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Hindu devotees, tourists throng to Malaysian cave temple
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 30 (DPA) Hundreds of thousands of devotees celebrated the Hindu festival of Thaipusam Saturday, climbing steep steps to seek divine blessings at a cave temple near Kuala Lumpur.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 1:57:56 PM

Move to bring six fugitive Mujib killers to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 29 (IANS) Efforts were on to bring back to Bangladesh six fugitive killers of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a minister said.

Friday, January 29, 2010 3:22:29 PM

Indian sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug trafficking
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) A 48-year-old Indian was Friday sentence to death by the Malaysian High Court which convicted him of drug trafficking.

Friday, January 29, 2010 3:17:57 PM

South Korean army complains artillery firing from North
Seoul, Jan 29 (IANS) North Korea fired artillery shells inside South Korean territory off the west coast of the Yellow Sea, a military official said Thursday.

Friday, January 29, 2010 2:11:43 PM

China eyes winter 'breakthrough' in Vancouver
Beijing, Jan 29 (DPA) China hopes its largest ever winter Olympic sports team will achieve a breakthrough next month in Vancouver and make progress towards emulating the success of the nation's summer Olympians, state media said Friday.

Friday, January 29, 2010 2:08:52 PM

Hong Kong woman paid fake Taoist master with sex, cash
Hong Kong, Jan 29 (DPA) A Hong Kong woman was tricked out of 1.5 million Hong Kong dollars ($190,000) and duped into sex by a man believed to be part of syndicate of mainland Chinese conmen posing as Taoist masters, a court report said Friday.

Friday, January 29, 2010 1:10:26 PM

Argentina reveals secrets of 'dirty war'
Buenos Aires, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has disclosed the secrets of the 'dirty war' waged against the left by the country's military regime 1976-83.

Friday, January 29, 2010 12:08:53 PM

Japanese unemployment fell to 5.1 percent in December
Tokyo, Jan 29 (DPA) The Japanese jobless rate fell to 5.1 percent in December from 5.2 percent in November, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Friday.

Friday, January 29, 2010 9:02:38 AM

Two bomb explosions rock southern Philippine city
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Jan 29 (DPA) Two improvised bombs exploded Friday in a southern Philippine city, but no injuries were reported, a police report said.

Friday, January 29, 2010 8:54:35 AM

China to double bullet trains production this year
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) In order to meet the increasing demand of bullet trains for enhancing China's high-speed rail transport system, the country's passenger train manufacturing firm Thursday said it will double its production capacity in 2010.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 10:41:50 PM

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