- Police classify death of man in lock-up as murder
- BANTING MURDER: N. Pathmanabhan, three farm hands gets death
- British soldier hacked to death by Muslim terrorist
- RON97 price down by 20 sen
- 18 protestors detain for ignoring police orders to disperse
- 'Opposition reps are anarchists': Tunku Aziz
- S. Korean girl killed by suicide jumper
- IGP: Zero tolerance for street crimes
- Public advised not to visit places with leptospirosis cases
- PKR may postpone party election this November
- Police deny photo of Adam Adli being handcuffed was taken at the Jinjang police station
- Britain calls emergency meeting after man killed in London
- US soldier accused of secretly taping naked women
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QUETTA, Pakistan: A bomb planted in a rickshaw tore through a vehicle used by security forces in southwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 12 people, police said.
BALIK PULAU: A high-level Lembaga Tabung Haji officer and a staff were today charged at the Lower Syariah Court here with committing khalwat (close proximity).
NINGBO (Zhejiang Province, China): Six people have been confirmed dead since a ship they were aboard overturned on Wednesday afternoon in east China's Zhejiang Province, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting local authorities as saying on Thursday.
MERCEDES, Argentina: Sometimes you can’t go home: hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday to protest against the possible burial of the late former dictator Jorge Videla in his home town.
KOTA KINABALU: State Police Commissioner Datuk Hamza Taib was called on as a witness in the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on immigrants in Sabah hearing, this morning.
DHAKA, Bangladesh: A government investigation says poor quality construction materials and building code violations contributed to the collapse of building housing garment factories last month in Bangladesh.
KATMANDU, Nepal: An 80-year-old Japanese extreme skier who climbed Mount Everest five years ago, but just missed becoming the oldest man to reach the summit, is back on the mountain to make another attempt at the title.
KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court with giving seditious speech in a forum on May 13.
SHAH ALAM: The High Court today sentenced lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and his three farm hands to death after finding them guilty of murdering cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others at a farm three years ago.
SEOUL: A seven-year-old South Korean girl was killed instantly after being struck by the body of a man as he plunged from his tenth-floor apartment in an apparent suicide, a report said Thursday.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama says music is often one place where people turn during trying times, both for comfort and for inspiration.
MELBOURNE: Car manufacturer Ford announced Thursday it will cease making vehicles in Australia in 2016 and axe 1,200 jobs, having produced its first car in the country in 1925.
WELLINGTON - Internet mogul Kim Dotcom said Thursday he was considering taking legal action against tech giants such as Twitter, Google and Facebook for infringing copyright on a security measure he invented.
LONDON: A woman who challenged knife-wielding assailants suspected of hacking to death a British soldier in London on Wednesday said she intervened because “it was better having them (the weapons) aimed on one person”.
Twitter Inc unveiled technology to boost security for its users, following a spate of attacks on accounts of prominent media outlets including the Associated Press, the Financial Times and The Onion.
WARSAW, Poland: A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation. It was Poland's first face transplant.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army said a soldier has been charged with secretly photographing and videotaping at least a dozen women at the U.S. Military Academy, including in a bathroom.
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration acknowledged publicly for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
LONDON - A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street on Wednesday, in what the government said appeared to be a terrorist.
LONDON - Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng and Venezuela centre back Fernando Amorebieta have both joined Premier League Fulham on free transfers, the club said on Wednesday
MADRID - Barcelona utility player Adriano Correia has agreed a four-year contract extension until 2017, the La Liga champions said in a statement on Wednesday.
PETALING JAYA: Parti Keadilan Rakyat may postpone its annual party elections which is due this November, said its secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution.
NEW YORK: This time “you’re fired” is more than a Donald Trump catchphrase. Fox is turning the firing of real people from real jobs into prime-time entertainment starting this week.
TRENTON, New Jersey: New Jersey officials have seized inventory and demanded records from 29 bars and restaurants that allegedly sold low-quality liquor to patrons who thought they were buying premium brands.
FRANKFURT: German software company SAP is looking to recruit people with autism as programmers and product testers, drawing on skills that can include a close attention to detail and an ability to solve complex problems.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia: A leaking acetylene tank is blamed for a blast early Wednesday that tore apart a car parked on a street in Vancouver, British Columbia.
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron has called a meeting of his government’s emergency Cobra security committee after the killing of a man in south London, his office said on Wednesday.
PARIS: Neanderthals may have started weaning their young from seven months of age and transferred them to solid food by just over a year, a fossil tooth study said Wednesday.
BOSTON: Law enforcement officials say a man was shot while he was being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife.
KIEV, Ukraine: Ukrainian reporters on Wednesday disrupted a government session chaired by the prime minister, suggesting his family members could be the next victims of official inaction after police in Kiev stood by while pro-government activists attacked two journalists covering an opposition protest.
LONDON: One person has died and at least two people were wounded in a violent attack near a military training barracks in London, British officials said Wednesday, as Prime Minister David Cameron called an emergency meeting in response.
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles councilman Eric Garcetti was elected as the US city’s first Jewish mayor Wednesday, after a hard-fought run-off race to succeed Antonio Villaraigosa, full results showed.
