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We need to do better: Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola, never easy to please, said after his team’s 7-1 demolition of AS Roma that the Bundesliga champions can still do better.

Politically-linked firms face action

An unprecedented ban on India’s largest property developer from tapping capital markets has fuelled expectations of tougher penalties ahead, as the country’s regulators feel emboldened to take on even

Traffickers use abductions, prison ships to feed Asian slave trade

Some 21 million people are victims of forced labour across the world, according to the International Labour Organisation.  — AFP

It’s unclear exactly how many people are being coerced onto the boats. But seven men who said they were taken by force described being held until the boats filled up with hundreds of people in what are effectively floating prisons.

Ebola: US issues new treatment protocols

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent med

‘Vladimir Putin offered to divide Ukraine’

Vladimir Putin

Poland’s parliamentary Speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland’s then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves.

Satya Nadella’s karma pays off

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (photo: AFP/Microsoft)

Microsoft Corp’s new chief executive Satya Nadella has become one of the biggest earners in technology industry, with a total compensation package worth $84.3 million this year, according to a documen

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, who reportedly passed away at his home in Connecticut. Photo: AFP

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American First Ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of

Satya Nadella’s karma pays off

Microsoft CEO gets $84m in pay; joins highly-paid officials

US national security shifts focus from spies to cyber

The US justice department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business a

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American First Ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a