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Westwood flies high as Poulter bemoans “pathetic” putting

Sport Two of English golf’s favourite sons experienced mixed fortunes at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday, Lee Westwood boosting his title chances while Ian Poulter called his putting “absolutely shocking”. Britain Golf – BMW PGA Championship – Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey, England – 26/5/17 England’s Lee Westwood on the 16th during the second… Read More »

US says China realises limited time to negotiate with North Korea

Asia Pacific China has come to the realisation that it has limited time to rein in North Korea’s nuclear programme through negotiations and is open to further sanctions against Pyongyang, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef… Read More »

Pedra Branca judgment: Singapore files written observations to ICJ

Singapore Singapore’s written observations are a “comprehensive rebuttal” to Malaysia’s application to revise ICJ’s judgment, says MFA. 25 May 2017 10:52AM(Updated: 25 May 2017 11:10AM) SINGAPORE: Singapore has filed its written observations on the admissibility of Malaysia’s application to revise the International Court of Justice (ICJ)’s judgment in the case concerning sovereignty over Pedra Branca,… Read More »

2 dead after blasts hit public transport terminal in Jakarta

Asia Pacific The two dead included a suspected suicide attacker, said police. The toilets at the Kampung Melayu terminal in East Jakarta, where the explosions were heard on Wednesday (May 24). (Photo: Twitter/Detikcom) 24 May 2017 11:20PM(Updated: 24 May 2017 11:53PM) JAKARTA: Two explosions rocked a public transport terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on… Read More »

Nibali takes dramatic Giro stage as leader Dumolin fumes

Sport Vincenzo Nibali gave Italy its first success of the 2017 Giro d’Italia on Tuesday when he outsprinted Team Sky’s Mikel Landa after seven hours of gruelling and controversial action over the 222km 16th Queen stage from Rovetta to Bormio. FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics – Cycling Road – Final – Men’s Road Race –… Read More »

Leader of Nigeria's ruling APC party warns of coup threat

World Nigeria has paid a high price to achieve democracy and will foil any attempts by those hoping to stage a coup, the national leader of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party said on Monday. Bola Tinubu speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde LAGOS: Nigeria has paid a… Read More »

Two more deaths take Everest toll to at least five in past month

Asia Pacific Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the death toll on the world’s highest mountain in the past month to at least five amid mountaineers’ safety concerns, officials said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Light illuminates Mount Everest (C) during sunset in Solukhumbu district, also known as the Everest region, in this… Read More »