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Semua perlu bersatu perangi Covid-19, jangan bertelagah pesan Noor Hisham

Ambil iktibar daripada apa yang berlaku daripada Pilihan Raya Negeri (PRN) Sabah baru-baru ini.

Jangan panik, pesan Agong kepada rakyat

Istana bimbang dengan spekulasi yang boleh menimbulkan kekeliruan dan keresahan serta menggugatkan ketenteraman negara.

Don’t panic, Agong tells people

Palace also cautions against speculation that could create anxiety and disrupt harmony in the country.

A journalist’s bout with Covid-19

Azrul Affandi Sobry, a journalist struck as he was on the line of duty covering the recent state election in Sabah admits that it wasn't entirely unexpected as the nature of the job entails jostling with others in order to land the story and also confesses that he could have done more to prevent it from happening.

Landing stories – and then some: A journalist’s bout with Covid-19

A journalist chasing stories on the Sabah polls tells of how his disregard for SOPs gave him more than he bargained for.

The man who allegedly attacked two people with a meat cleaver in Paris last week has been charged with “attempted murder with relation to a terrorist enterprise”, French anti-terrorist prosecutors told AFP on Tuesday.

The man has now been identified as Pakistani-born Zaheer Hassan Mehmood, 25.

He had lied to investigators about his name and age, but they found a photo of an old identity document on his phone

In a video filmed before the attack, he said he was going to avenge the recent  republication of cartoons of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad by the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Their original publication in 2015 prompted avengers to massacre staff in the magazine’s offices.

Charlie Hebdo now operates from a secret location but Mehmood mistakenly believed they were still in their old offices.

The trial of 14 alleged accomplices in that attack is currently underway in Paris.

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