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Four Indians missing in Malaysia boat capsize
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 13 (IANS) Eight people, including four Indian nationals and four Malaysians, went missing after a cargo vessel capsized near the Malaysian state of Sarawak, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:45:18 PM

Death toll in Sri Lanka floods rises to 23
Colombo, Jan 13 (DPA) The death toll in Sri Lanka's floods reached at least 23 Thursday, while abnormally cold conditions claimed another five lives, officials said.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:05:37 PM

US Vice-President in Iraq for talks on US troops
Baghdad, Jan 13 (DPA) US Vice President Joe Biden held talks in Baghdad during a surprise visit Thursday in the first high-level visit by a US official since the country formed a new cabinet.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 7:31:57 PM

Asian Cup participation can spur football in India: AFC supremo
Doha, Jan 13 (DPA) India's participation at the Asian Cup in Qatar could provide a kick-start for football in the country, feels Mohamed Bin Hammam, president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:22:41 PM

Qatar fined, coach Bruno Metsu facing hearing
Doha, Jan 13 (DPA) Hosts Qatar have been fined and their coach Bruno Metsu faces a hearing for failing to adhere to media obligations at the Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said Thursday.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:07:39 PM

Ruins of two 4,000-year-old cities found in China
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have unearthed the ruins of two ancient cities dating back 4,000 years.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:07:07 PM

Qatar fined after coach Bruno Metsu refused to conduct interview
Doha, Jan 13 (DPA) The Qatar football team was fined $2,000 fine by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) after coach Bruno Metsu refused his players to attend a post-match interview following the team's 0-2 loss to Uzbekistan in their opening game.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 5:52:50 PM

96 arrested in China for selling adulterated milk powder
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Ninety-six people are being held in police custody in China, and are awaiting prosecution for using melamine-tainted milk powder, a government statement said Thursday.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 5:21:25 PM

Hafiz Saeed seeks Pakistan government aid in Mumbai case
Lahore, Jan 13 (IANS) Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has petitioned the Lahore High Court to direct the Pakistani government to defend him as a citizen of the country in a US court, where he is arraigned for the Mumbai terror strike.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 5:10:16 PM

US Vice President in Iraq for talks on US troops
Baghdad, Jan 13 (DPA) US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit Thursday for talks with leaders of the new Iraqi government, Iraqi television announced.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 4:44:52 PM

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