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Superstitious husband leaves unfortunate wife
Shanghai, Nov 19 (IANS) A man in Shanghai has left his wife after a fortune-teller told him that he would die like her former partner.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 4:03:21 AM

Squirrel monkeys among hundreds of rare animals rescued in Peru
Lima, Nov 19 (EFE) The Peruvian Police have rescued hundreds of rare animals, including squirrel monkeys, yellow-foot tortoises, iguanas and diminutive brotogeris parakeet that were being sold illegally in downtown Lima.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 3:21:21 AM

China, North Korea seek to boost military ties
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) China and North Korea will enhance military cooperation to boost peace and stability in the region, officials of both the countries said.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 1:49:36 AM

Zardari, Clinton arrive in Kabul for Karzai inauguration
Kabul, Nov 18 (DPA) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Kabul Wednesday, a day ahead of the inauguration of President Hamid Karzai for a second term, officials said.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:24:30 PM

Kapur looking for a good finish at Cambodian Open
Siem Reap (Cambodia), Nov 18 (IANS) Indian golfer Shiv Kapur, who has secured his playing rights in Europe, hopes to keep the same streak going on Asian Tour as he gets ready for a strong showing at the Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open starting Thursday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 9:20:29 PM

Obama meets Chinese premier, ends `productive' visit
Beijing, Nov 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday as he wound up a first visit to China that featured pledges from both nations to develop strategic cooperation on major international issues.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 4:36:49 PM

Hong Kong unveils 'crucial step' towards electoral democracy
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (DPA) Hong Kong's government Wednesday unveiled a package of proposed electoral reforms for 2012 that it described as a 'crucial step' towards full democracy in the city of seven million.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 3:02:14 PM

Obama visit to take China-US ties to new level: Wen Jiabao
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) The visit of US President Barack Obama to China was of far-reaching significance, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Wednesday and expressed the hope that it would take the China-US relationship to 'a new level'.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:29:36 AM

Ancient Chinese characters come together at new museum
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) The full range and history of Chinese characters, one of the world's most archaic writing systems which is still in practice, came together Monday when China's first museum for sinograms opened, Xinhua news agency reported.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 8:22:01 AM

India too democratic, says former Malaysian PM
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has singled out India as an Asian country that has 'made the mistake of being too democratic' and compared it unfavourably with China's authoritarian regime.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 1:43:39 PM

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