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Najib takes stand in 1MDB trial

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak took the stand to defend his conduct in the 1MDB scandal Tuesday, as the first of several trials linked to the multi-billion-dollar fraud entered a crucial stage.


Two injured after smoke grenade explodes in Jakarta

Two Indonesian soldiers were injured Tuesday after a smoke grenade detonated near Jakarta's national monument, but authorities ruled out an attack.


Climate change 'tipping points' too close for comfort

Loading the atmosphere with five million tonnes of CO2 every hour has pushed Earth dangerously close to a no-return threshold, beyond which lies an unlivable hothouse world, top climate scientists have warned.


In New York, grocery deliveries go high-tech

In New York, a city famous for always being on the go, grocery shopping can be time consuming.


Invasive species set to exploit climate change in Antarctica

In the tiny part of Antarctica where the snow melts in springtime, mosses, lichens and grasses grow alongside flies, mites and colonies of micro-organisms that have fed and reproduced for millions of years.


Cruise industry takes first 'green' steps

The cruise industry, long criticised for polluting the environment, is slowly trying to go greener by exploring new technologies, from hybrid solutions to high-tech sails.


Losing Nemo: clownfish 'cannot adapt to climate change'

The star of Pixar's blockbuster "Finding Nemo" may be about to vanish again -- this time for good -- as its peculiar mating habits put it at risk from climate change, scientists said on Tuesday.


Amazon fires 'quicken Andean glacier melt'

Fires in the Amazon rainforest are likely to increase the rate of melting of Andean glaciers, potentially disrupting water supply for tens of millions of people, scientists said on Thursday.


Fuel prices remain unchanged

Prices of RON95, RON97 and diesel all remain unchanged at RM2.66, RM2.08 and RM2.18 per litre respectively.


Hong Kong set for fresh weekend protests as police end university siege

Hong Kong police on Friday ended their two-week siege of a university campus that became a battleground with pro-democracy protesters as activists vowed to hold fresh rallies and strikes in the coming days.


 

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