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World 04 Jun 2019 | 2:56 PM

Senegal's opposition calls for inquiry on BP gas deal

DAKAR (Reuters) - A group of opposition politicians in Senegal called on Monday for an investigation of the history of two major offshore gas blocks run by BP after a report alleging fraud involving President Macky Sall's brother Aliou Sall.

TECH 04 Jun 2019 | 1:36 PM

Apple CEO says US scrutiny ‘fair’, but rejects idea company is a monopoly

Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power.

World 04 Jun 2019 | 8:33 AM

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry.

TECH 04 Jun 2019 | 7:36 AM

Chinese gamers threaten keyboard maker Cherry with boycott after storm over giveaway aimed at ‘men only’

German company apologises and promises to investigate bad-tempered online exchanges with followers after promotion goes off the rails.

Nation 04 Jun 2019 | 6:14 AM

Sabah's think tank chief Sipaun says CEO not sacked, just not confirmed

KOTA KINABALU: The simmering tension between two top officials in the Sabah government’s think tank came to a head with the sacking of the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) chief executive officer Datuk Dr Johan Ariffin Samad.

Business 04 Jun 2019 | 6:10 AM

Australia central bank cuts rates to record lows as growth sags

SYDNEY: Australia's central bank cut its cash rate by 25 basis points to a record low 1.25% on Tuesday in what could be the first in a series of stimulus measures amid growing calls for policymakers to revive the country's slowing economy.

TV 04 Jun 2019 | 6:00 AM

Fikry Ibrahim looks forward to an unforgettable Raya

Going back to Jitra, Kedah has become second nature to Fikry Ibrahim, seeing that the actor regularly travels back and forth between Kuala Lumpur and Kedah.

World 04 Jun 2019 | 2:20 AM

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after Washington suggested it could hold talks without pre-conditions if Iran changed its behaviour.

Business 04 Jun 2019 | 1:28 AM

Quiet start for Bursa ahead of Hari Raya holidays

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia got off to a quiet start on Tuesday in thin trade with market closing at midday and ahead of a two-day break for the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations.

World 04 Jun 2019 | 12:57 AM

Factbox: Canadian report on murdered, missing indigenous women

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A special commission tasked with investigating murdered and missing indigenous women in Canada released its final 1,200-page report on Monday.