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August 20, 2018 2:59 PM 14 killed in Rio police, military operations

RIO DE JANEIRO: At least 14 people were killed Monday in Rio de Janeiro during operations by soldiers and police against drug gangs in impoverished favelas and a suburb, officials and media reports said. The military command heading security in Brazil's second biggest city said eight people died in the sweep of favelas "and there could be more." The military 10

August 15, 2018 4:31 AM Thomas & Friends at The Curve

FOR over 70 years, children’s television series Thomas & Friends has been entertaining children around the world from the vibrant island of Sodor. Now, Thomas is expanding his horizon in Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!. In this new series, available on Astro Best from Aug 24 onwards, Thomas’ dream of seeing the world will motivate him to travel 13

August 14, 2018 7:29 AM Former Brazil finance minister charged with corruption

BRASÍLIA: Former Brazil finance minister Guido Mantega was indicted Monday on money laundering and other charges as part of the corruption scandal that has rocked the country's business and political elites. Mantega, 69, is accused of taking money from construction giant Odebrecht in exchange for helping to advance legislation that favoured the company 17

August 12, 2018 1:42 PM Former Brazil striker Ronaldo hospitalised with pneumonia in Spain

MADRID: Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo has been hospitalised with pneumonia on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza and is recovering well, a local newspaper reported Sunday. The 41-year-old, widely considered one of the world's best-ever players, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Can Misses Hospital on the island on Friday afternoon where 10

August 7, 2018 6:23 AM Brazil closes, then reopens border to Venezuelan migrants

SAO PAULO: Brazil briefly closed then reopened its northern border to Venezuelans on Monday as it struggled to contain mass migration from the South American country saddled with a crippling political and economic crisis, police said. A Supreme Court justice overturned a lower court judge's decision that had suspended for a few hours the entry of more Venezuelans 10

July 29, 2018 8:17 AM Turkey planning summit with France, Germany, Russia

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey is seeking to hold a summit in Istanbul with France, Germany and Russia on Sept 7 to discuss regional issues including the Syrian conflict, in comments published on Sunday. "We will discuss what we can do in the region together," Erdogan said, quoted by Hurriyet daily. He gave no further details on the issues 9

July 25, 2018 11:40 AM Klopp hands Sturridge Liverpool lifeline

LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says Daniel Sturridge can be a "decisive player" for Liverpool after impressive displays from the injury-plagued striker in pre-season matches. Sturridge, 28, went to West Brom on loan in January but was injured early on and managed just six appearances. With 12 months left on his contract it appeared Sturridge's Anfield career was over but he has looked 9

July 24, 2018 3:44 PM China to invest US$14b in S. Africa

PRETORIA: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced that China would invest US$14 billion (RM56.83 billion) in the country after he held talks with President Xi Jinping in Pretoria on the eve of a multilateral summit. Ramaphosa came to power in February pledging to revive the economy and attract investors after Jacob Zuma was ousted 14

July 19, 2018 11:11 AM AirAsia X places 66 widebody aircraft order

SEPANG: AirAsia X,w has confirmed an order for 66 A330neo widebody aircraft with an additional 34 aircraft, bringing its total order to 100. AirAsia Group CEO and AirAsia X co-group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the list price for the 100 aircraft is US$30 billion and the 100 aircraft will be used by AirAsia X Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia 13

July 13, 2018 7:26 AM Croatia's Modric fits the bill for Golden Ball award

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has been pulling the strings for his side at the World Cup. Could he be the player to win the Golden Ball award as best player? Moscow (dpa) - Wanted: one Golden Ball winner. Requirements: you must make the difference in the team, be able to read the game, change the game, be a leader within the team. "That makes somebody 31