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BEIJING (Agence France-Presse) — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here yesterday for talks with China's leaders as the two most populous nations look to turn their combined clout into a major force in global affairs.
It is expected that early on in 2008, probably February, the United Nations-supervised Albanian Muslim Administration of the Serbian province of Kosovo will make a unilateral declaration of independence (UDI).
NEW DELHI — Communist Party leaders say they are trying to keep U.S. influence at bay and protect India's poor from ruthless foreign enterprises by blocking a deal on nuclear energy with the United States.
President Bush today defended negotiations over North Korea's nuclear program, saying they have been effective, but added that the communist regime must give a full declaration of all its nuclear activities before the end of the year.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand refused several times to take detainees the U.S. wanted to relocate from its Guantanamo Bay military prison, a senior New Zealand official said today.
BEIJING (AP) — Grocery shopping has become a painful experience for Zhang Xueyi.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Boutwell has sailed from Honolulu to Shanghai to pick up a Chinese law enforcement officer and will then sail on to the northwestern Pacific to look for vessels engaged in illegal fishing. During the patrol, the ship is scheduled to call at Yokosuka in Japan and Petropavlosk in Russia.
XINTAI, China (AP) — Rescuers raced yesterday to pump water out of two coal mines flooded by a rain-swollen river in eastern China, where 181 miners were missing and feared dead.
U.N. kowtows to Beijing