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Philippine leader vows justice for massacre victims
General Santos City (Philippines), Dec 3 (DPA) Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Thursday vowed justice for the victims of a massacre allegedly perpetrated by her political allies in which 57 people were murdered.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:52:57 AM

One killed in Pakistan suicide attack (Third lead)
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS/AKI) At least one person was killed and three injured when the suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a naval compound here Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 11:23:00 PM

Afghanistan welcomes Obama's revised strategy
Kabul, Dec 2 (DPA) Afghan Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta Wednesday welcomed the revised strategy of US President Barack Obama for Afghanistan, saying it would give his country a chance to take over the security of the war-torn country from international troops.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 10:08:59 PM

Saina loses opening round of Super Series Masters Final
Johar Bahru, Dec 2 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal lost her opening round match to Malaysian Mew Choo Wong at the World Super series Masters Final badminton here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 9:25:50 PM

South Korea to vaccinate people against swine flu
Seoul, Dec 2 (IANS) South Korean health authorities plan to vaccinate nearly 40 percent of the country's population against the influenza A (H1N1) virus, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 8:36:44 PM

Iran frees detained British sailors
Tehran, Dec 2 (IANS) Iran has released five British sailors who were detained Nov 25 after apparently straying into Iranian waters, British and Iranian officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 5:43:14 PM

Japan, first to qualify - hopefully not first to leave (Team Profile)
Tokyo, Dec 2 (DPA) On June 6 this year, Japan became the first country to qualify for next year's World Cup finals in South Africa when they won 1-0 in Uzbekistan.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 4:35:23 PM

After Canada, Dhaka moves US to get Mujib killer
Dhaka, Dec 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has moved the US authorities through the Interpol to secure the custody of a former army officer convicted for murdering the country's founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 3:18:55 PM

Maid posed as burglar to rob Hong Kong boss
Hong Kong, Dec 2 (DPA) An Indonesian maid working in Hong Kong was in custody Wednesday after allegedly posing as a burglar to break into her 79-year-old employer's bedroom.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 10:31:08 AM

Ghei, Gangjee aim to secure Asian Tour card
Khon Kaen (Thailand), Dec 1 (IANS) Indian golfer Chinnaswamy Muniyappa, who has had the best season of his life, while winning the Hero Honda Indian Open, would be looking to finish the year with another win while Gaurav Ghei and Rahil Gangjee without wins for a long time will hope to end the drought at the King's Cup this week.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 6:25:25 PM

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