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August 7, 2012
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LONDON: Four-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says he is edging closer to legendary status after defending his 100m title... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: With 80,000 sets of eyes on the world’s best sprinters and an electrically-charged silence hanging heavy inside the... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: Any doubts that Usain Bolt is the greatest sprinter to grace an athletics stadium were swept away in... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: The expulsion of an American judo player from the London 2012 Olympic Games yesterday after he tested positive... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: World champions Japan weathered a storming fightback from France to win 2-1 in an action-packed match at Wembley... More ››

August 7, 2012
Silver medallist Britain's Gemma Gibbons kisses her medal as she celebrates during awards ceremony for women's -78kg judo competition at London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: When British judo champion Gemma Gibbons won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics, she looked to the... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: Grenada’s Kirani James won his country’s first ever Olympic gold as he added the 400m title here to his... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic recaptured the Olympic 400 metres hurdles title yesterday at the age of... More ››

August 7, 2012
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LONDON: US judo competitor Nick Delpopolo was expelled from the London Olympic Games yesterday after testing positive for marijuana... More ››

August 7, 2012
Saudi Arabia's HRH Prince Abdullah Al Saud rides Davos during the equestrian individual jumping third qualifier in Greenwich Park at the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s surprise bronze in Olympic team show jumping means a slightly mysterious organisation called Saudi Equestrian has... More ››

August 7, 2012
Undated handout photo of alleged gunman Wade Michael Page

OAK CREEK, (Wisconsin): The gunman who killed six worshipers at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was identified as a... More ››

August 7, 2012
Riyad Hijab is sworn in as new Prime Minister by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus

AMMAN: Syrian forces pressed on with their offensive against rebels in the largest city Aleppo after the prime minister... More ››

August 7, 2012
Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi meets with his senior security officials during an emergency meeting at the presidential palace in Cairo

RAFAH, (Eygpt): Egypt branded Islamist gunmen who killed 16 police near the Israeli border as “infidels” and promised yesterday... More ››

August 7, 2012
U.S. President Barack Obama talks about guns while in the White House

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said on Monday that mass killings like the shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in... More ››

August 7, 2012
Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover team member Miguel San Martin waves an American flag after a successful rover landing, as he arrives for a news conference at JPL in Pasadena

PASADENA, (California): NASA scientists hailed the Mars rover Curiosity’s flawless descent and landing as a “miracle of engineering” yesterday as... More ››

August 7, 2012
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MEXICO CITY: Sixteen people died yesterday in the northern Mexican state of Sonora when a tractor-trailer collided head-on with... More ››

August 7, 2012
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BEIJING: Cold-blooded killer or scapegoat, China’s Lady MacBeth or over-protective mother – Gu Kailai remains an enigma as she... More ››

August 7, 2012
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WELLINGTON: A New Zealand volcano dormant for more than a century has spewed boulders and spread an ash cloud... More ››

August 7, 2012
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MOSCOW: Russia’s most famous prisoner said yesterday that three women from the Pussy Riot band may have gone too... More ››

August 7, 2012
People inspect the site of a suicide bombing in Yemen's southern city of Jaar

DUBAI: Yemeni security forces seized six suspected Islamist militants yesterday in a flashpoint town where a suicide bomber killed... More ››

August 7, 2012
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WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama yesterday pledged US support for Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s efforts to get Spain’s economy... More ››

August 7, 2012
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg give a speech at London Midland railway's Soho depot in Smethwick

LONDON: Britain’s coalition government suffered its worst crisis to date yesterday when the junior partner in the two-party administration... More ››

August 7, 2012
Soldiers patrol near the Akouedo camp after an attack in Abidjan

ABIDJAN: Gunmen killed five soldiers and seized weapons in a pre-dawn raid on an army camp in Ivory Coast’s... More ››

| August 7, 2012
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Today wherever the Malays go – be it to PKR, DAP or PAS – the ugly part of Umno... More ››

| August 7, 2012
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Najib Umno Selangor

Umno-BN has decided to use water as a weapon to 'strike' the people of Selangor into submission. More ››

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