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Traffic building up on major highways on Raya eve

PETALING JAYA: Slow traffic is reported on all major highways on Saturday morning as people rush back to their hometowns on the eve of Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations.

What does Italy's Berlusconi like about Trump? His wife

ROME (Reuters) - Four-time former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who portrays himself as a charming ladies' man, said on Friday that what he likes most about U.S. President Donald Trump is his wife, Melania.

‘Maybe it’s time’ – Depp jokes about a Trump assassination

GLASTONBURY: Johnny Depp courted controversy at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival with a joke about assassinating Donald Trump, pondering how long it had been since an actor had killed a US president.

Real fakes: A file picture of dried monitor lizard penises like the ones being passed off as rare roots and sold online. — AFP

Man held for passing off lizard penises as roots

NEW DELHI: An Indian man has been arrested for selling dried monitor lizard penises online as a rare root plant believed to bring good luck, Indian forest department officials said.

Female Japan politician quits after attack on male aide

TOKYO: A female Japanese politician has resigned after an audio tape emerged of her violently attacking a male secretary, and reportedly threatening to crush his head with a lead pipe.

Got eyes: An Aksem officer demonstrating how tontos keep a lookout for the authorities.

Ruining border security for a paltry RM50

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: For just RM50 per job, tontos are willing to “sell themselves and the nation” to the smuggling trade, a Kedah Malay­sia Border Security Agency (Aksem) source said.

Mark of solidarity: Participants of the unity walk chatting with each other after visiting the Kapitan Keling Mosque in Penang.

A walk for unity on Street of Harmony

GEORGE TOWN: Embracing each other’s colour and creed, a group took a walk and dropped by two mosques, a church and a few Hindu, Taoist and Chinese ancestral temples and shrines, all over just 800m.

The great journey in South Australia

You get the best of both worlds in South Australia, where gorgeous beaches meet the great outback.

Raya tradition: (From right) Syed Yusuff Idid Syed Asad, seven, and Sharifah Kaisya Cui Idid Syed Asad, nine, seeking blessings and forgiveness from their parents Sara Cui Abdullah (left) and Syed Asad Syed Abdul Wahab Idid. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

When culture meets religion

StarMetro speaks to Chinese Muslims to find out how they celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri and their spiritual journeys in embracing Islam.

An army trooper walks past graffiti on a concrete fence near the frontline in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao. - AFP

In southern Philippines, it’s complicated

There’s more than one reason for the violence, and there is a major reason why we should monitor the situation closely.

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Raya tradition: (From right) Syed Yusuff Idid Syed Asad, seven, and Sharifah Kaisya Cui Idid Syed Asad, nine, seeking blessings and forgiveness from their parents Sara Cui Abdullah (left) and Syed Asad Syed Abdul Wahab Idid. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

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