PARIS, Jan 7 – A knife-wielding man shot dead by Paris police on Thursday was carrying paper with an ISIS flag on it as well as a claim of responsibility, according to the Paris prosecutor. The incident came as France marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly Charlie Hebdo terror attacks. The prosecutor’s office
CHINA, JAN 7 – Markets around the world were in tumult on Thursday after the Chinese authorities imposed measures designed to prevent panic selling of stocks for the second time in four days. Prices for stocks and commodities dropped sharply, while bonds and so-called haven currencies rallied in a replay of the
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 1 – After 18 days of debates which beginning Oct 26, the Supply Bill 2016 amounting to RM267.2 billion was approved without amendments by the Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday night. Deputy Speaker Datuk Ronald Kiandee put the Bill to the House and it was passed by a majority voice
ISTANBUL, Nov 24 – A Turkish warplane shot down a jet near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday after it violated Turkish airspace, according to a military official. The official said a Turkish F16S shot down a jet, but the nationality of that aircraft was unclear. The official confirmed the downed jet
BAMAKO, Nov 20 – Gunmen have launched an attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in the centre of Mali’s capital, Bamako, witnesses say. A security source told the reporters that the apparently it’s an attempt to take hostages. It reported that the police are there and are sealing off the area.
Saint-Denis, France, Nov 18 – Three terrorist suspects have been killed in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis during a major security operation linked to the deadly attacks that rocked the French capital five days ago, a police source said. The targets of the raid are believed to have included the
FRENCH, Nov 16 – French fighter jets bombed a series of ISIS sites in Raqqa, Syria, on Sunday in what officials described as a major bombardment. The airstrikes came two days after a series of terrorist attacks in Paris. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which France’s President described as “an
PARIS, Nov 14 – At least 100 people have been killed inside the Bataclan concert hall where attackers seized hostages, police officials say. The two attackers holding the hostages have been killed by elite police commandos in a raid. The majority of the dead are believed to be at a rock gig where
PARIS, Nov 14 – Police who launched an assault on the Bataclan concert hall where at least 100 hostages are being held have reportedly killed two gunmen. Police confirmed that the operation is over. During the assault, witnesses reported hearing five successive explosions followed by gunshots around the venue. Earlier, police officials said at
PARIS (Reuters), Nov 14 – French President Francois Hollande said a state of emergency would be declared across France and national borders shut following a spate of attacks in Paris on Friday evening in which he said dozens were killed. Hollande said in a brief statement on television that a cabinet
Washington, Nov 14 – President Barack Obama said the U.S. is prepared to provide whatever assistance France needs in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris that killed dozens of people on Friday night. “We’ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians,” Obama told reporters in Washington during hastily arranged remarks.
PARIS (Reuters), Nov 14 – At least 60 people have been killed and around 100 others are being held hostage following a series of coordinated attacks in Paris on Friday night. Police say there have been multiple shootings and several explosions across the French capital. One of the shootings took place at the Bataclan
PARIS, Nov 14 – At least 35 people were reported dead during multiple acts of violence in Paris, including shootings in a Paris restaurant and explosions near the country’s main sports stadium, the AP said. Police said at least 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement,
PARIS (AP), Nov 14 — Two police officials say that at least 26 people have been killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, in the deadliest violence in France in decades. One of the police officials said 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement and about 15
PARIS, Nov 14 – At least 60 people have been taken hostage at a concert hall in Paris, local media reports citing police. The hostage situation comes amid chaos caused by shootings and an explosion that killed at least 18 people in the center of the French capital.
PARIS, Nov 14 – At least 18 people were killed in shootings in central Paris late Friday. Police were outside a restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, where the incident occurred. Lylia Melkonian, a reporter for France 2, told there were three different sites where people were shot. We could not
PARIS, Nov 14 – French media is reporting several attacks across Paris, including a shooting at a Cambodian restaurant in the French capital.Reports said several people have been killed at the restaurant after a gunman opened fired with a kalashnikov. Police officials said there has also been two explosions near
BALING, Nov 7 – The number of flood victims who were evacuated to relief centres in the district this afternoon rose to 608 people from 106 families today, compared to 349 victims from 87 families yesterday. Baling Social Welfare Department officer Syamsul Izrin Isahak said the victims are housed at Dewan
SUDAN, Nov 4 – A plane has crash-landed near South Sudan’s airport shortly after taking off. The aircraft had seven passengers and five Russian crew members on board, but only two people survived. The eyewitness saw aircraft lying across the White Nile River. [gap height=”20″] According to the local radio station’s
PETALING JAYA, Nov 4 – British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT Malaysia) expressed extreme disappointment and shock at the unprecedented massive increase in cigarette excise of more than 40% by the Government effective on Nov 3, 2015. The Managing Director of BAT Malaysia Stefano Clini said that the tobacco industry has already hit