Senate summoned to the White House for North Korea briefing, as China's Xi Jinping urges restraint from Donald Trump – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Senate summoned to the White House for North Korea briefing, as China’s Xi Jinping urges restraint from Donald TrumpTelegraph.co.ukPresident Donald Trump will take the unusual step of summoning all 100 senators to the White House on Wednesday for a briefing on the continued concern over North Korea. The senators will be briefed by Rex […]

How Brigitte met Emmanuel Macron – when she was his (married) teacher – and what the French will make of it – The Independent

The Independent How Brigitte met Emmanuel Macron – when she was his (married) teacher – and what the French will make of itThe IndependentThey walked hand-in-hand into the victory rally, embraced and kissed on stage: Emmanuel Macron, winner of the first round of the French presidential election, and his elegant blonde wife Brigitte. At the […]

Trump pushes wall funding – News24

News24 Trump pushes wall fundingNews24FILE: President Donald Trump pauses during a news conference with Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the White House. (Andrew Harnik, AP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To …Trump’s latest threat is a big problem for Republicans, not DemocratsWashington […]

Malaysia reaches $1.7b deal with Abu Dhabi over 1MDB debt – AsiaOne

AsiaOne Malaysia reaches $1.7b deal with Abu Dhabi over 1MDB debtAsiaOneKUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia has reached agreement to pay Abu Dhabi about US$1.2 billion (S$1.7 billion) to settle debts incurred by its controversial state investment fund 1MDB, it was announced Monday. Half will be paid to the emirate’s sovereign wealth …Malaysia reaches $1.2 bln Abu Dhabi […]

Philippine army says 36 militants killed in three-day clash – The Straits Times

Philippine army says 36 militants killed in three-day clashThe Straits TimesMANILA (REUTERS) – Philippine security forces killed about 36 ISIS-linked militants in a three-day air and ground assault on a southern island, and captured the rebels’ base, an army general said on Monday (April 24). Security forces in the mostly … and more » Powered by […]

Football: Clubs should pump jackpot profits back into sport, say Team LKT – The Straits Times

Football: Clubs should pump jackpot profits back into sport, say Team LKTThe Straits TimesTeam LKT members S. Thavaneson, Lim Kia Tong and Bernard Tan attend a media briefing ahead of FAS election, on April 24, 2017.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE. Published. 1 hour ago. Updated. 12 min ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. and more » Powered […]

Nearly 9000 malware-laden servers, compromised websites found in Singapore-based Interpol operation – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Nearly 9000 malware-laden servers, compromised websites found in Singapore-based Interpol operationChannel NewsAsiaSINGAPORE: A cybersecurity operation has uncovered hundreds of malware-infected websites – including government portals – across Southeast Asia. In a statement on Monday (Apr 24), the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) said that the …More than 9000 malware-infected servers found by Singapore-based Interpol […]

Australian police stop 12-year-old boy on epic car journey – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Australian police stop 12-year-old boy on epic car journeyChannel NewsAsiaA google map screenshot of the car journey that was planned by the 12-year-old boy. (Photo: Google Maps). 24 Apr 2017 04:57PM. Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share on … and more » […]

Sanitary plumbers to require licences under new licensing scheme from April 2018: PUB – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Sanitary plumbers to require licences under new licensing scheme from April 2018: PUBThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – Sanitary plumbers will need to be licensed under PUB’s revised licensing scheme, which will take effect from April 1 next year. The national water agency said in a media release on Monday (April 24) that the […]

German anti-immigrant AfD party picks leaders for election drive – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk German anti-immigrant AfD party picks leaders for election driveTelegraph.co.ukThe populist Alternative for Germany party (AfD) moved further to the extreme Right on Sunday when it named a man widely accused of racism as its candidate for chancellor. The AfD was forced to apologise last year after Alexander Gauland claimed no …Merkel’s populist foes are in […]

Few clues on casualties at site where huge US bomb was dropped in Afghanistan – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Few clues on casualties at site where huge US bomb was dropped in AfghanistanThe Straits TimesACHIN DISTRICT, Afghanistan (REUTERS) – The remote site in eastern Afghanistan where the US military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in combat earlier this month bears signs of the weapon’s power, but little evidence of […]

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance on panel at Tribeca Film Festival in New York – The Straits Times

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance on panel at Tribeca Film Festival in New YorkThe Straits TimesNEW YORK (REUTERS) – Hillary Clinton, who until recently had avoided the spotlight in the wake of her election defeat in November, made a surprise appearance at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday as a panelist to discuss illegal […]

Questions remain over FAS' $500k donation but AFF stays tight-lipped – TODAYonline

Questions remain over FAS’ $500k donation but AFF stays tight-lippedTODAYonlineSINGAPORE – It has been more than a week since it was revealed that local football club Tiong Bahru FC (TBFC) had made an S$500,000 donation to the Asean Football Federation (AFF) – via the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) – for the … and more » Powered […]

UK election: 'Mummy' knows best as Brits back a May poll – The Australian

The Australian UK election: ‘Mummy’ knows best as Brits back a May pollThe AustralianLiam Fox had it all planned out. After cabinet last Tuesday, the British Secretary of State for International Trade was due to chair a ministerial meeting. The first item on the agenda: updating attendees on what Theresa May had to say. The […]

German foreign minister to press Israel for two-state solution – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia German foreign minister to press Israel for two-state solutionChannel NewsAsiaDeep and “unbreakable” ties between Germany and Israel are part of Germany’s national identity and pillars of its foreign policy, but Berlin will continue to press for a two-state solution, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday. German Foreign … and more » Powered by […]

US warship in west Pacific for Japan navy drills – The Straits Times

The Straits Times US warship in west Pacific for Japan navy drillsThe Straits TimesThe US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan in days, US Vice-President Mike Pence said on April 22. PHOTO: AFP/US NAVY. Published. 4 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print.North Korea […]

French presidential poll a bellwether for Europe – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia French presidential poll a bellwether for EuropeChannel NewsAsiaFrench presidential election candidate for the right-wing Les Republicains (LR) party Francois Fillon casts his ballot at a polling station in Paris, on April 23, 2017, during the first round of the Presidential election. (Photo: AFP/Pool/Christophe …The Latest: Turnout is high for French presidential voteYahoo Singapore […]

Top-four finish with Spurs better than La Liga title – Pochettino – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Top-four finish with Spurs better than La Liga title – PochettinoChannel NewsAsiaSealing another top-four finish in the Premier League for Tottenham Hotspur would be more satisfying than winning La Liga with Barcelona, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday. Britain Soccer Football – Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur – Premier …Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur: FA […]