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January 21, 2018 3:44 PM Salleh: Malaysia is doing better than many other countries

Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Salleh Said Keruak said the world is in crisis and Malaysia is a member of a global community where changing the government is not a simple solution to the crisis. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 — Malaysia is riding out the crisis and is doing better than many other countries, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh 3

January 21, 2018 3:23 PM France urges end to Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish militia

PARIS: French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Sunday pressed Turkey to stop its offensive against Kurdish militia fighting in Syria, saying the fighters were a key ally against terrorism in the war-torn country. "This fighting ... must stop," Parly told France 3 television, adding that the Turkish offensive could "deter Kurdish forces who are at the side" 6

January 21, 2018 9:17 AM Turkish artillery fires in northern Syria after border town hit

A Turkish military convoy arrives at a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Kilis province, Turkey, January 21, 2018. — Reuters picONCUPINAR (Turkey), Jan 21 — Turkey continued to fire artillery at a US-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria today, after Turkey’s state media said four rockets from Syria had hit a Turkish border town. The cross-border 2

January 21, 2018 2:47 AM Johnson says UK should welcome Trump

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for US President Donald Trump to be welcomed to the UK, warning Sunday that resisting a visit risked damaging his country's national interest. A day ahead of Johnson welcoming his US counterpart Rex Tillerson to Britain for talks, Johnson said postponing any Trump trip would be acting against the UK's "single 4

January 19, 2018 12:14 AM Nikki Haley voices regret to African UN envoys after Trump’s ‘shithole’ slur

This file photo taken on April 7, 2017 shows US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley during an United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria, at the UN headquarters in New York. — AFP picNEW YORK, Jan 19 — US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret yesterday to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump’s alleged description of African 6

January 18, 2018 12:30 AM Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects ‘horrible’ bipartisan plan

Demonstrators calling for new protections for so-called 'Dreamers,' undocumented children brought to the US by their immigrant parents, walk through a senate office building in Washington January 17, 2018. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, Jan 17 — US President Donald Trump yesterday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticising 9

January 16, 2018 4:01 AM Nicaragua piles on Trump criticism after slur

MANAGUA: Nicaragua on Monday joined the international chorus of criticism directed at US President Donald Trump over his reported slur against some poor nations. Trump's reported description of African states, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole countries" in a meeting on migration was "racist ... disrespectful and humiliating," the office of Nicaraguan 8

January 15, 2018 1:40 PM Pope 'afraid' world is 'one accident' from nuclear war

ON BOARD THE PAPAL PLANE: Pope Francis said Monday that the world stood on the "edge" of nuclear war and admitted the situation terrified him. The Argentine was speaking aboard the papal plane on his way to Chile and Peru, the day after a false missile alert sparked panic in the US state of Hawaii, already on edge over fears of a North Korean attack 9

January 15, 2018 4:13 AM South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump ‘s******e’ remark (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 — South Africa has protested to the US embassy in Pretoria about reported remarks by US President Donald Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from “s******e” countries. South Africa’s foreign ministry called the remarks, which sources said Trump made earlier this week during a meeting on immigration legislation, “crude 9

January 15, 2018 2:21 AM Sarawak hotels say no such thing as ‘tudung’ ban

MAH Sarawak president Mohamad Ibrahim Nordin said it was also up to the hotel employees to decide on whether they would wear the headscarf while working. ― Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — There is no ban against the use of “tudung” or headscarves by female Muslim employees of hotels in Sarawak, a hotel association’s Sarawak branch has said. Malaysian 7