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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

Nation

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.

Regional

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.

World

Don't treat divorced Catholics as outcasts, Pope tells priests

Faithful react as Pope Francis arrives to lead his weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican City, August 5, 2015. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis told priests on Wednesday to be more merciful to Catholics who have divorced and remarried outside the Church, saying they should not be treated as if they had been excommunicated.

Russia's Lavrov criticises Obama over missile shield plans

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (L) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talk before a trilateral meeting in Doha, Qatar August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign minister said on Wednesday U.S. President Barack Obama appeared not to have told the truth in 2009 comments about the need for a planned missile shield in Europe should a nuclear deal be reached with Iran.

Education

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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