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| June 22, 2017
trump-saudi

With his Trump connection established, Mohammed bin Salman "knew that the US wouldn't mind him sidelining MBN," Lacroix said,... More ››

| June 22, 2017
fake-good

Turkey is another important hub for the entry of fake goods into the European Union, along with Thailand and... More ››

| June 22, 2017
oscar-brawl

The Chinese Football Association issued lengthy bans to four players, including Oscar, and fined him 40,000 yuan (US$6,000). More ››

| June 22, 2017
Dalian_Wanda_Group_logo

Dalian Wanda Group issues a statement rejecting online 'speculations' as 'just rumours' that banks will dump the firm's bonds. More ››

| June 22, 2017
macron-assad

Macron said the international community had made a "collective error" in thinking the conflict could be solved "only with... More ››

| June 22, 2017
Jake-Zyrus

In 2013, Pempengco came out as a lesbian, which caused controversy in the Philippines, where most Filipinos are Catholic... More ››

| June 22, 2017
jet-airways-air-india

India's civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government had asked state-owned Air India and commercial carrier Jet... More ››

| June 22, 2017
trump

A series of atomic tests and missile launches since last year have ratcheted up tensions on the Korean peninsula,... More ››

| June 22, 2017
ramadan-douma

For residents, they provide a rare respite from the horrors of the country's six-year war, despite being set against... More ››

| June 22, 2017
wifi-onboard

Even bans on bringing laptops and tablets on board imposed by Britain and the United States on flights departing... More ››

| June 22, 2017
Russell

Sitting on the jury alongside Crowe will be Chinese director Lu Chuan, prolific Indian actor Anupam Kher, Oscar-nominated producer... More ››

| June 22, 2017
VIDEO INSIDE
toothpick-crossbow2

The mini crossbows can fire at a distance of more than 20 metres and can shoot iron nails in... More ››

| June 22, 2017
donald-trump2

The Trump administration has yet to make serious headway on the president's emblematic but hugely costly campaign pledge to... More ››

| June 22, 2017
stolen-car

Lamborghinis appear to have been a top choice, making up 32 of the 122 seized vehicles, according to Thailand's... More ››

| June 22, 2017
peter

O'Mahony skippered the Lions to victory over the Maori All Blacks last week, while Warburton has struggled for form... More ››

| June 22, 2017
BORIS-BECKER

Lawyers for the three-time former Wimbledon champion pleaded with a Bankruptcy Court registrar to allow Becker a "last chance"... More ››

| June 22, 2017
MEXICO

Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico's winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them... More ››

| June 22, 2017
BAIRSTOW

Jonny Bairstow made a dashing 60 not out as England thrashed South Africa by nine wickets in the first... More ››

| June 22, 2017
JUAN-CARLOS

Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand's assistant coaches after Mexico's Carlos Salcedo went... More ››

| June 22, 2017
monisha

Sauber chief Monisha Kaltenborn has quit the Formula One outfit, her team announced Wednesday, after reports of a major... More ››

| June 22, 2017
world-population-tw

The population of India, which currently ranks as the second most populous country with 1.3 billion inhabitants, will surpass... More ››

| June 22, 2017
ronaldo-portugal

Portugal's win came at a cost though, as Borussia Dortmund defender Raphael Guerreiro had to be helped off on... More ››

| June 22, 2017
jackie-watch

The identity of the buyer was not immediately disclosed, but Reardon said potential buyers from Asia, Europe and the... More ››

| June 22, 2017
migrant-chic

Some models carried children and expensive Balenciaga luggage bags with "The Power of Dreams" written on a square of... More ››

| June 22, 2017
michigan-airport

President Donald Trump has been briefed on the stabbing, which federal investigators believed to be "an isolated incident." More ››

| June 22, 2017
price-harry

Harry earlier this year revealed he suffered "total chaos" before eventually seeking therapy to deal with the death of... More ››

| June 22, 2017
suitcase

Tens of millions of travellers suffer this annoyance every day, but up to now, nobody could say exactly why. More ››

| June 22, 2017
trevor-noah-bdm

"You get to a point where you realize it's just part of a black person's life in America," he... More ››

| June 22, 2017
casamigos

It called Casamigos the fastest-growing super-premium tequila brand in the United States. More ››

| June 22, 2017
Republican-win-in-Georgia-g

Republicans have now won all four special congressional elections held since Trump's inauguration in January, leaving demoralized Democrats to... More ››

| June 22, 2017
tesco-cardiff

Operations will be shifted to its office in Dundee, Scotland, creating 250 jobs, Tesco added in a statement. More ››

| June 22, 2017
gas

Gaz-System SA announced "that due to poor quality of natural gas it is not able to off-take fuel to... More ››

| June 22, 2017
the-queen

"Is the queen trying to tell us something about Brexit with her hat?" the Daily Telegraph asked. More ››

| June 21, 2017
mohamed

Prince Mohammed is one of the prime movers behind Saudi Arabia's decision earlier this month to isolate Qatar, accusing... More ››

| June 21, 2017
ramadhan-skirt

Saglam, 21, was quoted by the Hurriyet daily as saying: "From the moment I sat down he was making... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Ruling-dynasty

Abdul Aziz bin Saud took control of the Gulf coast in 1913, expelled Hussein, the Hashemite sharif of... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Prince-Philip

"Prince Philip is in good spirits and is disappointed to be missing the state opening of parliament and Royal... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Han-Solo

The film is set in the period before the original 1977 movie, which was released as "Star Wars" but... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Kalanick

"I can confirm Travis has resigned," the spokesman told AFP in an email. More ››

| June 21, 2017
Mohammed-bin-Salman

In a profile last year, Bloomberg Businessweek said the prince works 16-hour days and draws inspiration from the writings... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Modi-yoga

Yoga events are being held across more than 100 countries this week to mark the third International Yoga Day. More ››

| June 21, 2017
takata

Tokyo-based Takata was suspended from trading on Friday pending a response to the Nikkei story and other similar reports. More ››

| June 21, 2017
salman_mohammed_arab_600

Mohammed bin Salman berusia 31 tahun. More ››

| June 21, 2017
China's-dog-meat-festival

Between 10 million and 20 million dogs are killed for food annually in China, according to the Humane Society... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Jambi

Declines in the price of rubber, which provided a livelihood for many in the area who had worked on... More ››

| June 21, 2017
UPDATED
Mohammed-bin-Salman-as-crown-prince

In a conservative kingdom used to ageing leaders, the rise of the young prince symbolises the hopes of a... More ››

| June 21, 2017
UK-parliament

The Times branded Theresa May's administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said May was now "so... More ››

| June 21, 2017
Naznin-Akter-Happy

"From Happy to Amatullah" is just the latest addition to a thriving genre of Islamist literature in Bangladesh, where... More ››

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