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15 killed in clash in southern Philippines
Manila, Oct 27 (DPA) One soldier and 14 Muslim rebels were killed Monday in a clash in southern Philippines, a military spokesman said.

Monday, October 27, 2008 7:50:01 PM

Thai shares fall 10.5 percent
Bangkok, Oct 27 (DPA) Thai shares lost 10.5 percent of their value Monday, prompting a circuit break at 4 p.m., as investors continued to dump equities in panic selling.

Monday, October 27, 2008 6:51:29 PM

Chinese shares fall on economic slowdown fear
Beijing, Oct 27 (Xinhua) Chinese shares dropped 6.32 percent Monday amid concerns over a global economic slowdown.

Monday, October 27, 2008 4:49:43 PM

Shoaib in contention for Abu Dhabi ODI series
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will be in contention when Pakistan cricket selectors pick the 15-man squad for the three-match One-day International series against the West Indies in Abu Dhabi from Nov 3.

Monday, October 27, 2008 3:11:45 PM

AirAsia to fly to India Dec 1
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) AirAsia, one of the largest airlines in Malaysia, has received the Indian government's nod for flying to the country, and is ready to take off Dec 1 to Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu.

Monday, October 27, 2008 3:09:38 PM

Decision on proposed Pakistan-West Indies Test series soon
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) The fate of Pakistan's proposed two-match Test series against the West Indies in Abu Dhabi will be decided within the next 24 hours, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official said Monday.

Monday, October 27, 2008 2:21:56 PM

Diwali celebrated in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdulah Ahmed Badawi and his cabinet ministers Monday joined the nationwide celebrations of the Indian festival of Diwali, reinforcing the country's multi-racial traditions.

Monday, October 27, 2008 2:13:00 PM

Asian markets start week with further plunge
Tokyo, Oct 27 (DPA) Asian markets plummeted to new lows Monday, with Japan's key Nikkei index leading the plunge, as investors across the region stepped up panic-selling on concerns that tumbling share values would drag economies into recession.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:27:10 PM

China accounts for six percent of world GDP
Beijing, Oct 27 (Xinhua) China's share in the world's combined gross domestic product (GDP) rose to six percent at the end of 2007, compared with the 1.8 in 1978 when its policies of reform and opening-up began, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:23:22 PM

Lawson to write book on Pak coaching experience
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Geoff Lawson is planning to write a book on his experiences as Pakistan coach.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:03:01 PM

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