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Archive for July, 2012

July 30, 2012
refu

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s navy yesterday rescued people from a stricken boat trying to flee to Australia and stopped a... More ››

July 30, 2012
abortion

MADRID: Spain’s conservative government has provoked a storm among women’s groups with plans to tighten abortion laws to make... More ››

July 30, 2012
gate

LONDON: A woman who gatecrashed India’s parade at the Olympic opening ceremony was a member of the cast from... More ››

July 30, 2012
FEATURE
anand

RALEIGH (North Carolina): Anand Shimpi is one of the most influential tech industry figures you’ve never heard of. From... More ››

July 30, 2012
mali

BAMAKO: Mali’s interim prime minister says he will stay on as head of government despite criticism he has failed... More ››

July 30, 2012
damas

DAMASCUS: In the once bustling shopping district of Hamra Street in the heart of Damascus, three men – all... More ››

July 30, 2012
guns

MANDAUE CITY (Philippines): In the Philippines, they vote with their trigger fingers. Elections mean big business for illegal gunsmiths,... More ››

July 30, 2012
rural

ALEPPO (Syria): The route to Aleppo from the Turkish border is a long web of dirt back roads with... More ››

July 30, 2012
Romania's interim President Antonescu casts his ballot at a polling station in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Romanians voted yesterday on whether to impeach their unpopular president, Traian Basescu, after a government campaign to remove... More ››

July 30, 2012
truckers

KHOSH GOMBAT (Afghanistan): In the cabins of their “jingle” trucks flamboyant with tinsel baubles and painted tiger patterns as... More ››

July 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia's Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani gestures as she walks with the contingent in the atheletes parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

JEDDAH, (Saudi Arabia): A female Saudi Arabian judo competitor, one of the first two female athletes sent to the... More ››

July 30, 2012
China's Sun Yang and Ryan Lochte of the U.S. look on after their men's 200m freestyle heats during the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Sun Yang and Ryan Lochte provided a mouthwatering appetizer ahead of the most anticipated race of the Olympic... More ››

July 30, 2012
China's Guo Wenjun poses with her gold medal at the victory ceremony for the women's 10m Air Pistol competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: China’s Guo Wenjun produced a near-perfect last shot to claim gold in the women’s 10 meter air pistol,... More ››

July 30, 2012
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LONDON: Dutchwoman Marianne Vos put years of frustration behind her when she claimed the gold medal in the Olympic... More ››

July 30, 2012
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LONDON: China’s Wu Minxia and He Zi produced a diving masterclass yesterday as the duo, in perfectly timed harmony... More ››

July 30, 2012
Poland's Radwanska returns to Germany's Goerges in their women's singles tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympics Games

LONDON: Women’s second seed Agnieszka Radwanska crashed out of the Olympic tennis in the first round yesterday, losing 7-5... More ››

July 30, 2012
Jordyn Wieber of the U.S. competes in the asymmetric bars during the women's gymnastics qualification in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: The United States set the early pace in the women’s gymnastics team event at the Olympics yesterday but... More ››

July 30, 2012
Tameka_Williams

LONDON: Sprinter Tameka Williams has been withdrawn from the Olympics after admitting to using a banned substance, her St. Kitts... More ››

July 30, 2012
McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain and Lotus Formula One driver Romain Grosjean of France celebrate with champagne after the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest

LONDON: The Olympics went to Lewis Hamilton’s head on Sunday as the McLaren driver gave Britain a winner to celebrate,... More ››

| July 29, 2012
Anwar Election

Opposition supremo Anwar Ibrahim lauded Wilfred Bumburing and Lajim Ukin's courage to leave their "comfortable positions" in Barisan Nasional. More ››

| July 29, 2012
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Kini tiada alasan untuk terus duduk dalam BN. Kita mesti keluar, katanya. More ››

July 29, 2012
lajim ukin

Lajim patut keluar Umno secara bermaruah kerana beliau tidak lagi berpegang kepada perjuangan dan dasar parti dan tidak sepatutnya... More ››

