Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, destroyer of Timbuktu shrines – Daily Mail

The Nation Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, destroyer of Timbuktu shrinesDaily MailAhmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, sentenced to nine years in jail by the International Criminal Court for destroying heritage sites in Timbuktu, was known as a ruthless enforcer for jihadist group Ansar Dine when it took over the fabled Malian city. Born around …Mali Islamist jailed for nine […]

World stocks, Mexico peso bounce as markets score one for Clinton – TODAYonline

TODAYonline World stocks, Mexico peso bounce as markets score one for ClintonTODAYonlineTraders work at their desks in front of the German share price index DAX board in Frankfurt. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Share. Published: 8:35 AM, September 27, 2016. Updated: 10:45 PM, September 27, 2016. LONDON – Worries …Boosted by first […]

Uri attack 'plan devised by India itself':Pakistan Defence Minister – The New Indian Express

The Express Tribune Uri attack ‘plan devised by India itself’:Pakistan Defence MinisterThe New Indian ExpressLAHORE/ISLAMABAD: In a fresh anti-India tirade, Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has alleged that the assault on an Indian army base in Uri that killed 18 soldiers was a “plan devised by India itself”. Maintaining that no proof implicating …(Repeating after […]

Gabon opposition candidate decries high court ruling – The Philadelphia Tribune

Channel NewsAsia Gabon opposition candidate decries high court rulingThe Philadelphia TribuneGabon’s constitutional court upheld incumbent President Ali Bongo Ondimba victory in last month’s presidential election early Saturday. — AP Photo/Francois Mori, File. prev. next. LIBREVILLE, Gabon — Opposition candidate Jean Ping vowed to not back …Ali Bongo sworn in as Gabon president after disputed winNews24 all […]

ADB: Asia Growth Holds Stable Thanks To China And India – malaysiandigest.com

Financial Express ADB: Asia Growth Holds Stable Thanks To China And Indiamalaysiandigest.comHONG KONG: The Asian Development Bank said Tuesday that growth across the region was holding stable despite global headwinds, with resilience in China and India keeping it on track. GDP for developing Asia is predicted to grow 5.7 percent in 2016 and …Solid demand, milestone […]

PM says Malaysia will cooperate with US investigation of 1MDB funds – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia PM says Malaysia will cooperate with US investigation of 1MDB fundsChannel NewsAsiaMalaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday said his country would cooperate with U.S. and other international authorities investigating the misappropriation of funds from a Malaysian state-owned fund that he founded. Posted 27 Sep 2016 21:30.The Latest: Germany Calls for Syria Cease-FireNew […]

Typhoon Megi kills 4, leaves trail of damage in Taiwan – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Typhoon Megi kills 4, leaves trail of damage in TaiwanChannel NewsAsiaThe powerful winds forced the Taipei city government to suspend all public bus services. The heavy rains also halted water supplies in the capital. More than 2.6 million residents in the city are expected to be affected. By Victoria Jen, Channel …Four dead, […]

German mosque bombed ahead of unity celebrations – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia German mosque bombed ahead of unity celebrationsChannel NewsAsiaNo-one was injured in the blasts late Monday in a city which has become a hotspot for far-right protests amid Germany’s huge migrant influx. Posted 27 Sep 2016 16:39; Updated 27 Sep 2016 19:40. A woman wearing a headscarf walks past the entrance to …Bombs hit mosque, […]

US presidential debate: Who is moderator Lester Holt? – BBC News

BBC News US presidential debate: Who is moderator Lester Holt?BBC NewsMonday night’s US presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could be the most-watched political event in decades. So who is the man asking the questions – and what does he have in store?I reviewed every Republican primary debate. Here are Trump’s 7 key […]

Colombia, Marxist rebels to sign accord ending 52-year war – The Straits Times

BBC News Colombia, Marxist rebels to sign accord ending 52-year warThe Straits TimesCARTAGENA (REUTERS) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will use a pen made from a bullet on Monday to sign an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their …The Latest: […]

British police seek toddler missing for 25 years on Greek island – TODAYonline

Irish Examiner British police seek toddler missing for 25 years on Greek islandTODAYonlineKOS, Greece – British police began excavations in a field on a Greek island on Monday, saying they had new leads in the disappearance of a British toddler there 25 years ago. The team began sifting through mounds of earth using a giant […]

