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Japan stocks rise on high tech tie-ups
Tokyo, Dec 27 (DPA) Japanese shares were up in Monday morning trading, buoyed by several large deals among technology companies, which outweighed concerns over China's recent base rate increase.

Monday, December 27, 2010 9:35:01 AM

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar turns 550
Istanbul, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 3,000 people gathered Sunday in Istanbul's historic Grand Bazaar to celebrate its 550th anniversary.

Monday, December 27, 2010 7:32:09 AM

Noodle diplomacy by Taiwanese marathon runner
Taipei, Dec 27 (DPA) A Taiwanese marathon runner who came second in the Antarctic Ultra Marathon said he helped promote his country by serving hot instant noodles to other runners in the sub-zero weather.

Monday, December 27, 2010 7:06:43 AM

6,000-year-old jade workshop found in China
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have discovered the ruins of an ancient workshop dating back 6,000 years that processed jade and stone objects.

Monday, December 27, 2010 6:05:56 AM

Four Turkish engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 27 (DPA) Four Turkish engineers and their driver were kidnapped Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, an official said.

Monday, December 27, 2010 2:46:39 AM

Mitsubishi plans oil storage plant in UAE
Fujairah, Dec 26 (IANS/WAM) Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation has plans to set up a petrochemical and oil storage facility in the United Arab Emirates.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 9:29:39 PM

Bangladesh seeks arrest of Transparency International leaders
Dhaka, Dec 26 (DPA) A Bangladeshi court Sunday issued an arrest warrant for the leaders of the national chapter of corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI), accusing them of tarnishing the reputation of the judiciary.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 8:37:45 PM

Two militants killed in Gaza clash
Gaza, Dec 26 (DPA) Israeli soldiers killed two Islamic Jihad militants early Sunday in a gunfight in the southern Gaza Strip, medical officials and the Israeli military said.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 8:25:59 PM

US drone attack counter-productive: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday condemned US drone attacks in the country's restive northwest, terming them counter-productive in the fight against terrorism.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 7:45:43 PM

Toll in Pakistan suicide attack rises to 46
Islamabad, Dec 26 (DPA) At least 46 people were killed and around 100 injured in Saturday's suicide bombing carried out by a suspected female attacker in Pakistan's restive tribal region, a government official said Sunday.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 5:02:28 PM

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