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August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 26

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 19

July 8, 2018 1:17 AM Brazil's Fernandinho target of racist insults after World Cup own goal

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho and family members have been victims of racist insults on social media since his World Cup own goal on Friday when Brazil was eliminated by Belgium in the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Russia. Several internet users referred to the Manchester City player as a "monkey", while some even threatened to kill him after 22

June 11, 2018 7:18 AM Guardiola hits back at Toure's racism jibes

MADRID: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola (pix) has hit back at Yaya Toure denying accusations he's racist in an interview on Spanish television. "He knows I'm not," insisted Guardiola when asked about Toure's previous claims the Spaniard "has problems with Africans". "What do you want me to do," added Guardiola in an interview with TV3. "We were together 13

May 1, 2018 11:55 AM British lawmaker accused of racism towards Irish PM

DUBLIN: A British parliamentarian was accused of racism on Tuesday after branding Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar a "typical Indian". John Taylor, 80, known as Lord Kilclooney, was reacting to a news report about criticism of Varadkar's visit to Northern Ireland on Monday. In the article, a member of parliament had accused Varadkar of "poor manners" 17

April 18, 2018 5:48 AM Black father killed by police in front of supermarket

LOS ANGELES: Police gunned down an African American father of three using two dozen bullets in the parking lot of a Walmart supermarket in California, authorities and his lawyer said Tuesday. Diante Yarber, 26, was unarmed and parking his car in Barstow, about two hours east of Los Angeles, at the time of the incident on April 4, according to his lawyer 33

March 11, 2018 11:39 PM What’s in a name? France’s Le Pen proposes far-right rebrand

France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen. — AFP picLILLE, March 12 — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed changing the name of her party to the National Union yesterday as part of efforts to improve its image after she was re-elected for a third term as leader. Le Pen announced the proposed change at a party conference in northeast France 18

January 16, 2018 2:34 AM Brighton back Bong over Rodriguez racism complaint

Brighton defender Gaetan Bong (pic) said he was racially abused by Jay Rodriguez during Saturday's Premier League clash against West Ham. ― Reuters picLONDON, Jan 16 ― Brighton pledged their “full support” for defender Gaetan Bong who said he was racially abused by Jay Rodriguez during Saturday's 2-0 Premier League loss to West Brom. Television footage 21

January 12, 2018 3:04 PM Trump denies ‘s***hole countries’ remark (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 — US President Donald Trump tweeted a denial today after he was quoted as describing African and other states as “s***hole countries,” amid an international furore over the remarks. Trump, who reportedly made the comment during a meeting with legislators yesterday on immigration reform, drew charges of racism. “Why are we having all these 27

January 3, 2018 2:20 AM BBC drop football pundit Trevor Sinclair after racial abuse

LONDON: Former England international Trevor Sinclair (pix) has been dropped as a football pundit by the BBC after he racially abused a policeman who arrested him for drink-driving. Sinclair, 44, was ordered on Tuesday to do 150 hours' community service and given a 20-month drink-driving ban after being found to be twice over the legal limit. A magistrate's 18