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World 22 Jun 2016 | 12:52 AM

Egyptian court annuls deal to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Tuesday annulled a maritime border accord with Saudi Arabia that would have seen Egypt lose control of two Red Sea islands, in a setback for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Nation 22 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Penang exco man accepts debate invite

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Works, Utilities and Transportation Committee chairman Lim Hock Seng has accepted the challenge from Gerakan secretary-general Datuk Liang Teck Meng for a debate on the proposed Penang undersea tunnel.

World 21 Jun 2016 | 7:05 PM

Exclusive - Justice Department opposes new Obama proposal on Guantanamo

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is again facing dissent from within his administration – this time from Attorney General Loretta Lynch - over his plans to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to senior administration officials.

World 21 Jun 2016 | 12:08 PM

Orlando gunman told 911 he was strapping explosive vests to hostages - transcripts

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - The Florida nightclub killer called himself an "Islamic soldier" and threatened to strap hostages into explosive vests in calls with police during the three-hour siege, according to transcripts released by the FBI on Monday.

World 21 Jun 2016 | 9:33 AM

Head of Mexico's ruling PRI steps down after electoral drubbing

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The president of Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, announced his resignation on Monday, two weeks after the party of President Enrique Pena Nieto suffered a humiliating defeat in regional elections.

World 21 Jun 2016 | 9:28 AM

U.S. Senate rejects four gun-control measures after Orlando shooting

The U.S. Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week's massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to get even modest gun curbs through Congress despite repeated mass shootings.

Tennis 21 Jun 2016 | 6:57 AM

Sharapova owed apology from WADA, her lawyer says

(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's lawyer has blasted WADA chief Craig Reedie for making remarks about the five-times grand slam champion at a conference in London on Monday and said the Russian tennis player was owed an apology.

TECH 21 Jun 2016 | 6:30 AM

Software unveiled to tackle online extremism, violence

A software tool unveiled recently aims to help online firms quickly find and eliminate extremist content used to spread and incite violence and attacks.

Economy 21 Jun 2016 | 4:00 AM

Sterling pauses after rallying on growing Bremain hopes

TOKYO/SINGAPORE: The British pound eased against the dollar on Tuesday, a day after posting its biggest daily gain in 7 years on the back of opinion polls that swung in favour of the campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union.

World 21 Jun 2016 | 1:05 AM

Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

BERLIN (Reuters) - As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine.