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Children’s essentials flying off the shelves

PETALING JAYA: With the Goods and Services Tax beckoning, consumers who have just received their salaries are clearing most shelves at the supermarkets, especially those that are offering promotions.

‘Hottest race’ no sweat for Verstappen

Max Verstappen does not even have a drivers license but is the youngest Formula 1 driver on the track.

SEPANG: Sepang is literally the hottest race in the Formula 1 calendar and many drivers have a tough time adapting to the scorching conditions, but racer Max Verstappen (pic) tries to take it all in his stride.

Regional

Singapore reopens queue for Lee Kuan Yew mourners

Mourners pay their respects to Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew where he lies in state at Parliament House in Singapore on March 27, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23. - AFP

SINGAPORE (AFP) - The Singapore government Saturday reopened a massive queue for mourners to pay their last respects to founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew after a temporary suspension for safety reasons.

Dongguan wins top city award

Guangzhou: A “national civilised” city does not mean the city is perfect, said Xu Jianhua, Party chief of Dongguan, Guangdong province.

World

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder by Italy's top court

Amanda Knox reacts while being interviewed on the set of ABC's "Good Morning America" in New York January 31, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

ROME/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Italy's top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a decade of courtroom drama.

Iran, powers close in on 2-3 page nuclear deal; success uncertain -officials

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (C) walks with others after a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry and other US officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 27, 2015 in Lausanne, Switzerland. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

LAUSANNE, Switzerland/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran and major powers are close to agreement on a 2- or 3-page accord with specific numbers that would form the basis of a long-term settlement aimed at ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, officials said on Friday.

Education

US First Lady pushes for girls’ education in Cambodia

MICHELLE Obama was greeted by flag-waving schoolchildren yesterday during the first trip by a sitting First Lady of the United States (US) to Cambodia as she pushes a US-led initiative to combat a “crisis” in girls’ education.

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