Philippines says beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Philippines says beheaded civilians found in rebel-held townChannel NewsAsiaThe Philippine military said on Wednesday it was likely that large numbers of civilians had been killed during the five-week occupation of a southern town by Islamist rebels, due to “atrocities” by the militants allied with Islamic State. An …17 bodies recovered from Marawi rubble, […]

EU fines Google a record $2.7 billion in antitrust case over search results – Washington Post

Washington Post EU fines Google a record $2.7 billion in antitrust case over search resultsWashington PostBRUSSELS — The European Union’s antitrust chief hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine Tuesday, saying the powerful web-search leader illegally steered users toward its comparison shopping site and warning that other parts of Google’s business …Google fined $2.7BN […]

Several major firms say targets of international ransomware attack – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Several major firms say targets of international ransomware attackChannel NewsAsiaA man types on a computer keyboard in front of the displayed cyber code in this illustration picture taken March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/Files. 27 Jun 2017 11:07PM (Updated: 27 Jun 2017 11:47PM ) …Cyber attack hits WPP, Rosneft and others in echo of WannaCryFinancial […]

Modi in US: CPI slams PM for 'accepting' US position which identifies 'terror and Islam as one' – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis Modi in US: CPI slams PM for ‘accepting’ US position which identifies ‘terror and Islam as one’Daily News & AnalysisCPI’s D Raja also said that India is allegedly playing second fiddle to the US on the issue by buying the theory. The CPI attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the India-US […]

Queen Elizabeth II to get £6m pay rise from public funds – The Independent

The Independent Queen Elizabeth II to get £6m pay rise from public fundsThe IndependentThe Queen is expected to receive a £6m “pay rise” from the taxpayer after the Crown Estate recorded a £24m increase in income. Prince Charles, heir to the Queen, also got a 1.2 per cent pay increase to £20.7m, while cutting his […]

Scottish leader rules out new independence vote for now – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Scottish leader rules out new independence vote for nowChannel NewsAsiaFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish parliament she would look again at a timetable for an independence referendum in autumn 2018. (Photo: AFP/Andy Buchanan). 27 Jun 2017 11:05PM …Scottish leader Sturgeon postpones plans for new independence voteThe Straits TimesScotland’s second independence vote to be […]

Russia brands US warning to Syria over chemical weapons "unacceptable" – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Russia brands US warning to Syria over chemical weapons “unacceptable”Channel NewsAsiaRussia denounced a U.S. warning that the Syrian leadership will pay a heavy price for any chemical weapons attack, and dismissed White House assertions that a strike was being prepared as “unacceptable”. Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad visits a …US issues warning to Syria after […]

Poll: Little Global Confidence in President Trump on Foreign Affairs – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Poll: Little Global Confidence in President Trump on Foreign AffairsNBCNews.comWASHINGTON — The reviews from around the globe are in and they show scant confidence outside the United States in President Donald Trump’s ability to do the right thing on international affairs, with fewer than 3 in 10 respondents expressing …Europe’s once-positive worldview of US […]

In Brazil's Latest Presidential Crisis, It's Best To Prepare For The Worst – Forbes

Forbes In Brazil’s Latest Presidential Crisis, It’s Best To Prepare For The WorstForbesIt’s one of life’s meanest lessons: anything can take a turn for the worse at any given time. Brazil’s presidential politics is just that. Just when the frog thinks its crossed the road, here come’s an 18-wheeler. Make that two 18-wheelers. So when […]