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Penang: 5,845 flood victims at 62 relief centers

North Seberang Perai district has the largest number of flood victims at 3,371 in 30 relief centers.


On edge of last IS bastion, Iraqis hail end of jihadist rule

For Abu Ahmed, the arrival of Iraqi forces in his village on the border with Syria has ended a three-year ordeal at the hands of the Islamic State group that might never have been.


Spain detains Catalonia's ex-ministers

A large chunk of Catalonia's deposed government was behind bars early Friday after a Spanish judge ordered the detention of eight ministers pending probes into their role in the region's independence drive, prompting fresh protests.


Spain to issue arrest warrant for Puigdemont

A Spanish judge was set Friday to issue an arrest warrant for Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont over his region's contested independence drive, in a move likely to further escalate tensions in Spain's worst political crisis in decades.


Probe Mahathir over 'pirates' remarks: Sultan

Selangor Sultan urges the police to investigate Mahathir under Sedition Act 1948 over his "Bugis pirates" remarks at the Oct 14 anti-kleptocracy rally.


RM110m every year for toll compensation

The government has to compensate the highway concessionaire RM110m every year until 2038 in order to abolish tolls at Batu Tiga, Sungai Rasau and Bukit Kayu Hitam.


Three killed in Colorado Walmart store shooting

Three people were fatally shot at a Walmart store in Colorado on Wednesday evening, police said, in a country that is struggling with frequent deadly gun violence.


Zamihan praises Johor Sultan for ban of preachers

Zamihan's Aswaja supports Johor Sultan's decision to ban preachers Ismail Menk and Haslin Baharim from giving lectures in the state.


Suu Kyi makes first visit to crisis-hit Rakhine

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived on her first visit to conflict-battered northern Rakhine State on Thursday, an official said, an unannounced trip to an area that has seen most of its Rohingya Muslim population forced out by an army campaign.


Gender inequality widening after decade of progress

A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a halt, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said Thursday, warning the global gender gap was now widening.


 

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