Arkib Harian: July 4, 2024

Russia jails US citizen Robert Woodland for 12-1/2 years in drug trafficking case

Russia jails US citizen Robert Woodland for 12 12 years in

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Thursday sentenced U.S. citizen Robert Romanov Woodland to 12-1/2 years in a maximum security penal colony after finding him guilty of attempting to sell drugs, Woodland’s lawyer and Moscow prosecutors said. Stanislav Kshevitsky, his lawyer, told Reuters that Woodland, who was detained in …

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Football: Soccer-‘Titan stoppers’ give Portugal, Spain and France shootout edge

Football Soccer Titan stoppers give Portugal Spain and France shootout edge

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – Portugal, Spain and France have the goalkeepers most likely to be stars of any shootouts in Euro 2024, according to a penalties analysis ahead of the quarter-finals, while England and Turkey might be short on saves if spot-kicks are the decider. A performance profile of the …

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Poland seeks border guard help from Germany, Greece, Finland

Poland seeks border guard help from Germany Greece Finland

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland hopes to bring in border guards and police from Finland, Germany and Greece to help patrol its frontier with Belarus, a senior official said on Thursday, amid mounting concerns over migration pressures from the east into Europe. “Preparations are underway and these are countries that are …

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Rights watchdog urges Argentina to respect freedom to protest

Rights watchdog urges Argentina to respect freedom to protest

(Reuters) – The Americas’ top human rights agency on Thursday urged Argentine authorities to respect people’s freedom of assembly, after reports that police used excessive force against peaceful protesters and journalists. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)’s statement comes after June 12 demonstrations outside Argentina’s Congress opposing a contentious …

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Venezuelan opposition’s Lopez hopeful of democratic transition at July vote

Venezuelan oppositions Lopez hopeful of democratic transition at July vote

GENEVA (Reuters) – Opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez said he was optimistic millions of Venezuelan voters would spark a democratic transition when they cast their ballots against incumbent Nicolas Maduro at presidential elections later in July. The opposition has a substantial lead in opinion polls ahead of the July 28 vote, …

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Sg Bakap polls: Man nabbed over alleged sexual harassment of journalist covering campaign

Sg Bakap polls Man nabbed over alleged sexual harassment of

NIBONG TEBAL: Penang police have confirmed the arrest of a man to assist in the investigation of the alleged sexual harassment against a female journalist during the Sungai Bakap state by-election campaign on Wednesday (July 3) night. Penang police chief Comm Datuk Hamzah Ahmad, who confirmed the arrest, said the …

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Gas leaked from abandoned skid tank at KLIA Cargo Terminal, area safe now, say cops

Gas leaked from abandoned skid tank at KLIA Cargo Terminal

SEPANG: The gas leak reported at Sepang Aircraft Engineering’s Southern Support Zone of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has been traced to an abandoned skid tank, left unattended for nine years. KLIA police chief ACP Azman Shari’at (pic) said the leaking gas has been identified as methyl mercaptan or methanethiol, …

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Football: Soccer-Contrasting emotions for Turkey’s Dutch-born contingent

Football Soccer Contrasting emotions for Turkeys Dutch born contingent

HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters) – Dutch-born Ferdi Kadioglu is excited at the prospect of going up against the country of his birth when the Netherlands meet Turkey in the European Championship quarter-finals in Berlin on Saturday, but Orkun Kokcu will miss the experience. Kadioglu was born in Arnhem and his father …

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HRD Corp has addressed A-G’s findings, says chairman

HRD Corp has addressed A Gs findings says chairman

PETALING JAYA: The Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) has acknowledged its shortcomings found in the Auditor-General’s (A-G) report and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Its chairman, Datuk Abu Huraira Abu Yazid, said the training fund had implemented several improvements, which had helped increase levy collection over the years. “For …

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Football: Soccer-Southgate considering England shake-up against Switzerland

Football Soccer Southgate considering England shake up against Switzerland

WEIMAR, Germany (Reuters) – England’s European Championship campaign looked dead and buried before it was salvaged by a remarkable last-gasp goal from Jude Bellingham in the round of 16, but they have barely made their presence felt in Germany. Gareth Southgate’s men take on in-form Switzerland in the quarter-finals on …

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