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Malaysian leader hires Indian expert to fight sodomy case
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has engaged three international DNA and forensic experts, including an Indian professor, to assist in the ongoing trial he is facing on a sodomy charge.

Thursday, February 18, 2010 12:47:14 PM

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolts China, Russia border
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted the border region between China and Russia Thursday morning, according to China Earthquake Networks Centre (CNEC).

Thursday, February 18, 2010 11:31:36 AM

12th century tombs unearthed in China
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists claimed to have discovered 18 tombs which existed between 12th and 19th century in north China.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 9:38:24 PM

Toyota to install brake override system in new models
Tokyo, Feb 17 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp president Akio Toyoda announced Wednesday that the automaker would install a brake-override system in all new vehicles to rebuild trust after a string of global recalls in recent months.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 3:15:22 PM

Malaysian model to have royal audience before being caned
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 (IANS) The sultan and the regent of Malaysia's Pahang state will grant an audience to a part-time model who has expressed a wish to meet them before being caned for drinking in public.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 11:02:35 AM

Malaysian PM's India visit drew $468 mn worth of potential deals
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 16 (IANS) Malaysia and India are set to follow up on the $468 million worth of potential trade avenues identified during last month's India visit of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, with the next round of negotiations here March 28-30.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 2:28:05 PM

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off Indonesia
Jakarta, Feb 16 (IANS) A magnitude 6.8 undersea earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia Tuesday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 7:52:13 AM

Chinese celebrate lunar New Year in Myanmar
Yangon, Feb 16 (IANS) Chinese residents in Myanmar's biggest city of Yangon Monday began holding traditional lion dance competitions to celebrate the lunar New Year.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 2:43:26 AM

Civilians killed in NATO assault in Afghanistan
Kabul, Feb 15 (IANS/AKI) At least 12 civilians were been killed during a NATO forces' offensive in southern Afghanistan, an official said.

Monday, February 15, 2010 4:16:22 PM

Replace ethnic Indian minister, says Malaysian party
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 15 (IANS) Malaysia's Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) has urged Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to replace ethnic Indian deputy minister T. Murugiah in the next cabinet reshuffle.

Monday, February 15, 2010 12:15:40 PM

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