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 2014-10-26 02:59   

Channel NewsAsia

  UK-Singapore Financial Dialogue to take place Jan 27-28...

The finance ministers of both countries have agreed to a dialogue that will focus on deepening financial and economic cooperation between Singapore and the UK....



 2014-10-26 02:50   

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  Quarantined US nurse says 'made to feel like a criminal'...

Kaci Hickox, the first person to enter mandatory 21-day quarantine for medical staff returning to parts of the United States who may have had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, was made to feel like "a criminal" upon arrival on US soil....



 2014-10-26 02:33   

Channel NewsAsia

  US struggles to turn the tide in war against Islamic State...

Since the air war on the IS militants began on Aug 8, the United States and its allies have few concrete successes to point to as the IS group has continued to roll ahead in western Iraq and tighten its grip elsewhere....



 2014-10-26 02:03   

Channel NewsAsia

  Keat Hong Constituency launches 'Care on Wheels' for needy residents...

The goodwill service by Keat Hong residents involves volunteers, many of them taxi drivers, shuttling residents with limited mobility to and from hospitals and clinics....



 2014-10-26 02:02   

Today Online

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  Anti-Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists...

HONG KONG - Three journalists were roughed up on Saturday evening in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters holding a rally to oppose a four-week long "Occupy" movement of the financial hub's streets by pro-democracy demonstrators. ...



 2014-10-26 01:27   

Channel NewsAsia

  Republicans poised to snatch US Senate in mid-terms...

Republicans are capitalising on stubbornly persistent frustration with Obama and his policies, particularly in battleground states Democrats must successfully defend if they want to hold the Senate....



 2014-10-26 01:14   

Channel NewsAsia

  Football: Wanderers 'halfway to something special' in AFC Champions League...

Western Sydney Wanderers will attempt to become the first Australian side to win the Asian Champions League in the return leg with Al Hilal at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh next Saturday....



 2014-10-26 00:43   

Channel NewsAsia

  Five hurt in Canada industrial explosion...

An explosion occurred at an industrial plant in Sarnia, Ontario where one of the five injured is in serious condition....



 2014-10-25 23:50   

Today Online

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  Real fight back to take ‘Clasico’ spoils...

MADRID – Real Madrid trimmed Barcelona's lead at the top of La Liga to one point when they recovered from conceding an early goal to secure a stirring 3-1 comeback win in the ‘Clasico' yesterday (Sunday, Oct 26, Singapore time). Neymar stunned a packed......



 2014-10-25 23:30   

Channel NewsAsia

  Jack Bruce, bassist with rock legends Cream, dies aged 71...

Jack Bruce, a founding member of British psychedelic band Cream, died on Saturday (Oct 25) aged 71 after a long battle against liver disease, his family announced....



 2014-10-25 23:20   

Channel NewsAsia

  Divided Brazil votes for next president...

Leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff is the narrow favorite heading into the vote, with a four- to six-point advantage over centre-right business favorite Aecio Neves in the race to lead the world's seventh-largest economy, Saturday's final surveys showed....



 2014-10-25 23:09   

Channel NewsAsia

  Mali seeks to contain Ebola fears after girl dies...

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned the situation in Mali was an "emergency", and said in its latest Ebola situation report that the biggest outbreak on record has now killed 4,922 people....



 2014-10-25 22:47   

Channel NewsAsia

  US to recognise gay marriage in another six states...

The announcement from Attorney General Eric Holder means gay and lesbian married couples in those states will have the same legal rights and federal benefits as heterosexual couples....



 2014-10-25 22:30   

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  Deep rifts remain at UN talks on global climate pact...

Rifts over responsibilities for galloping emissions of Earth-warming fossil fuels remain deeply entrenched, delegates and observers said, preventing detailed negotiations on a new agreement....



 2014-10-25 21:28   

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  Clashes in Jerusalem but flashpoint Palestinian funeral delayed...

Israeli police clashed with Palestinians across east Jerusalem Saturday ahead of a potentially explosive funeral that was delayed for a day and tight security conditions imposed....



 2014-10-25 21:18   

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  Lebanon troops, militants clash in historic Tripoli market...

It was the first time since the civil war in neighbouring Syria erupted in 2011 that violence had spread to the market in the northern city's historical centre, which is on the shortlist for selection as a UNESCO world heritage site....



 2014-10-25 21:01   

Channel NewsAsia

  Ukraine set to vote for pro-Western future...

