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June 22, 2018 11:18 AM Russian who groped female World Cup reporter apologises

BERLIN: A Russian football fan apologised Friday for groping and kissing a German TV correspondent during a live telecast from the World Cup. "I offer you most profound apologies," he told Colombian journalist Julieth Gonzalez Theran in a video call that was shown by broadcaster Deutsche Welle. "I acted carelessly and did not think that I would cause 3

June 21, 2018 9:00 AM Ambrin to audit all federal ministries: Salahuddin

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no escape for errant civil servants as the special investigation committee headed by former Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang will be looking into a full audit of all ministries, according to Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub. He said the decision to audit all federal ministries was made during 8

June 20, 2018 1:36 PM Russia warns against Trump's 'alarming' plans for US space domination

MOSCOW: Russia on Wednesday expressed alarm over US President Donald Trump's call for the United States to dominate space exploration and his plan to create a separate branch of the military called a Space Force. Russian foreign ministry Maria Zakharova said at a briefing that Russia "noted the US president's instructions ... to separate space forces 3

June 19, 2018 1:11 PM Guan Eng defends decision to publicise financial scandals

PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng defended himself against criticism from PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today by saying that his publicising of all the previous administration's financial scandals was carried out on the instruction of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and were not borne out of his own action. Lim was responding 5

June 19, 2018 7:12 AM ‘Score with theSun’ scores big with footie fans

PETALING JAYA: 'Score with theSun' is scoring big time with World Cup fans who say the eight-page pullout helps them to keep in the thick of the action even if they miss some of those late nights from Russia. "The World Cup microsite and pullout gets me pumped up for all the games, it's the best news for the world cup so far. It has helped me get to grips 5

June 14, 2018 11:58 PM US air strike in Libya kills Qaeda operative: Military

WASHINGTON: The US military has conducted an airstrike in Libya targeting an Al-Qaeda affiliate, killing one "terrorist," the US military said Thursday. The Wednesday strike took place approximately 80km southeast of the town of Bani Walid, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement. "In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord 10

June 13, 2018 11:54 PM Malaysian Bar welcomes Raus, Zulkefli's resignation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar is glad to note the resignation of Chief Justice Tun Raus Sharif and preident of the Court of Appeal (PCA) Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin. Malaysian Bar president George Varughese in a statement issued here tonight said their resignation could be taken as a concession that their appointments as CJ and PCA were in breach 8

June 13, 2018 10:12 AM Julen Lopetegui sacked as Spain coach: Spanish federation (Updated)

KRASNODAR, Russia: Spain sacked coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the team's opening game against Portugal at the World Cup, Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales confirmed on Wednesday. In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, Real Madrid named Lopetegui as their next manager to start work after the tournament in Russia, sparking outrage 5

June 13, 2018 9:09 AM Strengthen Umno as viable alternative, Salleh advises members

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno Liaison Committee deputy chairman Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has advised Umno members in the state to continue to strengthen the party to make it a viable alternative for the people. "Any action taken must have the consensus of all. Hasty action can be detrimental to us," he said in the latest post on his blog. Having 8

June 10, 2018 12:51 PM Malaysia Rail Link: ECRL deal has no clause for Jho Low-linked companies

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd, the project and asset owner of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), has denied that contracts it signed with Chinese contractor China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) and the Export-Import Bank of China came with a clause to nominate an unrelated company to buy 70% of Putrajaya Perdana Bhd for US$244 million 6