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World 27 Nov 2014 | 12:40 AM

Turkey bans reporting on corruption investigation of ex-ministers

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court has banned media from reporting on a parliamentary investigation into corruption allegations against four ex-ministers, a move the opposition says amounts to protecting thieves.

Nation 30 Nov 2014 | 1:53 PM

Najib: No ulterior motive to retain Sedition Act

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to retain the Sedition Act 1948 has nothing to do with keeping Barisan Nasional in power, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Sunday.

Nation 06 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Suhakam regrets Government’s decision to retain sedition law

PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is in favour of a National Harmony Act to replace the Sedition Act.

World 12 Dec 2014 | 6:25 PM

In Hong Kong, China likely to use pressure, intimidation to ward off more protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) - As the dust settles on Hong Kong's pro-democracy 'Occupy' protests, China is likely to embark on a sweeping but covert campaign across the territory's judiciary, media and universities to ensure there is no recurrence, activists and politicians say.

World 04 Dec 2014 | 9:00 PM

Insight - While diplomats fret, Burkina backs military to drive reform agenda

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - When Colonel Isaac Zida swapped his military fatigues for a blue suit to chair his first cabinet meeting as prime minister of Burkina Faso, his intended audience may have been the West and its African allies.

Nation 13 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Mixed feelings over likely Permatang Pauh by-election

BUKIT MERTAJAM: While some Permatang Pauh residents are looking forward to a likely by-election, others have mixed feelings about the polls – the third for the constituency in the last seven years.

Nation 12 Feb 2015 | 10:56 PM

Nik Aziz - Tok Guru to all

PETALING JAYA: In the 23 years he helmed the Kelantan state government, Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat never moved into the official house, reflecting the humble lifestyle of the man fondly known as Tok Guru.

AseanPlus News 03 Feb 2015 | 12:39 PM

Bangkok blast: Suspects caught on camera

BANGKOK: Police are trying to identify two men seen in a security-camera footage outside Siam Paragon shortly before two pipe bombs exploded there Sunday night.

World 03 Feb 2015 | 8:30 AM

'Mujahideen' talks in Iran cited in Canada train terrorism trial

TORONTO (Reuters) - Two men charged with plotting to derail a train travelling from New York to Toronto had their plans foiled by an undercover police officer who convinced them he could help pull off the attack, jurors heard at the opening of their trial on Monday.

Nation 08 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Expert: TPPA is good – for Malaysian consumers especially

KUALA LUMPUR: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement will benefit Malaysia as it will open up the right economy here, says a globally renowned expert on international trade.