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July 21, 2018 12:20 PM Aid arrives in Syria as Putin, Macron discuss relief mission to Ghouta

CHÂTEAUROUX, France: Humanitarian aid sent by France and Russia arrived in Syria on Saturday as the two countries' leaders discussed a joint mission to distribute much-needed relief supplies in a ravaged former rebel enclave. The joint humanitarian aid operation — the first between Russia and a western country — was agreed by Russian President Vladimir 5

July 19, 2018 11:37 AM Let's move forward: Kayveas

KUALA LUMPUR: The MyPPP war may have seen its ending with the Registrar of Societies (RoS) officially naming Tan Sri M. Kayveas as the interim president along with nine others in an interim committee on July 10. Kayveas said the interim committee is made up of five people who are against him and were involved in his sacking but he has accepted the decision 8

July 19, 2018 11:11 AM AirAsia X sticks with Airbus after window shopping at Boeing

SEPANG: AirAsia X has confirmed its order of 100 Airbus A330neo widebody aircraft, after window shopping at Boeing earlier in the year. AirAsia Group CEO and AirAsia X co-group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, speaking at a briefing today, said the group was in discussions with Airbus for two years and was looking to cancel the order before reaffirming and increasing 4

July 18, 2018 12:54 PM Indian Air Force pilot dies in jet fighter crash

NEW DELHI: An Indian Air Force pilot was killed on Wednesday when his Soviet-era jet fighter crashed on a routine sortie near the border with Pakistan, an official said. The MiG-21 ploughed into the ground near an uninhabited area shortly after taking off in Punjab state. "An investigation is under way to find out the cause of the crash," the official 6

July 11, 2018 4:03 AM 1 dead, 20 injured in S. Africa vintage plane crash: Official

PRETORIA: One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria 11

July 6, 2018 12:39 AM Colombia the 'dirtiest' team I've ever faced, Stones says

Two days after his team beat Colombia on penalties to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals, England defender John Stones said the South Americans were the "dirtiest" team he'd ever faced. Stones said that he'd heard "all the sort of things you don't really hear in a football match." But the Manchester City man, who has two goals to his name at the World 11

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

SYDNEY: Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (RM20.9 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol 10

June 25, 2018 8:09 AM Nearly 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast

TRIPOLI: Libya's coastguard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants who were on boats in distress in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe, the navy said on Monday. Three separate operations took place on Sunday with the coastguard bringing ashore in Libya a total of 948 migrants, navy spokesman Ayoub Kacem said. The migrants were on inflatable dinghies 7

June 18, 2018 4:57 AM England fans reach World Cup by bike

Volgograd, Russia (dpa) - Two England fans have arrived in Volgograd after riding some 3,800 kilometres by bike to watch England play at the World Cup. Jamie Marriott and Mitchell Jones set off from the southern town of Emsworth on May 25 and pedalled through France, Germany, Poland and Ukraine to reach the southern Russian city just in time to see England 8

June 5, 2018 4:33 AM Court rejects arrest of Korean Air 'nut rage' matriarch

SEOUL: A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges, sparking public anger. Lee Myung-hee, the wife of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, was released from police custody late Monday after the Seoul Central District Court refused to issue an arrest warrant 14