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Having a kick: Muhammad Azim scoring a penalty against a QPR College Academy trainer at the QPR football clinic.
Team effortPutrajaya Holdings Marketing and Sales Department’s head Sabariah Ramli (fourth from left) and her team coming after a successful interview session at the second day of the fair.

Little footie fans play with the big leagues

Participants animated by scholarship programme

Camerons crackdown continues

‘Property good to buy even after GST’

Nation

The taming of Nazri

Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz sticking tourism hunt 2013 sticker to a car at the soft launch of Malaysia Tourisy Hunt 2013 in  Kuala Lumpur on Sept. 9,2013. Rohaizat/Star.

Having a fun and happy job keeps Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz from becoming a controversial figure these days.

Gallery: The week in pictures

Here are some pictures of events that took place in the past week, courtesy of EPA, AFP and Reuters.

Regional

Director Lou Ye’s ‘Blind Massage’ sweeps Chinese ‘Oscars’

Chinese director Lou Ye holds his trophy after winning the Best Feature Film at the 51th Golden Horse Film Awards in Taipei, on November 22, 2014. - AFP

Chinese director Lou Ye’s drama starring blind amateur actors as massage therapists scooped top honours at the Golden Horse Film Awards in Taiwan on Saturday, touted as the Chinese-language “Oscars”.

6.2 quake hits central Japan, flattens houses

Japan Meteorological Agency officer Yohei Hsegawa speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on November 23, 2014. A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan on November 22, US Geological Survey said with media reporting 15 people were briefly trapped under collapsed houses. - AFP

TOKYO, Nov 22, 2014 (AFP) - A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan late Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, causing houses to collapse and injuring at least 20 people, three seriously.

World

Multi-national crew blasts off for space station

The Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of Anton Shkaplerov of Russia, Terry Virts of the U.S. and Samantha Cristoforetti of Italy blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome November 24, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy’s first female astronaut.

Iran and powers set to extend nuclear talks if final push fails

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L), Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) and EU envoy Catherine Ashton pose for photographers before a meeting in Vienna November 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers looked set to miss Monday's deadline for resolving a 12-year stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions and are already looking at a possible extension of the negotiations.

Community

Education

Of education and ethics

Shutterbugs at work: Visitors snapping away to get the best shot of the male panda, Xing Xing at Zoo Negara. – File photo

What good is a degree if young graduates choose to ignore their responsibilities and values soon after they move up the career ladder?

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