Yokohama (Japan), May 30 (DPA) Threatened by soaring global food prices, African leaders and their development partners Friday agreed to address hunger as well as increase food supplies over the long term at the conclusion of a the three-day conference here.
Friday, May 30, 2008 10:02:13 AM
Yangon, May 29 (DPA) Myanmar Thursday adopted a new constitution that guarantees military control over future elected governments after a heavily-criticised national referendum approved the charter with a more than 90 percent vote in its favour.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 9:20:55 PM
Chengdu (China), May 29 (Xinhua) The toll in China's May 12 earthquake rose Thursday to 68,516 with 19,350 people still untraced as the government mobilised 178,000 armed forces personnel in a massive relief effort.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 8:06:34 PM
Seoul, May 29 (DPA) South Korean government dismissed Thursday rumours of the death of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Il as untrue, as speculation swept across Asia.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 4:38:49 PM
Beijing, May 29 (DPA) Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit China next week to push forward a strategic partnership agreement between the two nations, the Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 4:26:12 PM
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) After cornering much of the coconut oil market in Bangladesh, India's hair and skin care conglomerate Marico is tapping the prospects of opening its Kaya brand skin care clinics in the country.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 3:41:56 PM
Kuala Lumpur, May 29 (IANS) International human rights organisation Amnesty International has slammed the Malaysian government for its failure to protect the rights of the people and pressed for urgent reform.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 3:39:14 PM
Manila, May 29 (Xinhua) Three civilians were killed and 17 injured when an improvised bomb exploded near an airbase in the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga Thursday.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:59:32 PM
Kabul, May 29 (Xinhua) At least three civilians were killed Thursday in a suicide attack targeting a convoy of international troops in the Afghan capital, the NATO-led security forces said.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:28:59 PM
Kabul, May 29 (DPA) An Afghan army commander in western Afghanistan claimed Thursday their forces supported by NATO warplanes killed 30 Taliban militants in fight that left three Afghan security forces also dead.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 12:35:43 PM
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