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LONDON: Arsene Wenger insists his Arsenal side have made progress this season despite once again facing a battle to hold on to a top four spot.
LONDON: Manchester United manager David Moyes will be under the spotlight when he returns to Everton on Sunday for the first time since he left the club for Old Trafford at the end of last season.
DENVER: A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane, interviewed and the scene secured, officials said.
KATMANDU: Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest today for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak.
PERTH: A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search coordination centre said today.
LONDON: Chelsea’s vast experience of the Premier League title race could be the deciding factor as the Blues try to overhaul leaders Liverpool, according to the club’s assistant manager Steve Holland.
SYDNEY: A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville Island today but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona: A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for US$225,000.
SAO PAULO: Brazilian club Portuguesa abandoned its second-division match in the 16th minute on Friday, saying it had a court order allowing it to play in the top flight that begins today.
LIVERPOOL: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains confident he will be able to keep his players focused against Norwich City as they attempt to take another step towards the Premier League title.
JINDO, South Korea: The arrested captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized with 476 people on board said today he had delayed evacuating the ship because of the sea conditions and the absence of rescue ships.
MEXICO CITY: His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America’s passions, superstition, violence and social inequality.
JINDO, South Korea: Divers searching for survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin today but were unable to retrieve them, the coastguard said, hours after the ship's captain was arrested.
WASHINGTON: The United States ramped up the pressure on Moscow on Friday, urging “full and immediate compliance” of a four-way agreement on Ukraine and warning of new sanctions if Russia fails to do so.
TEMERLOH: A bus driver and several passengers were injured when an express bus crashed into the guardrail before it landed on its side at KM116 of the East Coast Expressway near here early today.
MONTE CARLO, Monaco: Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic struggled into a semi-final showdown.
MADRID: Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course for a surprise La Liga title triumph when a Miranda header and Diego Costa's late penalty secured an unconvincing 2-0 win for the leaders at home to Elche on Friday.
LISBON: Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will go to the World Cup but risks not being 100 percent fit, the surgeon who operated on the Monaco star’s ruptured knee ligaments said Friday.
LONDON: West Ham’s Australian striker Dylan Tombides died on Friday following a three-year battle with testicular cancer.
MADRID: Real Madrid top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with his team mates on Friday as he battles to regain fitness before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to Bayern Munich.
UNITED NATIONS: An attack on a U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan where some 5,000 members of an ethnic minority had sought shelter killed 58 people and injured about 100 others, a U.N. official said Friday.
DONETSK, Ukraine: Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine’s doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by Moscow-backed rebels in the former Soviet republic.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on Saturday.
ACAPULCO, Mexico: A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
MIAMI: The mayor of Miami on Friday defended David Beckham’s plans to build a state-of-the-art stadium on the city’s waterfront, rejecting criticism of the project by a coalition of business groups.
MOKPO, South Korea: The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested today on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives.
SALT LAKE CITY: An airplane that ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement that has prompted recent warnings from a government watchdog.
WASHINGTON: A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation’s capital.
WASHINGTON: The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.
ST. LOUIS: A US man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he’s received since the story of his eventual incarceration became public.
BEIRUT: A powerful car bomb exploded Friday outside a mosque in a pro-government district of central Syria, killing 14 people in the latest violence to hit the war-shattered city, state-run Syrian television reported.
ANKARA: Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan applied to Turkey's constitutional court on Friday to challenge the alleged violation of his and his family's rights by social media, broadcaster CNN Turk and other media said.
PEKAN: Operators of the National Service Training Programmes (NS) camps in Sembrong, Kluang and Pagoh, Muar have been asked to monitor developments of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Kampung Bintang Laut, Batu Pahat.
PARIS: A close advisor to Francois Hollande resigned on Friday after allegations about a conflict of interest and his extravagant lifestyle dealt a fresh blow to the beleaguered French president.
PETALING JAYA: Following is the complete list of winners for the 2013 MPI-Petronas Malaysian Journalism Awards here tonight.
KATHMANDU: A young Nepalese guide who survived the deadliest mountaineering accident ever on Mount Everest recalled Friday being “trapped” after the avalanche came crashing down the icy slopes, killing at least 12 of his companions.
NEW YORK: A portrait of a Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls will be auctioned next month.
WASHINGTON: A judge is expected to give her verdict soon in the trial of a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown on an assault charge.
