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‘Avoid driving to see KL GP’

Hunt for arms trafficking ring

Money changers not stocking on currency due to high rate

25 rescued from leaking boat


Federal Highway BRT proposal sparks debate

Slow-going: Motorists plying the Federal Highway would welcome a solution to end traffic congestion.

PETALING JAYA: A healthy debate has been sparked among experts, builders and motorists with the news that a Bus Rapid Transit system will be built along the Federal Highway to end road congestion.

Fleeing robbers shot dead

SUBANG JAYA: A high-speed chase by police ended with two robbers being shot dead 15 minutes after they robbed a woman in Taman Puchong Prima.


Australia: Wing part may be confirmed as from MH370 this week

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia on Wednesday said official word on whether a washed-up plane part is from flight MH370 is expected this week, while reiterating it will continue hunting for the main debris field in the southern Indian Ocean.

Two trains derail in India, casualties feared

MUMBAI (AFP) - Rescue teams were searching for passengers after two trains derailed within minutes of each other while crossing a bridge in central India, local media reported Wednesday.


India floods derail trains, killing 21 people, as focus turns to safety

Police and members of the rescue operation stand at the site of a train derailment near Harda, Madhya Pradesh, in this handout provided by ANI on August 5, 2015. . REUTERS/ANI/Handout via Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two express trains derailed into a river in central India overnight after flood water weakened the tracks, killing 21 people, state officials said on Wednesday, reigniting criticism about lack of safety on the world's fourth-largest rail network.

Turkey says coalition to launch 'comprehensive battle' on Islamic State

Turkish soldiers and an army tank take position at the new site of the Suleyman Shah tomb near the northern Syrian village of Esme, on the Syrian-Turkish border February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. aircraft and drones are arriving in Turkish air bases and a comprehensive battle against Islamic State militants will be launched soon, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.


On the right track

Game on: Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (in blue shirts) conducting an English language camp at SMK Kepong Baru, Kuala Lumpur. -- AZMAN GHANI / The Star

With improvements evident in several key areas, the nation’s education system is heading in the right direction.


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