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Indian painter exhibits works for Bangladeshi connoisseurs
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) Indian painter Ujwala Prabhu is yet again exhibiting her works for Bangladeshi connoisseurs on what she calls 'Chokher Dekha, Praner Kotha', which means 'what the eye sees, the heart speaks'.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 10:18:15 AM

Opposition leader accused of instigating Dhaka mutiny
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has for the first time accused a former lawmaker of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of instigating the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers' mutiny in which over 80 people were killed.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 10:00:02 AM

Purged officials reignite party divisions in China
Beijing, June 4 (DPA) Ignored by state media and the Chinese Communist Party, a book by purged party leader Zhao Ziyang has given renewed hope to dissidents in their 20-year campaign for justice over the brutal crackdown on the 1989 democracy protests at Tiananmen square.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 7:45:21 AM

Pregnant British woman gets life sentence in Laos
Bangkok, June 3 (DPA) A Laos court Wednesday sentenced British national Samantha Orobator to life in prison for drug trafficking, mitigated from the death penalty on account of the defendant's pregnancy, diplomats said.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 6:44:46 PM

North Korea assembling long-range missile, says report
Seoul, June 3 (DPA) An intercontinental missile has been brought to an assembly hall at a new launch site on North Korea's northwest coast, a South Korean newspaper reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 6:17:20 PM

Randhawa and Bhullar highlight India's success in Asian Tour
Sentosa, June 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa's win at the Singha Thailand Open and Gaganjeet Bhullar's second place at the SAIL Open were the highlights for India as the Asian Tour completed its first half of the 2009 season with a sprinkling of magical feats which included a world scoring record and historic milestones by one of the region's golf legends.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 3:41:08 PM

Afghan troops kill 11 Taliban rebels
Kabul, June 3 (Xinhua) Afghan troops have killed 11 rebels in fighting with Taliban in the southern part of the country, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 2:27:15 PM

`Fear of collapse' bars reassessment of Tiananmen crackdown
Taipei, June 3 (DPA) China's Communist Party fears any reassessment of the brutal suppression of the 1989 democracy movement could undermine its rule over the country's 1.3 billion people, two leaders of the protests said.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 7:29:10 AM

North Korea planning to test medium-range rocket, says report
Seoul, June 2 (DPA) North Korea appeared to be preparing to test a medium-range missile at the same time as an intercontinental one, a South Korean media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 5:57:02 PM

Taliban commander among seven killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 2 (Xinhua) Six people were killed Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's northeastern Bagram district, while a senior Taliban commander was killed in a separate incident in the country's southern Helmand province, officials said.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 5:30:34 PM

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