Three Lanes to the Finish of the Republican Race – The Atlantic

The Atlantic Three Lanes to the Finish of the Republican RaceThe AtlanticMANCHESTER, New Hampshire—The Republican presidential race was in the process of consolidating when it hit a jarring speed bump in a debate on Saturday night. After last week’s Iowa caucus, a growing number of Republican strategists had expressed …Rubio stumbles with help from Republican governors […]

Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdomChannel News AsiaSaudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom’s internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh’s main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest. Posted 07 […]

Rescuers race to save over 120 buried after Taiwan quake – AsiaOne

AsiaOne Rescuers race to save over 120 buried after Taiwan quakeAsiaOneTainan, Taiwan – Rescuers raced Sunday to free more than 120 people buried under the rubble of an apartment complex felled by an earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 29 confirmed dead, as an investigation began into the collapse. The death toll rose …Taiwan quake death […]

'Spare no effort' to resolve Syrian crisis, says pope – The Straits Times

The Straits Times ‘Spare no effort’ to resolve Syrian crisis, says popeThe Straits TimesVATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Francis on Sunday urged the world community to make every effort to revive the Syrian peace talks and appealed for unstinting generosity for civilians fleeing the conflict. “I appeal to the international community to spare no …Help […]

Video shows airport workers with laptop used in Somalia in-flight jet blast – CNN

Toronto Star Video shows airport workers with laptop used in Somalia in-flight jet blastCNN(CNN) Somali intelligence officials have released a video showing two airport workers handling a laptop believed to have contained a bomb that later exploded in a passenger plane. In the video made public Sunday, one airport worker takes the laptop and …Bomb blew […]

Exclusive: Zika virus discourages many Americans from Latin America travel -poll – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Exclusive: Zika virus discourages many Americans from Latin America travel -pollChannel News AsiaThe rapidly spreading Zika virus is discouraging many Americans from traveling to Latin America and the Caribbean, with 41 percent of those aware of the disease saying they are less likely to take such a trip, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. […]

Turkey delivers aid across border as Syrian forces step up Aleppo assault – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Turkey delivers aid across border as Syrian forces step up Aleppo assaultChannel News AsiaAid trucks and ambulances entered Syria from Turkey on Sunday to deliver food and supplies to tens of thousands of people fleeing an escalating government assault on Aleppo, as air strikes targeted villages on the road north to the […]

North Korea launches rocket it says is carrying satellite – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia North Korea launches rocket it says is carrying satelliteChannel News AsiaNorth Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test.5 […]

Anti-Islam marches hit Europe – iAfrica.com

The Nation Anti-Islam marches hit EuropeiAfrica.comA march by Germany’s anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a string of other European cities. In Prague, around 5000 people turned out for a …Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in AmsterdamAkron Beacon […]

S'pore 1MDB probe: Banker Yak Yew Chee earned $27m in 5 years – AsiaOne

AsiaOne S’pore 1MDB probe: Banker Yak Yew Chee earned $27m in 5 yearsAsiaOneSINGAPORE – Court papers have revealed that private banker Yak Yew Chee claimed he earned more than $27 million in salary and bonuses from Swiss bank BSI from 2011 to 2015. His base annual pay rose from $500,000 in 2011, to $600,000 the …Funds […]