SEOUL, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- South Korea's navy rescued three North Korean fishing boats and seven fishermen after the vessels drifted over a disputed border in the West Sea, a military official from the South said on Friday, according to Reuters.
ATHENS, Greece, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- Greece remains mired in a deep economic recession, official figures have confirmed Friday, according to AP.
RIYADH, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, has thanked Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Mohammad, Minister of Education, for Saudi students' win of the first and fourth places at Intel International for Sciences and Engineering (IISEF 2011.
Oslo, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on Friday announced the members of a panel tasked to review the country's response to twin attacks that claimed 77 lives last month, according to dpa.
Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- Myanmar's new government is planning to withdraw foreign exchange certificates (FECs) from the market, after imposing them on foreigners for almost two decades, officials said Friday, according to dpa.
Frankfurt, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- European industrial production posted a surprise fall in June, data released Friday showed, adding to signs that the region's economy has slowed, according to dpa.
Hanoi, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- Nearly two-thirds of labourers working at one of two controversial Chinese-run bauxite mines in Vietnam's Central Highlands do not have permits, local media said Friday, according to dpa.
Singapore, Ramadan 12, 1432, Aug 12, 2011
, SPA -- Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), one of the world's biggest container shippers, on Friday posted red figures for the second quarter and warned of a full-year loss should the global economy further worsen, according to dpa.