HOCKEY: INDIA BEAT PAKISTAN 3-2. India, left and Pakistan, right players in action during a hockey match in Kuantan Hockey Stadium, Malaysia on Oct 23, 2016. India’s recent 3-2 win over Pakistan in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament comes at a time when political tension between the two neighbours is at its height. Photo courtesy bernama images ... Read More
HOCKEY: SOUTH KOREA STRENGTHENS SEMIFINAL CLAIM WITH 5-3 WIN OVER CHINA. South Korean Young Han Yoo, right, in a tackle with China's Taozhu Zhang, left, during 2016 Asian Champions Trophy Preliminary round match at the Kuantan Hockey Stadium, Malaysia on Oct 23, 2016. South Korea on Monday posted their first win in four outings in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey to keep in contention for a... Read More
HUNDREDS OF VIETNAM DRUG ADDICTS FLEE REHABILITATION CENTRE. Rehab residents (back left) sleep in their quarters damaged by drug addicts who escaped from a compulsory rehabilitation centre the night before, in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai on Oct 24, 2016. Police are hunting for hundreds of the addicts who escaped from the centre. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More
WORLD POLIO DAY IN AFGHANISTAN. A massive polio vaccination campaign is underway in Afghanistan. Over 9.5 million children will receive the polio vaccine and also vitamin A to boost their immune system. This boy is holding up his pinky finger marked with indelible ink to show he has just received his vaccine in Kabul, Pakistan on Oct 24, 2016. World Polio Day was observed across the globe on ... Read More
FRANCE: CALAIS MIGRANTS: HUNDREDS MOVED FROM JUNGLE CAMP. Migrants line up to register at a processing center in the makeshift migrant camp known as the "jungle" near Calais, northern France, on Oct 24, 2016. French authorities say the closure of the slum-like camp in Calais will start on Monday and will last approximatively a week in what they describe as a humanitarian¯ operation. Photo co... Read More
WORLD ROBOT CONFERENCE IN CHINA. Visitors watch a robot writing calligraphy during the 2016 World Robot Conference in Beijing, capital of China on Oct 24, 2016. The 2016 World Robot Conference is underway in Beijing, with about 150 world-famous robot companies participating. Photo courtesy Xinhua ... Read More
SOUTH AFRICA'S GOLDEN RHINO OF MAPUNGUBWE. A visitor looks at the "golden rhino" figurine displayed at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. The golden rhinoceros of Mapungubwe is an artifact from the ancient Kingdom of Mapungubwe, which is located in modern-day Zimbabwe. It was found on a royal grave, Mapungubwe Hill in 1932, but ignored by the then apartheid government. The artifact is... Read More
PAKISTAN POLICE ACADEMY ATTACKED 59 KILLED. Pakistani soldiers arrive at the Balochistan Police Training College in Quetta after militants attacked the facility on Oct 24, 2016. At least 59 people were killed so far after the militants attacked a police training college in Pakistan's western city of Quetta, officials said. A major security operation to flush the attackers was undertaken. P... Read More
VENEZUELA: SUPPORTERS OF THE GOVT. Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro outside the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela on Oct 23, 2016. Venezuela's government and opposition agreed Monday to launch talks in the hope of settling the political crisis in the country. Photo courtesy Juan Barreto ... Read More
VENEZUELAN WEEK IN MALAYSIA. Venezuelan Ambassador to Malaysia Manuel Guzman (center) with Venezuelan chefs Tamara Rodriguez (left) and Carmen Rawstron look at a receipe book during a dinner to mark the 30th anniversary of Malaysia-Venezuela bilateral relations and also the launching of the Venezuela Gastronomic Festival during the 11th Venezuelan Week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Oct 24, 20... Read More
US JUSTIN THOMAS RETAINS CIMB MALAYSIAN GOLF CLASSIC. Justin Thomas cheers after winning the CIMB Classic golf championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Oct 23, 2016. Justin of the United States successfully defended his CIMB Classic golf championship title after carding four-round total of 23-under-par 265. Photo courtesy Bernama images ... Read More
HOCKEY: MALAYSIA IN SEMIS AFTER MAULING JAPAN. Malaysian player Rashid Baharom (third, left) celebrating a goal with teammates during match against Japan in Asia Championships Trophy tournament at Kuantan Hockey Stadium, Malaysia on Oct 23, 2016. Malaysia bt Japan 7-2.The tournament from October 20-30 2016 with Asia's best teams India, Pakistan, Korea, China, and Japan participating. Photo c... Read More
DIVING: CHINA OVERALL CHAMPS OF FINA DIVING GRAND PRIX IN MALAYSIA. Diver from China, Yang Hao during men's 10 meter platform final at the 2016 FINA Diving Grand Prix on Oct 23, 2016. China collected seven gold, four silver and one bronze medal to emerge overall championS of the Malaysia Kuching leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix which ended at the Sarawak Aquatics Centre. Photo courtesy Berna... Read More
BADMINTON: MALAYSIAN DOUBLES PAIR WINS DENMARK OPEN. Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia won the men's doubles final at the Yonex Denmark Open badminton tournament in Odense, Denmark on Oct, 23, 2016. The duo who are currently the world's seventh ranked pair, beat Thailand's Bodin Isara-Nipitphon Phuangphuapet 14-21, 22-20, 21-19. Photo courtesy Agencies ... Read More
IRAQ: PESHMERGA FORCES CLOSE IN ON MOSUL IN BATTLE AGAINST DEASH. Peshmerga forces transport military vehicles in Dohuk, north of Mosul, during an operation to retake the main hub city of Mosul from Deash militants, Oct 23, 2016. Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation t... Read More
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