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June 24, 2018 6:23 AM Civil servant among 28 suspects nabbed under 'Ops Pau'

KUALA TERENGGANU: A civil servant was among 28 people arrested in a special operation to eradicate vagrants and extortionists conducted by police teams from the Kuala Terengganu district police headquarters (IPD) yesterday. Kuala Terengganu District Police deputy chief, Supt Suffian Sulaiman said 'Ops Pau' was conducted in three locations, namely the Kuala 5

June 19, 2018 1:26 PM Penang police cripple three drug syndicates

GEORGE TOWN: Police crippled three drug smuggling syndicates and seized RM300,000 worth of the contraband in raids conducted at three locations in Penang over the past week. State police chief Datuk A. Thaiveegan said the first raid was conducted at 12.45am on June 10, during which police arrested a 42-year-old man and seized drugs worth RM26,260 from a sling 5

June 13, 2018 10:07 AM Man suspected of taking bets on World Cup held

SIBU: A 62-year-old man has been picked up from a house in Taman Rajang here at 8pm last night for suspected involvement in 2018 World Cup football betting. A raid by a Sibu CID team also recovered several betting slips from the man who was also taking bets for an illegal four digit syndicate. Sarawak CID chief SAC Dennis Leong in a statement here said a mobile 8

June 6, 2018 11:02 AM Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier: army

JERUSALEM: A Palestinian who threw a rock at Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday was shot dead by a soldier, the Israeli army said in a statement. It said the troops were on a search and arrest operation in the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah, when they were attacked by at least 10 stone-throwing Palestinians who hit one soldier 8

May 31, 2018 7:18 AM Don’t raid Petronas’ coffers, Najib tells govt

PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today asked the government not to plunder Petronas' coffers and use its funds for bailouts. He accused the government of being short-sighted and resorting to unsustainable measures to make up the shortfall with the zero-rating of the Good and Services Tax (GST). "This is an approach which 4

May 24, 2018 2:37 PM Pentagon denies reports US-led strike hit Syrian regime

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon denied reports Thursday that the US-led coalition had killed at least 12 pro-regime fighters in Syria. "These reports are false, the coalition did not strike any Syrian army positions in eastern Syria," Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Kone Faulkner said in a statement. "The coalition's mission is to defeat ISIS in designated 13

May 23, 2018 4:12 AM MACC raids 3 houses linked to Abdul Azeez

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) reportedly raided three properties linked to Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abd Rahim (pix) yesterday. It is learnt that the raid were conducted at his homes in Subang Jaya in Petaling Jaya and Baling, Kedah, as well as his office in Jalan Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur 11

May 17, 2018 3:37 PM Married couples nabbed for drugs

SUNGAI PETANI: Two married couples were among five detained with 6.165kg of drugs worth a total of RM175,000 seized in three home raids in Gurun on Wednesday. Kedah Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department chief Supt Helmi Aris said the first husband and wife, aged 41 and 34, were picked up after police found 5.422kg of what was believed to be heroin 9

April 28, 2018 11:27 AM IS 'emir' killed in southern Yemen: Police

ADEN: A top Islamic State group leader was killed and three others arrested in a government raid on Saturday in southern Yemen, police said. Saleh Nasr Fadl al-Bakhshi, self-proclaimed "emir" of the radical group's branch in the Aden and Abyan regions, was killed in the raid on an IS hideout in government-held territory, a senior officer with Aden's 26

April 20, 2018 2:37 PM Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi gets opening date

The hotly anticipated Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi will open its doors July 25. — Handout via AFPABU DHABI, April 20 — It’s official: The hotly anticipated Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi will open its doors July 25. Some of the world’s most beloved superheroes, cartoon characters and comic book villains will be brought to life at Warner Bros World 17