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  • Trump says ‘perhaps illegal’ for lawyer to tape client

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    Trump says ‘perhaps illegal’ for lawyer to tape client

    WASHINGTON, July 21 — US President Donald Trump said that it was “perhaps illegal” for a lawyer to record a client, a day after reports his onetime attorney had recorded...

  • Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

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    Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

    JAKARTA, July 21 — A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said today. The girl was...

  • At least 10 dead in Vietnam floods

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    At least 10 dead in Vietnam floods

  • French interior minister to face parliament over Macron's bodyguard

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    French interior minister to face parliament over Macron's bodyguard

  • Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in two decades

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    Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in two decades

  • Myanmar violated UN child rights pact in Rohingya crackdown, experts find

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    Myanmar violated UN child rights pact in Rohingya crackdown, experts find

  • SingHealth cyberattack likely to be state-sponsored; Medical data a goldmine for hackers, say experts

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    SingHealth cyberattack likely to be state-sponsored; Medical data a goldmine for hackers, say experts

  • Saudi Arabia slams 'racial discrimination' of Israeli law

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    Saudi Arabia slams 'racial discrimination' of Israeli law

  • Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy

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    Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy

  • Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

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    Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

  • France, Russia send humanitarian aid to Syria for Ghouta victims

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    France, Russia send humanitarian aid to Syria for Ghouta victims

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  • Suharto's son to run for office

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    Suharto's son to run for office

  • Macron aide to be fired

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    Macron aide to be fired

  • 17 dead in Missouri boat tragedy

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    17 dead in Missouri boat tragedy

  • Cambodian opposition’s Rainsy calls for elections boycott

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    Cambodian opposition’s Rainsy calls for elections boycott

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  • Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death

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    Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death

    GAZA, July 21 — A ceasefire announced by Hamas largely held today after a wave of deadly air strikes across the Palestinian enclave sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier...

  • Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

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    Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

    YANGON, July 21 ― A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, telling AFP today that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board...

  • After fall of Rajoy, Spain conservatives pick new leader

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    After fall of Rajoy, Spain conservatives pick new leader

    MADRID, July 21 ― Spain's conservatives pick a new leader today after ex-prime minister Mariano Rajoy was ousted, with his former right-hand woman Soraya Saenz de Santamaria...

  • Fugitive DHL heir arrested, jailed in Palau

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    Fugitive DHL heir arrested, jailed in Palau

    KOROR (Palau), July 21 ― The fugitive DHL heir Larry Hillbroom Jr has been arrested and jailed in Palau after two days on the run, the Pacific island nation's attorney general...

  • Some countries buying Russian gear deserve sanctions waivers, says US defence secretary

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    Some countries buying Russian gear deserve sanctions waivers, says US defence secretary

    WASHINGTON, July 21 ― US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis yesterday spoke in support of waivers for sanctions being imposed against nations buying military gear from Russia. The...

  • Monitor: Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians

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    Monitor: Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians

    BEIRUT, July 21 ― Twenty-six civilians were killed in air strikes yesterday on areas controlled by the Islamic State jihadist group in southern Syria's Daraa province, a war...

  • At Trump summit, Putin made 'concrete' Ukraine offer, says envoy

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    At Trump summit, Putin made 'concrete' Ukraine offer, says envoy

    MOSCOW, July 21 ― Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a concrete offer on Ukraine to his US counterpart Donald Trump, the Russian ambassador to Washington said yesterday,...

  • Colombia's Santos urges peace as FARC take seats in Congress

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    Colombia's Santos urges peace as FARC take seats in Congress

    BOGOTA, July 21 ― Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress yesterday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan...

  • Incoming Mexico leader blasts campaign fine as 'act of vengeance'

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    Incoming Mexico leader blasts campaign fine as 'act of vengeance'

    MEXICO CITY, July 21 ― Mexico's incoming president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador yesterday slammed a decision by the electoral authority to fine his party US$10 million (RM40.6...

  • Firefighters injured as blaze near Yosemite grows

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    Firefighters injured as blaze near Yosemite grows

    LOS ANGELES, July 21 ― A fire that claimed the life of one firefighter and injured two others near California's Yosemite national park has almost doubled in size in three days,...

  • 'Duck boat' design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas

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    'Duck boat' design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas

    MISSOURI, July 21 ― The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident...

  • Missouri ‘duck boat’ captain told passengers not to don life jackets, says survivor

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    Missouri ‘duck boat’ captain told passengers not to don life jackets, says survivor

    MISSOURI, July 21 ― An Indiana woman who lost nine members of her family, including her children and husband, when a “duck boat” capsized and sank in Missoruri said on...

  • US loses bid to end children's climate change lawsuit

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    US loses bid to end children's climate change lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 ― A federal appeals court in San Francisco yesterday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the...

  • Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza Strip

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    Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza Strip

    GAZA, July 21 ― Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, said today. “With...

  • Judge praises US efforts in reuniting migrant families

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    Judge praises US efforts in reuniting migrant families

    WASHINGTON, July 21 ― A federal judge said yesterday the US government had made “very promising” progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their...

  • 17 dead in Missouri after storm sinks ‘duck boat’

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    17 dead in Missouri after storm sinks ‘duck boat’

    BRANSON, July 20 — Divers today recovered the last of the bodies from the wreckage of a “duck boat” that sank yesterday during a storm on a Missouri lake, counting among the...

  • Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

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    Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

    BERLIN, July 20 — A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck today, wounding at least 14 people, two seriously, before being...

  • Hackers stole data of PM Lee and 1.5 million patients in ‘major cyberattack’ on Singapore health records

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    Hackers stole data of PM Lee and 1.5 million patients in ‘major cyberattack’ on Singapore health records

    SINGAPORE, July 20 — In the biggest and most serious cyberattack yet on Singapore, hackers last month broke into SingHealth’s IT systems to steal the data of 1.5 million...

  • Cohen taped Trump discussing payment to Playboy model, lawyer says

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    Cohen taped Trump discussing payment to Playboy model, lawyer says

    WASHINGTON, July 20 — US President Donald Trump's onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen recorded a conversation with Trump two months before the 2016 election in which they...