WASHINGTON: A moderate 6.2-magnitude earthquake rumbled off the southern coast of the Greek island of Crete Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey, but there was no immediate warning of a tsunami.
BORDEAUX: Six Chinese oenology students were attacked in the early hours of Saturday in France’s wine-producing southwest region of Bordeaux, the interior ministry said, describing the violence as an act of xenophobia.
WASHINGTON: A moderate 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Nicaragua on Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey, but scientists said it was unlikely to have generated a major tsunami.
TEHRAN: Moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani has won Iran’s presidential election, the interior minister announced on Saturday, ending eight years of conservative grip on the nation’s executive.
CAIRO: British fighter aircraft escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the U.K. after a passenger discovered a letter onboard threatening to blow up the aircraft, officials said Saturday.
PUTRAJAYA: THE School-Based Assessment programme (SBA), which replaced the exam-oriented teaching methodology, will move into its second phase next year with the introduction of tests, projects and workshops for students.
WOES: The nuclear-armed nation can't deliver a reliable power supply to its citizens, writes Rebecca Santana
ADJUSTING YOUR PACE: Travelling with my parents allowed me to notice things that I missed
THE article on "Death toll from leptospirosis rising" (NST, June 13) is a timely reminder to Malaysians to be aware that rats have become a serious health problem and the importance of patronising hygienic eating outlets.
LAUSITZ: It wasn't an outcome Nabil Jan Al Jeffri preferred but he was forced to settle for seventh spot in Race One of Round Five of the German F3 Cup at the Lausitzring yesterday.