July 29, 2012
Syabas Air SElangor

Selangor government has been dogged by talk of infighting and BN is presenting the water issue as exhibit A... More ››

| July 29, 2012
protest against funeral parlour

The funeral parlour is planned to be built by Persatuan Perayaan Yee Lan Seberang Jaya less than 20 metres... More ››

July 29, 2012
Anna Hazare

Although around 4,000 supporters turned out as Hazare began his latest fast, observers say the campaign has lost much... More ››

July 29, 2012
FEATURE
Muslim travel

Malaysia, the number-one destination according to a findings, attracts Muslim visitors even during the ongoing fasting month of Ramadan. More ››

July 29, 2012
COMMONWEALTH-POLITICS-PAKISTAN

Sambutan Hari Kemerdekaan kali ini menggunakan tema "55 Tahun Merdeka Janji Ditepati". More ››

| July 29, 2012
COMMENT
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The Pakatan government when elected must immediately draw up a plan to curb further deficits and control future national... More ››

July 29, 2012
FEATURE
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How playing sport can make you better in bed. More ››

July 29, 2012
COMMENT
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The government must be more innovative and accommodative towards the sentiments and hardship of the people. More ››

July 29, 2012
COMMENT
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One year after the six PSM leaders were released from their Emergency Ordinance detention, they are still clueless as... More ››

| July 29, 2012
Jeffrey at the demo with the people  in Pinangah

The Sabah government is yet to fully respond to the people’s grievances on NCR land grabs. More ››

| July 29, 2012
FEATURE
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Malaysians love to eat – all night long too if we could. Yet few of us are aware of... More ››

| July 29, 2012
FEATURE
HSH 50

Hanuman duduk bersandar pada singgahsana di balairung. More ››

| July 29, 2012
Wilfred-Bumburing

State Reform Party is hoping that the two MPs who are exiting BN are doing so because they want... More ››

| July 29, 2012
lajim ukin

Some political observers say Wilfred Bumburing and Lajim Ukin's exit from BN should not be considered as an act... More ››

| July 29, 2012
Waythamoorty

The Malaysian High Commission in London can only issue a passport to the Hindraf chairman upon getting the green... More ››

July 29, 2012
FEATURE
The Olympics stadium in London

Vietnam has expressed its concern over Dow Chemical's multi-million dollar Olympic sponsorship. More ››

July 29, 2012
ANALYSIS
Egyptian protest

Protests across Egypt have not brought a right to information. More ››

July 29, 2012
FEATURE
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Your guide to pulling at a wedding. More ››

July 29, 2012
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JAKARTA: Rescuers and navy divers in Indonesia Saturday helped a sperm whale return to the sea after it was... More ››

July 29, 2012
Kazakhstan's Alexandr Vinokourov celebrates as he wins the men's cycling road race to claim the gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Old school cycling prevailed on Saturday as Kazakh Alexandre Vinokourov upset Britain’s plan to set up a big... More ››

July 29, 2012
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LONDON: China’s defence of their Olympic team gymnastics title began in subdued fashion yesterday when errors and stumbles put... More ››

July 29, 2012
Serena Williams of the United States waves after defeating Jankovic of Serbia in their women's singles tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympics

LONDON: Wimbledon champion Serena Williams breezed through her first round match against Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic on the opening day... More ››

July 29, 2012
get

LONDON: Park Tae-hwan was reinstated to the 400 meters freestyle final yesterday when he won an appeal against his... More ››

July 29, 2012
Doping

LONDON: Scientists working around the clock at a specially equipped anti-doping lab on the outskirts of London will analyse... More ››

July 29, 2012
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LONDON: Pounding music, raunchy dancing, Mexican waves, svelte Russian blondes in bikinis – it’s just not what you expect... More ››

July 29, 2012
The Olympic cauldron is seen alight during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

LONDON: Almost 27 million Britons watched the Olympic opening ceremony, trumping viewing figures for last year’s royal wedding and... More ››

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