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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

April 24, 2018 8:20 AM Armenia marks Ottoman massacres after leader quits

YEREVAN: In a show of unity Tuesday, Armenians marked the anniversary of the massacre of 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces in 1915, a day after leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned after days of protests. The commemorations are a hugely emotional event for the country and Armenians of all stripes flocked to a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan 32

March 25, 2018 2:43 PM Friends and family attend mass in honour of French attack victims

Flowers and messages in tribute to the victim are seen in front of the Gendarmerie of Carcassonne, the day after a hostage situation in Trebes, France March 24, 2018. — Reuters picPARIS, March 25 —Hundreds of friends, family and local officials attended a memorial service in Trebes today to honour the victims of the Islamist militant attack that killed 15

March 25, 2018 7:54 AM UTK, VAT 69 to be expanded: IGP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Special Action Unit (UTK) and VAT 69 Commando of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will be expanded and the number of their members increased, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamed Fuzi Harun. He said these had been approved by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak and a policy paper on the matter had been sent to the central 7

March 18, 2018 6:03 AM Drunk man tries to drive truck into Genting memorial hall (Video)

PETALING JAYA: A drunk man caused a commotion when he rammed his four-wheel drive into the Lim Goh Tong Memorial Hall in Genting Highland on Friday afternoon. Videos showing the vehicle crashed into the Memorial Hall went viral on social media. One of the footages showed policemen pointing their machine guns at the vehicle and urging the driver to get out of the vehicle 10

March 17, 2018 2:31 PM China says resolutely opposed to new US law on ties with Taiwan

Military honour guards attend a flag-raising ceremony at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, in Taipei, Taiwan March 16, 2018. — Reuters picBEIJING, March 17 — China’s Foreign Ministry today expressed its “resolute opposition” after US President Donald Trump signed legislation that encourages the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese 9

February 28, 2018 8:35 AM Taiwan protesters throw paint on former ruler’s coffin

A protester gestures under a portrait of late Taiwan president Chiang Kai-shek inside Parliament during an anti-China demonstration in Taipei on March 20, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEHTAIPEI, Feb 28 — Taiwanese protesters today splashed red paint on the tomb of former Nationalist ruler Chiang Kai-shek, urging the government to speed up a plan to erase symbols 19

February 23, 2018 7:38 AM Najib pays last respects to late goalkeeper Chee Keong

Chee Keong passed away last Wednesday at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) after losing his battle against bladder cancer. — Malay Mail picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 ― Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today paid his last respect to the late national football goalkeeper Chow Chee Keong at the Nirvana Memorial Centre in Jalan Sungai Besi here today 15

February 3, 2018 3:32 PM Suspect arrested in Italy after gun attack on foreigners

People gather where witnesses say a shooter was arrested in Macerata February 3, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. — Picture by Marcelo Mancini via ReutersROME, Feb 3 — Italian police have arrested a far-right supporter suspected of wounding several foreigners in a drive-by shooting today, in what local media called a racially 20

February 2, 2018 1:54 AM Man trampled by an elephant

GERIK: A man was seriously injured after he was trampled by an elephant at Km19, of the Gerik-Jeli East-West Highway (JRTB), near a memorial monument at the highway this evening. Gerik police chief Supt Ismail Che Isa said in the incident around 4.30pm, the victim, M. Paramanazan, 69, who came from Sungai Siput Utara Perak suffered fractures to his left arm and rib, injuries 16