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Cops deny video of graveyard spewing mud and fire is from Johor

PETALING JAYA: A viral video showing a graveyard spewing mud and fire is not from the Batu Pahat Chinese cemetery in Johor, say police.

IS shows purported executions in Libya of Ethiopia Christians

TRIPOLI (AFP) - The Islamic State jihadist group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya.

Iran, Afghanistan announce security cooperation against IS

TEHRAN (AFP) - Afghanistan and Iran announced Sunday plans for enhanced security cooperation to combat threats from the Islamic State group, including possible joint military operations.

Prince Harry gets airborne and into Australia's Outback

SYDNEY (AFP) - Prince Harry completes the first two weeks of a stint with the Australian Army on Sunday, training in bush survival skills, spending time on helicopter duties and playing wheelchair Aussie Rules football.

Beauty queen Vanessa is a daddy’s girl

EXCLUSIVE: The newly crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2015 Vanessa Tevi Kumares has already started to make a name for herself.

The Star's assistant editor earns JPJ recognition for providing road safety feedback

SHAH ALAM: Meng Yew Choong, an assistant editor with The Star, has been presented a certificate of appreciation for providing regular feedback on road safety to the Road Transport Department (JPJ).

Football - Chelsea v Manchester United - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 18/4/15
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta in action with Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj
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Chelsea open up 10-point lead with gritty United win

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard struck late in the first half to secure a 1-0 home win over Manchester United and open a 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Saturday.

Glare of the spotlight

The reality is that politicians, as public figures, can no longer ask for privacy. After all, no one asked them to be politicians and they cannot cherry-pick their choice of publicity.

Legacy seat at stake

Another ‘lawan tetap lawan’ fight lies ahead in Permatang Pauh. But the difference this time around is that voters are tired, fed-up and disillusioned with politics and politicians.

Get them young: 1 Jakim is going down to the mosques, schools and universities to spread the truth on IS and jihad. 2 Jakim wants to fight IS on its turf as in this hashtag campaign it has launched for university students, Mahasiswa Islam Tolak Keganasan.

Winning the young hearts and minds

With the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) in the offing to deal with terrorism, namely the growing threat of the militant IS, it is time to tackle the battle at the ideological front.

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Iraq's vice-Chairman of the Revolution Command Council, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, salutes in Mosul, Iraq in an undated file photo.  REUTERS/stringer/files

Iraqi Shi'ite militia says DNA tests prove Saddam aide dead

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi Shi'ite militia group said on Sunday it had conducted DNA tests to prove the death of Ezzat al-Douri, former right-hand man to the late president Saddam Hussein, who after the 2003 U.S. invasion was ranked by Washington as the sixth most-wanted Iraqi.

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Football - Manchester City v West Ham United - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 19/4/15
Sergio Aguero scores the second goal for Manchester City
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Man City close on United after West Ham stroll

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City ended a difficult week on a high and climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbours Manchester United thanks to a comfortable 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday.

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