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Blaze kills 10 at Indonesian cafe
Jakarta, June 25 (DPA) A fire engulfed a cafe in Indonesia's second largest city of Surabaya Friday, killing 10 people including two foreigners, police said.

Friday, June 25, 2010 7:56:35 PM

River dikes breached in China, thousands affected
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Floods caused by heavy rains for the eleventh consecutive day breached three river dikes in Fuhe river in China's Jiangxi province, forcing the evacuation of over 100,000 people.

Friday, June 25, 2010 7:51:48 PM

Around 16,500 Palestinians cross Egypt's border with Gaza
Rafah (Egypt), June 25 (DPA) Around 16,500 Palestinians have crossed Egypt's border with Gaza since it was opened June 1 after Israel's attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, a security source said Friday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 6:32:55 PM

377 killed, 368,000 homes destroyed in China floods
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Floods in China have killed 377 people in 2010 and left 142 missing, while over 368,000 homes were destroyed, an official statement said Friday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 5:58:22 PM

China sentences Tibetan activist to 15 years in prison
Beijing, June 25 (DPA) A Chinese court has sentenced a Tibetan businessman and environmentalist to 15 years in prison after convicting him of stealing cultural relics, his lawyer said Friday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 4:23:00 PM

Seven killed in Indonesia cafe fire
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Seven people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in a fire in a cafe in Indonesia Friday, police said.

Friday, June 25, 2010 4:13:12 PM

Netherlands fly the flag for faltering Europe
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) Teams from the Americas have led the way at this World Cup, but one big European side has seemed immune to the stutters and downright failures that have befallen its peers.

Friday, June 25, 2010 3:48:59 PM

125,000 Bangladesh freedom fighters to get higher allowance
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has announced higher allowance for 125,000 people who participated in the country's freedom movement against Pakistan in 1971.

Friday, June 25, 2010 1:51:14 PM

Give fair wage to Bangladesh workers: Parliamentary body
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) A Bangladesh parliament committee has told the government to declare 'a time befitting minimum wage structure' by July 29 for the country's readymade garments industry that is facing recurring industrial violence.

Friday, June 25, 2010 1:47:59 PM

Teens held for running sex racket in China
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Police have detained four teenage girls who allegedly coerced their peers into prostitution in central China's Henan province.

Friday, June 25, 2010 7:13:44 AM

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