ThePetro Poroshenko Bloc was forecast to emerge as the biggest party in the 450 seat legislature, although without an absolute majority, meaning the Ukrainian President will have to form a coalition, probably with harder-line nationalists. ...



 2014-10-25 20:51   

Channel NewsAsia

  Paris's Picasso Museum re-opens after long-delayed refit...

The museum - housed in a 17th-century mansion in Paris's trendy Marais quarter - has been extensively modernised and enlarged to more than twice its previous size....



 2014-10-25 20:40   

Channel NewsAsia

  Football: Birmingham suffer record eight-goal defeat, Leeds sack Milanic...

Birmingham's miserable season hit a new low as tas Bournemouth meted out an 8-0 thrashing to the managerless Championship strugglers while Leeds sacked manager Darko Milanic on Saturday (Oct 25)....



 2014-10-25 20:25   

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  Football: Sassuolo stun Parma, Cagliari rout Empoli...

Rock bottom Parma's season went from bad to worse with a 3-1 home defeat to fellow strugglers Sassuolo as Cagliari moved up four places with a 4-0 rout of promoted Empoli on Saturday (Oct 25)....



 2014-10-25 20:16   

Channel NewsAsia

  Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign...

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, who had been on death row for five years, was put to death at dawn, the official IRNA news agency quoted the Tehran prosecutor's office as saying....



 2014-10-25 20:05   

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  Rugby: Ace goal-kicker Catrakilis gives Province Cup...

Catrakilis had five shots at goal and scored from them all as Western Province edged Golden Lions 19-16 on Saturday (Oct 25) to win the South African Currie Cup....



 2014-10-25 19:57   

Channel NewsAsia

  Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops...

The state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai will remain in place for three months, the president's office said....



 2014-10-25 19:56   

Today Online

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  Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier...

OTTAWA - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military. The....



 2014-10-25 19:47   

Channel NewsAsia

  Golf: Korda, Pace tied for lead at China LPGA...

South Africa's Pace (67, 66) and Korda (66, 67) of the United States are level on 133 going into Sunday's final round, with South Korea's Chella Choi a shot behind....



 2014-10-25 19:29   

Channel NewsAsia

  Football: City setback as West Ham claim shock win...

Manchester City's bid to put pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea suffered a setback as the champions slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat at West Ham on Saturday (Oct 25) with West Ham maintaining their impressive recent form to stun the visitors....



 2014-10-25 19:12   

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  Football: Barca beaten by Real Madrid on Suarez debut...

Luis Suarez's Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday (Oct 25)....



 2014-10-25 19:11   

Today Online

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  Special SG50 gift for S’porean couples getting married in 2015...

SINGAPORE – Singaporeans solemnising their marriage next year will receive a special SG50 marriage certificate holder. The Ministry of Social and Family Development said it is in the process of creating it to mark the nation's 50th anniversary. Ms Low Yen...



 2014-10-25 19:02   

Channel NewsAsia

  Tennis: Federer defies 33-ace Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final...

Roger Federer on Saturday (Oct 25) secured a 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-3 victory against Ivo Karlovic to reach his ninth straight final at the Swiss Indoors, where he would face David Goffin, who ended the dream run of teenager Borna Coric 6-4, 3-6, 6-3....



 2014-10-25 18:50   

Channel NewsAsia

  Motor Racing: Ogier closes in on title in Spain...

Sebastien Ogier was on target to wrap up his second successive world title at the Rally of Spain after maintaining his lead over Volkswagen team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala on Saturday (Oct 25)....



 2014-10-25 18:45   

Channel NewsAsia

  US students fight for lives after latest school shooting...

Two teenage US girls were fighting for their lives Saturday after they were both shot in the head by a schoolmate during a deadly attack at a Washington state high school a day earlier....



 2014-10-25 18:38   

Today Online

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  Impressive West Ham see off champions Man City...

LONDON – West Ham United maintained their impressive start to the season when they beat champions Manchester City 2-1 at Upton Park today (Oct 25) to consolidate their place in the top four of the Premier League. The Hammers went ahead in the 21st minute....



 2014-10-25 18:14   

Channel NewsAsia

  US-led strikes pound militants in Iraq, Syria...

US-led warplanes bombarded the Islamic State group on Saturday (Oct 25) with new air strikes as the Kurdish regional government in northern Iraq unveiled plans on Friday for up to 200 well-trained peshmerga to join Syrian Kurdish forces defending the besi...



