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Soldier killed, security guards injured in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 16 (DPA) A NATO soldier was killed in combat in southern Afghanistan and four private security guards were injured in an ambush on their convoy, officials said Sunday

Sunday, May 16, 2010 4:18:33 PM

Indian wheat expensive, says Dhaka
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will not buy Indian wheat as it finds its price higher than the international market, a senior official has said.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 1:46:36 PM

Malaysian Indian lawmaker receives death threat
Kuala Lumpur, May 16 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian lawmaker Sunday received a death threat and red paint was thrown at his cars to warn him to stay out of a mining deal he has exposed.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 12:51:27 PM

Tata plans to set up power plant in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Nitol-Niloy, the Bangladesh partner of Indian conglomerate Tata Group, plans to set up a 1,000MW power plant in a joint venture that will be the largest in the country.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 12:40:43 PM

Curfew to be imposed as 24 killed in Thailand protest
Bangkok, May 16 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva announced Sunday that schools would be shut and a curfew imposed in Bangkok as the death toll from three days of urban warfare rose to 24.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 10:27:51 AM

200,000 bronze keys for tallest statue in Argentina
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentinean artists are collecting over 200,000 bronze keys to cast the tallest statue in the country in honour of indigenous people.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 10:12:14 AM

Fake divorces: The way round China's home restrictions
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) More and more Chinese couples are registering for 'fake' divorces, after they discovered a loophole in the country's housing policy that prohibits married people from buying a second home.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 9:57:13 AM

Strong quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale Sunday jolted the eastern parts of Indonesia, but there was no damage or casualty, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 8:08:57 AM

45 Taliban, 2 soldiers, 5 guards killed in Afghanistan
Kabul/Kunduz(Afghanistan), May 15 (DPA) Two Afghan soldiers, five private security guards and up to 45 Taliban insurgents have been killed in series of blasts and firefights in Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:16:41 PM

Thai prime minister warns of crackdown
Bangkok, May 15 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva warned Saturday of an imminent crackdown on an anti-government protest that has paralysed central Bangkok for more than a month, leading to at least 51 deaths.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 9:11:33 PM

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