Bangkok, Nov 22 (DPA) Unknown assailants launched a grenade at anti-government protesters Saturday, killing one person and injuring seven people, fanning worries that Thailand was heading for more political street violence this weekend, media reports said.
Saturday, November 22, 2008 5:58:06 PM
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh refused to get ahead of himself and think about becoming the first Asian player to win the Hong Kong Open in the last 10 years, as he shot a 66 and moved from overnight 10th to tied fourth at the end of the third day of the $2.5 million tournament.
Saturday, November 22, 2008 4:33:50 PM
Taiyuan (China), Nov 22 (Xinhua) Eight people were killed and 16 injured when a hotel in north China caught fire early Saturday, authorities said.
Saturday, November 22, 2008 3:31:52 PM
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) With major political roadblocks - the poll date controversy and a meeting between two principal contenders for power, Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia - removed from its path, Bangladesh appears to be well on its way to have its delayed ninth general election this year-end.
Saturday, November 22, 2008 11:42:33 AM
Hong Kong, Nov 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh saved Indian golf contingent the blushes as he roared into title contention once again with a stunning seven-under 63 that raised him to tied 10th place at the midway stage of the $2.5 million UBS Hong Kong Open here Friday.
Friday, November 21, 2008 7:59:54 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 21(IANS) Joshna Chinappa from India claimed her second consecutive WISPA title when she defeated Malaysia's Low Wee Wern 11-8, 11-7, 11-6, in the final of the NSC Super Satellite No.4 squash tournament at the National Squash Centre courts, Bukit Jalil, here Friday.
Friday, November 21, 2008 7:57:46 PM
Beijing, Nov 21 (Xinhua) China is launching a national campaign to crack down on pornographic books, videos and websites, the country's press watchdog said.
Friday, November 21, 2008 7:40:36 PM
Yangon, Nov 21 (DPA) A popular Myanmar comedian known for his criticism and satire of the country's military junta was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison in a closed-door court session in Yangon, an opposition spokesman said.
Friday, November 21, 2008 7:39:40 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 21 (IANS) Team A1 India had an excellent outing during the free practice session ahead of the weekend's third round of the A1 Grand Prix race at the Sepang International Circuit, here Friday in hot and humid conditions.
Friday, November 21, 2008 7:04:19 PM
Kabul, Nov 21 (Xinhua) A suicide car bombing targeting a base of the Afghan National Army (ANA) killed three civilians and wounded four soldiers in the southern Afghan province of Zabul Friday.
Friday, November 21, 2008 6:12:59 PM
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