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Blasts hit Indonesian hotels, six confirmed dead
Jakarta, July 17 (DPA) Two powerful explosions hit the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton hotels in the Indonesian capital Friday morning, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others, police and media reports said.

Friday, July 17, 2009 9:51:40 AM

Hong Kong bank manager steals $13 mn from customers
Hong Kong, July 17 (DPA) A bank manager in Hong Kong was Friday sent to jail for stealing almost $13 million from the accounts of wealthy customers.

Friday, July 17, 2009 9:02:27 AM

Eight killed as blasts hit Jakarta hotels
Jakarta, July 17 (DPA) At least eight people were killed in two powerful explosions at the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton hotels Friday morning in the Indonesian capital, media reports said.

Friday, July 17, 2009 8:56:45 AM

Four killed in blasts at two Indonesian hotels
Jakarta, July 17 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed and several injured in explosions at Ritz Carlton and Marriott hotels here Friday morning, a media report said.

Friday, July 17, 2009 7:43:25 AM

Africans protest outside police station in China
Guangzhou (China), July 16 (Xinhua) More than a hundred African nationals have staged a protest outside a police station over the death of a man allegedly during police identity checks in China's southern Guangdong City, officials said.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 8:25:20 PM

Hong Kong records first swine flu death
Hong Kong, July 16 (DPA) Hong Kong has recorded its first fatal case of swine flu with the death of a 42-year-old man, health officials announced Thursday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 5:49:52 PM

Thai Election Commission disqualifies 13 lawmakers
Bangkok, July 16 (DPA) Thailand's Election Commission ruled Thursday that 13 members of the ruling Democrat Party should lose their status as members of parliament for holding shares in companies involved in media or state concessions.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 4:51:26 PM

Clinton to sign peace treaty with ASEAN next week
Bangkok, July 16 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will sign pacts with the ASEAN countries for the US accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia when she meets the foreign ministers of the grouping July 23.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 4:09:39 PM

South Korea's ex-president breathing on a respirator
Seoul, July 16 (DPA) South Korea's former president and Nobel peace laureate in 2000 Kim Dae Jung is breathing on a respirator in hospital, a spokesman for a Seoul hospital said Thursday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 3:22:21 PM

Indonesia's 'menstrual meal' maid walks free
Hong Kong, July 16 (DPA) An Indonesian maid arrested after mixing her menstrual blood in a pot of vegetables she was cooking for her Hong Kong employer has walked free from court, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 1:25:59 PM

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