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Acting US homeland security chief McAleenan resigns

US president says Kevin McAleenan wants to spend more time with family.

Syed Saddiq to defend Armada chief’s post in upcoming PPBM polls

He says nobody will be stopped from contesting in the PPBM polls.

Let Latheefa do her work, urges ex-MACC chief Shukri

He says the debate on how Latheefa Koya was appointed and her then political affiliation with PKR should come to an end as the PM had chosen her .

No need for PSC’s approval over Latheefa’s appointment as MACC chief,...

Liew Vui Keong says Latheefa Koya’s appointment was in line with Section 5 (1) of the MACC Act 2009 (Act 694).

Trump said to nominate David Malpass as new World Bank chief

According to officials, the announcement will be made this week after Trump delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

World Bank chief’s exit could give Trump lever over development lending

Trump might want an American in the new chief post to shift influence but will face many challengers. World Bank's CEO Kristalina Georgieva will serve as interim president.

India cenbank governor Patel resigns, stuns markets

Analysts said the dispute between the RBI and the government could have been a major factor in Patel's decision to resign.

Sabah PKR chief brushes off talk of move to oust her

Christina Liew describes talk of efforts by some local PKR leaders to replace her as state PKR chief as ‘hearsay’.

Sabah PKR mutiny to oust chief?

A source says a meeting is being called tonight, and Liew is not invited.

China tight-lipped on disappeared Interpol chief

News of his absence was swiftly followed by speculation that Meng had been swept up in Beijing's secretive anti-corruption campaign.

FIFA chief has doubts about Liga plans for US fixture

The Spanish league wants the fixture to be played in Miami on Jan. 26, 2019, but the president of soccer's world governing body is not keen on the idea.

Tearful mourners queue to bid farewell to east Ukraine rebel chief

Around 200,000 people had gathered for the funeral of Zakharchenko, the republic's leader since 2014.

MACC to question Hishammuddin over ex-intel chief’s case, says lawyer

But Shaharudin Ali says his client, Hasanah Ab Hamid, has denied that the former defence minister was involved in the matter.

Affin Bank boss to head Armed Forces Fund Board

Zahidi Zainuddin, a former Malaysian Armed Forces chief, was with the defence forces for 39 years.

Japan boss blasts World Cup haters, eyes new coach

JFA president Kozo Tashima told a news conference that caretaker boss Akira Nishino would not continue in the role after steering Japan to the knockout stages in Russia.

Zulkifli Zainal Abidin new chief of defence forces

He takes over from Raja Affandi, who has retired.

Police chief: Officers ‘did what they could’ in Texas killings

The officers did what they could said the police chief regarding the Texas school shooting that killed 10 and wounded 13 people.

US Senate narrowly confirms Trump’s new NASA chief

The US Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to head the space agency NASA, over objections from Democrats who warned he lacked a technical background.

Netflix pulls out of Cannes festival

Netflix's chief content officer said in an interview published Wednesday the streaming giant would not attend this year's Cannes Film Festival because of a change in French regulations.

Ex-servicemen salute armed forces chief for ‘we are apolitical’ statement

Patriot president Mohamed Arshad Raji tells armed forces chief to go further and openly tell personnel they are free to vote the candidate and party of their choice.

Armed forces chief: We don’t support any political party

General Raja Mohamed Affandi says all army personnel are loyal to king and country until their deaths.

Trump doubles down on defense of embattled EPA chief

Trump has tweeted, "Record clean Air & Water while saving USA Billions of Dollars. Rent was about market rate, travel expenses OK. Scott is doing a great job!"

UN chief hits out at Myanmar army chief over Rohingya comments

Guterres says he was "shocked" at reports of General U Min Aung Hlaing's remarks at a military gathering.

Embarrassing gaffe by new Australia rugby league chief

The tenure of Australia's new rugby league chief has got off to an embarrassing start with Peter Beattie unable to name which team plays in the Sydney suburb of Cronulla.