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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.

Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for Peshawar school attack

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 23:16

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: At least 130 people, most of them children, were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.

UPDATE: Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill 95

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 15:05

PESHAWAR: Taliban gunmen stormed an army-run school in Pakistan today, killing at least 95 people including 82 children in one of the country's bloodiest attacks in recent years, officials said.

PM urges MOF Inc members to embrace integrity, competency

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:56

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak urges Minister of Finance Inc board of directors to embrace the fundamental values of integrity and competency.

Gloomy outlook as foreigners go home

By OOI TEE CHING - Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 11:32

PETALING JAYA: ECONOMIC growth for next year could be affected when the estimated 500,000 foreign workers registered under the 6P programme return to their countries next month.

6 dead, suspect on the loose in Philadelphia

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 00:21

PENNSBURG: A man went to three houses in the Philadelphia suburbs before dawn Monday and fatally shot six people, authorities said, including his recently engaged ex-wife, who had told neighbours she feared he would kill her.

Sydney Siege: Several injured as police storm cafe

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 00:07

SYDNEY: Australian security forces on Tuesday stormed the Sydney cafe where several hostages were being held at gunpoint, in what looked like the dramatic denouement to a standoff that had dragged on for more than 16 hours.