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June 22, 2018 9:23 AM Three Switzerland fans drive 1,800 km in tractor to reach World Cup

Three Switzerland fans used a tractor to drive the 1,800 kilometres to their team's World Cup match against Serbia in Kaliningrad. It took them 14 days from Switzerland and they arrived on Thursday, just in time for Friday's second Group E game. "It is unbelievable what you get to see," Beat Studer, who owns the tractor, told Swiss newspaper Blick. Their 5

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 6

June 17, 2018 4:07 PM Kolarov stunner gives Serbia victory over Costa Rica

SAMARA, Russia: Aleksandar Kolarov said Serbia "won't be doing the maths yet" after his brilliant second-half free-kick grabbed a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica, with the Balkan side drawing first blood in their World Cup group in Samara on Sunday. The Roma defender made the crucial breakthrough early in the second half with a magnificent effort, and although 5

June 17, 2018 8:36 AM Mohamad Sabu confident of senators from Kelantan, Terengganu being appointed

KOTA BARU: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu is confident the federal government will appoint at least one senator for the post of minister or deputy minister from Kelantan and Terengganu. This is despite the Pakatan Harapan (PH) not winning any seats in these two states in the 14th General Election. Mohamad, who is also Defence Minister 5

June 16, 2018 12:34 PM Man stabbed to death in fight between migrants in Bosnia

SARAJEVO: A 24-year-old Moroccan man was stabbed to death in a fight between migrants in northwestern Bosnia, police said Saturday. The violence broke out in a street in Velika Kladusa late Friday when one man attacked another with a knife, police spokeswoman Snezana Galic said, quoted by N1 television. She said the victim, who died from a stab wound 5

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM Sea Watch says ready to take rescued migrants if Italy opens ports

BERLIN: German charity Sea Watch said Wednesday it was ready to take on board 40 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea by the US Navy, but only if Italy agreed to open its ports to NGO vessels. US Navy ship the Trenton had rescued the migrants on Tuesday after their rubber boat sank in an accident that claimed 12 lives, the German group said. The US Navy posted 10

June 13, 2018 4:15 AM Rafizi, NFCorp fail to reach settlement

KUALA LUMPUR: An agreement for settlement between PKR vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli and National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) has failed after Rafizi refused to agree to some of the terms set. After meeting with the lawyers from both sides in chambers of Justice Nik Hasmat Nik Mohamed, the High Court has set Aug 24 for hearing. Lawyer Noor Farhah 17

May 28, 2018 2:14 PM You cannot resist change

The 9th May 2018 GE14 is just one more in a series of changes of governments all over the world. Back in the 1800s, soon after the Napoleonic Wars, what is known as ‘The Age of Revolutions’, empires collapsed and new republics emerged. Then the 1900s saw nationalism reach new heights between the WWI and WWII period. Now, 100 years later, it is happening 6

May 25, 2018 9:03 AM Indian child dies from mother's 'snake bite' breast milk

NEW DELHI: An Indian woman who was bitten by a snake in her sleep and unknowingly breastfed poisoned milk to her daughter has died along with the child, police said Friday. The 35-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh state did not realise she had been bitten when she woke and breastfed her daughter. The three-year-old girl and the mother fell ill on Thursday 12

May 23, 2018 9:49 AM As Brexit looms, Germany sees jump in Brits taking citizenship

BERLIN: The number of Britons who have obtained German citizenship has shot up dramatically since Britain's decision to quit the European Union, official data showed Wednesday. "A link with the upcoming Brexit is obvious — in the two years 2016 and 2017, a total of 10,358 Britons acquired German citizenship, more than twice as many as in the period spanning 9