Sabah opposition leader Shafie arrested by Malaysian anti-graft agency – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Sabah opposition leader Shafie arrested by Malaysian anti-graft agencyThe Straits TimesKOTA KINABALU – Sabah opposition leader and former Malaysian Cabinet minister Mohd Shafie Apdal was arrested by the anti-graft commission on Thursday (Oct 19) as it investigates RM1.5 billion (S$482 million) in government funds allegedly siphoned off …MACC arrests Shafie ApdalYahoo Singapore NewsEx-Ally […]

Boeing says Bombardier CSeries jets may face hefty duties despite Airbus deal

MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France: Boeing Co said on Tuesday that Bombardier Inc’s CSeries jets could still be hit with high U.S. import duties, even if they are assembled in Alabama through an industry-changing deal with Airbus. The deal announced on Monday gives Airbus a majority stake in Bombardier’s … Powered by WPeMatico

19th Party Congress: China aims to become modern nation that stands tall in the world – The Straits Times

The Straits Times 19th Party Congress: China aims to become modern nation that stands tall in the worldThe Straits TimesBEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday (Oct 18) mapped out two phases for reaching the goal of being a modern socialist country that can stand tall among nations of the world by the middle […]

Ed Sheeran gets ready to party with BOTH ARMS bandaged as he bravely soldiers on at the Q Awards – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Ed Sheeran gets ready to party with BOTH ARMS bandaged as he bravely soldiers on at the Q AwardsMirror.co.ukEd Sheeran might have broken his arm in a car accident, but he’s still ready to party. The Shape of You singer turned up at the Q Awards in London tonight with his right arm in […]

Not so fast: France's Macron and his farmers get trade onto 'full' EU agenda – Reuters

Reuters Not so fast: France’s Macron and his farmers get trade onto ‘full’ EU agendaReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron has succeeded in pushing trade onto the agenda of the European Union summit which starts on Thursday, calling for caution in commercial deals that would bring a surge of beef and other …France: Security Law […]

'Bury me in the flag': Elderly Catalans speak out – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com ‘Bury me in the flag’: Elderly Catalans speak outAljazeera.comEl Bruc, Catalonia, Spain – Three generations of Catalans gathered outside on an unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon in El Bruc, a town of 2,000, to celebrate the matriarch of the family, 81-year-old Teresa Bou. Paella, one of Spain’s most famous dishes …How Spain could suspend Catalonia’s […]

Kurdish forces withdraw to June 2014 lines: Iraqi army commander – TODAYonline

Quartz Kurdish forces withdraw to June 2014 lines: Iraqi army commanderTODAYonlineKIRKUK, Iraq – Kurdish Peshmerga forces have retreated to positions they held in northern Iraq in June 2014 in response to an Iraqi army advance into the region after a Kurdish independence referendum, a senior Iraqi commander said on Wednesday.Defiant Kurds shrug off risk of […]

Singaporean missing on Hokkaido mountain found alive: Report – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Singaporean missing on Hokkaido mountain found alive: ReportChannel NewsAsiaASAHIKAWA, Japan: A Singaporean woman along with three companions who had gone missing while hiking the highest peak in Hokkaido were found alive on Wednesday (Oct 18) afternoon, Kyodo News reported quoting police officials. The four hikers …Four people who went missing on Hokkaido’s tallest mountain […]

Duterte says he fired a ranking official – Philippine Star

Philippine Star Duterte says he fired a ranking officialPhilippine StarPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during his speech at the 113th Founding Anniversary of the Bureau of Internal Revenue in metropolitan Manila, Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017. AP/Aaron Favila. MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte …Duterte says another ranking gov’t official just firedGMA NewsDuterte warns human traffickersThe Manila […]

Trump denies 'insensitive' remarks to soldier's widow – BBC News

BBC News Trump denies ‘insensitive’ remarks to soldier’s widowBBC NewsUS President Donald Trump says a claim that he made insensitive remarks to the recently bereaved widow of a soldier is “totally fabricated”. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said he had told the widow of Sgt La David Johnson: “He knew what he was …Trump told soldier’s grieving widow […]