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China sets up third Antarctic research station
Beijing, Jan 28 (Xinhua) China has set up its third Antarctic research station, also the country's first on the continent's inland.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 4:54:14 PM

Five detained before Malaysian Indian's funeral
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (IANS) The police Wednesday detained five men who tried to breach a barricade ahead of the funeral procession of a Malaysian Indian youth who died while in custody.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 1:12:53 PM

Four sons of Malaysian Indian widow drown at sea
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (IANS) All four sons of a Malaysian Indian widow have drowned at sea where they had gone for a swim during the school holidays, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 11:03:53 AM

Indian rescued six hours after air crash in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (IANS) An Indian national, who is a permanent resident of Singapore, was rescued from the wreckage of his plane six hours after it crashed in the Gunung Pulai forest reserve in Malaysia.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 10:49:21 AM

Earthquake jolts Indonesia's Sumatra Island
Hong Kong, Jan 28 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale Wednesday jolted the southern part of Sumatra Island in Indonesia, the Hong Kong Observatory reported.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:27:11 AM

Nine killed, eight injured in China road accident
Urumqi (China), Jan 28 (Xinhua) Nine people were killed and eight injured Tuesday evening when a bus collided head-on with a truck in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur region, officials said.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 1:05:30 AM

At least 10 killed in Afghanistan clashes
Kabul, Jan 27 (DPA) Two police officers and three civilians were killed in two Taliban attacks in eastern Afghanistan, while police supported by NATO troops killed five Taliban fighters including a commander in the volatile south, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 5:06:38 PM

Nomura Holdings incurs record net loss in April-December period
Tokyo, Jan 27 (DPA) Nomura Holdings Inc Tuesday reported a record net loss of 492.36 billion yen ($5.53 billion) for the first nine months of the fiscal year 2008, which ends in March.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 4:27:34 PM

School mobile ban demanded as mobbing, prostitution spreads
Tokyo, Jan 27 (DPA) At first, they blackmailed their victim. Again and again, four high school students sent text messages to their classmate, demanding hundreds of thousands of yen.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 9:09:24 AM

Tokyo stocks rebound on bargain hunting
Tokyo, Jan 27 (DPA) Stocks ended Tuesday morning trading higher in Tokyo as investors bought back battered shares after the benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average hit a three-month low the previous day.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 8:23:23 AM

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