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Karzai accepts runoff vote to be held on Nov 7
Kabul, Oct 20 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday that he failed to win an outright election in the first round of voting and accepted the results requiring a second round that will be held in two weeks.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:39:13 PM

Karzai accepts runoff vote to be held in two weeks
Kabul, Oct 20 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday that he failed to win an outright election in the first round and accepted the results for the second round of voting to be held in two weeks.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:11:08 PM

Dhaka, Washington set to sign trade pact
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to sign the long-pending Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) with the US by the year-end, for which concluding negotiations are to begin shortly, a media report said.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 12:04:09 PM

Khaleda Zia plans a job for her son
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has amended its constitution to pave the way for the return of Tarique Rahman, elder son of party chief and former prime minister Khaleda Zia. He has been away in London for the past one year.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:43:06 AM

Dhaka to protest Myanmar Navy attack on its fishermen
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) Bangladesh, which is locked in a border conflict with its eastern neighbour, has alleged that Myanmar Navy Monday attacked its fishermen. Dhaka plans to lodge a formal protest with Yangon.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 10:34:28 AM

Taiwan man bitten while sexually assaulting homeless man
Taipei, Oct 20 (DPA) A Taiwan man had to seek medical treatment after his genitals were bitten while forcing a homeless man to perform oral sex, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 9:39:38 AM

Yudhoyono sworn in for second term as Indonesia's president
Jakarta, Oct 20 (DPA) Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn in for a second term Tuesday after a landslide win in July's election.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 9:39:23 AM

Afghan poll review panel completes probe in fraud charges
Kabul, Oct 19 (DPA) A UN-backed Election Complaints Commission announced Monday its verdict on contested ballots from the Aug 20 Afghan presidential election, but it was not known if the rulings would push the country to a runoff vote.

Monday, October 19, 2009 7:49:16 PM

China projects Kashmir as a separate country
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Besides issuing separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir, China is also projecting the disputed territory as an independent country in other ways.

Monday, October 19, 2009 2:30:05 PM

Bomb injures 28 in southern Thailand provincial capital
Pattani (Thailand), Oct 19 (DPA) An explosion Monday at a crowded morning market in Yala City of southern Thailand injured 28 people, two of them critically, army officials said.

Monday, October 19, 2009 11:46:19 AM

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