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Archive for September 3rd, 2012

September 3, 2012

FMT LETTER: From Ravinder Singh, via e-mail Looking at some Court decisions it is manifestly clear that there is... More ››

September 3, 2012

FMT LETTER: From P Ramakrishnan, via e-mail It is difficult to justify why anyone would want to oppose an... More ››

September 3, 2012
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JOHANNESBURG: South African prosecutors provisionally withdrew murder charges yesterday against 270 miners who had been accused of killing 34... More ››

September 3, 2012
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MOMBASA: The assassination of a Muslim cleric in Kenya’s port of Mombasa and deadly riots that followed have exposed... More ››

September 3, 2012
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ISLAMABAD: A Christian girl who was arrested under Pakistan’s controversial anti-blasphemy law may have moved a step closer to... More ››

September 3, 2012
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PARAGUANA: Against a smoke-blackened skyline of blazing fuel storage tanks, residents who lived alongside Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery wandered... More ››

September 3, 2012
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KHARTOUM: Sudanese security forces confiscated the Sunday editions of two newspapers, editors said, the latest in a crackdown that... More ››

September 3, 2012
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JERUSALEM: Jewish settlers began leaving the unauthorised outpost of Migron in the occupied West Bank yesterday, the military said,... More ››

September 3, 2012
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DUBAI: Bahrain has criticised Iranian officials over a mistranslation of a speech by Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, which replaced... More ››

September 3, 2012
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JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers yesterday to set a “clear red line” for Tehran’s atomic... More ››

September 3, 2012

FMT LETTER: From S Param, via e-mail The recent advise by the courts to prison authorities to give due... More ››

September 3, 2012

FMT LETTER: From P Ramakrishnan, via e-mail When Kelantan Umno chief Mustapa Mohamad demanded “why they (PAS) are unable... More ››

September 3, 2012

FMT LETTER: From May Chee Chook Ying, via e-mail My husband and I went for the Janji Demokrasi Merdeka... More ››

September 3, 2012
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SOUTHAMPTON, (United Kingdom): Robin van Persie struck twice in the dying moments to complete his first Manchester United hat-trick... More ››

September 3, 2012
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LONDON: Arsenal ended their goal drought in emphatic fashion as Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla inspired an impressive 2-0... More ››

September 3, 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Asian squash champion Azlan Iskandar announced yesterday that he would be retiring as a professional after... More ››

September 3, 2012
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NEW YORK: Roger Federer wants to see injury-hit Rafael Nadal back playing this year despite fears that his great... More ››

September 3, 2012
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LONDON: Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas admits his side are suffering from early-season anxiety problems following a third Premier League... More ››

September 3, 2012
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NEW YORK: Five-time champion Roger Federer defied 32-degree heat and crushing humidity to reach the US Open last 16... More ››

September 3, 2012
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MUMBAI: Starbucks is betting on big returns as it seeks to lure an expanding legion of coffee lovers in... More ››

September 3, 2012
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YANGON: Myanmar’s new information minister yesterday predicted newspapers would be able to publish daily from early 2013, heralding fresh... More ››

September 3, 2012
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BORODINO, (Russia): Thousands of mounted French and Russian actors yesterday recreated a 200-year-old battle at the gates of Moscow... More ››

September 3, 2012
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DAMASCUS: Twin bombs exploded near a tightly guarded government compound in the heart of Damascus yesterday, state media said,... More ››

September 3, 2012
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NEW DELHI: Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie was due to start a four-day visit to India yesterday with concerns... More ››

September 3, 2012
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LONDON- Archbishop Desmond Tutu called yesterday for British ex-leader Tony Blair and former US president George W Bush to... More ››

September 3, 2012
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ALLAR, (Palestinian Territories): Like most Palestinian teens, Bashaer Othman goes back to school this week after a long summer... More ››

September 3, 2012
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TOKYO: A team of Japanese surveyors yesterday sailed to a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea... More ››

September 3, 2012
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WESTMINSTER, (Colorado): US President Barack Obama takes his campaign to the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado yesterday as he... More ››

September 3, 2012
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JERUSALEM: The world is failing to draw a “clear red line” for Iran over its nuclear programme, Israel’s prime... More ››

September 3, 2012
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BERLIN: The head of Europe’s financial bailout fund, Klaus Regling, said the eurozone crisis could be over in “one... More ››

September 3, 2012
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TAIPEI: A rescue team in Taiwan yesterday recovered the bodies of three crew members from a light aircraft after... More ››

September 3, 2012
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MEXICO CITY: Mexican President Felipe Calderon said Saturday that his controversial war on drugs had cost criminal gangs US$14.5... More ››

September 3, 2012
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COLOMBO: The Maldives government yesterday accused former president Mohamed Nasheed of “seeking to inflame” unrest in the island nation... More ››

September 3, 2012
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WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will this week look Americans in the eye and say he deserves four more White... More ››

September 3, 2012
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GENERAL MACARTHUR, (Philippines): Families returned to their quake-devastated homes in the central Philippines yesterday, ignoring government warnings to relocate... More ››

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