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Malaysian Navy gets its first submarine
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Malaysia has taken delivery of its first submarine, a Scorpene built by French military shipyard DCNS in partnership with Spanish shipyard Navantia.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:41:41 PM

Helicopter blades kill two
Jakarta, Jan 29 (DPA) Two mechanics were killed by rotor blades Thursday when the helicopter they were servicing tilted on its side, an official said.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:41:20 PM

Malaysian Indians condole Venkataraman's death
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian High Commission here has opened a book for the public to offer condolences on the death of former Indian President R. Venkataraman.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:20:16 AM

Indian artistes don't get enough chances in Malaysian TV, radio: Minister
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Opportunities that ethnic Indian artistes get on Malaysia's television and radio network are inadequate, says the deputy minister in the Prime Minister's Department.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:14:36 AM

Malaysia wants to bring home two Guantanamo detainees
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Malaysia is to approach the US for the release of two of its nationals who have been detained since 2003 at the Guantanamo Bay prison for their suspected role in terrorism, a media report said.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:09:01 AM

Afghanistan sets dateline to end civilian killings by NATO
Kabul, Jan 28 (DPA) The Afghan government said Wednesday that it would seek a 'national decision' on what is to be done with international military operations in the country if the NATO-led alliance does not respond to a draft agreement that calls for an end to civilian casualties within the period of one month.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 10:21:33 PM

Tens of millions to lose jobs in 2009: ILO
Bangkok/Geneva, Jan 28 (DPA) Global unemployment would increase by 18 million to 51 million people this year from 2007 figures, depending on the extent and length of the economic crisis, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) predicted Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:06:09 PM

Malaysian Indian youth laid to rest after custody death
Puchong (Malaysia), Jan 28 (IANS) Hundreds of Malaysian Indians Wednesday bade an emotional farewell to A. Kugan, a suspected car thief who died in police custody.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 6:13:16 PM

China sets up third Antarctic research station
Beijing, Jan 28 (Xinhua) China has set up its third Antarctic research station, also the country's first on the continent's inland.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 4:54:14 PM

Five detained before Malaysian Indian's funeral
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (IANS) The police Wednesday detained five men who tried to breach a barricade ahead of the funeral procession of a Malaysian Indian youth who died while in custody.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 1:12:53 PM

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