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Sri Lanka probes ‘disappearances’

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has appointed commissioners to a special panel tasked with investigating war-era disappearances, three years after President Maithripala Sirisena was elected promising justice for victims of the island’s…

Putin unveils new nuclear weapons to counter West

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of new nuclear weapons yesterday, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the…

DiCaprio and Pitt team up for new Quentin Tarantino movie

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt-two of Hollywood’s biggest stars-are teaming up for Quentin Tarantino’s next project, a movie set in the 1969 Hollywood hippy era around the Charles Manson murders.…

Burberry picks Riccardo Tisci as new creative officer

Luxury British fashion house Burberry yesterday announced the appointment of Riccardo Tisci, formerly of Givenchy, as its new chief creative officer to replace Christopher Bailey. The 43-year-old Italian, who was…

Pakistan aims to revive glory of ancient Mughal city Lahore

 Perched on scaffolding, restoration experts chip away at decades of grime and repair broken mosaic tiles in a bid to save the colossal murals depicting historic battles and regal…

Australian batsmen kept in check in South Africa

Philander bowled with excellent control to take 2 for 36 DURBAN: David Warner and Steve Smith hit half-centuries but Australia were unable to dominate South Africa’s bowling attack on the…

Saudi-Iran spat should keep out of football, says FIFA boss

TEHRAN: FIFA president Gianni Infantino said yesterday that a two-year diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran should not be allowed to get in the way of football. Saudi clubs…

Who will be crowned the 2018 Kuwait King of Drift?

With just a week remaining until the Red Bull Car Park Drift Qualifier, Kuwait is gearing up to find out who will be crowned the 2018 National King of Drift.…

Economists see stability in Xi supremacy

Chinese consider moving assets, or themselves, abroad BEIJING: As Xi Jinping marches toward presidency for life, economists are lauding the stability of his continued rule but the move has caused…

Seized Zimbabwe farm is returned, but trouble lingers for rural workers

‘It’s the only job I had and I had no husband to turn to’ HEADLANDS: When the riot police arrived, Zimbabwean farmworker Mary Mhuriyengwe saw her life fall apart as…

Spotify plans to list shares, fend off Apple and Amazon

Laid out detailed financial data for the first time SAN FRANCISCO: Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday filed for a direct listing of its shares, laying out financial data for…

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