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Ibrahim vows to pull down government by Sep 16
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (IANS) Malaysia's controversial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who has won a parliamentary by-election, has vowed to bring down Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's government by mid-September.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 1:03:34 PM

Beijing police boast of security record during Olympics
Beijing, Aug 27 (Xinhua) Crime figures in the Chinese capital during the Olympic days were at an eight-year low, thanks to the tight security measures, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:25:41 PM

Malaysia's beleaguered opposition leader Anwar wins crucial election
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (DPA) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim Wednesday hailed a long-awaited imminent return to parliament after he scored a thumping victory in a special election.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:24:16 PM

Bank of China dismisses reports it provides services to terror groups
Beijing, Aug 27 (Xinhua) The Bank of China (BOC) Wednesday dismissed overseas media reports that it had provided services for terrorist organisations as 'sheer nonsense'.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:41:37 AM

More than 10 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 27 (Xinhua) Afghan troops backed by the US-led coalition forces have killed more than 20 militants in southern Afghan province of Helmand, a coalition statement said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:26:55 AM

Anwar Ibrahim threatens to pull down government by Sep 16
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (IANS) Malaysia's controversial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who has just won a parliamentary by-election, says he will bring down Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's government by mid-September.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:26:24 AM

Toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 16
Beijing, Aug 27 (DPA) An explosion at a chemical plant has left 16 people dead and six missing in southwest China's Guangxi region, the State Administration of Work Safety said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:35:19 AM

Does size matter for fireflies? Experts to study
Chiang Mai (Thailand), Aug 27 (DPA) Thailand has launched the world's first international firefly symposium, drawing around a hundred experts and firefly enthusiasts from around the globe to share their secrets on the species' wild nightlife.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:59:58 AM

Anwar Ibrahim returns to Malaysian parliament with landslide win
Permatang Pauh (Malaysia), Aug 26 (DPA) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim Tuesday ended a 10-year wait to return to Parliament with a landslide victory in a special by-election.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 8:44:02 PM

Gaganjeet eyeing a win at Indonesian golf
Jakarta, Aug 26 (IANS) India's Gaganjeet Bhullar will be eyeing a win at the Pertamina Indonesia President Invitational golf tournament starting here Thursday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 8:08:32 PM

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