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Japan opposition leader's secretary arrested
Tokyo, March 3 (DPA) Japanese police Tuesday arrested a secretary of Ichiro Ozawa, president of the opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), on suspicion of having received illegal donations from a construction company, media reports said.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 4:52:23 PM

Court sentences serial predator and rapist to 42 years
Singapore, March 3 (DPA) A Singapore court sentenced a serial predator and rapist to 42 years in jail Tuesday, the longest prison sentence handed down to a sexual offender in the city state so far, a news report said.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 3:20:47 PM

Museum to Indians' contribution to Singapore
Singapore, March 3 (IANS) The contribution of the Indian diaspora to the Singapore growth story will be the focus of a new landmark museum that is being set up in the city-state, according to a senior minister here.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 1:06:24 PM

Tokyo stocks fall on concerns over US financial sector
Tokyo, March 3 (DPA) The Japan market ended Tuesday trading lower with the key Nikkei index falling to the lowest level in four months at one point in morning trading on lingering concerns over the US financial sector.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 1:04:53 PM

Chinese graduates go under the knife to get job
Hefei (China), March 3 (Xinhua) Appearance matters. That's what some job-seeking Chinese college graduates say.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 9:01:43 AM

Eight rebels killed in Philippine military air strike
Manila, March 2 (Xinhua) Security forces in the Philippines Monday launched an air strike against armed rebels on a restive southern island, killing at least eight guerrillas, a military official said.

Monday, March 02, 2009 7:23:50 PM

China says no independence or autonomy for Tibet
Beijing, March 2 (RIA Novosti) The Chinese government has reiterated its claim on Tibet and said the region would not be granted independence or autonomy, a report published Monday said.

Monday, March 02, 2009 3:09:29 PM

North Korea and UN command in South Korea hold talks
Seoul, March 2 (DPA) High-ranking officials of the North Korean army and the United Nations Command (UNC) in South Korea met Monday as tension on the Korean peninsula mounted.

Monday, March 02, 2009 12:41:53 PM

Bangladesh mourns officers slain in mutiny
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) With President Zillur Rahman in attendance, Bangladesh's political leaders and top military and civil officials Monday mourned those killed in the two-day mutiny by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers last week.

Monday, March 02, 2009 11:45:27 AM

Chinese bidder of looted sculptures refuses to pay up
Beijing, March 2 (Xinhua) A Chinese man, who successfully bid for two looted bronze sculptures auctioned in Paris last week, says the winning bid will not be paid.

Monday, March 02, 2009 11:23:07 AM

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