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30,000 trapped after rains hit China
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) More than 30,000 people were trapped by floodwaters in a town in northeast China after torrential rains, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:07:26 PM

China factory blast kills five
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A powerful explosion at a factory in eastern China's Jiangsu province Wednesday left at least five people dead and 28 seriously injured, the local government said.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 4:41:35 PM

Facebook helps crack Philippines murder case
Manila, July 28 (DPA) Philippine police said Wednesday Facebook helped crack a murder case against a Filipino man suspected to have killed nine people, including three foreigners.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 3:20:50 PM

Rakesh Sharma to attend Malaysian astronaut's wedding
Kuala Lumpur, July 28 (IANS) India's Rakesh Sharma will be among the 100 astronauts converging here to attend the wedding of Malaysian astronaut Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 11:59:26 AM

Attacks on Christians again in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Attacks on Christians have resumed in this country with a mob breaking a 68-year-old Indian Army veteran's ribs for praying in a church in western Nepal, an activist has alleged.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 11:43:02 AM

Roadside bomb kills 25 civilians in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 28 (DPA) A roadside bomb tore through a passenger bus in western Afghanistan Wednesday, killing 25 civilians, a provincial governor said.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 10:57:17 AM

Japan executes two murderers
Tokyo, July 28 (DPA) Two murderers were hanged in Japan Wednesday, Justice Minister Keiko Chiba said.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 10:09:28 AM

Chinese now prefer Tibetan weddings
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) More and more Chinese people are now flocking to the Tibetan plateau to tie the knot in traditional Tibetan style.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:56:52 AM

Six die, 18 missing in China mud-rock flow
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 18 remained missing after a mud-rock flow hit a mountain village in China's Shaanxi province, authorities said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 8:38:03 PM

China's economy likely to see slowdown
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China's central bank said Tuesday the country's economic growth may witness a slowdown.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 7:18:32 PM

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