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Karpal Singh
1940 - 2014

Court rejects actress' bid to strike out defamation suit

'Search efforts won't be scaled down'

Four more sea turtles found killed


Najib in Turkey to boost trade ties

ANKARA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here last night to start a two-day bilateral visit that will culminate with the signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between Malaysia and Turkey.

Soldier: We killed a man during op

KOTA KINABALU: Intruders kept out of sight for nearly three weeks after a shootout with security forces in Tanduo last year but soldiers managed to track down some of them in a neighbouring village.


India goes to polls in biggest voting day

NEW DELHI, April 16, 2014 (AFP) - India hosts its biggest day of voting Thursday in its marathon election, with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty battling to save the ruling Congress party from defeat to opposition Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi.

Mini-sub completes first full mission in hunt for Malaysian jet

PERTH, Australia, April 17, 2014 (AFP) - A mini-submarine hunting for wreckage of a missing Malaysian airliner has completed its first full mission at the third attempt, officials said Thursday, as seabed data it retrieved was being analysed.


China releases blogger on bail, jails another amid rumour crackdown

Chinese-American venture capitalist Charles Xue, widely known as Xue Manzi, attends a meeting at the 2012 Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing in this May 10, 2012 picture. REUTERS/Stringer

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese-American venture capitalist known for his controversial blogs has been released on bail after nearly eight months in detention because of a "serious illness", Beijing police said amid a crackdown on online dissent.

Dengue outbreak at Australian detention centre sparks fresh concerns

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups and the United Nations.




  1. Police: Karpal died on the spot from impact of crash
  2. Karpal dies: Highly emotional family members arrive at Kampar hospital mortuary
  3. Shocked Malaysians pay Twitter tribute to Karpal Singh
  4. Karpal Singh dies in car accident
  5. Four more sea turtles found killed
  6. Johor man first person in Asia to succumb to MERS
  7. High time for the leaders to act
  8. India's highest court recognises transgenders as 'third gender'
  9. MH370 search: Remark on solving mystery in one second illogical, says Najib
  10. Crane falls off 11-storey building, killing operator