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 2017-01-16 11:25 

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Trump's offer to Russia - an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut: London Times... +

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London....

 2017-01-16 11:25 

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El Hadary poised to smash Nations Cup age record at 44... +

Two days after his 44th birthday, Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is set to become the oldest player to compete at the African Nations Cup finals and among the oldest internationals in soccer history....

 2017-01-16 11:21 

The Strait Times

10 taken to hospital after 2 buses collide along Ulu Pandan Road... +

SINGAPORE - Ten victims were taken to the hospital after two buses collided along Ulu Pandan Road on Monday (Jan 16) afternoon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 11:10 

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Teachers kidnapped by suspected Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan... +

Suspected Islamic State militants kidnapped 12 teachers and two other staff of a religious school in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, officials said....

 2017-01-16 11:05 

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Senior Syrian rebel negotiator says will head rebel delegation at peace talks... +

Syrian rebel negotiator Mohammad Alloush said on Monday he would head the rebel delegation to the peace talks backed by Russia and Turkey in Kazakhastan, saying this was to "neutralise the criminal role " of Iran in the Syrian conflict....

 2017-01-16 11:00 

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Flick steps down as head of German DFB... +

Hansi Flick, Germany's assistant coach when they won the 2014 World Cup, stepped down from his role as the football association's (DFB) sports director on Monday....

 2017-01-16 10:55 

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Japan to supply new patrol boats to Vietnam... +

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced in Hanoi on Monday that Japan would supply six new patrol boats to Vietnam, which is locked in a dispute with China over the South China Sea....

 2017-01-16 10:55 

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Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple... +

CHANGU NARAYAN (Nepal) - When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal last year, villagers in Changu Narayan ran up the steep rocky path that cuts through their town to their renowned temple. Seeing the piles of rubble, they figured their lives were over....

 2017-01-16 10:54 

The Strait Times

Japan to supply new patrol boats to Vietnam amid South China Sea disputes... +

HANOI (REUTERS) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced in Hanoi on Monday (Jan 16) that Japan would supply six new patrol boats to Vietnam, which is locked in a dispute with China over the South China Sea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 10:50 

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NATO maintains 'absolute confidence' in Trump security commitment... +

NATO on Monday reiterated its confidence in the US security commitment to Europe, despite US President-elect Donald Trump sparking fresh uproar by saying the alliance was obsolete....

 2017-01-16 10:50 

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Croatia bans outdoor poultry after bird flu detected... +

Croatia banned outdoor poultry on Monday and started culling ducks and hens on a farm near the capital Zagreb where H5N8 bird flu was detected over the weekend....

 2017-01-16 10:48 

The Strait Times

Europe hits back at Donald Trump over Nato, Iran deal... +

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Top European officials hit back at US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday (Jan 16) after he branded the Nato alliance ...

 2017-01-16 10:46 

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Kremlin says too early to react to Trump nuclear cuts offer... +

The Kremlin said on Monday (Jan 16) it was too early to comment on a proposal by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to do a deal with Moscow on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis....

 2017-01-16 10:45 

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JPMorgan upgrades Indonesian stocks to 'neutral' after row... +

JPMorgan Chase & Co upgraded its investment recommendation on Indonesian stocks to "neutral" from "underweight" on Monday, partially reversing a move it made in November that upset the government....

 2017-01-16 10:40 

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England winger Nowell tipped for Lions call... +

Exeter winger Jack Nowell's sensational form this season means he should be one of the first names in the British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this year, according to his club coach Rob Baxter....

 2017-01-16 10:39 

The Strait Times

Athletics: Ines Henriques sets first women's 50km race walk record... +

Lisbon (AFP) - Portugal's Ines Henriques on Sunday set a first-ever world record in the newly-recognised women's 50km race walking event.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 10:33 

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Tennis: Defending champion Angelique Kerber overcomes nerves, Lesia Tsurenko to advance... +

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Defending champion and top seed Angelique Kerber battled her nerves and faltered badly with victory in sight before finally overcoming Lesia Tsurenko 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday.. Read mor...

