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Afghan president calls for collective war on terror
Kabul, Jan 21 (Xinhua) Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai said here Monday that terrorism is an international problem, and called for collective war against the menace.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:50:54 PM

South Korea considering trade pact with Gulf states
Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) South Korea Monday said it is exploring the possibility of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Monday, January 21, 2008 2:44:59 PM

Top Afghan official killed
Kabul, Jan 21 (DPA) A provincial head of Afghanistan's national reconciliation commission was killed by unidentified gunmen in the southern province of Zabul, an official said Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 2:43:48 PM

11 dead, 51 hurt as bus rolls down in China
Hefei (China), Jan 21 (Xinhua) At least 11 people have been killed and 51 injured when a bus carrying people beyond capacity skidded off an elevated highway about six metres above the ground in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui, local sources said.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:23:41 PM

South Korea may open government jobs to foreigners
Seoul, Jan 21 (Xinhua) South Korea's incoming administration said Monday it is considering allowing foreigners to compete for all South Korean government positions, except those related to national security and intelligence.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:08:37 PM

Mia Farrow breaks into Cambodian genocide museum
Phnom Penh, Jan 21 (DPA) Cambodian police and officials said Monday that American actress Mia Farrow was stopped from staging an anti-China rally at a former Khmer Rouge prison after she staged a nighttime break-into the museum.

Monday, January 21, 2008 12:24:22 PM

Philippine police arrest suspect in beheading of marines
Manila, Jan 21 (DPA) The Philippine police have arrested an Islamic militant allegedly involved in the beheading of 10 marines killed in a clash in a southern province last year, an official said Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 11:25:54 AM

Relief for Malaysian Indians without birth certificates
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 21 (IANS) A special committee under the home affairs ministry will be set up to handle the plight of 40,000 Malaysian Indian children without a birth certificate.

Monday, January 21, 2008 10:16:46 AM

Roadside bombing kills five in Afghanistan
Kabul, Jan 20 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and two injured when their van hit a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a local official said Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:35:16 PM

Malaysia plans drastic cut in foreign workers
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Malaysia is planning a drastic reduction in the number of foreign workers in the country, with at least 200,000 likely to be sent home by next year.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:32:40 PM

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