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 2018-04-22 04:16 

The Strait Times

Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears...

HONG KONG (AFP) - It has been being jokingly referred to as...

 2018-04-22 04:10 

AFP

'Mini-Me' actor Verne Troyer dead at 49...

Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" movies, died Saturday. He was 49.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact us via....

 2018-04-22 04:05 

AFP

Johnson birdies 18 to grab share of PGA Texas Open lead...

Zach Johnson, seeking his first victory since the 2015 British Open, closed with a six-foot birdie putt to seize a share of the lead Saturday at the PGA Texas Open.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or...

 2018-04-22 04:03 

AFP

Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return...

Amir Khan's first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada's Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on Saturday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or su...

 2018-04-22 04:02 

The Strait Times

Malaysia carries out autopsy on Palestinian gunned down in 'Mossad' hit...

GOMBAK, MALAYSIA (AFP) - An autopsy was being carried out on Sunday (April 22) on the body of a Palestinian professor who was gunned down in what his family claim was an assassination by Israel's Mossad spy agency.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-22 04:02 

AFP

EU, Mexico reach 'agreement in principle' on free-trade deal...

The EU and Mexico said Saturday they had reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise a free-trade deal sealed in 2000 between Brussels and the Latin American country.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-04-22 04:02 

AFP

Roma warm up for Liverpool with SPAL win, Benevento shock 'embarrassed' AC Milan...

Roma warmed up for next week's Champions League clash with Liverpool by easing past SPAL 3-0 on Saturday but AC Milan's European hopes took a knock with a shock 1-0 defeat against tailenders Benevento.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-04-22 03:48 

The Strait Times

Taxi drivers, Uber square up on Istanbul's roads...

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Istanbul's bright yellow taxis, ubiquitous and perennially honking for custom, appear ingrained in the daily life of the Turkish metropolis.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-22 03:25 

The Strait Times

Child rape case heightens India's Hindu-Muslim divide...

JAMMU, INDIA (AFP) - The Internet is being cut for hours on end in Jammu as authorities try to halt protests that have grown in the Kashmir winter capital since the rape-murder of an eight-year-old girl opened a new front in India's Hindu-Muslim divid...

 2018-04-22 03:14 

The Strait Times

Iran vows to 'vigorously' resume enrichment if US quits nuclear deal...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Iran is ready to...

 2018-04-22 03:12 

The Strait Times

Can Macron's White House visit save the Iran deal?...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron seems, as much as any world leader, to have developed some kind of rapport with his American counterpart Donald Trump.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-22 02:50 

AFP

World Bank shareholders approve $13 bln capital increase...

World Bank shareholders approved a "historic" increase in the bank's lending capacity Saturday after the United States backed a reform package that curbs loans and charges more for higher income countries like China.The global network of Agenc...

 2018-04-21 23:31 

AFP

Door to US-China trade talks seems to open after IMF meeting...

The gathering of world finance ministers began with heightened anxiety about the potential damage a US-China trade war could do to the economic recovery but ended Saturday with a door open to negotiations.The global network of Agence France Presse covers ...

 2018-04-21 23:16 

AFP

Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush...

Past presidents, family and friends came together Saturday to bid a tearful farewell to Barbara Bush, the matriarch of one of America's most prominent political dynasties, at a funeral service in Texas.The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-04-21 22:14 

AFP

Musicians and fans pay tribute to DJ Avicii...

Thousands of fans gathered in Stockholm Saturday to remember Swedish star Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs who has died aged 28.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comme...

 2018-04-21 22:05 

AFP

Clashes at Madagascar opposition protest leave one dead, 17 wounded...

One person died and 17 others were injured Saturday in clashes between Madagascar's security forces and thousands of opposition activists protesting against new election laws ahead of a vote later this year in the restive island nation.The global netw...

 2018-04-21 21:52 

AFP

US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks...

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday he was considering a trip to Beijing to hold talks on the trade dispute that is seen as a threat to the global economy.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sh...

