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 2017-05-27 16:55 

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Iran's Rouhani calls for better Gulf ties in call with Qatar Emir... +

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for improved relations with Gulf Arab countries during a telephone call with the emir of Qatar, ......

 2017-05-27 16:52 

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Tennis: Tsonga warms up for French Open by winning first claycourt title... +

PARIS (REUTERS) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga polished his preparation for the French Open in style by claiming his maiden claycourt title, beating Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6(2) 7-5 in the Lyon Open final on Saturday (May 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 16:48 

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Tennis: Wawrinka holds Geneva title ahead of French Open bid... +

GENEVA (AFP) - Top seed Stan Wawrinka defended his Geneva claycourt title on Saturday (May 27), rallying for a set down to see off German outsider Mischa Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 16:47 

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Police nabs e-bike rider who assaulted 69-year-old man... +

1 hour 20 min agoSINGAPORE A 62-year-old man was arrested on Saturday (May 27) for fighting along Ho...

 2017-05-27 16:35 

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Muhamad Ridhwan 'The Chosen One' wins Singapores first UBO world title... +

The Singaporean super-featherweight lasted four rounds against Tanzanias Fadhili Majiha before securing the victory at the main event of Roar of ......

 2017-05-27 16:35 

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Boxing: Muhamad Ridhwan 'The Chosen One' wins Singapores first UBO world title... +

The Singaporean super-featherweight lasted four rounds against Tanzanias Fadhili Majiha before securing the victory at the co-main event of Roar ......

 2017-05-27 16:23 

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India confirms first Zika virus cases: WHO ... +

The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organisation has said, the latest nation to be ......

 2017-05-27 16:20 

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Stosur wins Strasbourg title, stays top in Australia... +

Sam Stosur retained her Australian number one position as she claimed the Strasbourg International title with a 5-7 6-4 6-3 victory against ......

 2017-05-27 16:10 

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62-year-old e-bike rider arrested for allegedly assaulting man at Hougang Avenue 7... +

SINGAPORE - A 62-year-old electric bicycle (e-bike) rider who allegedly assaulted a 69-year-old man last Thursday (May 18) along Hougang Avenue 7 has been arrested by police.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 15:59 

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Two men trying to stop anti-Muslim rant killed on Oregon train... +

PORTLAND, Oregon (REUTERS) - A man fatally stabbed two people aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train when they tried to stop him from harassing two women who appeared to be Muslim, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 15:51 

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Hundreds of demonstrators stage protest amid massive G7 security... +

GIARDINI NAXOS, Italy (REUTERS) - Hundreds of people marched on Saturday (May 27) amid massive security measures put in place for the Group of Seven summit nearby, protesting against world leaders who they said ignored the interests of regular people.. Re...

 2017-05-27 15:46 

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Old Vic theatre in London evacuated after bomb threat ... +
 2017-05-27 15:41 

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Close to 33,000 visitors attend Army Open House, event to be extended till Monday... +

SINGAPORE - Close to 33,000 visitors made their way to the F1 Pit Building on Saturday (May 27), to get up close with the army's latest vehicles and weaponry at the Army Open House (AOH) 2017.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 15:21 

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Golf: Rose hoping to peak in time for US Open... +

WENTWORTH, United Kingdom (AFP) - Former champion Justin Rose believes he is back on target to peak for a second victory in next month's US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 15:20 

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BA cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos... +

British Airways has cancelled all its flights from London's two biggest airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage ......

 2017-05-27 15:15 

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Ramadan begins for world's Muslims - violently, for some... +

The world's 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ......

 2017-05-27 15:14 

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Football: Silva hired as Watford's new manager... +

LONDON (AFP) - Watford hired former Hull boss Marco Silva as their new manager on Saturday, following Walter Mazzarri's departure from the English Premier League football club.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 15:10 

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Joaquin Phoenix bludgeons Cannes with Lynne Ramsay hit man thriller... +

As a hired killer whose weapon of choice is a particular brand of hammer, Joaquin Phoenix delivered a short, sharp shock of a movie to close the ......

 2017-05-27 14:59 

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Russians shocked as police detain boy reciting poetry... +

MOSCOW (AFP) - The heavy-handed arrest and detention by Moscow police of a 10-year-old boy who had touched passersby by reading poetry on the street shocked Russians on Saturday (May 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 14:51 

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Police arrest e-bike rider who punched 69-year-old man... +

The injured man suffered a heart attack after the assault, said his daughter, who posted an online appeal for help in identifying her father's ......

 2017-05-27 14:35 

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Rights group calls on Myanmar to probe alleged military abuse after beatings video emerges... +
 2017-05-27 14:21 

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Singapore leaders send condolences to Egypt over attack on Coptic Christians... +

President Tony Tan and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, respectively,have written to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and Prime Minister Sherif Ismailto offer their condolences over Friday's (May 26) attack on Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt, ...

