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June 10, 2017 12:26 PM Election gamble leaves "strong and stable" British PM anything but

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May's attempt to strengthen her leadership by calling an early election has left her authority in tatters. Yet her gamble had started quite differently. With results showing May's Conservatives have lost their majority in parliament, party members blamed what one called a "just awful" campaign, training their ire on an election 25

June 10, 2017 3:31 AM Smoke at hospital lobby due to burning batteries

Thick smoke seen billowing from the Pusrawi Hospital in Jalan Tun Razak here yesterday was due to 24 batteries stored in a ground floor support room which caught fire. Titiwangsa Fire and Rescue Department operations chief Danian Abdul Razak said they received a distress call from the public at 1.58pm. On arrival at the site, he said firefighters noticed 9

June 9, 2017 11:41 PM Philippines calls on Facebook to shut Islamist fighters’ accounts

The military's social media-monitoring team identified 63 accounts under fake names that it believed were being used by the Islamic State-allied Maute group and its sympathizers. MARAWI CITY: The Philippines army said on Friday it had called on Facebook to shut down dozens of accounts that Islamist militants have been using to spread misinformation about 11

June 9, 2017 11:38 PM Bodyguard shoots snatch-and-grab robber in butt

Investigators dust the motorcycle, used by the robbers, for prints. — Picture by Zuraneeza ZulkifliSHAH ALAM, June 10 — A bodyguard foiled a RM200,000 robbery when he opened fire at two robbers, wounding one and sending the accomplice fleeing, outside a bank near the Shah Alam City Council building yesterday afternoon. The guard's employer, a 58-year-old 9

June 9, 2017 9:15 PM Jeremy Corbyn Lost U.K. Election, but Is Still Its Biggest Winner

“He’s had a brilliant campaign,” said Chuka Umunna, a senior member of the Labour Party who was among those openly disgruntled with Mr. Corbyn’s leadership last year. “Jeremy has fought this campaign with enthusiasm, energy, verve, has clearly loved being surrounded in the mix with people. That’s what politics is all about.” And a striking contrast to Mrs. May, who was roundly 11

June 9, 2017 9:01 PM Teen killed by Maute sniper while praying inside mosque

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A 14-year-old boy praying inside a mosque was the latest casualty in Marawi, which has seen almost three weeks of heavy fighting and bombardment since the Islamic State-inspired Maute group occupied several areas. Abdillah Masid was reciting Friday prayers with his father Cumacasar, mother Maimana and several other relatives 19

June 9, 2017 12:37 PM Al-Qaeda-linked group claims deadly UN base attack in Mali

File picture of the logo of the United Nations in New York September 15, 2013. A powerful Al-Qaeda-linked group on today claimed an attack on a United Nations camp that killed three peacekeepers in Mali. — Reuters picBAMAKO, June 9 — A powerful Al-Qaeda-linked group on today claimed an attack on a United Nations camp that killed three peacekeepers in Kidal 25

June 9, 2017 5:59 AM Korean Air flight lands safely after smoke in cockpit scare

Tokyo (AFP) - A Korean Air flight carrying more than 150 passengers landed safely at a Japanese airport Friday shortly after pilots reported seeing smoke in the cockpit, officials said. The crew on the Boeing 737, which had left the Korean port city of Busan earlier in the day, noticed smoke coming out of cockpit panels just minutes before a scheduled 10

June 8, 2017 3:51 PM Death of boy in security guard-house fire could be from foul play

LANGKAWI: Police have not ruled out the possibility that the fire in a security guard-house which caused the death of a boy early this morning was the result of foul play. Acting Police Chief of Langkawi District, DSP Mahani Mohamed said today the body of Muhammad Shukrey Azrey, 8, was found with 60% to 70% burns in the guard-house. She said the victim's 8

June 8, 2017 3:32 AM Iran leader shrugs off IS attacks in Tehran

TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader shrugged off attacks on Wednesday by gunmen and suicide bombers in Tehran that killed 13 people as US president Donald Trump warned the nation was reaping what it sowed. The assault was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Iran, and was the worst terror strike to hit the nation in years. "These fire-crackers that happened 18