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On the catwalk: Models presenting creations from various designers at the Malaysia Fashion Week's grand gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur.
Crowd favourite: Dr Sheikh Muszaphar signing autographs for the students during the 'UKM in Space' programme at the UKM campus in Bangi.

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100 models open Malaysia Fashion Week

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Nation

Party to mobilise members to demand freedom for Anwar in sodomy case

PETALING JAYA: PKR has summoned its branches nationwide to mobilise hundreds of busload of supporters to the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya next week to demand freedom for their leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

Dr M: Acquiring other languages does not make one less Malaysian

BANGI: Acquiring knowledge through other languages, including English, does not make one less Malaysian or Malay, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Regional

Pakistan's Malala receives US Liberty Medal

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yosafzai speaks at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia on October 21, 2014. - AFP

PHILADELPHIA: Malala Yousafzai, the child rights activist and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the Liberty Medal Tuesday and pledged her $100,000 award to education in her homeland Pakistan.

Freed Vietnam dissident heads to US

WASHINGTON, Oct 21, 2014 (AFP) - Vietnam has freed a leading dissident whose case was raised by US President Barack Obama, and he was due to arrive late Tuesday in the United States, an American official said.

World

Factbox - Attacks on Canadian government buildings or politicians

(Reuters) - Canada's capital Ottawa was shaken on Wednesday by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building. The gunman in the parliament building was shot dead.

Lax security in focus after attack at Canada's parliament

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Security in Canada's capital came under criticism on Wednesday after a gunman was able to run through the unlocked front door of the main parliament building, and get close to Prime Minister Stephen Harper before being taken down in a flurry of gunfire. The gunman had first shot and killed a soldier at the nearby National War Memorial in central Ottawa before running into the parliament building, according to media reports, though Canadian police said they could not immediately confirm that the two shootings were carried out by the same assailant.

Community

Kolam designer extraordinaire

RICE art is the rice bowl for full-time kolam artist Ruben Prakash. Completing a magnificent 18.3m kolam at Mid Valley Megamall for Deepavali this year, the 28-year-old artist explained that the festive season was especially important for his thriving career.

Environment

Education

When a smile says a lot

Flashing a smile is perhaps the best way to break the ice or relieve stress, even if there are some social norms and practices that prevent us from doing so.

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