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August 18, 2018 11:59 AM Ghana declares week of mourning after death of Annan

ACCRA: Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday declared a week of mourning to pay homage to former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan. Describing Annan as a "consummate" diplomat, Akufo-Addo said in a statement that Ghana was "deeply saddened" by news of his death in Switzerland on Saturday after a short illness. Born in Kumasi, the capital 16

August 18, 2018 9:47 AM Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80 (Updated)

GENEVA: Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced. "It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed 10

July 19, 2018 1:54 PM Spain drops international arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans

MADRID: A Spanish judge on Thursday dropped European and international arrest warrants for deposed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and other separatist leaders who fled abroad, the Supreme Court said, which means they no longer face extradition. In a court ruling, Pablo Llarena said he had taken the decision after a German court agreed to extradite 11

July 17, 2018 11:58 PM Endangered leopard cubs born at French zoo

STRASBOURG: Two endangered clouded leopard cubs have been born at a zoo in eastern France, its director said Tuesday. The as-yet-unnamed pair were born on July 5 at Mulhouse Zoo near France's borders with Germany and Switzerland, and "are staying with their mother in the maternity den for the moment", a statement said. Dr Brice Lefaux, the zoo's director 26

July 17, 2018 11:57 PM AC Milan's Europa League ban appeal set for Thursday

LAUSANNE: AC Milan's appeal against a European ban for breaking UEFA's financial fair play rules will be heard Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the court announced. A spokesman for the Lausanne-based court told AFP that the hearing will be at 9:30am and a decision would follow "probably within 24 hours". Last month European football's 9

July 14, 2018 3:18 AM Liverpool sign Swiss winger Shaqiri

LONDON: Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced Friday. The Reds said he had signed "a long-term contract", with British media reports saying Shaqiri had arrived at Anfield in a five-year deal for £13 million (RM70 million). The 26-year-old winger's move follows Stoke's 13

July 5, 2018 10:56 AM Wah Seong unit appointed exclusive dealer of Swiss products

PETALING JAYA: Wah Seong Corp Bhd’s indirect subsidiary WDG Resources Sdn Bhd has been appointed an exclusive dealer of Ammann BauAusrustung AG products within Peninsular Malaysia. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Wah Seong said the distributorship agreement is for the sales and services as well as promotion of Ammann’s products namely pavers 13

July 5, 2018 7:12 AM World Cup over for German referee in Serbia controversy

After Germany's World Cup exit, the country's referee at the tournament is also heading home early. Felix Brych, who was criticized by Serbia for his performance in their group-stage defeat to Switzerland, has been told he will not be used again at the World Cup. Serbia had issued a complaint to football world governing body FIFA after they felt they should 13

July 5, 2018 12:17 AM Costa Rica part company with coach Ramirez

SAN JOSÉ: Costa Rica's football federation has parted ways with coach Oscar Ramirez after a disappointing World Cup showing by the Central American nation. "Oscar Ramirez will not continue as coach, his contract has expired," the federation's president Rodolfo Villalobos told a press conference. Costa Rica went out of the competition in the group stage 20

June 29, 2018 2:20 AM Ramos and Faghani to take charge of first last 16 matches Saturday

Referees from Mexico and Iran will take charge of the first knock-out games of the World Cup, governing body FIFA said Thursday. Mexican referee Cesar Ramos will take charge of Uruguay v Portugal in Sochi while the meeting between France and Argentina in Kazan will be refereed by Iranian official Alireza Faghani. Both matches are on Saturday to open the round 7