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World 17 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

China jails ex-professor 10 years for subversion

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A former university professor who published letters to Chinese leaders and advocated multi-party democracy has been jailed for 10 years for

Community 16 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Theme park for Klebang

Plans are under way to develop a RM50mil theme park in Kle-bang, Malacca, early next year in conjunction with the arrival of the replica of Admiral Zheng He's treasure ship from China in 2011.

World 16 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

ANALYSIS - Why Fayyad plan for Palestine has Israelis worried

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The future Palestinian state some Israeli strategists have in mind would be bordered entirely by Israel, with large areas in its middle under Israeli control.

World 15 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Law change needed to cover climate exiles - lawyers

LONDON (Reuters) - International law is unfit to deal with the millions of people expected to flee their home countries to escape droughts and floods intensified by climate change, a group of lawyers said on Thursday.

World 14 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Oceans seen as new front to fight climate change

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Preventing the destruction of marine life, from plankton to seagrasses and mangrove forests, could help offset between 3 to 7 percent of current fossil fuel emissions, a U.N. environment report said on Wednesday.

World 14 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Israeli air strike on Gaza tunnels wounds three

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli warplanes attacked two smuggling tunnels along the Gaza Strip border with Egypt on Wednesday, wounding three tunnellers, Palestinian medical sources and the Israeli army said.

Community 14 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Even small birds can cause major damage

WHILE birds, especially those of smaller species seem harmless, they can cause serious damage to aircraft and even result in plane crashes.

World 14 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Oceans seen as new front to fight climate change

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Preventing the destruction of marine life, from plankton to seagrasses and mangrove forests, could help offset between 3 to 7 percent of current fossil fuel emissions, a U.N. environment report said on Wednesday.

World 13 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

North Korea to fire more missiles ahead of talks

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea was on Tuesday reportedly preparing to fire more short-range missiles, a move seen as an attempt to boost its bargaining position ahead of expected talks on ending its nuclear weapons programme.

World 13 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

North Korea may fire more missiles ahead of talks

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea was preparing to fire a fresh barrage of short-range missiles, a report said on Tuesday, in a move seen as an attempt to boost its bargaining position ahead of expected talks on ending its nuclear weapons programme.