Tears flow as Penang bids farewell to Karpal

BY LOOI SUE-CHERN
April 20, 2014

Tears flow as Penang bids farewell to Karpal Thousands bade an emotional final farewell to Karpal Singh at the crematorium, where the last rites were performed for the prominent lawyer and politician also known as the Tiger of... Read more

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Afghan children walk past a rock face scarred by graffiti as mountain goats graze on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif yesterday. Afghanistan remains at war, with civilians among the hardest hit as the Taliban wage an increasingly bloody insurgency against the government. – AFP pic, April 20, 2014.

Afghan children walk past a rock face scarred by graffiti as mountain goats graze on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif yesterday. Afghanistan remains at war, with civilians among the hardest hit as the Taliban wage an increasingly bloody insurgency against the government. – AFP pic, April 20, 2014.

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