Tokyo, Oct 20 (DPA) Asia-Pacific stocks soared Monday after South Korea announced a package of more than $130 billion to stabilize the country's financial sector.
Monday, October 20, 2008 5:21:09 PM
Kabul, Oct 20 (DPA) Taliban fighters killed a British woman aid worker for 'spreading Christianity,' Monday as she was going to her office in the western part of Kabul, officials said.
Monday, October 20, 2008 5:10:17 PM
Guangzhou (China), Oct 20 (Xinhua) Chinese exporters, faced with falling foreign orders amid global economic slowdown, are diverting their attention to domestic markets.
Monday, October 20, 2008 3:23:32 PM
Kabul, Oct 20 (Xinhua) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has killed more than 20 insurgents during a two-day operation in the eastern Afghan province of Wardak, an alliance statement said Monday.
Monday, October 20, 2008 3:22:56 PM
Tokyo, Oct 20 (Xinhua) Tokyo stocks closed higher Monday with the key Nikkei index climbing 3.59 percent to recover the 9,000 mark.
Monday, October 20, 2008 3:22:12 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Malaysia is to go in for nuclear energy as an alternative source of power generation by 2020 and a paper identifying sites for installing nuclear plants would be submitted to the cabinet by the year end, it was announced Monday.
Monday, October 20, 2008 2:13:05 PM
Kabul, Oct 20 (DPA) Unknown gunmen killed a foreign woman when she was going to her office in the western part of the capital city Monday,police said.
Monday, October 20, 2008 2:12:03 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Malaysia-born C.K. Ravindran, who went to India for studies, has been stranded in the country for the past 31 years as Malaysian authorities have refused to renew his passport although he has a nationality certificate.
Monday, October 20, 2008 12:24:29 PM
Jakarta, Oct 20 (DPA) An undersea earthquake registering 6.5 on the Richter scale struck off Indonesia's central Sulawesi province Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage, the Indonesian seismologist agency said.
Monday, October 20, 2008 12:24:05 PM
Beijing, Oct 20 (Xinhua) China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 9.9 percent year on year to 20.163 trillion yuan ($2.96 trillion) in the first three quarters of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.
Monday, October 20, 2008 10:45:12 AM
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