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Nation 03 Jan 2021 | 7:00 AM

Outrage over Ulu Muda logging plan

GEORGE TOWN: Up to 15% of the Ulu Muda water catchment area would be destroyed by the proposed move by the Kedah government to log 25,000ha of the rainforest, says Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) chief executive officer Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa.

World 17 Dec 2020 | 12:09 PM

U.N. Security Council to talk Western Sahara after Trump policy switch

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council is planning to discuss Western Sahara on Monday, diplomats said, after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Morocco's sovereignty over the disputed region in return for the kingdom normalizing ties with Israel.

World 18 Nov 2020 | 2:52 AM

Morocco PM says Western Sahara wall at centre of dispute completed

RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco has finished building a sand barrier in a U.N.-monitored buffer zone in Western Sahara, Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Otmani told Reuters on Tuesday, after the Polisario Front independence movement withdrew from a ceasefire.