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U.N. chief warns leaders of 'increasingly chaotic' world order

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned leaders on Tuesday that world order is "increasingly chaotic," trust is at breaking point and shifts in the balance of power may increase the risk of confrontation, though he did not lay blame.

Gabungan Sabah: forget Zahid's autonomy offer, Umno should leave the state

KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah opposition block is asking Umno to withdraw from Sabah and let state-based political parties handle the politics here.

Swedish PM Lofven ousted, anti-immigrant party pushing for policy role

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a no-confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats threatening to block any new government unless they are given a say in policy.

Google CEO Pichai to meet US lawmakers amid censorship allegations

Google chief executive officer Sundar Pichai said he will meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week as his company and other internet giants face increasing scrutiny from conservatives who allege that their views are being censored online.

“I look forward to meeting with members on both sides of the aisle, answering a wide range of questions, and explaining our approach,” Pichai said in a statement. — Bloomberg

Google tunes search for prescience and pictures

Google unveiled changes Sept 24 aimed at making the leading search engine more visual and intuitive to the point that it can answer questions before being asked.

Still waiting on election promises

Will the Government deliver or are rosy pledges meant to be broken anyway?

Swedish PM Lofven faces ouster on Tuesday with no clear government in waiting

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lovfen is set to lose power in a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, with no clear indication of who will replace him after an inconclusive election that saw a surge by the far right.

Economic benefits key to Turkish plans to host Euro 2024 - bid chief

(Reuters) - Turkey deserves to host the 2024 European Championship because it represents a "new frontier" that will bring great economic gains, the vice-president of the Turkish football federation said, brushing aside concerns over the country's human rights record.

Thai junta chief eyes role in politics after election

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is "interested in politics," he said on Monday, a sign that he sees a public role for himself after a general election promised next year.

Trump risks politicising antitrust with order on tech companies

President Donald Trump risks politicising antitrust enforcement and violating the First Amendment should he sign a draft executive order targeting social media companies that’s under consideration at the White House.

Trump has accused Facebook, Google and Twitter Inc of silencing conservative voices and news sources online. — Bloomberg