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Terror suspects: Counter Terrorism Division officers detaining the two Iraqi men at a shopping mall along Jalan Ampang.
STRATEGIC PROMOTION: MHTC CEO Sherene Azura Ali and PHAM president Datuk Dr Jacob Thomas looking for unique niche areas for Malaysia’s private hospitals to promote.
Going green: Lights all around Kuala Lumpur were switched off in support of Earth Hour. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS / The Star
Safe and sound: The teen reuniting with her mother.

Plan to attack embassies foiled

A booster in health tourism

Lights out for a good cause

‘Mummy, I don’t want Deddy anymore’

Nation

Visa centres in Nanning and Xi’an to woo back Chinese tourists

Close ties: Najib and Xi during a two-way meeting in conjunction with the Boao Forum for Asia. Ong is on Najib’s right. — Bernama.

BOAO (China): Visa processing centres will be set up in Nanning and Xi’an to boost tourist arrival from the country after their numbers to Malaysia plunged last year.

Tourist crushed by bus

Sudden tragedy: Members of the Taiwan tour group consoling Teng’s relatives.

PETALING JAYA: A Taiwanese tourist was crushed after a bus rolled backwards at the slope of a hotel lobby and hit him.

Regional

Singapore honours Lee with grand state funeral

SINGAPORE (AFP) - Thousands of people braved heavy rains Sunday to line major streets in Singapore for a final farewell to founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, who will receive a rare 21-gun salute before a state funeral attended by world dignitaries.

India honours LKY with day of mourning

SINGAPORE: India is honouring Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew by designating tomorrow as a day of national mourning.

World

French local election runoff tests far-right strength

France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen gestures as she speaks during a political rally as part of the campaign for the second round in the French local elections in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, March 25, 2015.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

PARIS (Reuters) - Voting started in France on Sunday to elect thousands of local councillors in a test of the far-right National Front's growing hold on grassroots politics.

Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared - Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.

Education

Looking through the gap

The emerging trend of taking a year - or more! - off before going on to college or university can be an amazing adventure, as these “gappers” can attest to.

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