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Xinhua roundup: Kidnapped Chinese, Chirac, oil, babes

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Xinhua English news roundup:

- Kidnappers of two Chinese engineers on the Afghan-Pak border demand release of accomplices currently held by the Pakistan government. Link

- Kofi Annan is on a five-day tour of China and urging the country to play a bigger role in world and promote peace and development. Link

- Oil price jumps to record $53.64. Link

- A massive special report on Chirac's visit to China Link

- The image is taken from a gallery of pictures showing John Galliano and other designers' Spring-Summer 2005 collections, from a show held in Paris on October 9. Link

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