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Barcelona reserves lose again, majestic Forlan keeps Atletico fourth
Madrid, May 24 (DPA) Spanish champions Barcelona suffered their fifth defeat of the season, 1-0 at home to lowly Osasuna Saturday.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 1:40:34 PM

Sharpshooter Zhu claims fourth consecutive title
Milan, May 24 (Xinhua) Chinese sharpshooter Zhu Qinan came from behind to clinch the fourth consecutive title of the men's 10-meter air rifle at the Milan shooting World Cup.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 1:15:18 PM

'Political' appointees to Dhaka's India, other key missions likely
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) Tariq A. Karim, who served in India as Bangladesh's deputy high commissioner and was later ambassador to the US and to South Africa, may return to New Delhi to head the mission.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:47:21 AM

Malaysian Tamils demand war tribunal against Sri Lankan leaders
Kuala Lumpur, May 24 (IANS) Tamils in Malaysia, who form a bulk of the ethnic Indian population, have demanded a war tribunal against Sri Lankan leaders, even as the government has sought to dissuade them from staging protest rallies against what they call the 'genocide' against Tamils in the island nation.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 11:27:24 AM

Talk as powerful neighbour, not hegemon: Dhaka media tells India
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) Congratulating Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Congress-led alliance on winning a second term in office, sections of Bangladesh media have said this is a good augury for development of positive relations within South Asia.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 10:49:16 AM

12 dead as boat sinks in Philippines
Manila, May 23 (Xinhua) At least 12 people were drowned Saturday when the boat in which they were travelling sank off the coast of Verde Island in northern Philippines, the police said.

Saturday, May 23, 2009 4:43:51 PM

Former South Korean president dead in apparent suicide
Seoul, May 23 (DPA) Former South Korean president Roh Moo Hyun died Saturday in an apparent suicide, the police said. His death follows an investigation into bribery charges involving Roh's family.

Saturday, May 23, 2009 4:08:37 PM

Afghan floods kill 250 people
Kabul, May 23 (Xinhua) At least 250 people have died in flash floods in different parts of Afghanistan, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, May 23, 2009 3:17:10 PM

GM in last-ditch talks to avoid bankruptcy as deadline looms
Chicago, May 23 (Xinhua) General Motors (GM) has reached a tentative labour agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union in a bid to remove one of the major obstacles in its restructuring.

Saturday, May 23, 2009 3:17:08 PM

China reports seventh swine-flu case
Beijing, May 23 (DPA) China's health authorities confirmed a seventh case of swine flu as a Chinese-American man tested positive to the new strain of the H1N1 influenza virus, state media reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 23, 2009 10:03:30 AM

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