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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

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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.

Regional

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.

World

Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry accident

Family members of missing passengers who were on South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at the sea off Jindo, wait for news of their family from a rescue team, at a gym in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Rescuers fought rising winds and waves on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago.

Three separatists dead in shooting in Mariupol - Ukrainian minister

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's interior minister said on Thursday that three pro-Russian separatists were killed in shooting that broke out overnight in the town of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov.

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