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4:22 PM

PSG bask in glory of season-defining win over Barca

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain may have been unbeaten in nine games and were fully expected to advance but their Champions League clash against Barcelona on Tuesday was already billed as an early season make-or-break encounter.

4:11 PM

Malaysian mother in Sweden child abuse case returns home

SEPANG: It was a quiet welcome for the Malaysian mother who was embroiled in a child abuse case in Sweden as she returned home to Malaysia on Wednesday.

4:08 PM

Home Ministry to work with FBI to combat extremism

WASHINGTON: The Home Ministry will work closely with the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to combat radical extremist ideology, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

4:07 PM

Gyan says he was racially abused in AFC Champions League semi

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan has accused Al Hilal's Romanian midfielder Mihai Pintilii of racially abusing him during their AFC Champions League semi-final second leg clash on Tuesday.

4:03 PM

US authorities charge four men with stealing Xbox, Army tech

Four members of an alleged computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than US$100mil (RM328.13mil) worth of software and data — used to train military pilots and related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox gaming console — the US Justice Department said Tuesday.

4:02 PM

Hulk tells of 'monkey chants' in Russian league game

MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has claimed he was the victim of racial abuse from visiting Spartak Moscow fans on Saturday, the second such incident to rock the Russian Premier League in a week.

4:00 PM

France defies EU partners with 'no austerity' budget

PARIS (Reuters) - France laid down the gauntlet to EU partners on Wednesday with a 2015 budget setting out how it would bring its borrowing back to within EU limits two years later than promised, a retreat it blamed on a fragile economy.

3:53 PM

US orders airlines to replace cockpit displays on 1,300 Boeing airplanes

The US Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing Co airplanes to avoid interference from WiFi and cellular devices.

3:50 PM

Turkey may let foreign troops use its bases in Islamic State campaign

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey may send troops into Syria and Iraq and allow foreign soldiers to use its bases for cross-border incursions against Islamic State militants, according to a government proposal to be debated by parliament on Thursday.

3:40 PM

Some financial firms moving to back-up sites amid Hong Kong protest fears

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Some banks and other financial firms have begun moving staff to back-up premises on the outskirts of Hong Kong to prevent growing unrest in the financial hub from disrupting trading and other critical functions, two business services firms said.

3:39 PM

Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protestors: security firm

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a computer virus that spies on Apple Inc's iOS operating system for the iPhone and iPad, and they believe it is targeting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

3:25 PM

Syria-linked militants release Lebanese soldier - sources, media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist militants have released a Lebanese soldier they seized last month from a town at the border with Syria where they have clashed with the Lebanese army, security sources and state media said on Wednesday.

3:18 PM

Azmin announces Selangor exco portfolios

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali announced the portfolios for himself and his 10 state executive councillors, Wednesday.

3:15 PM

Thai junta approves $3 billion stimulus to spur growth - PM

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's military government has approved stimulus measures worth more than 100 billion baht (1.85 billion pounds) to boost the country's stuttering economy, the prime minister said on Wednesday.

3:01 PM

Cops arrest eight in connection with spate of robberies

SHAH ALAM: Police have solved at least eight robbery cases with the arrest of eight suspects, including two women and two Indonesian men, at three separate locations last Thursday.

2:57 PM

Training, not birthplace, makes you win - Jamal

INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Ethiopian-born Maryam Yusuf Jamal thanked Bahrain for giving her the chance to earn a living from athletics on Wednesday and told Reuters that her Asian Games 1,500 metres gold medal was down to intensive training, not which country she originated from.

2:51 PM

‘Intensive treatment’ needed to tackle widening income gap, says Perak Sultan

KUALA LUMPUR: More Malaysians will be exposed to a culture of petty corruption if the questions of widening income gaps and uneven distribution of wealth are not addressed, said Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah.

2:45 PM

In attack by al Qaeda, lines blur between Pakistan's military, militants

KARACHI Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Months after Owais Jakhrani was sacked from the Pakistan navy for radical Islamist views, he led an audacious mission to take over a warship and turn its guns on a U.S. naval vessel in the open seas.

2:36 PM

Student, two soldiers killed in road accident

KOTA BARU: A student and two soldiers were killed in a road accident involving two cars in Machang early Wednesday, police said.

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