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May 19, 2018 1:19 PM Man sets father's house on fire over money for drugs

BESUT: A man was suspected of setting his father's house in Kampung Keradang, Jertih on fire last night after his demand for money was not met. The 27-year-old man, who is believed to be a drug addict, had been arrested. Besut police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said the suspect had previous records of threatening his father who was in Tapah, Perak 9

May 15, 2018 1:53 PM Six injured after 17-car pile up in Alor Star

ALOR STAR: Six people were injured in a 17-vehicle pile up after a lorry carrying sand ploughed into them at a traffic light junction in Pekan Simpang Kuala here today. Officer in charge of Jalan Raja Fire and Rescue station Firdaus Isa said they received an emergency call at 4.01pm and arrived at the scene three minutes later. He said six firefighters 5

May 7, 2018 11:00 AM Cops engage in high-speed chase with runaway 12-wheeler

PETALING JAYA: It was high-drama at noon today when a tipper truck with a flag of a political party draped on its head defied police orders to stop leading to a chase of over 20km from Kajang to Subang Jaya. It was not until 15 cars were damaged and a dozen gunshots were fired at most of the tyres of the 12-wheeler until it tore off from its rims during 9

May 6, 2018 1:20 PM Only 212,834 postal voters in GE14: EC

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) refuted allegations that there are up to four million postal voters in the 14th general election (GE14) when the actual number is only 212,834 people encompassing various categories of applications. EC chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the total covered 149,730 via Form 1A involving election, armed forces 5

May 1, 2018 2:53 PM Dozens killed in NE Nigeria suicide blasts

KANO, Nigeria: Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, residents said. "We have evacuated dozens of dead and injured people to the hospital and the rescue operation is still ongoing," local volunteer Habu Saleh told AFP. A medical source at the Mubi General 13

April 29, 2018 11:52 AM Helicopter mercy flight for ailing Orang Asli children

GUA MUSANG: The Fire and Rescue Department flew out six Orang Asli children afflicted with high fever from Pos Belatim for treatment at the Gua Musang Hospital here yesterday. Its Air Unit public relations officer, Asst Supt Mohd Farhan Marzuki, said the Augusta AW139 helicopter from the Bertam airbase in Penang arrived at Pos Belatim in the Gua Musang 14

April 27, 2018 7:57 AM Seven killed in Guatemala prison riot

GUATEMALA CITY: Prisoners in Guatemala fought each with guns and knives in a riot that left seven dead and 25 wounded, officials said late Thursday. It took guards hours to retake control of the prison 45km south of Guatemala City, said Rudy Esquivel, a spokesman for the national prison system. Video broadcast on local media showed worried relatives 27

April 23, 2018 1:57 AM Decomposed body of missing 89-year-old man found

LUMUT: The decomposed body of an octogenarian, who was reported missing since April 8, was found near the quarry in Teluk Rubiah, Seri Manjung here on Sunday morning. According to Manjung Police chief ACP Muhammad Hanif Othman, the body of the 89-year-old Ho Tong Chim was found by passers-by at 11.30am about 1.5km from his motorcycle. "The body was sent to Seri Manjung 30

April 18, 2018 8:14 AM 21 dead as truck en route to Indian wedding crashes: Police

NEW DELHI: At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India's accident-prone roads. The truck, carrying more than 40 passengers, smashed through a protective railing in central Madhya Pradesh state late Tuesday and plunged nearly 20 metres to a dry riverbed 16

April 17, 2018 3:19 PM Photos claiming to show ‘staged’ Syria chemical attack are from film

The White Helmets has often conducted daring rescues of people trapped in the rubble of bomb sites and their videos have frequently gone viral online. — Reuters picPARIS, April 17 — Photographs which claim to show Syrian volunteer rescue workers, known as the White Helmets, staging a chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta were actually taken from a film set, according 15