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INDIA will make a formal request to Malaysia for the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, reported the Times of India today.

Penceramah kontroversi itu dituduh mengetuai persatuan haram dan sengaja menghina ajaran agama lain. PETALING JAYA: Agensi Siasatan Kebangsaan India (NIA) sudah membuat pendakwaan terhadap penceramah kontroversi Zakir Naik dengan dakwaan mengetuai “persatuan menyalahi undang-undang” dan menghasut orang muda bertindak ganas dan menyertai kumpulan global seperti IS.

Halimah Yacob will continue to live in Yishun flat

SINGAPORE – President-elect Halimah Yacob will not only become Singapore’s first woman president, but she will also be the first to live in a Housing Board flat during her term. Shortly after being declared the winner in a walkover, she told reporters that she had no plans to move out of her family home in Yishun […]

Halimah Yacob is Singapore’s first woman president

FORMER Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob will be Singapore’s first Malay president in more than 47 years after the Elections Department (ELD) announced that she was the only eligible candidate who won the inaugural reserved Presidential Election uncontested.

US exploration firm offers to resume MH370 search, families say

A U.S. seabed exploration firm has offered to take on the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, families of passengers and a Malaysian government minister said on Wednesday, in a bid to solve one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries.

Stateless Zakir Naik cancels Kelantan appearance

FUGITIVE Islamic preacher Zakir Naik cancelled an appearance at a gathering of Muslim scholars in Kelantan today, citing “unavoidable reasons”.

India asks Zakir Naik to show why passport should not be revoked

India’s enforcement authorities get tougher on controversial preacher as he continues to hide in foreign countries, refusing to return home for questioning over money laundering and other charges.

The Progressive Alliance Conference in Ulaanbaatar

During the Progressive Alliance conference in Ulaanbaatar, I had the opportunity to meet with many leaders of the Mongolian People’s Party, which is the co-organiser of the conference.

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