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July 16, 2018 1:54 AM Operation by Nicaragua forces leaves at least 10 dead, rights group says

MANAGUA: Nicaraguan pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said. The dead included six civilians – among them two children – and four police, according to the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH). The operation by police and paramilitaries 10

July 14, 2018 6:51 AM The Republic of Malaysia and the removal of Islam as Malaysia’s official religion

Using race and religion to sow societal discord and hatred has been proven a failed strategy in the last general election. If leaders of Umno and PAS still fail to realise this, then they truly deserve to be labelled as morons. Our country is now faced with many challenges ahead — to pay a gargantuan national debt of RM1 trillion, a rising interest rate, a looming 10

July 9, 2018 2:03 PM Russian rights activist goes on trial in Chechnya

MOSCOW: A leading Russian rights activist went on trial in Chechnya on Monday, charged with drug possession in a case that has sparked concern from Western officials and rights groups. Oyub Titiyev, 60, heads a branch of Russia's top rights group Memorial, the last such body to remain active in the North Caucasus region ruled with an iron fist by strongman 7

July 8, 2018 12:59 AM Niger will continue to welcome African migrants

NIAMEY: Niger will continue to be a transit country for migrants, including those entering from neighbouring Libya, President Mahamadou Issoufou said Saturday. "We are a people open to hospitality, we are a generous people. We will welcome people who are in difficulty, who are in disarray. It is the tradition of our country," President Issoufou said after 6

July 7, 2018 5:16 AM Objectives must be correct when writing news: MPWS

KOTA KINABALU: Journalists are encouraged to always place the right objectives when performing the task of disseminating information to the people through news writing. The Sabah Women's Advisory Council (MPWS) chairman Datuk Dr Tarsiah Taman said such an attitude was important as journalists played an important role and had a responsibility to develop 12

July 5, 2018 3:56 PM Government is concerned about people's woes: Eddin Syazlee

KUALA PILAH: The government is concerned about the problems raised by the people regarding the cost of living including matters such as the subscription rates for pay-television, Astro. Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Eddin Syazlee Shith (pix) said for the moment there had been no accurate decision on the subscription charge for Astro 18

June 29, 2018 1:04 PM Ministers to be removed immediately if involved in corruption: Tun M

JAKARTA: Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said here Friday that any minister found to have been involved in corruption or irregularities would be dropped from the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Cabinet. Dr Mahathir was asked about the criteria for the appointment of the Cabinet ministers, a second batch of whom would be sworn in at Istana Negara 6

June 29, 2018 11:31 AM US paper attacked in shooting covers its own tragedy

WASHINGTON: A local newspaper targetted in a shooting that left five dead managed to publish on Friday, covering its own tragedy and leaving its editorial page blank in honor of those slain. "We are speechless," read a brief comment in the otherwise empty editorial page of The Capital, the print version of the digital newspaper the Capital Gazette 8

June 13, 2018 2:00 PM Court orders Spain king's brother-in-law to jail in five days

PALMA, Spain: A Spanish court has given the king's brother-in-law, Inaki Urdangarin, five days to report to jail after he lost his appeal against a graft conviction and prison sentence, a judicial source said Wednesday. The former Olympic handball player and husband of Princess Christina has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in jail in a case which 12

June 11, 2018 11:12 AM Ex-president Martinelli extradited from US to Panama

MIAMI: Panamanian former president Ricardo Martinelli was extradited to his home country Monday to face charges of spying on journalists and political opponents. Martinelli, president 2009-2014, was transferred from the federal prison in Miami to the Opa Locka Executive Airport, where he was placed on a flight to Panama City around 6:20 am (1020 GMT, 6.20pm Malaysia 9