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European Youth Olympics in Sarajevo seen bridging wartime divide

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A co-hosting of the European Youth Olympics by Bosnia's capital Sarajevo and a Serb-run former suburb should foster cooperation across former wartime front lines and help boost a struggling economy, municipal and sports officials said on Monday.

European Youth Olympics in Sarajevo seen bridging wartime divide

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A co-hosting of the European Youth Olympics by Bosnia's capital Sarajevo and a Serb-run former suburb should foster cooperation across former wartime front lines and help boost a struggling economy, municipal and sports officials said on Monday.

Market consigned to history

KUCHING: Residents will soon bid farewell to the Satok Market — its last day of trading is at the end of the month.

At least 10 injured by firecrackers on Colombia bus

CALI (Colombia): Firecrackers exploded on a bus in Colombia, injuring at least ten people, including three children, authorities said Saturday.

Malacca council’s contractors need to buck up and play fair

MALACCA: Mayor Datuk Zainal Abu is upset over non-performing contractors commissioned by Malacca Historical City Council (MBMB) who have conveniently dropped names of eminent politicians from the state to avoid their contracts from being terminated.

Denim-themed media night

IT was an evening where members of the media could put down their pens and note pads and enjoy some good food, entertainment and company.

Kurdish mayor among dozens detained in Turkey on militant links

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish police arrested dozens of Kurdish activists and politicians on Saturday, including a provincial mayor, in their latest push against alleged supporters of armed militants.

McAfee rushed to hospital after losing asylum bid

GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemala refused Thursday to grant asylum to US anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee and said he would be deported back to Belize to answer questions over his neighbor's murder.

Insight - Tortured, detained and ordered out: a migrant's tale in Greece

SALAMINA, Greece (Reuters) - Egyptian immigrant Waleed Taleb says demanding his unpaid wages in Greece came at a heavy price; 18 hours chained and beaten by his boss, a stint in jail and orders to leave the country he calls home.

Conservatives dominate Japan social media ahead of poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - The social media steamroller credited with helping Barack Obama win re-election as U.S. president is playing a bigger role than ever before in Japanese politics as the country prepares for national elections on Dec 16.