GEORGE TOWN: Former MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik has described the late Karpal Singh as a playful student who always failed in the exam.
McALLEN (Texas): At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas.
KUALA LUMPUR: Following are the standing of teams after tonight's Super League matches:
KUALA LUMPUR: The closure of Wangsa Maju water treatment plant is among the main factors that affected the water rationing plan in several areas in Gombak yesterday and today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian bagged the country’s most coveted journalism prize, the Kajai award for the third time in four years.
KUALA LUMPUR: The public has been urged to take precautionary measures to prevent respiratory illness following the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR: The keeping of two giant pandas here on loan from China as a symbol of Malaysia-China diplomatic relations is not a waste, says Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The State Education Department is investigating an allegation by a Primary Five pupil that he was kicked by a teacher in a school in Cendering, here, on Wednesday.
SLAVIANSK/DONETSK (Ukraine): Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they were not bound by an international deal ordering them to disarm and would not move out of public buildings they have seized until the Kiev government stepped down.
MONTE CARLO (Monaco): David Ferrer produced a major upset at the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday as the persistent Spaniard stunned eight-time champion Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 in the quarter-finals.
ACAPULCO (Mexico): A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The US Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are on vacation for the Easter holiday.
CINCINNATI: A US teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn’t need another black president.
GEORGE TOWN: Mourners who converged at the home of the late DAP stalwart Karpal Singh were surprised and in disbelief when they heard the news of his passing.
PUTRAJAYA: A Chinese key leader called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at Malaysia's administrative capital here today, signifying a prevailing warm Malaysia-China ties.
KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today received a courtesy visit from the Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Guangdong Province, Hu Chunhua, at a hotel, here.
PETALING JAYA: Students intending to pursue higher studies at local institutions of higher learning (IPTs) should enrol for diploma and degree courses accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
SARATOK: Sarawak former deputy chief minister, Datuk Amar Dunstan Endawie Enchana, who died in Saratok Hospital on April 11 was laid to rest at Saratok Memorial Hill, Bukit Perabun here today, the day when Christians worldwide observe Good Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has introduced a Monitoring Deliberate Tax Defaulters (MDTD) programme starting Jan 1 this year to empower and increase effectiveness of its existing tax audit activities.
BANGI: Umrah agents should monitor the health of their pilgrims to prevent them from getting infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom.
PETALING JAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has reminded media practitioners not to be apologetic in defending national interests.
GEORGE TOWN: The number of dengue cases in Penang increased by 187 per cent to 602 between January and April 12 compared with 210 cases during the corresponding period last year.
GEORGE TOWN: Leaders from both sides of the political divide, regardless of race and religion, continued to visit the residence of the late Karpal Singh today to pay their last respects.
KUALA LUMPUR: The search team yesterday recovered the body of the 11-year-old boy who had slipped into a monsoon drain in Ampang, here, on Wednesday.
JOHOR BARU: Police nabbed a suspected burglar who was high on the wanted list after a short chase which ended after the suspect's car crashed into a large drain in Taman Pelangi here this afternoon.
IPOH: The assemblyman for Paloh in Kelantan, Datuk Norzula Mat Diah who was involved in a road accident yesterday, was today reported to be in stable condition although his injuries were considerd serious by the medical team at Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB), here.
MARAN: An elderly couple and their son woke up in the wee hours today to a terrifying scene as armed masked robbers broke into their shophouse, tied them up and fled with jewellery and cash.
PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian authorities have handled well the global-scale daily media conference on a missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight, said a communication expert, Ethan Becker.
JAKARTA: At least seven people died after a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers for a Good Friday sea ceremony in Indonesia's Flores waters sank when hit by strong waves Friday afternoon.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Karpal Singh, who died in a road accident yesterday, dedicated a life of tireless commitment and service to the people.
SEOUL: Prosecutors say they’ve asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
TELUK INTAN: Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has vowed to make deportation of illegal immigrants easier, considering the money spent on them annually.
GUA MUSANG: The wife of the Paloh assemblyman, Datin Maziah Din, 57, who was killed in a road accident at Km23 of the Cameron Highlands-Simpang Pulai Road yesterday, was laid to rest at the Felda Chiku Muslim burial ground, here, today.
ABUJA: The Nigerian military on Friday admitted that most of the 129 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists from their school in the country’s restive northeast remained missing.
