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Time to grieve: Hishammuddin speaking after a media briefing at Mindef in 
Kuala Lumpur as Liow and Rohani look on. - RAJA FAISAL HISHAN / The Star.
Star-studded event: Najib at the 1MYIKON television programme launch with (from left) Choo, Fernandes, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, Chin, Samy Vellu (partially hidden), Azalina and Yusof.
All smiles: Hamzah (third from left), Kho (third from right) and Wong (fourth from right) posing with a Doraemon mascot at the press conference at Wisma Matta in Kuala Lumpur.
Hello there: Abdul Azeez (front row, second from left) sharing a light moment with a child during his visit to Gaza. — Bernama

Simple and dignified farewell

Wanted — more role models

MATTA adds carnival spirit to upcoming three-day fair

Saving wounded Gaza kids


Man charged with killing Britons

In the dock: Zulkipli being escorted at the court in Kuching.

KUCHING: A 23-year-old fishmonger has been charged in a magistrate’s court here with the murder of two British medical students who were here on work placement.

Two soldiers dead after military vehicle overturns

Upside down: Firemen working at 
the scene of the accident 
at Labuk Bay, Jalan Sungai Tiram in Sandakan.

KOTA KINABALU: Two soldiers were killed when a mechanised infantry assault vehicle (MIV) they were travelling in overturned in Sandakan.


Fukushima exports to resume

TOKYO: Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said Tuesday.

Green power blooms in Japan

Visual appeal: Segawa showing a prototype model of an organic solar power cell at his laboratory in Tokyo. - AFP

TOKYO: A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good.


Obama says beheading "shocked the conscience" of the world

A masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaks next to man purported to be U.S. journalist James Foley at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV

BAGHDAD/EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants "shocked the conscience of the entire world" and he vowed the United States would do what it must to protect its citizens.

Separatists shoot down Ukrainian SU-25 fighter plane - military

KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 single-seat fighter jet in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a military spokesman said.


Leachate polluting river

Dirty discharge: Leachate discharge from the waste transfer station flowing into Sungai Batu which is just a stone's throw away from the plant.

OPPONENTS of the proposed incinerator in Kepong have questioned whether the authorities are capable of managing the high-tech facility once it is built.



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