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U.S., China to fight protectionism
Obama, Wen discuss recent trade spat over import duties
Japan says Obama’s bow spontaneous
TOKYO: Even as the U.S. President Barack Obama has come under severe criticism for bowing before the Japanese Emperor during their meeting at the Imperial Palace here last week, Japan thinks it was a “spontaneous ...
Japan calls for binding deal at Copenhagen
TOKYO: Japan wants developing countries, including China and India, to accept a legally binding greenhouse gases emission cuts at the upcoming 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties on climate change at Copenhagen. Kazua Kodama, ...
Ranil’s challenge to Rajapaksa
Russia slams U.S. on Afghan drugs
MOSCOW: The U.S. does not want to address the problem of drug production in Afghanistan, said Russia’s anti-narcotics chief after talks with U.S. Special Envoy for Af-Pak Richard Holbrooke. “My meeting with Holbrooke ...
Egypt’s unknown plague
Constitution-drafting in a flux
KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Constituent Assembly, which has the mammoth task of drafting the new Constitution for the republic by May 28, 2010, has amended its working timetable for the seventh time since its formation. Wednesday’s ...
Long jail terms for Indian-origin doctor’s attackers
Melbourne: Terming street crimes against Indians as “cowardly” and “despicable”, a Victorian court on Wednesday handed out long prison terms to three persons who attacked an Indian-origin doctor. State County ...
Stoned to death for adultery
Mogadishu: Somali insurgent group Al-Shabaab has stoned a 29-year-old married woman to death for adultery, the second such execution this month, officials said. Sheikh Ibrahim Sheikh Abdirahman, an Al-Shabaab judge, also ordered the ...
India & World
Shock over woman’s death
LONDON: The close-knit Indian community of the west London suburbs of Southall and Greenford was struggling on Wednesday to come to terms with the killing of a young British Punjabi woman, who was found in a pool of blood, yards from the door ...
For eighth year running, Indians largest group among foreign students in U.S.
NEW DELHI: For the eighth consecutive year, Indian students have topped the rankings as the largest student body among foreign students studying in the United States. Also, the number of Indian students now in the U.S. has exceeded one lakh, ...
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