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16th ASEAN summit opens in Hanoi
Hanoi, April 8 (IANS) The 16th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened here Thursday.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 5:47:54 PM

Video released of US soldier captured in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 8 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban have released a new video which appears to show an American soldier captured in Afghanistan in June last year.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 5:25:29 PM

Thai premier cancels trip amid Bangkok emergency
Bangkok, April 8 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday cancelled a trip to Vietnam to attend a South-East Asian summit to deal with an escalating political crisis in Bangkok.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 4:18:34 PM

Spain plans $23 bn investment in rail, road projects
Madrid, April 8 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government plans to launch transportation projects valued at 17 billion euros ($22.7 billion) over the course of this year and 2011, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said Wednesday in introducing the Special Infrastructure Plan, or PEI.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 2:58:51 PM

Import of Indian movies upsets Dhaka film industry
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) The Bangladesh film industry is angry following the government's decision to import and screen Indian films after lifting a ban imposed in 1965.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 2:00:53 PM

Malaysian PM opts for Indian party's nominee in by-poll
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) nominee will contest a key parliamentary by-election, Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has announced.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 11:20:42 AM

Graduate, employed Chinese ask parents for money
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) Nearly four out of 10 college-educated youths in China fail to make ends meet despite being employed and ask their parents to help them out, a study says.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 9:54:39 AM

Malaysian Indian sentenced to death for killing 3 kids
Johor Baru (Malaysia), April 8 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian, who murdered his three children and tried to kill himself along with his daughter in a suicide pact, was sentenced to death by a High Court.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 9:27:41 AM

17 killed, over 140 injured in Kyrgyzstan riots
Bishkek, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people were killed and more than 140 injured in the Kyrgyz capital Wednesday as protesters clashed with the police to demand the release of their detained leaders, officials said.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 9:08:41 PM

Hu, Obama to meet during nuclear security summit
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao and US President Barack Obama will discuss a wide range of issues during their meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington next week, Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 7:06:37 PM

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