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Cops arrest DAP division leader over alleged WhatsApp threat to Jerantut OCPD

PETALING JAYA: Police have arrested a Pahang DAP division leader over a threatening message via WhatsApp to the Jerantut OCPD.

Kremlin waiting for U.S. decision on Putin-Trump meeting - Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Sunday it hopes a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump takes place, but that it has not received a definitive decision from Washington on the matter, Interfax news agency reported.

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a video sting brought down the leader of the far-right junior partners in the ruling coalition.

Iran is not pursuing war - Iran revolutionary guards chief

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran is not pursuing war, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Fars news agency.

Wee: Two mosque projects in Ayer Hitam to go on with reduced budget

PETALING JAYA: Two mosques in Ayer Hitam – allowed to go ahead after they were shelved following the general election last year – will be completed in 2021, says Ayer Hitam MP Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

Self-driving tech attracts investors, but Uber still relies on its drivers

Former Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick once blamed the high cost of each ride on the "other dude in the car" – the driver.

Ride-hailing drivers picketing on May 8, 2019, near Los Angeles International Airport demanding higher wages. Should self-driving vehicles flood the streets, Uber now believes it may always need some humans behind the wheel to help meet demand. — Los Angeles Times/TNS

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength'

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a senior official said on Sunday.

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE.

Newsmaker - Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself.

Syrian state media - projectiles fired from Israeli territory

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian air defences targeted projectiles fired from the direction of Israel for the second night in a row, Syrian state media said on Saturday.