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 2018-07-18 17:56 

AFP

Elon Musk apologizes to British caver for 'pedo' slur...

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British caver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave a "pedo", retracting a comment that had drawn widespread outrage and briefly sent shares in Tesla tumbling.The global network of Agence France Presse c...

 2018-07-18 17:52 

AFP

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge...

Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ne...

 2018-07-18 17:33 

AFP

Old devil may care attitude could reap major reward, says McIlroy...

Northern Irish star Rory McIlroy says returning to playing the carefree golf of the start of his career may be the answer to adding a fifth major to his tally.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a qu...

 2018-07-18 17:25 

AFP

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea...

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, marking the latest phase in a whirlwind peace process between the former foes.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-07-18 16:47 

Breitbart London

Germany Introduces Bill to Reduce Migration From North African Nations, Georgia...

AFP — Germany's government launched a renewed attempt Wednesday to declare three North African states and Georgia...

 2018-07-18 16:40 

AFP

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge...

Twelve boys and their football coach who were rescued after being trapped for over a fortnight in a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference beamed around the world.The global networ...

 2018-07-18 15:59 

AFP

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge...

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference that was beamed around the world.The global n...

 2018-07-18 15:38 

AFP

Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android...

The European Union slapped Google with a huge 4.34-billion-euro fine for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system on Wednesday in the biggest antitrust penalty in the bloc's history.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-07-18 14:38 

AFP

Google faces record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android...

Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-07-18 14:17 

AFP

Thai cave boys leave hospital ahead of press conference...

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave were discharged from hospital Wednesday ahead of a press conference where they will tell their incredible story for the first time.The global...

 2018-07-18 14:00 

The Strait Times

NBA: Warriors hand head coach Steve Kerr contract extension...

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - The Golden State Warriors handed head coach Steve Kerr a contract extension on Tuesday (July 17), locking in the man who has led the franchise to three NBA Finals crowns in four seasons since 2015.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 13:54 

AFP

Google braces for huge EU fine over Android...

Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf yo...

 2018-07-18 13:53 

AFP

Astros heroes power American League to Baseball All-Star win...

Back-to-back home runs by Houston Astros stars Alex Bregman and George Springer, part of a record 10-homer slugfest, powered the American League over the National League 8-6 in Tuesday's Major League Baseball All-Star Game.The global network of Agence...

 2018-07-18 13:52 

AFP

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea...

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, marking the latest phase in a whirlwind peace process between the former foes.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-07-18 13:49 

The Strait Times

Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires...

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden on Wednesday (July 18), prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes that broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 13:43 

AFP

Google braces for huge EU fine over Android...

Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf yo...

 2018-07-18 13:27 

AFP

Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media...

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-07-18 13:16 

AFP

First commercial flight in 20 years leaves Ethiopia for Eritrea...

The first commercial flight to Eritrea in two decades departed Wednesday from Addis Ababa after the two nations ended their bitter conflict in a whirlwind peace process.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sha...

 2018-07-18 12:56 

AFP

Record three in five HIV-carriers now have access to drugs: UN...

Almost three in five people infected with HIV, or 21.7 million globally, took antiretroviral therapy in 2017 -- a new record for anti-AIDS drug access, the UN's HIV/AIDS agency said Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 count...

 2018-07-18 12:52 

AFP

Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media...

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-07-18 12:44 

AFP

First commercial flight in 20 years leaves Ethiopia for Eritrea...

The first commercial flight to Eritrea in two decades departed Wednesday from Addis Ababa after the two nations ended their bitter conflict in a whirlwind peace process.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sha...

 2018-07-18 11:50 

Breitbart.com

European Competition Commission Hits Google With $5 Billion Fine...

AFP — Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to ...

 2018-07-18 11:30 

AFP

Google braces for huge EU fine over Android...

Google prepared Wednesday to be hit with huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that could spark new tensions between Brussels and Washington.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf yo...

 2018-07-18 11:22 

The Strait Times

'Don't wear skimpy clothing' - police in Philippine town gets flak for anti-rape advice...

MANILA (AFP) - Police in a Philippine town have told women to shun skimpy clothing to avoid rape, sparking outrage in a country that prides itself as an early Asian adopter of liberal Western cultural values.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 11:20 

AFP

Astros heroes power National League to Baseball All-Star win...

Back-to-back home runs by Houston Astros stars Alex Bregman and George Springer, part of a record 10-homer slugfest, powered the American League over the National League 8-6 in Tuesday's Major League Baseball All-Star Game.The global network of Agence...

 2018-07-18 11:04 

The Strait Times

Chinese firm recalls heart drug as US, EU raise concerns...

SHANGHAI (AFP) - The Chinese manufacturer of a widely used blood pressure medication said it had launched a global recall after US and European regulators warned of contamination by a cancer-causing impurity.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 10:55 

AFP

Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media...

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-07-18 10:53 

The Strait Times

Three killed in helicopter crash in Thailand...

BANGKOK (AFP) - At least three people were killed in a helicopter crash in north-eastern Thailand on Wednesday (July 18), officials said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 10:23 

The Strait Times

Paris police urge women to report World Cup sexual assaults...