Iran will continue to support Syria until final victory: Leader's aide – Press TV

Press TV Iran will continue to support Syria until final victory: Leader’s aidePress TVA senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has reiterated Iran’s support for Syrian government and nation in their bid to protect the war-stricken country’s territorial integrity until a final victory is achieved … and more » Powered […]

Python wrapped around armrest halts Japanese bullet train – BT.com

BT.com Python wrapped around armrest halts Japanese bullet trainBT.comA passenger spotted a python curled around the armrest of another person’s seat on a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen “bullet” train, forcing it to make an unscheduled stop. 0. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share. 0. A bullet train …Express Trip Stopped Due to Stowaway Snake […]

Aleppo reels from strikes as Russia accused of 'war crimes' – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Aleppo reels from strikes as Russia accused of ‘war crimes’The Straits TimesMen inspect the damage after an airstrike on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria on Sept 25, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 1 hour ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print.Air strikes pound rebel-held […]

Man shoots, injures 2 in supermarket west of Paris – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Man shoots, injures 2 in supermarket west of ParisChannel NewsAsiaAt least two people were injured in a supermarket shooting west of Paris, said French police on Monday (Sep 26). Posted 26 Sep 2016 21:32; Updated 26 Sep 2016 22:20. File photo of French police officers manning a checkpoint. (Photo: AFP/Thomas …France: Two seriously wounded […]

Global court takes up E. Timor, Australia sea border row – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Global court takes up E. Timor, Australia sea border rowDaily MailIn a blow to Australia, an international arbitration court agreed Monday to take up a decade-long maritime border dispute between East Timor and Canberra which cuts through lucrative oil and gas fields in the Timor Sea. The Permanent Court of …Global court takes […]

Calais migrant camp to be razed by year-end: Hollande – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Calais migrant camp to be razed by year-end: HollandeThe Straits TimesCALAIS, France (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said Monday (Sept 26) the sprawling “Jungle” migrant camp in Calais would be dismantled by the end of this year under a plan to spread asylum seekers around the country. “I have come to […]

In the primary debates, Trump showed what he'll bring to battle with Clinton – USA TODAY

USA TODAY In the primary debates, Trump showed what he’ll bring to battle with ClintonUSA TODAYDonald Trump the debater is famous for calling others on stage “Little Marco” and “Lyin’ Ted,” for mocking Jeb Bush’s energy and Rand Paul’s look, for guaranteeing how big he is. But in 11 primary debates, Trump also displayed less […]

Leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram says he is alive in video – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram says he is alive in videoTODAYonlineA man purporting to be Boko Haram’s leader Abubakar Shekau speaks in this still frame taken from social media video courtesy of SITE Intel Group. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments …Embattled Boko Haram leader resurfaces in video after claims of being […]

Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar shot dead in front of court before trial over cartoon – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar shot dead in front of court before trial over cartoonThe Straits TimesAMMAN (AFP) – A prominent Jordanian writer was shot dead Sunday on the steps of a court where he was facing charges for sharing an anti-Islam cartoon online, in an attack condemned as “heinous”. Nahed Hattar was […]

Malaysian firms fire employees who play Pokemon Go at work: Survey – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Malaysian firms fire employees who play Pokemon Go at work: SurveyChannel NewsAsiaA handful of companies in Malaysia have sacked employees who were caught playing Pokemon Go during office hours, according to a recent poll by the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF). Posted 25 Sep 2016 22:11; Updated 25 Sep 2016 22:25.Pokémon Go players shown […]

Police cordon off area as concrete sunshade almost comes crashing down in Tampines – AsiaOne

AsiaOne Police cordon off area as concrete sunshade almost comes crashing down in TampinesAsiaOneSINGAPORE – Onlookers stared as a piece of the building at Block 201E Tampines Street 21 looked like it was about to come crashing down today (Sept 25). The concrete sunshade on the top floor of the four-storey block had given way […]

PM Lee to make 4-day official visit to Japan – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia PM Lee to make 4-day official visit to JapanChannel NewsAsiaPrime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s last working visit to Japan was in 2014. This time round, his trip takes place as the two countries mark 50 years of diplomatic relations. By Linette Lim; Posted 25 Sep 2016 18:00; Updated 25 Sep 2016 18:34. Singapore’s …PM […]