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90 Afghans dead as NATO airstrike hits hijacked fuel trucks
Kunduz (Afghanistan) Sep 4 (DPA) Ninety people were killed Friday when a NATO airstrike hit two Taliban-hijacked oil tankers in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz as the militants were distributing fuel to civilians, Kunduz's governor said.

Friday, September 04, 2009 4:24:10 PM

North Korea says it is in final phase of uranium enrichment
Seoul, Sep 4 (DPA) North Korea said Friday that it was entering the final testing phase of uranium enrichment, which could give it a second way to produce nuclear weapons.

Friday, September 04, 2009 3:23:09 PM

Dalai Lama wraps up Taiwan visit
Taipei, Sep 4 (DPA) Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama ended his sensitive Taiwan visit Friday, leaving Taipei to mend the damage to relations with Beijing caused by his visit.

Friday, September 04, 2009 1:50:47 PM

Nanao in second round of World Boxing Championships
Milan, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian boxer Thokchom Nanao Singh shocked his Azerbaijani opponent Mamishzade Elvin with a 21-6 win the 48 kilogram section to move into the second round of the World Championships.

Friday, September 04, 2009 1:48:15 PM

Myanmar court accepts Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal
Yangon, Sep 4 (DPA) A Myanmar court has accepted the appeal of Aung San Suu Kyi against last month's court decision that put her under house detention for the next 18 months, her lawyers said Friday.

Friday, September 04, 2009 1:05:37 PM

Search for missing resumes as Java quake toll hits 59
Pangalengan (Indonesia) Sep 4 (DPA) Rescuers Friday searched for 34 people missing after a powerful earthquake devastated Indonesia's Java island and the toll from the disaster reached 59, officials said.

Friday, September 04, 2009 11:14:43 AM

China stages its biggest maritime rescue exercise
Ningbo (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) China's maritime rescue services staged their biggest exercise so far in the East China Sea Friday by involving 35 ships, three aircraft and 1,000 personnel.

Friday, September 04, 2009 11:14:28 AM

Uncertainty stalks Urumqi residents after needle stabbings
Urumqi (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) Despite heavy security and patrolling helicopters, there was uncertainty among the residents of Urumqi in western China Friday morning following a wave of hypodermic needle stabbings and massive protests.

Friday, September 04, 2009 11:03:59 AM

Dalai Lama wraps up sensitive Taiwan visit
Taipei, Sep 4 (DPA) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, ended his sensitive Taiwan visit Friday, leaving Taipei to mend the damage to its relations with Beijing from his visit.

Friday, September 04, 2009 7:21:07 AM

China's Sinovac gets world's first swine flu vaccine production license
Beijing, Sep 3 (Xinhua) China Thursday approved a swine flu vaccine produced by the domestic pharmaceutical company Sinovac, making it the first to get a production license in the global race.

Thursday, September 03, 2009 11:19:03 PM

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