China lets go of a core communist tenet—moves to amend laws legalising Private Property.
Greece ends over a decade of socialist rule, electing Costas Karamanlis and his conservative Democracy Party.
Barmer, Rajasthan, yields its second huge Oil Reserve in recent times. Cairns had bought these sites cheap after Shell shelved its interests.
Pakistan successfully test-fires 2,500 km surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II—a nuke-worthy vehicle that can reach most major Indian cities.
Invented: a vaccine, Dukoral, that will immunise western...