US judge sentences Germine Joly, former leader of a powerful gang in Haiti, to 35 years in prison

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A man who once described himself as “king” of a notoriously violent gang in Haiti and is linked to the kidnapping of 16 U.S. citizens was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday in a federal court in Washington, D.C. Germine Joly, best known as “Yonyon,” had pleaded guilty in late January to weapons smuggling and the laundering of ransoms related to the U.S. citizens kidnapped in October 2021, bringing his trial to a...

Starmer squirms before he admits Labour 'got it wrong' with Corbyn

The leader said the four-year tenure of the Marxist throwback had been 'very difficult for me and our party because I thought we were not going to be heading in the right direction'.

Anger erupts as Albo's governor-general is awarded payrise

Australia's next governor-general will pocket more than $709,000 after being awarded a 43 per cent pay rise compared to her predecessor.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to be freed after pleading guilty to US Espionage Act charge

By Sarah N. Lynch and Andrew Goudsward WASHINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) -WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is due to plead guilty this week to violating U.S. espionage law, in a deal that will end his imprisonment in Britain and allow him to return home to Australia, ending a long legal odyssey. Assange, 52, has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal count of conspiring to obtain and disclose

Who exactly was St. John the Baptist?

A predecessor of Jesus, St. John the Baptist is a prominent figure in Christianity. From baptisms on the River Jordan to prophesizing the birth of the Messiah, John was a notable figure in the Bible. His feast day, on June 24, is celebrated across Europe in various ways. But just who exactly was John the Baptist, and why is he venerated? Click on to discover everything you didn't know about this saint.

Nigel Farage accused of cosying up to the Kremlin by former NATO boss

George Robertson (pictured right) hit back at the Reform UK leader after he claimed that the ex-Nato chief backed his comments.

Russia promises retaliation against US for Ukraine strike on Crimea

By Dmitry Antonov and Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) -The Kremlin on Monday squarely blamed the United States for an attack on Crimea with U.S.-supplied ATACMS missiles that killed at least four people and injured 151, and Moscow formally warned the U.S. ambassador that retaliation would follow. The war in Ukraine has deepened a crisis in relations between Russia and the West, and Russian

Russian missiles kill five, wound 41 in Ukraine's Pokrovsk

By Anna Voitenko POKROVSK, Donetsk region, Ukraine (Reuters) -A Russian double-tap missile attack killed at least five people and wounded 41 others, including four children, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk on Monday, regional officials said. "This is one of the largest enemy attacks on civilians recently," regional governor Vadym Filashkin said on Telegram. Girls aged 9, 11, and 13,

Police bust life insurance death trap: Victims killed to claim policies

Police expose scheme to kill for insurance money

Groom was stabbed on wedding day 'by brother-in-law', court hears

Hassan Jhangur (artist drawing pictured) is accused of stabbing Hasan Khan, shortly after ploughing down Chris Marriott who was helping a woman lying in a street in Burngreave, Sheffield.

Federal Court rejects 19 death row inmates to escape death sentence, says Azalina

KUALA LUMPUR: Attempts by 19 death row inmates to escape the gallows failed after their applications to commute their sentences were rejected by the Federal Court, said Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said. Read full story

MPKj sees 50% decrease in number of lorries seized for illegal dumping

Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) saw a 50% drop in the number of lorries seized for illegal dumping in the first half of the year compared to the corresponding period last year. Read full story

Not wrong for govt to announce allocations during by-elections, says Ahmad Maslan

The Umno Supreme Council member says such issues have been brought to court before.

How German podcast tracked down fugitive militant after 30 years

Daniela Klette had been on the run for more than 30 years, before her arrest in Berlin this year.

Those in govt must stop spreading rumours, says Guan Eng

This comes after government spokesman Fahmi Fadzil says discussions are ongoing for PAS to join the unity government.

Stella Assange on 'constant struggle' and impact on family life

Stella Assange reacts as her husband Julian Assange wins bid to bring appeal against extradition and speaks about the impact it has had on their family life.

Scientist wants to implant prisoners with 'memories' of their crimes

A molecular scientist has unveiled a 'prison of the future' that he claimed will lead to criminals being released in just minutes, compared to years or decades.

Sungai Bakap by-election: Testing ground for green wave

SHAH ALAM - The Sungai Bakap state by-election will serve as a test to measure the strength of the green wave and the continued influence of Pas in the area. Sultan Zainal Abidin University (UniSZA) International Relations Studies Centre Head Dr Hussain Yusri Zawawi said traditional support for Pas might remain strong, especially if the issues rais...

Civil war breaks out as leaders BAN church from using amphitheater

Town officials in Dillon blocked all non-town sponsored groups from using their amphitheater, including Dillon Community Church which had held events there for 42 years.

Watch how thief steals woman's phone from right under her nose

This is the shocking moment a young woman had her phone stolen by a pickpocket from right under her nose. Isolde Stephens, 21, was having dinner with her cousin at Xian Biang Biang Noodles in Covent Garden, London when the incident happened.

