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Nation 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Prince of darkness' Murder trial told of strange behaviour in palace

The Raja di-Hilir Perak liked being surrounded by darkness before a bomoh summoned a supernatural being from his palace, the High Court heard during the Hasleza Ishak murder trial Friday.

AseanPlus News 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Family keeps corpse in glass coffin for 36 years

The body of a 17-year-old boy has rested in a glass coffin in his family home in Vietnam for 36 years after a local medicine man told his parents he was still alive.

World 04 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Alpine ice man may have been childless outcast

MILAN (Reuters) - A Stone Age man found frozen in the Alps some 5,300 years after he was murdered under mysterious circumstances may have been a childless social outcast, a new study showed.

World 14 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Ancient Mexican may have had fangs for dentures

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A man whose 4,500 year-old skeleton was found in Mexico may have worn ceremonial dentures made from wolf or jaguar fangs, in one of the earliest examples of dentistry in the Americas, scientists said on Wednesday.

World 17 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.S. sends home bodies of three Guantanamo detainees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has sent to their home nations the bodies of two Saudis and a Yemeni it says committed suicide at the Guantanamo Bay prison for foreign terrorism suspects, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Nation 22 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Movie on Mona out in December

The movie adaptation of Mona Fandey's bizarre and gruesome murder of a politician will hit the big screen in December.

Community 29 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Of shaman and a forbidden love affair

#8220;CHOOMBA Chi Choomba!!#8221; a shaman and her two apprentices shrieked as they recited magic spells to seek help from spirits above.

World 16 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia city residents told to stay home for Bush

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Authorities said on Thursday they planned to lock down parts of a town near Jakarta that will host U.S. President George W. Bush next week, and warned residents it was better to stay inside their homes during the brief visit.