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Jailed Chinese Nobel laureate meets with wife
Beijing, Oct 10 (DPA) The wife of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo met her husband Sunday and reportedly told him of his award, a rights group said.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 4:09:51 PM

Pakistan reopens border crossing for NATO supply
Islamabad, Oct 10 (DPA) Pakistan Sunday reopened a key border crossing for supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan after a week-long halt at Torkham, a government official said.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 4:08:15 PM

10/10/10: Perfect day to tie the knot
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) For the Chinese, number 10 implies perfection. So a large number of couples tied the knot Oct 10, 2010, or 10-10-10, in a bid to make their marriage a success.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 3:27:56 PM

12th PM poll fails as warring parties hold Nepal hostage
Kathmandu, Oct 10 (IANS) While Nepal celebrated its biggest religious festival Dashain - symbolising the victory of good over evil - the nation ironically remained gripped by instability and pessimism as the warring political parties failed to elect a new prime minister even after the 12th round of voting Sunday. A 13th round was announced for Oct 26.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 2:36:26 PM

Drone attack kills seven in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region Sunday morning, a media report said.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 1:34:28 PM

Myanmar to release 11,000 inmates before polls
Yangon, Oct 10 (DPA) Myanmar authorities will release 11,000 prisoners before the Nov 7 general election but it was unclear whether any political prisoners would be among them, reports said Sunday.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 1:20:09 PM

Wanted: A team to look for Bigfoot
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) A research association in China has launched a global recruitment drive to form a team to search for the legendary and elusive ape-like creature called Bigfoot.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 1:07:47 PM

North Korea heir apparent debuts at military parade
Seoul, Oct 10 (DPA) The son and apparent successor of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il made a high-profile debut Sunday at a massive military parade through the streets of Pyongyang.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 11:39:56 AM

300-year-old Chinese vase sells for $32 mn
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) A 300-year-old vase from China's Qing dynasty has sold for a whopping $32.5 million at Sotheby's.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 11:36:40 AM

Fossil of new dinosaur species found in China
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists in China have discovered the fossils of a previously-unknown dinosaur species - a meat-eating theropod.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 11:13:01 AM

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