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I don’t feel like a role model, says Finland’s new 34-year-old leader

Sanna Marin became Nordic country's youngest prime minister on Tuesday.

Lando Norris wins over fans, voted Rookie of the Year

McLaren driver has become a fan favourite with strong social media presence and quirky attitude.

‘Captain America’ Reed goes 0-3 at Presidents Cup

Little has gone right for Texan who has been heckled by spectators.

Taiwan police shoot man suspected of planting explosive device

Device was planted outside entrance to a Kuomintang office in Tainan city.

Uber submits appeal to regain London taxi licence

Silicon Valley-based company says it is ‘committed to Londoners’.

US envoy to visit Seoul as deadline looms for stalled N. Korea talks

Stephen Biegun will spend 3 days in Seoul.  

Founder of private security firm held secret talks with top Venezuelan...

Visit came just 8 months ofter Erik Prince floated a plan to deploy private army to topple Nicolas Maduro.

US Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to shield financial records

A lawyer representing US president is pleased with Supreme Court’s decision.

Decisive UK election, trade deal lift European shares close to record...

Benchmark European index is on track to end year 20% higher, biggest annual gain in a decade.

‘The fight carries on’, says anti-Brexit protester after UK vote

Steve Bray has no intention of stopping his demonstrations outside of parliament.

‘Not my prime minister’: Protesters march in London against Johnson

Protesters chanted ‘Boris, Boris, Boris: Out, Out, Out’.

Actor Danny Aiello of ‘Do the Right Thing’ dead at age...

Actor and musician had amassed more than 100 film and television credits in his career.

Indian state seeks fast-track hanging for rapists after slew of assaults

State government will also set up special courts to deal with sex attackers.

Liverpool defence weakened after injury rules out Lovren, Matip

Jürgen Klopp is running out of options as Fabinho is out as well.

UN demands Chile prosecute police, army for violence against protesters

Rights office says 345 people suffered eye injuries, while dozens reported torture, sexual violence.

Pirates release 3 oil tanker crew, 1 Filipino hostage dies in...

Pirates kidnapped 4 crew from tanker Elka Aristotle on Nov 4.

Jokowi defends family members’ bid to enter politics

His eldest son, son-in-law are running for mayoral positions in Solo and Medan respectively.

Russia jails Jehovah’s Witness 6 years for ‘extremist activity’

Court had also handed suspended 2-year prison sentences to 5 other adherents.

UN questions India for discriminating against Muslims

New law does not extend same privilege to Muslim migrants.

Indonesia urged to follow ‘game-changer’ Malaysia on oil palm maps

A markets specialist says Malaysia's move will promote trust and make it easier to monitor forest fires and deforestation.

Crumbling seawall heightens fears of flood threat to Jakarta

Investigation is underway as to why a 170m stretch of the recently built 2.3km wall is damaged.

Thai opposition leader calls supporters to mobilise in Bangkok on Saturday

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit calls those who are 'fed up' to take to the street.

Proton expects first profit since deal with Geely this year

Financial performance has improved a lot, says Proton CEO Li Chunrong.

‘Bad news for Europe’: EU reluctantly congratulates Johnson

European leaders now want a quick Brexit vote in the British parliament.