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World 16 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM

Mexico vigilante leader wants cartel bosses dead, not captured

LA RUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - A vigilante leader in a Mexican state torn by violence said on Wednesday it would be better to kill the heads of the region's dominant drug cartel than arrest them, and rejected a government order to disarm.

World 14 Jan 2014 | 2:15 PM

U.S. was slow to lose patience as South Sudan unraveled

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - It was a bad start for the U.S. president and the leader of the world's newest country.

One Mans Meat 30 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

Danger in the Deep South

You can dismiss border towns like Danok as a safe alternative to Haadyai as Thai insurgents are bombing towns outside their comfort zones.

World 20 Dec 2013 | 10:10 PM

Riek Machar: South Sudan's divisive pretender for power

(Reuters) - On a trip to New York last year, South Sudan's then Vice-President Riek Machar dismissed fears of a military coup in his newborn country, saying such a move would be "unwise".

World 28 Oct 2013 | 5:55 PM

Indonesia politician grabs new headlines by banning monkey business

JAKARTA (Reuters) - On the congested streets of Indonesia's capital, chained monkeys are a surreal sideshow. Some ride tiny bicycles wearing baby doll masks or shake people's hands for small change.

Nation 21 Oct 2013 | 12:16 PM

From engineer to cow-boy

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A young businessman takes an unusual leap of faith.

Community 13 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Concern over licence to kill

I AM living in fear that I may become a victim of crime at any time.

Nation 12 Oct 2013 | 1:46 PM

Karpal Singh urges King not to agree to PCA

GEORGE TOWN: DAP national chairman Karpal Singh has urged the King not to give his assent to the Prevention Of Crime Bill which was passed in Parliament.

Community 07 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Siniawan then and now

JUST 25.6km out of Kuching along the old road to Bau is a little bazaar reminiscent of a typical American “Wild West” cowboy town, with a single street where the inhabitants laze about along the corridors, and gun-slingers turned up for a showdown every now and then.

Nation 11 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Young employees: Don't restrict social media

KUALA LUMPUR: Young civil servants have debunked a warning by the public services department (PSD) that stern action will be taken against employees who make online criticisms against the Government.