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Tennis 04 Jan 2017 | 1:52 AM

Murray opens year with Chardy win, extends streak to 25

(Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray extended his career-best winning streak on the ATP Tour to 25 as he swept past Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-0 7-6(2) in his opener at the Qatar Open on Tuesday.

Tennis 31 Dec 2016 | 10:17 PM

Murray ends landmark year with win over Raonic

(Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray ended 2016 with a 6-3 7-6(6) win over big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic to take third place at the year-ending exhibition tournament Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Tennis 31 Dec 2016 | 12:21 AM

Arise 'Sir Andy', 'Sir Mo' as Murray, Farah knighted

London (AFP) - Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours.

AseanPlus News 18 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Acclaimed Philippine filmmaker backs Duterte’s drug war

MANILA: Award-winning Philip­pine director Brillante Mendoza has turned his cinematic skills to promoting someone many in the West would see as an unlikely hero – President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly drug war.

Cycling 13 Aug 2016 | 8:56 AM

Britain win team pursuit gold, Wiggins breaks medal record

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Bradley Wiggins fired Britain to track cycling team pursuit gold in a titanic final battle with Australia at the Rio Games on Friday, etching his name into the record books as the most decorated British Olympian of all time.

World 03 Jul 2016 | 8:22 AM

Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel dies at 87

(Reuters) - Activist and writer Elie Wiesel, the World War Two death camp survivor who won a Nobel Peace Prize for becoming the life-long voice of millions of Holocaust victims, died on Saturday. He was 87.

AseanPlus News 11 Jun 2016 | 4:26 AM

Rod Stewart knighted in UK queen’s birthday honours

LONDON, (AFP) - Pop singer Rod Stewart has been awarded a knighthood in a list of honours to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday announced by Buckingham Palace Friday.

TECH 10 May 2016 | 7:27 AM

Some abbreviations are older than you think

Many of us associate word abbreviations with the Internet age, but here are a few that you thought were new, but are actually much older

AseanPlus News 07 Mar 2016 | 12:22 AM

Indian designers feel the love at Paris fashion week

Paris (AFP) - The Indians are not just coming -- they have arrived. Paris fashion week is more Indian than ever, with two designers from the subcontinent cementing their place at style's top table.

World 31 Jan 2016 | 11:45 AM

Veteran BBC presenter Terry Wogan dies aged 77

London (AFP) - BBC presenter Terry Wogan, one of British television's most familar faces and long-running anchor of its Eurovision coverage, died of cancer on Sunday aged 77, his family announced.