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January 13, 2018 12:28 PM London store Harrods to remove Diana statue

A sale sign is seen at dawn on the outside of the Harrods store in Knightsbridge in London January 5, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Jan 13 — London luxury department store Harrods said today it was taking down a statue of the late Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed and returning it to former owner Mohamed Al Fayed. Al Fayed commissioned the bronze 10

December 26, 2017 6:01 AM Trader, executive fined RM7,500 for stealing Sleeping Buddha statue

GEORGE TOWN: A businessman and a company's executive were fined RM7,500 in default of 12 months' jail term by the magistrate's court here today for stealing a 91-year-old Buddha statue at a temple. Lim Su-Quinn, 29, and Lim Keng Liang, 37, pleaded guilty to stealing the "Sleeping Buddha" statue at the main prayer hall of Penang Buddhist Association (PBA) 30

December 21, 2017 3:54 PM Pussy Riot activist sentenced to community work after FSB protest

MOSCOW: A Russian court on Thursday sentenced a member of the Pussy Riot punk band and activist group to 40 hours of community work after she unfurled a protest sign near the Moscow headquarters of the FSB security services. Maria Alyokhina, 29, staged her protest Wednesday on the steps in front of the FSB headquarters, holding a poster saying "Happy 8

November 29, 2017 1:27 PM Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group. One of them purports to show a Muslim beating up a Dutch boy on crutches. Another is described as showing an Islamist mob pushing a teenager of a rooftop. The third purports to show a Muslim throwing down and smashing a statue of the Virgin 11

November 24, 2017 5:01 AM Hong Kong lights up for Lumieres festival

HONG KONG: Glowing cartoon Inuits tumbled down Hong Kong's post office building and a forest of illuminated bamboo rods lit up the city centre as part of a visit by France's famous Lumieres festival. Local and international artists joined the extension of Lyon's Fête des Lumières in a city well known for its ubiquitous neon signs, giant billboards, flashy 15

November 14, 2017 11:58 AM Activists renew push for Hong Kong independence

A statue of a tiger is seen in front of a view of the skyline of the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on June 27, 2017. — AFP picHONG KONG, Nov 14 — Hong Kong independence activists stepped up their campaign at schools today, with the semi-autonomous city increasingly divided over signs of Beijing’s growing influence. Demonstrators handed out thousands 17

October 18, 2017 7:09 PM Xi Jinping, Rohingya, Islamic State: Your Thursday Briefing

Cold War attitudes may have motivated U.S. diplomats to simply watch as mass extrajudicial executions spread beyond suspected Communists to target ethnic Chinese, students and union members. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was harsh in condemning reported atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s border area with Bangladesh. Mr. Tillerson demanded 97

October 12, 2017 4:51 AM SNIKT! Wolverine is back from the dead, bub

SNIKT! After three years being stuck in an adamantium statue and seemingly dead, Wolverine is back! Yes, the mutant who is the best at what he does is apparently not the best at staying dead. He not only made his return in the recent Marvel Legacy #1, released on Sept 27, he also gains possession of one of the Marvel universe’s most powerful relics – an Infinity 24

October 1, 2017 1:25 PM Palmyra statue damaged by Islamic State goes on display in Damascus

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A 2,000-year old statue badly damaged by Islamic State in Palmyra went on display on Sunday in Damascus after being restored. The Lion of Al-Lat statue was one of several ancient monuments damaged by Islamic State at Palmyra, the ancient city in central Syria which the jihadists have twice seized from government control during the six-year-long 6

September 27, 2017 12:00 AM Brigitte Bardot to get a statue in Saint-Tropez

French film legend and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot celebrated her 80th birthday in private. — AFP picST TROPEZ, Sept 27 — French screen goddess Brigitte Bardot will be be honoured tomorrow in the Riviera resort of St Tropez, where a 2.5-metre statue of the actress will be unveiled on her 83rd birthday. Bardot became synonymous with the town after 18