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Anti-Beijing Hong Kong lawmakers disqualified from parliament

Four pro-democracy lawmakers were disqualified from Hong Kong's parliament Friday in a move that will worsen growing fears the city's freedoms are under serious threat from Beijing.


One dead as highway under construction in Singapore collapses

One man was killed and 10 others injured in Singapore Friday when a partially-built elevated highway they were working on collapsed, authorities said, a rare construction accident in the city-state.


China under pressure to free Liu's widow

China faced international calls Friday to free the widow of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo after global condemnation over the Communist regime's refusal to grant the democracy champion's dying wish to leave the country.


MH17 families demand justice

Teary-eyed families of Malaysians killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday demanded those responsible be brought to justice, ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster.


Don't use dirty tactic on us, BN told

"You must not think you can use this tactic to oppress us. It will backfire on you!"


Public caning unconstitutional: MCA

The amendment bill is unconstitutional and is detrimental to the country's legal system.


King's birthday changed to Sept 9

The prime minister's department said in a statement that the government had agreed to defer the Yang di-Pertuan Agong's birthday for this year to September 9 (Saturday).


China under pressure to free ailing Nobel laureate

China faced sustained international pressure on Thursday to let cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo seek treatment abroad, as official hospital updates suggest the democracy champion is close to death.


Mexican artist aims for record mural on US border wall

On the imposing metal sheets of the border fence that divides Tijuana, Mexico from San Diego, California, a hand reaches out in friendship amid a burst of butterflies.


Former Brazil president gets 9.5 years for graft

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for graft on Wednesday -- a stark fall from grace for the iconic leftist leader, and the latest twist in a sprawling political corruption probe engulfing Latin America's largest economy.


 

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