SEPANG, May 24 - A Thai couple was detained after RM700,000 was discovered in their baggage at the KLIA2 departure hall last Thursday. Customs deputy director-general Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law Tuesday across the southern third of the country, after deadly clashes between security forces and Islamic State group-linked militants in a major city. The announcement, made by his spokesman at a press conference in Moscow where Duterte was on an official visit, fulfils an often-repeated warning by the president that he would enforce military rule to quell security threats. Duterte placed all of the southern region of Mindanao, which makes up roughly one third of the country and is home to 20 million people, under martial law, spokesman Ernesto Abella said in the nationally televised briefing.
MANCHESTER, England/LONDON (Reuters) - The suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northern England, on Monday has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, British police said. Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth, U.S. security officials said, citing British intelligence officials. Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Abedi was born and brought up in Britain.
Manchester United have had a long, hard season but the prospect of winning a European trophy and booking a spot in next season's Champions League will be enough to revitalise tired minds and bodies for one more match, midfielder Juan Mata has said. United, who finished sixth in the Premier League, face Ajax Amsterdam in Wednesday's Europa League final knowing victory will earn them a berth in next season's elite club competition. "The Champions League is the best competition ... now we are playing in the Europa League and if we win it as I did a few years ago (with Chelsea), it's a double bonus, as it's a trophy and a Champions League spot, so it's very important," Mata told The Telegraph.
President Evo Morales's ex-girlfriend Gabriela Zapata was sentenced to ten years prison on corruption charges on Tuesday, capping a steamy case that also involved allegations of a hidden love child. Morales, 57, said the affair ended two years later. The case exploded into the headlines in February 2016, just as Bolivia headed into a referendum on whether to allow Morales, who is single, to run for a fourth term.
KIMANIS, May 24 - Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal has denied receiving any money from 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) while still in Umno. The former Umno...
Salma Hayek laid into Hollywood sexism on Tuesday, saying the system treats actresses like performing monkeys and wants rid of them once they realise they are smart. The Mexican star of "Frida" and "Desperado" lambasted the "macho" attitudes of Tinseltown, where fewer than seven percent of films are made by women. "Hollywood is not going to change and give it to women because it is all guys," she said.