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Planes, rebels and elephants : Indonesia gears up for jumbo polls

JAYAPURA: From sending ballot boxes by elephant in Sumatra to keeping voters safe in Papua’s rebel territory, Indonesia is pulling out all the stops...

Canadian tourist dies in Thai zipline accident

BANGKOK: A Canadian fell to his death from about 12 metres (39 feet) while ziplining at a popular tourist attraction in northern Thailand, police...

More than 100 arrested at London climate protests

LONDON: More than 100 people have been arrested in ongoing climate change protests in London that brought parts of the British capital to a...

More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis

GENEVA: More than 60,000 people have fled the crisis in Nicaragua over the past year, the UN said Tuesday, with neighbouring Costa Rica bearing...

French officials find 21 migrants hiding in refrigerated truck

STRASBOURG: Officials in France have found 21 migrants from Iran and Iraq hiding in a refrigerated truck driving in the east of the country,...

F1 in talks over second China Grand Prix, road race on the cards

SHANGHAI: Formula One is in talks with six local governments in China this week about holding a second grand prix in the country, a...

Nadal enters the unknown

MONTE CARLO (Principality of Monaco): Rafael Nadal offered a low-key appraisal Monday of his chances for a record-extending 12th Monte Carlo Masters title as...

Woods set to chase more major glory after Masters win

AUGUSTA (United States): Tiger Woods ended his 11-year wait for a 15th major title at the Masters. Now the golf world is wondering whether...

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