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June 19 decision on assemblyman's fate

The decision on DAP's Dr Ting Tiong Choon's suit against his disqualification as Pujut assemblyman will be known on June 19, a day before nomination for the Pujut by-election.


US, China trap Seoul between a rock and a THAAD place

Installing a controversial US missile defence system in South Korea was never going to be easy but, caught between Beijing's opposition and American insistence, the country's new president has a strategy: delay.


Shock election may delay Brexit talks, soften tone

With Brexit talks due to begin in just over a week, Britain's shock election results may soften the government's strategy -- if there is even a government formed to negotiate in Brussels by then.


'Moderate' drinking linked to brain damage: study

Even moderate drinking is linked to brain damage and a slight decline in mental skills, according to a study released Wednesday that calls into question many national alcohol guidelines.


Death for 9 Filipinos over 2013 invasion

Nine Filipinos who were part of an armed group that invaded and occupied part of Malaysian Borneo in 2013, in an episode that left scores dead, have been sentenced to hang.


In shadow of terror, Britons vote in key election

Britain went to the polls on Thursday for a snap election called by Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of Brexit after a campaign shadowed by terrorism.


Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

Qatari investigators have said that a cyber attack which saw the publication of explosive fake news last month that helped trigger a crisis with Gulf neighbours was prepared in April.


N Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

North Korea launched a volley of surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, Seoul's defence ministry said, the latest in an accelerating series of tests defying global pressure to rein in its weapons program.


Rescuers pull bodies from Myanmar plane wreck

Myanmar search and rescue teams were pulling dead bodies from the sea off the country's southern coast Thursday after a military plane crashed with more than 120 people on board.


Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

Moscow on Wednesday dismissed allegations that Russian hackers helped spark the diplomatic crisis around Qatar, after CNN reported that US officials believed they planted a false news story.


 

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