KTMB improves guidelines on charter trains following Pinkfish Festival, says Loke

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) has improved its guidelines on charter trains following the recent Pink Fish Festival incident, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. Read full story

Israel strikes kill at least 11 in Gaza, tanks push further into Rafah

By Nidal al-Mughrabi CAIRO (Reuters) -Two Israeli air strikes targeting aid supplies killed at least 11 Palestinians in Gaza on Monday, medics said, as Israeli tanks pushed deeper into Rafah in the south and fought their way back into areas in the north they had already subdued months ago. One strike at a food distribution centre in Gaza City, near the Shati historic refugee camp, killed three

Worry over drop in development outlay

GROWING disparity between development and management allocations in the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) budget is causing concern among stakeholders. Read full story

Teen 'may have accidentally shot friend in head'

Jaydon Beckford was found dead near a canal, five days after he is believed to have shot Diego Henry.

'Stinks of despotism', says group as Putrajaya mulls social media licensing in latest clampdown on online dissent

Rights lawyers say it is Pakatan Harapan's ultimate betrayal of its reform promises after benefiting from social media's freedom for so long.

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A Canadian armored vehicle manufacturer is bringing production to Ukraine

Labour refuses to rule out dragging Britain back under European Courts

Labour's business spokesman Jonathan Reynolds said the party won't 'give away our negotiating hand entirely' when asked if they would accept a European Court of Justice role.

Fall in competitiveness ranking a wake-up call for Putrajaya, experts say

Optimistic projections and rhetoric are not the answer, they say.

GRAHAM GRANT: Next week, voters can loosen SNP's grip on our country

The SNP told us we could do so much better without the Union, when in fact we could so much better without the SNP.

A few thousands votes in seats could cut Labour's majority in half

In a speech to Tory activists, the Prime Minister acknowledged public anger with the Conservatives but urged voters to 'think what a Labour government would mean.'

Local brands flourish due to boycott of Israel-linked brands, says Armizan

KUALA LUMPUR: The boycott of Israel-linked brands has opened up more business opportunities for local businesses to flourish, says the Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry. Read full story

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Beware the lure of punishing the Tories

Tory voters must weigh the desire to punish their own party against the consequences of propelling a socialist into power with virtually no checks and balances.

Wanted men arrested in connection with sexual offences

The pair were found after a search involving dog and drone units, and with the help of the public.

Share govt’s burden in competitiveness, SME group tells businesses

Samenta president William Ng says the government cannot be completely blamed for Malaysia’s drop in the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking.

Ahead of merger with Mavcom, ex-chairman says CAAM must keep independence to inspire confidence in stakeholders

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Economist Nungsari Ahmad Radhi has urged for the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to...

'Julian Assange is free', has left Britain - WikiLeaks

Assange will now be reunited with his wife, whom he married at a ceremony in the prison, and their two young children.

School tribute to teenagers killed in A17 crash

The pair died when their car collided with another vehicle at North Rauceby last week.

Police launch urgent hunt for missing girl, 13

Mejan, 13, disappeared at around 6.30pm last night and hasn't been seen since.

Inside the NHS hospital treating Princess Anne after 'horse accident'

Emergency services raced to the Princess Royal's Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire yesterday and she was given medical care at the scene before being taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

Hungarian Prime Minister involved in horror car crash in Germany

Orban's vehicle was being escorted through the German city of Stuttgart when a driver collided with the motorcycle killing one police officer and severely injuring another

Historic Causeway turning 100

JOHOR BARU: A major milestone will be celebrated this Friday with the Causeway marking its 100th year anniversary of its official opening. Read full story

Sunak claims migrants 'queuing up in Calais' for Labour government

At The Sun's Never Mind The Ballots leaders' event, Rishi Sunak has claimed migrants are 'queuing up in Calais' waiting for a Labour government so they can come to the UK.

Met accused of 'leaking names' of Tories who 'bet on election date'

The Met Police has been accused of leaking the identities of Tories who are alleged to have betted on the date of the general election.

Judge sets $10 million bond for Venezuelan man accused of killing a 12-year-old Houston girl

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge in Texas set bond of $10 million Monday for an undocumented Venezuelan man accused of killing a 12-year-old Houston girl whose body was found in a creek after she disappeared during a walk to a convenience store. Franklin Jose Peña Ramos, 26, is one of two men charged with capital murder in Jocelyn Nungaray's death. The other is Johan Jose Martinez-Rangel, 22. Peña’s bond was set during a court hearing in which prosecutors...

Tragic twist after four dead bodies are found inside Australian home

Four people, including a teenage boy, have been found dead at a property in Melbourne's north overnight.

Boy, 9, left with 'serious' injuries after e-bike ploughs into him

CCTV footage captured the hit-and-run in Swansea, South Wales, which showed the rider leave the scene after the collision on Friday, June 21 at 3.30pm.

Diesel price fuels fiery Dewan Rakyat debate

KUALA LUMPUR: A heated discussion between the Opposition and government blocs took place in the Dewan Rakyat as Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan tried to explain the diesel subsidy rationalisation. Read full story

Former LGBT member spiritual awakening leads him back to Islam

Personal stories of repentance and returning to Islamic teachings

‘Rezone heritage site to public community facilities’

The commercial zoning designated for Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields under the draft Kuala Lumpur Local Plan (KLLP) 2040 is inconsistent with the presence of heritage sites in the area, say stakeholders. Read full story