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August 23, 2018 9:41 AM Two killed, one injured in knife attack near Paris

PARIS: A man armed with a knife killed two people and seriously injured another on Thursday morning in a town about 30km southwest of Paris, officials said. The man was later shot and killed by police, a local government official said. It was unclear if the violence was terror-related amid reports the violence might be linked to a family dispute 171

August 22, 2018 6:41 PM For 44 years money from the Malay states has been diverted to the Chinese states

Terengganu receives slightly over RM1 billion a year in oil revenue. Sabah and Sarawak combined receive RM2.25 billion a year. Kelantan gets nothing. Over the last 44 years since 1974, Petronas is said to have earned more than RM2.5 trillion in revenue from Sabah, Sarawak and Terengganu. Terengganu, Kelantan, Sabah and Sarawak are the poorest states 88

August 22, 2018 11:12 AM Man arrested over Facebook post depicting Nepal PM as monkey

KATHMANDU: A man in Nepal was arrested for sharing a doctored image on Facebook showing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's head superimposed on a monkey's body, police said Wednesday. Homnath Sigdel, 44, was taken into custody on Tuesday for "sharing indecent photos that targeted the prime minister", senior police officer Narendra Prasad Uprety told AFP. The offending 113

August 22, 2018 9:45 AM US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned Wednesday that the United States would respond "very strongly" if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons in an offensive to retake Idlib province. "We now see plans for the Syrian regime to resume offensive military activities in Idlib province," John Bolton told a press 97

August 22, 2018 8:55 AM Merdeka Airshow: Call for airlines to notify passengers on any change of flight schedule

SEREMBAN: Commercial airlines have been asked to notify their passengers on any change of flight schedule at the earliest possible time following the closure of the airspace above and around the KL International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 for the training for the Merdeka Day airshow. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook this was to enable the passengers 102

August 22, 2018 5:52 AM Kit Siang challenges MCA to reform before talking about being PH's check and balance

BANGI: DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang has called for MCA to reform its own party before they can be considered to be a credible check and balance for the Pakatan Harapan government. He said that MCA should focus on the abuse of power that has been going on for 60 years rather than focusing on becoming a check and balance. "At present, what is important is to change 65

August 21, 2018 2:43 PM Salvini refuses to let migrants disembark as boat docks in Italy

ROME: Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini remained defiant Tuesday in refusing to allow about 170 migrants to disembark from an Italian coastguard boat after it docked in Sicily for technical reasons. The Diciotti vessel, which rescued the migrants five days ago, arrived at the port of Catania overnight "for a technical stopover". Salvini was forced 111

August 21, 2018 11:07 AM Has Robert Kuok lost his bite?

What happened to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s China trip? We can understand Tun Daim Zainuddin’s trip turning out a disaster, but Mahathir is a Prime Minister, so surely China would give face to a Prime Minister. And to the Chinese ‘face’ is very important. Chinese are capable of killing you if you cause them to lose face — at least in my Long Fu Tong days that was so. Robert 68

August 21, 2018 9:15 AM Guan Eng lodges police report on missing RM19.25b GST refunds

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have recorded Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's statement over the alleged missing RM19.25 billion from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Refund Trust Account, which affected 121,429 companies and individuals. In a statement today, Lim said under the GST Act 2014, input tax refunds needed to be made within two weeks, but a huge number 67

August 21, 2018 5:52 AM Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet

TEHRAN: Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet at a defence show in Tehran on Tuesday. Images on state television showed President Hassan Rouhani sitting in the cockpit of the new "Kowsar" plane at the National Defence Industry exhibition. It is a fourth-generation fighter, with "advanced avionics" and multi-purpose radar, the Tasnim news agency 106