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Archive for June 22nd, 2012

June 22, 2012
quan

SYDNEY: Australia’s Qantas has warned the government it could “go under” if Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is allowed a... More ››

June 22, 2012
ANALYSIS
bo

BEIJING: Forty five years before ambitious Chinese politician Bo Xilai fell from power accused of flirting with Cultural Revolution... More ››

| June 22, 2012
COMMENT
anwar ibrahim

The opposition leader is said to be courting several MIC leaders to join PKR. But is this a worthwhile... More ››

June 22, 2012
twit

SAN FRANCISCO: Two service outages within the course of several hours rocked microblogging platform Twitter yesterday, as users worldwide... More ››

June 22, 2012
File photo of the Moody's sign on 7 World Trade Center tower in New York

CHARLOTTE (North Carolina)/LONDON: Ratings agency Moody’s downgraded 15 of the world’s biggest banks yesterday, lowering credit ratings by one... More ››

June 22, 2012
leander

NEW DELHI: The Indian tennis association bowed to the wishes of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna on Thursday, allowing... More ››

June 22, 2012
ANALYSIS
stock markets and euro 2012

Here are five things that you can learn about investing from the ongoing Euro 2012. More ››

June 22, 2012
pak

WASHINGTON: US diplomats working in Pakistan face increasing harassment amid a sharp deterioration in ties in the wake of... More ››

June 22, 2012
maria

LONDON: If anyone is equipped to take command of women’s tennis and capture back-to-back grand slam titles, it is... More ››

| June 22, 2012
foreigners

Why is the Sabah government allowing newly-arriving Pakistani traders so much leeway while squeezing local businessmen? More ››

June 22, 2012

FMT LETTER: From P Ramakrishnan, via e-mail Justice and fairness is the much emphasised virtue in the Islamic faith... More ››

June 22, 2012

FMT LETTER: From Lee Kee, via e-mail It was most amusing to read The Star’s analysis under the headline,... More ››

June 22, 2012
arshavin

MOSCOW:  Russia captain Andrei Arshavin has issued an apology for his team’s disappointing showing at Euro 2012. The Russians... More ››

| June 22, 2012
COMMENT
putrajaya pakatan

Key opposition leaders may move out of their safe seats to contest elsewhere in an attempt to seize control... More ››

June 22, 2012
czech

WARSAW:  Czech Republic’s Michal Bilek banked on a defensive strategy to keep Portugal at bay on Thursday but they... More ››

June 22, 2012
boxing

LAS VEGAS: Manny Pacquiao has won a WBO review into his split-decision defeat by Timothy Bradley earlier this month.... More ››

June 22, 2012
ronaldo 7

GDANSK:  Cristiano Ronaldo stooped to conquer the Czech Republic and send Portugal deservedly into the semi-finals of the European... More ››

June 22, 2012
FEATURE
dance

Suddenly, everyone wants to work with Rohit Shetty. More ››

June 22, 2012
sya

AMMAN: A Syrian air force pilot flew his MiG-21 fighter plane over the border to Jordan and was granted... More ››

June 22, 2012
FEATURE
natch

TRIPOLI: Abdulnasser Ruhuma was asleep in his bed when the militia fighters barged into his Tripoli home. The shouting... More ››

June 22, 2012
rino

JOHANNESBURG: Flies buzz around a hulking pile of flesh and muscle that lies rotting in South Africa’s Kruger National... More ››

June 22, 2012
UPDATED
christ

SYDNEY: Fears grew today that the death toll from a refugee boat disaster off Australia’s Christmas Island could soar,... More ››

June 22, 2012
ange

LONDON: Julian Assange has been demonised and may not have fair access to justice, one of his British backers... More ››

June 22, 2012
para

ASUNCION: Paraguay’s Congress moved to impeach leftist President Fernando Lugo yesterday over charges that he mishandled a land eviction... More ››

June 22, 2012
jesus

MEXICO CITY: Mexican marines yesterday captured the son of the country’s most wanted man, cocaine king Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman,... More ››

| June 22, 2012
william mawan1

The Saratok parliamentary seat is one of the 'grey' areas and rumours are that SPDP may field its Puteri... More ››

| June 22, 2012
COMMENT
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Not much seems to have changed in the way Chennai keeps it males and females apart! More ››

June 22, 2012
kara

By Katharine Houreld KARACHI: Relaxing in his luxurious four-storey home, Uzair Baloch has high hopes of breaking into Pakistani... More ››

June 22, 2012
FEATURE
south

JOHANNESBURG: Alexandra, one of Johannesburg’s most notorious townships, marks its 100th anniversary this year with hopes of revitalising a... More ››

June 22, 2012
gaza

GAZA CITY (Palestinian Territories): Palestinians said yesterday they had recovered the bodies of two militants from a tunnel damaged... More ››

June 22, 2012

JERUSALEM: Israel has responded to the failure of the latest nuclear talks between world powers and Iran with a... More ››

June 22, 2012
libya

TRIPOLI: More than 100 people were killed and 500 injured in a week of clashes in western Libya, a... More ››

June 22, 2012
fraud

CAIRO: Allegations of fraud delayed the result of Egypt’s presidential election yesterday, fraying nerves as the Muslim Brotherhood, which... More ››

June 22, 2012
nomi

ISLAMABAD: A court has issued an arrest warrant for the ruling party veteran poised to replace Pakistan’s ousted prime... More ››

June 22, 2012
secure

ALEXANDRIA (Egypt): Four former officers in a now dissolved Egyptian security agency were sentenced in absentia to life in... More ››

June 22, 2012
roy

MADRID: Spain seems trapped on a conveyor belt carrying it toward a furnace – an international rescue of the... More ››

June 22, 2012
tax

JAKARTA: Indonesian tax collectors will get three weeks of military physical training from the president’s security forces in an... More ››

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