KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today lambasted the government for not providing clear leadership and a detailed action plan to address the worsening Covid-19...
Former England and United striker Rooney has called time on his illustrious playing career after being named Derby boss on Friday. But his first game as permanent manager did not go according to plan as Jamie Lindsay scored a late winner for Rotherham to leave Derby second from bottom in the 24-team league with 19 points from 23 matches.
From “emaciated” refugees to crops burned on the brink of harvest, starvation threatens the survivors of more than two months of fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. The first humanitarian workers to arrive after pleading with the Ethiopian government for access describe weakened children dying from diarrhea after drinking from rivers. A local official told a Jan. 1 crisis meeting of government and aid workers that hungry people had asked for “a single biscuit.”
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Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down Italy's coalition government at a critical juncture in the coronavirus pandemic. Renzi orchestrated the resignations of two ministers from his tiny but key Italia Viva party. The outcome of his power play will become clearer this week, when Premier Giuseppe Conte addresses both houses of Parliament.
The threat of extremist groups descending on state capitals in a series of demonstrations Sunday prompted governors to roll out a massive show of force and implement tight security measures at statehouses across the country. Fencing, boarded-up windows and lines of police and National Guard troops have transformed statehouse grounds ahead of expected demonstrations leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. The stepped-up security measures were intended to safeguard seats of government from the type of violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, when a mob supporting President Donald Trump overran the building while Congress was certifying the Electoral College vote.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — A watchdog group has said today that it was unnecessary for the police to hold a minor in a lock-up for a prolonged period of time, which had then led to her alleged rape by...
As one of the 47 tennis players forced into a hard isolation ahead of the Australian Open, New Zealand's Artem Sitak may be bouncing off the walls of his Melbourne hotel room by the end of his 14-day quarantine. The Russia-born doubles specialist was on flight QR7493 from Los Angeles, sharing the chartered plane with three people who tested positive to COVID-19 after landing in Melbourne. Now, as one of the two-dozen players aboard the flight deemed "close contacts" of the infected trio, Sitak is effectively in solitary confinement at the View Melbourne, an inner city hotel converted into a quarantine facility.
In countries like the Czech Republic, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania and Bulgaria, vaccine skeptics have included former presidents and even some doctors. Serbian tennis champion Novak Djokovic was among those who said he did not want to be forced to get inoculated.
MOH has confirmed the detection of 30 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon on Sunday (17 January).
Max Pacioretty scored seven seconds into overtime as the Vegas Golden Knights completed a sweep of their season-opening two-game series with the Anaheim Ducks with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Pacioretty's one-timer from the bottom of the right circle into the top right corner came at the end of a two-on-one break with Mark Stone, who scooped up a loose puck on the opening faceoff of overtime and then broke into the Anaheim zone.
NASA's newest deep space rocket built by Boeing might have to stay grounded a little while longer. The Space Launch System was designed to return US astronauts to the moon by 2024 as part of NASA's Artemis Program. During an engine test on Saturday, all four of the Space Launch System's engines were ignited together for the first time, but that only lasted over a minute, well below the roughly eight-minute target for the test, designed to simulate the internal conditions of a real liftoff. It was a crucial test meant to cap a nearly year-long campaign by NASA and Boeing, before a debut unmanned launch later this year. The premature end of Saturday's test is just the latest in a series of setbacks. The SLS is three years behind schedule, and nearly $3 billion over budget. It also faces mounting competition from rival heavy-lifters in the aerospace market like Elon Musks's SpaceX. It's unclear if there will be another test before its official launch, but the project's program manager told reporters that decision may come as soon as next month.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The current federal government’s successful push for a declaration of a nationwide Emergency on Malaysia and the subsequent Ordinance or law created under the Emergency...
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Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court and wounding the driver, a court official said. It was the latest attack in the Afghan capital during peace talks between Taliban and Afghan government officials in Qatar. Supreme Court of Afghanistan spokesman Ahmad Fahim Qawim, said the women were judges who worked for the high court but he did not identify them by name.
India's Covid-19 vaccination drive had a successful start with more than 190,000 people receiving their first jabs and no one hospitalised for major side effects, the health ministry said, but reports emerged about concerns over the homegrown vaccine.
KUCHING, Jan 17 — Sarawak’s Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said today he is now undergoing a home stay order (HSO) as part of the standard operating procedure...
Lahiru Thirimanne scored his first test century in eight years as Sri Lanka narrowed England's lead to 44 at lunch on the fourth day of the first test on Sunday. Thirimanne’s patient 111 off 251 balls included 12 fours and carried Sri Lanka to 242-4 and in sight of making England have to bat again.. Sam Curran (2-37) provided the much-awaited breakthrough when he got the inside edge off Thirimanne’s bat off a delivery which nipped back into the left-hander.
The Australian Open will go ahead in early February, the tournament director Craig Tiley confirmed on Sunday, despite anger from players now unable to train under strict quarantine. Earlier this weekend, three coronavirus infections were reported on chartered flights carrying dozens of players and their entourages to Melbourne. In addition to a 14-day hotel quarantine those players arriving in the city will no longer be able to leave their rooms to train. But, other players who arrived before the weekend are permitted to train for five hours a day, raising questions about the integrity of the year's first Grand Slam tournament. Romanian Sorana Cirstea, the women's world number 71, tweeted, "If they would have told us this rule before, I would not play in Australia. I would have stayed home." Tiley says tournament organisers will accommodate isolated players the best they can: "The Australian Open is going ahead and we will continue to do the best we possibly can do to ensure those players have the best opportunity." He added that players who can't leave their rooms will be provided with exercise equipment.