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Hong Kong woman admits trying to cut baby from mother's womb
Hong Kong, Sep 11 (DPA) A Hong Kong woman desperate for a child was awaiting sentencing Friday after being convicted of cutting open a pregnant woman's stomach to try to steal her baby.

Friday, September 11, 2009 10:54:51 AM

Pleasant politics at Dhaka Iftar party
Dhaka, Sep 11 (IANS) 'Please join parliament and speak,' Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina urged opposition leader Khaleda Zia who said nothing but gave a chuckle.

Friday, September 11, 2009 10:40:36 AM

Dhaka court advises against military trial of mutineers
Dhaka, Sep 11 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has advised against using the Army Act to try the border guard troopers who revolted in February, killing 71 people. The government may now have to amend the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) Act to try the mutineers.

Friday, September 11, 2009 10:14:27 AM

China revives fight against swine flu
Beijing, Sep 10 (Xinhua) China is further calling on government bodies and the public to continue fighting the H1N1 flu epidemic by various means, including free vaccination and allowing flexible work hours.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 8:16:42 PM

Afghan journalists slam NATO for abducted scribe's death
Kabul, Sep 10 (DPA) An association of Afghan journalists Thursday criticised the NATO military operation that resulted in the death of an abducted Afghan reporter earlier this week.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 5:04:34 PM

Indonesia warns Australia over probe into journalists' death
Jakarta, Sep 10 (DPA) Indonesia warned Thursday that the move by Australian police to open a war crimes investigation into the deaths of five journalists allegedly killed by Indonesian troops in East Timor in 1975 could hurt ties between the two countries.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 4:14:10 PM

No synthetic for me: Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell (Interview)
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) She was a catwalk queen abroad, but returned to her native land, Bangladesh, to help the handwoven textile industry. Today Bibi Russell says nothing in the world can make her design synthetic garments.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 4:08:37 PM

Delhi, Dhaka to step up trade, sign pacts on terror
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Thursday decided to step up trade and connectivity and to conclude three pacts on combating terror. The agreements are expected to be signed when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits New Delhi this year.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 3:24:15 PM

Raghu Rai tells India's story in Dhaka exhibition
Dhaka, Sep 10 (IANS) Renowned Indian photographer Raghu Rai's exhibition here narrates the 'unending story' of his country through evocative photographs.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:04:53 PM

Toll in China coalmine blast rises to 44
Pingdingshan (China), Sep 10 (Xinhua) The toll in a coalmine gas explosion in China's Henan province has risen to 44 with 35 miners still trapped underground, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 12:52:03 PM

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