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Nation 27 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Bid for emergency motion shot down

ATTEMPTS by an Opposition lawmaker to table an emergency motion to strongly condemn several countries allegedly spying on Malaysia was rejected by Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia.

Community 27 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Chong suspended for refusing to withdraw remark

IN what could be the first for the Assembly, a member of the House has been suspended for a length of time that is to the Speaker’s discretion.

World 26 Nov 2013 | 9:20 PM

Egypt investigates disappearance of author critical of Islam

CAIRO (Reuters) - Police in Cairo are investigating the disappearance of an Egyptian-born German author and critic of Islam, security sources said on Tuesday, months after a cleric declared him an infidel and called for his death.

World 26 Nov 2013 | 5:46 PM

Iran agrees to supply Indonesia with oil technology, services

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has signed an initial agreement to supply oil sector technology and engineering services to Indonesia, less than two days after inking a key nuclear deal with the West, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said on Tuesday.

World 26 Nov 2013 | 10:59 AM

Call to restore food funding programme for poor and elderly Americans

PETALING JAYA: The Republican-led House of of Representatives has cut US$40bil (RM128bil) off the country’s food stamp budget that put 3.8 million poor American children and the elderly at risk of going hungry next year.

Lifestyle 26 Nov 2013 | 10:50 AM

French rail commuters get English skills back on track

English lessons on board train are a time-saver.

Community 26 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Activists hand memo to reps of PM and mayor

A GROUP of protesters from the Kuala Lumpur Tak Nak Incenerator were left disappointed after their efforts to meet the Prime Minister and the Kuala Lumpur mayor to hand over their memorandum was unfruitful.

Nation 26 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Parliament: Motion to debate student's relocation rejected

AN OPPOSITION member’s emergency motion to discuss the relocation order of students of the St Thomas primary and secondary schools in Kuantan was rejected.

World 25 Nov 2013 | 11:55 PM

Tunisia stumbles to democracy in a troubled neighbourhood

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia offers perhaps the last hope for Arab Spring democracy; only in the small nation that inspired revolts from Cairo to Tripoli has the negotiating table won out over the gun, so far.

Other Sport 25 Nov 2013 | 10:27 PM

Paralympics boosts profile of disabled but no panacea

LONDON (Reuters) - Walking with Paralympic Gold Medallist Tim Prendergast along one of London's busiest streets, 'disability' is not the first word that springs to mind.