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August 14, 2018 7:16 AM Ex-Australian archbishop avoids jail for concealing child abuse

SYDNEY: A former Australian archbishop convicted of concealing abuse by a notorious paedophile priest in the 1970s was confronted by enraged victims outside a courthouse Tuesday after a judge spared him jail and ordered he serve his sentence at home. Philip Wilson became one of the highest-ranked church officials convicted of covering up child sex abuse 4

August 12, 2018 2:42 AM Koepka grabs PGA lead as Tiger joins crowded title hunt

ST. LOUIS: Two-time US Open champion Brooks Koepka seized a two-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship while Tiger Woods charged into contention for his first major title in 10 years. Fourth-ranked Koepka, who had stretched the lead as large as five shots, fired a four-under par 66 to stand on 12-under 198 after 54 holes at Bellerive 12

August 4, 2018 11:13 AM Salahuddin: Additional 40,000 goats, cows for Aidiladha

JOHOR BARU: The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry is taking steps to get an additional supply of about 40,000 cows and goats, mostly from Thailand, to meet the demand for Hari Raya Aidiladha. Its minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub said the move was also due to the suspension on the export of goats by the Australian government since early July. "We've 6

August 2, 2018 5:12 AM Australian Foreign Minister Bishop calls on Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the Perdana Leadership Foundation. In their one-hour meeting, Dr Mahathir and Bishop discussed how to further strengthen the bilateral relations between Malaysia and Australia, and also touched on regional and global issues 5

July 31, 2018 4:36 AM Second-ranked Wozniacki stresses fitness ahead of US Open

WASHINGTON: Hard work and peak fitness are the major concerns for world number two Caroline Wozniacki as she starts her first run to the US Open as a Grand Slam champion. The 28-year-old Dane captured her first major title in January at the Australian Open, downing current world number one Simona Halep in the final, and the 2009 and 2014 US Open runner-up 7

July 31, 2018 3:37 AM Australia, US, Japan in Indo-Pacific infrastructure push

SYDNEY: Australia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt to counter China's efforts to court influence in the region. Beijing has loaned countries across Asia billions of dollars as part of its "Belt and Road" development strategy, including to island 8

July 29, 2018 5:12 AM Isner outlasts Ebden to set up all-American Atlanta rematch

LOS ANGELES: Top seed John Isner booked his spot in his eighth Atlanta Open final, defeating Aussie Matthew Ebden 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 in the semi-finals on Saturday. The hard-serving Isner avenged his only loss to Ebden in five career ATP Tour meetings when the Aussie beat him earlier this year at the Australian Open. "It was tough," Isner said. "Just 7

July 27, 2018 6:12 AM Air China Paris-Beijing flight turns back over false terror alarm

PARIS: An Air China flight from Paris to Beijing turned back 30 minutes after take-off on Thursday due to a terrorism threat that subsequently turned out to be a false alarm, the French authorities said. Air China had said earlier that flight CA876 returned to Paris after the airline "received suspected terrorist information," giving no further information 23

July 24, 2018 9:23 AM Honours for Australians involved in Thai cave rescue

SYDNEY: Nine Australians who helped rescue young footballers trapped in a Thai cave were given state honours Tuesday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring their bravery an inspiration to the world. The 12 "Wild Boars" players and their coach were stuck deep in the flooded cave for up to 18 days before Thai Navy SEALs and international cave diving 5

July 18, 2018 11:05 AM Sarawak assembly to appeal court decision on Pujut assemblyman

KUCHING: The Sarawak Legislative Assembly today approved a motion for it apply for leave to appeal to the Federal Court against a Court of Appeal decision upholding a High Court judgment reinstating Dr Ting Tiong Choon as the rightful Pujut assemblyman. Sixty-eight assemblymen voted for and seven against the motion which was tabled by Minister for Tourism 7