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August 31, 2018 2:59 AM French unions call Oct 9 strike against 'ideological' Macron policies

PARIS: Unions in France on Thursday called for a strike for Oct 9 in protest at the "ideological policies" of French President Emmanuel Macron's government. The CGT and FO unions, as well as two national student unions, denounced "ideological policies targeting the destruction of our social model, favouring notably the explosion of inequality and the breaking 11

August 25, 2018 5:29 AM Three killed, two others injured in machine explosion incident in Rawang

KUALA LUMPUR: Three workers were killed while two others were injured when a machine that exploded fell on them at a factory in Rawang at about 11 am today. Batu Arang Fire and Rescue Station chief Yazli Yahya said those who died were two local men and a Bangladeshi man while the two injured men were Bangladeshis. "Their deaths were confirmed on the scene 6

August 19, 2018 11:43 AM Two children killed in Algeria grenade explosion

ALGIERS: Two children have been killed and four others wounded when a homemade grenade exploded in the Ahnif area east of the Algerian capital, the El Watan newspaper said Sunday. Armed groups had placed the improvised explosive there to delay the advance of security forces pursuing them in the mountainous region, according to local media. "A homemade 11

August 6, 2018 2:36 PM Tanker truck fireball engulfs road near Bologna

ROME: A tanker truck exploded on a motorway just outside the northern Italian city of Bologna on Monday, engulfing the area with flames and black smoke, the fire service said, with local media reporting one person killed. The explosion occurred near Borgo Paginale to west of the city, very close to Bologna airport, at around 2pm (1200 GMT, 8pm Malaysia) 8

August 1, 2018 1:18 AM One killed, three injured in fire

KUALA LUMPUR: Three men were injured and another believed to be killed in a fire at a motorcycle shop in Jalan Sentul here last night. The injured were identified as the shop owner, an employee and a spare-part supplier. They were sent to a nearby hospital for treatment. The shop owner's wife has yet to be found and she is believed to be killed in the fire. According 14

July 31, 2018 4:45 AM 30 years on, 'new age militancy' stokes Kashmir conflict

SRINAGAR, India: A home-made bomb set off the insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir 30 years ago, but "new age" fighters using social media assaults alongside guns are taking the battle to new heights of bitterness. The explosion at the Srinagar telegraph office doorway on July 31, 1988 caused no casualties but lit the fuse on a conflict that rights 17

July 24, 2018 12:50 AM Abolition of Sosma provides opportunities to provoke race, religion: Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The abolition of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) will provide more opportunities for provocations of race and religion through social media channels, said opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix). Ahmad Zahid who is also Umno president questioned the logic of repealing the law which was formulated 8

July 17, 2018 1:47 AM 'Lava bomb' from Hawaii volcano injures 23 on boat

LOS ANGELES: A projectile from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii struck a boat carrying people watching lava from the two-month-old eruption, injuring 23, the fire department said. Thirteen of them required hospitalisation and the rest were treated at a harbour when the boat engaged in a "lava tour" returned to the Big Island, also known as Hawaii 9

July 13, 2018 12:48 PM Bomb kills 20, injures 40 at Pakistan election rally: Official

QUETTA, Pakistan: A bomb killed at least 20 people and injured 40 others Friday during a rally in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, in the day's second attack on a political event ahead of the July 25 election. "Twenty people were killed in the blast and we fear this toll may rise," Agha Umar Bungalzai, provincial home minister, told AFP, adding 14

July 5, 2018 4:50 PM Crude oil tank on fire

KEMAMAN: Two crude oil tanks of the Kemaman Bitumen Company (KBC) at the Teluk Kalong industrial area, near here were on fire in an incident at 6.15pm today. A witness, Ahmad Aliff Azizi Ahmad Mokhtar, 26, said he could feel the tremor from the explosion caused by the fire at the tanks located at Bukit Kuang, about four kilometres from his house 16