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North Korea to launch rocket April 4: Report
Tokyo, March 20 (RIA Novosti) North Korea will launch a rocket April 4 to deliver a communications satellite into orbit, a media report said Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2009 6:15:52 PM

Let civil court try Dhaka mutineers: Human Rights Watch
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has been urged by international civil liberties group Human Rights Watch to hold trial by civil judicial system, and not by a military court, of the border guard troopers involved in last month's mutiny. The group said a civil trial would ensure fairness and transparency.

Friday, March 20, 2009 10:49:47 AM

Life not worth living without Internet, Hong Kong youngsters say
Hong Kong, March 20 (DPA) Life would be meaningless and not worth living without the Internet, nearly one in seven Hong Kong youngsters said in a survey released Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2009 10:08:54 AM

Probe into graft charges against former Bangladesh speaker
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) The first-ever probe into the financial dealings of Bangladesh's parliament secretariat will be conducted by an 11-member all-party committee constituted by Speaker Abdul Hamid. The body will look into allegations of financial anomalies, misuse of power and wastage of public money against previous speaker Jamiruddin Sircar.

Friday, March 20, 2009 10:08:44 AM

Rape victim's about-face raises furore in Philippines
Manila, March 20 (DPA) When Suzette 'Nicole' Nicolas accused a US soldier of raping her after they met in a bar at a former American naval base in the Philippines in November 2005, Filipinos from all walks of life rallied behind her.

Friday, March 20, 2009 7:48:08 AM

At least 19 killed in China road accident
Harbin (China), March 19 (Xinhua) At least 19 people were killed Thursday when a passenger bus rammed into a stationary truck from behind in China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang, an official said.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 11:35:04 PM

Bopanna out of Bangkok challenger singles
Bangkok, March 19 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna's run in the $50,000 ATP challenger was ended by Noam Okun of Israel here Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 7:33:36 PM

Afghan lawmaker among five killed in roadside bomb blast
Kabul, March 19 (DPA) A member of parliament, a police commander and three bodyguards were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand Thursday, officials said.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 5:06:09 PM

North Korea detains two US journalists
Seoul, March 19 (DPA) North Korean authorities have detained two US journalists at the border with China, news reports said Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 3:13:17 PM

Teenager who robbed prostitutes jailed for six years
Hong Kong, March 19 (DPA) A Hong Kong teenager who robbed seven prostitutes at knifepoint, in some cases after having had sex with them, was jailed for six years Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 3:10:20 PM

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