MOORE, Oklahoma: Two babies are among the 24 fatalities in the tornado that tore through this US community, officials said Wednesday, as residents began the daunting task of rebuilding their lives in the wake of the catastrophe.
BOSTON: A Boston church official who once claimed to be an associate of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger has been arrested on charges of stealing money from the church.
WASHINGTON: Facebook on Wednesday became a full member of the Global Network Initiative, a non-government organization promoting Internet freedom and privacy rights.
LONDON: Shakespeare, the Magna Carta — and now some of John Lennon’s finest lyrics.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. tax official at the center of the storm over the collection agency’s targeting of conservative groups told Congress on Wednesday that she had done nothing wrong in the episode, and then invoked her constitutional right to refuse to answer lawmakers’ questions.
VATICAN CITY: Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions - or no religion - work together.
NIBONG TEBAL: The public are advised not to visit, temporarily, places that have been detected as the source of leptospirosis cases to avoid the serious viral disease.
KUALA LUMPUR: Star-studded Johor Darul Takzim (Johor DT) lived up to its top billing by beating Kelantan 2-0 in a Super League match at the Tan Sri Hassan Yunos Stadium in Larkin, Johor, tonight.
KUALA LUMPUR: Eighteen people, including four women, were arrested in front of the Jinjang police lock-up yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police have classified the death of a man while in a lock-up on Tuesday as murder.
GHAZNI, Afghanistan: A teenage suicide bomber killed seven people in central Afghanistan on Wednesday when he targeted local fighters who battle against Taliban insurgents, officials said.
NEW YORK: A New York City woman has been sentenced to probation for stalking French actress Marion Cotillard on the Internet.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California: The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base, a month after the test flight was postponed because of tensions with North Korea.
PARIS: In France, there’s a brewing debate over whether to speak anglais in universite.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry views seriously media reports on the marriage of an underage victim with her alleged 40-year-old rapist, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim said today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) will start investigations if there were reports received on elements of corruption in the RM19.2 million loss suffered by KONTENA Nasional Bhd, the country's largest logistics company.
NEW YORK: Evian is giving itself a facelift to keep up with its sleek, young competitors on store shelves.
ANKARA: Scholars around the Muslim world were alarmed five years ago by news reports that Turkey planned a new, possibly heretical compilation of the Prophet Mohammad’s sayings that might scrap those it thought were out of date.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Prime Minister's Special Envoy Tan Sri Ahmad Kamil Jaafar shared his more than 35 years of diplomatic experience revolving Malaysia's bilateral ties with many nations as well as promote Malaysia in his first book "Growing Up With The Nation."
KOTA KINABALU: The number of foreign nationals who married local Muslims in Sabah reached almost 20,000 to date since 2000, the Royal Commission of Inquiry on illegal immigrants was told today.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The new session for the Terengganu state assembly will be from June 17 to June 19, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen items have been placed under the Price Control Scheme for the Kaamatan (harvest) Festival in 24 districts in Sabah and Labuan.
ROME: The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which capsized off Italy’s west coast last year killing 32 people, will face trial for manslaughter as well as other charges, an Italian judge ruled on Wednesday.
ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey’s state-run news agency says a Turkish court has sentenced four people to 83 years in prison each for the deaths of five Russians from bootleg alcohol poisoning.
MIAMI: An FBI agent fatally shot a man in the US state of Florida Wednesday while he was being questioned in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, the FBI said.
BATU PAHAT: Police arrested a 32-year-old man after a dramatic car chase where six shots were fired at the suspect's car tyre in Jalan Kluang here early today.
PEKAN: For so many years, Form Four student Ahmad Kamal Imran has seen the people around him disposing used cooking oil by pouring it into the sink or drain.
JOHOR BARU: The Super League football match between Johor Darul Takzim and Kelantan was disrupted when their supporters turned unruly here tonight.
BATU GAJAH: Police are hot on the heels of Pikap Gang members, believed to be responsible for seven robbery and vehicle theft cases in the district for the past year.
SHAH ALAM: For Sergeant Azman Iten, 47, his childhood hobby of watching police and investigation-based television programmes has turned into a rewarding lifelong career.
KUANTAN: Various parties lauded the Pahang government's effort to establish a special committee on unity which will also look into the interest of the non-Malay communities.
LONDON: The feud between world number one Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia deepened when Woods described the Spaniard’s “fried chicken” jibe as “wrong, hurtful and inappropriate” on Wednesday.
LONDON: An 18th century silver Rococo coffee pot is expected to become the most valuable piece of English silver ever sold at auction when it goes up for sale in July, auction house Christie’s said.
SHAH ALAM: The four accused in the murder of cosmetics millionairess Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other individuals, will know their fate tomorrow after the trial which received wide media coverage came to an end yesterday after almost two years.
PUTRAJAYA: Red Bull-KTM-Ajo's Moto3 rider Mohd Zulfahmi Khairuddin who was involved in a spectacularly crash with four laps remaining in the French Motorcycle Grand Prix at Le Mans last week, has been cleared of any serious injuries as feared initially.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is scheduled to deliver the opening address at the landmark global gathering Women Deliver 2013 Conference at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) here, next Tuesday.
