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May 23, 2018 3:11 PM Teen wins battle in US 'toilet wars'

WASHINGTON: A US federal court ruled Wednesday in favour of a transgender teenager who fought for years to use the men's bathrooms at his high school in Virginia. In February, President Donald Trump's administration overturned rules set by his predecessor Barack Obama requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms 4

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM 12 civilians killed in Mali market attack

BAMAKO: At least 12 civilians were killed in northern Mali in an attack on a market that also involved the shooting of a Malian soldier, military sources said on Sunday. The attack took place Saturday in the town of Boulekessi near the border with Burkina Faso. "Malian troops under the G5 Sahel command are at the centre of this incident," a military 6

May 19, 2018 11:57 PM Syria and IS reach truce after south Damascus battles

BEIRUT: Pro-government forces and the Islamic State group observed a brief ceasefire in southern Damascus Saturday, a monitor said, after weeks of deadly fighting in the jihadists' last stronghold in the Syrian capital. The regime of President Bashar al-Assad last month launched a wide-scale offensive against IS in Damascus' Hajar al-Aswad district and the Yarmuk 9

May 18, 2018 8:07 AM Pacquiao says Matthysse bout to be 'basis' for retirement call

MANILA: Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao says the outcome of his July bout against Argentine Lucas Matthysse will likely determine whether he will hang up his gloves after a storied career. After a one-year hiatus from the ring, the 39-year-old has started training two weeks earlier than usual to bring himself up to peak fighting condition 12

May 15, 2018 9:50 AM PKR opposes Palestinian-Israeli conflict, US embassy relocation to Jerusalem

KUALA LUMPUR: The PKR has strongly opposed the decision of the United States (US) to officially open its embassy in Jerusalem yesterday. Its secretary-general, Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said doing so would not only affect regional stability but also security, in finding a comprehensive solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. "PKR hopes Malaysia 9

May 15, 2018 6:35 AM Durant, Thompson power Warriors over Rockets in NBA playoffs

WASHINGTON: Kevin Durant scored 37 points and Klay Thompson added 28 as defending champion Golden State defeated season win-leader Houston 119-106 in Monday's opener of their NBA playoff semi-final series. Stephen Curry added 18 points, six rebounds and eight assists for the Warriors, who were outclassed early but battled back to seize the lead in the best-of-seven 9

May 10, 2018 1:11 PM How PH dominated in Selangor

PETALING JAYA: Despite earlier predictions that it would be a close call in Selangor, Pakatan Harapan (PH) retained the state with an even bigger majority than it did in the 13th General Election (GE13). This time, PH swept 51 of the 56 state seats on offer, along with 20 of the 22 parliamentary seats. While in GE13, PH had won 44 state seats and 17 parliamentary 24

May 2, 2018 11:01 AM Bentong development must emulate the Lee Chong Wei spirit

BENTONG: The development of Bentong should emulate the "Lee Chong Wei spirit," Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai says. Liow praised Chong Wei's fighting spirit which he said is evident until the last second of his matches to make the country proud. "For Bentong, every resident is a team player. We need everyone's participation to make Bentong the satellite town of Greater 15

April 30, 2018 1:53 PM 10 aid workers released after abduction in South Sudan

JUBA: Ten aid workers who were abducted in South Sudan last week have been released, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday. "We are pleased that these 10 aid workers will now be able to return to their families," said Francois Stamm, ICRC head in South Sudan. The ICRC is commonly involved in mediating the release of captives 13

April 23, 2018 3:47 PM Dozens dead in Syrian assault on Yarmuk camp: Monitor

BEIRUT: More than a dozen Syrian regime forces have been killed fighting the Islamic State group in a devastated southern district of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said Monday. Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ramped up their ground operations and bombing raids against the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk in southern Damascus 24