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Bottas shrugs off his low rating by F1 bosses - World News
Bottas shrugs off his low rating by F1 bosses 2 days ago
PARIS: Valtteri Bottas has shrugged off a poll of Formula One team bosses that rated the Mercedes driver in only 10th place despite him winning three races this year and ending up third in the championship. The placing was one lower than the Finn had man
Israeli strikes kill two Gaza gunmen, but anti-Trump protests subside -World News
Israeli strikes kill two Gaza gunmen, but anti-Trump protests subside 2 days ago
GAZA: Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed two Palestinian gunmen on Saturday after rockets were fired from the enclave, in violence that erupted over President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Gaza militants launched at least t
Bayliss fumes as Duckett is suspended after latest bar incident -World News
Bayliss fumes as Duckett is suspended after latest bar incident 2 days ago
England coach Trevor Bayliss has described Ben Duckett's behaviour as "not acceptable" after the batsman was stood down from an Ashes tour game on Saturday and suspended by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following an incident in a Perth bar.
Kenyan lecturers end strike, say deal reached with government -World News
Kenyan lecturers end strike, say deal reached with government 2 days ago
NAIROBI: Lecturers in Kenya's public universities ended a strike on Saturday after reaching agreement with the government over pay and other issues, according to a statement from their union. They had gone on strike at the beginning of November in protes
New Zealand creates special refugee visa for Pacific islanders affected by climate change -World News
New Zealand creates special refugee visa for Pacific islanders affected by climate change 2 days ago
December 09, 2017 8:33 PMSYDNEY - With ocean levels rising in recent decades due to the warming planet, one of the most direct effects has been on the residents of low-lying Pacific nations where coasts have been subsiding and some islands have disappeare
Zimbabwe names diplomat Isaac Moyo as top spy -World News
Zimbabwe names diplomat Isaac Moyo as top spy 2 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe has named a former diplomat as the head of its intelligence agency, state-owned newspaper The Herald said on Saturday. Isaac Moyo, who was serving as an ambassador to neighbouring South Africa and Lesotho, replaces retired army general H
Madina, the young Afghan girl who will never see London -World News
Madina, the young Afghan girl who will never see London 2 days ago
SID, Serbia: Madina will never know London, the city her Afghan family hoped to reach. The six-year-old's body lies in a Serbian grave after she was struck by a train at the Balkan country's border. The Husseinis left Afghanistan around two years ago wit
Palestinian president will not meet Pence: Official -World News
Palestinian president will not meet Pence: Official 2 days ago
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will not hold a planned meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence following Washington's controversial policy shift on Jerusalem, an Abbas aide said on Saturday (Dec 9). "There will be
Sri Lanka hands over debt-laden port to Chinese owner -World News
Sri Lanka hands over debt-laden port to Chinese owner 2 days ago
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Saturday (Dec 9) handed over a deep-sea port to a Chinese firm, in a deal agreed to boost the cash-strapped island's finances that has raised concerns at home and abroad over Beijing's growing influence. The US$1.12 billion deal first
Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps for Rohingya returnees -World News
Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps for Rohingya returnees 2 days ago
YANGON: Global aid groups on Saturday (Dec 9) warned Myanmar they would boycott any new camps for Rohingya returnees to Rakhine state, saying refugees must be allowed to settle in their original homes. The joint statement, signed by more than a dozen hum
Russia's delayed Nureyev ballet to test Kremlin tolerance -World News
Russia's delayed Nureyev ballet to test Kremlin tolerance 2 days ago
MOSCOW: A Bolshoi Theatre ballet about the life of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev set to premiere on Saturday (Dec 9) contains tender scenes of gay romance, testing the Kremlin's tolerance for what it calls "homosexual propaganda". The production had been
Iraqi PM declares 'end of war against IS' in Iraq -World News
Iraqi PM declares 'end of war against IS' in Iraq 2 days ago
BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Saturday (Dec 9) "the end of the war" in Iraq against the Islamic State group and that his forces had regained full control of the border with Syria. "Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi
Japan grapples with elderly crime wave among poor, lonely pensioners -World News
Japan grapples with elderly crime wave among poor, lonely pensioners 2 days ago
December 09, 2017 6:03 PMTOKYO - Clad in all black like an ancient day ronin, a man scales high walls and squeezes into tight spaces in the dark of the night - but in the name of crime.
