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Blind Chinese rights defender's ordeal continues
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) Freed after over four years' imprisonment for speaking out against mass forced abortions and sterilisations, the ordeal of one of China's famous human rights activists continues.

Friday, September 10, 2010 4:11:01 PM

12 killed in clash over water in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed Friday in a fresh clash between two tribal groups over the distribution of irrigation water in Pakistan's northwestern Kurram region, a media report said.

Friday, September 10, 2010 4:03:39 PM

Army not to come to power: Pakistan PM
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistan's army 'neither intends to come to power, nor it will come' and the country's elected government will complete its tenure, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.

Friday, September 10, 2010 3:04:02 PM

Nepal Muslims warn of World War III over religion
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) Muslims in Nepal Friday joined the raging worldwide debate over an American pastor's plan to burn copies of the Quran to mark 9/11 terror attack anniversary, and warned the action could pit Muslims against Christians and trigger a 'third world war over religion'.

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:28:26 PM

A love story on ice!
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) It was a wedding tailor-made for them. Two of China's gold medal winning ice-skaters married on their dream surface - an ice rink.

Friday, September 10, 2010 1:56:17 PM

Acupuncture can help prevent suicides
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Medical experts in China have claimed traditional Chinese medicine, popularly known as TCM, especially acupuncture, can help prevent suicides.

Friday, September 10, 2010 1:55:37 PM

Malaysian PM calls for racial unity on Eid
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Tear down the walls of suspicion and discard prejudices, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said while greeting his countrymen on Eid, which is known as 'Hari Raya Aidilfitri' in Malaysia.

Friday, September 10, 2010 12:08:00 PM

More airtime for Tamil programmes on Malaysian radio, TV
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil programmes will get more airtime on Malaysian radio and TV, authorities have decided.

Friday, September 10, 2010 11:53:00 AM

Malaysian Indian billionaire may invest in Indian venture
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) An ethnic Indian, rated as the second richest Malaysian, may invest $250 million in a power production venture in India.

Friday, September 10, 2010 11:47:33 AM

Chinese woman sues cinema hall for excessive ads
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) A woman in China has sued a cinema hall and the distributors of a movie, claiming excessive advertising wasted her time and violated her freedom of choice.

Friday, September 10, 2010 11:32:18 AM

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