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August 24, 2018 4:31 AM Migrants who stormed Morocco-Spain border sent back

MADRID: Spain on Thursday sent back to Morocco 116 migrants who had forced their way into the Spanish territory of Ceuta, in a mass expulsion condemned by human rights activists. "The 116 sub-Saharan migrants who entered Spain via the Ceuta border illegally yesterday (Wednesday) have been sent back to Morocco," the Ceuta prefecture said in a statement 58

August 23, 2018 12:19 PM Pewter medallion to commemorate PH's historic win

PETALING JAYA: To commemorate the new Pakatan Harapan government, Royal Selangor has released a special medallion to commemorate this achievement. The "New Malaysia Limited Edition" pewter medallion titled "Sayangi Malaysiaku" was launched at its headquarters in Wangsa Maju in Kuala Lumpur today. Measuring 2.5 inches, the medallion marks May 9 as the date of the birth 47

August 23, 2018 12:12 PM ‘Lost generation’ looms for Rohingya children

DHAKA: Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a "lost generation", the United Nations said yesterday, a year after Myanmar's army began a crackdown that has forced more than 700,000 people to flee the country. The lives and futures of more than 380,000 children in refugee camps in Bangladesh are in peril 57

August 23, 2018 10:47 AM Call for clean-up of Langkawi after storm

LANGKAWI: Tourism Langkawi has called for a clean-up of the island after it was hit by a storm that uprooted trees and sunk roads. The overnight storm led to flash floods in Tanjung Rhu, Teluk Yu and Kuala Teriang. About 50 attap houses had their roofs damaged. Tourism Langkawi pro-tem committee chairman Ahmad Pishol Isahak said Langkawi would host the annual 52

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 154

August 23, 2018 5:10 AM King participates in Aidiladha sacrificial ritual

KOTA BARU: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, today slaughtered several cows as part of the Aidiladha sacrificial ritual of the Kelantan Islamic Affairs and Malay Customs Council (MAIK) at the grounds of the Sultan Ismail Petra Silver Jubilee Islamic Complex here. His Majesty arrived at the complex at 11.35am accompanied by the Regent of Kelantan 49

August 22, 2018 2:16 PM IHH Healthcare likely to exit maiden investment in India: Report

PETALING JAYA: The Economic Times of India reported late on Tuesday that Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd, which recently succeeded in its bid for the much coveted Fortis Healthcare Ltd for 40 billion rupees (RM2.35 billion), is likely to exit its maiden investment in India, Kolkata's Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals. According to the report which cited people 73

August 22, 2018 10:12 AM German police arrest Russian over alleged jihadist bomb plot

BERLIN: German police commandos Wednesday arrested a Russian suspected Islamist militant accused of having plotted an explosives attack in the country. Identified only as 31-year-old Magomed-Ali C., he was allegedly an accomplice of Clement Baur, who was arrested in Marseilles shortly before the 2017 French elections accused of plotting an imminent attack 78

August 22, 2018 9:45 AM Anti-Muslim rant sparks backlash against AFL personality

SYDNEY: A leading Australian media personality sparked controversy Wednesday after lashing out at the nation's Muslim community, saying they "share no common interest" with the rest of the country. Sam Newman, a former Aussie Rules football player who co-hosts the popular "Footy Show" on commercial television, was reacting after two leading Muslim players 54

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 73