While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, June 1 edition

Police identify man shot dead and two arrested in Shangri-la Hotel incident

The Singapore Police Force identified a man shot dead in the incident at the Shangri-la Hotel as Mohamed Taufik Bin Zahar.

The 34-year-old Singaporean was the driver of the car that crashed through barriers near the hotel early on Sunday (May 31) where a high-level security summit is taking place, the Singapore Police Force in a statement early on Monday morning (June 1).

The two passengers in the car who were arrested were identified as Mohamed bin Ismail, 31, and Muhammad Syahid bin Mohamed Yasni, 26, police said. Both are also Singaporeans.

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Kurds push back ISIS in northern Syria border provinces: monitor

Kurdish militia in Syria wrested control of a dozen villages from the extremist Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group either side of the terror group's bastion province of Raqa on Sunday, a monitor said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish People's Protection Units, backed by air strikes from a US-led anti-ISIS coalition, seized eight villages from ISIS on the western edges of Raqa province.

"Kurdish units and their allies advanced and took control of at least eight villages southeast of Kobane, amid air strikes by the international coalition," the Britain-based monitor said.

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Football: Leicester City players apologise after Thai race orgy allegations

Three Leicester City players, including the son of the English Premier League side manager's issued a public apology after a newspaper reported they had been filmed in an orgy with a Thai woman, who was racially abused.

A video obtained by Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper allegedly shows defender James Pearson, 22, the son of the club's manager Nigel, naked in a hotel room.

It was alleged he was joined by striker Tom Hopper, 21, and goalkeeper Adam Smith, 22, who appear to be shown lying naked in a bed laughing as the video is filmed.

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Europe should weigh World Cup boycott to oust FIFA's Sepp Blatter, Britain says

Britain said Europe should consider boycotting future World Cups if Sepp Blatter doesn't quit as head of football's governing body over a corruption scandal, while Swiss authorities denied they would soon question the newly re-elected FIFA president.

The Swiss-born FIFA chief complained on Sunday he had been shown "zero respect" in recent days, revealing how he had rejected advice from one of his main critics, the head of the European governing body, to quit at last week's FIFA congress.

John Whittingdale, the British government minister with overall responsibility for sport, renewed calls for Blatter to step aside on Sunday, saying all options should be considered when it came to pressuring him to resign, including boycotting the World Cup - something that could split the sport and be calamitous for the tournament.

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Tennis: Kei Nishikori reaches French Open quarter-finals, ending Japan's 82-year wait

Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese man in 82 years to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili.

Fifth seed Nishikori goes on to face either Czech fourth seed Tomas Berdych or Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the 14th seeded Czech, for a place in the semi-finals.

Jiro Satoh was the last Japanese man to enjoy such a run in Paris when he went on to the semi-finals in 1931 and 1933.

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