Stories By 'Agencies'
Ukrainian twins Gleb and Vadim Alekseenko have been banned from tennis for life and each fined $250,000 for match fixing.
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United States golfer Dustin Johnson continued to lead the World Golf Ranking released on Monday, followed by England’s Justin Rose, as the top 10 players all held their positions this week.
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Twenty-two people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants reportedly heading for EU member Greece plunged off the highway into a waterway in western Turkey.
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Peru cruised past Chile in a friendly on Friday night in a 3-0 stomping. “El Clásico del Pacifico” taking place in Hard Rock Stadium was even for much of the night until a 64th-minute own goal from Chile’sEnzo Roco put La Blanquirroja in control. From there, substitute Pedro Aquino took over.
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Thai authorities have arrested two men accused of trying to smuggle tiger bones and meat to Vietnam on a bus, police said on Thursday. The two suspects are Vietnamese nationals who allegedly paid around $900 for the products in Tak province on the Myanmar border, and planned to sell them back home for consumption.
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Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said on Thursday, with more than 1,200 people on death row set to win a reprieve following a groundswell of opposition to capital punishment.
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A cyclone packing winds of up to 150 kilometres (95 miles) per hour and heavy rains hit eastern India early Thursday, with over 300,000 people evacuated from low-lying areas and two men reported killed.
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