 2017-01-16 10:30 

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Apex court upholds 18-year sentence for maid who murdered employer... +

Dewi killed Madam Gan on Mar 19, 2014, after the socialite scolded the maid for serving her using a plastic tray, instead of a silver one, and threatened to slash her pay....

 2017-01-16 10:30 

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Allianz's El-Erian says strong US dollar biggest risk in 2017... +

Global growth could be better than expected in 2017, though many uncertainties remain that could impact expansion, with the biggest of them being steep gains in the U.S. currency, Allianz's Mohamed A. El-Erian said on Monday....

 2017-01-16 10:28 

The Strait Times

35-year-old has lived at Jurong Point mall for 4 years, rents room only for the address: Report... +

SINGAPORE - A 35-year-old man has allegedly been living at Jurong Point shopping mall for nearly four years, using the water, electricity and Wi-Fi there.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 10:25 

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Saudi's flynas orders 80 Airbus A320neos, including upgrade... +

Saudi Arabian budget carrier flynas is buying 80 Airbus A320neo narrow body jets in a deal worth US$8.6 billion that includes upgrading an earlier order, it said on Monday....

 2017-01-16 10:25 

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McIlroy set for back scan after painful South Africa defeat... +

Rory McIlroy was suffering from a back problem during his South African Open playoff loss to England's Graeme Storm on Sunday and the Briton will undergo scans this week to learn the extent of the injury and time he could be forced to sit out....

 2017-01-16 10:25 

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Knight in rusty armour Murray battles through... +

Andy Murray took to Melbourne Park's centre court as top seed at a grand slam for the first time in his career on Monday but the recently knighted Briton's victory over Illya Marchenko was far from a regal display....

 2017-01-16 10:23 

The Strait Times

JPMorgan upgrades Indonesia, lifting call that riled Jakarta... +

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - JPMorgan Chase upgraded its assessment of the Indonesian stock market, reversing an earlier bearish call that prompted Jakarta to stop doing business with the United States bank.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 10:19 

The Strait Times

Rare split decision by apex court rules that Govt cannot invoke anti-harrassment law against The Online Citizen website... +

SINGAPORE - In a rare split decision, the Court of Appeal ruled, 2-1, that the Government cannot invoke an anti-harassment law that allows persons to stop the publication of false statements against them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 10:15 

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Surge of African migrants brave Latin America jungle trek for US dream... +

Using a stone, Ahmed Ali Hassan scraped away at the side of the container truck until he made a small hole, and putting his parched mouth to it, gasped for air....

 2017-01-16 10:15 

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UK to test Fiat Chrysler Jeep model after US emission accusations... +

Britain said on Monday it will carry out tests on the Jeep Grand Cherokee model following U.S. accusations carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles mislead regulators on diesel car emissions....

 2017-01-16 10:15 

Today Online

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New private home sales fall to 10-month low in December... +

SINGAPORE Sales of new private homes by developers fell to its lowest level in 10 months in Dec, as developers held back launches during the traditional year-end holiday lull. Latest data released on Monday (Jan 16) by the Urban Redevelopment Authority.....

 2017-01-16 10:12 

The Strait Times

Russia says too early to react to Donald Trump's nuclear cuts offer... +

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - The Kremlin said on Monday (Jan 16) it was too early to comment on a proposal by US President-elect Donald Trump to do a deal with Moscow on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukrai...

 2017-01-16 10:05 

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Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final... +

Kei Nishikori is the latest player to skip the Davis Cup because of the packed calendar, the Japanese confirming on Monday that he would be unavailable for his country's World Group opener against France following the Australian Open....

 2017-01-16 10:04 

The Strait Times

Istanbul nightclub attack involved an intelligence organisation: Deputy PM... +

ANKARA (REUTERS) - The mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve was carried out professionally with the involvement of an intelligence organisation, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday (Jan 16).. Read more at s...

 2017-01-16 10:02 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Zhang Shuai says Chinese players ready to shine... +

Melbourne (AFP) - Zhang Shuai said a group of promising Chinese players who have grown up training together were ready to shine as she breezed into the Australian Open second round on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 10:00 

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Germany's Steinmeier says NATO concerned at Trump remarks... +

President-elect Donald Trump's remarks that NATO is obsolete have caused concern at the US-led military alliance and also appeared at odds with his own officials, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday....

