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World 23 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Greek, Turkish jets collide in disputed area

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek and Turkish F-16 fighters collided on Tuesday while shadowing each other over the southern Aegean, where the two NATO allies have long disputed control over airspace.

World 18 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Typhoon kills two in China; 99 fishermen missing

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A powerful typhoon slammed into south China on Thursday killing two children and forcing the evacuation of more than 630,000 people, Xinhua news agency said, while Vietnam was searching for 99 fishermen missing at sea.

Nation 17 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Nurse drowns after falling into the sea

A nurse at the Penaga Dental Clinic in Kepala Batas drowned after falling into the sea from the ledge she was sitting at Medan Renong in Padang Kota Lama here early on Tuesday.

Community 12 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Pahang ruler: Watch your students

The Sultan of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah told residential schools to put in measures to ensure the safety of students. On Monday, an unsupervised 14-year-old girl drowned after she fell into Sungai Semantan near Kampung Tanjung Lalang.

World 06 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Cruise liner on fire off SE England - coastguard

LONDON (Reuters) - A cruise liner with about 750 passengers and crew aboard was on fire off the coast of southeast England early on Saturday, a British coastguard official said.

Nation 04 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Two boys missing in forest found safe in cave

Two boys who were reported missing while they were looking for firewood in a forest in Kampung Sibulung near here on Monday, have been found safe and sound.

Nation 03 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

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Lifestyle 01 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Canine crime-fighters

The German Shepherds are what are known as crime dogs, used for stopping criminals from escaping, and also tracking.

Lifestyle 01 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

A nose for the job

In this day and age of disasters, both natural and man-made, and the threat of terrorism, dogs have become more than just man's best friend, and are increasingly important in saving lives. Search-and-rescue dogs have a crucial role in detecting human survivors as well as weapons and explosives that could potentially harm innocent people. ALLAN KOAY talks to a dog trainer, the Fire Department and the K-9 Unit of the police force, to find out more about these canine heroes.

Lifestyle 01 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Furry heroes

Dogs used for a particular type of operation will only be trained to detect one type of scent.