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Another sex scandal hits Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, March 21 (IANS) Malaysia has been hit by a new sex scandal with a video showing a man purported to be a top opposition leader in compromising positions with a foreign sex worker.

Monday, March 21, 2011 3:52:14 PM

Pakistan mine blast toll rises to 45
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) The toll in a coal mine explosion in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan province rose to 45 Monday, a minister said, as hopes of finding any survivors faded.

Monday, March 21, 2011 3:51:41 PM

Bodies of four alleged US spies found in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 21 (DPA) The bullet-riddled bodies of four men killed by Taliban fighters allegedly for spying for the US were found Monday in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal district along the Afghan border, officials said.

Monday, March 21, 2011 3:18:14 PM

Yunus can't be Grameen managing director: Dhaka
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has told a top US official that Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus can return to the Grameen Bank but as its honorary chief, not as the managing director.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:36:41 PM

Vulgar language upsets Bangladesh Speaker
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Use of foul language in Bangladesh parliament by lawmakers has upset its speaker, who wonders if expunging them remains his sole task.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:29:05 PM

Illegitimate births rise among Malay Indians
Kuala Lumpur, March 21 (IANS) Illegitimate births are on the rise among ethnic Indians in Malaysia.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:16:36 PM

Chinese relics illegally sold online
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Valuable Chinese relics are now finding their way outside the country through a growing illegal online business, a media report said Monday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:05:42 PM

Quake-tsunami may cost Japan $235 bn, says World Bank
Tokyo, March 21 (IANS) The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan March 11 may cost the country's economy $235 billion, the World Bank said Monday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 1:34:35 PM

Zardari's father in critical condition
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's father has been admitted to a medical centre in the capital following a brain haemorrhage and complications in his respiratory system, a media report said.

Monday, March 21, 2011 1:32:58 PM

College students largest sperm donor group in China
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) College students in their large numbers have now become sperm donors in a south China province because of an increase in payment, a media report said Monday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 1:01:01 PM

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