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World 10 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

For U.S., Asian role key on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States expects backing from China, South Korea and Japan in a push for new sanctions after North Korea tested a nuclear weapon, but it is unclear whether the three key Asian states will go as far on penalties as Washington might think necessary.

World 11 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Israelis charged with "neo-Nazi" assault

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Eight Israelis accused of belonging to a neo-Nazi cell that attacked religious Jews and painted swastikas in synagogues were charged on Tuesday on counts including aggravated assault and weapon possession.

Letters 12 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

People too must be responsible for their security

WHEN it comes to fighting crime, policemen will always find themselves in a no-win situation. No matter how hard they work in battling criminals, people will never be satisfied.

World 20 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Israel frees scores of Palestinian prisoners

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Israel freed more than 250 Palestinian prisoners on Friday as part of a U.S.-backed deal to bolster Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after Hamas Islamists took over the Gaza Strip last month.

World 06 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

South Africa airliner aborts flight due "verbal threat"

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A South African airliner aborted a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg on Friday after a

Letters 15 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Give juveniles a second chance

A letter from PHILIPP C.K. GAN, Petaling Jaya

Letters 15 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Death of a president

JAKARTA: During periods of mourning, we are always reminded of 'God's will', though we are often left with the question of whether the death was preventable.

Community 10 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Committee wants more bite

The Condominium,Apartments and HighriseCommittee (CAHC) isputting together a workingpaper to get moreresidents in the FederalTerritory to join thecommittee to help tacklehousing woes.

World 22 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

North Korea nuclear talks end with no deal

BEIJING (Reuters) - Negotiations aimed at coaxing North Korea to scrap its nuclear weapons ended without progress on Friday, with Washington and Pyongyang blaming each other for betraying expectations and no date set for fresh talks.

Education 22 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Coming into her own

Shy and timid Has, who used to study by candlelight in an orang asli hut, has grown into a coolly confident model student who knows where she is going and what she wants.