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June 16, 2018 11:08 PM Israel targets Palestinians launching 'fire balloons' from Gaza

GAZA CITY: The Israeli army on Saturday wounded two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip attempting to launch incendiary balloons across the border into Israel, officials said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said an "aerial device" had fired at a group near the Gaza border that was launching "fire balloons" carrying flammable material into Israel 3

June 14, 2018 12:30 PM Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan dies in home fire

PETALING JAYA: Nazrin Hassan, CEO of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, died today after he was trapped by a fire in a bedroom of his house in Mutiara Damansara here, according to police. Nazrin, 48, was in a bedroom on the upper floor of the house in Lorong PJU 7/24A during the incident this afternoon, said Petaling Jaya District Police chief ACP Mohd Zani Che Din. He said Nazrin 9

June 12, 2018 3:42 PM Nominations for PKR party election in July

GEORGE TOWN: The process of nomination for the PKR party election will commence in July, said its secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution. He said the nomination will be from the top level to the bottom level of the party structure for members to chose their candidates. Saifuddin said the nomination, selection and voting process will take nine weeks 4

June 11, 2018 3:32 PM Fire razes DBKL storehouse

KUALA LUMPUR: Fire razed a storehouse belonging to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) at Jalan 6, Off Jalan Chan Sow Lin, Sungai Besi today, destroying three buses, a lorry and an excavator. City Fire and Rescue Department director Khirudin Drahman said 17 personnel from KLCC, Seputeh and Keramat stations rushed to the scene in four fire trucks following 4

June 11, 2018 4:01 AM Fire breaks out near Seagate factory in Bayan Lepas

GEORGE TOWN: A fire has broken out inside a fishing gear store near the Fire breaks out at Bayan Lepas factory at the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone Phase IV area around 10.30am today. The fire caused a great deal of anxiety as it is situated near the industrial area. A spokesperson with the state fire and rescue department in Perak Road confirmed 5

June 10, 2018 1:55 AM 17 motorcycles destroyed in workshop fire

BALIK PULAU: Seventeen motorcycles that were kept in a workshop at Sungai Rusa for repairs, went up in smoke in a fire here yesterday. A Penang Fire and Rescue department spokesman said following a distress call at 12.37pm, fire engines from the Balik Pulau Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the scene. "It took 15 minutes to control the spread of the fire before 3

June 10, 2018 12:58 AM Frenchman commits suicide at Mecca's Grand Mosque

RIYADH: A Frenchman has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca, Saudi and French officials said Saturday. "A foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Mecca" to the courtyard below, "resulting in his instant death", Saudi police told the official SPA news agency. A French 8

June 6, 2018 3:46 PM 100 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel

LONDON: A fire broke out at London's Mandarin Oriental hotel on Tuesday, with dozens of firefighters deployed to tackle the blaze that pumped smoke high into the air over the British capital. The fire brigade said "around 100 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a hotel of 12 floors in Knightsbridge", a luxury area of central London where Harrods 11

June 4, 2018 12:06 AM Shots fired near California marathon, shooter in custody: Police

LOS ANGELES: A shooter opened fire in downtown San Diego and was taken into custody Sunday as thousands of people participated in the California city's marathon, police said. A woman fired shots in a parking structure near the finish line of the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, according to the local CBS and NBC television affiliates. A police officer 7

June 2, 2018 9:37 AM US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

BEIRUT: At least 12 civilians – members of the same family – have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a monitor said Saturday. "The air strikes and artillery fire (Friday night) by the international coalition on the village of Hidaj, held by IS in the southern sector of Hasakeh province, killed at least 5