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UPDATE: 31 killed, some 150 hurt in explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport [VIDEO]

By Reuters - Wednesday, 29 June 2016.

ISTANBUL: Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey's prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants.

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It takes more than academic results to manage a country, Najib tells Perdana Fellowship participants

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 15:00

PUTRAJAYA: The Perdana Fellowship programme offers selected young Malaysians rare insights on how a country is governed, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

No flight cancellations to Istanbul from KLIA following suicide attacks

By BILQIS BAHARI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:57

SEPANG: There are no flight cancellations at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Istanbul at the moment, following the deadly suicide bombing attacks at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul.

Man shot five times in murder attempt along KL-Seremban highway [VIDEO]

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A company executive became the target of a hitman today, taking five bullets in a drive-by shooting along the KL-Seremban highway.

Malaysia condemns attack on Istanbul airport, calls for unity among Muslims

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM and SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, and called on Muslim countries to unite in combating terrorism.

Turkish PM says first signs in Istanbul attack point to IS

By AFP - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 09:21

ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday that early signs suggested the Islamic State group was behind a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul airport, as he announced the death toll in the attack had risen to 36.

Witness says attacker "randomly opened fire" before Istanbul airport blasts [VIDEO]

By Reuters - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 08:41

ISTANBUL: One of the attackers in a multiple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday “randomly opened fire” as he walked through the terminal building, shortly before three explosions, an eyewitness told Reuters.

Diphtheria claims third death in Malaysia, this time in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:49

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia has recorded its third death from diphtheria, this time involving a three-year-old boy from Menggatal.

1,000 witness fiery Gerakan-DAP debate in Penang

By Phua Ken Lin - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:59

GEORGE TOWN: Around 1,000 people packed the Caring Society Complex main hall tonight to witness a fiery debate between Gerakan secretary-general Datuk Liang Teik Meng and Penang executive councillor Lim Hock Seng.

Explosion: Wedding anniversary celebration turns awry for couple

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A surprise wedding anniversary celebration arranged by a man for his wife ended in a tragedy when the couple were among eight people injured in an explosion which occurred at an entertainment outlet in Puchong early today.

Sufficient British Pound Sterling available

By B. SURESH RAM - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:04

KUALA LUMPUR: There is sufficient supply of British Pound Sterling in the market to meet the current demand.

(Euro 2016) Iceland celebrates biggest victory with win over England

By AP - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:09

NICE: Aron Gunnarsson, every inch the bearded Viking, ran shirtless toward the Iceland fans and led them in their victory chants.

[VIDEO] At least six injured in Puchong nightclub attack

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 08:48

SUBANG JAYA: At least six people were injured in an incident believed to be petrol bomb attack at a night club in Puchong, here, early this morning.

TMJ names daughter Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:19

JOHOR BAHARU: The first child of Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim who was born two days ago, has been named Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah.

No retraction or apology over kafir statement says Pahang Mufti

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:00

KUANTAN: Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman today insisted that he would neither retract his statement nor apologise to DAP over his earlier remarks labelling DAP as ‘kafir harbi’.

Hishammuddin: RMAF plane not intercepted by Indonesian jets

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 21:44

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force aircraft C-130 was not intercepted by Tentera Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara jets on Saturday.

Mah on new appointment: I know it's not easy but I'm ready

By Ooi Tee Ching and Kristy Inus - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 19:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong is expected to be sworn in as new Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister tomorrow morning.

Othman Aziz, from MADA chairman to Deputy Finance Minister

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:12

ALOR SETAR: Datuk Othman Aziz, the chairman of Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA) since July 2013, has been appointed as Deputy Finance Minister in a Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today.

Liow: Awas, Kejara to be enforced on approval, federal roads speed limit reduced by 10kmph from June 29 till July 13

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:30

KUALA LUMPUR: The Automated Awareness Safety System (Awas) and Demerit Point System (Kejara) would be enforced upon approval by the Cabinet, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow.

Appointment as deputy finance minister caught me by surprise, says Othman Aziz

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:17

ALOR SETAR: “I was completely caught by surprise and had not anticipated the announcement made by the prime minister.”

Government accepts Husni's decision to retire

By Azura Abas and Adrian Lai - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:48

PUTRAJAYA: The announcement of a new reshuffled Federal cabinet today contained a surprise in the form of the retirement of Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah.

(Football) Messi retires as Chile stun Argentina in Copa America

By AFP - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:02

EAST RUTHERFORD: Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football here Sunday after Argentina crashed to defeat against Chile in the Copa America Centenario final.

Authorities going after drivers on drugs, alcohol

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:00

AUTHORITIES are stepping up the crackdown on public and commercial vehicle drivers driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

[VIDEO] Singapore Airlines flight returns to Changi, catches fire, no casualties

By Reuters - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:30

SINGAPORE: A Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) flight to Milan caught fire early on Monday after returning to Singapore’s Changi airport following an engine oil warning message but all passengers were safe, the airline and airport officials said.

Najib calls on Muslims to reject those who oppose Islam

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 20:00

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Muslims should reject those who opposed Islam and their allies in Malaysia.

RMAF C130 intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets en route to Labuan

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:52

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has received a report that a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) aircraft was intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets en route to Labuan, Sabah today.

Sabah Umno: Muhyiddin, Mukhriz clearly breached party discipline

By OLIVIA MIWIL AND KRISTY INUS - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:47

TAWAU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Muhkriz Mahathir was made after it was deemed that both their actions went against the party's constitution.

Muhyiddin undecided on whether he will join another party or form new one

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is not denying the possibility of him joining hands with Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir to form a new political party.

Muhyiddin undecided on whether he will join another party or form new one

By HANA NAZ HARUN and AMIN MOKHTAR - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is not denying the possibility of him joining hands with Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir to form a new political party.

New liability programme to make employers more responsible for foreign workers

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 14:19

JOHOR BARU: In a bid to make employers more responsible, the government wants to introduce a strict liability programme to ensure that the movement of foreign workers can be better monitored and controlled.

No penalty for failing to get signature

By NURADZIMMAH DAIM AND ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 12:35

FORM Three students who fail to get the signature of custodians of the buildings they write about for their Form Three (PT3) Sejarah Assessment will not be penalised.