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Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility'


The US president blamed "tremendous anger and open hostility" from North Korea for the move


US President Donald Trump has cancelled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" from the North.

He said it was possible a meeting could still take place but warned North Korea against committing "foolish" acts.

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MH370 not deliberately crashed by pilot, say investigators

Some items of debris have been found, but the official search for MH370 has ended



Australian investigators have rejected claims that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately brought down by the pilot.

Recent speculation that the jet was the subject of a "controlled ditching" into the sea was dismissed on Tuesday by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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Ousted Malaysian government accused of covering up scandal at state fund


Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner Mohd Shukri Abdull speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

 

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The government of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak deceived parliament over the finances of state fund 1MDB and suppressed an investigation by intimidating and purging anti-corruption agents, officials said on Tuesday.

“It is clear that the previous government has conducted an exercise of deception to the public about certain hot-button items, especially 1MDB, and even misrepresented the financial situation to parliament,” new Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said in a statement.

Read more: Ousted Malaysian government accused of covering up scandal at state fund

Malaysia prime minister Mahathir Mohamad's new Cabinet sworn in


Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail being sworn in as Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Women and Family Development.PHOTO: BERNAMA

 

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's new Cabinet under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration was sworn in on Monday (May 21), nearly two weeks after the coalition's shocking election win that ended Barisan Nasional's (BN) six decades of power.

The 13 federal ministers took their oaths of office in a ceremony at the royal palace presided over by King Sultan Muhammad V.

Read more: Malaysia prime minister Mahathir Mohamad's new Cabinet sworn in


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