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June 19, 2018 9:00 AM Turkish rapper Ezhel acquitted on first day of drugs trial

ISTANBUL: An Istanbul court on Tuesday acquitted a popular Turkish rapper who faced up to 10 years in jail on charges of encouraging drug use, activists and lawyers said, on the first day of a trial that had sparked widespread alarm. Ezhel, 28, whose real name is Omer Sercan Ipekcioglu, was accused of inciting cannabis use through social media postings 27

June 15, 2018 11:40 PM Disco titans Chic boogie all night in return

NEW YORK: Disco-era titans Chic are returning with their first album in more than 25 years, with its songwriter, the producer extraordinaire Nile Rodgers, set to draw an all-star cast. The group, now formally called Nile Rodgers & Chic, announced that it is readying an album appropriately called "It's About Time," with a cover featuring two models that mirrors 35

June 13, 2018 12:58 AM Monaco to sell Lemar to Atletico Madrid

PARIS: French World Cup star Thomas Lemar (pix) looks set to quit Monaco and join Atletico Madrid, the two clubs revealed on Tuesday. "Atletico de Madrid and AS Monaco have achieved a preliminary agreement over the transfer of Thomas Lemar to our club," for the definitive transfer," the Spanish club said of the 22-year old. "Over the next days, both clubs 109

June 12, 2018 10:25 AM 'Fiasco': How Saudi players had a rough time in Spain

MADRID: Nine Saudi players loaned to Spanish clubs to improve their level before the World Cup left without hardly playing in what ended up as a "fiasco". "Adapting is difficult," said David Cobeno, sporting director at Madrid-based second division side Rayo Vallecano, which signed 24-year-old Saudi midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem. "Everything outside 92

June 12, 2018 10:04 AM Avicii laid to rest in private funeral

STOCKHOLM: Swedish superstar DJ Avicii has been buried in a private ceremony with just his family and close friends present, his agent said Tuesday. The musician, whose real name was Tim Bergling, "was buried Friday at the Skogskyrkogarden cemetery in Stockholm", Ebba Lindqvist told AFP. Avicii was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, the capital of the Gulf sultanate 90

June 7, 2018 2:12 PM Former Chelsea player Michael Essien released by Indonesian club

BANDUNG, Indonesia: Former Chelsea star Michael Essien has been released from Persib Bandung, the Indonesian club said Thursday, the latest big foreign signing to be axed from the national league in the past two seasons. The Ghanaian, 35, who signed with the Bandung-based club just over a year ago, had his contract terminated on Wednesday because the club had exceeded 39

April 28, 2018 9:36 AM Raptors reserves deliver in clinching win over Wizards

WASHINGTON: The Toronto Raptors punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Friday with a 102-92 victory over the Washington Wizards. With 24 points from Kyle Lowry and a big contribution from their reserves, the Raptors notched the first road win of their Eastern Conference first-round series to eliminate the Wizards four games to two. DeMar 112

April 22, 2018 10:23 AM Japan pip Britain to seal return to Fed Cup's elite

MIKI, Japan: Japan plucked victory from the jaws of defeat as the hosts beat Britain 3-2 on Sunday to seal a return to the Fed Cup's elite level after a four-year absence. Johanna Konta crushed Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-3 to put the visitors on the brink of victory before Kurumi Nara upset Heather Watson 7-6 (11-9), 6-4 to take a see-saw World Group II playoff 101

April 20, 2018 2:28 PM New season of Hulu’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ dark but inspiring, stars say (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, April 20 — The second season of Hulu’s dystopian saga The Handmaid’s Tale is dark and difficult, but inspiring, its stars said on the red carpet at show’s premiere yesterday. The Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning show is based on Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s bleak portrait of a totalitarian near future where women are forced into sexual 104

April 19, 2018 1:10 AM SpaceX blasts off Nasa's new planet-hunter, TESS

TAMPA: Nasa on Wednesday blasted off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a US$337 million (RM1.3 billion) satellite that aims to scan 85% of the skies for cosmic bodies where life may exist. "Three, two, one and liftoff!" said a Nasa commentator as the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) soared into the blue sky atop a SpaceX Falcon 75