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A step forward in Muslim-Christian ties in Malaysia

The visit by a group of Muslims to a Sentul church to show solidarity following the attacks on churches in Sri Lanka offers hope of better relations between Muslims and Christians here.

US warship docks in Kota Kinabalu after hectic Lima schedule

This is the second time the USS Blue Ridge is visiting Sabah after its last visit in 2011.

Why bother visiting Lynas plant, Wong Tack hits back

The DAP MP responds to Lynas Malaysia's invitation for a briefing on the rare earths plant.

Govt taking middle approach to teaching science, mathematics, says PM

Schools can choose whether to teach science and mathematics in Malay or English but government is studying how to standardise this, says Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Saudi crown prince seeks contracts and allies on Asia tour

For analysts, the prince's Asia tour is a timely demonstration to the West that he still has friends in rising Asia.

Saudi Crown Prince postpones trip to Malaysia

This was confirmed today by Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.

Vincent Tan, Lim Wee Chai bring cheer to Syrian refugees

The two corporate leaders, together with 25 volunteers from Malaysia, are visiting Turkey to offer aid to Syrian refugees.

US expects Bolsonaro visit in early 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to attend Bolsonaro's New Year's Day inauguration in Brasilia and will discuss Trump's invitation to Washington.

Siti Hasmah: Are you jealous I held hands with Putin, Imran?

The prime minister's wife has her audience in stitches with stories about holding hands with the two world leaders.

IGP visits Seafield temple, talks to cops on duty

Six more suspects have been arrested in connection with riots, bringing the total to 48.

Dr M: Devotees shouldn’t have taken law into their own hands

Prime minister says temple devotees should have called police at first sight of intruders.

Saudi prince to face protest over Khashoggi on Tunisia visit

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman flew to the UAE on Thursday, moving on to Bahrain, stopping by Egypt for a two-day visit before heading to Tunisia.

Saudi crown prince to start visit to Egypt on Monday

Prince Mohammed has visited the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain since Thursday and is expected to travel to Tunisia on Tuesday.

Often divisive Trump switches to Consoler in Chief role

Trump makes amends for initially responding to the state's deadliest-ever wild fires with a political attack on forestry management policies, rather than offering help or even sympathy.

Rain on the way as search for missing continues after California...

The wildfires have already claimed at least 76 lives and the number of people missing jumped on Saturday to 1,276.

North Korean leader meets Cuban president in Pyongyang

The visit by Miguel Diaz-Canel comes amid stalled talks between North Korea and the United States.

President Trump cancels planned visit to Colombia

It is the second time this year that Trump has skipped a planned trip to Bogota.

Pittsburgh mourns synagogue massacre victims as protesters await Trump

Mourners from across the US went to the Rodef Shalom synagogue to pay their respects to brothers David and Cecil Rosenthal, who were among 11 mostly elderly congregants killed on Saturday at the Tree of Life synagogue.

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in New Zealand for final leg...

The royal couple were received in the nation's capital Wellington by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Efforts to solve southern Thai conflict take time, says Mahathir

He says Malaysia needs to find out what exactly the separatist groups want in terms of autonomy.

Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit

Abe will visit from October 25 to 27 and mark the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the two nations, said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang.

UN chief tours tsunami-hit Indonesian city

Guterres and Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla toured one of the worst-hit areas, and spoke with survivors being treated at an outdoor tent hospital and evacuation centre.

North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican

During a conversation with the visiting archbishop, Kim urged him to let the Vatican know his intention to build peace, according to Moon's spokesman.

Clashes in West Bank as Israelis visit holy site

The tomb is holy to Jews but is deep inside the West Bank, territory that is supposed to form a key part of a future Palestinian state.