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Fake divorces: The way round China's home restrictions
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) More and more Chinese couples are registering for 'fake' divorces, after they discovered a loophole in the country's housing policy that prohibits married people from buying a second home.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 9:57:13 AM

Strong quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale Sunday jolted the eastern parts of Indonesia, but there was no damage or casualty, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 8:08:57 AM

45 Taliban, 2 soldiers, 5 guards killed in Afghanistan
Kabul/Kunduz(Afghanistan), May 15 (DPA) Two Afghan soldiers, five private security guards and up to 45 Taliban insurgents have been killed in series of blasts and firefights in Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:16:41 PM

Thai prime minister warns of crackdown
Bangkok, May 15 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva warned Saturday of an imminent crackdown on an anti-government protest that has paralysed central Bangkok for more than a month, leading to at least 51 deaths.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 9:11:33 PM

India pummel Egypt 7-1, to meet South Korea in Azlan Shah final
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 15 (IANS) Defending champions India steamrolled Egypt 7-1 to enter their third successive Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey final where they will meet South Korea Sunday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 8:37:40 PM

Philippines declares victory of nine senators
Manila, May 15 (DPA) The Philippines' election commission Saturday declared the victory of nine senators five days after national polls that used a new automated system.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 4:57:25 PM

Three dead, four hurt in Bosnia knife attack
Sarajevo, May 15 (DPA) A knife-wielding Bosnian man ran amok, killing three people and badly wounding four others, including three children, Bosnian TV stations reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 1:21:28 PM

Chinese man sentenced to death for attacking 29 kids
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) A 46-year-old unemployed man who had stabbed 29 children at a kindergarten in China's Jiangsu province, as part of his 'revenge on society', was sentenced to death by a local court Saturday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 1:02:37 PM

Fire leaves thousands homeless in Philippine capital
Manila, May 15 (DPA) Thousands of people were left homeless Saturday in a pre-dawn blaze that struck a slum area in the Philippine capital. No one was injured, a fire official said.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:21:59 AM

Bloody street battles in Bangkok claim 16 lives
Bangkok, May 15 (DPA) Clashes between Thai troops and anti-government protesters have claimed 16 lives and left dozens wounded in two days of fighting that has turned the heart of the capital into a war zone, official sources said Saturday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:02:29 AM

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