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 2018-10-19 07:37 

The Strait Times

Yes, Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal, says EU negotiator Michel Barnier...

PARIS (AFP) - The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Friday (Oct 19) the thorny issue of the border between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland could sink the negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union.. ...

 2018-10-19 07:28 

AFP

Crimea mourns victims of school massacre...

Crimea on Friday was to hold a memorial ceremony for the 20 people killed in a school shooting dubbed the "Russian Columbine", the worst massacre of its kind in the country's history.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-10-19 07:08 

The Strait Times

Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life - and her own safety...

BEIJING (AFP) - The wife of fallen former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has expressed fears for his life and her own safety, lashing out at what she called the...

 2018-10-19 07:05 

The Strait Times

China, Asean to hold maritime drill to ease tensions...

SINGAPORE (AFP) - China and South-east Asian states will hold their first joint maritime exercises next week, officials said on Friday (Oct 19), in a move aimed at easing tensions, but which may spark US alarm.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-19 07:00 

AFP

James delivers 26 but Trail Blazers spoil his Lakers debut...

LeBron James began his Los Angeles Lakers era with two rim-rattling dunks on Thursday, but the 14-time all star couldn't reverse a string of losing debut games with new NBA teams.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ha...

 2018-10-19 06:55 

AFP

New moon: China to launch lunar lighting in outer space...

China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-10-19 06:55 

AFP

Crimea mourns victims of school massacre...

Crimea on Friday was to hold a memorial ceremony for the 20 people killed in a school shooting dubbed the "Russian Columbine", the worst massacre of its kind in the country's history.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-10-19 06:38 

The Strait Times

One year after ISIS expelled, thousands of displaced Syrians brace for winter in tents...

AIN ISSA, SYRIA (AFP) - As dust whips up around them, families from Syria's Raqqa ready their tents for the coming winter, still homeless a year after the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group was expelled from their city.. Read more at straits...

 2018-10-19 06:35 

The Strait Times

Several hurt in chopper crash on US carrier in Pacific...

TOKYO (AFP) - A US Navy helicopter crashed on board a US aircraft carrier patrolling the Pacific on Friday (Oct 19), causing several injuries, the military said in a statement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-19 05:31 

AFP

Royals Harry and Meghan go barefoot on Bondi...

British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday as they hit Sydney's famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-19 05:31 

AFP

New moon: China to launch lunar lighting in outer space...

China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-10-19 04:53 

AFP

Dovizioso tops MotoGP practice in Japan as Marquez lurks...

Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso fanned his flickering MotoGP title hopes by clocking the fastest time in free practice Friday ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a ques...

 2018-10-19 04:53 

AFP

Red Sox dethrone defending champion Astros to reach World Series...

David Price pitched six shutout innings and Rafael Devers clubbed a three-run homer as the Boston Red Sox booked a World Series berth with a 4-1 win over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 1...

 2018-10-19 04:52 

AFP

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead, warns of 'severe' response...

President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of "very severe" consequences should Saudi Arabia be proven responsible.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-19 04:52 

AFP

Royals Harry and Meghan go barefoot on Bondi...

British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday as they hit Sydney's famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-19 04:21 

The Strait Times

China regulators deliver rare joint pep talk for worried markets...

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Three of China's top financial officials launched a coordinated attempt to shore up confidence in the country's stock markets and economic prospects on Friday (Oct 19) in an unusual expression of top-level concern over what one of...

 2018-10-19 04:11 

Courier Mail

NSW cops refuse to apologise to terror suspect...

October 19, 2018. NSW Police Force Assistant Commission Mick Willing and AFP Assistant Commissioner Ian McCartney, in Sydney, speak after a terrorism-related charge against Sri Lankan man Mohamed Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen was dropped by prosecutors. Mr Willin...

 2018-10-19 04:10 

Herald Sun

NSW cops refuse to apologise to terror suspect...

October 19, 2018. NSW Police Force Assistant Commission Mick Willing and AFP Assistant Commissioner Ian McCartney, in Sydney, speak after a terrorism-related charge against Sri Lankan man Mohamed Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen was dropped by prosecutors. Mr Willin...

 2018-10-19 03:57 

AFP

Red Sox dethrone defending champion Astros to reach World Series...

David Price pitched six shutout innings and Rafael Devers clubbed a three-run homer as the Boston Red Sox booked a World Series berth with a 4-1 win over the defending champion Houston Astros.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-10-19 03:40 

AFP

S.Africa divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners...

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to...

 2018-10-19 03:40 

AFP

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead, warns of 'severe' response...

President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of "very severe" consequences should Saudi Arabia be proven responsible.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-19 03:06 

AFP

Tradition, and mobs, keep women out of Indian temple...

At the Indian temple that is the focus of a battle over gender equality, Hindu hardliners are in festive mood, successful -- so far -- in their bid to keep women out.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share ...

 2018-10-19 03:06 

AFP

S.Africa divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners...

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to...

 2018-10-19 03:03 

AFP

China's GDP growth slows to 6.5 percent in third quarter...

China's economy grew at its slowest pace in nine years in the third quarter, as a campaign to tackle mounting debt and trade frictions with the US had an effect.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-10-19 03:03 

AFP

Tradition, and mobs, keep women out of Indian temple...

At the Indian temple that is the focus of a battle over gender equality, Hindu hardliners are in festive mood, successful -- so far -- in their bid to keep women out.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share ...

 2018-10-19 01:58 

AFP

Canada pot stores run out of supplies, more lineups...

Day two of legal recreational cannabis in Canada on Thursday saw more long lineups outside pot stores and supply shortages in parts of the country.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comm...

