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Section: New Straits Times (Malaysia)

      UN must reform
      Jun20

      UN must reform

      SEVENTY YEARS since it was formed, the United Nations (UN) is nowhere near arriving at its intended function as the supra-national body geared for world peace. That there is effectively no peace — as Pope Francis has said, World War 3 is already being fought through numerous small conflagrations — is obvious; from the regular Israeli assaults on...

      Spain grind out win, Rooney the late hero for England
      Jun15

      Spain grind out win, Rooney the late hero for England

      PARIS: Reigning European champions Spain closed in on a place at Euro 2016 by grinding out a 1-0 qualifying win over Belarus on Sunday as Wayne Rooney’s late goal gave England victory in Slovenia. Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck a brace as Sweden beat Montenegro but Russia were the day’s big losers, a defeat to Austria coming as a blow to...

      Gigantic blast hits fuel depot near Kiev, several feared dead
      Jun09

      Gigantic blast hits fuel depot near Kiev, several feared dead

      KIEV: Several Ukrainian firefighters were feared dead today outside Kiev when a ferocious blast tore through a fuel depot, sparking a “gigantic” fire that spread to nearby buildings. Videos posted on the Internet showed the force of the explosion and the heatwave it produced setting aflame several fire trucks that were rushed to the scene this...

      Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum
      Jun09

      Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum

      WASHINGTON: John Foley appreciates the fact that his son James, the American journalist beheaded in Syria by the Islamic State group last year, has been honoured on a memorial to journalists who lost their lives while reporting the news. James Foley, 40, is listed on a towering wall of glass panels featuring 2,271 names of those who have died...

      Sarri to replace Benitez at Napoli
      Jun09

      Sarri to replace Benitez at Napoli

      MILAN: Former Empoli handler Maurizio Sarri will officially become Napoli’s coach after agreeing terms with the Serie A club’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis to replace Spaniard Rafael Benitez, reports said Monday. Negotiations between Sarri and De Laurentiis were held on Monday and the 56-year-old coach is expected to “sign his...

      G7 leaders to stand firm on security threats, Ukraine
      Jun08

      G7 leaders to stand firm on security threats, Ukraine

      ELMAU CASTLE, Germany: Pressing security threats from jihadist groups across the world and “Russian aggression” in Ukraine dominated world leaders’ talks at the second day of the G7 summit in Germany. Barring Russian President Vladimir Putin for a third time, the Group of Seven leaders invited others beyond the club of rich nations,...

      Russia, Dutch foreign minister pushes for MH17 prosecution
      Jun06

      Russia, Dutch foreign minister pushes for MH17 prosecution

      AMSTERDAM: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has discussed with his Russian counterpart efforts to prosecute suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flights MH17, his office said in a statement late on Friday. During a visit to Moscow Koenders also discussed a Russian blacklist of European politicians during a meeting with his counterpart...

      Hashtag named Oxford University press children’s word of the year
      May29

      Hashtag named Oxford University press children’s word of the year

      LONDON: Oxford University Press (UOP), one of the world’s leading guardians of the English language, on Thursday revealed the children’s word of the year. It is not even a word but the hashtag symbol #. Increasing numbers of children are using the hashtag symbol as an expression of drama or comment, Xinhua news agency reported. It...

      Bacca double helps Sevilla clinch Europa League
      May28

      Bacca double helps Sevilla clinch Europa League

      WARSAW: Sevilla retained their Eu ropa League title and lifted the trophy for a record fourth time amid a cascade of tears and ticker tape after securing a 3-2 victory over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Wednesday’s final. Carlos Bacca claimed the plaudits with a superb double strike, including a late winner to decide a pulsating clash that began...

      Britain and Russia agree to resume talks on Syria
      May26

      Britain and Russia agree to resume talks on Syria

      LONDON: Britain’s David Cameron and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have agreed to re-start talks on finding a solution to the crisis in Syria, a statement from Cameron said on Monday. The Russian president phoned Cameron to congratulate him on his re-election as prime minister and the two agreed that Syria talks should resume, a spokeswoman...