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Remand order for seven suspects in tahfiz fire extended by a week

The lawyer representing the seven youths who have been detained in connection with the fire with occurred at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz school said their remand has been extended until Sept 29.

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A North Korea nuclear test over the Pacific? Logical, terrifying

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - Detonating a nuclear-tipped missile over the Pacific Ocean would be a logical final step by North Korea to prove the success of its weapons programme but would be extremely provocative and carry huge risks, arms control experts said on Friday.

Remand order for seven suspects in tahfiz fire extended by a week

KUALA LUMPUR: The remand order for the seven youths suspected of involvement in the arson attack which killed 23 students and teachers of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz has been extended for seven days.

Thousands evacuated as volcano rumbles on Indonesian holiday spot Bali

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said on Friday, as seismic tremors rattled some areas and smoke rose above one of the world's most popular tourist spots.

PM: Tahfiz schools must comply with safety recommendations or face shut down

KUALA LUMPUR: Tahfiz schools that fail to comply with fire safety recommendations within a certain time frame will be shut down, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Breakfast briefing: Friday, September 22 (Update)

Breakfast briefing: Friday, September 22

In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries

SEOUL (Reuters) - Soon after North Korea tested its sixth and largest nuclear bomb earlier this month, You Jae-youn, a 32-year-old South Korean office worker, swiftly put the news behind her to focus on more immediate worries.

North Korea's Kim says will make 'deranged' Trump pay dearly for U.N. speech

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said on Friday the North will consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the United States in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the North.

Spooked by Catalonia, EU rallies behind Madrid, but warily

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Spain's EU partners fear a mounting crisis over Catalans' latest push for independence, and their public support for Mariano Rajoy belies some disquiet that the conservative prime minister's hardline tactics might backfire.

Hack of Wall St regulator rattles investors, lawmakers

WASHINGTON: Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider trading.

The SEC said on Wednesday evening it discovered last month that cyber criminals may have used a hack detected in 2016 to make illicit trades. - Reuters pic