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NEW DELHI: Suspected Maoist rebels set off a land mine and opened fire on a convoy of cars carrying local leaders and supporters of India’s ruling Congress party in eastern India, killing at least 17 people and wounding 24 others, police said.
WASHINGTON: When she refused to sign a form renouncing her faith, Wang Chunying said she was handcuffed between two bunkbeds for 16 hours, deprived of food, water and sleep as she felt her wrists bleeding.
NEW YORK: French midfielder Samir Nasri scored twice as Manchester City defeated Chelsea 5-3 on Saturday in a crowd-pleasing friendly at Major League Baseball’s Yankee Stadium.
RIO DE JANIERO: Brazil’s gifted World Cup hope Neymar is moving to Spanish champions Barcelona the striker said on Saturday and will sign a contract on Monday.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians marched in Rio on Saturday defending marriage between a man and a woman, and protesting a recent legal ruling allowing gay marriage.
CARACAS" In a ruling out Saturday, Venezuela’s Supreme Court rejected one of six challenges to the April 14 presidential election which saw Hugo Chavez’s successor Nicolas Maduro win by a razor-thin margin.
LOS ANGELES: Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said.
NEW YORK: Investigators on Saturday were looking into allegations made by actress Amanda Bynes that New York Police Department officers sexually assaulted her when she was arrested for heaving a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment Thursday night.
BUENOS AIRES: Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has rallied a huge crowd celebrating 10 years in power by her government and that of her late husband.
STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s capital was relatively calm on Saturday night with only isolated incidents of violence by youths after nearly a week of car-burnings and vandalism that have highlighted growing inequality in Swedish society.
PETALING JAYA: The opposition proceeded with their planned gathering at Dataran Petaling Jaya here today despite not giving police notice as required under the Peaceful Assemblies Act 2012.
CHAFFEE, Missouri: A highway overpass in Missouri has collapsed after rail cars slammed into one of the bridge’s pillars following a cargo train collision. Seven people are injured, though none seriously.
LAS VEGAS: The junked signs that attracted throngs to old Las Vegas have for years gathered dust in a neon boneyard just a few miles from the sleek mega-casinos on the Strip.
VIENNA: Cross-dressers, half-naked revelers, a famed fashion designer, entertainment icons and a former U.S. president shared the spotlight in the Austrian capital for the Life Ball, a night of hedonistic revelry for a good cause — the funding of AIDS research.
SAN ANTONIO: Massive flooding from torrential rains in the San Antonio area left at least one person dead Saturday and sent emergency workers rushing in boats to rescue more than 100 residents stranded in cars and homes.
BARI, Italy: Twenty-seven people, all but three of them footballers, have been indicted on charges of committing sports fraud for fixing four matches involving the southern club Bari, Italian media reported Saturday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court has ruled against parts of an election law approved by the Islamist-led legislature that had lifted a long-standing ban on the use of religious slogans during campaigning.
JERUSALEM: Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale — in tiny pieces.
LONDON: Counterterrorism police on Saturday questioned a friend of alleged Islamic extremist Michael Adebolajo, one of two suspects in a savage killing of a British soldier on a London street that has horrified the country.
PUTRAJAYA: The Barisan Nasional (BN) did not steal victory from the opposition in the 13th general election (GE13), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
NEW DELHI: Police say suspected Maoist rebels have attacked a convoy of cars carrying leaders and supporters of India’s ruling Congress party in a Maoist-infested area in eastern India, injuring several people.
WASHINGTON: Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror.
BOSTO: Thousands of athletes have joined victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to run and walk the last mile (1.6 kilometers) of the race, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line.
BERLIN: An auctioneer says one of Apple’s first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).
KUALA LUMPUR: Following are results of the FA Cup semi-final first leg matches and a Premier League match played at various venues today:
COLUMBUS, Ohio: Filmmaker and actor Tyler Perry has surprised middle school students in Ohio by showing up at a musical concert and donating $100,000 to help student athletes in the city’s South-Western schools.
Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when several rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, a county sheriff’s dispatcher said.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Yahoo Inc has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp and Walt Disney Co, two sources with knowledge of the bid told Reuters on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah tonight launched the 'Colours of 1Malaysia 2013', an annual tourism promotion programme showcasing Malaysia's cultural cornucopia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz tonight called on Malaysians to play their role in making Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 a success.
PASIR PUTEH: The Kelantan Umno Liaison Committee will submit general election petitionS for the Bachok parliamentary and three state seats soon.
PUTRAJAYA: Changes to the country can be brought about by building the mindset of youth, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak here tonight.
SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc is in talks to buy Waze, an Israeli mapping start-up that has held discussions with several large technology companies, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
PETALING JAYA: The opposition proceeded with their planned gathering at Dataran Petaling Jaya here today despite not giving police notice as required under the Peaceful Assemblies Act 2012.