PM Najib to attend OIC meeting on Jerusalem, postpones leaders' retreat with Singapore -World News
PM Najib to attend OIC meeting on Jerusalem, postpones leaders' retreat with Singapore 2 days ago
December 09, 2017 6:42 PMKUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is attending a special meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Turkey next week, to discuss the United States' move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of
Russian strongman Vladimir Putin appears as 'Superputin' in new exhibition -World News
Russian strongman Vladimir Putin appears as 'Superputin' in new exhibition 2 days ago
MOSCOW: From a musclebound Superman to ice hockey player to jet pilot, Vladimir Putin plays various heroic roles in paintings at a Moscow exhibition called Superputin that opened this week as he began his campaign for a fourth Kremlin term. Displayed at
EU should not push us over migrants: Czech PM designate -World News
EU should not push us over migrants: Czech PM designate 2 days ago
PRAGUE: The designated Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said that the European Union should not push Czechs over their refusal to shelter asylum-seekers, because it could strengthen extremist parties in the country. The European Union's executive will s
Private funeral held for Bosnian-Croat war criminal Praljak: Report -World News
Private funeral held for Bosnian-Croat war criminal Praljak: Report 2 days ago
ZAGREB: Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak, who swallowed poison before UN judges in The Hague last week, had a private funeral in Zagreb, a Croatian newspaper reported Saturday (Dec 9).  Moments after the UN tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces election test as his home state votes -World News
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces election test as his home state votes 2 days ago
Tens of thousands of Indians voted in the first stage of assembly elections in the western state of Gujarat on Saturday, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces his toughest electoral test since coming to power with a landslide victory in 2014. Modi has
North Korea condemns 'dotard' Trump over Jerusalem -World News
North Korea condemns 'dotard' Trump over Jerusalem 2 days ago
December 09, 2017 4:58 PMSEOUL (AFP) - North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as a "dotard" in a statement released Saturday (Dec 9) on state media.
The hype reawakens: 'Star Wars' stages 'Last Jedi' premiere -World News
The hype reawakens: 'Star Wars' stages 'Last Jedi' premiere 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES: The trailers have dropped, the frantic media tours have concluded and the phony war is over: Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally begins the real battle Saturday (Dec 9) at its glittering world premiere. Hotter than one of Yoda's root leaf curri
North Korea condemns 'dotard' Trump over Jerusalem -World News
North Korea condemns 'dotard' Trump over Jerusalem 2 days ago
SEOUL: North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him as a "dotard" in a statement released Saturday (Dec 9) on state media. Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un ha
Israel strike kills 2 Palestinians: Gaza officials -World News
Israel strike kills 2 Palestinians: Gaza officials 2 days ago
Gaza City, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: An Israeli air strike on a Gaza base of Hamas's military wing killed two people on Saturday (Dec 9), health officials of the territory's Palestinian Islamist rulers said. The strike on a base in Nusseirat in the centr
Commentary: Ban on alcohol sales a blunt tool in combating World Cup violence -World News
Commentary: Ban on alcohol sales a blunt tool in combating World Cup violence 2 days ago
There is no evidence that alcohol consumption in stadiums and fan fests leads to spectator violence, says one observer.
Russian strongman appears as 'Superputin' in new exhibition -World News
Russian strongman appears as 'Superputin' in new exhibition 2 days ago
MOSCOW: From a musclebound Superman to ice hockey player to jet pilot, Vladimir Putin plays various heroic roles in paintings at a Moscow exhibition called "Superputin" that opened this week as he began his campaign for a fourth Kremlin term. Displayed a
UK foreign minister in Iran to push for Briton's release -World News
UK foreign minister in Iran to push for Briton's release 2 days ago
Britain's foreign minister arrived in Iran on Saturday to press for the release of British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe amid accusations at home that one of his gaffes has seriously harmed her case.