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Four-year-old boy burnt to death in house fire

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 3 — A four-year-old boy was burnt to death in a fire that destroyed a house in Kampunag Melisau, Tanghilan near here early today. Sabah Fire and Rescue Department said in a statement that firemen found the

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Sultan Nazrin: Selvamany’s death a great loss for the country

IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim have expressed their condolences over the passing of retired educationist, Datuk Seri NS Selvamany. Selvamany breathed his last from old age at 93 at his

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Elijah Cummings: Iconic US congressman and fierce critic of Trump, dies

WASHINGTON: US Representative Elijah Cummings, a civil rights champion who over the last quarter century became one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, passed away yesterday.  He

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Typhoon Hagibis: Rescuers slog through mud as death toll rises to 74

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 74 as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing, and as thousands of homes remained without power or water.

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Charred body found in burning container

KUANTAN: A charred body, believed to be of a woman, was found in a burnt container near the Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) early this morning. Pahang Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) public relations officer Anuar Hassan said the victim was

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IPF president Sambanthan dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Indian Progressive Front (IPF) president Senator Datuk M Sambanthan passed away yesterday night. He was 54. His second son, S Ganesh Kumar said his father died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) at 11.35 pm yesterday due to

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Typhoon Hagibis: Death toll rises to 58

TOKYO: The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 58 as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing and as thousands of homes remained without power or

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Iraqi protests: Death toll soars to 104

BAGHDAD: Death toll in Baghdad protests and other Iraqi cities rose to 104 with more than 6,000 people wounded, including security members, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior yesterday. In a press conference, spokesman

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Police shoot dead factory worker who ran amok, causing colleague’s death

GEORGE TOWN: Police shot dead a factory worker who ran amok, causing the death of one colleague and seriously injuring another, in Bayan Lepas yesterday. In the 5.45pm incident, the 25-year-old man is believed to have used a parang to

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Former MACC chief Ahmad Said dies

KUALA LUMPUR:  Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Ahmad Said Hamdan, 67, died last night at his daughter’s house in Rawang. MACC deputy chief commissioner (prevention), Datuk Shamsun Baharin Mohd Jamil said funeral rites will be performed

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