PARIS (AFP) - Paris's police chief urged women on Wednesday (July 18) to report any cases of sexual assault during the celebrations of France's World Cup win, after dozens of accounts by victims were posted on social media in recent days.. Read mo...

 2018-07-18 10:23 

NDTV

12 Thai Boys, Trapped In Cave For Over 2 Weeks, Discharged From Hospital...

Twelve Thai boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded cave were discharged from hospital Wednesday, according to an AFP correspondent, ahead of a press conference where they will tell their......

 2018-07-18 10:12 

The Strait Times

British pop star Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC...

LONDON (AFP) - Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard won a long-running case against the BBC on Wednesday (July 18) after it broadcast live on TV a police raid on his home over allegations that were later dropped.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 10:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Preparations start to evacuate pro-regime Syria towns...

Preparations were underway on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two pro-regime Syrian towns, an AFP reporter and state media said, ......

 2018-07-18 10:00 

The Strait Times

Asian Games: Venues '95 per cent ready' but potential pitfalls remain, organisers say...

JAKARTA (AFP) - Asian Games venues will be ready before Indonesia hosts the showpiece event in a month, organisers say, but the threat of terror attacks and endless traffic jams still looms over the huge tournament.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 09:58 

The Daily Mail

Preparations start to evacuate pro-regime Syria towns...

Preparations were underway on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two pro-regime Syrian towns, an AFP reporter and state media said, after three......

 2018-07-18 09:50 

AFP

Ortega's forces capture Nicaragua opposition stronghold...

Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say ...

 2018-07-18 09:28 

The Strait Times

Golf: Jordan Spieth eyes wide British Open, seeks to emulate Padraig Harrington...

CARNOUSTIE, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) - Jordan Spieth feels he is back in the groove and capable of becoming the first player since Irishman Padraig Harrington in 2007/08 to win back to back Opens.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 09:10 

AFP

Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media...

Twelve boys and their football coach rescued from a cave in Thailand will leave hospital Wednesday and speak to the media for the first time, a government spokesman said.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sh...

 2018-07-18 08:34 

ABS-CBN

SC Justice Martires denies writing plea deal grant for ex-AFP comptroller Garcia...

Martires, however, was among the magistrates that handed down the decision....

 2018-07-18 07:25 

AFP

British PM wins key Brexit vote despite ongoing rebellion...

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly survived another crunch Brexit vote in parliament Tuesday, as she struggles to unify her divided party around her strategy for leaving the European Union.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 cou...

 2018-07-18 05:42 

AFP

Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to limit the damage from his summit with Vladimir Putin, claiming he misspoke in appearing to accept the Russian leader's denial of election meddling -- in a rebuke to US intelligence chiefs.The global network o...

 2018-07-18 05:31 

The Strait Times

After two-year purge, Turkey to end state of emergency...

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkey's state of emergency, which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup, is to end on Wednesday (July 18), but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 05:26 

The Strait Times

Britain expresses concern over move to ban Hong Kong pro-independence party...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Britain expressed concern on Wednesday (July 18) after police in Hong Kong sought to ban a political party which promotes independence for the city as Beijing ups pressure on challenges to its territorial sovereignty.. Read more at strai...

 2018-07-18 04:58 

The Strait Times

South Korea minister warns of fallout of US-China trade war...

SEOUL (AFP) - South Korea's finance minister warned that an all-out trade war between the US and China would have grim implications for the country, as he lowered this year's growth outlook Wednesday (July 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 03:22 

The Strait Times

Australia scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test...

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian researchers said on Wednesday (July 18) they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a...

 2018-07-18 02:57 

AFP

Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to limit the damage from his summit with Vladimir Putin, claiming he misspoke in appearing to accept the Russian leader's denial of election meddling -- in a rebuke to US intelligence chiefs.The global network o...

 2018-07-18 02:47 

AFP

Ortega's forces besiege Nicaragua opposition stronghold...

Forces loyal to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega staged an organized attack on an opposition stronghold on Tuesday, as international calls mounted for an end to months of deadly violence in the Central American country.The global network of Agence Franc...

 2018-07-18 02:30 

Daily Nation

Italian giants' Europa League ban appeal to be heard...

A spokesman for the Lausanne-based court told AFP that the hearing will be at 9:30 am....

 2018-07-18 01:42 

The Strait Times

Forest fire threatens California's fabled Yosemite...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A vast fire in northern California has destroyed 50 sq km, left one person dead and is threatening Yosemite National Park, authorities said Tuesday (July 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 01:38 

AFP

Colombia president-elect Duque picks peace pact critic as defense chief...

Colombia's right-wing President-elect Ivan Duque announced a controversial appointment as defense minister on Tuesday, choosing a vocal critic of the 2016 peace agreement with FARC rebels.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-07-18 01:31 

The Strait Times

Japan's ambassador conquers Iraqi hearts with witty social media videos in Arabic...

BAGHDAD (AFP) - While foreign diplomats often struggle to win over ordinary Iraqis, Japan's departing ambassador has stolen hearts - thanks to witty social media videos in classical Arabic and local dialects.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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