THE STAR KUALA LUMPUR
Anwar - I have strong majority, Muhyiddin's gov't has fallen
'With solid and convincing majority, it means that as of this moment, the government of Muhyiddin Yassin has fallen.'
Mike Pence’s plane forced to return to New Hampshire airport after striking bird
Oil falls after surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories
Oil prices fell on Wednesday after an industry group reported a rise in U.S. crude inventories against expectations for a decline, adding to worries about demand that led to a steep selloff earlier in the week.
Former rebel commander to be next president of Bougainville, lead independence talks
Former rebel military commander Ishmael Toroama has been elected as president of Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, electoral officials said on Wednesday. Toroama is set to lead talks seeking independence.
Japan to Lift Entry Ban for All Countries Starting in Oct, But Tourists Excluded
The Asahi newspaper reports that the government plans to lift the entry ban for foreigners newly entering Japan from all countries starting as early as the first part of October, except for tourists. The easing of restrictions will not only apply to business people, but also to those with newly issued mid- to longer-term residency visas (of longer than three months).
The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
New York says new cluster of Brooklyn COVID-19 cases causes 'significant concern'
NEW YORK - New York City's Health Department has identified a new cluster of COVID-19 cases in Brooklyn, and said on Tuesday a marked uptick in infections there and in some other neighborhoods is "cause for significant concern."
Victoria records 15 new coronavirus cases and five deaths
Australia's coronavirus hot spot of Victoria on Wednesday said coronavirus cases nearly halved against the previous day as the state looks to ease some restrictions as early as next week.
Cops record statement of eight witnesses after daring Besraya Highway gold heist
A gold salesman and his friend were robbed by three men armed with machetes on the Sungai Besi Expressway expressway yesterday. ― Picture by Hari AnggaraKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Police have recorded the statements of eight witnesses over the daring armed robbery of more than RM3 million worth of jewellery, cash and a four-wheel drive vehicle at the Sungai Besi Expressway here yesterday.
Krasnodar, Salzburg edge closer to Champions League group stage
KRASNODAR, Russia (Reuters) - Krasnodar and Salzburg closed in on berths in the Champions League group stage after 2-1 wins in the first leg of the competition's playoff round while Slavia Prague were held to a 0-0 home draw by Danes Midtjylland on Tuesday.
Medvedev beaten in Hamburg after run to U.S. Open semifinals
Daniil Medvedev lost his first match since reaching the U.S. Open semifinals as he was beaten 6-4, 6-3 Tuesday by unseeded French player Ugo Humbert in the first round of the Hamburg European Open. The top-seeded Medvedev was a break up at 4-3 in the first set but was broken…
Juventus sign Atletico forward Morata on one-year loan deal
Juventus have signed Spain striker Alvaro Morata on a one-season loan from Atletico Madrid for 10 million euros ($11.71 million), the Italian champions said Tuesday.