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Militant network in Bangladesh has collapsed: Dhaka police
Dhaka, Oct 3 (IANS) Islamist militant activities in Bangladesh have 'collapsed' following a series of arrests of suspected Indian militants, a police official here has claimed.

Saturday, October 03, 2009 1:18:05 PM

Typhoon batters northern Philippines
Manila, Oct 3 (DPA) A powerful typhoon Saturday battered extreme northern Philippines with forceful winds and heavy rains, but spared the capital and surrounding areas still recovering from devastating floods.

Saturday, October 03, 2009 12:13:31 PM

China to tap combustible ice
Xining (China), Oct 3 (Xinhua) China will drill holes in the frozen tundra region to extract combustible ice as an alternative energy source, officials said.

Saturday, October 03, 2009 9:17:12 AM

Man gets over 15 years for incest
Bogota, Oct 3 (EFE) A Colombian man was sentenced to more than 15 years in jail for raping his daughter for 30 years and fathering seven children with her, media reports said.

Saturday, October 03, 2009 6:17:38 AM

Ahead of typhoon, Philippines placed under 'state of calamity'
Manila, Oct 2 (DPA) All of the Philippines was placed under a 'state of calamity' Friday as Supertyphoon Parma moved closer to the country's main island of Luzon, less than a week after tropical storm Ketsana wreaked havoc in the capital and outlying areas.

Friday, October 02, 2009 3:13:51 PM

Indian with Lashkar links arrested in Dhaka
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh police have said they have arrested a sixth Indian national suspected to have links with a Pakistan-based militant organisation in the last five months and are looking for many more.

Friday, October 02, 2009 1:36:31 PM

No pressure from Arab nations on war crimes trial, says Dhaka
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has denied reports that it is under pressure from Gulf nations, where millions of its people work, to call off the trial of those who killed unarmed civilians in the run-up to the freedom movement in 1971.

Friday, October 02, 2009 12:56:45 PM

Myanmar court rejects Suu Kyi's appeal
Yangon, Oct 2 (DPA) A Myanmar court Friday rejected an appeal lodged by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against an 18-month detention sentence, government sources said.

Friday, October 02, 2009 12:42:04 PM

Hundreds evacuated as super typhoon bears down on Philippines
Manila, Oct 2 (DPA) Hundreds of people were evacuated Friday as super typhoon Parma moved closer to the northern Philippines' main island of Luzon, less than a week after storm Ketsana wreaked havoc in the capital and outlying areas.

Friday, October 02, 2009 11:17:42 AM

Bopanna takes a set off World No. 12 Gonzalez
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna continued his impressive singles play by taking a set off world No. 12 Fernando Gonzalez of Chile before going down fighting 4-6, 6-3, 4-6 in the second round of the Malaysian Open tennis here Thursday.

Thursday, October 01, 2009 8:17:00 PM

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