Doctor in disbelief at devastation

PETALING JAYA: One by one, buildings were crumbling in Osmaniye, Turkiye, as Malaysian doctor Mohamad Zikri Ahmad Tarmidi struggled to get out alive from the fourth floor of his 10- storey apartment building. Read full story

Govt eyes to lower deficit

PUTRAJAYA: Budget 2023 will outline efforts to reduce the country’s economic deficit, says Prime Minis­ter Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Read full story

Minsk jails Polish-Belarusian reporter for eight years

BELARUS today sentenced a Polish-Belarusian journalist to eight years in prison over his critical reporting on the Moscow-aligned regime of President Alexander Lukashenko.   Supporters including Polish authorities condemned the trial.  

‘Strong indications’ Putin approved MH17 missile supply

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin likely decided to supply the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, but there is no realistic prospect of prosecuting him or others, investigators said today.   Investigators said there were “strong indications” Putin had personally approved the transfer of the missile to pro-Russian separatists during fighting in eastern […]