SEREMBAN: All newly-appointed Negri Sembilan State Executive Councillors (Excos) were today given one month to declare their assets.
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol nationwide was reduced by 20 sen per litre to RM2.70 per litre from RM2.90 per litre effective last night.
TANAH MERAH: Three youths including a teenage girl were killed in an accident involving two cars and a bus at Km3 of Jalan Ismail Petra here at midnight on Wednesday.
ALOR GAJAH: An Orang Asli guard on duty at the KTM Berhad's Tampin-Rembau railway who took a short break to answer the call of nature, suffered a gruesome death when he was hit by a passing train today.
NEW DELHI: Indian doctors said Wednesday they have successfully carried out a first round of reconstructive surgery on the skull of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.
CLEVELAND: The three women rescued after being held captive in a Cleveland house for about a decade say they are doing fine.
AMMAN, Jordan: Syria’s ambassador to Jordan has denounced a meeting of nations that back the Syrian opposition, calling the gathering part of a U.S.-Israeli campaign to destroy his country.
KIEV, Ukraine: Ukrainian reporters have disrupted a government session chaired by the prime minister, suggesting his family members could be the next victims of official inaction after police in Kiev stood by while pro-government activists attacked two journalists covering an opposition protest.
BRUSSELS: Two officials say Britain has launched a bid to formally have the European Union declare the Lebanese party Hezbollah’s military wing a terrorist organization.
MOORE, Oklahoma: Residents began returning home to their flattened Oklahoma town after a giant tornado killed at least 24 people, destroyed countless homes and reduced one elementary school almost entirely to rubble, killing seven children inside.
KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said he would give priority to the welfare of soldiers stationed in seven battalions in the Sabah East Coast Special Security Area (Esscom) and the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone).
DUBAI: Iran denied on Wednesday any link to members of a spying ring detained by its Sunni Muslim regional rival Saudi Arabia, according to Iranian media.
MANILA: Communist insurgents extorted 26 million pesos (634,000) from campaigning politicians in the just-concluded Philippine mid-term elections, the military said Wednesday.
GOMA, Congo: A spokesman for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo says that a mortar landed in a neighborhood of Goma, a major city in eastern Congo, which last year was briefly overrun by a rebel group.
SINGAPORE: Two US pathologists on Wednesday supported Singapore police findings that an American scientist found hanged last year in the city-state committed suicide and was not murdered as his family claims.
WARSAW: Doctors in Poland say they have performed an urgent total face transplant on a 33-year-old man whose face was torn off in an accident which also crushed his jaws.
PARIS: France’s National Assembly is taking up an education reform bill that would allow public universities to hold some courses — like science or economics classes — in English, a plan that has alarmed language purists and the political far-right alike.
SANDAKAN: Habitat loss and poaching have led to a decline of up to 30 per cent of the Malayan sun bear population in the last three decades, according to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC).
LONDON: Britain is proposing to let Afghan interpreters who worked alongside its troops the right to settle in the U.K. in recognition of the risks to their personal safety.
BEIJING: The death toll from a massive blast at an explosives plant in eastern China has risen to 23 with 10 people still missing.
KUALA LUMPUR: The public is warned to be wary of a fakee-mail bearing the name of the Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.
LONDON: A 61-year-old Irishman has been charged with the Irish Republican Army bombing of the queen’s ceremonial cavalry in Hyde Park in 1982 that killed four soldiers and seven horses.
KUANTAN: Three people were killed in three separateaccidents in Pahang, yesterday. In the first incident, Ong Kim Tian, 77, was driving along Jalan Air Putih 2in Kuantan, was killed when his car lost control and landed in a drain.
SHAH ALAM: Comedian Saiful Apek found himself back in court facing a charge of consuming drugs when the High Court allowed the prosecution's appeal against his acquittal.
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court Wednesday refused bail to former military leader Pervez Musharraf over the detention of judges during his 1999-2008 rule, the state prosecutor said.
NAIROBI: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has received a long-awaited Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission report whose findings show that his father, the country’s first president, presided over a government responsible for numerous human rights violations, including political assassinations and illegal allocation of land.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Court which decided a company dispute last year, did not blindly adopt the submissions of a lawyer for the two liquidators.
HONG KONG: The first Art Basel fair to be hosted by Hong Kong boasts a prestigious array of international art, highlighting the city’s new role as a global arts hub amid an explosion of personal wealth in mainland China.
TOKYO: Farmers have resumed planting rice for market only 15 kilometres (nine miles) from Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a local official said Wednesday.
GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in Penang has received seven reports on money politics after the 13th general election (GE13), said Penang state MACC director Samarajoo Manikam.
KATMANDU, Nepal: An 80-year-old Japanese extreme skier who climbed Mount Everest five years ago, but just missed becoming the oldest man to reach the summit, was back on the mountain Wednesday to make another attempt at the title.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has presented a document on a model nuclear weapons convention for the consideration of the United Nations' Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) in taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations.