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Mom, daughter stabbed in robbery bid

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:43

ALOR STAR: A mother and her daughter were injured after being stabbed in a robbery attempt at their house in Taman Harapan, Kuala Kedah early this morning.

Facebook chats with jihadists prompt NS man to join IS

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:25

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.

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.

‘Give opportunities to younger officers’

By AZURA ABAS and ROZANNA LATIFF  - 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.

Shutting out IS’ siren call

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR AND AINA NASA - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:20

KUALA LUMPUR: THE threat posed by terror groups around the globe is real and getting closer to home, and the focus should be on formulating a comprehensive plan to tackle the problem.

4,000 in Kelantan affected by floods

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:11

KOTA BARU: The flood situation in Kelantan is deteriorating with the number of victims rising towards 4,000 this morning.

AFF Cup: Malaysia suffers 2-0 defeat to Thailand

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 22:11

BANGKOK: Thailand maintained their unbeaten run in the AFF Cup by overcoming the spirited Malaysia 2-0 in the final, first leg at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok today.

PTD officers must improve skills, says Najib

By Azura Abas and Rozanna Latiff - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 19:25

PUTRAJAYA: Mid-level administrative and diplomatic (PTD) officers must be given more chances to improve their skills to prepare them to take over top positions, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

Updated: Five Malaysians among 15 injured in Cappadocia hot-air balloon crash

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 18:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Five Malaysians were among 15 injured in a hot air balloon accident in Güvercinlik Valley in Cappadocia, Turkey earlier today.

IGP need not arrest Muslim convert: Court of Appeal rules

By Hidir Reduan for NST - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 12:24

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal quashed an Ipoh High Court order compelling the Inspector-General of Police to arrest Muslim convert Mohd Ridzuan Abdullah and return his youngest daughter to his former wife M. Indira Gandhi.

One more IS supporter picked up at KLIA

By Hariz - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Police nabbed a suspected Islamic State member when he was about to leave for Syria at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport about 5.30am today.

Winter storm forces American Airlines to be diverted, several injured

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:49

TOKYO: A US bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo today after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries.

Najib condemns Taliban attack on Pakistan school

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia condemned the Pakistan school attack that killed 141 people, most of them children, yesterday.

Mother, 3-year-old child, injured in snatch theft incident

By EUNICE - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 09:46

SHAH ALAM: A three-year-old girl and her mother were injured during a snatch theft at Jalan Kebun, here yesterday.

Mamak Gang member caught in Kuala Kangsar

By AUDREY - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 09:39

IPOH: Perak police Special Task Force on Organised Crime (Stafoc) team scored a major victory in the fight against the notorious Mamak Gang with the arrest of one of its members, high on police wanted list.

‘Just 1 pistol to take hostages’

By ALIZA SHAH AND AINA NASA - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 08:32

KUALA LUMPUR: THE spate of militant violence over the last 48 hours across the globe has  local security and intelligence agencies watching with growing concern.