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March 19, 2018 12:34 PM Turkey says its forces won’t stay in Syria’s Afrin region

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters hold their weapons as they stand on the back of a truck in Afrin March 18, 2018. — Reuters picANKARA, March 19 — Turkish forces will withdraw from the Syrian border region of Afrin, leaving it to its “real owners”, once it has been cleared of “terrorists”, Turkey said today. Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies 31

March 16, 2018 12:35 PM VEP tags for vehicles from Singapore to be released soon: Liow

PUTRAJAYA: The Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) tags, which will be attached to all foreign-registered vehicles entering Malaysia through the Causeway and Second-Link Expressway, will be released in stages upon completion of ongoing application tests. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the ongoing application test was expected to complete in mid-April 20

March 11, 2018 10:58 AM Incoming German minister vows to speed up migrant repatriations

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's incoming interior minister on Sunday vowed to take a tough line against convicted criminal migrants and speed up repatriations of rejected asylum seekers. Horst Seehofer, of Merkel's conservative Bavarian sister party the CSU, also promised a broader "zero-tolerance" law and order drive under their new government 43

March 11, 2018 10:10 AM Delegation from Syria rebel enclave mulls evacuation deal

Smoke billows following Syrian government bombardment on the rebel-controlled town of Misraba, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of Damascus, March 10, 2018. — AFP picHAMMURIYEH, March 11 — A delegation from Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta was today considering a partial evacuation deal to halt a fierce government offensive, a negotiator 46

March 10, 2018 9:24 AM Najib adds RM20m more allocation for RELA, ups hourly allowance by RM2

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak speaks at RELA’s 46th anniversary celebrations in Serdang March 10, 2018. — Bernama picSERDANG, March 10 — The prime minister today announced an additional RM20 million allocation for uniforms for the People’s Volunteer Corps (RELA), also declaring that their hourly allowance will be increased by RM2. Datuk Seri Najib 48

March 1, 2018 12:45 PM Putin, before election, unveils new nuclear weapons to counter West

Putin is likely to win re-election in March. — Reuters picMOSCOW, March 1 — President Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of new nuclear weapons today, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the world and not be intercepted. Speaking weeks before an election he is expected to win, Putin also said that a nuclear 155

February 28, 2018 11:28 AM Rohingya flee no man's land after Myanmar threat

TOMBRU: Hundreds of Rohingya living in no man's land have left their makeshift camp and crossed into Bangladesh after soldiers from Myanmar used loud hailers to threaten them, community leaders said Wednesday. Around 6,000 Rohingya have been living on a thin stretch of land between the two countries since fleeing Myanmar in the wake of a brutal military 34

February 14, 2018 3:41 PM Tillerson says US Mideast peace plan ‘fairly well advanced’

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures during a news conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (not pictured) in Amman February 14, 2018. — Reuters picAMMAN, Feb 14 — The United States’s work on a new Middle East peace plan is “fairly well advanced”, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today, though he provided no details on an initiative 30

February 11, 2018 1:53 PM Plane crashes near Moscow, killing 71 people say agencies

Russian state media said debris had been found and that there were no survivors of the crash. — Reuters picMOSCOW, Feb 11 — A plane operated by Russia’s Saratov Airlines crashed near Moscow otoday, killing all 71 people on board, news agencies said. There were 65 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane which went missing from radars less than 10 minutes 32

February 10, 2018 11:52 PM UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria

Guterres stressed that all concerned in Syria and in the region must abide by international law. — AFP pic BRUSSELS, Feb 11 — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres yesterday called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria after Israel carried out raids inside the war-torn country. Guterres is “following closely the alarming military escalation 31