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Hong Kong stocks edge up slightly in early trading
Hong Kong, Oct 27 (DPA) Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index edged up fractionally in early trading Monday after crashing to a four-year low at the end of last week.

Monday, October 27, 2008 8:23:27 AM

Nikkei briefly sinks below 7,500 level
Tokyo, Oct 27 (DPA) Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average briefly sank below 7,500 level at one point in Monday morning trading, posting the lowest since April 2003.

Monday, October 27, 2008 7:05:43 AM

Former Afghan presidential candidate rescued from kidnappers
Kabul, Oct 26 (DPA) Security forces freed a former presidential candidate and a son of a banker from the hands of their captors in the eastern part of the Afghan capital, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 9:53:33 PM

Six killed in China bus accident
Kunming (China), Oct 26 (Xinhua) Six people were killed and 24 others were injured Sunday when the passenger bus in which they were travelling veered off the road and fell onto a riverbank, the police said.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 8:31:02 PM

Foreigners killed by their Afghan guard in Kabul: Officials
Kabul, Oct 26 (DPA) Two foreign nationals shot dead in Kabul Saturday were killed by their Afghan guard, who then committed suicide, the Afghan interior ministry said Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 7:04:52 PM

Powerful quake rocks eastern Indonesia
Jakarta, Oct 26 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale Sunday jolted the Sulawesi province of eastern Indonesia, the meteorology and disaster management agencies said.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 5:04:16 PM

World's longest tunnel aquarium opens in Thailand
Bangkok, Oct 26 (Xinhua) The world's longest tunnel aquarium in north Thailand's Chiang Mai city opened Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 4:34:48 PM

World Bank, France to lend China $900 mn for quake relief
Chengdu (China), Oct 26 (Xinhua) The World Bank (WB) and the French development agency AFD will lend China more than $900 million for reconstruction of the southwestern province of Sichuan devastated in a massive earthquake May 12.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 4:01:32 PM

Global slowdown may impact China's growth rate
Beijing, Oct 26 (Xinhua) Narrowing overseas demand in the wake of global economic slowdown could have a negative impact on the growth prospects of exports-dependent China, country's top banker said Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 3:05:03 PM

Andhra Pradesh pitches for convention tourism at Singapore show
Singapore, Oct 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh strongly pitched for its convention tourism at the ITB Asia show here and offered customized tours for individuals and groups.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 1:45:56 PM

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