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Polluted air causing early deaths in fossil-fuelled Balkans

Stuck between a landfill and a coal-fired power plant, residents of the Bosnian village of Divkovici are dying of asphyxia, poisoned by some of the most polluted air in Europe.


10-point assessment of tax evasion

A taxpayer must ensure that his accounts are clear and that he keeps a good record of them while being alert that his statements could be checked every year.


Kim's identity confirmed using child's DNA: Zahid

Malaysia has used a DNA sample from one of Kim Jong-Nam's children to confirm the identity of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, the deputy prime minister said Wednesday.


Philippine vice president slams drug war

Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo said Wednesday the nation's drug war had left Filipinos feeling "hopeless and helpless", with trust in the police eroded by thousands of summary executions.


Same-sex marriage: Asean judges urged to be ready

Same-sex marriages are likely cases for judges in Asean to preside in future, says Singapore Supreme Court Judge Lee Seiu Kin.


Disney scraps "Beauty and the Beast" release over censorship

Disney on Wednesday said it would not release a censored version of its film "Beauty and the Beast" in Malaysia after authorities in the Muslim-majority nation cut a "gay moment" in the movie.


Over 800 health workers killed in Syrian war crimes

More than 800 health workers have died in "acts of war crimes" in Syria since 2011, in hospital bombings, shootings, torture and executions perpetrated mainly by government-backed forces, researchers said Wednesday.


Parenthood linked to longer life: study

Parents, take courage. If you survive the sleep deprivation, toddler tantrums and teenage angst, you may be rewarded with a longer life than your childless peers, researchers said Tuesday.


No government intervention: CJ

Tun Arifin urges the public to appraise a judge from the quality of his written verdict and not whether the verdict is favorable to the government.


S.Korea prosecutors to summon ex-president Park for questioning

South Korean prosecutors will summon former president Park Geun-Hye, whose impeachment was confirmed by the country's highest court last week, for questioning as a criminal suspect, a spokesman said Tuesday.


 

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