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Hu Jintao meets Ahmadinejad
Beijing, Sep 6 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao Saturday met his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Paralympic Games.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 5:08:56 PM

Endangered monkey species doubles population in China
Guiyang (China), Sep 6 (Xinhua) The number of wild snub-nosed monkeys, an endangered species found only in China's southwestern Guizhou province, has more than doubled to around 850 over the past three decades, officials said.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 3:47:11 PM

China launches satellites to monitor environment
Taiyuan (China), Sep 6 (Xinhua) China Saturday launched two satellites into orbit for monitoring the environment and forecasting natural disasters.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 12:55:54 PM

'Seasonal beggars' flock to Indonesian cities for Ramadan
Jakarta, Sep 6 (DPA) Ramadan is prime time for Muslims to give charitable donations, so it's not surprising the Islamic holy month is the most lucrative season for beggars.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 9:18:32 AM

Over 100 poisoned by oysters in luxury Macau hotels
Hong Kong, Sep 6 (DPA) More than 100 people have been poisoned by tainted oysters at top hotels in the casino resort of Macau, a radio report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 8:30:30 AM

Russia-NATO: Return of the great game (Comment)
Moscow, Sep 6 (RIA Novosti) After the breakup of the Soviet Union, many intellectuals in Russia and the West announced 'the end of history'. It seemed that the United States' complete domination of the world was not disputed by anyone.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 8:29:06 AM

Italian fashion designer Mila Schoen dies at 91
Milan, Sep 5 (DPA) Italian fashion designer Mila Schoen known as the 'Lady of Elegance' for the stylishly stark and simple tailoring of her clothes, has died. She was 91.

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:15:16 PM

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi refuses food for three weeks
Yangon, Sep 5 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has for the past three weeks refused food deliveries to her home-cum-jail in a hunger strike against her detention, opposition sources confirmed Friday.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:59:55 PM

Singapore Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to see high profile participation
Singapore, Sep 5 (IANS) In a reflection of its high regard for ties with India, all four of Singapore's top leaders will address the Indian diaspora on the opening day of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held here next month.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:27:07 PM

Coal mine explosion kills 12 in China
Chengdu (China), Sep 5 (Xinhua) The toll in a coal mine gas explosion in southwest China's Sichuan province has risen to 12, rescuers said Friday.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:11:20 PM

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