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Spain refuses to receive Guantanamo prisoners
Madrid, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Spain has refused to accept any inmate from the Guantánamo prison, saying that would create serious legal problems.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 8:36:29 AM

Peking University tops billionaire alumni list in China: Study
Beijing, Dec 26 (Xinhua) The China University Alumni Association has released a list of universities where the richest Chinese graduated. Peking University topped the list with 35 billionaire alumni.

Friday, December 26, 2008 8:11:42 PM

China celebrates 115th birth anniversary of Mao
Shaoshan (China), Dec 26 (Xinhua) China Friday marked the 115th birth anniversary of its revolutionary leader Mao Zedong.

Friday, December 26, 2008 7:50:45 PM

Molten iron kills four in China factory
Chongqing (China), Dec 26 (Xinhua) Four workers were killed and 14 injured after molten iron spilled out of an electric furnace at a smelting factory in southwest China early Friday, an official said.

Friday, December 26, 2008 7:31:13 PM

Six stand trial in China's milk powder scandal
Shijiazhuang (China), Dec 26 (Xinhua) Six people involved in China's melamine-tainted baby food scandal went on trial Friday in four courts in the northern province of Hebei.

Friday, December 26, 2008 6:31:34 PM

China punishes 5,000 officials for corruption
Beijing, Dec 26 (Xinhua) The Chinese government has taken penal actions against some 5,000 senior officials for corruption and breach of law, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said Friday.

Friday, December 26, 2008 6:25:49 PM

China starts building world's largest radio telescope
Guiyang, Dec 26 (Xinhua) China Friday started construction of what is billed as the world's largest radio telescope with cutting-edge technology.

Friday, December 26, 2008 5:17:31 PM

Chinese shares keep sliding, close with big losses
Beijing, Dec 26 (Xinhua) Chinese equities failed to reverse the slack run of the past four trading days and ended Friday 0.05 percent lower, creating a record weekly loss of 8.27 percent in 11 weeks.

Friday, December 26, 2008 4:06:03 PM

Fugitive former Thai premier loses most of his assets
Bangkok, Dec 26 (DPA) Thailand's fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra can now access just $500 million - about a tenth of his estimated previous wealth, a Thai newspaper reported Friday.

Friday, December 26, 2008 3:17:08 PM

9 injured in China earthquake
Kunming (China) Dec 26 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale early Friday injured nine people in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan along the border with Myanmar.

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:41:32 PM

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