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Serena Williams claims third straight US Open title

World number one Serena Williams became the first player in more than 30 years to win three straight titles by beating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the US Open final. The victory also moved her into fourth on the ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti: ISIS not part of Islam

Egypt’s Grand Mufti said on Monday condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), saying its horrific actions fame it “far from Islam.” Last week leading Muslim institutions denounced ISIS’s killing Steven Sotl...

WHO doctor tested positive for Ebola to be evacuated from Sierra Leone

GENEVA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday confirmed a WHO doctor working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone has been tested positive for the disease and the doctor will be ev...

Putin, Poroshenko discuss peaceful settlement of Ukraine crisis

MOSCOW, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talked by phone about ways to end the crisis in east Ukraine, the Kremlin said Monday. "The two presidents continue...

Alibaba set for biggest IPO in history

Prior to this month's planned listing on the New York Stock Exchange , Alibaba Group had pulled out of the Hong Kong stock exchange 2 years ago. Experts say the Hangzhou-based internet giant, is due for more changes as i...

China, U.S. in preparations for Obama’s China visit in November

BEIJING, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will attend the APEC economic leaders' meeting in China in November, said Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on Monday, adding that the two countries have already...

Experts seek greater role for Arab women in oil industry

Greater unified effort from the energy sector is needed to encourage women to pursue careers in the oil and gas industry, which statistics show continues to be a male-dominated field, experts said on Sunday during a VIP ...

FIFA puts January World Cup back on agenda for 2022

FIFA have revived the possibility of staging the 2022 World Cup in January and February after President Sepp Blatter previously ruled out the idea last year. Three possible time slots were discussed for the tournament...

Blatter confirms bid to stand for 5th FIFA term

Sepp Blatter will run for a fifth, four-year term as FIFA president. Buoyed by a successful World Cup in Brazil and UEFA President Michel Platini opting not to stand in next year’s election, the 78-year-old Blatter beli...

Mooncakes are becoming popular in US

It’s china’s Mid-Autumn Festival today, and as the traditional food of this day, mooncakes are becoming brick sales around New York city, Karina Huber has the story. It’s china’s Mid-Autumn Festival today, and as ...

Perlumbaan perahu naga tarikan baharu Sarawak ; Ketua Menteri.

KUCHING: Sarawak akan menampilkan satu lagi produk dalam Kalendar Pelancongannya iaitu Regata Perahu Naga Antarabangsa Sarawak yang menjadi acara tahunan serentak dengan Regata Sarawak. Ketua Menteri Tan Sri Datuk Ama...

Sultan Brunei saksi acara kemuncak Regata Sarawak .

KUCHING: Sultan Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien berkenan mencemar duli berangkat ke Tebingan Kuching bagi menghadiri acara kemuncak R...

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