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Plane with 43 crashes in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 17 (IANS) A passenger plane with 43 people on board crashed in Afghanistan Monday, Xinhua reported quoting the interior ministry.

Monday, May 17, 2010 3:51:10 PM

Dhaka curbs movement of people at night near India border
Dhaka, May 17 (IANS) Bangladesh has imposed restrictions on movement of people at night in areas along the 4,300-km border with India to avert what it calls deaths due to firing by the Indian border guards.

Monday, May 17, 2010 2:51:00 PM

Iraqi imam beheaded by group linked to Al Qaeda
Baghdad, May 17 (DPA) A Sunni imam was beheaded by a group linked to Al Qaeda in Iraq, who then placed his head on an electric pole, security sources said Monday.

Monday, May 17, 2010 1:26:34 PM

Iran agrees to make uranium swap in Turkey
Tehran, May 17 (DPA) Iran signed an agreement to swap its uranium in Turkey for enrichment, hoping to avert new international sanctions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Monday.

Monday, May 17, 2010 12:16:05 PM

A Chinese drug sold at 1,300 percent profit
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) A cancer patient in China's Hunan province had to pay 213 yuan for a medicine that cost just 15.5 yuan ($2.2) to the manufacturer, generating a mind-boggling profit of 1,300 percent.

Monday, May 17, 2010 11:47:28 AM

Meghalaya braces for three shutdowns
Shillong, May 17 (IANS) Meghalaya is set to see three shutdowns in a row beginning from Tuesday to protest police firing that killed four people at the disputed Langpih village.

Monday, May 17, 2010 11:46:57 AM

China auctions sidewalks to street vendors
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) Street shops in China will be legalised soon with the government launching an auction of sidewalks to vendors, a move that many say was brought about due to hygiene concerns.

Monday, May 17, 2010 10:35:36 AM

Operating Sukhois: A Malaysia-India-Russia love story
Gong Kedak (Malaysia), May 17 (IANS) Operating, maintaining and flying Sukhoi fighter aircraft is a Malaysia-India-Russia 'love story', says a senior Malaysian air force official.

Monday, May 17, 2010 10:03:44 AM

UAE, South Korea pledge close ties
Seoul, May 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and South Korea have agreed to form a joint committee to explore cooperation in small and medium ventures, technology and healthcare.

Monday, May 17, 2010 3:43:57 AM

Azlan Shah Cup: Impressive India share title with South Korea
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 16 (IANS) Defending champions India retained the Azlan Shah Cup hockey title, winning it for the fifth time, after they were declared joint winners with South Korea as heavy rains washed out the final Sunday.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 8:57:07 PM

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