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May 23, 2018 11:32 AM French PM cancels Israel trip

PARIS: France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has cancelled a planned trip to Israel early next month, citing "domestic agenda reasons", his office said on Wednesday. Philippe had been expected to visit Jerusalem on June 1 for an event promoting ties between France and Israel along with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He was also planning 6

May 10, 2018 8:37 AM Striking French rail unions to hold vote over reform plans

MONTREUIL, France: Unions at French rail operator SNCF will hold a companywide vote next week on the government's contested overhaul for the heavily indebted group, aimed at proving that support for a long-running strike remains strong despite signs it is tapering off. Laurent Brun, head of the rail branch at the hard-line CGT union, said late Wednesday 12

May 8, 2018 7:35 AM Neymar set to attend French Cup final

PARIS: Neymar will attend Tuesday's French Cup final between Paris Saint-Germain and minnows Les Herbiers, PSG captain Thiago Silva said. "He is fully motivated but sad that he can't train with us. He will be there to support us tomorrow at the Stade de France and I think he'll be happy," Silva told reporters at a press conference on Monday ahead of the game. Neymar 6

May 2, 2018 2:34 PM 17 killed in latest Mali attack

BAMAKO: Jihadists killed 17 civilians in an attack of "unparallelled horror" in northern Mali, near the border with Niger, local militia groups said on Wednesday. Elderly people were burned alive in their homes and attackers looted property. It came days after suspected jihadists killed more than 40 people on April 26 and 27 in the northwestern region 11

April 30, 2018 10:12 AM Past problems from Mahathir era being rectified

KUALA LUMPUR: Part of caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's transformation plans for Malaysia has to do with correcting problems from the past, according to Barisan Nasional (BN) strategic communications deputy director Datuk Eric See-To. He said Najib refused to repeat the mistakes made during Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's time as a leader 19

April 29, 2018 11:56 PM 'No decision' by Trump on Iran nuclear deal: Bolton

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday. "He has made no decision on the nuclear deal, whether to stay in or get out," Bolton told Fox News Sunday. "He is certainly considering the framework, the four pillars that President (Emmanuel) Macron 14

April 24, 2018 10:52 AM Iran says Europe must not pay Trump 'ransom' over nuclear deal

TEHRAN: A top Iranian official on Tuesday welcomed European powers' efforts to salvage a historic nuclear deal, but warned they should not simply hand over "a ransom" to US President Donald Trump. Trump has threatened not to renew the 2015 accord, which curbed Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. His threats have prompted pressure 13

April 23, 2018 12:33 AM Greek anarchists throw paint at French consulate

ATHENS: A Greek anarchist group on Sunday attacked the French consulate in Athens, Greek police said, in protest at France's involvement in airstrikes against Syria. Fifteen members of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group threw red and black paint at the consulate building in central Athens, adjacent to the French embassy. One person was arrested 21

April 23, 2018 12:01 AM Former Brazil great Rivaldo advises Neymar to quit PSG

RIO DE JANEIRO: Injured Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar should leave France and resume his career in Spain if he wants to become the world's top player, former Brazil great Rivaldo said Sunday. Rivaldo, who starred in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, told GloboEsporte.com and Esporte Espetacular that while a return to Barcelona might be too complicated 12

April 20, 2018 11:09 AM Dimitrov sees off Goffin to reach Monte Carlo semi-finals

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov celebrates winning his quarter final match against Belgium’s David Goffin at the Monte Carlo Masters April 20, 2018. — Reuters picMONTE CARLO, April 20 — Grigor Dimitrov benefited from a second-set collapse by David Goffin today to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals for the first time with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) victory. The 26-year-old 15