Erdogan: We may purchase US Patriot missiles

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss buying US Patriot missiles with President Donald Trump this month, saying his personal bond with the US leader could overcome a crisis caused by Ankara buying Russian air defence systems.

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Hong Kong protesters plan shopping mall sit-ins

HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins at shopping malls today after a night in which protesters took to the hills to form lantern-carrying human chains, the latest demonstrations in months of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city. Demonstrators also

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India’s crackdown on Kashmir will spur Muslim extremism globally

MUZAFFARABAD: India’s crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world’s Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a fiery speech yesterday, in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan. India

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‘Till debt do us part’ – AKPK offers pre-marriage course on finances

The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK), in collaboration with the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN), has come up with an online pre-marriage module known as ‘I Do You Do Duit Together’ to help potential brides and

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Trudeau may intervene in Quebec’s religious symbol ban

TRENTON: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday that he is ready to intervene in Quebec’s new ban on religious symbols if a current court challenge fails to strike down the law, Anadolu Agency reported. “We are not going to close

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Israeli army injures 10 Palestinians

GAZA CITY: Ten Palestinians were injured yesterday evening as a result of the Israeli army assault on the weekly marches in the eastern Gaza Strip, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting the Palestinian Health Ministry. The ministry said in a brief statement

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Khalid Ismath arrested over insult against King, Queen

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) youth chief Khalid Ismath over the alleged insult against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah on

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Umno-PAS: No need to heed negative views on our pact

KUALA LUMPUR: The women’s wing of Umno and PAS will pay no attention to negative and cynical views by certain quarters who want to see the political cooperation among the two parties to fail. Wanita Umno chief Datuk Noraini Ahmad

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Salahuddin: Boycotting non-bumiputera products will hurt the economy

JOHOR BAHRU: The campaign to boycott non-bumiputera products will damage the nation’s economy and create enmity among the people. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub said even though Muslim consumers prefer halal food, boycotting non-bumiputera goods is not

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Raja Bahrin: Stop polemics over luxury home glut

KUALA TERENGGANU: Everyone should stop the polemic over unsold luxury properties in the country as they are being promoted abroad under the procedures and conditions of Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme. Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Raja

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