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One dead, thousands flee as volcano erupts in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 29 (DPA) One person died and thousands were evacuated Sunday as a volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted for the first time in 400 years, shooting black smoke and ash up to 1,500 metres into the air.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 3:47:07 PM

Former crown princess presides over 'Mrs Nepal' contest
Kathmandu, Aug 29 (IANS) As Nepal still hesitates to bid a final adieu to the crown, the women in the deposed royal family have been the first to adapt to their new role as civilians.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 2:08:26 PM

Hasina government image dips over prices, graft
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) The popularity of the Bangladesh government led by Sheikh Hasina has taken a beating over price rise, power shortage and perceptions of graft, a survey conducted on completion of her 18 months in office said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 2:06:50 PM

Al Qaeda kill seven Yemeni soldiers
Sanaa, Aug 29 (IANS) Seven Yemeni soldiers were killed and five wounded in an Al Qaeda attack in the country's troubled Abyan province, an official said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 1:06:32 PM

China to conduct naval drill
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) The People's Liberation Army (PLA) will conduct a four-day naval drill in the Yellow Sea next month, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 12:22:07 PM

Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 29 (DPA) A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted Sunday for the first time in 400 years, shooting black smoke and ash up to 1,500 metres into the air and prompting the evacuation of thousands of residents.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 10:47:49 AM

Nominee for South Korean premier withdraws after graft accusations
Seoul, Aug 29 (DPA) The man appointed as prime minister in South Korea withdrew Sunday amid corruption allegations and doubts about his qualifications for the post.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 10:10:07 AM

Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 29 (DPA) A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted Sunday for the first time in 400 years, shooting black smoke and ash up to 1,500 metres into the air and prompting the evacuation of thousands of residents.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 9:31:49 AM

New dinosaur species found in China
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Scientists in China have identified a new species of dinosaur in a mountainous region in Shandong province, experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 8:15:09 AM

Cholera outbreak in China
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) An outbreak of cholera, reportedly caused by unclean food, sickened 30 people in a province in east China, health officials said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 6:22:20 AM

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