 2018-04-21 21:38 

The Strait Times

'Mini-Me' actor Verne Troyer dead at 49: Instagram account...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies, has died, according to a post on his official Instagram account on Saturday (April 21). He was 49.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 21:17 

The Sun

Khan vs Lo Greco result: Amir Khan makes stunning return to ring with 39-second stoppage...

AMIR KHAN made a stunning return to the ring with a first-minute stoppage of Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool. The Bolton boxer came flying out of the blocks and overwhelmed his opponent in his first fight since May 2016. REUTERS AFP or licensors More to follow...

 2018-04-21 20:46 

AFP

N. Korea's Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men.The global network of Agence Fr...

 2018-04-21 20:15 

The Strait Times

France's legendary Ritz hotel breaks record in furniture auction...

PARIS (AFP) - Luxury furniture auctioned off by the legendary Ritz hotel in Paris sold for 7.3 million (S$11.8 million), a world record in the industry, auction house Artcurial said on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 20:11 

AFP

Experts take samples from site of alleged Syria gas attack...

Investigators from the global chemical arms watchdog collected samples Saturday from the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria two weeks ago, after security concerns delayed their probe.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-04-21 19:45 

The Strait Times

Door to US-China trade talks seems to open after IMF meeting...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The gathering of world finance ministers began with heightened anxiety about the potential damage a US-China trade war could do to the economic recovery but ended Saturday with a door open to negotiations.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2018-04-21 19:27 

AFP

Clashes at Madagascar opposition protest leave one dead, 16 injured: medic...

One person died and 16 others were injured in clashes between Madagascar's security forces and thousands of opposition activists protesting against new election laws ahead of a vote later this year in the politically-volatile island nation.The global ...

 2018-04-21 19:27 

AFP

'Smallville' actress charged with sex trafficking for cult-like group...

An actress from the popular TV series "Smallville" has been arrested on sex trafficking charges for allegedly recruiting women to a purported self-help group which forced them to have sex with its leader, US prosecutors say.The global network of A...

 2018-04-21 18:56 

The Strait Times

Dragon boat accident kills 17 in southern China...

BEIJING (AFP) - Seventeen people were killed on Saturday (April 21) after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, state-run Xinhua news agency said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 18:56 

AFP

'Smallville' actress charged with sex trafficking for cult-like group...

An actress from the popular TV series "Smallville" has been arrested on sex trafficking charges for allegedly recruiting women to a purported self-help group which forced them to have sex with its leader, US prosecutors say.The global network of A...

 2018-04-21 18:56 

AFP

Inspectors arrive at suspected Syrian chemical attack sites in Douma: Russia...

Inspectors from the world's chemical arms watchdog arrived Saturday in the Syrian town of Douma, where an alleged chemical attack took place earlier this month, the Russian foreign ministry said. The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 c...

 2018-04-21 18:37 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Kangaroo at Chinese zoo dies after being pelted by bricks and rocks from tourists...

BEIJING — One kangaroo died and another was injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and bricks at the animals, according to the AFP. A 12-year-old kangaroo died after being struck with bricks and concrete chunks February at the Fuzhou Z...

 2018-04-21 18:28 

AFP

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse...

The UN Security Council met in a secluded farmhouse on the southern tip of Sweden on Saturday in a bid to overcome deep divisions over how to end the war in Syria.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or ...

 2018-04-21 18:23 

The Strait Times

Football: Manchester United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final...

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester United weathered an early Tottenham storm to come from behind to win 2-1 and reach a 20th FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 18:02 

AFP

N. Korea's Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men.The global network of Agence Fr...

 2018-04-21 17:34 

AFP

'Smallville' actress charged with sex trafficking for cult-like group...

An actress from the US TV series "Smallville" has been arrested on charges of sex trafficking for recruiting women to a purported self-help group in which they were forced to have sex with its leader, US prosecutors say.The global network of Agenc...

 2018-04-21 17:27 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Hamas man killed in Malaysia...

Man shot in Malaysia was a 'rocket expert,' Malaysian authorities say....

