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As elections near, Spain’s Podemos on verge of split

LONG hailed as a beacon of success for the far-left after erupting in Spain five years ago, Podemos is now on the verge of...

Philippines’ richest man Sy dies at 94

MANILA: The Philippines’ wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire, died on...

Pacquiao lighter for Las Vegas return

LAS VEGAS: Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter here Friday for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner. A...

Halep downs Venus, sets up Serena clash

MELBOURNE: World number one Simona Halep hit form to cruise past Venus Williams yesterday and set up a mouth-watering Australian Open last 16 clash...

Woman convicted of forcing maid to hurt herself

SINGAPORE: Would you be so cruel as to abuse your maid by asking her to drink water laced with detergent? A Singaporean woman was found...

China growth slowest in decades in 2018: Survey

BEIJING: China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in almost three decades in 2018, analysts in an AFP poll said, as the government struggles...

Pacquiao ready for Broner

LOS ANGELES: Manny Pacquiao is aiming to offer fresh evidence that life begins at 40 when the Filipino veteran takes on Adrien Broner on...

Arrests and a Chinese football club in meltdown

SHANGHAI: When Brazilian star Alexandre Pato jetted out of China for his holidays he played for Tianjin Quanjian. Two months and a dozen arrests...

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