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At least 75 killed, 110 injured in Myanmar earthquake

Road damaged by an earthquake in Myanmar on Friday- AP

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake killed at least 75 people in Northeast Myanmar and one in Thailand, officials said on Friday.

Gunmen kill eight, kidnap 45 bus passengers in Pakistan

Unknown gunmen killed eight people and kidnapped 45 in raids on Friday on two minibuses in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, officials said.

Gaddafi son dies in attack by Libyan jet

One of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s sons has died in a hospital in Tripoli, Opposition websites and Arab media reported on Monday.

Gaddafi forces continue attacks on Libyan rebels

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi were on Tuesday continuing their attacks on rebels in several cities in the Western part of the country, rebels said, after a third night of airstrikes by international forces.

Radiation at reactor normal after blast: Japan Government

Measurements at a Japanese nuclear reactor where an explosion occurred on Monday showed no higher levels of radiation, the government’s top spokesman said. The hydrogen blast damaged the reactor building but the reactor hull remained intact, chief Cabinet secretary Yukio Edano said.

Japan, India to sign free trade agreement

Japan: The Japanese government said on Tuesday that it would sign a free trade agreement with India that would abolish duties on more than 90 per cent of trade for 10 years.

Foreign Minister Seiji Ma

Facebook opens office in HK after China ban

Hong Kong: The social-networking website Facebook Inc has quietly opened an office in Hong Kong despite being banned in mainland China, a news report said Wednesday. The new Hong Kong office in an undisclosed location followed the opening of offices in India and Singapore in 2010 and is part of Facebook’s Asia

Indians, Pakistanis funded coup in ’09

Antananarivo, Jan. 22: A Madagascar Army colonel arrested for participating in last November’s coup attempt in the country alleged on Saturday that local businessmen, also Indian and Pakistani busines

Dollar's dominance 'product of the past': Hu Jintao

The era of a world currency system dominated by the US dollar is a "product of the past", Chinese President Hu Jintao said in interviews with US newspapers on the eve of a visit to Washington.

Hu is

Tevez takes Man City to top

London, Jan. 16: Two goals from Carlos Tevez fired Manchester City back to the top of the English Premier League in a 4-3 win over Wolves at Eastlands.

Tevez’s goals gave Roberto Mancini’s side their

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