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New Nepal constitution may guarantee right to strike
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) The eight major trade unions in Nepal, including those close to the ruling parties and the opposition Maoists, have recommended to lawmakers drafting the new constitution that the right to strike be included as a fundamental right.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 12:14:55 PM

13 dead in Philippines hotel fire
Manila, Dec 19 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed Sunday when a fire razed a budget hotel in a northern Philippine city, a provincial police chief said.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:34:59 AM

Suicide attackers hit Afghan army base
Kunduz, Dec 19 (DPA) Suicide bombers attacked an army recruiting base in northern Afghanistan early Sunday, causing at least 10 casualties, police said.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:13:26 AM

Humpy loses to China's Yifan for second straight time
Hatay (Turkey), Dec 19 (IANS) For the second successive time, India's top rated player in the competition Koneru Humpy crashed out to China's 16-year-old Hou Yifan in the semi-finals of the Women's World Chess Championship.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 9:52:42 AM

Book chronicles life of Malaysia's ethnic Indians
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 19 (IANS) A book that chronicles Malaysia's efforts to improve the conditions of its 2.1 million ethnic Indians in the last decade has been unveiled here.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 9:36:05 AM

All 35 dead in Bangladesh boat tragedy women, kids
Dhaka, Dec 19 (IANS) All 35 dead in a boat capsize in northeastern Bangladesh were women and children, media reports said Sunday. At least 10 people are still missing.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 8:45:50 AM

Israeli war jets kill five militants in Gaza strike
Gaza, Dec 19 (DPA) Five Palestinian militants were killed Saturday night after Israeli planes targeted them in an open area in the central Gaza Strip, Israeli and Palestinian sources said.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 4:23:33 AM

Five killed in mysterious Gaza explosion
Gaza, Dec 19 (DPA) A sudden mysterious explosion in central Gaza Strip killed Saturday night five Palestinian militants, Palestinian paramedics and witnesses said. The circumstances of the blast are still unknown.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 3:49:55 AM

35 dead, 10 missing in Bangladesh boat capsize
Dhaka, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and about 10 others were missing when their boat capsized in northeastern Bangladesh Saturday, Xinhua reports.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 11:45:53 PM

Pakistan, China sign 22 economic agreements
Islamabad, Dec 18 (DPA) Pakistan and China Saturday signed 22 new trade agreements, worth $15-billion, aimed at deepening strategic and economic toes between the two countries, officials said.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 10:00:31 PM

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