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July 17, 2018 11:58 PM Endangered leopard cubs born at French zoo

STRASBOURG: Two endangered clouded leopard cubs have been born at a zoo in eastern France, its director said Tuesday. The as-yet-unnamed pair were born on July 5 at Mulhouse Zoo near France's borders with Germany and Switzerland, and "are staying with their mother in the maternity den for the moment", a statement said. Dr Brice Lefaux, the zoo's director 98

July 9, 2018 11:12 AM Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war 'has come to an end'

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday, a day after their leaders held a historic meeting in Asmara. Quoting from a "Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship," Eritrean Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel said on Twitter the "state of war that existed between the two countries has come to an end. A new era of peace 66

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

SYDNEY: Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (RM20.9 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol 74

May 24, 2018 10:48 AM Sabah security assets must be placed in suitable locations: Mohd Shafie

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah security assets must be placed in suitable locations and need high-security measures, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said the state government would study the matter thoroughly to strengthen the frontline teams in securing the state borders. "As a responsible party, we (the state government) want the assets 22

May 9, 2018 2:40 PM Iraq to close airspace, borders for election day

BAGHDAD: Iraqi authorities said Wednesday they will close the country's borders and airspace for 24 hours over an upcoming parliamentary election as they seek to impose a security lockdown. The measures running throughout Saturday are similar to ones applied during previous nationwide polls in the conflict-wracked nation. Some 24.5 million Iraqi voters 66

April 25, 2018 1:43 AM Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexican border

MEXICALI, Mexico: Around 100 Central American migrants from a caravan that infuriated President Donald Trump arrived Tuesday at the US-Mexican border, where many plan to seek asylum in the United States, according to organisers. Two busloads of migrants arrived in the border city of Mexicali – which sits opposite Calexico, California – and paused for a rest stop before 99

April 12, 2018 11:17 AM World Bank specialist: Malaysia’s advanced financial regulatory framework, supervisory practices attract investors

World Bank lead financial sector specialist Jose de Luna-Martine said many international banks recognised the fact that Malaysia had adopted the best international standard in terms of regulations and supervisory practices, and was one of the early adopters of Basel III, the international regulatory framework for banks. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, April 25

April 11, 2018 12:19 PM On journalists’ day launch, Najib slams press freedom record of ‘previous leader’

Datuk Seri Najib Razak attends the inaugural National Journalists’ Day in Kuala Lumpur April 11, 2018. — Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak has today criticised a “previous leader” of the country for his track record in press freedom, while launching the inaugural National Journalists’ Day. Najib, now a caretaker 21

March 26, 2018 12:04 AM Sarajevo schools plagued by hoax bomb alerts at exam time

A familly of migrants, consult a medical worker from Doctors without Borders (MSF) aid organisation, in a room of a repurposed Sarajevo suburban house, on March 19, 2018. — AFP picSARAJEVO, March 26 — Schools in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo have been plagued by around 20 bomb alerts over the past two weeks, all of which have turned out to be hoaxes 62

March 21, 2018 12:16 AM Blast kills three Ecuadoran troops near Colombia border

QUITO: Three Ecuadoran soldiers were killed and at least seven other people were injured Tuesday in a bomb explosion on the country's northern border with Colombia, the government said. A roadside bomb exploded as a patrol carrying out "surveillance and control" operations on the border passed by, the communications ministry said. "It resulted in the unfortunate 50