Najib’s graft-tainted party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), clinched the premiership last month after it was ousted from power three years ago over a multi-billion dollar scandal.
North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the sea between Korean Peninsula and Japan, the second weapons test in several days as US military’s Indo-Pacific Command dismissed the threat.
The Taliban claim, for which there was no confirmation from the Afghan government, comes after reports that Aghan President Ashraf Ghani fled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Cabinet decision still needs approval of joint meeting of the contry's sovereign council and cabinet, which serves as its interim legislative body.
Authorities initially said hundreds of gunmen kidnapped 317 girls from Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe village on Friday. But according to the governor of Zamfara, a total of 279 female students were taken.
Roadside bomb attack, claimed by Al Shabab militant group, kills 12 agents, including the head of the federal intelligence agency in Dhusamareb town, police say.
Country's Competition Board said it had ruled that the requirement to allow the collection of that data should be suspended until the probe is complete.
Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly set to be Tuchel’s replacement.
US President Trump acknowledges it is time for the US General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done," lifting an unprecedented block on assistance to President-elect Joe Biden's team for a transition.
The demolition of 16th century Babri Mosque sparked Hindu-Muslim violence that left some 2,000 people dead in 1992.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman says his kingdom is eager for a fair solution to the Palestinian issue in line with the kingdom's Arab Peace Initiative in a call with US President Trump.
In a move already derided and scorned by social media users throughout the Middle East, the UAE's ruler optimistically revoked boycotts against Israel ahead of negotiations prior to signing the normalisation deal.
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