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July 17, 2018 11:58 PM Endangered leopard cubs born at French zoo

STRASBOURG: Two endangered clouded leopard cubs have been born at a zoo in eastern France, its director said Tuesday. The as-yet-unnamed pair were born on July 5 at Mulhouse Zoo near France's borders with Germany and Switzerland, and "are staying with their mother in the maternity den for the moment", a statement said. Dr Brice Lefaux, the zoo's director 7

July 17, 2018 11:57 PM 'Africa real' World Cup winners, says Venezuela's Maduro

CARACAS: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. France beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's final in Moscow, but with a team featuring number players of African heritage. "The French team seems like the African team, in reality, Africa won, the African immigrants who arrived in France 9

July 16, 2018 1:17 PM France expels 'mentor' of 2015 jihadist attackers to Algeria

PARIS: France on Monday expelled a radical Islamic preacher to Algeria after his release from prison, where he became a mentor to at least two jihadis who carried out deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper and a Jewish supermarket in January 2015, officials said. Djamel Beghal was given a 10-year jail term in 2005 after being sent to France following 15

July 16, 2018 11:02 AM US rejects European call for Iran sanctions waiver: FT

PARIS: Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, the Financial Times reported Monday. "International companies active in Iran face the threat of US sanctions within weeks after Washington rebuffed a high-level European plea to exempt crucial industries 6

July 16, 2018 8:39 AM Croatia face uncertain future after run to World Cup final

Croatia went all the way to the World Cup final with a gifted team led by Luka Modric, but many players are in the twilight of their career and it is not clear if coach Zlatko Dalic will stay on. Moscow (dpa) - Croatia can expect a heroes' welcome when they return home later Monday despite losing the World Cup final to France, but the future looks uncertain 5

July 16, 2018 1:09 AM After World Cup success, MCMC studying EPL live on RTM

SUBANG JAYA: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (MCMM) is studying the direct telecast of English Premier League (EPL) football matches on Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) in the future. Its minister, Gobind Singh Deo said this followed the success of the 2018 World Cup telecast which was described as a major achievement for the station 6

July 14, 2018 6:51 AM The Republic of Malaysia and the removal of Islam as Malaysia’s official religion

Using race and religion to sow societal discord and hatred has been proven a failed strategy in the last general election. If leaders of Umno and PAS still fail to realise this, then they truly deserve to be labelled as morons. Our country is now faced with many challenges ahead — to pay a gargantuan national debt of RM1 trillion, a rising interest rate, a looming 10

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 15

July 10, 2018 6:18 AM Sampaoli remains Argentina coach, for now

Beleaguered Jorge Sampaoli is still Argentina coach and has been put in charge of the under-20 national team for an upcoming tournament. The national federation AFA said late Monday that its president Claudio Tapia and deputy Daniel Angelici met with Sampaoli and talked about the World Cup in Russia where the two-time champions went out in round of 16 against 8

July 9, 2018 7:00 AM Japan PM cancels overseas trip as rain toll hits 100: Local media

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100, local media said Monday. Abe had been expected to visit Belgium, France, Saudi Arabia and Egypt from Wednesday. His office declined to comment on the reports. Abe reportedly told the deputy 5