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Lavish banquet fetes royal couple

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei...

Motorcyclist’s escape attempt during inspection prompts police chase

A chase ensued involving a motorcyclist and a patrol member from the Traffic Control and Investigation Department (JSKLL) of the Royal Brunei Police Force...

Fire destroys home in Kampong Mata-Mata

A fire destroyed a bungalow in Kampong Mata-Mata early yesterday morning, said the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD). The FRD said 12 firefighters from the...

Xi’an lockdown lifted as Beijing virus fight ramps up

BEIJING (AFP) - One of China’s longest coronavirus lockdowns since the start of the pandemic came to an end yesterday as authorities announced the...

UMNO Chief ordered to face corruption charges

KUALA LUMPUR (AGENCIES) - Malaysia’s High Court has ordered United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi  to enter his defence on 47...

S Korea politician’s wife threatens to jail reporters

SEOUL (AFP) - A South Korean opposition party was struggling yesterday to contain the fallout after the wife of its presidential candidate threatened to...

Several injured in shooting in German city; gunman dead

BERLIN (AP) - A lone gunman injured several people at a lecture hall in the southwestern German city of Heidelberg yesterday, police said. Police said...

Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A severe weather front hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital...

UAE bans flying of recreational drones after fatal attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The United Arab Emirates  (UAE) banned the flying of drones in the country for recreation after Yemen’s Houthi...

Carrot-suited runner breaks marathon world record

UPI - A Utah runner broke a world record by completing an Arizona marathon in two hours, 44 minutes, 12 seconds while dressed as...

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