 2014-10-25 17:53   

Channel NewsAsia

  Rugby: Toulon and Toulouse give French away day cheer...

Two-time defending European champions Toulon took a solid 23-13 victory over 1999 winners Ulster in Belfast on Saturday (Oct 25) while Top 14 side Toulouse recorded their first away victory of the season, beating English side Bath 21-19....



 2014-10-25 17:41   

Channel NewsAsia

  Football: Classy PSG make Bordeaux pay penalty...

Paris Saint-Germain beat Bordeaux 3-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday (Oct 25) thanks to a pair of penalty kicks from Lucas Moura and a clever clip from the returning Ezequiel Lavezzi....



 2014-10-25 17:31   

Channel NewsAsia

  Three Turkish soldiers shot dead in 'terrorist' attack...

The three soldiers were shot dead on the street in the town of Yuksekova in Hakkari province of Turkey's extreme southeast bordering Iraq and Iran. ...



 2014-10-25 17:26   

Today Online

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  Foreign hands behind Sinai attack: Egypt president...

CAIRO – Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said today (Oct 25) that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants. In thundering remar...



 2014-10-25 17:23   

Channel NewsAsia

  Tennis: Goffin ends Coric dream run to make Swiss final...

David Goffin ended the dream run of teenager Borna Coric 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Saturday (Oct 25) to reach the final of the Swiss Indoors....



 2014-10-25 17:03   

Channel NewsAsia

  Football: Dortmund slip further after fourth defeat...

Borussia Dortmund's horror run of Bundesliga results continued on Saturday (Oct 25) as they lost 1-0 at home to Hanover 96....



 2014-10-25 16:52   

Channel NewsAsia

  Tennis: Murray edges out Ferrer to reach Valencia final...

Andy Murray beat top seed David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 to reach the Valencia Open final on Saturday (Oct 25)....



 2014-10-25 16:49   

Channel NewsAsia

  Indian PM in first formal interaction with media...

The event was an apparent break from the traditional media approach passed on by Narendra Modi's predecessors, who are said to have shunned meetings with journalists. ...



 2014-10-25 16:35   

Today Online

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  India picks Israel's Spike anti-tank missile over U.S. Javelin: source...

NEW DELHI - India has opted to buy Israel's Spike anti-tank guided missile, a defense ministry source said on Saturday, rejecting a rival U.S. offer of Javelin missiles that Washington had lobbied hard to win. India will buy at least 8,000 Spike missiles ...



 2014-10-25 16:35   

Today Online

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  Biting is appalling but harmless, says Suarez...

LONDON – Biting opponents may be appalling but it is harmless and should not be punished as severely as a bad tackle, says controversial Barcelona striker Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan marksmen is set to make his long-awaited Barca debut in El Clasico at Rea...



 2014-10-25 16:30   

Channel NewsAsia

  Obama reassures Ebola-wary American public...

President Barack Obama told Americans Saturday that they must be "guided by the facts, not fear" when it comes to the deadly Ebola virus, as he urged a sensible vigilance....



 2014-10-25 16:11   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Halep thumps Radwanska to set up rematch with Williams...

SINGAPORE – Simona Halep crushed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 6-2 today (Oct 25) to join Serena Williams in the championship decider at the WTA Finals. The pint-sized Romanian rebounded from her loss to Ana Ivanovic in the last group match on Friday to dominat...



 2014-10-25 16:09   

Channel NewsAsia

  Singapore-UK ties, new links and opportunities: Tony Tan...

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Saturday (Oct 25) summed up the relationship between Singapore and the United Kingdom at the end of his six-day state visit....



 2014-10-25 16:00   

Channel NewsAsia

  Million kg Challenge back for second season...

The first season of this national weight loss programme was launched in March and it came to a close on Saturday (Oct 25) with 10 winners....



 2014-10-25 15:30   

Channel NewsAsia

  Book to feature stories by Sembawang GRC residents...

Chronicles of Remembrance will feature interesting stories by 50 residents on how Singapore has changed and the challenges it faced....



 2014-10-25 15:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  Egypt attacks stark reminders of terrorist threat: MFA...

Singapore strongly condemns the attacks on Egyptian security and military personnel in North Sinai on Friday (Oct 24), saying they are stark reminders of the threat that the world faces from terrorism. ...



 2014-10-25 15:20   

Today Online

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  Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000...

YANGON - A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said today (Oct 26). Chris Lew...




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