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70 students suffer from food poisoning in China
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Seventy students fell ill after they had a meal at a primary school in south China, an official spokesman said.

Friday, June 25, 2010 6:43:48 AM

Toll in Colombia coal mine blast reaches 73
Bogota, June 25 (IANS/EFE) Bodies of 73 miners, killed in last week's blast in a coal mine in Colombia have been recovered so far, a source with Colombia's Geology and Mining Institute said Thursday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 5:17:58 AM

Al Qaeda 'building bunkers' in the Sahara
Timbuctu (Mali), June 24 (IANS/AKI) Militants linked to Al Qaeda are building fortified bunkers in the Algeria and Mali areas of the Sahara desert to shelter militants from air attacks, security experts claim.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 11:36:39 PM

China claims smashing Xinjiang terror ring
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) China has smashed a terror group that killed 17 people in an attack in Xinjiang region two years back, Xinhua reported Thursday quoting a security ministry official.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 2:30:08 PM

Afridi to decide his Test future after England tour
Karachi, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will decide his Test future after the exhaustive tour of England that begins this month.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 1:37:55 PM

China to cut production of chopsticks in environment bid
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) China will limit production of disposable chopsticks in a bid to protect the environment, the government said. Currently, some 45 billion pairs of chopsticks, equivalent to 25 million fully grown trees, are produced annually, adversely impacting the environment.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 6:50:31 PM

Israel arrests Palestinians in West Bank raids
Ramallah, June 23 (IANS) Israeli troops Wednesday arrested four Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 5:21:17 PM

Pride and Precipice: Contrasting matches in Group E
Cape Town, June 23 (DPA) The last two games in Group E at the World Cup football Thursday could not be any more different in character.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 4:29:57 PM

Cameroon play for pride against advancing Dutch
Cape Town, June 23 (DPA) Cameroon and the Netherlands meet Thursday in their final Group E match of World Cup football, which means nothing in terms of qualification but everything in terms of pride for the West African nation.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 4:25:30 PM

15 missing after boat capsizes in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, June 23 (DPA) Rescuers searched Wednesday for as many as 15 people after the boat they were travelling in capsized off Malaysia's southern coast the previous day.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:04:56 PM

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