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Local News / Malay Mail - 1 month ago

Zahid opens media centre at Umno General Assembly 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5& — Deputy Prime Minister and Umno& vice-president& Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi& today launched the ‘Laman Media’ (media centre) that provides various facilities for& news organisations covering the Umno& General Assembly 2017. Over 1,800 personnel fr...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Sierra Leone's huge 'peace diamond' fetches US$6.5m

NEW YORK: A huge so-called "peace diamond" sold by the government of Sierra Leone to discourage crime-tainted "blood diamonds" fetched US$6.5 million (RM26.3 million) on Monday. The 709-carat stone, which was unearthed in Mar, is the largest discovered in Sierra Leone in almost a half-century and i...

Local News / Malay Mail - 1 month ago

Dr M has ‘inferiority complex’, Selangor Sultan says

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 — Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah accused Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad of wanting to “destroy” the foundations that had supported the former prime minister. The ruler also told local daily The Star that the controversy surrounding Dr Mahathir’s reported remarks last October...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Criminal probe of Harvey Weinstein moves forward

NEW YORK: A criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is moving forward, NYPD chief detective Robert Boyce said Monday without giving a timeline for possible charges. "This case is going forward right now," he told a briefing, citing regu...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Discovery boosts stake in Oprah's TV group

WASHINGTON: Discovery Communications said Monday it would pay US$70 million (RM283.4 million) to boost its stake in its joint venture, the Oprah Winfrey Network television group, which produces the celebrity's programs. The deal gives Discovery an additional 24.5% stake to lift its total share...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Palestinian shot in West Bank clashes

NABLUS, Palestinian Territories: A Palestinian was shot and wounded by Israeli security forces in clashes that broke out near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Monday, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. "Dozens of Palestinians arrived at the area of Qusra southeast of Nablus and beg...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Erdogan says not calling for limited capital flows

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday insisted he was not instructing capital flows to be limited a day after he said moving assets abroad was an act of treason. "There is no request from me or instruction to limit capital movements," Erdogan said. "Turkey is a free market eco...

Local News / Malay Mail - 1 month ago

Number of flood evacuees in Kelantan drops

KOTA BARU, Dec 5 — The number of flood victims still sheltered at 14 evacuation centres in Kelantan& as at 8 am is 2,298 comprising 823 families, which is a decrease, from& 2,589 at 8 pm& yesterday. The Social Welfare Department’s& ’inforbanjir’ application said most of the affec...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Separatists may lose absolute majority in Catalonia

MADRID: Catalan separatist parties that tried to break away from Spain would lose their absolute majority in regional parliament in elections later this month, an influential opinion poll showed Monday. The central government's Sociological Research Centre (CIS) predicted that the three pro-in...

Local News / Malay Mail - 1 month ago

Umno General Assembly 2017 begins

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 — The Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) raised its curtains here today to welcome 5,739 Umno delegates who will partake in the party’s last general assembly before the 14th general election (GE14). Traditionally, on the first day of the assembly, the delegates will attend a clo...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Nato chief hails Tillerson role on N. Korea

BRUSSELS: The head of Nato on Monday praised embattled US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his "key role" in the North Korea crisis as rumours swirl that his position is under threat. Jens Stoltenberg insisted that a meeting of Nzto foreign ministers in Brussels this week would not be distracte...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Bosnia puts jihadist arrested with weapons in detention

SARAJEVO: Bosnian authorities have ordered the detention of a jihadist who was arrested last week in Sarajevo in possession of a large quantity of weapons, prosecutors said Monday. Emin Hodzic, 25, had already been sentenced last year to a year in prison for having joined the ranks of the Islamic S...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

Spotlight on Qatar as Gulf gears up for summit

KUWAIT CITY: Gulf foreign ministers gathered Monday in Kuwait on the eve of an annual summit bringing together Qatar and its feuding neighbours despite little hope for an end to the bitter rift. Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will be at the summit, but less than 24 hours before it was...

Local News / The Sun - 1 month ago

UK halts Syrian rebel police funding over extremism claims

LONDON: Britain suspended a foreign aid scheme to fund policing in rebel-held areas of Syria worth millions on Monday, following allegations the money had ended up with extremists or been misappropriated. The claims about the Access to Justice and Community Security Project, run by contractor Adam...