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20 killed as extremists rampage in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria: Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever

NEW YORK: It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda’s humanoid robot.

Benfica oust Porto as tensions flare in chaotic semi

LISBON: Ten players were booked, two sent off, both coaches were dismissed and fans ran on to the pitch as Benfica, playing for more than one hour with 10 men, beat arch-rivals Porto 3-1 to reach the Portuguese Cup final on Wednesday.

Man City run aground, Palace rock Everton

Man City run aground, Palace rock Everton

LONDON: Liverpool’s position atop the Premier League table was strengthened on Wednesday when title rivals Manchester City were held to a 2-2 draw at home to bottom club Sunderland.

Karpal Singh's Death: PM extends his condolences to family members

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak extended his condolences to family members of DAP veteran leader and Bukit Gelugor member of parliament, Karpal Singh who was killed in a road accident near Kampar, Perak early this morning.

West, Russia trade UN barbs over Ukraine rights report

UNITED NATIONS, United States: Western diplomats called on Russia to stop interfering in Ukraine on Wednesday in a stormy Security Council meeting dominated by a row over a UN human rights report.

Bale stunner delivers Cup joy for Madrid

Bale stunner delivers Cup joy for Madrid

VALENCIA, Spain: Gareth Bale scored a stunning individual goal five minutes from time to win the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid as they overcame Barcelona 2-1 at the Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday.

Teen rescued after nine years of grim abuse

BUENOS AIRES: A 15-year-old girl has been rescued in Argentina after being nearly starved and beaten in a garage by an adoptive family for nine years, a court source said Wednesday.

Nigeria: 100-plus kidnapped students free

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Scores of female students kidnapped by Islamic militants from a northeastern Nigerian school are free, Nigeria’s military reported Wednesday.

<font color=red>Karpal Singh's Death:</font> A picture of grief at the hospital

Karpal Singh's Death: A picture of grief at the hospital

KAMPAR: It was a picture of grief at the Kampar Hospital when Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh's family members arrived to claim his remains.