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Malaysian cult keeps leader's decomposed body for 13 months
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 27 (DPA) Followers of a religious cult in Malaysia's eastern Sabah state wrapped the body of their dead cult leader in plastic and laid it in his home for 13 months while waiting for him to be resurrected, a news report said Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 11:53:36 AM

Tropical storm kills 80 in the Philippines
Manila, Sep 27 (DPA) At least 80 people were killed as tropical storm Ketsana battered a wide area in the Philippines, resulting in record rainfall on the capital that caused the worst flooding in 40 years, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 11:47:54 AM

54 killed in storm in the Philippines
Manila, Sep 27 (DPA) At least 54 people were killed as tropical storm Ketsana battered a wide area in the Philippines, dumping record rainfall on the capital, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2009 6:14:16 AM

IAEA to inspect Iran's new nuke plant: Official
Tehran, Sep 26 (DPA) The head of Iran's Atomic Organization said Saturday that agreements have been made with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to inspect the new uranium-enrichment plant near Tehran.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 7:16:54 PM

Randhawa moves into top-10 with sub-par round in Japan
Kyoto, Sep 26 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa made another upward move with a one-under 70 as he came up to tied eighth at the end of the third round of the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open golf tournament here Saturday.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 3:51:29 PM

Champions Trophy: Fawad fined for missing Pakistan's flag-hoisting ceremony
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Young all-rounder Fawad Alam has been fined for failing to report for the flag-hoisting ceremony prior to the start of Pakistan's opening Champions Trophy match against West Indies at the Wanderers earlier this week.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 3:38:42 PM

Myanmar premier to attend UN General Assembly session
Yangon, Sep 26 (DPA) Myanmar Prime Minister Thein Sein left for New York Saturday afternoon to attend the 64th session of UN General Assembly, an official source confirmed.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 3:37:41 PM

Pakistan-New Zealand cricket series in UAE in November
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan will host a limited overs series against New Zealand in UAE Nov 3-13, the country's cricket board announced Saturday.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 3:37:11 PM

Families separated by Korean War meet at rare reunion
Seoul, Sep 26 (RIA Novosti) Hundreds of North and South Koreans separated by the Korean War (1950-53) met north of the border Saturday in the first such reunion in two years, a report said.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 3:26:48 PM

Hundreds flee their homes amid storm in Philippines
Manila, Sep 26 (DPA) Hundreds of people fled their homes in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Saturday amid overnight heavy rains brought about by a tropical storm, the government said.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 2:12:59 PM

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