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August 15, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Lawyers for Liberty, via e-mail While Lawyers for Liberty in principle supports the setting up of... More ››

August 15, 2012

FMT LETTER, From P Waythamoorthy, via e-mail The Malaysian federal and state governmental administrative process and policies have been... More ››

August 15, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Kevin Fernandez, via e-mail In Raja Petra Kamarudin (RPK)’s recent three episode exposé of the PI... More ››

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The family members of a man who was found hanged in a police lockup say his death was 'suspicious'. More ››

August 15, 2012
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VIENNA: Scientists have succeeded for the first time in impregnating an elephant with frozen sperm, ultrasound pictures presented by... More ››

August 15, 2012
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JAKARTA: The Indonesian government plans to set aside more than Rp200 trillion (over US$20 billion) for infrastructure development in... More ››

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Malaysian badminton legend Punch Gunalan died after a battle with liver cancer. More ››

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Ranau has had a string of elected representatives at state and federal levels over the past 40 years but... More ››

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PAS and Beaufort MP Lajim Ukin are expected to announce the defection of more Sabah leaders after Hari Raya. More ››

| August 15, 2012
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Isu ini lebih kepada permainan politik pihak tertentu untuk mencari modal politik menjelang Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13. More ››

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Tujuan utama jawatankuasa itu untuk mendekatkan kerajaan dengan anggota masyarakat, meningkatkan hubungan dua hala dan membina semangat kesatuan... More ››

August 15, 2012
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SAN FRANCISCO: Samsung extended its lead over Apple in the smartphone market in the second quarter despite a slowing... More ››

August 15, 2012
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SYDNEY: Global tobacco giants lost a court challenge to Australia’s plain packaging laws for cigarettes today in a closely-watched... More ››

August 15, 2012
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LONDON: Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has been ruled out of England’s friendly against Euro 2012 runners-up Italy today because... More ››

August 15, 2012
Williams of the U.S. hits a return shot to Kirilenko of Russia during their first round match in the 2012 Cincinnati Open tennis tournament in Cincinnati

MASON, (Ohio): Venus Williams showed that, almost a year after her health scare, she has the stamina needed as she... More ››

August 15, 2012
Manchester United's Kagawa gestures during their friendly match against Ajax Cape Town at the Cape Town Stadium

TOKYO: Japan forward Shinji Kagawa believes his pre-season move to Manchester United will make him a better player as he... More ››

August 15, 2012
England's Pietersen looks on after a training session before the third cricket test match against the West Indies at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham

LONDON: England captain Andrew Strauss said Kevin Pietersen’s falling out with the ECB was a surprise after the batsman... More ››

August 15, 2012
Bayern Munich's Ribery is pictured during photo call in Munich

PARIS: French football stars Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema will be called before a judge to answer claims that... More ››

August 15, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: World soccer’s governing body said in a statement last week that it was collecting further evidence that... More ››

August 15, 2012
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MOSCOW: New Russia coach Fabio Capello kept faith with Andrei Arshavin by naming the under fire forward as his... More ››

August 15, 2012
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CHARLESTON, (South Carolina): The superlatives are once again being heaped upon Rory McIlroy after the Northern Irishman, for the second... More ››

August 15, 2012
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MELBOURNE: Basking in the glory of being named the world’s most desirable metropolis, Melbourne is hoping to bring a... More ››

August 15, 2012
Members of Free Syrian Army fighters holding their weapons and opposition flags are pictured at Sermada

RIYADH: Leaders of Muslim countries are expected to suspend Syria’s membership of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation at a... More ››

August 15, 2012
U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta attends a joint news conference with Japan's Defense Minister Morimoto after their meeting in Washington

WASHINGTON: The United States does not believe Israel has made a decision on whether to attack Iran over its nuclear... More ››

August 15, 2012
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KABUL: Islamist suicide bombers targeted markets crowded with Ramadan shoppers and a major provincial hospital in Afghanistan yesterday, killing at... More ››

August 15, 2012
Members of Russian female punk group Pussy Riot who are still at large, wait before an interview with Reuters journalists in Moscow

MOSCOW: The Russian punk band Pussy Riot said yesterday it planned new protest performances against President Vladimir Putin and... More ››

August 15, 2012
File photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange outside the High Court in London

QUITO: Ecuador denied a report yesterday that it had granted amnesty to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and the country’s... More ››

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The RCI on illegal immigrants in Sabah may just be a ruse to win over voters. More ››

August 15, 2012
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TEGUCIGALPA:  The Honduran government must investigate the cases of 22 journalists murdered in the last two years in a country... More ››

August 15, 2012
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Refugees will find it tougher to get into Australia as they will have to wait for their visa applications... More ››

August 15, 2012
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MONTERREY, (Mexico): Suspected drug cartel gunmen stormed a strip bar and shot dead eight men in the northern Mexican... More ››

August 15, 2012
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MIAMI: An alleged smuggler known as Mexico’s “Queen of the Pacific” was ordered jailed without bond yesterday pending trial... More ››

August 15, 2012
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GENEVA: The Syrian government has consented to the idea of Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi replacing Kofi Annan as the... More ››

August 15, 2012
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JUBA: The United Nations said yesterday it had started airdrops to deliver emergency food to a camp in South... More ››

August 15, 2012
Defected Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab speaks during a news conference in Amman

WASHINGTON: The United States yesterday lifted financial sanctions against former Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab after his decision to... More ››

August 15, 2012
Police guard the body of Zhou Kehua, the fugitive serial killer and armed robber, after he was shot dead in Chongqing Municipality

BEIJING: Chinese police in the southwestern city of Chongqing shot dead a fugitive serial killer and armed robber yesterday... More ››

August 15, 2012
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WASHINGTON: Lawmakers yesterday urged the US government to take action against Tuvalu and Tanzania, countries accused of flouting US... More ››

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