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  • WORLD

    New Zealand set world rowing record

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » New Zealand's Hamish Bond and Eric Murray set a new men's pairs rowing world record in the Olympic heats Saturday, smashing the mark held by Britain's Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell.

  • WORLD

    Pollution protestors clash with police in China

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » Thousands of people demonstrating over fears of pollution from a sewage pipeline at a paper factory in east China clashed with police Saturday, the latest in a series of environmental protests.

  • WORLD

    Militants shoot dead 4 soldiers in restive Thai south

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » Militants shot dead four soldiers and wounded two others early Saturday in Thailand's volatile south, an army spokesman said, as a surge in violence since the start of Ramadan continued.

  • WORLD

    88 dead in N. Korea floods

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » Nationwide flooding in North Korea this month has killed 88 people, state media said on Saturday, in a dramatic increase from its previous death toll.

  • WORLD

    Obama urges tax-cut passage

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » US President Barack Obama urged Republicans in the House of Representatives on Saturday to pass his proposal calling for extending tax cuts for everybody but the richest Americans.

  • WORLD

    China shoot to first Games gold

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » Shooting powerhouse China launched their Olympic campaign in style Saturday by taking the first gold of the London Games while South Korea's Jin Jong-Oh survived a late attack of nerves to win.

  • SPORTS

    Irish team betting scandal

    Published on 28/07/2012

    » The Irish Olympic squad is embroiled in a betting scandal after Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey confirmed to Irish media that he had received an allegation a team member had bet against himself in a previous competition.

  • WORLD

    Win for Chinese protesters

    Published on 28/07/2012

    » SHANGHAI: Authorities in eastern China have halted plans by a Japanese paper company to build a waste-water pipeline into the sea after opposition from local residents mounted and a protest on Saturday turned violent.

  • WORLD

    Queen did Olympic sketch 'in one take'

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » Britain's Queen Elizabeth II pulled off her surprise acting role in the Olympics opening ceremony "in one take", a BBC official said Saturday.

  • WORLD

    Sri Lanka backs deportations

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2012

    » Sri Lankan navy officials have urged Australia to deport the growing number of boat people arriving from their country, saying it was the "best way" to deter people smugglers, a report said Saturday.

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