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Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, B...
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GEORGE TOWN: A syndicate trafficking Rohingyans into Malaysia and giving them fake UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) cards, was busted following police raids on three locations in the state.
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BEIRUT, July 10 ― Syria's eight-year war has seen the Damascus regime lose control of key oil fields and caused state hydrocarbon revenues to plummet by billions of dollars.
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WE are both academic researchers who work closely with the refugee community in Malaysia and are deeply concerned over the misleading arguments in the letter “Careful with right to work” (The Star...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday (July 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday (July 9).
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SYDNEY: Crude oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for global economic growth.
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CALGARY, Alberta: Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the global economy.
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PETALING JAYA: Two refugees have been invited to be part of a local theatre production in an attempt by the local arts scene to promote inclusiveness.
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Facebook’s Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on July 2 after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sarin.
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Kamala (second row, sixth right) with the participants at the end of the media workshop yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the defeat of Islamic State (IS) in Syria three months ago, Malaysia continues to serve as a base from which potential militants are radicalised and recruited for its cause.
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If you’ve been living under a rock, fresh and mounting tensions between the US and Iran have caused long dormant tensions between the two countries to resurface.
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Alif being led away by personnel from the Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division (E8). KOTA KINABALU: A 21-year-old Indonesian man who was allegedly involved in a terrorist group was sentenced to ...
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PETALING JAYA: Over 70 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, the highest level seen in almost 70 years, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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KUANTAN, June 19 — PAS Youth showed its support for fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik and the late former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi today, during the wing’s muktamar or annual congress h...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian Islamic State (IS) militant, who was among three detained last month, was responsible for smuggling an Indonesian family of four, identified as the attackers of a church in Jolo, southern Philippines.
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Israel approved in principle yesterday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag, given Israeli Prime Minist...
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The latest instalment of Modern Warfare gives players point-of-view control through a character named Farah Karim, a Middle Eastern woman and battle-scarred warrior who has been fighting for survival since childhood.
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In an interview with The Star, Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said the police will be bringing back Malaysian fighters who are currently in Syria, despite opposition from the...
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GENEVA, June 8 — Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an i...
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MELBOURNE, June 7 — A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of the Islamic State (IS) group was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for s...
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MAKKAH (Bernama): Former Malaysian ambassador to France Datuk Ibrahim Abdullah has been appointed Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Special Envoy for Peace in Southern Philippines.
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Established in 1982, Sabah Forest Industries Sdn Bhd (SFI) is one of the largest timber growers and wood processors in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three Islamic State (IS) militants, including two who swore allegiance to an IS leader, have been detained after anti-terror raids in three states, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Three suspected Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have been detained following anti-terror swoops across Malaysia, said national police chief Abdul Hamid Bador yesterda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police have arrested three terror suspects, Malaysia’s police chief Abdul Hamid Bador said on Thursday (May 30).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A local man and two foreigners who were suspected to be involved in terrorist groups have been apprehended by police Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division will be increasing its surveillance as the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations draw near.
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A Malaysian and an explosives expert are among three men arrested by Bukit Aman's Counter-terrorism Unit for suspected involvement with the Islamic State (IS). According to Inspector-General of Police...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — A local man who had pledged his allegiance to terror group Islamic State (IS) through Facebook was among three suspects nabbed by the Bukit Aman Special Counter Terrorism Divi...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have arrested three men over their suspected involvement with Islamic State.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three suspected Islamic State (IS) militants have been detained following anti-terror swoops in three Malaysian states, said national police chief Abdul Ham...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three suspected Islamic State (IS) militants have been detained following anti-terror swoops in three states, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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In the first three decades after Merdeka, Malays had an uneasy relationship with Christians.
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JERLUN, May 25 — The peace enjoyed in the country today is a joy which some people may not be aware as it was considered a normal thing, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defences against Iran as it accused the country’s Revolutionary Guards ...
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IT is quite worrying that Malaysians who joined terror groups abroad, including in Syria, would be allowed to return to the country.
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YOURSAY | 'They wanting to come home should be different from us welcoming them back.' Police: 39 Malaysians detained in Syria want to come home Vent: So, according to Bukit Aman Counter-Terrorism Div...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The close relationship between the police and over 500 former militant detainees in Malaysia have kept them from going back to their old ways.
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KUALA LUMPUR • There are 65 Malaysians trapped in Syria and 39 of them have pleaded for the Malaysian authorities to bring them home, police said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR: 39 of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of involvement in terrorism activities have contacted the police and have said they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - There are still 65 Malaysians trapped in Syria and 39 of them are pleading for Malaysian authorities to bring them home, police said.
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Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorism activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There are still 65 Malaysians trapped in Syria and 39 of them are pleading for Malaysian authorities to bring them home.
