Australia squad for Cricket World Cup

Sport Australia have named the following 15-man squad for the May 30 to July 14 Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Cricket – England v Australia – International T20 – Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, Britain – June 27, 2018 Australia’s Aaron Finch walks off after he was out Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers 15 […]

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More than 1,000 Jet Airways pilots not to fly from Monday due to unpaid salaries

Business FILE PHOTO: Jet Airways aircraft parked at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas -/File Photo 15 Apr 2019 09:10AM Share this content Bookmark NEW DELHI: More than a thousand pilots of India’s debt-laden Jet Airways will not fly from Monday as they have not been paid salaries […]

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Red Cross appeals for information on three staff missing in Syria since 2013

World Red Cross worker Nabil Bakdounes, a Syrian national, is seen in this undated handout photo released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to Reuters on Apr 14 2019. (Photo: ICRC/Handout via Reuters) 15 Apr 2019 09:08AM Share this content Bookmark GENEVA/WELLINGTON: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appealed on […]

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Asia's tech champions zero in on main street banking

HONG KONG: Asia’s internet firms are challenging the region’s traditional banks for consumer finances, tapping their massive user networks for business and following a trail blazed in China by tech giants Alibaba and Tencent. The push into banking by companies better known for their messaging apps, cute emojis and online holiday bookings comes as regulators […]

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BTS performs on SNL to low ratings, to perform with Halsey at Billboard Music Awards

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Ecuador president defends Assange asylum withdrawal

LONDON: Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno on Sunday (Apr 14) defended his decision to overturn Julian Assange’s asylum status, claiming in an interview with the Guardian newspaper that the WikiLeaks founder had tried to set up a “centre for spying” in Ecuador’s London embassy. “It is unfortunate that, from our territory and with the permission of […]

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Malaysia urges US to remove it from 'kidnapping' list

Asia Malaysia’s iconic landmark Petronas Twin Towers (centre) domninates the skyline of Kuala Lumpur on June 26, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Mohd Rasfan) 15 Apr 2019 07:37AM(Updated: 15 Apr 2019 07:42AM) Share this content Bookmark KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s foreign ministry on Sunday (Mar 14) called on the United States to remove Malaysia from the “K” list.  The “K” list […]

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Ice Hockey: Finnish heartbreak as USA win women's world title

Sport The US team pose with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after their 2-1 shootout victory in the IIHF Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships final match against Finland. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP) 15 Apr 2019 07:35AM(Updated: 15 Apr 2019 07:36AM) Share this content Bookmark ESPOO, Finland: Hosts Finland came up agonisingly short in […]

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Woods adds longevity label to his storied career

Sport Tiger Woods, with his Masters victory on Sunday, added the longevity label to a career that has changed the face of golf both on and off the course. Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 14, 2019 – Patrick Reed places the green jacket on Tiger Woods […]

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Finland's Social Democrats win slim victory as far right surges

HELSINKI: Finland’s leftist Social Democrats won a razor-thin victory in Sunday’s general election, holding off the far-right Finns Party which surged on an anti-immigration agenda. With 100 percent of ballots counted, the Social Democrats, led by 56-year-old former trade union boss Antti Rinne, picked up 40 seats in parliament, after campaigning on a ticket of fierce […]

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