Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «calls»

April 24, 2018 7:55 AM Bersih submits report on electoral roll discrepancies

PUTRAJAYA: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) has submitted a report to the Election Commission (EC) over 80 public complaints on the electoral roll received by the election watchdog since Parliament was dissolved on April 7. Questioning the integrity of the electoral roll, its steering committee said complaints included voters who have been moved 5

April 23, 2018 3:12 AM Axes, sunglasses and now a summit at Korea's DMZ

PANMUNJOM, South Korea: In the Demilitarized Zone that has divided the two Koreas for decades, the two sides come face to face — along with the contradictory narratives that will underlie a summit at the site this week. South Korean guards chosen for their height and looks, and sporting aviator sunglasses stand stern and unmoving outside the blue huts of the Joint 5

April 21, 2018 12:38 PM Russia 'welcomes' North Korea's nuclear declaration

MOSCOW: Moscow "welcomes" North Korea's Kim Jong Un's declaration on halting nuclear tests and calls on the US and Pyongyang to work together to reduce tensions, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. "We welcome the declaration of the Working Party's Chairman Kim Jong Un on the halt of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's 10

April 21, 2018 3:25 AM Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

HO CHI MINH CITY: Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows to one he can scarcely remember. With conspiracy and fraud convictions under his belt, he was expelled in line with a Trump administration 8

April 19, 2018 9:42 AM US calls for keeping up pressure on North Korea ahead of summit (VIDEO)

GENEVA, April 19 — The United States will be looking for support at a meeting on a landmark treaty banning the spread of nuclear weapons “to continue to put pressure on North Korea to fulfill its obligations”, the US disarmament ambassador said today. “The United States remains committed to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearsisation of North 8

April 18, 2018 1:58 PM Turkish main opposition calls for end of emergency rule after early election announcement

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has purged military and the civil service in a sweep after the coup. — Reuters picANKARA, April 18 — Turkey's main opposition party today called for an immediate end to a state of emergency imposed in the wake of a 2016 coup attempt, after President Tayyip Erdogan declared presidential and parliamentary elections would 6

April 16, 2018 11:55 PM G7 calls on Russia to answer for Salisbury nerve agent attack

Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations hold a working dinner in the Bavarian village of Kruen, Germany June 7, 2015. — Reuters picOTTAWA, April 17 — Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven industrialised nations yesterday called on Russia to come clean about a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, calling it “a threat to us all.” “We call on Russia 8

April 16, 2018 11:09 AM Ex-parcel delivery worker sent to jail for stealing parcels

PETALING JAYA: A former parcel delivery worker was sent to prison for eight months for stealing from his then employer. Magistrate Nor Ariffin Hisham ordered Muhammad Nur Firdaus Abdul Ghani, 31, to serve the sentence from his arrest on April 13. The ex-convict who had served six months for criminal intimidation pleaded guilty to stealing an iPhone X, Samsung 12

April 12, 2018 11:49 PM US teen dies after being trapped by minivan seat

Kyle Plush was trapped Tuesday afternoon in a 2004 Honda Odyssey in the parking lot of his Cincinnati school. — Reuters picCINCINNATI, April 13 — Ohio police launched an investigation yesterday into why officers failed to find a teen who died after being trapped in his minivan and making desperate calls for help, telling one emergency dispatcher, “I’m almost 8

April 11, 2018 3:06 AM US lifts travel ban on Chad

WASHINGTON: The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travellers. "The president announced today that Chad has raised its security standards to meet important baseline US national security requirements," the Department of Homeland 11