House turned drug lab busted by Perak cops

IPOH: They looked like your average nondescript homes, but behind the doors of two houses in Manjung were fully-equipped laboratories that had churned out drugs that could be supplied to about 260,000 users. Read full story

Tight security as Trump set for historic court appearance

DONALD Trump is set to plead not guilty to criminal charges in a New York courtroom in an unprecedented case that threatens to upend the 2024 White House race. Trump is the first sitting or former American president to be criminally indicted – a historic development that has propelled the United States into uncharted political […]

German chancellor faces possible parliamentary tax fraud probe

GERMAN lawmakers said today they will seek to open an investigation into Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s possible involvement as mayor of Hamburg in a tax fraud scam that cost the government millions of euros. The probe would look at whether political figures helped private bank M.M. Warburg to avoid paying back falsely claimed tax rebates in […]

UN rights council adopts Malaysia-sponsored resolution

THE United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday adopted a resolution jointly sponsored by Malaysia and seven other UNHRC core members. According to a Foreign Ministry statement issued today, besides Malaysia, the resolution titled “Promoting Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals through Transparent, Accountable and Efficient Public Services Delivery” was also sponsored by Azerbaijan, Georgia, […]

Iraq, Kurdish region sign accord to resume oil exports

IRAQ’s federal government and the Kurdistan autonomous region signed an accord today to allow Kurdish oil exports to resume through Turkey after they were halted 10 days ago, officials said. The agreement, signed in Baghdad in the presence of Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani and Kurdish premier Masrour Barzani, is to be implemented “today”, a […]

Anwar seeks judgement in default against Pendang MP

KUALA LUMPUR; Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has applied for a judgment in default against Pendang MP Datuk Awang Solahuddin Hashim for failing to file a statement of defence in response to his defamation suit within the stipulated time period. Read full story