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Dutchman, 69, in legal bid to cut 20 years off his age

Dutchman, 69, in legal bid to cut 20 years off his age

A Dutchman, just months shy of his 70th birthday, has launched a legal bid to slash 20 years off his age as he looks to enhance his prospects at work and in love.

'Halloween' slashes franchise record with $77.5 million launch

'Halloween' slashes franchise record with $77.5 million launch

"Halloween" made a killing in North America, earning $77.5 million when the slasher film launched in 3,928 locations.

PSG win but tensions simmer between Neymar and Cavani

PSG win but tensions simmer between Neymar and Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain kept their perfect start to the season going on Sunday, but the 2-0 win over Lyon also laid bare certain tensions in their all-star front line.

Juventus, Napoli seek a lift

Juventus, Napoli seek a lift

Battered Italian heavyweights Juventus and Napoli turn their focus back to the home comforts of Serie A this weekend after opening-round flops in the Champions League.

Qatari diving team wins bronze at Asian Championship

Qatari diving team wins bronze at Asian Championship

Qatari duo Mohamed Ahmed Shweitar and Abdulaziz Balghaith yesterday won the bronze medal for the diving competition of the 3m moving ladder at the 9th Asian Championship in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent.

Man United aim to build on formidable start

Man United aim to build on formidable start

Anthony Martial has warned Manchester United not to get carried away by their impressive start to the Premier League season as the leaders head to Swansea today.

Female Pak suicide bomber planned foiled Easter attack

Female Pak suicide bomber planned foiled Easter attack

Pakistan’s military captured a would-be Islamic State (IS) female suicide bomber in the cultural capital of Lahore before she could carry out an attack on the Christian community during Easter celebrations, the army’s chief spokesman said yesterday.

Quake-hit towns in Lanao to receive water purifiers

Quake-hit towns in Lanao to receive water purifiers

Officials were arranging over the weekend the delivery of potable water and water purifiers to residents of Wao and Amai Manabilang towns in this province, for them to drink safe water and avoid sickness after the recent strong earthquakes in southern Philippines.

'Outsiders' make life difficult for local trailer, truck operators

'Outsiders' make life difficult for local trailer, truck operators

Qatar-based trailer and truck operators are complaining of tough times on account of alleged illegal trips carried out within the country by foreign vehicles.

Germany reports about 370 incidents of scary clowns

Germany reports about 370 incidents of scary clowns

Germany has been hit by wave of often-violent attacks by so-called scary clowns in recent weeks with authorities telling dpa on Wednesday they had reports of about 370 incidents.

Indonesian IS militant gets jail term

Indonesian IS militant gets jail term

An Indonesian court yesterday jailed an Islamic State group supporter for eight years for his role in a deadly gun and suicide bombing attack in Jakarta, the latest extremist sentenced over the assault.