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Backstreet Boys Are Back (Alright!) With New Single 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart'

Pic: ReutersIf it feels like it's been a while since you've heard new music from the Backstreet Boys, it's because it has. But, as we all enjoy saying every few years: Backstreet's Back.

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Oxygen Presence In Distant Galaxy Sheds Light On Early Universe

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: After detecting a whiff of oxygen, astronomers have determined that stars in a faraway galaxy formed 250 million years after the Big Bang — a rather short time in cosmic terms — in a finding that sheds light on conditions in the early universe.

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Time To Cleanse Body And Soul This Ramadan

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Ramadan Kareem! You may have heard colleagues or friends exchange this greeting - which literally means 'Ramadan is generous' - in the past day or two.

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Indonesia Attack: Four Days Of Violence

Four men who attacked a police station with samurai swords in Indonesia have been shot dead, authorities say.

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Here Are The Headlines For Today

The English dailies today reported on Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim receiving a royal pardon from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, on grounds there had been miscarriage of justice which subsequently signalled a new dawn for Malaysia.

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Dr M's Lack Of Rest Worries Dr Siti Hasmah

Tun Dr Siti Hasmah expressed her concern over the health of her husband, the newly appointed 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr Mahathir, ever since he was sworn into office on May 10.

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Malaysia's Political Drama Is Worthy Of Shakespeare

The release of Anwar Ibrahim is an important step in a new beginning for Malaysia, building on the stunning electoral victory that ousted the ruling party on 9 May. It's also a test of loyalty between two men with a long rivalry, one of whom was the other's jailor, writes Bridget Welsh.

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Social Media Is Distorting What Politicians Believe Is Real

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The recent focus on whether Facebook and Twitter spread fictitious information should point our attention to another problem they enable: Social media changes whose voices are heard in modern society.

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Miss Marvel: Muslim Superhero Film 'In The Works', Marvel Says

Marvel have a new film "in the works" in the shape of Muslim superhero Ms Marvel.

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For Some African-Americans, Meghan Markle Is Cause For Celebration

Ishea Brown and more than a dozen of her black friends will gather around the TV set in her Seattle home on Saturday to watch the biracial actress Meghan Markle marry Britain’s Prince Harry and to toast a union the hostess never imagined possible.

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