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Malay Rulers in rare intervention on intolerance

Malaysia's nine state sultans have issued a rare statement expressing concern about "divisive actions" in the name of Islam, as fears grow of rising intolerance in the multi-ethnic country.


Zamihan denies insulting Johor Sultan

Zamihan accuses the media of slandering him and demands the media to retract their reports within seven days or face legal actions.


Wind farms in Atlantic could power the world

Wind farms in the open ocean can generate far more renewable energy than those on land, possibly enough to power the whole world, said a US study on Monday.


Rohingya feel like prisoners in giant Bangladesh camp

Hasina Begum's earliest memory is of watching the jungle cut down to expand the camp in Bangladesh that is the only home the 31-year-old Rohingya refugee has ever known.


Could an independent Catalonia stay in the EU?

Catalan leaders say they want to remain part of the European Union in the event of independence from Spain, but the path to continuing membership or rejoining the bloc is not clear.


Crux day for Spain as Catalan leader decides on independence

Spain's separatism crisis faced a decisive moment Tuesday with Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont to address regional lawmakers in a speech his supporters hope will be a unilateral declaration of independence.


Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10

More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through through California's wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday.


Solution on hiring of foreign workers to be unveiled soon: Wee

Wee Ka Siong says the government has drawn up a substantial plan to help local businesses address the issue of hiring foreign workers.


At least 12 dead as Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least 12 Rohingya refugees, most of them children, drowned and scores more were missing Monday after their overloaded boat capsized in the latest tragedy to strike those fleeing violence in Myanmar.


Pressure mounts on Catalan separatists after unity rallies

Pressure mounted on Monday against Catalan plans to declare independence after hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied to defend Spanish unity.


 

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