India and Russia sign agreements
On nuclear energy, defence:
RUSSIA: India and Russia signed deals on nuclear energy and arms
sales on Monday as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks
in the Kremlin with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
Drug addiction spreads AIDS in Asia
Malaysia: Drug addiction and irresponsible sexual behaviour are
leading factors in the rising number of AIDS/HIV victims in Asia,
warned the World Health Organization (WHO).
Lahore blast toll rises to 49
PAKISTAN: The death toll from two powerful bombs
that ripped through a market in Pakistanís eastern city of Lahore
late Monday has risen to 49, with about 150 others injured, police
Over 101 killed in Baghdad explosions
More than 182 wounded:
IRAQ: Five powerful car bombs rocked Baghdad on
Tuesday, killing over 101 people, many of them students, wounding
more than 182 and shattering a month of calm in the capital ahead of
a general election.