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Germany’s far right AfD fires politician for saying migrants could be gassed or shot

Germany’s far right AfD fires politician for saying migrants could be gassed or shot

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By Stephanie Halasz, Claudia Otto and Fred Pleitgen, CNN Updated 1504 GMT (2304 HKT) September 29, 2020 Christian Lüth's position as AfD's parliamentary speaker was put on hold in April. (CNN)The far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) fired its former spokesman on Monday after reports emerged that he had discussed the gassing or shooting of migrants. German television network Pro7 aired a clip on Monday in which AfD's Christian Lüth is purportedly heard making the xenophobic comments.  "We could kill migrants by shooting them, that's not even an issue," he said, according to the video. "Or we could gas them, whatever you want, I don't care."On Twitter, AfD said his remarks, which were made in February, "stand in direct contract to the libertarian-democratic principles of ou...
Hathras gang rape: India victim’s death sparks outrage

Hathras gang rape: India victim’s death sparks outrage

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Published15 hours ago image captionA social activist hold placards during a protest against rape in Delhi A 19-year-old Dalit (formerly untouchable) woman has died after she was allegedly gang raped by four upper-caste men, sparking outrage in India. The woman was admitted to a hospital in Delhi two weeks ago with several serious injuries.  The attack occurred on 14 September in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Four men have been arrested. The news of her death has prompted many in India to take to social media and demand justice. Police told local media that the four men had dragged the victim to a field in Hathras district, where they allegedly raped her. She was grievously injured. The victim's brother confirmed her death to BBC Hindi, saying that no arrests had been m...
Moratorium kepada B40 dan M40

Moratorium kepada B40 dan M40

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Orang ramai mengambil kesempatan berkunjung ke Pusat Konvensyen Shah Alam sempena Kempen Bantuan Pembayaran Balik Pinjaman anjuran Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) di Seksyen 14, Shah Alam, semalam. – UTUSAN/ZULFADHLI ZAKI Oleh NURUL IZZATI IZZAH NADZI and ZAREEN HUMAIRAH SEJAHAN29 September 2020, 12:05 pm Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on whatsappShare on emailShare on telegram KUALA LUMPUR: Pertubuhan Pedagang dan Peniaga Kebangsaan Malaysia (Perdana) menggesa kerajaan melanjutkan moratorium secara automatik kepada golongan berpendapatan rendah B40 dan sederhana M40 sehingga 31 Disember ini. Presiden Perdana, Datuk Seri Dr. Erwan Mohd. Tahir berkata, bank-bank tidak akan rugi jika melanjutkan moratorium automatik kepada kumpulan berkenaan kerana golongan berpendapatan ting...
AirAsia dijangka laksana pemberhentian pekerja

AirAsia dijangka laksana pemberhentian pekerja

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Oleh AFIQ MOHD. SHAH29 September 2020, 12:08 pm Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on whatsappShare on emailShare on telegram KUALA LUMPUR: Syarikat penerbangan tambang murah, AirAsia Bhd. dilaporkan mungkin sekali lagi terpaksa memberhentikan beratus-ratus pekerja dalam usaha bertahan dalam industri yang dilanda krisis Covid-19. Menurut laporan Bernama memetik sumber yang mempunyai akses maklumat yang diberikan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif AirAsia Malaysia, Riad Asmat dalam sesi dialog awam semalam memberitahu, tiada perincian diumumkan tetapi kakitangan terlibat akan diberitahu selewat-lewatnya dalam tempoh 72 jam. “Kita menghadapi masa yang sangat sukar. (Dalam) keadaan semasa, kita tak mampu bertahan dengan keadaan begini. (Ia) sangat mencabar..tidak mudah. (Kami) berus...
PN-BN perlu bincang lebih awal, elak konflik

PN-BN perlu bincang lebih awal, elak konflik

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KHAIRY Jamaluddin (tiga dari kanan) menyampaikan Anugerah Usahawan Rekrut Kemas Negeri Sembilan kepada Nor Halis Yunus dalam program Wacana Ilmu Wanita Inspirasiku (Wins), Kemas Negeri Sembilan, Seremban hari ini. Hadir sama, Timbalan Ketua Pengarah Operasi Kemas, Ahmad Kamal Idris Nawawi (dua dari kanan) dan Pengarah Kemas Negeri Sembilan, Muhamad Abu Bakar (kanan). - UTUSAN/MUHAMMAD IZZAT TERMIZIE Oleh BADRUL HAFIZAN MAT ISA29 September 2020, 6:35 pm Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on whatsappShare on emailShare on telegram SEREMBAN: Perlu ada perbincangan lebih awal di antara Barisan Nasional (BN) dan Perikatan Nasional (PN) bagi mengelakkan timbul kemelut seperti isu pelantikan Ketua Menteri Sabah baru-baru ini. Bekas Ketua Pemuda UMNO, Khairy Jamaluddin berkata, ba...
Dreamworld accident: Australian theme park fined over four deaths