HANOI: The Vietnamese government says seven people have been killed in a shootout between Chinese migrants and Vietnamese border guards at a crossing in the north of the country.
JINDO: Divers battled strong currents and murky waters Friday to finally enter a South Korean ferry two days after it sank, as investigators revealed the captain was not at the helm when the vessel capsized with hundreds on board.
KUALA LUMPUR: Senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah paid tribute to the late Karpal Singh, describing him as one of the most ethical criminal lawyers he used to appear with while acting as deputy public prosecutor or counsel for the opposing clients.
LONDON: A British teenager whose uncle was detained in the Guantanamo Bay camp has been killed in the Syrian conflict, his family said on Friday.
MOKPO, South Korea: Investigations into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it started listing and whether a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers scrambled to find 270 people still missing and feared dead.
DWORP: The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub “In de Welkom” has peeled almost beyond recognition.
IPOH: The Indonesian maid travelling in an MPV that was involved in a deadly crash which claimed the lives of Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh and his personal assistant, was still in critical condition.
BALIK PULAU: Police arrested a woman for passing drugs to her son just after the Magistrate's Court had sentenced him for possession of drugs here yesterday.
DONETSK, Ukraine: Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities say they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.
SHANGHAI: Daniel Ricciardo sounded a warning to Mercedes after the first practice sessions for Sunday’s Chinese grand prix, declaring that they should watch out as Red Bull “are coming”.
SHAH ALAM: The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) has been ordered by the Attorney-General to provide further information on its investigation into the seizure of 300 Bibles seized from the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) on Jan 2.
BAGHDAD: A powerful rival organisation has accused Al-Qaeda leaders of betraying the jihadist cause, in the latest widening of divisions rooted in Syria’s civil war.
KATMANDU, Nepal: An avalanche swept Mount Everest’s slopes on Friday along a route used to climb the world’s highest peak, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the worst disaster to hit climbers on the mountain, officials said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal has been forced to dive into a water hazard to avoid attacking hornets during his second round in the Malaysian Open on Friday.
BUKIT KAYU HITAM: Smuggling Prevention Unit (UPP) had foil an attempt to smuggle 27,000 litre petrol worth about RM54,000 in a tanker at Km7 of the North-South Expressway yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: A salesman was fined RM2,000 in default four months' jail by the Magistrates Court here today for peeping at a woman in a public toilet three days ago.
KUALA LUMPUR: klia2, the world's largest purpose-built terminal for low-cost carriers, has obtained the Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) from UEMC-Bina Puri JV, the main terminal building contractors.
SHAH ALAM: Several media personnel and state assembly staff stationed at the Selangor state assembly suffered from food poisoning.
ANKARA: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic had the might to deter any attacks as its military displayed a range of drones and missiles at an annual parade in Tehran, state television reported on Friday.
HARARE: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has warned the country's teachers against sexually abusing children in schools as this will break the trust bestowed on them by parents.
JINDO: A high school vice principal rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of his students on board was found dead Friday, in what media reports said was an apparent suicide.
KATHMANDU: At least eleven Nepalese climbing guides have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, a rescue team official told AFP, in the worst accident to hit the world’s highest peak.
GEORGE TOWN: The funeral procession of the late Karpal Singh on Sunday will make three 'significant stops' on its way from the Dewan Sri Pinang to the Batu Gantung crematorium, it was announced here today.
ONAYENA, NAMIBIA: Members of a community in a settlement in the Oshikoto Region in northern Namibia have accused certain individuals of abducting and killing weaker members of that community to remove their private parts for witchcraft practices.
KUALA LUMPUR: Founder and president of Gagasan Melayu Perak, Datuk Seri Mohd Hilmi Ismail, who was also the Malay Consultative Council's (MPM) Political and Governance Bureau chairman, passed away at 10.30am at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Hospital, here, today.
BEIJING: Health authorities said life expectancy of Chinese women increased from 73.33 years in 2000 to 77.37 years in 2013, Xinhua news agency reported.
SYDNEY: Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate got to grips with Australia’s beach and bush lifestyles on Friday, watching a life-saving display and a sheep-shearing demonstration as part of their tour Down Under with baby son George.
PERTH: Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging for answers that could end their misery of not knowing.
SHANGHAI: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton recovered from an early suspension problem to set the fastest practice time at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, narrowly edging Fernando Alonso of Ferrari.