 2018-04-21 17:07 

The Strait Times

Football: Rodgers rules out replacing Wenger as Arsenal eye Enrique...

LONDON (AFP) - Celtic's Brendan Rodgers distanced himself from replacing Arsene Wenger on Saturday (April 21) amid reports that Luis Enrique was being lined up by Arsenal to succeed their veteran manager.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 17:06 

AFP

Wenger 'was sacked' insists Arsenal great Wright...

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has insisted Arsene Wenger must have been sacked as he cannot believe his old boss would have walked away from his post.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a questio...

 2018-04-21 17:01 

The Strait Times

Football: Crystal Palace's Zaha in fresh diving row in Watford stalemate...

WATFORD, United Kingdom (AFP) - Wilfried Zaha was involved in a fresh diving storm after the Crystal Palace star was booked for simulation in Saturday's (April 21) 0-0 draw at Watford.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 16:43 

The Strait Times

Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush...

HOUSTON (AFP) - Past presidents, family and friends came together on Saturday (April 21) to bid farewell to Barbara Bush, the matriarch of one of America's most prominent political dynasties, at a funeral service in Texas.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-04-21 16:25 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Japan's Nishikori wears down Zverev to set up Nadal final...

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) - Kei Nishikori fought back from a set down to beat Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday (April 21) to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-04-21 16:20 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Kyrgios to skip Estoril and Madrid to cure elbow injury...

PARIS (AFP) - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios will miss the Estoril and Madrid clay court events after admitting he needs to have a cortisone injection in his elbow to cure a long-term injury.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 16:16 

Borneo Bulletin

N Korea's Kim promises no more nuclear, missile tests...

SEOUL (AFP) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in an announcement on Saturday welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men. More details i...

 2018-04-21 16:15 

Borneo Bulletin

Avicii dead at 28...

New York (AFP) Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs who helped usher in the global boom in electronic music but struggled to cope with the hard-partying lifestyle, died Friday in Oman, his representative said. He was 28. More details in the ...

 2018-04-21 16:15 

AFP

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse...

The UN Security Council met in a secluded farmhouse on the southern tip of Sweden on Saturday in a bid to overcome deep divisions over how to end the war in Syria.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or ...

 2018-04-21 16:13 

Borneo Bulletin

At least 27 killed in gang violence in northern Nigeria...

KANO, Nigeria (AFP) A fresh outbreak of gang violence in northern Nigeria has left at least 27 people dead, locals told AFP on Friday, highlighting the volatile security situation in West Africa's largest economy. More details in the Sunday Bulletin. ...

 2018-04-21 16:10 

Borneo Bulletin

Mourinho hopes Wenger stays in football after Arsenal exit...

LONDON (AFP) Jose Mourinho said he hoped old rival Arsene Wenger remained in football after the Frenchman announced Friday he would end his 22-year reign as Arsenal manager at the end of the season. More details in the Sunday Bulletin. The post Mourinho h...

 2018-04-21 16:10 

The Strait Times

US signals support for increase in World Bank funding...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday (April 21) signalled Washington would support the World Bank request for a sharp increase in lending capacity in exchange for reforms to curb loans to higher income countries like China.....

 2018-04-21 15:52 

The Strait Times

'No criminal suspicion' in death of DJ Avicii: Oman police source...

MUSCAT (AFP) - A police source in Oman said on Saturday (April 21) there was no suspicion of criminal activity after Swedish DJ superstar Avicii was found dead in the Gulf sultanate's capital Muscat.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 15:20 

Manila Standard

AFP condemns NPA for attack...
 2018-04-21 15:11 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump defends lawyer Michael Cohen, says he won't 'flip'...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Saturday (April 21) defended his under-fire personal lawyer as...

 2018-04-21 15:02 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Nadal sees off Dimitrov to cruise into 12th Monte Carlo final...

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) - World number one Rafael Nadal swept aside Grigor Dimitrov to ease into his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-4, 6-1 victory on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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