After leaders' rhetoric, climate negotiators start work on deal – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia After leaders’ rhetoric, climate negotiators start work on dealChannel News AsiaWith encouragement from 150 world leaders ringing in their ears, government negotiators in Paris were on Tuesday left to turn the rhetoric into reality and agree a draft text of a global deal to slow climate change. POSTED: 01 Dec 2015 23:15. […]

Verdict on appeal against Pistorius due Dec 3 – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Verdict on appeal against Pistorius due Dec 3The Straits TimesPistorius arrives at a police station to perform his first shift of community service after being released under house arrest. AFP. Published. 3 min ago. More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print. Permalink: http://str.sg/ZDGC. Copy …Oscar didn’t get special treatment: correctional servicesTimes […]

Alleged match-fixer Dan Tan re-arrested – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Alleged match-fixer Dan Tan re-arrestedThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – Alleged match-fixer Dan Tan Seet Eng was re-arrested by the police on Tuesday (Dec 1) night, after he was set free from a two-year detention by the Court of Appeal last Wednesday (Nov 25). A police statement at 9.45pm on Tuesday said they …Police arrest […]

Cameron says government unanimous on Syria strikes, unlike opposition – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Cameron says government unanimous on Syria strikes, unlike oppositionChannel News AsiaBritish Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday his government had unanimously agreed a motion on air strikes against militants in Syria, portraying the ruling party as united on an issue that has split the Labour opposition. POSTED: 01 Dec 2015 …Jeremy […]

Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia, stresses support – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia, stresses supportChannel News AsiaU.S. President Barack Obama urged Turkey on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Russia that are hampering efforts to fight Islamic State militants in Syria and stressed that U.S. support for its NATO ally’s security remained steadfast. POSTED: 01 Dec 2015 …NATO […]

US security "not handing over" convicted Marine to Philippine police – AsiaOne

Manila Bulletin US security “not handing over” convicted Marine to Philippine policeAsiaOneOLONGAPO CITY, Philippines – U.S. security escorts were delaying handing over a U.S. Marine convicted of killing a transgender woman to Philippine police who had been ordered to bring him to the national penitentiary to serve his sentence, a lawyer for …US Marine found guilty […]

AIIB's Jin Liqun opens up on ethics, graft and his grandma's advice

December 01, 2015 7:56 PM BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank president-designate Jin Liqun opened up on why his staff have only three-year contracts, details of an ethics committee to monitor the organization, and how his views were shaped by his 108-year old grandmother, in a speech on Tuesday. Powered by WPeMatico

Philippines official confident in S China Sea arbitration case – AsiaOne

NDTV Philippines official confident in S China Sea arbitration caseAsiaOneThe alleged on-going land reclamation of China at Subi reef is seen from Pagasa island (Thitu Island) in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. Photo: Reuters. Reuters Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015. AMSTERDAM – The …PH wants ‘truly just solution’ […]

AirAsia plane crash caused by faulty component, crew action: Probe – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia AirAsia plane crash caused by faulty component, crew action: ProbeChannel News AsiaRepeated problems with the system led to the pilots disengaging the autopilot in stormy weather in a bid to fix the situation, and then losing control of the Airbus A320-200. POSTED: 01 Dec 2015 15:27; UPDATED: 01 Dec 2015 18:44. VIDEOS; […]

Manchester City owner gets $565 million from Chinese buyers – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Manchester City owner gets $565 million from Chinese buyersThe Straits TimesABU DHABI – A Chinese consortium led by China Media Capital Holdings is investing US$400 million (S$564.7 million) in the Abu Dhabi- based company that owns Manchester City Football club, the top- ranked English Premier League team. CMC …Manchester City owner gets US$400m […]

Pakistani, Afghan Leaders Discuss Resuming Afghan-Taliban Peace Talks – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Pakistani, Afghan Leaders Discuss Resuming Afghan-Taliban Peace TalksWall Street JournalThe leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan met Monday and discussed the resumption of peace talks between the Kabul administration and the Taliban, Pakistani officials said, in an attempt to revive the stalled reconciliation process in Afghanistan that …Pakistani, Afghan leaders discuss mending ties, […]

Pope Francis visits mosque in war-torn Bangui, calling for end to conflict – Washington Post

Washington Post Pope Francis visits mosque in war-torn Bangui, calling for end to conflictWashington PostBANGUI, Central African Republic — The popemobile rolled into the center of this country’s civil war on Monday, crossing the dangerous border between Christian and Muslim neighborhoods while Pope Francis waved and smiled at a roaring crowd.Pope Francis visits mosque in […]