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Italy meeting of Dalai Lama draws China ire
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China has voiced strong dissatisfaction over Italian Chamber of Deputies speaker Gianfranco Fini's meeting with the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, a media report said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 6:36:17 PM

Taiwanese trust Obama more than their own president: Survey
Taipei, Nov 20 (DPA) A majority of Taiwan residents have more trust in US President Barack Obama than in their own president or Chinese President Hu Jintao, an opinion poll showed Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 5:12:40 PM

Kung Fu grandmaster jailed for kicking mistress
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (DPA) A Kung Fu grandmaster, who trained under the same teacher as martial arts star Bruce Lee, has been jailed in Hong Kong for assaulting his mistress, a court report said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 1:37:39 PM

Bangladesh hunts for Mujib killers on the run
Dhaka, Nov 20 (IANS) Bangladesh is determined to nab six former army officers linked to the assassination of founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who are believed to be living in foreign countries ranging from Pakistan to the US.

Friday, November 20, 2009 1:10:38 PM

China's millionaires to cross 450,000 mark
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) The personal wealth of the rich in China has continued to expand despite the global economic downturn, and a new study says their number could cross 450,000 by the year-end.

Friday, November 20, 2009 11:55:32 AM

Malaysian woman loses nipples in botched sex change surgery
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 20 (DPA) A Malaysian woman, in a bid to become a man by removing her breasts, lost both her nipples after botched sex-change surgery, reports said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 10:31:24 AM

Hong Kong teacher accused of sex with 13-year-old pupil
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (DPA) A Hong Kong teacher has been charged with having sex with a primary school pupil and keeping pictures of the encounters on his computer, a court report said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 10:31:14 AM

Mujib killers to seek death verdict review
Dhaka, Nov 20 (IANS) Lawyers for five former Bangladesh Army officers have sought a review of the Supreme court verdict handing them the death sentence for killing the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his family members and political associates 34 years ago.

Friday, November 20, 2009 10:20:34 AM

Air Canada begins in-flight internet service
Toronto, Nov 20 (IANS) Air Canada Thursday unveiled its plans to offer in-flight internet service.

Friday, November 20, 2009 10:10:55 AM

10 civilians killed in Afghan suicide bomb attack
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) Ten civilians were killed and many others injured Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Uruzgan province in southern Afghanistan, the police said.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 8:10:04 PM

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