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Nation 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Perak MCA calls for emergency meeting on Monday

Perak MCA has taken the first move to mend the rift between rival factions in the state by calling for an emergency meeting Monday following the appointment of the new party president and deputy president.

Nation 26 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singapore counters ad on water deal

Singapore took out a full-page advertisement in the I>Asian Wall Street Journal /I>yesterday to counter a media blitz by Malaysia on their protracted dispute over a water supply deal.

Nation 25 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government tells parties to end dispute quickly

Government-linked companies (GLCs) will step in and take control of DRB-HICOM Bhd if the disputing parties holding a strategic 15.8% stake are not able to settle their differences quickly, warned Finance Minister II Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop.

Nation 21 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Talks still going on over DRB-Hicom stake, says PM

The tussle between the two Tan Sris for control of DRB-Hicom Bhd has not been resolved and Second Finance Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop is holding talks with the two parties, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

World 15 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Don't dictate to me, Canada's Martin tells USA

RICHMOND, British Columbia (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paul Martin escalated a war of words with the United States on Wednesday, telling Washington not to dictate to him what topics he can raise in the run-up to Canada's Jan. 23 election.

World 11 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Italy's Berlusconi rejects Prodi victory

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi rejected centre-left leader Romano Prodi's claim to victory in general elections on Tuesday and alleged widespread voting irregularities, throwing Italy into political chaos.

World 17 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Wolfowitz refuses to quit Bank, wants name cleared

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz refused on Wednesday to bow to heavy European pressure to resign as he sought to clear his name in negotiations with the bank's board over a possible exit strategy.

World 17 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Wolfowitz refuses to quit Bank, wants name cleared

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz refused on Wednesday to bow to heavy European pressure to resign as he sought to clear his name in negotiations with the bank's board over a possible exit strategy.

World 06 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Russian gas disruption spreads across Europe

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia sharply cut gas flows to Europe via Ukraine on Tuesday in a dramatic worsening of a pricing dispute with Kiev that threatened to disrupt supplies as far west as Italy and Germany.

World 09 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Afghan election fraud dispute does Obama no good

KABUL (Reuters) - Can President Barack Obama ask Americans to send more of their sons and daughters to die in Afghanistan to defend a government willing to steal an election?