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Malaysian Cabinet Ministers Sworn In At Istana Negara

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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen members of Malaysia's first Pakatan Harapan (PH) Cabinet were sworn in on Monday (May 21).  To ... Read more

Nipah Virus Kills At Least Three In India, Sparks Panic In District

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A virus mainly carried by fruit bats which has spread across Asian nations has killed at least three people in southern ... Read more

China Calls On All Mosques To Raise National Flag

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All Chinese mosques should raise the national flag to "promote a spirit of patriotism" among Muslims, the country's top ... Read more

Graft-busting Journalist Rewcastle Returns To New Malaysia

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Clare Rewcastle Brown was harassed and vilified for years for waging a quixotic campaign to expose Malaysian corruption ... Read more

Taliban Warn Kabul Residents To 'keep Away' Ahead Of Attacks

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The Taliban warned Kabul residents Monday to avoid "military centres" in the heavily fortified city, saying they are pla... Read more

Almost 200 Games Athletes, Officials Seek Australia Asylum

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SYDNEY: Nearly 200 people who travelled to the Gold Coast for last month's Commonwealth Games have applied for asylum in... Read more

Vanuatu To Permanently Evacuate Volcanic Island

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PORT VILA, Vanuatu: Entire communities living under the shadow of a smouldering volcano on an island in Vanuatu will be... Read more

Five Working To Clear Way For Gas Pipeline Killed In Afghanistan

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: Unidentified gunmen killed five mine-clearance workers in Afghanistan on Monday who were preparin... Read more

Father Of Pakistani Girl Killed In Texas Hopes Her Death Can Spur Reform

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ISLAMABAD: The father of a Pakistani girl killed in a Texas school shooting said on Monday (May 21) he hoped that the de... Read more

Najib Could Be Charged Under MACC Act If He Fails To Turn Up: Official

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak could be charged under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commiss... Read more

Japanese Climber Dies On Eighth Attempt On Everest: Official

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KATHMANDU: A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, died on Monday (May 21) d... Read more

Malaysia PM Mahathir To Civil Servants: Don't Break The Law, Even For Me

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KUALA LUMPUR: In his first address to civil servants, Malaysia's new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad asked for their ... Read more

Heavy Rains, Landslides Kill Five In Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO: Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and ... Read more

Multiple Bomb Attacks Hit Thailand's Deep South, Injure Three People

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BANGKOK: Multiple bomb attacks by suspected separatist insurgents injured at least three people in Thailand's far south ... Read more

Tackle Graft, Governance To Stem 'Golden Triangle' Meth Trade: United Nations

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YANGON: "Golden Triangle" countries must address corruption and collaborate more closely to tackle record meth productio... Read more