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Section: New Straits Times (Malaysia)

      Milan sign Brazil hotshot Luiz Adriano
      Jul03

      Milan sign Brazil hotshot Luiz Adriano

      MILAN: Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano’s goalscoring exploits for Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in last season’s Champions League earned him a move to Italian giants AC Milan on Thursday, the buying club announced on its website. …read more Source: New Straits...

      MH17: Russia dissatisfied with Dutch Safety Board report
      Jul02

      MH17: Russia dissatisfied with Dutch Safety Board report

      MOSCOW: A Russian aviation official says a draft Dutch report into last year’s crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine “raises more questions than it gives answers.” …read more Source: New Straits...

      Malaysia, Netherlands, push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
      Jun26

      Malaysia, Netherlands, push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

      UNITED NATIONS: The five countries investigating last year’s shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine are calling for an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible. …read more Source: New Straits...

      Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group
      Jun26

      Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group

      WASHINGTON: Russian President Vladimir Putin called his US counterpart Barack Obama on Thursday to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, the Islamic State group’s advances and a deal on Iran’s nuclear program. The crisis in Ukraine has triggered the worst standoff between Russia and the West since the Cold War, and the US said earlier this...

      Defining days for Obama’s presidency
      Jun24

      Defining days for Obama’s presidency

      AT a moment when the eyes of much of the world are on Greece, one of the most critical moments in Barack Obama’s presidency is also fast approaching. Within a few days, it is possible that the president could secure not just a final, historic nuclear deal with Iran, but also domestic legislation that could enable two potentially...

      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...