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Wartime rescuer of John McCain dies a forgotten hero
Hanoi, June 27 (DPA) Of all the tales of wartime courage peppering John McCain's presidential campaign trail, there is one example of selfless heroism that stands out. Only in this story, the hero is not McCain but a humble Vietnamese peasant.

Friday, June 27, 2008 7:19:28 AM

China executes six drug dealers
Beijing, June 26 (Xinhua) China executed six drug traders Thursday, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, following an approval by the apex court.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 11:24:50 PM

300-km aftershock zone formed after China quake: expert
Beijing, June 26 (Xinhua) A 300-km aftershock zone has been created following the devastating earthquake that hit southwestern China May 12, killing more than 80,000 people, an earthquake expert said Thursday.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 9:33:50 PM

Malaysian pilots injured as aircraft crashes near house
Kuala Lumpur, June 26 (DPA) Two pilots were seriously injured when the private light aircraft they were flying crashed into the compound of a home Thursday in Malaysia's northern Perak state.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:52:14 PM

North Korea submits nuclear detail at six-party talks
Beijing, June 26 (Xinhua) North Korea submitted the details of its nuclear programme to China, the chair of the six-party talks here Thursday.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:51:30 PM

Bhullar and Arjun tied fifth at Thai PGA golf
Chiang Rai, Thailand, June 26 (IANS) Young Gaganjeet Bhullar, who came within a whisker of winning his maiden title late last year and then made a bid for the SAIL Open in March, opened strongly with a four-under 68 that put him just one shot adrift of the leaders after the first round of the Singha Thailand PGA Championship Thursday.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:37:19 PM

Singapore agency, Maharashtra board sign pact on water management
Singapore, June 26 (DPA) Singapore's national water agency signed a pact Thursday with the water supply and sanitation board of an Indian state to collaborate on projects aimed at minimizing water wastage and improving infrastructure in India's cities and towns.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:29:19 PM

G8 foreign ministers start meeting in Kyoto
Kyoto (Japan), June 26 (DPA) Foreign ministers of the Group of Eight (G8) Thursday started a two-day meeting in Japan as international attention focused on North Korea's long-expected declaration of its nuclear programme and facilities.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 4:14:20 PM

Extradition of London-based Hindraf leader demanded
Kuala Lumpur, June 26 (IANS) An opposition lawmaker in Malaysia has asked for the extradition of a London-based ethnic Indian leader if his activities were found inimical to national security.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 3:37:21 PM

Taiwan eases economic restrictions on China
Taipei, June 26 (DPA) Taiwan eased restrictions on economic ties with China Thursday to prepare for the arrival of Chinese tourists and for easing tension with the mainland.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 2:30:42 PM

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