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Border killings: Dhaka calls them murder, New Delhi cites self-defence
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) Trespassers being killed by India's Border Security Force (BSF) is the latest bone of contention at the ongoing talks between the top brass of the two neighbours' border guards.

Monday, July 13, 2009 11:20:56 AM

Hasina to discuss controversial dam with Manmohan Singh
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The prime ministers of Bangladesh and India are expected to meet this week on the sidelines of the 15th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit to discuss New Delhi's plan to construct the Tipaimukh dam in Manipur, a move that has triggered protests in Dhaka.

Monday, July 13, 2009 10:49:37 AM

Fresh aftershock jolts quake-hit Chinese province
Kunming (China), July 13 (Xinhua) A moderate aftershock jolted south China's Yunnan province early Monday after an earthquake hit the area Thursday evening and damaged 625,000 houses.

Monday, July 13, 2009 10:35:18 AM

Depression surges in recession-hit Hong Kong
Hong Kong, July 13 (DPA) The number of people in Hong Kong suffering from depression has risen by more than a third as the global economic crisis rocks the wealthy city of 7 million people, a survey released Monday showed.

Monday, July 13, 2009 10:07:32 AM

Japan's premier to call early election
Tokyo, July 13 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso Monday agreed with top lawmakers of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to dissolve the Diet's lower house and call early elections for Aug 30.

Monday, July 13, 2009 9:57:44 AM

Man burns himself to death in front of Hong Kong diners
Hong Kong, July 13 (DPA) A man poured paint thinner over himself and burned himself to death in front of his wife and diners at a Hong Kong seafood restaurant, police said Monday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 9:57:24 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has cancer: Report
Seoul, July 13 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has pancreatic cancer, South Korean news service YTN reported Monday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 8:47:40 AM

Sienna Miller puts career before love
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sienna Miller has decided to put her career ahead of her love life, and doesn't care if she ever finds a boyfriend.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 8:56:13 PM

Militants attack police post, kidnap six in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 12 (Xinhua) Taliban insurgents have raided a police checkpoint and taken away six policemen in the relatively peaceful northwest Faryab province, police said Sunday.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 8:39:42 PM

Malaysian PM grants more funds for ethnic Indian entrepreneurs
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has announced funds equal to over $400,000 to assist ethnic Indians set up small-scale industries, marking a five-fold increase in the annual allocation.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 1:55:25 PM

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