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Thirty-three colliers trapped in flooded China mine
Zhengzhou (China), Nov 17 (Xinhua) Thirty-three people were trapped in a flooded coal mine early Monday in central China's Henan province.

Monday, November 17, 2008 6:16:50 PM

Jeev moves into top-50 after Singapore win
Sentosa (Singapore), Nov 17 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has moved into the top-50 in the world rankings for the second time in his career. He is currently placed 46th after his victory at Barclays Singapore Open.

Monday, November 17, 2008 4:50:27 PM

Jeev's win emphasises strength of Indian and Asian golf
Sentosa (Singapore), Nov 17 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh's accomplished victory over a world-class field at the Barclays Singapore Open golf Sunday has once again shown the strength and class of Indian golfers.

Monday, November 17, 2008 4:48:57 PM

Japan's economy slides into recession
Tokyo, Nov 17 (DPA) Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 0.4 percent in real terms in the July-September period, the government said Monday.

Monday, November 17, 2008 2:13:02 PM

Indonesian quake kills three
Jakarta, Nov 17 (DPA) A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off Indonesia's North Sulawesi province early Monday killed at least three people, injured nearly 40 and damaged more than 1,500 buildings, officials said.

Monday, November 17, 2008 1:52:58 PM

Malaysia's Samy Vellu to defend party presidency for 11th time
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 17 (IANS) S. Samy Vellu, long-time chief of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), says he will fight for the top job for the eleventh time next March.

Monday, November 17, 2008 1:52:39 PM

Uncertainty over Bangladesh poll dates persists
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) Pressure tactics by the former prime minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance have made holding of the delayed ninth general election in Bangladesh on schedule uncertain.

Monday, November 17, 2008 1:47:09 PM

Japan's economy sinks into recession
Tokyo, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Japan sank into its first recession in seven years in the July-September quarter as the global financial crisis took a heavy toll on the world's second largest economy and curbed demand for its exports.

Monday, November 17, 2008 12:14:06 PM

Four killed in China firework plant blast
Guangzhou (China), Nov 17 (Xinhua) Four people were killed and two seriously injured in an explosion at a firework plant in southern China, officials said Monday.

Monday, November 17, 2008 10:33:47 AM

Tokyo stocks open modestly higher on bargain-hunting
Tokyo, Nov 17 (DPA) Tokyo stocks opened modestly higher Monday as investors bought back battered shares, but gains were capped due to anxiety over the slowdown of Japan's economic growth.

Monday, November 17, 2008 8:45:37 AM

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