Malaysia

KUCHING: A DAP lawmaker has called for tighter security in the Sarawak Legislative Assembly after she was allegedly harassed in the building’s chamber. Pending assemblyman Violet Yong said she was “ambushed and confronted” by the wife of state legal counsel Datuk Seri J.C. Fong as she was leaving the chamber during a break in the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released transcripts from closed-door depositions with State Department Ukraine specialist Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, a former specialist on Ukraine at the State Department. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham) This story is exclusively
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Waving separatist flags and chanting “freedom for political prisoners” thousands of supporters of Catalan independence gathered in Barcelona for concerts and rallies on Saturday, a day before Spain heads to the polls for a general election. Organised by secretive Catalan protest group Democratic Tsunami, the protests aim to force Spaniards to reflect
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KOTA KINABALU: The body of a teen who drowned while swimming was found at Sungai Terawih Ketiau in Putatan Friday (Nov 8) night. The Fire and Rescue Department retrieved the body of Mohd Hadif Farhan, 14, in a search-and-rescue (SAR) operation that ended at 7.55pm Friday. According to the state Fire and Rescue operation centre,
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SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Bosnia’s presidency summoned the French ambassador on Friday to protest over President Emmanuel Macron’s comment that the country is a “time bomb” due to returning Islamist fighters. Macron, commenting on France’s refusal to support the start of negotiations for European Union accession with North Macedonia and Albania, said a real concern for
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An aggressive push by President Donald Trump’s Republican allies to unmask an anonymous whistleblower who ignited the impeachment inquiry could help shore up voter support for Trump, as Congress enters a critical new phase of televised hearings, party officials and strategists say. The whistleblower, a U.S. intelligence official who complained about Trump’s
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Demonstrations have convulsed Beirut and other cities across Lebanon since mid-October, forcing the prime minister to resign and shaking confidence in an economy that was already in crisis. Protesters’ anger is focused on the perceived corruption of Lebanese sectarian politicians who have dominated the country since the 1975-90 civil war. WHAT’S WRONG
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Article type: metered User Type: anonymous web User Status: Campaign ID: 7 Cxense type: free User access status: 3 ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia had not withdrawn from a planned “safe zone” in northeast Syria despite Turkey’s agreements with the United States and Russia.
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Article type: metered User Type: anonymous web User Status: Campaign ID: 7 Cxense type: free User access status: 3 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government wants to strengthen its economic and commercial relations with Argentina, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday ahead of talks with Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez. Lopez Obrador was
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Article type: metered User Type: anonymous web User Status: Campaign ID: 7 Cxense type: free User access status: 3 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Elizabeth Warren’s $20.5 trillion plan to provide healthcare for all Americans was attacked and mocked over the weekend by Democrats, Republicans, and “Saturday Night Live,” the long-running New York comedy show. The
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TANJUNG PIAI: It was a typical Sunday morning in Pekan Nenas here as locals thronged the morning market and breakfasted in coffeeshops. Coffeeshop talk inevitably turned to politics as Tanjung Piai by-election candidates and supporters joined the morning crowd. Six hopefuls are contesting but only three – Datuk Seri Dr Wee Jeck Seng from Barisan
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah graced the Malaysia Fair 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday (Nov 2). According to the statement issued by Istana Negara, the three-day fair, which ends on Monday (Nov 4), is currently being held at Shinjuku Chuo Park located next to the Tokyo Metropolitan
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice on Saturday released 500 pages of interview summaries and emails related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, after a court battle with BuzzFeed News. The documents, some of which were posted https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6537502-19-Cv-1278-Release-1-Bates-1-503-Ocr.html by the online news outlet, include
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