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Thailand bans Macbeth-like film
Bangkok, April 6 (IANS) Censors in Thailand have banned a film based on Shakespeare''s tragedy "Macbeth" after the movie used news footage of Thai political protests, BBC reported.

Friday, April 06, 2012 12:22:19 PM

Police car kills Chinese student
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese student died after an unmarked police car hit him in Birmingham in London, China Daily reported Friday.

Friday, April 06, 2012 12:19:29 PM

China names six terrorists
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China has published a list of six Islamist terrorists who trained in Pakistani camps and announced it was freezing their funds and assets.

Friday, April 06, 2012 12:19:09 PM

Girl locked in cage with wolves
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese man who put his nine-year-old daughter into a cage with two wolves as part of a bizarre stage show claims it was to build her courage.

Friday, April 06, 2012 12:15:19 PM

Man denies spending $11m on wedding
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese rich coal tycoon has denied reports he spent 70 million yuan ($11 million) on a lavish wedding for his daughter.

Friday, April 06, 2012 12:10:59 PM

Chinese minority celebrates own Valentine''s Day
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) An ethnic minority community in China, called the Miao, has its own form of Valentine''s Day -- a three-day dating festival for young people to find their Mr. or Miss Right.

Friday, April 06, 2012 11:58:09 AM

China publishes names of six terrorists
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) The Chinese police have published a list of six terrorists and decided to freeze their funds and assets in the first move of its kind since an anti-terror law legally defining terrorists was adopted last year.

Friday, April 06, 2012 11:42:29 AM

Finnair focuses on Asian routes to cut emissions
Helsinki, April 6 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has said it will focus on growing traffic between Europe and Asia, where it offers the shortest routes, to limit global warming pollution from aviation.

Friday, April 06, 2012 10:57:59 AM

Spain''s nuclear sector eyes growth in China
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain''s nuclear energy sector has gained a strong foothold in China over the past quarter century, providing components or services to nine of the country''s 14 operating nuclear power plants, and now is seeking to further expand its presence in the Asian nation, said authorities.

Friday, April 06, 2012 10:14:43 AM

Suranjoy, Sumit in second round of Asian Olympic qualifying event
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 6 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist Suranjoy Singh (52 kg) and promising teenager Sumit Sangwan (81 kg) won their opening round bouts in the Asian Olympic Qualifying boxing event here Thursday.

Friday, April 06, 2012 12:00:07 AM

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