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Eight Countries Unite To Save World’s Coral Reefs

Israel has joined forces with seven other countries in a bid to save the beautiful corals that line the shores of the Red Sea. The alliance will include Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Israel, all of

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New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque shooting video

A New Zealand man was jailed for 21 months today for distributing gruesome live stream video of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers, local media reported. Philip Arps, 44, was arrested in Christchurch four days after alleged

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Southwest China earthquake: Death toll soars to 11

CHENGDU: Eleven people died and another 122 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China’s Sichuan Province yesterday night, Xingua news agency reported, quoting the Yibin city government today. The earthquake hit Changning County of Yibin at 10.55pm Monday

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US to send more troops to the Middle East

WASHINGTON/DUBAI: Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced yesterday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were for defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran. Fears of a confrontation between

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Open letter to IGP on mobile phone restriction in police stations

Dear Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador,  Congratulations for being appointed to the top position of the Police Force. I would like to bring to your attention the issue of barring mobile phones into police station. I think you have to

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Azmin’s lawyer: Sex clips are fake and slanderous

PUCHONG: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s lawyer today alleged that there was an organised and systematic attempt to bring the down the minister’s reputation and career.  In a statement, lawyer N Surendran also said that the sex

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Shamsul: Ministry to decide on Haziq’s fate soon

PUCHONG: We will decide on Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz’s fate at the ministry within a day or two, said Deputy Primary Industries Minister Shamsul Iskandar Md Akin. For now, Shamsul said his ministry is still in the midst of assessing

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Malaysia to Europe: Stop tarnishing palm oil

LONDON: European countries that sell various goods to Malaysia can be asked to stop tarnishing the image of palm oil, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “We can do so but whether they will reciprocate or not that’s another

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Dr M wraps up UK trip by visiting baby Ainul Mardhiah

LONDON: Eight-month-old baby girl Ainul Mardhiah, who successfully underwent surgery here last week to remove extragonadal germ cell tumour, a rare type of cancer, covering her mouth today had a surprise visitor, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The girl’s

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Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mursi dies

CAIRO:  Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died yesterday from a heart attack after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities and a medical source

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