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World 15 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bombs wound 8 as Bangladesh political row persists

DHAKA (Reuters) - A series of small bombs wounded eight people in the Bangladesh capital overnight as a transport shutdown to force the ouster of election officials paralysed the country for a fourth day on Wednesday.

World 15 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bombs wound 8 as Bangladesh political row persists

DHAKA (Reuters) - A series of small bombs wounded eight people in the Bangladesh capital overnight as a transport shutdown to force the ouster of election officials paralysed the country for a fourth day on Wednesday.

World 14 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Dozens snatched in mass kidnap at Iraq ministry

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen in Iraqi police uniforms rounded up as many as 100 men at a government building in central Baghdad on Tuesday, in what may be the biggest mass kidnap seen in a city becoming used to such violence.

World 14 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Dozens snatched in mass kidnap at Iraq ministry

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen in Iraqi police uniforms rounded up as many as 100 men at a government building in central Baghdad on Tuesday, in what may be the biggest mass kidnap seen in a city becoming used to such violence.

World 12 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Transport blockade shuts down Bangladesh cities

DHAKA (Reuters) - A transport blockade shut down Bangladesh's main cities and seaports on Sunday as a 14-party alliance stepped up its campaign to force removal of controversial election officials ahead of polls in January.

World 23 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Nuclear "carrot and stick" approach doomed - Iran

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Sunday the West's

World 16 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Swiss close doors on giant nuclear shelter

LUCERNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - For 30 years, tourists speeding south through the Sonnenberg tunnel to Italy have had no idea they are driving through one of the world's biggest nuclear bunkers.

Community 16 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Mill effluents cause fish deaths

Effluents from an oil palm mill may have caused the death of fishes in Sungai Suai, Miri.

Nation 05 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Pollution forces water treatment plant to close

Taps ran dry in the Niah district after the water treatment facility there was shut down due to pollution.

Business 22 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Amaranth losses swell

Amaranth Advisors LLC, the hedge-fund company that imploded after making wrong-way bets on natural gas, said losses swelled by US$1.4bil this week after the firm had to unload assets at a discount to avoid a shutdown.