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Najib arrives in Chennai, begins official visit to India

CHENNAI, Mar 30: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak  has arrived here on Thursday to begin his five-day official visit to India. The aircraft carrying Najib and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor landed at the Chennai International Airport at about 1.50 pm local time (4.25 pm Malaysian time). The Malaysian delegation was welcomed by the High Commissioner ...Full Article

French militant in Brussels terror attack transited in M’sia

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 30: The French mastermind of the 2014 Jewish Museum of Belgium shootings transited in Malaysia prior to the attack in a bid to cover his tracks ...Full Article

Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts

SYDNEY, Mar 30: Emergency services plan to evacuate thousands of people stranded on resort islands with water supplies running low in Australia’s tropical northeast on Thursday, two days after ...Full Article

Trump administration pursues sale of F-16’s to Bahrain – source

WASHINGTON, Mar 30: President Donald Trump’s administration has informed Congress of its plan to pursue the US$5 billion sale to Bahrain of 19 Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft and related ...Full Article

Turkey ends military operation inside northern Syria

ISTANBUL, Mar 30: Turkey on Wednesday (Mar 29) announced its military campaign inside northern Syria was over, without specifying whether it will pull its troops out from the neighbouring ...Full Article

Brexit begins: Theresa May declares ‘no turning back’

BRUSSELS, Mar 30: Britain formally launched the process for leaving the European Union on Wednesday (Mar 29), and Prime Minister Theresa May declared there is “no turning back”. “This is ...Full Article

US senator warns of Russian interference in French election

WASHINGTON, Mar 30: The head of the powerful Senate Intelligence Committee warned on Wednesday (Mar 29) that Russia is interfering in the French election just as it did in ...Full Article

India’s crackdown on abattoirs spreads, causing Muslim unease

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Mar 29: A crackdown on unlicensed abattoirs in India’s most populous state has spread to other states ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, as Hindu hardliners ...Full Article

Wild Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

BANGKOK, Mar 29: Conservationists on Tuesday (Mar 29) hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a “miraculous” victory for a sub-species nearly wiped ...Full Article

Students from top Chinese university required to swim to graduate: Report

BEIJING, Mar 29: A top Chinese university has come under fire on social media for making it a requirement for its students to know how to swim in order ...Full Article
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