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Return to pre-deal oil output levels possible, says Russia's Novak

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 23:30
A return to the oil production levels that were in place prior to the 2016 deal to cut output is one of the options for easing curbs, Russia's energy minister said.

Superb Saracens crowned English champions again

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 23:10
Saracens were crowned English champions for the third time in four years when they outclassed holders Exeter 27-10 in the Premiership final on Saturday as veteran American winger Chris Wyles marked his last game before retirement with two tries.

Badminton: Japan end 37-year drought with Uber Cup win

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 23:03
Japan's women clinched the Uber Cup on Saturday (May 26), breezing by surprise finalists Thailand 3-0 in Bangkok to end a 37-year wait to regain the title.

Malaysia to look at ways of reducing costs if HSR is dropped: PM Mahathir

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 23:00
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is going to look into how it can reduce the cost of any potential exit from a deal with Singapore for a high-speed rail (HSR) to link its capital Kuala Lumpur with the city-state, said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in an interview published on Saturday (May 26) ...

Trump says detained American released in Venezuela

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 22:57
US President Donald Trump announced Saturday that Venezuela has released American Joshua Holt after nearly two years in jail in the leftist-ruled country, and that he was heading home for a White House reception.

Greek Tsitsipas aiming to continue rise in Paris

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 22:40
Beware a Greek bearing a backhand from the Gods.

Froome set for Giro victory

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:50
Chris Froome is set to win a first Giro d'Italia title after seeing off a late surge by defending champion Tom Dumoulin on Saturday's 20th stage to increase his lead to 46 seconds ahead of Sunday's finale.

White House team to leave for Singapore to prep for possible North Korea summit

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:40
WASHINGTON: A White House team will leave as scheduled for Singapore this weekend to prepare for a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a White House spokeswoman said on Saturday (May 26). Politico magazine reported earlier that an advance team of ...

Aloha Poke maintains “A” rating after spider-in-salad incident

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:30
SINGAPORE: Aloha Poke, who was in the spotlight recently after a customer found a dead spider at the bottom of her poke bowl, said on Saturday (May 26) that the Katong kitchen where the order was prepared has maintained its “A” rating following a “thorough inspection” by authorities. The update ...

Ricciardo takes pole position with track record lap

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:25
Australian Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull on pole position for Formula One's showcase Monaco Grand Prix in track record time on Saturday.

Saudi-led coalition says foils attempted attack by drone near Abha airport - Arabiya

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:25
DUBAI: The Saudi-led coalition said it has foiled an attempted attack by an unmanned drone in Saudi Arabia's southern city of Abha, the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television channel reported on Saturday. The coalition said it has destroyed the drone as it attempted to approach Abha airport, which was ...

Turkey condemns decision to allow pro-Kurdish party rally in Germany

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:25
ISTANBUL: The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it condemned as a "double standard" a decision by Germany to allow a rally by the pro-Kurdish opposition HDP party in Cologne, having previously prevented ruling party politicians from campaigning there. "This two-faced approach, which we ...

France's far left leads protests against Macron reforms

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:20
France's main far left party, the hardline CGT trade union and some 80 other organisations, led several thousand people in street protests across France on Saturday against French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms of the public sector.

Top Egypt court orders temporary YouTube ban over Prophet Mohammad video

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:55
CAIRO: Egypt's top administrative court ruled on Saturday that regulators must block the video file-sharing site YouTube for one month over a video that denigrates the Prophet Mohammad, a lawyer who filed the case told Reuters. A lower administrative court had ordered that the Ministry of ...

Transport ministry responds to online criticism about 'unconventional' Bukit Timah bus stop

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:50
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Transport on Saturday (May 26) responded to an online criticism about an "unconventional" bus stop along Bukit Timah Road, saying that it was part of an innovative solution to overcome land constraints.  The issue was first brought to light by Facebook user, Mei Shan ...

Italy's PM-designate still stymied over economy minister pick

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:25
Italy's prime minister-designate's efforts to put together a cabinet remained stymied on Saturday as his political backers pushed for a eurosceptic economy minister who the president has so far refused to accept.

Give Serena Williams time to find top form, says Clijsters

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:20
Former world number one Kim Clijsters believes Serena Williams will get back to the top, but warned it may take time for her to regain full strength after childbirth.

Patrick road to retirement ends at Indy 500

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:11
As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the 'Queen of Speed' ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.

Colombia to be NATO's first Latin American global partner

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:05
Colombia will next week formally join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, making it the only Latin American nation in the alliance, President Juan Manuel Santos said late on Friday.

Pakistan eye famous win as England falter

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 20:00
England stumbled limply to 37 for two at lunch on the third day of the first test at Lord's on Saturday to leave Pakistan scenting a famous victory.