Extradition of Erdogan opponent denied

BRASILIA: Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey. Ali Sipahi, a businessman and owner of

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Disney earnings miss forecasts as costs rise for its streaming future

LOS ANGELES: Walt Disney Co. reported a steeper earnings decline than Wall Street expected on Tuesday as the company poured money into its ambitious plunge into streaming media and began folding in assets purchased from Twenty-First Century Fox. Shares of

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India’s former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj dies

NEW DELHI: India’s former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, one of her country’s best-known female politicians, has died, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Swaraj had been beset by poor health but served as foreign minister for five years until Modi replaced

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Pakistan PM to challenge India over Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed Tuesday to challenge at the UN security council India’s decision to strip Kashmir of its special autonomy, a move he warned could provoke conflict in the region. Khan gave a forceful rebuke of

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Gunman obsessed with violence

DAYTON: The gunman who killed his sister and eight other people in Dayton, Ohio, before he was slain by police had a history of violent obsessions and had previously mused about committing mass murder, an FBI official said on Tuesday.

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Accused placed lighter in bedroom

KUALA LUMPUR: A witness told the High Court hearing the case of two teenagers charged with the murder of 23 occupants of Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah two years ago that one of them had placed the lighter allegedly used

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Education Ministry, NGOs reach consensus over khat

PUTRAJAYA: A discussion between 12 non-governmental organisations and Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching today reached a consensus that only the art of khat calligraphy would be introduced in primary schools next year. “It only comprises Khat calligraphy and not

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SAR for Nora Anne continued for 24 hours

NILAI: The Search and Rescue (SAR) operation for 15-year-old girl Nora Anne Quoirin, an Irish national, is continued for 24 hours with the night search being carried out on land. Nilai District Police Chief, Supt Mohd Nor Marzukee Besar said

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DAP’s common stand on khat to be conveyed to Cabinet

SUBANG JAYA: The DAP said today it has reached a common stand on the intention of the Education Ministry to introduce the khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy) art form in the school syllabus next year. DAP organising secretary Anthony

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IPCMC Bill still subject to change

PUTRAJAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill, which is set to be tabled for its second reading in the next Parliament sitting in October, is still open to changes, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong

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