Probing war crimes in Palestine long overdue – Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: Any move to investigate alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories is long overdue, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said Israel should face justice over the atrocities committed against the Palestinian people. “Israel should be

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Kelantan police confirm five drowned in flood

KOTA BHARU: The Kelantan police have confirmed that five people have drowned in floods in the state, to date. Kelantan police chief, Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said it involved three victims during the first wave of the flood while the other

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Elderly woman found dead at home

KEPALA BATAS: The bloodied body of an elderly woman was found in her home in Permatang Bertam last night after she died when she fell and hit her head on the kitchen floor, and not due to a murder as

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Sungai Semenyih pollution, 348 areas face water disruption

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sungai Semenyih Water Treatment Plant had to be fully shut down today following an incident of odour pollution in Sungai Semenyih. The management of Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor), in a statement, said the large scale

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Review of assessment rates will bring more benefit to people

KUALA TERENGGANU: The government’s decision to review the assessment rates by local authorities next year will bring more benefit the people, said Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad Baharuddin. He said more social

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Dr M: Invest more in poor Muslim countries

KUALA LUMPUR: Rich Muslim countries should invest more in less well-off Muslim nations so that prosperity and progress can be shared among them, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The Malaysian prime minister said it is felt that Muslim countries have

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Bushfires hit emergency level on Sydney’s outskirts; One dead in South Australia

SYDNEY:  Catastrophic conditions fuelled massive bushfires across Australia’s New South Wales state today, with three blazes around Sydney burning at emergency level, while in South Australia one person was found dead in a fire zone. Some major roads outside Sydney

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Six dead in India as violence escalate over citizenship law

Six people died and dozens were injured yesterday as Indian police clashed with thousands of protesters who again took to the streets in several parts of the country to oppose a new law they say discriminates against Muslims. There were

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UK all set for Jan 31 Brexit as Johnson wins vote on deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in Parliament yesterday, the first step towards fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain’s departure from the European Union by Jan 31 after his landslide victory. Lawmakers voted by 358

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Facebook takes down RM37.26mil pro-Trump disinformation campaign

Facebook Inc has taken down a well-financed campaign that used dozens of artificially generated faces to spread pro-Trump and anti-Chinese government messages, the company and outside researchers said yesterday. Researchers from New York-based Graphika and the Digitial Forensics Research Lab,

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