Category : Politics

Politics / Politics - 2 weeks ago

Turkey, Netherlands on high alert after protests

Turkey and the Netherlands remain vigilant the morning after protests in Turkey and the Netherlands over the Dutch decision to bar Turkish ministers from campaigning amongst Turkish emigres ahead of April's referendum turned violent.(1 min, 37 sec)

Politics / Politics - 3 weeks ago

PM Najib chairs emergency NSC meeting

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived at the Royal Malaysia Air Force base in Subang near here from Jakarta at 5.40pm today. The Prime Minister was in Jakarta since yesterday to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit which concluded toda...

Politics / Politics - 3 weeks ago

Philippine police rejoin drug war

The Philippine police chief today said his forces had "reloaded" and are back fighting their president's deadly war on drugs, just over a month after they were withdrawn because of widespread corruption.(1 min, 19 sec)

Politics / Politics - 3 weeks ago

South Asia faces global security threat

The South Asian region is facing a global security threat as it has the "highest concentration of organised terrorists anywhere in the world". Afghanistan's national security advisor Hanif Atmar said this during his speech at the 19th Asian Security...

Politics / Politics - 3 weeks ago

Thai turtle needs surgery after eating 915 coins

A Thai sea turtle found itself in the soup today, when its expensive tastes landed it on a surgeon's table. Veterinarians in Bangkok operated on the female green turtle - nicknamed "Bank" - after she had snaffled almost 1,000 coins, thrown into her...