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July 17, 2018 4:47 AM King praises new government for upholding transparency

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, today opened the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament, and praised the new government for upholding transparency. His Majesty made particular reference to the government's revealing of the actual financial position of the country, its review of expenditure and costs of projects 7

June 26, 2018 11:57 PM Kosovo, Albania collect money for fined Swiss players

PRISTINA: Kosovo and Albania are collecting money to pay the FIFA fines of Switzerland players Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Stephan Lichtsteiner for celebrating goals with a pro-Kosovo double eagle gesture in their World Cup win over Serbia. Arsenal midfielder Xhaka and Stoke City's Shaqiri trace their roots to Kosovo, a former Serbian province 8

June 25, 2018 7:45 AM South Sudan foes in new peace talks to end deadly war

KHARTOUM: South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar were set to hold a new round of peace talks Monday after a first meeting last week faltered. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is hosting in Khartoum the second round of talks between the two bitter rivals, aimed at ending South Sudan's four-and-a-half year brutal civil war. A first-round 4

June 24, 2018 10:06 AM Britain's Prince William heads for historic Middle East tour

AMMAN: Prince William flies to Jordan Sunday on a trip that will see him become the first member of Britain's royal family to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. The 36-year-old Duke of Cambridge touches down in Amman for a first leg billed as a chance to bond with Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah, 23, a fellow 8

June 24, 2018 3:09 AM Mexico, gay pride flags caught up in victorious jumble of joy

MEXICO CITY: Thousands of Mexicans wept, cheered and chanted Saturday in their capital city where a planned gay pride event was swept over by megafans enraptured by their national football team's World Cup win. And while the atmosphere of Mexican football at times has been historically homophobic, on Saturday there was so much joy in one place, it was downright 7

June 10, 2018 9:55 AM “The law is for everyone” – Brader Keeps Saying Irrelevant Things, Not Profound. Say Something New Lah!

PKR supported Hadi to present proposed Bill (RU355) what is presen­ted is not hudud, Hadi’s interpretation,” he added. But, however, on the other hand, please explain how the King pardoned ALL your crimes ALL the way to 1998? That is a super duper law that not everyone has enjoyed since our Independence in 1957. I mean someone said there are over 30,000 convicted 13

June 2, 2018 6:02 AM Sanchez to be sworn in as new Spanish PM

MADRID: Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez will be sworn in as prime minister on Saturday, a day after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote in parliament sparked by fury over his party's corruption woes. Sanchez, a 46-year-old economist with no government experience, will take the oath of office at 11:00 am (0900 GMT) before King Felipe 5

May 23, 2018 1:19 PM Catalonia postpones swearing in new regional government

BARCELONA: Catalonia's new separatist president on Wednesday postponed the swearing in of his administration after Madrid rejected four regional minister who are in jail or exile over the region's independence push. Catalan president Quim Torra, who took office last week, denounced in a statement the "blockage exercised by the Spanish government" against 12

May 14, 2018 7:06 AM Malaysian Bar proposes Ambiga as AG (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has proposed that its former president Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan be considered for the post of Attorney-General (AG). Bar Council president George Varughese today said Ambiga would be independent and free from political pressure and this would ensure the independence of the AG's Chambers. "If Ambiga is appointed as the new AG, she would 6

May 6, 2018 3:52 AM Exercise wisdom, rationality when choosing govt: Tun Abdullah

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should exercise wisdom and rationality when choosing the party that will helm the government in the 14th General Election (GE14) on May 9, said Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. The former prime minister said any government comprising people of differing and opposing political ideologies who only come together for the sole purpose of wrestling 6