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Mahathir demands Badawi's resignation
Kuala Lumpur, April 5 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has sought the resignation of his successor and incumbent Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 2:02:50 PM

Bangkok climate talks set programme for Bali Action plan
Bangkok, April 5 (DPA) UN-sponsored climate change talks in Bangkok ended with a work programme on a long-term international agreement to be concluded in Copenhagen by the end of 2009, the host of Saturday's meeting said.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 2:00:48 PM

Engine failure forces US-bound jet to return to Hong Kong
Hong Kong, April 5 (DPA) A packed passenger plane flying to Los Angeles was forced to return to Hong Kong when flames shot out of one of its engines around an hour into the flight, a news report said Saturday.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 1:18:01 PM

India-Singapore ties blossoming at all levels: PM Lee
Singapore, April 5 (IANS) Lauding India's economic transformation over the past decade, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said his country will seek to further expand its bilateral ties and examine new areas of cooperation.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 1:04:44 PM

Dengue cases on the rise in Malaysia, toll reaches 26
Kuala Lumpur, April 5 (DPA) Malaysia continues to battle a steady rise in the number of dengue cases in the first three months of the year as the death toll from the mosquito-borne disease reached 26, a news report said Saturday.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 1:02:59 PM

Prayad determined to prove point at Masters debut
Sentosa, April 5 (IANS) Thai star Prayad Marksaeng feels playing in the US Masters starting next week is a dream come true for him and says that he is determined to achieve what countrymen Sukree Onsham and Thongchai Jaidee failed to do - play in all four rounds at the Augusta National Golf Club.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 12:24:26 PM

India, Turkmenistan ink energy pact
Ashgabat, April 5 (IANS) India and Turkmenistan Saturday inked a landmark memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the oil and gas sector that is expected to go a long way in addressing India's long term energy security needs.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 12:10:08 PM

G8 development ministers to boost aid to developing nations
Tokyo, April 5 (DPA) Development ministers from the Group of Eight (G8) nations, including India and China, Saturday kicked off a two-day meeting to discuss partnerships with emerging economies to increase aid to impoverished regions.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 11:59:36 AM

Of serenity in the city of love (Letter from Ashgabat)
Ashgabat, April 5 (IANS) Should it be surprising that serenity prevails in a city that derives its name from the Farsi word for love?

Saturday, April 05, 2008 11:27:25 AM

Slain Nepal candidate's killer caught in India
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) The man alleged to be responsible for the killing of a communist candidate in Nepal has been arrested from a hideout in India, Nepal police said.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 9:31:17 AM

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