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  • Malaysia, Australia to ink deal on black box custody, says report
    Malaysia, Australia to ink deal on black box custody, says report

    Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial "black box" flight data recorders, according to a report yesterday. Malaysia is drafting the agreement "to safeguard both nations from any legal pitfalls that may surface during that (recovery)... …

  • No Obama meeting for Anwar in next week’s visit
    No Obama meeting for Anwar in next week’s visit

    President Barack Obama does not plan to see opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when he is in Kuala Lumpur next week, though US officials yesterday did not rule out a lower-level meeting. Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Malaysia in nearly half a century when he touches down in the country on April 26. Washington has... …

  • MH370 suits in US might be scuttled by reluctance to hear foreign crash cases, reports NBC
    MH370 suits in US might be scuttled by reluctance to hear foreign crash cases, reports NBC

    Six weeks after flight MH370 vanished from the radar screens, experts said lawyers attracted to potentially lucrative fees might find United States federal courts reluctant to take up foreign crashes, and might even reject legal suits related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. US legal experts said the majority of discussions about... …

  • Missing boy found dead in reservoir
    Missing boy found dead in reservoir

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The body of missing 11-year-old Khairul Azriel Abdul Razak, who fell into a monsoon drain near his school on Wednesday, was recovered in a reservoir at Kampung Berembang,... …

  • Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views
    Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — An interfaith group expressed shock today at the “racist” views of a former high-ranking judge who had called the presence of large Hindu and Buddhist statues in the... …

  • Karpal and I never quarrelled even though we belonged to different parties, says Ling
    Karpal and I never quarrelled even though we belonged to different parties, says Ling

    Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh and former transport minister Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik never quarrelled or fought, despite being in different parties with competing ideas about politics. This was because the former MCA chairman and the late DAP stalwart had forged a friendship at university, which Dr Ling said stood the tests that politics threw at... …

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 Dis (Bernama) -- Ratu skuasy negara dan pemain nombor satu

dunia Datuk Nicol David menjadi pilihan utama Kejohanan Terbuka Wanita Dunia

yang dijadual bermula lewat hari ini dengan pusingan kelayakan di Kepulauan

Cayman.

Empat hari pertama kejohanan tahunan itu akan berlangsung di South Sound

Club sebelum berpindah ke gelanggang kaca di Festival Green, Teluk Camana,

demikian menurut laman sesawang kejohanan www.worldopensquash.com.

Nicol yang enam kali bergelar juara dunia iaitu di Hong Kong (2005), Ireland

Utara (2006), England (2008), Mesir (2010) dan dua kali di Belanda (2009 dan

2011), juga menjuarai Terbuka Kepulauan Cayman sebanyak tiga kali - 2009, 2010

dan 2011.

Pada perlawanan pertama Ahad ini, beliau diundi bertemu pemain di ranking

ke-20 dunia Omneya Abdel Kawy dari Mesir yang merupakan naib juara Terbuka Dunia

2010.

Anak jati Pulau Pinang berusia 29 tahun itu dijangka bertemu sama ada

pilihan kesembilan Annie Au dari Hong Kong atau pemain Denmark Line Hansen jika

mara ke pusingan kedua.

-- LAGI

SUKAN-SKUASY (TERBUKA DUNIA) 2 (AKHIR) KUALA LUMPUR

Sementara itu, seorang lagi pemain negara yang berkedudukan ketujuh dunia,

Low Wee Wern akan bertemu pemain bukan pilihan dari England Sarah Kippax pada

pusingan pertama.

Pemenang dijangka bertemu sama ada pilihan ke-12 dari Australia Kasey Brown

atau pemain nombor tiga dunia Laura Massaro dari England pada pusingan suku

akhir.

Malaysia memulakan kempen pada kejohanan ini dengan pemain nombor tiga

negara Delia Arnold menentang sama ada Tesni Evans dari Wales atau pemain Mexico

Ivonne Diaz pada pusingan kelayakan.

-- BERNAMA

MCYS ERE KHY NM

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  • Told to ‘shut up’ on Twitter, Zul Noordin lashes back at Khairy The Malay Mail Online
    Told to ‘shut up’ on Twitter, Zul Noordin lashes back at Khairy

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — A feud is breaking out between former Perkasa vice president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin and Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin on Twitter. Told unequivocally by the minister... …

  • Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police The Malaysian Insider
    Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police

    Initial investigations have revealed that Karpal Singh’s Toyota Alphard crashed into a five-ton lorry in the accident yesterday that claimed his life and that of his assistant, Perak police said today. State police chief Datuk Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani also dismissed rumours and speculation that the accident was caused by the lorry crashing... …

  • Langkawi BN MP pokes fun at Karpal Singh’s remains The Malaysian Insider
    Langkawi BN MP pokes fun at Karpal Singh’s remains

    As the nation mourns the passing of a great politician, BN MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad insulted the late Karpal Singh by posting a picture of the veteran politician's blood-smeared face as he lay in his Toyota Alphard following a tragic accident this morning. Along with the Facebook picture was a newspaper cutting on Karpal being opposed to the... …