 2017-01-16 09:59 

The Strait Times

Malaysians can now have a sneak peek of high-speed rail at Kuala Lumpur Sentral... +

PETALING JAYA (BERNAMA) - Malaysians can now get a preview of what the high speed rail (HSR) has to offer at the China High Speed Railway Experience Cube at KL Sentral.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 09:57 

The Strait Times

10 of the best foodie experiences in Europe... +

BRITAIN (THE GUARDIAN) - Dine like a gourmand with these 10 travel experiences in Europe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 09:55 

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Pochettino urges Spurs to draw on thrill of Foxes hunt... +

Mauricio Pochettino has urged his Tottenham Hotspur side to draw on the experience of their failed title bid last season to launch a successful assault for the Premier League trophy this campaign....

 2017-01-16 09:50 

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Taiwan probing gang links to protest against HK activists... +

Taiwanese authorities said on Monday (Jan 16) they were probing criminal gang links to a pro-China protest which targeted Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and rebel legislators....

 2017-01-16 09:40 

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In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression... +

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday that "the international community" must stand up against Russian aggression and urged the incoming Trump administration to be a strong supporter and partner of Ukraine....

 2017-01-16 09:40 

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EU needs new budget to face security woes in Trump era - Monti... +

The migration and security challenges faced by the European Union need to be addressed with a different funding system which would give the EU a direct share of national tax revenues, former Italian prime minister Mario Monti said....

 2017-01-16 09:40 

The Strait Times

Indonesia bourse to issue new regulations on margin trading in Feb... +

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) will issue new regulations in February to expand margin trading on the bourse, a senior official at the country's capital market regulator told reporters on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 09:40 

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Chelsea's Conte not wary of poaching by Chinese clubs... +

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is not wary of big-spending Chinese clubs poaching his players amid reports that a lucrative offer from Far East has unsettled Premier League's joint-top scorer Diego Costa....

 2017-01-16 09:37 

The Strait Times

To bring back jobs, Trump should look to Singapore, says former Michigan governor... +

Look to Singapore - said former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm in response to a question about how President-elect Donald Trump's administration can bring back manufacturing jobs to the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 09:10 

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Professor, child killed in two suicide bombing in Nigeria's northeast... +

A professor at the University of Maiduguri and a child were killed and 17 people wounded on Monday in a twin suicide bombing in the city in Nigeria's northeast, officials said....

 2017-01-16 09:10 

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Trump threatens German carmakers with 35 percent US import tariff... +

Shares in German carmakers BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen fell after United States President-elect Donald Trump warned he will impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported from abroad to the U.S. market....

 2017-01-16 09:09 

The Strait Times

British PM Theresa May's spokesman says talk of hard Brexit is 'speculation'... +

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (REUTERS) - Media reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May will unveil plans for a...

 2017-01-16 09:08 

Today Online

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Man caught for selling stolen cigarettes online illegally: HSA... +

SINGAPORE - A 19-year-old man has been caught for selling cigarettes illegally without a valid tobacco licence online, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Monday (Jan 16). Preliminary investigation showed the seller and three of his friends had st...

 2017-01-16 09:02 

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Hong Kong leadership race heats up as China clears way for top officials to run... +

China on Monday approved the resignations of two of Hong Kong's top officials, including its financial secretary, paving the way for them to contest a March election to become the next chief executive of the financial hub....

 2017-01-16 08:59 

The Strait Times

Football: Cristiano Ronaldo equals La Liga penalty record in defeat at Sevilla... +

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo became the joint-top penalty scorer in La Liga history on Sunday but could not prevent a 2-1 defeat at Sevilla that ended their 40-game unbeaten run.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 08:52 

The Strait Times

Indian policeman arrested for raping mentally challenged woman... +

BANGALORE, INDIA (AFP) - A police officer has been arrested for allegedly raping a mentally challenged woman in southern India, an officer said on Monday (Jan 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-01-16 08:52 

The Strait Times

Football: China set to tighten limits on foreign players... +

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will tighten rules over the number of overseas players able to appear in domestic games, amid concerns that clubs have been over-spending on foreign talent with a rapid growth in the huge fees being paid for high-profile imports...

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