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Leopard injures five at Indian school

The Star Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
An Indian man (left) with a tranquilizer gun looks on as a leopard attacks a man identified by Indian media as wildlife conservationist Sanjay Gubbi (right) at a private school on the outskirts of Bangalore.
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24 migrants, among them 11 children, drown off Turkey: Report

Astro Awani - ‎2 hours ago‎
Turkish coast guard carry the body of a boy off a rescue boat, on Feb 8, 2016 at Altinoluk district, in Balikesir. - AFP Photo. ISTANBUL: Twenty-four migrants, including 11 children, drowned in the Aegean Sea on Monday as they tried to cross from ...
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Sterling hits 13-mth low vs euro on stocks sell-off, Brexit concern

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Updates prices). By Anirban Nag. LONDON Feb 8 Sterling fell to a 13-month low against the euro on Monday, as a sell-off in global stock markets hit currencies perceived to be riskier with uncertainty about Britain's place in the European Union also ...
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Faced with new influx, Turkey's open door for migrants may be closing | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎17 minutes ago‎
ONCUPINAR, Turkey As the number of Syrian refugees now amassing on the Turkish border swells into the tens of thousands, Ankara's long-standing open door to migrants may be closing.
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Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to crime of 'extermination' - UN

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
GENEVA (Reuters) - Detainees held by the Syrian government are being killed on a massive scale amounting to a state policy of "extermination" of the civilian population, a crime against humanity, United Nations investigators said on Monday.
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Police in the midst of identifying foreign worker assaulted

Free Malaysia Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are in the midst of identifying the foreigner who was assaulted by a blogger, the nation's top cop said. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said once the victim was identified, they would take action.
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Gerakan: Political differences scaring tourists, investors

Free Malaysia Today - ‎11 hours ago‎
Party president Mah Siew Keong says political squabbles will find its way into cyberspace and frighten away investors and tourists.
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We will contest all our traditional seats, says SUPP president

Malay Mail Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Senator Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian, speaking to reporters at the SUPP Chinese New Year open house, says it is not true that SUPP will give any of its UPP, Feb 8, 2016 - Picture by Sulok Tawie KUCHING, Feb 8 -- Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) ...
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Azalina supports Apandi's plan to tighten OSA laws

The Star Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman (pic) has supported the Attorney-General's proposal to review the penalties under the Official Secret Acts (OSA) 1972.
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Postponed elections loom in certain areas

Philippine Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Workers test vote counting machines using demo ballots at the National Printing Office in Quezon City yesterday. MICHAEL VARCAS. Ballot printing put off for one more week.
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Batch of illegal 96% proof moonshine booze kills at least 24 people in Indonesia

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
A toxic batch of moonshine which tested at 96 per cent pure alcohol has killed at least two dozen students in Indonesia. The bootleg liquor, known locally as oplosan, was brewed at the same black market distillery and drunk at several parties in the ...
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Señeres, labor rights champion, dies; 68 - ‎1 hour ago‎
'VICTORY ENOUGH' The adoption by the other presidential candidates of Rep. Roy Señeres' advocacy is already a victory, says his son.

Thai father murders four children following spat with wife

The Star Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
BANGKOK: Police negotiators laid siege to a house in the country's south Monday after a man allegedly shot dead four of his children following a dispute with his estranged wife.
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Israel agrees to return terrorists' bodies

Ynetnews - ‎3 hours ago‎
Agreement in principle reached to send terrorists' remains back to Palestinian territories for burial after being held in Israel for a lengthy period.
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US to deploy hundreds of troops in Afghanistan to thwart Taliban

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
US soldiers participate in a month-long anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan in August 2015. Photograph: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images.
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Somali officials: Suicide bomber may have blown hole in jet

The Inter-Mountain - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, ...
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Panel decision on Assange 'indirectly, but still legally, binding,' United Nations says

The Indian Republic - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The Government is facing fresh pressure to resolve the case of Julian Assange after a United Nations working group decided the WikiLeaks founder is being unlawfully detained while he is holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
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Second Trade Minister says Malaysia to sign three Free Trade Agreements in '17

Malay Mail Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cargo ships dock at Malaysia's Klang port on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on July 13, 2009. - AFP picIPOH, Feb 8 - Malaysia will sign three more Free Trade Agreements.
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500 residents stranded after bridge collapses

The Rakyat Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
The bridge was already bending over a period of five to six months and the matter had been referred to the relevant authorities, including the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council, according to village head Saad Awang.

