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Stories by Natasha Lai


September 3, 2014
Brazilian football coach Zico

NEW DELHI: Brazilian legend Zico has signed up to coach a team in the Indian Super League, joining other... More ››

| September 3, 2014
Best-Selling-Cars-in-India

NEW DELHI: After two years of shrinking Indian sales, automakers are moving back into the fast lane as the... More ››

August 27, 2014
wood

SINGAPORE: Ernie Els said today Tiger Woods should forget about hiring a new coach after splitting with Sean Foley... More ››

August 12, 2014
pandas

A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world's first known surviving trio, in what it... More ››

August 6, 2014
Winnie Mandela attends the inauguration ceremony of South African President Jacob Zuma at the Union Buildings in Pretoria

JOHANNESBURG: Nelson Mandela’s second wife, Winnie, has launched a legal challenge to the will of the late anti-apartheid leader,... More ››

August 4, 2014
erdogan

ISTANBUL: Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday massed in Istanbul for his... More ››

August 1, 2014
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GLASGOW:Sprint superstar Usain Bolt is set to make his first Commonwealth Games appearance on Friday when he runs in... More ››

| July 31, 2014
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The proposal by the Penang government to ban foreigners from working as main cooks in hawker stalls has sparked... More ››

July 22, 2014
FEATURE
jokowi

JAKARTA: He was raised in a bamboo shack in a riverbank slum on Indonesia’s main island of Java. Now... More ››

July 22, 2014
widodo

JAKARTA: Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected Tuesday to be declared the winner of Indonesia’s tightest presidential election since... More ››

July 20, 2014
Arsenal's Walcott is stretchered off the pitch during their English FA Cup soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates stadium in London

LONDON: Arsenal forward Theo Walcott will miss the start of the Premier League season but should be back in... More ››

July 18, 2014
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LONDON: Arsenal have signed France right back Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee, the London club said on... More ››

| July 17, 2014
rcin

WASHINGTON: A US actress who tried to blame her husband for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, then-New... More ››

July 16, 2014
EU-meeting

BRUSSELS: European Union leaders meet today to pick the bloc’s new foreign policy chief after choosing Jean-Claude Juncker to... More ››

July 15, 2014
FEATURE
fraud

The game isn't a how-to guide for anyone looking to skim credit card details or assume someone else's identity,... More ››

July 14, 2014
luiz-silva-brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO: From the villain who bites opponents, to the star left with a fractured spine and a... More ››

July 9, 2014
image

YPRES: Tour de France organisers will pay tribute to those who fell on the battlefields of northern France a... More ››

July 9, 2014
Father and Son

Researchers found no correlation between cycling and self-diagnosed erectile dysfunction nor between cycling and physician-diagnosed infertility. More ››

| July 3, 2014
nasi_lemak_300

Malaysians are the fattest in Asia and the bloated lifestyle is set to continue. More ››

July 1, 2014
nsa

WASHINGTON: The US National Security Agency has been authorized to intercept information “concerning” all but four countries worldwide, top-secret... More ››

| June 30, 2014
klinsman

SALVADOR: United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann says attack will be the best form of defence when his American underdogs... More ››

| June 29, 2014
Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko Widodo speaks during a televised debate with his opponent Prabowo Subianto in Jakarta

JAKARTA: When one of Indonesia’s most powerful politicians wanted to be part of a new government, he did not... More ››

June 18, 2014
iraq

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s premier fired several top security commanders in a major shake-up yesterday as fighting approached Baghdad in a... More ››

June 11, 2014
messi

CUIABA: Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko, Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and Iran coach Carlos Queiroz will all be looking for... More ››

June 10, 2014
sepp blatter

SAO PAULO: Global football chief Sepp Blatter blasted critics trying to “destroy” FIFA yesterday, suggesting that “racism” was partly... More ››

June 10, 2014
WC

SAO PAULO: Police in Sao Paulo fired tear gas yesterday to disperse protesters supporting a subway strike that has... More ››

| June 9, 2014
tycoon viet

HANOI: A Vietnamese court today sentenced a disgraced banking tycoon to 30 years in jail over a multi-million dollar... More ››

June 2, 2014
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The vast majority of health-related pages on the open online encyclopedia are laden with errors. More ››

May 27, 2014
Egyptians wait to vote in Cairo

CAIRO: Former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is expected to emerge from a second and final day of voting... More ››

| May 27, 2014
Pope Francis talks to reporters aboard the papal flight on his way back to the Vatican from Jerusalem

ABOARD PAPAL PLANE: Pope Francis said yesterday that he will have his first meeting with a group of sex... More ››

May 14, 2014
rooney

LONDON: Wayne Rooney will be out to break his World Cup curse in Brazil after flopping on the biggest... More ››

May 14, 2014
The logo of ANZ is pictured on a local branch in Sydney

HONG KONG: Farhan Faruqui, one of Citigroup Inc’s highest-ranking bankers in Asia, is leaving the company to work for... More ››

| May 5, 2014
king rama

HUA HIN: Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance today to mark the 64th anniversary of... More ››

April 24, 2014
38- Paul Scholes

LONDON: Paul Scholes has returned to help Manchester United’s coaching team following the sacking of David Moyes. Scholes opted against... More ››

April 21, 2014
ferry

JINDO: The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on... More ››

April 21, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: A four-hour weather delay was the only obstacle for Lee Westwood as the Englishman cantered to a... More ››

| April 18, 2014
vietnam

HANOI: Vietnam said yesterday it had decided against hosting the 2019 Asian Games for financial reasons, and was exploring... More ››

April 16, 2014
bags

BOSTON: Police detonated two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon last night and arrested a suspect... More ››

April 12, 2014
White House is pictured at sunset in Washington

WASHINGTON: The United States said yesterday it would not grant a visa to Iran’s proposed UN ambassador, citing the envoy’s links... More ››

April 7, 2014
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ANKARA:  YouTube has appealed to Turkey’s Constitutional Court to lift a ban the government slapped on the video-sharing service... More ››

April 4, 2014
Race winner Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain looks at the mobile device of team mate second-placed Rosberg of Germany after the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit outside Kuala Lumpur

MANAMA: Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have made clear that friendship has its limits and theirs... More ››

April 3, 2014
mini

TOKYO: Small tsunami waves hit northern Japan early today following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across... More ››

March 31, 2014
yingluck-emotional

BANGKOK: Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra testified today in front of anti-graft officials over negligence charges that could lead... More ››

March 31, 2014
Sebastian Vettel

SEPANG: Sebastian Vettel bluntly swore when asked about the new sound of Formula One but a more measured response... More ››

March 31, 2014
ulusaba

Let's look at a few of the world's best eco-friendly spas and what makes them special. More ››

March 26, 2014
post-articleLarge

KIEV: Ukraine’s acting president asked parliamentary approval today for a set of military exercises with NATO partners that would... More ››

March 26, 2014
dog

BANGKOK: Hundreds of dog skins have been found dumped in an area of northeastern Thailand notorious for exporting canine... More ››

March 26, 2014
Workers look for victims in the mudslide near Oso

ARLINGTON (Washington): Rescue workers found the bodies of more victims yesterday in the rubble left by a devastating Washington... More ››

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