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Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang appears at CAS hearing in Switzerland

MONTREUX (Switzerland), Nov 15 -- Three-time Chinese Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang appeared at a public hearing in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Montreux, Switzerland, on Friday, as the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealed against Sun Yang and the International Swimming Federation (FINA) over FINA's previous decision in favour of Sun on his alleged anti-doping rule violations.

South Korea to boost ties with southeast Asian countries

BUSAN, Nov 15 -- South Korea's finance minister said Friday that Seoul will spare no efforts to upgrade its policy toward Southeast Asian countries following their summit slated for later this month, Yonhap News Agency reported.

Turkey´s aviation giant to join Asian Defence Expo in Thailand

ANKARA, Nov 15 -- Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will participate in Defence and Security Exhibition in Bangkok between Nov 18-21, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a statement issued by the company.

Court rules in favour of singer banned from visiting S Korea

SEOUL, Nov 15 -- An appeals court on Friday reversed its earlier decision and ruled in favour of a Korean-American singer who was banned from entering South Korea in a move that may allow him to finally visit the country for the first time in 17 years.

Damascus believes complaining to UN about US oil grab to do no good - Assad

DAMASCUS, Nov 15  -- Damascus will lodge a complaint with the United Nations on Washington's plans to control Syrian oil but does not believe that it will bring any results, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview with Sputnik and Rossiya 24 broadcaster.

Lightning strikes kill 24 in S Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Nov 15 -- Separate incidents of lightening killed at least 24 people and injured over two dozens of others in different areas of Pakistan's southern Sindh province during the last 24 hours, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local media on Friday.

Trump administration proposes 83-per cent increase in cost to become US citizen

WASHINGTON, Nov 15  -- The Trump administration on Thursday officially proposed an 83-per cent increase in cost to become a US citizen, claiming that "current fees do not recover the full costs of providing adjudication and naturalisation services", Xinhua news agency reported.