Road users want petrol stations, eateries along LPT2

Malay Mail Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
The East Coast Highway 2 (LPT2) road users urge the authorities to expedite the construction of petrol staties and eateries along the highway.
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High household debt leaves Malaysia vulnerable as clouds loom

Malay Mail Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
The high debt level in Malaysia is hampering local consumer spending, a critical fallback for Malaysia given the current slowdown in the larger global economy.

Paris entrepreneur's 2CV tours to go electric

Malay Mail Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
An employee of the French tourist agency '4 roues sous un parapluie' (4 wheels under an umbrella), driving a Citroen 2CV electric car past the Eiffel tower in Paris, on January 21, 2016.
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Samsung Galaxy S7: Samsung cancels Galaxy S7 Edge+ in UK

Alphr - ‎3 hours ago‎
According to multiple reports, Samsung has made up its mind not to launch the Galaxy S7 Edge+ in the UK, and will instead push the Note 6 as the brand's large-screen handset.
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The real story of Peyton Manning's weird love for Budweiser, Papa John's and Gatorade

Washington Post - ‎56 minutes ago‎
There was so much for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning to talk about after winning Super Bowl 50 Sunday night - becoming the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl, his rumored retirement - that it seemed a bit odd when he instead started ...
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Klopp hoping to return to work on Monday after appendix operation AU - ‎6 hours ago‎
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes to be able to return to work today less than 48 hours after an operation to remove his appendix.
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Malaysian filmmaker seeks to relight belief in national football with 'Ola Bola!'

Malay Mail Online - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
'OlaBola' director Chiu Keng Guan said young football fans 'don't know how good we were before.' - CinemaOnline picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 - In a country that pays as much attention to England's football Premier League as it does to local politics, one ...
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Barcelona's Tired Display Against Levante Shows Rotation Is Necessary

Bleacher Report - ‎3 hours ago‎
ESTADIO CIUTAT DE VALENCIA, Valencia - Luis Enrique blamed the wind. And the coach was right. That was one of several reasons Barcelona were below par against Levante on Saturday.
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New study finds bilingual children better at problem solving

Malay Mail Online - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Researchers found that the more toddlers switched languages, and the more 'doublets' or pairs of words in each language they had acquired, the better they performed on the conflict inhibition tasks.
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Shaheizy Sam ends bachelorhood, weds Syatilla Melvin

Malay Mail Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Shaheizy Sam Abdul Samad marries Siti Nur Syatilla Amirol Melvin. ― Malay Mail picNIBONG TEBAL, Feb 8 - Popular actor Shaheizy Sam Abdul Samad ended his bachelor days when he married actress Siti Nor Syatilla Amirol Melvin at the bride's house in ...
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The meaning behind 5 Chinese New Year traditions

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Millions of people around the world are celebrating Chinese New Year on Monday, the first day of the Year of the Monkey. To help those who are not familiar with the holiday, CTVNews.
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Beyonce Drops Formation And The Internet Loses It - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Overnight Beyonce may as well have reestablished herself as our most prized and influential cultural icon. She was gone for a minute and we've begun to starve without a new track to obsess over and here she is unexpectedly dropping not just a new ...
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Whale spotted near coast of Johor's Pontian pulled out to sea

The Straits Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
PONTIAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The sighting of a 20m whale swimming along a coastal area in the Malaysian state of Johor on Monday (Feb 8) left many villagers and the public in awe of the mammal.
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Washington Post - ‎14 minutes ago‎
They may seem innocuous, but the noises our machines make underwater may be hurting wildlife, according to two recently published studies.
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Turtles with tumours fill specialised hospital in Florida Keys

Market Business News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Turtles with tumours have filled the Turtle Hospital, a specialised hospital in Marathon, Florida Keys, which in 2015 received nearly twice as many sick animals compared to the previous year.
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Zika prompts urgent debate about abortion in Latin America

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - Across Latin America, calls to loosen some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world in the face of the Zika virus outbreak are gaining momentum, but encountering strong and entrenched opposition.
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'Salmonella-tainted greens not exported to M'sia'

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
"According to the International Food Safety Authorities Network (Infosan), the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has identified the consignment of the affected product exported to the related countries and has taken measures to ...

Enlist primary care physicians in Zika war

Trinidad & Tobago Express - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The ubiquitous Aedes aegypti is responsible for the spread of yellow fever, dengue fever, chikungunya and now Zika. Of these, only yellow fever is preventable through vaccination.
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Sleepless Nights Possibly Making You A Social Media Addict

Youth Health Magzine - ‎7 hours ago‎
(Photo : Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images) A new study finds connection between sleeplessness and social media usage. Amercian scientists solved the problem of youth spending sleepless nights.