Duterte's 'top guns' off to solicit infrastructure support from Tokyo – Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian Review Duterte’s ‘top guns’ off to solicit infrastructure support from TokyoNikkei Asian ReviewMANILA — As the government of President Rodrigo Duterte looks to Japan for investment after firming up deals with China, a high-level Philippine delegation is due in Tokyo on March 27 and 28 to pitch infrastructure projects. Finance Sec. Carlos …[Newspoint] […]

Putin tells Le Pen Russia has no plans to meddle in French election – The Guardian

The Guardian Putin tells Le Pen Russia has no plans to meddle in French electionThe GuardianVladimir Putin has received Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin in a surprise move likely to reignite fears in Europe about Russian support for the European far right. Putin told Le Pen Russia had no intention of meddling in the […]

What you need to know about the Hong Kong Chief Executive Election – The Straits Times

CNN What you need to know about the Hong Kong Chief Executive ElectionThe Straits TimesOn Sunday (Mar 26), a 1,194-member election committee will be tasked to pick Hong Kong’s fourth chief executive. The election will be the first since the 2014 Occupy protests that pushed for a “one man, one vote” system to pick the […]

London attack: 'Significant' arrests made – TODAYonline

Financial Times London attack: ‘Significant’ arrests madeTODAYonlineLONDON — British police said on Friday (March 24) they had made two further “significant” arrests over Wednesday’s terror attack outside Parliament, as the authorities combed through a large amount of evidence seized in searches across the country to …Westminster attack: 2 more arrested overnightChannel NewsAsiaWestminster attack: picture emerges of […]

Antwerp driver charged with attempted 'terrorist' murder – Rappler

Rappler Antwerp driver charged with attempted ‘terrorist’ murderRapplerThe 39-year-old Tunisian, identified as Mohamed R. is charged with ‘an attempt to murder in a terrorist manner, an attempt to hit and wound in a terrorist manner and arms infractions,’ the federal prosecutor’s office says. By Agence France-Presse …Man held for driving car at crowd in Belgium’s […]

Mubarak, Egypt's toppled Pharaoh, is free after final charges dropped – TODAYonline

Newsweek Mubarak, Egypt’s toppled Pharaoh, is free after final charges droppedTODAYonlineCAIRO – Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention, his lawyer said. The 88-year-old was cleared of …Key facts […]

Republicans scramble for healthcare Bill votes after Donald Trump's ultimatum – The Straits Times

CNN Republicans scramble for healthcare Bill votes after Donald Trump’s ultimatumThe Straits TimesWASHINGTON (REUTERS) – US Republican lawmakers struggling to overcome differences over new healthcare legislation confronted a stark choice after President Donald Trump delivered an ultimatum: pass the Bill on Friday (March 24) or keep …Trump and GOP leaders scramble to push Obamacare repeal bill […]

Conservative news crack-up? Things just got real for some partisan personalities – MyStatesman.com

MyStatesman.com Conservative news crack-up? Things just got real for some partisan personalitiesMyStatesman.comEvan Vucci/AP In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, Judge Andrew Napolitano waits for an elevator in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Fox News Channel has pulled legal analyst Napolitano from the air after disavowing his on-air claim that British … and […]

Fax-Wielding Witness Tries to Link Japan's Prime Minister to Scandal – New York Times

New York Times Fax-Wielding Witness Tries to Link Japan’s Prime Minister to ScandalNew York TimesYasunori Kagoike, administrator of Moritomo Gakuen, testified before Parliament in Tokyo on Thursday. Credit Issei Kato/Reuters. TOKYO — He said he had in his hand a fax. It was not quite Joseph McCarthy and his list, but in the most dramatic […]

Low-tech London attack is 'new norm', experts say – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Low-tech London attack is ‘new norm’, experts sayChannel NewsAsiaA man with a car, a knife and murderous intent – the London attack shows the “new norm” of low-tech terror, experts say. Posted 23 Mar 2017 23:41. Britain’s police acted swiftly and well, analysts say. (Photo: AFP/Adrian Dennis). Enlarge; Caption …‘Stay united’: Singapore ministers […]