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by / on May 22, 2018 at 10:13 am / in News Desk

Malaysia anti-graft chief was “sent a bullet” for investigating scandal

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The head of Malaysia’s anti-graft agency gave an explosive account on Tuesday of how witnesses disappeared and officers were purged and intimidated after they tried in 2015 to charge ex-premier Najib Razak for siphoning funds f…

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by / on May 22, 2018 at 10:04 am / in News Desk

M&S to close 100 UK stores by 2022

LONDON (Reuters) – British retailer Marks & Spencer said on Tuesday it plans to close over 100 stores in its home market by 2022, accelerating a programme to re-shape its store estate as more sales move online.

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by / on May 22, 2018 at 10:04 am / in News Desk

May joins families to remember Manchester pop concert victims

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will join Prince William at a memorial service in Manchester on Tuesday to remember the 22 victims of a suicide bombing on a pop concert a year ago, Britain’s deadliest attack for more than a decade.

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by / on May 22, 2018 at 8:55 am / in News Desk

Commander says Iran’s people will punch U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A senior Iranian military commander poured scorn on U.S. threats to tighten sanctions on Tuesday, saying the Islamic Republic’s people would respond by punching U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the mouth.

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by / on May 22, 2018 at 8:48 am / in News Desk

Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track

BEIJING (Reuters) – About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncerta…

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