 2018-10-19 01:58 

AFP

China's GDP growth slows to 6.5 percent in third quarter...

China's economy grew at its slowest pace in nine years in the third quarter, as a campaign to tackle mounting debt and trade frictions with the US had an effect.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-10-19 01:57 

AFP

US authorities reel in StarKist in canned tuna scandal...

The US crackdown on price fixing has netted another big fish in canned tuna, the Justice Department announced Thursday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact u...

 2018-10-19 01:57 

AFP

Canada pot stores run out of supplies, more lineups...

Day two of legal recreational cannabis in Canada on Thursday saw more long lineups outside pot stores and supply shortages in parts of the country.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comm...

 2018-10-19 01:53 

AFP

Ed Moses backs calls for probe into WADA bullying claims...

Athletics great Ed Moses says he was told to "shut up" at a meeting of world anti-doping chiefs as he backed calls Friday for an investigation into bullying claims at the organisation.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-10-19 01:51 

AFP

Struggling Toulon face Edinburgh acid test...

Barn-storming France centre Mathieu Bastareaud makes a welcome return for three-time champions Toulon when the struggling Top 14 giants bid to resurrect their faltering season at Edinburgh in the European Champions Cup on Saturday.The global network of Ag...

 2018-10-19 01:51 

AFP

Gosden and Dettori - racing's top 'trust' fund...

John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori's formidable partnership is built on "absolute trust" the trainer told AFP ahead of Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday which they are likely to dominate with another tour de force.The global network of Ag...

 2018-10-19 01:51 

AFP

Under-fire Bayern boss Kovac out to end winless streak at Wolfsburg...

Under-pressure Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac desperately needs a win at Wolfsburg on Saturday to break the Bavarian giants' miserable run and reignite their Bundesliga title defence.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-10-19 01:51 

AFP

Broncos trample Cardinals in blowout...

The Denver Broncos snapped their four-game losing streak with a blowout 45-10 win over Arizona on Thursday which piled more pressure on beleaguered Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have...

 2018-10-19 01:43 

AFP

Royals Harry and Meghan go barefoot on Bondi...

British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday as they hit Sydney's famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-19 01:43 

AFP

US authorities reel in StarKist in canned tuna scandal...

The US crackdown on price fixing has netted another big fish in canned tuna, the Justice Department announced Thursday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact u...

 2018-10-19 01:32 

AFP

Spotlight on Mourinho once more as Liverpool, Man City seek winning return...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho remains the centre of attention when the former Chelsea boss returns to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or ...

 2018-10-19 01:32 

AFP

Spotlight on Mourinho once more as Liverpool, Man City seek winning return...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho remains the centre of attention when the former Chelsea boss returns to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or ...

 2018-10-19 01:32 

AFP

WhatsApp dirty tricks alleged in Brazil presidential race...

Allegations of a dirty tricks campaign on WhatsApp dominated Brazil's presidential election race on Thursday, turning attention to social media manipulation following abuses uncovered in the US election and Britain's Brexit referendum two years ag...

 2018-10-19 01:32 

AFP

Royals Harry and Meghan go barefoot on Bondi...

British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday as they hit Sydney's famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-19 01:31 

AFP

Barcelona and Real scrap for revival as Clasico looms...

Real Madrid and Barcelona cannot avoid heading into next week's Clasico under pressure but each have two games to lift the mood at least, ahead of the pivotal clash at the Camp Nou.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ...

 2018-10-19 01:23 

AFP

US downgrades Palestinian mission into Israel embassy...

The United States downgraded its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians on Thursday, placing it under the authority of the US embassy to Israel.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, co...

 2018-10-19 01:23 

AFP

WhatsApp dirty tricks alleged in Brazil presidential race...

Allegations of a dirty tricks campaign on WhatsApp dominated Brazil's presidential election race on Thursday, turning attention to social media manipulation following abuses uncovered in the US election and Britain's Brexit referendum two years ag...

 2018-10-19 01:21 

AFP

US downgrades Palestinian mission into Israel embassy...

The United States downgraded its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians on Thursday, placing it under the authority of the US embassy to Israel.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, co...

 2018-10-19 01:21 

AFP

Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'...

President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an "onslaught" of migrants, stepping up his anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections.The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-10-19 01:09 

The Strait Times

WhatsApp dirty tricks alleged in Brazil presidential race...

SAO PAULO (AFP) - Allegations of a dirty tricks campaign on WhatsApp dominated Brazil's presidential election race on Thursday (Oct 18), turning attention to social media manipulation following abuses uncovered in the last US election and Britain'...

 2018-10-19 00:58 

AFP

Friends of Read Madrid's Benzema suspected of attempted kidnapping...

Associates of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema are suspected of involvement in an attempted kidnapping with the aim of recuperating money owed to the star player, French news site Mediapart reported on Thursday.The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-10-19 00:58 

AFP

Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'...

President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an "onslaught" of migrants, stepping up his anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections.The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-10-19 00:58 

AFP

Amid the turmoil, Ronaldo looks to pick up where he left off as Juve host Genoa...

Engulfed in turmoil, Cristiano Ronaldo will look to pick up where he left off on the pitch as Juventus host Genoa in Serie A on Saturday before next week's trip to his former club Manchester United in the Champions League.The global network of Agence ...

 2018-10-19 00:39 

The Strait Times

French MP proposes 'glottophobia' law after southern accent mocked...

PARIS (AFP) - A French MP on Thursday (Oct 18) announced the tabling of a Bill to outlaw regional linguistic discrimination,...

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