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World's first jet tracking system on trial

SYDNEY: Australia says it is testing a “world first” system with Malaysia and Indonesia that increases the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing authorities to quickly react to abnormal situations such as the disappearance of MH370.

From murder to ‘reality show’

The death verdict on two police officers for murdering a Mongolian woman failed to bring closure as one of them has run off to Australia while PAS politicians try to prolong the ‘Altantuya reality show’.

Spirited crowd: UiTM Buskers performing at the entrance during the ‘Malam Perhimpunan Perpaduan Melayu’ at Putra Stadium Bukit Jalil (left). International Islamic University Malaysia student Ashlyna Rosly, 21, taking a picture of silat performers from Persatuan Seni Silat Gayong Maarifat Malaysia who posed in front of the stadium during the rally.

Empowering Malays further

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has outlined seven key areas that the Malays need to pay attention to in order to remain strong, build solidarity amongst them and to empower the community to reach greater heights.

Unity came so easy back then

Many of us continue to talk fondly of the past not because we want to relive the good old days but because they remind us about how we, as a young and fledgling nation, could do so well in so many areas of life.

Retiree roars high with unique tiger kite design

PASIR GUDANG: A retiree from the United States is hoping that his big kites will not only become a great attraction in a kite-flying festival here, but will also raise awareness about endangered tigers.

Murderous rampage: People gathering at Place de la Republique in central Paris hours after the attack by masked gunmen on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris in January. — EPA

When religion is not an issue

Listen to what others think as it helps us become more open and respectful.

Photo Gallery: The week in Pictures

Here are some pictures of events that took place in the past week courtesy of EPA and AFP.

United in play: Squatting and stretching are part of the warm-up regime before every rehearsal.

Having the HOTS for theatre

A varsity’s research project shows how students can enhance their higher order thinking skills on stage.

Minister: Price reduction campaign to continue despite fuel hike

SHAH ALAM: The Government is committed to ensuring that the interest of consumers is protected regardless of market trends and new petrol prices for this month, says Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek.

No way Jose

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates is fighting a losing battle for his personal freedom.

To Sirs, with love, indeed

Teachers who are true to their calling can make a huge impact on their students.

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands next to the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, during a visit in Jerusalem's Old City February 28, 2015. REUTERS/Marc Sellem/Pool

Netanyahu takes Iran campaign to Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with Iran to Jerusalem's sacred Western Wall on Saturday, on the eve of his departure to Washington to address Congress on the issue.

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England's James Taylor (L) reacts next to team mate Joe Root who celebrates reaching his century during their Cricket World Cup match against Sri Lanka in Wellington, March 1, 2015.    REUTERS/Anthony Phelps
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