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Malaysia expecting rise in tourists from Qatar: envoy

Malaysia expecting rise in tourists from Qatar: envoy

Malaysia is becoming an attractive destination for many Qataris, who travel to the Southeast Asian nation for its education and leisure amenities, according to ambassador Ahmad Jazri Mohamed Johar.

Greece needs one year to properly shelter migrant children: minister

Greece needs one year to properly shelter migrant children: minister

Greece will need a year to provide adequate shelter for 2,200 unaccompanied migrant children on its soil, even if it has improved its response, the country’s migration minister said yesterday.

Activity at nuclear site fuels test fears

Activity at nuclear site fuels test fears

Analysis of recent satellite images of North Korea’s nuclear test site shows activity at all three of its tunnel complexes, fuelling speculation of another test ahead of a key political anniversary next week.

France out to exorcise Bulgaria ghost in Paris

France out to exorcise Bulgaria ghost in Paris

‘We need to think about tomorrow before we start thinking about Monday’

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

Turkey has suspended 12,800 police officers over alleged links to an Islamic preacher accused of masterminding the failed July coup, and cut broadcasts of a pro-Kurdish television channel.

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand confirmed on Friday that the Zika virus had caused two cases of microcephaly, a condition that results in babies being born with small heads, the first time it has been linked to Zika in Southeast Asia.

One dead, 100 injured in New Jersey train crash

One dead, 100 injured in New Jersey train crash

A packed commuter train ploughed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour yesterday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100, many of them critically.

Customs foils attempts to smuggle marijuana into Qatar

Customs foils attempts to smuggle marijuana into Qatar

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled four separate attempts to smuggle a total of 22.6kg of the illicit drug marijuana into Qatar during the past few days.

Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020

Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020

A US software firm which chose Singapore for the world's first public trial of driverless taxis hopes to be operating in 10 Asian and US cities by 2020, an executive said Monday.

My struggles are getting harder: John Abraham

My struggles are getting harder: John Abraham

Actor John Abraham, who started out as a model before venturing into the Hindi film industry in 2003 with Jism and now even produces movies, says his struggles in showbiz have become harder with time as he has become tougher on himself.

From foeticides to wrestling team

From foeticides to wrestling team

Pinning her opponent in a merciless half-nelson, women’s wrestler Vinesh Phogat hones her skills for the Rio Olympics — where, win or lose, she has already scored a significant victory over sexism in one of India’s most conservative states.

Carney’s Brexit crisis leadership morphs to BoE policy hesitation

Carney’s Brexit crisis leadership morphs to BoE policy hesitation

Three weeks since Mark Carney took charge of Britain’s economic response to the Brexit crisis, his institution is suddenly seeming hesitant.