Beijing on Monday fired back at US criticism of an artificial island project in the disputed South China Sea that could reportedly include an airstrip, with a top general defending it as "justifiable".
Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird put up a superb performance Saturday to clinch victory in the Formula E on the Putrajaya street circuit in Malaysia despite a raging Lucas Di Grassi hot on the Englishman`s heels.
The Malaysian government and police are monitoring those Malaysians who are fighting for the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical organisation and planning to return to the country to spread their extremist ideologies, Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Wan Jaafar said Monday.
Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.
Nearly four months after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people, the disaster remains highly controversial as the Netherlands on Monday holds a memorial ceremony for the dead.