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Monthly Archives: August 2016

SYDNEY: Human rights groups accused Australia yesterday of deliberately ignoring the alleged abuse of asylum seekers being held at a remote Pacific island detention facility in a bid to deter future refugees from trying to reach the country by...
Does "Suicide Squad" live up to the hype? For months, fans have anxiously awaited the arrival of the DC Comics' movie that could finally trump the Marvel Universe. Although the movie is projected to be summer hit, will David...
I'm not going to tell you what you should be buying in this article. Rather, I'm going show you the basics you already have lying around your wardrobe and how these essential pieces can make any outfit. Summer 2016...
HONG KONG: Nearly 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about US$72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong, rattling the global bitcoin community in the second-biggest security breach ever of such an exchange. Bitfinex...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's central bank is having only mixed success in using money market tools to fight a surge in market interest rates caused by low oil prices, and may need to resort to more radical steps, commercial bankers...
NEW YORK: When seconds count, the right clothing matters. For the Rio Olympics, Nike used 3-D printing technology to develop small silicone protrusions for redirecting air flow around the runner. Body scanners helped Adidas design suits to keep swimmers...
PARIS: For as long as athletes have been battling for gold medals, they have been taking fortifying tonics-some stomach-churning, others downright dangerous-with little concern for their health. As revelations of Russian doping have shown going into the Rio Olympics,...
LONDON: Gold was little changed yesterday, hovering close to a three-week high hit in the previous session, as the impact of lower European share markets was offset by a steadier dollar. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,364.27...
RIO DE JANEIRO: The first sporting action of the 2016 Olympics started in a virtually empty stadium yesterday as the Russian doping scandal rumbled on. With the formal opening ceremony at the Maracana stadium just two days away, the...
JAMAICA: West Indies were hurtling towards another heavy defeat when bad weather offered them a lifeline, washing out most of the fourth day of the second test against India in Jamaica on Tuesday. Starting the second innings with a...
BIRMINGHAM: Moeen Ali’s late counter-attack lifted England to 297 all out on a fluctuating first day of the third test against Pakistan in Birmingham yesterday. Fast bowler Sohail Khan took four wickets to put the hosts in trouble at...

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