New Zealand | Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in top court

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues yesterday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court.

Gulf tensions Top Iran diplomat warns US it cannot ‘expect to stay safe’

Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. yesterday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran,

Politics | UK nominations closed in race to be next leader

Nominations closed yesterday in the Brexit-dominated race to become Britain’s next prime minister, a contest that will be decided by lawmakers and members of the

Offbeat | Seagull photobombs, steals woman’s lobster roll

Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn’t realize it would be one she’d never forget. The 34-year-old Pepperdine University professor planned to

This Day in History | 1955 – Le Mans disaster claims 77 lives

Seventy-seven people have been killed and 77 others injured when two cars collided on the race track and crashed into the spectators’ stand at Le Mans in

Football | Ronaldo’s Portugal wins 1st Nations League title

Three years after conquering European soccer for the first time, Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo are celebrating another international title. Portugal won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament

World briefs

CHINA Some exporters are going to extreme lengths to avoid the hit from Donald Trump’s tariffs. Vietnam said that it found dozens of fake product-origin certificates and

The Buzz | Indian theater and film personality Girish Karnad dies at 81

Girish Karnad, a top Indian playwright, actor and director and a rights activist, died yesterday after a prolonged illness. He was 81. India’s president and the prime

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade

A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital and set off a panic that sent hundreds of

Our Desk | On driving artsy Macau

“See things, travel, build up experiences and back to the work. If you don’t see enough, haven’t traveled enough and haven’t tried to invest in new things,

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – edition no. 3308

* ‘King of protesters’ Hoi Weng Chong becomes third CE candidate * Taxi driver accused of ‘hit-and-run’ * Visitor surge persists into dragon boat holidays * Extradition bill showdown to enter next phase

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