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June 14, 2018 5:41 AM Pakistan student stabbed 23 times fights to see her attacker jailed

LAHORE: A Pakistani law student has emerged as a women's rights crusader after she was stabbed 23 times in a busy street only to see her alleged attacker walk free, igniting outrage across the deeply patriarchal country. Khadija Siddiqui, 23, survived the frenzied attack in broad daylight outside her sister's school on a busy thoroughfare in the teeming 30

June 13, 2018 10:12 AM Julen Lopetegui sacked as Spain coach: Spanish federation (Updated)

KRASNODAR, Russia: Spain sacked coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the team's opening game against Portugal at the World Cup, Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales confirmed on Wednesday. In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, Real Madrid named Lopetegui as their next manager to start work after the tournament in Russia, sparking outrage 29

June 12, 2018 10:30 AM Honeymoon on hold as Risdon targets World Cup bliss

KAZAN: There's only one thing better than the post-wedding bliss of a relaxing honeymoon: playing at the World Cup, says Australia defender Josh Risdon. "I guess there's no better place to be, except for the honeymoon, after a wedding," Risdon told media on Tuesday at the Socceroos' training camp in Kazan on Tuesday ahead of Saturday's World Cup opener 75

June 7, 2018 8:04 AM 13 Malaysian companies in Forbes Global 2000 list

PETALING JAYA: Thirteen malaysian companies made it into the 16th annual Forbes Global 2000 list which includes publicly traded companies from 60 countries. The companies are judged based on four metrics, sales, profits, assets and market value. Malaysian entrants were led by Malayan Banking Bhd, ranked 394 and ended with AmBank group which was ranked 55

June 5, 2018 8:15 AM FROM MOSCOW TO SAMARA: A JOURNEY THROUGH WORLD CUP CITIES AND VENUES

MOSCOW (dpa) – From the majestic Moscow to the quiet Saransk, from the historic Revolution in Saint Petersburg to the blood spilt in Stalingrad: Russia’s history is as vast as the country itself, with its 17 million square kilometres that span 11 time zones. The Russia 2018 World Cup is set to be played in 11 cities and 12 stadiums, all of them in the country’s 33

May 30, 2018 1:30 PM AirAsia says charges against Indian unit ‘trumped up’ as shares tumble

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd, which saw its share price fall as much as 10% on news of investigations into its Indian unit, completely denies all accusations and contentions, calling the “trumped up” accusations baseless and motivated by considerations that as yet remain unknown. The group’s share price closed 23 sen or almost 7% to RM3.08 today 41

May 29, 2018 11:52 PM Zenit appoint Semak as replacement for Mancini

MOSCOW: Zenit Saint Petersburg named former Russia midfielder Sergei Semak as the club's new manager on Tuesday following the departure of Roberto Mancini, who took over the Italy job earlier this month. Semak, 42, has signed a two-year deal with Zenit that includes the option for a third season, the club said on its website. The former CSKA Moscow 62

May 29, 2018 9:20 PM Khairuddin meets Interpol in France over Jho Low

(FMT) – After renewing his complaints with police in several countries over the 1MDB scandal, Khairuddin Abu Hassan today met Interpol officials in Lyon, France, to formally request them to pursue Low Taek Jho, the controversial businessman accused of embezzling billions of dollars from the troubled firm. Khairuddin, who together with his lawyer Matthias 28

May 23, 2018 8:37 AM Manchester United named most valuable football team

PARIS: Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils' overall value increased five percent compared to 2017 to more than 3.2 billion euros (RM14 billion), beating Real Madrid on 2.9 billion 65

May 18, 2018 7:25 AM MACC welcomes Mohd Shukri as new chief commissioner

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has congratulated Datuk Mohd Shukri Abdull on his appointment as its new chief commissioner. In a statement issued today, the MACC said all the staff welcomed Mohd Shukri's appointment. "The MACC feels he will be able to fulfill the trust, responsibility and hope the people have in ensuring that the nation 26