 2017-05-27 14:18 

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Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides... +

COLOMBO (REUTERS) - The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 113, officials said on Saturday (May 27), as the country appealed for international assistance.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 14:15 

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Exclusive - Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy: sources... +
 2017-05-27 14:15 

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Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy: Sources... +
 2017-05-27 14:10 

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Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides... +

The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 113, officials said on Saturday, as the country ......

 2017-05-27 13:45 

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UK police arrest two more in hunt for suicide bomber's network... +

1 hour 55 min agoLONDON - British police said they had arrested two men on Saturday as they stepped up...

 2017-05-27 13:40 

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Philippines halts peace talks with rebels... +
 2017-05-27 13:38 

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Motor racing: Raikkonen takes Monaco pole for Ferrari ahead of Vettel; Hamilton struggles in 13th... +

MONACO (REUTERS, AFP) - Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen took pole position for the showcase Monaco Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with world championship-leading German team-mate Sebastian Vettel alongside him on the front row.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2017-05-27 13:35 

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Watford appoint Marco Silva as head coach... +

Watford have appointed former Hull City manager Marco Silva as their new head coach on a two-year deal to replace Italian Walter Mazzarri who left ......

 2017-05-27 13:32 

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The items you need to protect your smartphone... +

Carrying a smartphone without a case is like driving a car without bumpers but some products that purport to protect your smartphones are actually ......

 2017-05-27 13:28 

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Singapore can learn from resilience of Poland, Czech Republic: President Tan... +

President Tan says he is 'impressed' by the resilience of both Poland and the Czech Republic, noting that both countries have 'met challenges on a ......

 2017-05-27 13:25 

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Defending champion Wood laments Wentworth woes... +

Chris Wood was the toast of the 2016 BMW PGA Championship after waving the shortest club in the bag like a magic wand but fast forward 12 months ......

 2017-05-27 13:25 

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China's Xi says need to move to greener economic growth - state media... +

China needs to shift away from over-reliance on heavy industries, large-scale and careless expansion, and the depletion of the country's natural ......

 2017-05-27 13:20 

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South Korea's anti-piracy unit searches for Mongolian ship off Somalia... +

1 hour 3 min agoSEOUL - South Korea has dispatched its anti-piracy naval unit to waters off Somalia a...

 2017-05-27 13:11 

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Pope hits out at financial speculators... +

GENOA, Italy (AFP) - Pope Francis earned a rapturous reception on a visit to a struggling steel factory in northern Italy on Saturday (May 27) as he denounced financial speculators and demanded dignity for working people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 13:10 

The Strait Times

Opportunities in Poland, Czech Republic for Singapore companies, says President Tony Tan Keng Yam... +

PRAGUE - Both Poland and the Czech Republic have fast-growing economies and vibrant societies, and Singapore companies should capitalise on the opportunities in the two nations, said President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Saturday (May 27).. Read more at straitst...

 2017-05-27 13:00 

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Australia's 'Ganja Queen' set to leave Bali... +

Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby is set to be deported from the Indonesian island of Bali on Saturday night after completing a ......

 2017-05-27 12:35 

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Trump says he will decide on Paris climate deal next week... +

U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Saturday that he would make a decision on whether to support a landmark international ......

 2017-05-27 12:30 

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Former security chief of Chinese city sentenced over corruption - state media... +

The former public security boss of China's northern city of Tianjin was given a suspended death sentence on corruption charges, state media ......

 2017-05-27 12:25 

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Malaysian police arrests six Islamic State suspects... +

1 hour 57 min agoKUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities have arrested six local men for suspected involv...

 2017-05-27 12:22 

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Philippines peace talks with communists break down... +

MANILA (AFP) - Peace talks between the Philippine government and communist insurgents broke down on Saturday (May 27) in a row over the rebels' ordering their fighters to step up attacks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-05-27 12:13 

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Anonymous Muslim opens arms to grieving Mancunians... +
 2017-05-27 12:10 

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Halal haven: Sampling Osakas famous food on a budget... +
 2017-05-27 12:10 

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UN expresses grave concern over Myanmar, Thai deportation of Turkish national... +
 2017-05-27 12:03 

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President Tan, PM Lee send condolences to Egypt over attack on Coptic Christians ... +
 2017-05-27 12:01 

The Strait Times

'Friends of Our Heartlands' network set up for all HDB volunteers... +

SINGAPORE - Volunteers of the Housing Board's (HDB) community programmes will now all fall under a common network that consolidates all of the agency's existing, but separate, volunteer and community building programmes.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2017-05-27 11:53 

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UK security threat level lowered as police close on bomber's suspected network... +

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain lowered its security threat level to ...

 2017-05-27 11:52 

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Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack on Coptic Christians... +
 2017-05-27 11:40 

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Putin and Erdogan want deeper strategic partnership - Kremlin... +

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic ......

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