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Suicide attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 2 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghan province of Laghman Wednesday when a senior intelligence official was visiting tribal elders, a media report said.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 2:09:03 PM

China's CCTV tower: the 'naked truth' unveiled
Beijing, Sep 2 (DPA) While architecture should inspire, the 'naked truth' now uncovered by Chinese media about the ambitious new Beijing headquarters of the state-run television CCTV might go a bit too far.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 2:03:40 PM

Strong quake jolts Indonesian capital, tsunami warning issued
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) Indonesian authorities Wednesday issued a tsunami warning after an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked Java island, including the capital Jakarta.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 1:56:07 PM

Afghan opium production declines 10 percent in 2009: UN report
Kabul, Sep 2 (DPA) Opium production is down by 10 percent while the area under poppy cultivation in Afghanistan fell 22 percent in 2009, a new UN report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 12:49:09 PM

Senior Chinese legislator arrives in Cuba for official visit
Havana, Sep 2 (Xinhua) China's senior legislator Wu Bangguo arrived here Tuesday afternoon for an official visit to Cuba.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 11:20:33 AM

Peru to vaccinate seven mn against swine flu
Lima, Sep 2 (EFE) Some seven million people will be vaccinated against swine flu in Peru, Health Minister Oscar Ugarte has said.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 11:02:02 AM

Taiwan asks Dalai Lama to keep politics out of his visit
Taipei, Sep 2 (DPA) Authorities in Taiwan attempted Wednesday to play down the visit of the Dalai Lama, cancelling a public prayer meeting and hoping to avoid the Chinese government's wrath.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:53:19 AM

Indian, Pakistani militants use Bangladesh for transit: Police
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Islamist militants fighting in Jammu and Kashmir have regularly used Bangladesh as a transit point to travel to Pakistan, an Indian militant nabbed by the police has said.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:40:06 AM

Pilot suspended as severe turbulence hits plane on flight to India
Hong Kong, Sep 2 (DPA) A Hong Kong pilot has been removed from flying duties after the plane he was piloting hit severe turbulence on a flight to Bangalore, India, his airline said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:15:55 AM

Top Canadian politician kills cyclist in road rage
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) A top Canadian politician who served as Ontario's attorney general faces murder charges for killing a cyclist in the heart of Toronto Monday night.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 8:51:07 AM

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