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Four dead, 90 missing as ferry sinks in Philippines
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Sep 6 (DPA) Four people drowned Sunday when a passenger ferry with 964 people aboard sank in the southern Philippines, leaving about 90 missing, officials said.

Sunday, September 06, 2009 10:37:15 AM

Cuban minister concludes North Korea visit
Pyongyang, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla has concluded his three-day official visit to North Korea Saturday.

Sunday, September 06, 2009 2:28:35 AM

Death toll of Indonesia's quake rises to 70
Jakarta, Sep 5 (Xinhua) The 7.3-magnitude earthquake that jolted Indonesia's West Java Wednesday has killed 70 people and wounded 966 while 32 are still missing, the national Antara news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 11:46:37 PM

Top NATO commander visits site of Afghan air strike
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Sep 5 (DPA) The top NATO commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, travelled to the northern province of Kunduz Saturday to visit the site of a deadly NATO airstrike, where villagers claimed that 'scores' of civilians were killed.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 11:10:20 PM

China sacks senior officials in Xinjiang capital
Urumqi, Sep 5 (Xinhua) The communist party chief of Xinjiang capital Urumqi and the police chief of northwest China's Xinjiang region were removed from their posts Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 8:44:38 PM

Deaflympics opens in Taiwan with drums and a firework display
Taipei, Sep 5 (DPA) A spectacular fireworks display and the beating of drums by 80 deaf students heralded the opening of the 21st Summer Deaflympics here Saturday evening.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 7:55:57 PM

Suicide bombing injures three German soldiers in Afghanistan
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Sep 5 (DPA) Three German soldiers were injured in a suicide bombing Saturday in northern Afghanistan, a day after a German-ordered airstrike in which dozens of people were killed in the same province.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 3:26:07 PM

China to make 12 million vehicles in 2009
Beijing, Sep 5 (Xinhua) China is expected to manufacture a record 12 million vehicles in 2009, an official with the country's top economic planning agency said Saturday.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 2:43:56 PM

Malayasian PM urges Muslims not to insult other religions
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 5 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Saturday quoted from the Quran to urge fellow Muslims not to insult people of other faiths, after residents of a Muslim-majority area, protesting re-location of a Hindu temple to their locality, carried cow heads in a rally Friday.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 1:46:22 PM

Two-way fight likely in Malaysian Indian Congress poll
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 5 (IANS) The rivalry in the Malaysian Indian Congress has become sharper with both party chief S. Samy Vellu and his arch rival S. Subramaniam releasing separate 'official' lists of candidates for 23 central working committee seats, elections to which will be held next week.

Saturday, September 05, 2009 11:19:18 AM

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