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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar faces sodomy trial, again
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the sodomy charge levelled against him by one of his former colleagues.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 10:22:13 PM

Bhullar leads Indian challenge at Asian Tour International
Bangkok, Feb 3 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar will lead the Indian challenge as the Asian Tour tees off for 2010 season Thursday with the Asian Tour International.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 7:42:18 PM

Five children electrocuted in Philippines
Manila, Feb 3 (DPA) Five children were killed when they were accidentally electrocuted while playing in the Philippines, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 7:08:43 PM

Tip-offs help Malaysia nab drug traffickers from India
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Tip-offs are helping Malaysian authorities nab drug traffickers from India, most of whom carry ketamine, a media report said.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:58:44 AM

Malaysian PM's aide to resign over 'racial' remarks
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Nasir Safar, special officer to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, will tender his resignation over alleged racial remarks made during a seminar in Malacca, authorities said.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:02:47 AM

Opposition senator flees double murder charges in Philippines
Manila, Feb 3 (DPA) An opposition senator accused of masterminding the killings of a publicist and his driver almost a decade ago admitted Wednesday that he had fled the Philippines.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 10:05:41 AM

Iran ready to make uranium exchange deal
Tehran, Feb 3 (DPA) Iran is ready to complete a uranium exchange deal with world nuclear powers, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 7:19:58 AM

Young small-town Chinese more prone to web addiction: survey
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) Youngsters living in smaller cities of China are more likely to develop addiction to internet surfing than their peers in developed regions, a survey released Tuesday said.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010 10:18:16 PM

Argentina to spend $1.12 bn cleaning polluted river
Buenos Aires, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) More than 4.32 billion pesos ($1.12 billion) will be utilised this year for cleaning up the most polluted river in Argentina, authorities said.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010 1:06:58 PM

Indonesian smoker loses six teeth to exploding cigarette
Jakarta, Feb 2 (DPA) An Indonesian man has lost six teeth and received 51 stitches to his mouth after a cigarette he was smoking exploded, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010 1:06:43 PM

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