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Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

A Spanish court on Tuesday allowed an Ivory Coast man to walk free, with only a small fine to pay, after his son was found crammed into a suitcase at a border crossing.

Malaysia stun Saudi Arabia to take quarter-final spot

Malaysia stun Saudi Arabia to take quarter-final spot

Danial Amier Norhisham sealed a 1-0 win for Malaysia over Saudi Arabia in their final Group C match of the AFC U23 Championship 2018 yesterday as Ong Kim Swee’s side claimed a place in the quarter-finals.

Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Cheering crowds welcomed the Olympic flame to a freezing Seoul on Saturday, where the torch will be paraded for four days before making its way to Pyeongchang for the start of the Winter Games.

Planets approaching moon during January

Planets approaching moon during January

These astronomical phenomena are important because they offer a good chance to observe these planets and the moon together at the same time with the naked eye or through digital cameras.

South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading

South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading

South Korea’s government said yesterday it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation’s police and tax authorities raided local exchanges on alleged tax evasion.

Joint Special Forces graduates 13th batch of paratroopers

Joint Special Forces graduates 13th batch of paratroopers

Joint Special Forces celebrated on Wednesday the graduation of the 13th batch from Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College's members of the parachute jumping course number eight which lasted four weeks.

Ex-footballer Weah is elected president

Ex-footballer Weah is elected president

Ex-football superstar George Weah was announced the winner yesterday of Liberia’s presidential run-off, beating Vice-President Joseph Boakai in the first democratic transfer of power in decades following two devastating civil wars.

Putin says St Petersburg supermarket bombing was an act of terrorism

Putin says St Petersburg supermarket bombing was an act of terrorism

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that a blast that ripped through a St Petersburg supermarket the previous day injuring shoppers was the result of an act of terrorism.

Qatar Airways offers exclusive packages for World Cup Russia 2018

Qatar Airways offers exclusive packages for World Cup Russia 2018

Qatar Airways and Qatar Airways Holidays, the leisure division of Qatar Airways Group, are now offering exclusive travel packages including flights, hotels and official match tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Morning exercise

Morning exercise

People exercise in the morning at Ramna Park in Dhaka yesterday.

MUFG hopeful of regulator nod to take over Danamon

MUFG hopeful of regulator nod to take over Danamon

Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) said it was cautiously optimistic of winning approval to take control of PT Bank Danamon Indonesia ...

US sanctions N.Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

US sanctions N.Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea's most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tension between Washington and Pyongyang.