Dreamworld accident: Australian theme park fined over four deaths

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Published16 hours ago image caption(L-R) Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozbeh Araghi and Cindy Low died in 2016 The operator of Australia's Dreamworld theme park has been fined A$3.6m (£2m; $2.5m) over the deaths of four people on a malfunctioning water ride.Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozbeh Araghi and Cindy Low died in October 2016 when their raft crashed into another and overturned, crushing them.Park operator Ardent Leisure admitted in July to breaching safety laws.The company said it accepted responsibility and had worked to improve safety standards.The four victims - all adults - died almost instantly after the Thunder River Rapids Ride rafts collided, an inquiry heard in 2018. Two children were also on board but survived.The accident at Australia's biggest theme park was ...
US squeezes China’s biggest chip-maker SMIC

US squeezes China’s biggest chip-maker SMIC

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By Leo KelionTechnology desk editorPublished8 hours ago The US Department of Commerce has written to American suppliers of China's biggest chip manufacturer, warning them of "unprecedented risks" that their products could be used by the Chinese military.The letter reminds the firms they must apply for licences to ship controlled items to Shanghai-based SMIC.But it does not appear that Washington has decided whether or not to add the firm to a trade blacklist.SMIC has denied any military links.And it said it had not received any formal notice of new restrictions from the US.But the latest action caused Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation's shares to drop about 7% in Hong Kong trade.The fall followed a steeper decline earlier this month when the Pentagon first revea...
Hajiji dari juruhebah, penguasa kastam ke ketua menteri Sabah

Hajiji dari juruhebah, penguasa kastam ke ketua menteri Sabah

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HAJIJI NOOR Oleh ZULKIFLI JALIL28 September 2020, 9:10 pm Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on whatsappShare on emailShare on telegram BAKAL ketua menteri Sabah yang baharu, Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor, 65, berasal dari keluarga petani dan nelayan bermusim. Anak kelahiran Kampung Serusop Tuaran ini merupakan anak kedua daripada tiga beradik. Memulakan zaman persekolahan di SRK Serusop pada tahun 1961 hingga 1966, Hajiji seterusnya melanjutkan pendidikan ke Sekolah Menengah (SM) Tuaran dari 1967 hingga 1971. Beliau kemudian meneruskan pendidikan di SM St. John pada 1972 hingga 1973. Hajiji juga seorang pemidato terbaik dalam pertandingan pidato peringkatsekolah hingga sebelum pada 1973 ke pertandingan pidato peringkat sekolah-sekolah menengah negeri Sabah. Beliau be...
COVID-19: 115 kes baharu, 98 di Sabah

COVID-19: 115 kes baharu, 98 di Sabah

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Oleh Noor Atiqah Sulaiman - September 28, 2020 @ 6:47pmbhnews@bh.com.my PUTRAJAYA: Sebanyak 115 kes baharu positif COVID-19 dilaporkan hari ini membabitkan 112 kes penularan tempatan dan tiga kes import. Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, berkata ini menjadikan jumlah kes positif COVID-19 di negara ini sudah menjangkau 11,034 kes dengan jumlah kes aktif 1,011 kes. "Hingga kini seramai lapan individu sedang dirawat di Unit Rawatan Rapi (ICU) dan lima daripadanya memerlukan bantuan pernafasan," katanya dalam kenyataan. Antara negeri yang terdapat pertambahan kes baharu termasuklah Sabah iaitu 98 kes dan Selangor 11 kes. Daripada jumlah penularan tempatan itu, 11 kes yang dikesan mempunyai sejarah perjalanan ke Sabah. Dalam pada it...
Pelantikan Hajiji bukti kerjasama erat, setiakawan GRS – PM

Pelantikan Hajiji bukti kerjasama erat, setiakawan GRS – PM

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Oleh Ilah Hafiz Aziz - September 28, 2020 @ 10:51pmillahhafiz.abdulaziz@bh.com.my Perdana Menteri, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. KUALA LUMPUR: Pelantikan Datuk Hajiji Noor sebagai Ketua Menteri Sabah yang baharu membuktikan kerjasama erat parti di bawah Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS), kata Perdana Menteri, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Beliau yang juga Pengerusi Perikatan Nasional (PN) turut mengucapkan terima kasih kepada kepemimpinan dan seluruh Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) daripada PN, Barisan Nasional (BN) dan Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) yang bersetuju mencalonkan Hajiji sebagai Ketua Menteri ke-16. "Persepakatan ini membuktikan kerjasama erat parti dalam GRS sepanjang Pilihan Raya Negeri (PRN) Sabah baru-baru ini mendapat sokongan rakyat negeri ini. "Saya sangat...