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Japan quake may hit auto production in China
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) The devastating earthquake in Japan may affect auto production at two joint ventures in China due to interruption in import of vehicle parts, company officials said Thursday.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 12:20:43 PM

Malaysian airlines troubled by crash rumours
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) A Malaysian budget airline, AirAsia, is facing an unusual problem -- hoax messages are being posted on blogs that speak of its planes crashing.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 12:06:44 PM

Davis's release based on ISI-CIA secret deal: Report
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) The release of American security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, is understood to have been based on a clandestine deal between Pakistani intelligence agency ISI and the CIA, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 11:54:40 AM

After Japan crisis, Malaysia undecided on n-power plants
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) Malaysia has said it is yet to take a final decision on building two nuclear power plants in the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:53:06 AM

NATO fuel tankers torched in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Two container trucks, carrying fuel for NATO and allied forces in Afghanistan, were torched by unidentified militants in Pakistan's Peshawar city late Wednesday, police said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:48:14 AM

Choppers dump water on Japan nuclear reactor
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The Japanese military Thursday began using helicopters to dump water on a damaged nuclear reactor after the Fukushima nuclear plant's power operator failed to cool it down.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:05:21 AM

Toll due to Japan quake rises to over 5,000
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami that hit the country March 11 have left 5,178 people dead till Thursday morning, Japan's National Police Agency said.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:00:01 AM

Japan shares plunge on nuclear crisis, yen's surge
Tokyo, March 17 (DPA) Japanese stocks fell sharply in Thursday morning trading as the yen surged against major currencies amid growing fears of a potential meltdown at a nuclear plant in northeastern Japan.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 8:49:42 AM

Raymond Davis released by Pakistani court
Islamabad/Washington, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday acquitted CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, after payment of blood money as compensation to relatives of the victims, Geo News reported. He is reported to have been flown out of the country.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:01:19 PM

120 injured in Yemen protest
Sanaa, March 16 (DPA) At least 120 protesters were injured in the western Yemen city of Hudeida when security forces and government loyalists used force to disperse a demonstration Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 9:32:59 PM

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