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Three suspected militants who were part of a recently busted "wolf pack" cell have been arrested, days after their "brothers in arms" were detained in a series of anti-terror swoops in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Police here have arrested the three remaining members of a terror group linked to the Islamic State (IS), believed to be planning attacks and assassinations in Malaysia to ave...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three temples in Kuala Lumpur have tightened security following the arrest of four suspects linked to an extremist religious group said to be linked to the...
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PETALING JAYA: The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) wants to recruit Malay-speaking agents, according to a banner displayed in Washington, DC.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has advised Malaysians to avoid being provocative or to fight over petty issues.
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Malaysian police have arrested four men who they said were planning to attack temples and churches, and kill high-profile individuals, to avenge the death of a Malay-Muslim fireman who died from injur...
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(May 13): After the Arab revolutions of 2011, multilateral institutions in the Middle East and North Africa began to show greater interest in the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises as a m...
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PETALING JAYA: Bukit Aman’s counter-terrorist division has thwarted a move by a terror cell to kill several high-profile personalities as well as attack several non-Muslim places of worship and ente...
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A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the US military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represents a target, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― At age 93, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is well-known for his strong work ethics and seemingly boundless energy.
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KUALA LUMPUR • MyHSR Corp will call a tender for the appointment of a commercial advisory consultant for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project review exercise today.
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The US expects every country will work to take back their citizens who fought for Islamic State in Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday during a visit to Britain.
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Facebook on May 6 said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to.
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US acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a “credible threat by Iranian regi...
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A ceasefire to end a surge of deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel took hold on Monday after hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes.
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FARAH Ballout’s big, infectious smile is the first thing that greets you at her workplace, a cafe in Lebanon with a mission to do more than just brew coffee.
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MP SPEAKS | In a week’s time, it will be the first anniversary of the historic May 9, 2018 decision of the Malaysian electorate in the 14th general election to bring about a peaceful and democratic ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) once again today described Israel as a terrorist nation and the root cause of instability in the world.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad once again today described Israel as a terrorist nation and the root cause of instability in the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 ― The global community has to give its commitment to resolve the occupation in Palestine, if the Middle East region is to have a shot at becoming stable, Prime Minister Dr Mahath...
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In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, a warning by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) last month that Malaysia was becoming a hub for foreign militants has taken on added signif...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Arab Spring was a failure as all the countries involved in the uprising are now broken in pieces, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Islamic State’s media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadi...
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The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Constitutional law expert Shad Saleem Faruqi has recommended that enforcement authorities such as the army, police, and others, including some members of the elite, should be briefed on ...
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Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels, while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded dur...
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The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday, six days after suic...
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His target was the breakfast buffet at the Taj Samudra, a luxury hotel on Colombo’s seafront.
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Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to Islamic State, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels that killed 253 p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The number of police personnel to be deployed to Sandakan to ensure smooth election process during the by-election for the parliamentary constituency, will be increased, according to Ins...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The number of police personnel to be deployed to Sandakan to ensure smooth election process during the by-election for the parliamentary constituency, will be increased, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today authorities will increase security to ensure the Sandakan by-election on May 11 runs smoothly.
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Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violen...
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The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar.
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IPOH: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar.
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IPOH: The Daesh terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the Southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sr...
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IPOH, April 25 — Sandakan and Tawau in Sabah are being used by militants to enter conflict zones at Southern Philippines and Rakhine Myanmar, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi H...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The advancement in technology, in particular, the widespread use of internet has given rise to a new threat in the form of cyber-attacks, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu (pix) said today.
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The advancement of technology, in particular, the widespread use of internet has given rise to a new threat in the form of cyber attacks, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — The advancement of technology, in particular, the widespread use of internet has given rise to a new threat in the form of cyberattacks, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has called for greater vigilance against the threat of ISIS in cyberspace, warning that it “keeps the virtual form of caliphate alive through...
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MOSCOW, April 24 — Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an “aggressive and reckless” policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The spectrum of defence cooperation, particularly in the aspects of joint training and defence technology transfer, was among matters discussed at a meeting between the Defenc...
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APRIL 21 — A building in Paris burned down and the whole world seems to be sad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today that the threat of Islamic State (IS) and other forms of terrorism is very much under control.
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WHEN addressing Kedah civil servants at Wisma Darul Aman last month, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits it.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia today summoned the US ambassador over Washington’s decision to include Malaysia in a list of countries it says have a high risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
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PETALING JAYA: The Ambassador of the United States was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government's decision to list Malaysia as a country where kidnapping and hostage-taking are a risk.
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WASHINGTON, April 16 — UniCredit agreed to pay USUS$1.3 billion (RM5.35 billion) to settle allegations it processed payments that violated US sanctions on Iran and other countries, officials in Wash...
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BABULHAWA (Syria): The Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organisations (Mapim) has appealed to Malaysians to continue assisting them to meet their RM3 million target, in order to channel basi...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been listed as a country with a risk of kidnapping and hostage-taking by the United States government.
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WASHINGTON: The US government has included Malaysia in its list of 35 countries with the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
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