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North Korean murder suspects sent home with body of victim

KUALA LUMPUR: Two, possibly three, North Koreans wanted for questioning over the murder of the estranged half-brother of their country’s leader were believed to have accompanied the coffin of the victim on a flight from Kuala Lumpur after Malaysia agreed to a swap deal with the reclusive state. Photographs obtained by Reuters from Japan’s Kyodo… Read More »

Mali asserts right to reform football body in face of FIFA ban

BAMAKO: Mali will reform its national football authority and not be swayed by its suspension by FIFA, the sport’s governing body, Minister of Sport Housseïni Amion Guindo said in an interview published on Sunday. FIFA blocked Mali from international football on Friday after Guindo sacked the executive committee, following allegations of fraud during a leadership… Read More »

US watchdog slams Afghan anti-corruption body and former president

WASHINGTON: An Afghan anti-corruption body formed in 2008 has been ineffective, lacks independence and never verified the asset declaration forms of former President Hamid Karzai, the U.S. government’s top watchdog on Afghanistan said in a report published on Thursday. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) found that asset declaration forms submitted by Karzai… Read More »

Formula One: Governing body to investigate marshal incident

SINGAPORE: Formula One’s governing body is to investigate an incident that saw cars cleared to race while a marshal was still on track following a Singapore Grand Prix safety car period on Sunday. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said a report would be carried out to ensure such a situation was not repeated. Autosport.com quoted… Read More »

Iran advisory body approves new oil and gas contract – Tasnim

DUBAI: Iran’s new oil and gas contract was approved on Tuesday after some amendments by the Resistance Economy Headquarters, a top government economic advisory body, the Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported. The Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC) is a cornerstone of the country’s plan to raise crude production through foreign investment. The launch of contracts… Read More »