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5.1-magnitude earthquake shakes China
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit China's Uygur region Thursday, but no casualty was reported, officials said.

Friday, June 11, 2010 2:47:15 AM

Indian arrested for smuggling ketamine drug into Taiwan
Taipei, June 10 (DPA) Taiwan police Thursday arrested an Indian on suspicion of smuggling 20 kilograms of ketamine, a a drug used in human and veterinary medicine, from Thailand to Taipei.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 10:24:14 PM

Afghans stone German base over proselytising allegations
Kunduz (Afghanistan), June 10 (DPA) At least four people were injured in northern Afghanistan Thursday when protesters threw stones at a German military camp over claims that two aid organisations had preached Christianity in the country.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 10:04:19 PM

Suicide bomber attacks Afghan wedding, kills 40 civilians
Kandahar (Afghanistan), June 10 (DPA) A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a wedding party in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 40 people and injuring 87 others, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 7:49:34 PM

Hong Kong World Cup fans told to avoid excesses
Hong Kong, June 10 (DPA) As advice goes, it is likely to be as welcome as an own-goal or a missed penalty in a major tournament final.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 6:47:27 PM

Russia-China trade up 55.8 percent in May
Beijing, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trade between Russia and China rose by 55.8 percent to $4.75 billion in May, compared to the corresponding period last year, Chinese customs authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 5:56:28 PM

Korean rocket crashes seconds after takeoff
Seoul, June 10 (IANS) South Korea's homemade rocket, which lost contact only 137 seconds after the takeoff Thursday, crashed, a media report said.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 3:18:57 PM

British PM makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
Kabul, June 10 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived Thursday for an unannounced visit to the Afghan capital.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 3:07:41 PM

British PM pays surprise visit to Afghanistan
Kabul, June 10 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived Thursday for an unannounced visit to the Afghan capital.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 2:38:36 PM

North Korea vows to punish killers of Chinese nationals
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) North Korea has expressed sorrow for the shooting of Chinese nationals on its border with China and pledged to punish those responsible.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 1:31:24 PM

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