Madrid/Lisbon, June 12 (DPA) A hauliers' strike against the high cost of fuel was paralyzing the Spanish economy Thursday, with car factories halting production, farmers throwing away milk supplies and wholesale markets running out of foodstuffs.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 7:05:55 PM
Paris, June 12 (DPA) US First Lady Laura Bush said Thursday in Paris that Washington would give Afghanistan $10.2 billion in aid to rebuild the country.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 6:54:54 PM
London, June 12 (IANS) The Indian Overseas Congress has accused the visa offices of Schengen embassies in London of insulting Britain-based Indians who wish to visit their countries.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 6:08:00 PM
Paris, June 12 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday appealed to the international community to provide long-term aid for his struggling country.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 6:06:23 PM
London, June 12 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is planning to travel to the Middle East later this month to discuss ways of tackling the soaring price of oil, he said Thursday.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:37:11 PM
Sofia, June 12 (Xinhua) Beijing: Chinese table tennis great Deng Yaping called on her compatriots to cheer and applaud for every athlete at the upcoming Beijing Games.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:36:35 PM
Sofia, June 12 (Xinhua) Beijing: Former Olympic champions Deng Yaping and Yang Yang have offered advice to Chinese athletes to help them reduce pressure ahead of the Olympic Games.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:36:05 PM
Sofia, June 12 (Xinhua) Lijiang (China): Two earthquake-surviving kids ran the first leg of the Olympic torch relay Tuesday in Lijiang, a town renowned for its beautiful scene.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:35:29 PM
Sofia, June 12 (Xinhua) Beijing: With the drawing of lots for the Beijing Olympics volleyball tournament completed here Wednesday, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is considering another draw to help decide the line up of the quarterfinals.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:35:03 PM
Sofia, June 12 (Xinhua) Bulgarian weightlifter Milen Dobrev will be unable to defend his title at the Beijing Olympics after failing to recover from a waist injury, the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation said.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:34:32 PM
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