LONDON: British police say a zookeeper who was injured in a tiger attack at an animal park has died.
KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Football Association (Kafa) today claimed that their supporters did not get the hospitality they deserved during the Kelantan-Johor Darul Takzim (JDT) Super League match at the Larkin Stadium in Johor Baharu last Wednesday.
BERLIN: A German shipping company says four crew members from one of its vessels have been released a month after being kidnapped by pirates off Equatorial Guinea’s coast.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal has warned against the danger of Iran’s nuclear program to the region’s security and said Iran should not threaten its neighbors since countries in the region harbor no ill-intentions to the Islamic Republic.
LONDON: Thousands of German football fans have started gathering at Wembley Stadium ahead of the Champions League final.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Indonesian vice-president Jusuf Kalla has accused Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim of reneging on a secret deal to respect the outcome of Malaysia's 13th General Election which he brokered between Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and the opposition leader.
MALACCA: More than 50,000 worshippers gathered at the Gurdwara Sahib Malacca here today to commemorate the 41st anniversary of Sant Baba Sohan Singh Ji’s death, which took place May 24-26.
PUTRAJAYA -- The people and members of the Barisan Nasional (BN) can decide whether the time is right to turn BN into a single party with a new name in line with the current political changes, said BN secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.
DUNGUN: Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad donated RM20,000 to assist poor students of the Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) district branch today.
KISTA, Sweden - Parents and volunteers have been patrolling the streets of Stockholm’s immigrant-heavy suburbs to help quell riots that have raged for almost a week, serving as a successful deterrent to troublemakers and winning praise from police.
PUTRAJAYA: The communication and multimedia ministry will review all aspects of the law, control and education, pertaining to abuse of the social media.
PARIS: David Beckham’s football career is now officially over.
ROME: An Italian priest who stirred consciences with his anti-Mafia preaching and was gunned down by mobsters has been honored by the Vatican as a martyr.
KUALA TERENGGANU: In just one breath and a dowry of RM41,101, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan and TV3 personality Nik Suryani Megat Deraman today became husband and wife.
HULU TERENGGANU: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has allocated RM50 million for the entrepreneur development programme under the Get Malaysian Business Online (GMBO) scheme.
MUAR: The Armed Forces' Veteran Affairs Department is fully behind the firm action of Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi towards parties which try to create unrest in the country.
LONDON: British counter-terrorism police arrested a man at the BBC’s headquarters after an interviewee said that security services tried to recruit one of the two suspects in the murder of a soldier in London.
MONACO - Germany’s Nico Rosberg scorched to his third successive Formula One pole position with team mate Lewis Hamilton completing a front row lockout for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday.
ALOR STAR: The Nobat or Royal Musical Ensemble and a 'floating market' Kedah-style will become new tourism attractions in the state.
PEKAN: Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) deputy president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah wants all state football associations (FAs) to set up integrity committees to check match-fixing.
TANJUNG KARANG -- The Selangor Barisan Nasional (BN) should devise a strategy to prepare for the next general election, including restructuring the party's state leadership, said deputy chairman Datuk Seri Noh Omar.
LOS ANGELES: The Stone Temple Pilots accuse former frontman Scott Weiland of misusing the band’s name to further his solo career and want a judge to strip the rocker of his ability to use the group’s name or songs.
LOS ANGELES: Rights activists welcomed a US court’s ruling Friday against an Arizona’s sheriff who calls himself America’s toughest lawmen, which said he improperly targeted Hispanics for routine traffic stops.
COLUMBUS, Ohio: A baby gorilla has been born to first-time parents at an Ohio zoo.
LONDON: Counter-terrorism police are questioning a friend of Michael Adebolajo, one of two men suspected of the savage killing of a British soldier.
BAGAN DATOH: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the suggestion by Gerakan that Barisan Nasional (BN) turns into a single party must be studied very carefully before its implementation.
VANCOUVER: Suicide contagion or exposure to suicide may increase risk of suicide and related outcomes among adolescents, Xinhua news agency quoted results from a recent study.
KUALA LUMPUR: Residents in Sabak Bernam may experience water supply disruption due to the ongoing upgrading work on clean water supply distribution system from the Bernam River Headworks (BRH) water treatment plant.
KABUL, Afghanistan:— Artists and activists have handed out 10,000 pink balloons to residents in Afghanistan’s war-weary capital, bringing smiles to surprised Kabul residents a day after a major Taliban siege on an international compound in the city.
TOKYO: A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assasinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors, prompting the government to deny any knowledge of hauntings.
SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan: Jordan’s King Abdullah II says extremism has “grown fat” off of the longstanding conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
BAGAN DATOH -- The Home Ministry, via the police, will work together with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) as well as the Malaysian Cyber Security to check immediately the channeling of contents which violate social media law by certain cyber trooper groups.
