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Four Mujib killers to seek president's pardon
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Four of the five former army officers who were sentenced to death for killing Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will seek the presidential pardon, jail officials announced Sunday.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 1:50:35 PM

Trial of Bangladesh border guard mutineers to begin Tuesday
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh is to begin Tuesday the trial of over 3,500 border guards who staged a mutiny in February killing 74 people. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to fast-track the process.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 1:30:23 PM

Argentine singer recovering after heart, lung transplant
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter and actor Sandro is 'stable' and recovering 'favourably' from the complex surgery of a heart and lung transplant, doctors have said.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 1:01:22 PM

Diners eat out of toilet bowls at novelty restaurant chain
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (DPA) A restaurant chain where food is served up in mini toilets has proved a surprise hit in Hong Kong, a news report said Sunday.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 10:51:30 AM

Death toll climbs in fatal China coal mine blast
Beijing, Nov 22 (DPA) The death toll from a gas explosion at a coal mine in north-eastern China rose overnight to 87, with 21 workers still trapped, local media reported Sunday.

Sunday, November 22, 2009 8:59:11 AM

Shiv Kapur drops to tied sixth in Cambodia
Siem Reap (Cambodia), Nov 21 (IANS) Shiv Kapur endured a frustrating day on the greens as he managed just one birdie while giving away three bogeys to end up with a 74 that dropped him from overnight tied second to tied sixth at the end of the third round of the Cambodian Open golf here Saturday.

Saturday, November 21, 2009 8:52:38 PM

42 killed in China mine explosion
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) At least 42 miners were killed in a gas explosion in a coal mine in northeast China Saturday, an official said.

Saturday, November 21, 2009 8:52:35 PM

23 dead, 90 trapped after China coal mine explosion
Beijing, Nov 21 (DPA) A gas explosion at a coal mine in north-eastern China killed at least 23 workers, and trapped 90 early Saturday, media reports said.

Saturday, November 21, 2009 4:32:34 PM

Gas explosion traps 139 coal miners in north-east China
Beijing, Nov 21 (DPA) A gas explosion at a coal mine in north-east China trapped 139 workers early Saturday, local media reported.

Saturday, November 21, 2009 9:30:23 AM

Kapur shoots 67, moves to tied second at Cambodian Open
Siem Reap (Cambodia), Nov 20 (IANS) Indian golfer Shiv Kapur in his bid to retain his Asian Tour card put himself in a position to end his four-year title drought with a five-under 67 that put him shared second place at the midway stage of the Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open here Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 7:41:11 PM

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