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Melamine tainted milk resurfaces in China
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Authorities have seized 64 tonnes of raw material contaminated with toxic melamine in a dairy plant in northwest China.

Friday, July 09, 2010 3:33:24 PM

Dutch and Spanish football closely connected for 40 years
Madrid, July 9 (DPA) In many ways it is appropriate that Spain's opponents in Sunday's World Cup final will be the Netherlands.

Friday, July 09, 2010 12:53:31 PM

Six dead in China rains
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 56,000 relocated as torrential rain hit central China's Hunan province, authorities said Friday.

Friday, July 09, 2010 12:02:14 PM

Three Chinese firms in top 10 of Fortune 500
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Fifty-four Chinese firms are on the Fortune Global 500 companies list by revenue, with three in the top 10, a media report said Friday.

Friday, July 09, 2010 11:55:53 AM

Internet, live TV on flights a reality soon
Hong Kong, July 9 (IANS) Full broadband internet access, mobile phone service and even live television may soon be a reality on flights after a leading international airline revealed plans to introduce them.

Friday, July 09, 2010 10:29:34 AM

Catholic monk arrested on murder charges in China
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Police have arrested a Catholic monk in connection with the murders of a priest and a nun in a church in north China.

Friday, July 09, 2010 9:58:24 AM

Turkish favour marriages through internet
Ankara, July 9 (IANS) More and more people in Turkey are getting interested in marriages through the internet due to the lack of proper social atmosphere and time.

Friday, July 09, 2010 9:35:42 AM

Eight killed in China mine blast
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) An explosion at a recently closed coal mine in China left at least eight people dead and 36 injured Thursday, officials said.

Thursday, July 08, 2010 11:26:25 PM

Afghan corruption has doubled since 2007: Survey
Kabul, July 8 (DPA) Corruption in Afghanistan has doubled since 2007, with nearly $1 billion in bribes paid by Afghans last year alone, according to a survey released Thursday.

Thursday, July 08, 2010 9:18:30 PM

Monkeys flee from Japanese research centre
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) Over a dozen monkeys used tree branches to catapult themselves over a five-metre-high electric fence to escape to freedom from a research centre in Japan.

Thursday, July 08, 2010 8:10:40 PM

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