MAKHACHKALA, Russia: Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.
CYBERJAYA: The authorities have detained a man for allegedly insulting the Sultan of Terengganu on his Facebook page.
TORONTO: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied that he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict, breaking a week of silence over reports of a video purportedly showing him using the drug.
MANILA, Philippines: Philippine military officials say at least seven marines and four Abu Sayyaf militants have been killed in a clash amid an offensive against al-Qaida-linked gunmen accused of carrying out recent kidnappings in the country’s south.
KABUL, Afghanistan: Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say explosives transported by suspected Taliban fighters accidentally detonated while they were stopped at a mosque, killing 12 people.
STOCKHOLM: Police say that overnight violence in suburban districts of Stockholm was less intense than previous nights but as many as 25 cars had been burned.
PEKAN: The Director of the Budget Management Division, Ministry of Finance, Datuk Rahim Abu Bakar today headed the list of 221 recipients of Pahang state awards and medals in conjunction with the 82nd birthday anniversary of the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah.
HULU TERENGGANU -- Farmers should make use of Internet facilities like the 1Malaysia Internet Centres provided by the government to market their produce, said Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari.
CHONGQING: Twenty ancient tombs have been discovered near the Three Gorges Reservoir in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Xinhua news agency reported.
LAHORE, Pakistan: Police say that a teacher was among the 17 burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire.
YANGON, Myanmar : Authorities in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have introduced a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families in an effort to ease tensions with their Buddhist neighbors after deadly sectarian violence.
TOKYO - At least four people, and possibly up to 55, were exposed to radiation when radioactive material leaked during a laboratory experiment in Japan, the facility’s operators said on Saturday, although authorities were not told of the leak for two days.
KUANTAN -- Election petitions by candidates in the 13th general election must be disposed within six months of filing.
PORT KLANG : Four vessels from the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet, on operational deployment to the South China Sea and the Western Pacific, made a port call here today.
KOTA BELUD - Former Sabah chief minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak has urged the opposition coalition Pakatan Rakyat to respect the people's decision to give a comfortable majority to the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the 13th General Election (GE13).
CYBERJAYA -- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has managed to locate a suspect who insulted His Majesty the Sultan of Terengganu on his Facebook page.
MELBOURNE : Adam Goodes of the Sydney Swans was left visibly upset after an apparent racial taunt from a fan marred his side’s victory over Collingwood at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in an Australian Football League match.
NEW YORK : Seven months after deadly superstorm Sandy devastated the coastline of New Jersey and parts of New York, all New York City beaches opened Friday at the start of the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Nigeria must respect human rights as it cracks down on the Islamist extremists.
PHILADELPHIA : A Philadelphia couple charged with murder after their baby died without medical care must be held in jail whether or not they make bail, a judge ruled on Friday.
PHOENIX : The foreman of an Arizona jury that deadlocked over whether Jodi Arias should be put to death for murdering her ex-boyfriend believes she was mentally abused, but said on Friday that had not been enough to excuse her crime.
NEW YORK : Anthony Weiner, running for New York mayor two years after he became notorious for sending women sexually explicit photos, raced to fix his campaign website Friday after another pictorial faux-pas.
SAN JUAN : Legislators in Puerto Rico on Friday approved a heavily debated bill that outlaws employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.
MELBOURNE : Malaysia's Tune hotel chain is set to open its first Australian property in Swanston Street here in November.
CAPE CANAVERAL : Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets in the sky this month, will be joined by tiny Mercury for a rare celestial show this weekend.
LONDON : Britain’s High Court has ruled that a tweet posted by the wife of the speaker of Parliament about a politician wrongly linked to child sex abuse was libelous.
MANILA : At least seven Filipino marines and four Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in a clash Saturday as the military launched an offensive against al-Qaida-linked gunmen who have been blamed for recent kidnappings and of trying to sabotage a road project in the southern Philippines.
MEXICO CITY : The world’s top chefs say it’s only a matter of time before Latin America, home to Brazil’s black bean stew “feijoada,” Peru’s refreshing raw fish “ceviche” and Mexico’s street tacos, cooks its way into gastronomy’s elite.
WASHINGTON : Saddled with Middle East problems ranging from Iran to Syria and beyond, President Barack Obama now faces one that is both old and new: Iraq.
NEW YORK : More babies born via cesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally, according to a new study of more than 10,000 UK infants.
KUALA LUMPUR : A high level discussion to intensify cooperation in the area of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) between Malaysia and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) representatives was held here today.
KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia has urged all parties in conflicts to discard extremism and move instead towards promoting a culture of peace to resolve differences.
IPOH: A 44-year-old Rela volunteer in coma at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital here after he suffered a head injury during an integrated enforcement operation in the city centre early this morning.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has received seven reports of illnesses in patients who took steroid injections compounded by a pharmacy in Tennessee.