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Neymar left out of Brazil squad for Argentina friendly

Sport Neymar and several other top Brazilian players have been left out of the national squad for friendlies next month against Argentina and Australia, coach Tite said on Friday, giving them a long summer break for the first time since 2013. Football Soccer – Las Palmas v Barcelona – Spanish Liga Santander – Gran Canaria… Read More »

UN climate talks wrap up under threat of US exodus

BONN: UN climate negotiations conclude in Bonn on Thursday (May 12) with delegates putting on a brave face despite the threat of an American exodus hanging over their global pact to stem global warming. Envoys from nearly 200 country signatories to the Paris Agreement kept a close eye on Washington throughout their 10-day huddle for… Read More »

Canada foreign minister will visit Mexico to discuss NAFTA talks

World Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday she would travel to Mexico next week to discuss renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, which U.S. President Donald Trump says needs major changes. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland arrives for a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels,… Read More »

Smoke seen at I12 Katong mall; firefighters at scene

SINGAPORE: I12 Katong was evacuated after a fire broke out in a first-floor shop at the mall on Wednesday (May 17).  Smoke was seen at the entrance and sirens were heard, as SCDF firefighters arrived at the mall at about 9.45pm, an eyewitness at the scene told Channel NewsAsia.  She said that she smelled smoke in the air… Read More »

Honduran president favoured to win November election – poll

World Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who is seeking an unprecedented second consecutive term in office, is the favourite to win the November election, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who is running to be the presidential candidate for the ruling Partido Nacional (National Party), gives a speech to supporters… Read More »

Wall St. rises as oil price jump boosts energy shares

Business U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as a rise in oil prices boosted energy stocks, soothing some nerves following a massive cyber attack that locked up 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid… Read More »