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Thai subsidised fuel sellers struggle after Malaysia's diesel subsidy cut

A Thai seller said this has caused him to lose half of his income and he now relied entirely on the sale of RON95 petrol.


Pickpocket 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.


Wild moment muggers try to rob delivery driver in Uruguay

The less-than-minute-long altercation was captured by CCTV, and shows the two thieves skulking in the background.


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


Taiwan's gay politicians have broken ground - but their battle isn't over

Huang Jie has made history, but she and other gay politicians say their battle is still not over.


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


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,


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'.


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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...


Sunak vows to 'boot out' any Tories found to have broken betting rules

The under-pressure PM made the vow tonight as he faced increasing pressure to act over a growing scandal casting a long shadow over the tail end of the campaign.


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.


Many types of tourism can co-exist, say hoteliers

LANGKAWI: There is more the government can do to promote Langkawi than overtly publicising it as a preferred Muslim destination, say hoteliers. Read full story


From PM's D-Day disaster to 'gamblegate' - the worst election gaffes

A More In Common survey showed more than 80 per cent of voters were aware of the fierce row over the PM's skipping of a major international event in Normandy.


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.


Bestinet should be phased out eventually, says ex-MP

Charles Santiago says Putrajaya should start developing its own system.


US is expected to send Ukraine $150 million more in munitions to fight off Russia's attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is expected to announce Tuesday it is sending an additional $150 million in critically needed munitions to Ukraine, as Russia accuses Ukraine of using U.S.-provided munitions to strike inside Russia or Russian-held territory, according to two U.S. officials. On Monday, Russia summoned the American ambassador to protest what it says was the use of U.S.-made advanced missiles in a Ukrainian attack on Crimea on Sunday...


Illegal migrants are waiting for a Labour government, says Rishi Sunak

The Prime Minister claimed the Labour leader would reverse his Rwanda policy if elected and did not have a plan to deal with the boats.


California couple found dead at picturesque waterfall

James Hall, 35, and Monica Ledesma, 34, were found floating in the water near Angel Falls after suffering a catastrophic hiking accident on Wednesday.


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.


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

By Sarah N. Lynch and Alasdair Pal 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 14-year legal odyssey. Assange, 52, has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal count of conspiring to obtain and disclose


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.


Defense rests in trial of Karen Read, accused of killing her police officer boyfriend with SUV

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The defense rested its case Monday in the murder trial of a woman accused of striking her Boston police officer boyfriend with her SUV, clearing the way for closing arguments and jury deliberations after nearly two months of testimony. Karen Read did not take the stand after three final witnesses testified in the high-profile case that's created a media storm in part by accusations of police misconduct that have been fueled...


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


US couple 'walked for hours' before dying in Hajj heat

The couple's daughter says a tour agency her parents used failed to provide basic necessities.


Kenyan police to arrive in Haiti this week, US State Department says

By Edwin Okoth and Aaron Ross NAIROBI (Reuters) -The first Kenyan police officers assigned to tackle rampant gang violence in Haiti are leaving Kenya on Tuesday and are set to arrive this week, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. "We hope to see further measurable improvements in security, particularly with respect to access to humanitarian aid and core economic activity," State Department


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...


A Canadian armored vehicle manufacturer is bringing production to Ukraine


Over 100 students, teachers vaccinated against cancer at Penang girls’ school

MORE than 100 students and teachers were vaccinated against cervical cancer at the Penang Chinese Girls’ Private High School as part of efforts by the Crisis Relief Squad of MCA (CRSM) GoCare and National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM). Read full story


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.'


Autocracy is 'evil', Taiwan president says after China threatens death for separatism

By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) -Democracy is not a crime and autocracy is the real "evil", Taiwan President Lai Ching-te said on Monday after China threatened to impose the death penalty in extreme cases for "diehard" Taiwan independence separatists. China, which views Taiwan as its own territory, has made no secret of its dislike of Lai, who took office last month, saying he is a "separatist


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.


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.


‘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


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

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


Bazaar sales, ministry help fund association’s hospice care for kids

Malaysian Association of Paediatric Palliative Care (Mappac) held a successful bazaar to raise funds for children’s palliative care. Read full story


‘Muslim destination’ facelift considered

KUALA LUMPUR: Pulau Lang­kawi, whose status as the “Jewel of Kedah” came under question in the past few months, has come under the spotlight again after the government says it will be positioned as a “preferred Muslim destination emphasising family-friendly and spiritual tourism”. Read full story


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


Malaysia upgraded to Tier 2 in US human trafficking report

Malaysia was last in Tier 2 of the US state department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report in 2017.


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.


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.


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.


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

Police expose scheme to kill for insurance money


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


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


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...


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.


Police launch urgent hunt for missing girl, 13

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


Former LGBT member spiritual awakening leads him back to Islam

Personal stories of repentance and returning to Islamic teachings


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.