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German chancellor pays surprise visit to Afghanistan
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Dec 18 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday paid a surprise visit to her country's troops in northern Afghanistan.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 5:15:33 PM

Seven kids burnt in face for chatting in class
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) Seven kids were burnt in the face using an iron by a teacher because they didn't listen to her and chatted during class at a kindergarten in east China's Jiangsu province, a media report said.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 5:05:28 PM

Chowrasia slips in third round, unknown Thai takes lead
Hua Hin (Thailand), Dec 18 (IANS) After looking good for a top-10 finish at various points through the last three days, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia settled for an adventurous 72 on the third day at the Black Mountain Masters golf Saturday.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 5:05:23 PM

'US won't object to n-deal between Pakistan and China'
Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The US will not object to any civil nuclear deal between Pakistan and China if it abides by international rules of such agreements, and chances of the US making such a deal with Pakistan too cannot be ruled out, the American envoy here has said.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 3:47:05 PM

Supreme Court orders end to Nepal PM poll fiasco
Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) As Nepal's parliament sits Sunday after a month's hiatus, the futile exercises that failed to elect a new prime minister even after 16 rounds of vote would have to end, the republic's apex court ordered.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 2:22:21 PM

Pakistan, China to sign fresh trade agreements
Islamabad, Dec 18 (DPA) Pakistan and China were Saturday set to sign fresh trade agreements worth $10 billion aimed at deepening strategic and economic relations between the two countries.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 2:09:26 PM

Most Chinese unhappy with government websites
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) Nearly 80 percent Chinese in a survey said they were dissatisfied with government websites as they lacked useful information.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 11:16:20 AM

'China worried over South Korean military exercise plans'
Seoul, Dec 18 (DPA) China has said it was concerned over South Korean plans to hold artillery exercises on an island that recently came under attack by North Korea, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 11:02:48 AM

China asks teachers not to accept holiday gifts
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) China has warned schools and teachers not to accept any gift or bribe or 'misuse' public money during the coming New Year holiday season, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 9:56:45 AM

Six die in China firecracker blast
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) At least six people were killed and four injured Friday night in a firecracker blast in China's Hunan province, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, December 18, 2010 9:49:19 AM

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