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Russia backs NATO mission in Afghanistan: Lavrov
Kabul, March 16 (DPA) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that his country was allowing cargo supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan through its territory to cooperate with the stabilisation of the war-torn country.

Monday, March 16, 2009 9:25:44 PM

Indonesia, Myanmar in talks on Rohingya boat people's fate
Jakarta, March 16 (DPA) Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Monday met Myanmar's Prime Minister General Thein Sein for talks on various issues, including the issue of the so-called Rohingya boat people, officials said.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:54:30 PM

Russia has no plans to send troops to Afghanistan: Lavrov
Kabul, March 16 (RIA Novosti) Moscow has no intention of sending a military contingent to Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:27:26 PM

10 Afghan police, two civilians dead in suicide attacks
Kabul, March 16 (DPA) Two suicide attacks in southern and western provinces of Afghanistan killed 10 policemen and two civilians, and wounded 30 others, officials said Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 5:31:20 PM

Jeev achieves career-best at WGC; breaks top-30 in world ranking
Doral, Miami, March 16 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh walked of the Blue Monster a happy man, content to some extent with the fourth place in the elite field at the WGC-CA Championships, but armed with the confidence that he could hold his own against the best in the game.

Monday, March 16, 2009 4:35:11 PM

Singapore's economy expected to slightly recover by 2009-end
Singapore, March 16 (DPA) Singapore's economy is expected to recover slightly in the final quarter of 2009, just after sliding even deeper into recession during the first three quarters of the year, a survey by the city-state's central bank showed Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 1:48:27 PM

Hasina pledges special package for trade, industry
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has renewed her government's pledge for 'a special package' to help the country's trade and industry in the wake of global recession.

Monday, March 16, 2009 11:48:22 AM

Malaysian Indian Congress chief likely to get walkover
Kuala Lumpur, March 16 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress' long-time president S. Samy Vellu may get a walkover in next month's election for the top party post as his lone rival was unlikely to get the minimum votes required to file nomination papers.

Monday, March 16, 2009 10:32:00 AM

Four NATO troops killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 15 (DPA) Four NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan, the military alliance said Sunday.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 9:31:50 PM

China's Panchen Lama urges Tibetans to back communist rule
Beijing, March 15 (Xinhua) The 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu, the state-appointed Tibetan Buddhist leader, Sunday called on the Tibetans to support the Communist Party leadership of China to 'achieve progress and bright future'.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 6:47:03 PM

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