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Facebook chats with jihadists prompt NS man to join IS

By B.Suresh - Thursday, 18 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Service trainer who was nabbed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday was influenced to join the Islamic State after interacting via Facebook with other suspected jihadists.

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Woman in blanket found dead in Kota Sentosa

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:17

KUCHING: A body of a woman wrapped in a blanket was found behind a fast food restaurant at Kota Sentosa here, about 6.30am this morning.

Cosmetics business owner charged RM2.9m CBT

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:40

PETALING JAYA: A cosmetics company founder was charged two months back with committing criminal breach of trust with over RM2.9 million of the company's revenue.

11-year-old missing in Kuala Krai flood

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:24

KOTA BARU: An 11-year old is missing, believed drowned, after he fell from the roof of his house while escaping from the flood with his family in Kuala Pertang in Kuala Krai yesterday.

Flood evacuee numbers increase in Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:36

KUALA TERENGGANU: Night long downpour, saw more flood evacuees being sent to relief centres this morning.

Blessing in the midst of flood

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:42

RANTAU PANJANG: Nurses were forced to take a five tonne truck to reach to a flooded home in Kampung Kedai Lama, here to help a 23-year-old woman delivers her second child.

‘Give opportunities to younger officers’

By AZURA ABAS and ROZANNA LATIFF news@nst.com.my  - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:22

PUTRAJAYA: THE Administrative and Diplomatic Service (PTD) can develop a stronger generation of top public servants by providing the right skills and experience to its younger officers, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday.

Keep out of universities’ affairs, politicians told

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:21

KUALA LUMPUR: POLITICIANS and public figures should not interfere in the academic affairs of a university to ensure its integrity, says Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah.

Police detain Syria-bound man

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Police yesterday detained a 39-year-old man believed to be headed for Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS) group.

‘Hudud will end Pakatan’

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:19

KUALA LUMPUR: THERE is an age-old question on the survivability of the opposition pact, in which its lifespan is perhaps not as enduring as the hudud issue.

Poser over rep’s quit tweet

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:19

KOTA KINABALU: Confusion reigns on the Sabah political front yesterday over a PKR assemblyman’s purported plan to resign from his post.