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China executes three Japanese drug smugglers
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China executed three Japanese nationals Friday after they were convicted of drug trafficking, the Supreme People's Court said.

Friday, April 09, 2010 10:39:45 AM

Malaysian man splashes acid on wife for refusing sex
Kuala Lumpur, April 9 (DPA) A Malaysian man splashed acid on his wife after she refused to have sex with him, news reports said Friday.

Friday, April 09, 2010 9:29:35 AM

China mine survivors make tearful contact with relatives
Shanxi (China), April 8 (IANS) Some 115 miners who survived more than a week inside a flooded coalmine in northern China, Thursday made their first tearful contact with relatives since their rescue.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 7:59:57 PM

Russia proposes global missile defence cooperation with US
Prague, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has proposed cooperation with the US in creating a global missile defence system, President Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 5:50:10 PM

16th ASEAN summit opens in Hanoi
Hanoi, April 8 (IANS) The 16th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened here Thursday.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 5:47:54 PM

Video released of US soldier captured in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 8 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban have released a new video which appears to show an American soldier captured in Afghanistan in June last year.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 5:25:29 PM

Thai premier cancels trip amid Bangkok emergency
Bangkok, April 8 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday cancelled a trip to Vietnam to attend a South-East Asian summit to deal with an escalating political crisis in Bangkok.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 4:18:34 PM

Spain plans $23 bn investment in rail, road projects
Madrid, April 8 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government plans to launch transportation projects valued at 17 billion euros ($22.7 billion) over the course of this year and 2011, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said Wednesday in introducing the Special Infrastructure Plan, or PEI.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 2:58:51 PM

Import of Indian movies upsets Dhaka film industry
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) The Bangladesh film industry is angry following the government's decision to import and screen Indian films after lifting a ban imposed in 1965.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 2:00:53 PM

Malaysian PM opts for Indian party's nominee in by-poll
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) nominee will contest a key parliamentary by-election, Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has announced.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 11:20:42 AM

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