Kashmir under curfew after Shia – security clashes

SRINAGAR: India today imposed curfews in several parts of the contested Kashmir region, after clashes between security forces and Shia Muslims taking part in a procession, officials and eyewitnesses said. At least 12 locals and six troops were injured yesterday

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Agong: Improve aid for Orang Asli and the poor

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s concern for the country’s indigenous community brought His Majesty to the Sungai Ruil Orang Asli Village here today. His Majesty arrived at 11 am, much to the delight

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Sex video still under police probe

KUALA LUMPUR: The sex video implicating former Santubong PKR Youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz with someone resembling Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali are still under police probe, confirmed the police chief today. “Police are in the

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Efforts to bring back IS terrorist, Wanndy’s wife ongoing

KUALA LUMPUR: IGP Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador confirmed that authorities are still working to bringing home Nor Mahmudah Ahmad, the widow of slain Islamic State (IS) terrorist Muhammad Wanndy Mohd Jedi, from Syria. “On the issue of bringing her

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Anwar shoots down Lim’s call for RCI on poverty

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has shot down calls for the formation of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the poverty level as suggested by his counterpart Lim Kit Siang of the DAP. Instead of a

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Asean to narrow development gap

BANGKOK: Asean member countries have reaffirmed their commitment to narrow the development gap within the economic bloc in the pursuit of shared prosperity and an inclusive economic community. In a joint statement in conjunction with the 51st Asean Economic Ministers’

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‘End the boycott, refocus on what matters’

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Association of Patriots (Patriot) today called on politicians to immediately stop the campaign to boycott products made by non-Muslims. Patriot president Mohamed Arshad Raji urged the people to think as Malaysians, regardless of their cultural backgrounds.

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Trump cancelled peace talks with Taliban due to attacks

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders after the insurgent group claimed responsibility last week for an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people. Trump said

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‘Trump, liberate Hong Kong’

HONG KONG: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters chanted the U.S. national anthem and called on U.S. President Donald Trump to liberate the Chinese-ruled city, the latest in a series of demonstrations that have gripped the city for months. Police stood

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New water tariff rates year end

KUALA LANGAT: The new rates for water tariff in all states may be announced at the latest by the end of the year. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said however before the announcement by his ministry,

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