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Local Journalists Rule MPI Awards Night

Oye! Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The local broadcast and print journalists were awarded yesterday night for their professionalism and their editorial excellence at the Malaysian Press Institute-Petronas Malaysian Journalism Awards.
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Robotic submarine launches 5th mission to locate missing plane MH370

Daily News & Analysis - ‎8 hours ago‎
A mini-submarine deployed to find the crashed Malaysian jet has touched record depths in the Indian Ocean beyond its operating limits and embarked on a fifth mission today with still no sign of the plane's wreckage.
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Don't be apologetic in defending national interests, media told

New Straits Times - ‎4 minutes ago‎
PETALING JAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has reminded media practitioners not to be apologetic in defending national interests.
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Foreigner dies of MERS in Saudi Arabia, death toll to 73

Channel News Asia - ‎5 hours ago‎
A foreigner has died after she contracted MERS in the Saudi capital, the health ministry said on announced on Friday, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73.
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12 Killed in Mt. Everest Avalanche

Voice of America - ‎10 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI - In Nepal, at least 12 mountaineering guides have been killed in an avalanche that swept down Mount Everest. It is the deadliest accident on the world's highest peak in recent times.
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klia2 obtains Certificate of Completion and Compliance

The Sun Daily - ‎12 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: klia2, the world's largest purpose-built terminal for low-cost carriers, has obtained the Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) from UEMC-Bina Puri JV, the main terminal building contractors.
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Key Chinese leader reaffirms bilateral ties during courtesy call

The Borneo Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
PUTRAJAYA: A Chinese key leader called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at Malaysia's administrative capital here yesterday, signifying a prevailing warm Malaysia-China ties.
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No Obama meeting for Malaysia's Anwar

Yahoo!7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama does not plan to see Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when he is in Kuala Lumpur next week, though US officials on Friday did not rule out a lower-level meeting.
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Vietnam says 7 killed in shooting on China border

Bangkok Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Seven people were killed in a gun battle between border guards and Chinese illegal migrants at a remote frontier crossing in northeast Vietnam, authorities said Friday.
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Bangkok Terrorism Arrests Could Mark Latest Setback for Hizballah and Iran

TIME - ‎3 hours ago‎
The arrest of two Lebanese men in Thailand, allegedly for plotting to target Jewish tourists on a busy Bangkok street on behalf of the Lebanese Shiite group Hizballah, could mark the latest failed effort by the militia to resume terror attacks overseas.
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Dane joins Filipinos in bloody Easter crucifixion

GMA News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pampanga penitent nailed on cross on Good Friday. An unidentified penitent is nailed to a cross during Good Friday crucifixion rites in front of the San Gabriel Church in Bacolor, Pampanga on April 18.
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Algeria`s ailing Bouteflika wins re-election

Zee News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Algiers: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power.
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Blue Helmets under fire

Khaleej Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The recent attack on a UN compound in Bor which killed scores of innocent people who had taken refuge there, is a cowardly act. The assault on Blue Helmets falls in the ambit of war on the international community as UN soldiers are essentially ...
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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital - ‎14 minutes ago‎
A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, Friday morning, April 18, 2014.
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White House condemns anti-Semitism in Ukraine

18 minutes ago
Written by
Erin Delmore
The Obama administration is not backing down from denouncing what appears to be a sickening hoax. Officials are condemning the circulation of anti-Semitic pamphlets in eastern Ukraine, a day after Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed that notices were ...
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Iran nuclear deal proves elusive

New Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Foreign ministers from world powers struggled Saturday to nail down a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, with US Secretary of State John Kerry announcing his imminent departure and Iran's chief negotiator downbeat.
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Salcon-led group to build Langat 2 plant

Free Malaysia Today - ‎17 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government has awarded part of the Langat 2 water treatment plant project to a consortium comprising Salcon Bhd, MMC Corp Bhd and Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd.
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KLCI ends Friday firmer, SapuraKencana lifts

The Star Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI ended Friday slightly higher, underpinned by mild buying of SapuraKencana and lower-liners, in tandem with the firmer Asian markets.
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Nintendo Sued for Allegedly Infringing Patent with Wii U - ‎5 minutes ago‎
The patent (which you can see here, if you're interested in the legalese) in question was issued to Secure Axcess in February 2003 and covers "a computer providing multiple display capability where one display presents the current document and another ...
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BMW Malaysian Open live: Shuai Zhang v Donna Vekic start time and semi-final ...
2 hours ago
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Ian Horne
Zhang is on course for a second WTA International tier title. (How Foo Yeen/Getty Images). Share: 5 13 3. Get News Alerts. Shuai Zhang will step up her challenge for a second WTA title on Saturday when she faces Donna Vekic in the semi-finals of the BMW ...
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Khairy wants FAM to take action on teams with unruly fans and supporters - ‎18 hours ago‎
Khairy Jamaluddin made comments after the incident which happened after the match between Perak and Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) at the Perak Stadium, which involved supporters.
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Golfer Larrazabal jumps into lake to escape hornet swarm

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Pablo Larrazabal couldn't believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets “three times the size of bees” began an assault.
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Man details abuse claims against 'X-Men' director

KENS 5 TV - ‎15 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.
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Christians Mark Good Friday

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Christians around the world on Friday marked the crucifixion of Jesus. The day is known as Good Friday. Christian pilgrims in Jerusalem's Old City walked along the route believed to be taken by Jesus on the way to his crucifixion.
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Garcia Marquez widow "full of sadness," a friend says

Fox News Latino - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Mercedes Barcha is "full of sadness" for the death of husband Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a family friend said Friday as he was leaving the Mexico City home of the late Nobel laureate.
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Re-living Dancing Days with Kids in Tow

Oman Daily Observer - ‎5 hours ago‎
The bass is pumping, the lights are low and the dance floor of the club is heaving. It's the weekend and the young man is enjoying himself - until someone steals his balloon.

Why are Muslims turning away from science?

Pakistan Today - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
The above is one of the most well known and oft-quoted statements of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Even though its origins are questionable and not entirely verifiable, it has served as an inspiration for scientific thought and rational ideas in the Islamic world ...
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PET scans could predict extent of recovery from brain injury, trials show

TODAYonline - ‎Apr 17, 2014‎
In the trial, brain scans using PET technology identified hidden levels of consciousness in a third of patients who had been unresponsive and diagnosed as in a vegetative state for more than a year.
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Scientists develop new anti-viral drug to combat measles

Jagran Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
Washington: Scientists have come up with a novel antiviral drug that can help curb the intensity of measles and prevent the deadly disease from spreading further to cause an epidemic.
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