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18 militants, six soldiers killed in Afghanistan clash
Kabul, May 30 (Xinhua) Twenty-four people, including 18 suspected Taliban insurgents, were killed as fighting flared up in Afghanistan's northwest Badghis province, its governor said Saturday.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 7:49:15 PM

China protests Danish meetings with Dalai Lama
Beijing, May 30 (Xinhua) China Saturday protested over Danish government officials' meeting with the Dalai Lama, saying it 'severely damaged the country's core interest'.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 7:32:08 PM

UN urged to take measures against North Korea
Singapore, May 30 (DPA) South Korean Defence Minister Lee Sang Hee Saturday urged the UN Security Council to take action against North Korea following the Communist country's nuclear test this week but said it would work to resolve the crisis peacefully.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 5:01:04 PM

Thailand's Deputy PM to be charged with electoral fraud
Bangkok, May 29 (Xinhua) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban is in trouble as the Election Commission has decided to file electoral fraud charges against him for distributing towels carrying his and his party's name, a media report said Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2009 6:07:54 PM

North Korea warns UN council, tests new missile
Seoul, May 29 (DPA) North Korea warned the UN Security Council Friday that it would take 'further self-defence measures' if the council imposed more sanctions on it for this week's nuclear test as media reports said it fired another short-range missile.

Friday, May 29, 2009 4:57:18 PM

Boy chopped to death with meat cleaver in Hong Kong street
Hong Kong, May 29 (DPA) A four-year-old boy was chopped to death with a meat cleaver in front of horrified lunchtime crowds as he played in the street with his father in Hong Kong Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2009 2:23:49 PM

Japan's economic data show signs of recovery
Tokyo, May 29 (DPA) Japan's industrial output rose at the fastest rate for almost 60 years in April, but the overall economic picture was more mixed, with the jobless rate for the month the worst in five years, government reports said.

Friday, May 29, 2009 11:05:54 AM

Dhaka probing Gulshan Kumar killer's terror links
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh is ascertaining possible terror links of Abdul Rauf Daud Merchant, convicted killer of Bollywood music baron Gulshan Kumar, who was nabbed while hiding in a town in the eastern region, media reports here said Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2009 10:05:01 AM

Music baron Gulshan Kumar's killer nabbed in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Abdul Rauf Daud Merchant, convicted killer of Bollywood music baron Gulshan Kumar, has been nabbed by Bangladesh police that is ascertaining his possible links to an arms haul case.

Friday, May 29, 2009 9:07:15 AM

Gisele Bundchen's residential area plagued by rats
Beijing, May 28(IANS) Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen's place is horrified with rats as they have plagued her residential area.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:50:54 PM

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