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In-coming: Troops observing as a hovercraft makes it way to shore in the exercise on amphibious assault and landing.
On a roll: The Star Radio Group team making a pit stop in Putrajaya as part of their nationwide tour.
Angry men: Football fans reacting after the match at Sarawak Stadium.

US Marines and M’sian forces hold war games

Star Radio Group goes on tour to thank listeners

A joyous Merdeka celebration

Five held for rioting in Sarawak

Nation

Malaysians flock to Dataran Merdeka to catch vibrant parade

Here they come: Members of the public watching the parade along Jalan Raja near Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur. 
- RAJA FAISAL HISHAN / The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Back when Mohd Salleh Zakaria was in school, he was one of those National Day parade participants who would excitedly wave the mini Jalur Gemilang.

Two killed in racing sports cars mishap

JOHOR BARU: An early morning accident involving two Mitsubishi Evo cars which were believed to be racing along the North-South Expressway heading towards Johor Baru after the Merdeka countdown has left two people dead.

Regional

Car bomb found at Philippines' main airport

Four people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila's international airport, authorities said Monday.

Knifeman kills 3 children in China school attack

A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Monday, reports said, in the country's latest attack against youngsters.

World

Russia, Ukraine agree on gas talks on September 6, await EU decision

US KHATYN Russia (Reuters) - Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that Moscow and Kiev have agreed to hold a new round of talks to resolve a gas crisis on Sept. 6.

Japan to seek return of all its citizens held by North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is determined to secure the return of all its citizens abducted by North Korea, a cabinet minister said on Monday, warning Pyongyang to take seriously its promise to report fully on the emotive issue.

Community

Cultivated land taken

Pressing request: Some of the farmers from Tapah who handed over a memorandum to Dr Zambry after land titles of the area they have been rearing fish and growing fruits and vegetables for nearly 40 years were given to outsiders. With them is Saras (third left).

AFTER nearly 40 years of cultivating a piece of land in Tapah, ten farmers and their families are facing eviction after land titles were issued to several outside individuals to turn the area into an oil palm plantation.

Environment

Education

Hands-on holiday

A programme for overseas students at a British varsity brought about positive outcomes for Malaysian undergraduates in the fields of business, culture, the environment and volunteerism.

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  1. UM lecturer Azmi Sharom faces sedition charge
  2. A joyous Merdeka celebration
  3. Cops arrest 156 voluntary patrol members after state-level Merdeka procession
  4. Two youths killed in crash while racing in their Evo
  5. They acted like gangsters, IGP Khalid says of PPS
  6. World champion still a dream for Chong Wei
  7. Proton offers sneak peek of new compact car
  8. Cops swoop in to arrest PPS members after Penang Merdeka parade
  9. 57 years of Malaysia
  10. Riot erupts after Sarawak-Perak football match in Kuching

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