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| August 10, 2012
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They have not been given the chance to study the agreement with landowner Thamarai Holdings. More ››

August 10, 2012
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LONDON: Eva Risztov of Hungary held off a late charge from American Haley Anderson to win the gold medal... More ››

August 10, 2012
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LONDON: With panache, power and proficiency, Katie Taylor, Claressa Shields and Nicola Adams claimed the first women’s Olympic boxing... More ››

August 10, 2012
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LONDON: France made sure of winning their first Olympic women’s basketball medal by beating Russia 81-64 yesterday to advance... More ››

August 10, 2012
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LONDON: Imagine yourself dancing the tango, for four minutes, in a three-metre deep pool, in full make-up and in... More ››

August 10, 2012
FEATURE
Diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi speaks with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (not pictured) during a joint news conference in Khartoum

WASHINGTON: Veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi is expected to replace Kofi Annan as the UN-Arab League joint special envoy... More ››

August 10, 2012
A general view of the Bushehr main nuclear reactor

WASHINGTON: The United States still believes that Iran is not on the verge of having a nuclear weapon and that... More ››

August 10, 2012
An Egyptian soldier guards a checkpoint at Rafah city

SHAIKH ZUWAID, (Egypt): Egypt poured troops into North Sinai yesterday in an offensive meant to tackle militants in the Israeli... More ››

August 10, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waits off-stage before speaking at the University of the Western Cape about the U.S.-South Africa partnership, in Cape Town

ABUJA: The United States wants to help Nigeria fight Islamists it sees as a growing regional menace, but the... More ››

August 10, 2012
Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-aircraft gun as a Syrian Air Force fighter bomber fires rockets during an air strike in the village of Tel Rafat

ALEPPO, (Syria): President Bashar al-Assad named a new prime minister yesterday to replace Syria’s most senior government defector as... More ››

August 10, 2012
Participants stand during handover ceremony of power from of National Transitional Council to members of the national congress in Tripoli

TRIPOLI: Libya’s ruling national assembly picked Mohammed Magarief, leader of the National Front party, as its president yesterday, in... More ››

| August 10, 2012
COMMENT
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Noor Afizal Azizan, the Malaysian tenpin bowler, fills Malaysians with disgust and so does the judge who let him... More ››

August 10, 2012
France's President Hollande and his companion Trierweiler arrive at the presidential retreat of Bregancon near Toulon

PARIS: France’s Constitutional Council ruled yesterday that the EU’s budget responsibility pact did not require a change to the... More ››

| August 10, 2012
COMMENT
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Our columnist responds in his satirical manner to Ridhuan Tee’s warning. More ››

August 10, 2012
Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, and Zhang Xiaojun, are escorted into the court room for trial at Hefei Intermediate People's Court

HE FEI, (China): The woman at the center of China’s most politically explosive trial in three decades did not... More ››

| August 10, 2012
COMMENT
Rais Merdeka 2012

Once Umno's grip on the monopoly of defining being Malay is debunked, then Umno itself is broken. More ››

August 10, 2012
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MEXICO CITY: Attackers kidnapped and murdered 14 men and left their corpses in a Mercedes Benz van on a... More ››

| August 10, 2012
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Most of India is now facing a terrible drought, the monsoon having failed till now. More ››

August 10, 2012
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JERUSALEM: Israel yesterday granted an Egyptian request for Cairo to use attack helicopters in Sinai for the first time... More ››

August 10, 2012
The beach front of Mahahual is seen as Hurricane Ernesto approaches the southern part of the Yucatan peninsula

MEXICO CITY: Tropical Storm Ernesto crossed the coast of the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, sending wind gusts and showers... More ››

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