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July 7, 2018 4:56 AM Remains of 13th RMN chief buried

KUALA LUMPUR: The remains of former Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) chief Admiral (B) Tan Sri Ilyas Din were buried at the Raudhatul Sakinah Islamic Cemetery, Selayang here at 10am today. The late Ilyas, 67, died at his residence in Kampung Datuk Keramat here at 10.10pm last night due to a heart attack and kidney complications. His body received its final 39

July 7, 2018 1:34 AM Former RMN chief Ilyas Din dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) chief Tan Sri Ilyas Din died of a heart ailment tonight. Ilyas breathed his last at 10.10 pm at his residence in Kampung Datuk Keramat here after being warded for nine days at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. According to his close friend, Nor Khairul Anuar Mohamad Nor, the 13th RMN chief had just been discharged 41

July 3, 2018 7:39 AM First Video: Missing Thai boys found by British divers

BANGKOK: "How many of you?" asks the British voice loudly, a torchlight scanning the gaunt, hungry boys crowded on a muddy bank. "Thirteen? ... Brilliant" — a remarkable short exchange captured on video has electrified Thailand and paved the way for an astonishing rescue. The video, which captures the twelve dishevelled and emaciated boys and their football 116

June 29, 2018 10:23 AM Tribute to Richard 'Old Man' Harrison in Pawn Stars marathon

IN TRIBUTE to Richard 'Old Man' Harrison's passing on June 25, History is presenting past episodes of Pawn Stars which show the Old Man in action. After serving in the US Navy and losing a million dollars in the real estate market, Harrison uprooted his family and moved to Las Vegas in pursuit of a fresh start. Opening the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in 1988, he had to learn 81

June 28, 2018 12:02 AM Libyan sentenced to 22 years over Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON: Libyan Ahmed Abu Khattala was sentenced Wednesday in Washington to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed a US ambassador and three others. Prosecutors were unable to convince a jury that Khattala, leader of a militant group who had been photographed watching the attack on Sept 11, 2012, was directly to blame 55

June 26, 2018 4:05 AM Zulkifli begins duties as new Chief of Defence Forces

KUALA LUMPUR: Gen Tan Sri Zulkifli Zainal Abidin (pix) began his official duties as Chief of Defence Forces at Wisma Pertahanan, Jalan Padang Tembak here today. Zulkifli, 59, took over from Gen Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor, who went on mandatory retirement. His arrival this morning was welcomed by a guard-of-honour mounted by the 1st Battalion 12

June 25, 2018 8:09 AM Nearly 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast

TRIPOLI: Libya's coastguard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants who were on boats in distress in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe, the navy said on Monday. Three separate operations took place on Sunday with the coastguard bringing ashore in Libya a total of 948 migrants, navy spokesman Ayoub Kacem said. The migrants were on inflatable dinghies 58

June 23, 2018 10:20 AM Five migrants die, nearly 200 rescued off Libya

TRIPOLI: Five migrants died and nearly 200 were rescued off the coast of Libya while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in two boats, the Libyan navy said Saturday. Three children and nine women were among 94 migrants rescued on Friday when their inflatable dinghy sank 12 nautical miles from Garabulli, east of the capital Tripoli. Five migrants 68

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM Sea Watch says ready to take rescued migrants if Italy opens ports

BERLIN: German charity Sea Watch said Wednesday it was ready to take on board 40 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea by the US Navy, but only if Italy agreed to open its ports to NGO vessels. US Navy ship the Trenton had rescued the migrants on Tuesday after their rubber boat sank in an accident that claimed 12 lives, the German group said. The US Navy posted 83

June 8, 2018 1:07 AM Sultan Sharafuddin grants audience to Defence Minister

SHAH ALAM: Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah today granted an audience to Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu for the first time at Istana Bukit Kayangan here, since the Kota Raja MP was appointed federal minister on May 21. Sultan Sharafuddin is the Commodore-in-Chief of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN). Also present at the meeting which lasted 19