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Seized items: Jalaluddin (second 
from right) showing the exhibits during the press conference 
in Kota Kinabalu.
Accused of abuse: Noor Faezah being led down a police vehicle to be taken to the Butterworth Magistrate's Court in Penang.

Woman charged with supporting IS militants

Two killed linked to robberies

RM139,000 for maid who was abused

Babysitter in the dock over abuse charge


Malaysian sub fires first shot

KUALA LUMPUR: The KD Tun Abdul Razak submarine fired its first ever torpedo in the South China Sea during a training exercise to demonstrate the capabilities of the vessel.

Tribunal resolves issue involving Malaysia-Singapore joint venture company

PETALING JAYA: An international arbitral tribunal has decided that the Malaysia-Singapore joint venture company, M+S Pte Ltd, need not pay a development charge on the three parcels of former KTM Bhd land in the island republic.


Philippines' rare dwarf buffalo charges against extinction

A captive dwarf buffalo or tamaraw nicknamed Kali, pictured at the tamaraw gene pool farm in Manoot on the central Philippine island of Mindoro on April 23, 2007.-AFP

Manila (AFP) - The population of the Philippines' dwarf buffalo, one of the world's rarest animals, has grown to its largest since efforts to save them from extinction began, conservationists said Friday.

Suu Kyi may become president Myanmar parliament to consider amending constitution

Unprecedented meeting: Thein Sein shaking hands with Suu Kyi prior to their meeting at the president's office in Naypyidaw. - AFP

NAYPYIDAW (Myanmar): Myanmar’s parliament will consider amending the country’s constitution – which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president – ahead of crucial elections next year, an official said.


Nigeria's purported Boko Haram leader says has 'married off' girls

Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7, sits beside her at her home in Maiduguri May 21, 2014. Rose was abducted along with more than 200 of her classmates on April 14 by Boko Haram militants from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno state. REUTERS/Joe Penney

ABUJA (Reuters) - A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said more than 200 girls kidnapped by the group six months ago had been "married off" to its fighters, contradicting Nigerian government claims they would soon be freed.

Soldiers vie for power after Burkina Faso president quits

Anti-government protesters gather in the Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, October 31, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Military factions vying for power in Burkina Faso after the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore met for talks on Saturday after an officer in the presidential guard said he was ousting the army chief of staff as leader of the transition.


Vandalism a perennial problem

PPR Pinggiran Bukit Jalil  is the only area with 800 vacant units.

ESCALATING property prices in the city do not affect the 60,000 households who continue to enjoy living in the city for a nominal RM124 rental per month, thanks to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).


Tall stories

Starting young: Six-year-old Foo Jian Wein is a natural storyteller.

WAVING a plastic wand in one hand onstage, Taarani Mahadeva started narrating what seemed to be a regular fairy tale about a little girl with a magic wand.


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