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October 26, 2017 4:17 AM Thai King Bhumibol, late father of a divided nation

BANGKOK: Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the revered "father of the nation" whose reign spanned seven politically turbulent decades, shielded by harsh defamation laws and an intense personality cult. The world's longest-serving royal sovereign until his death last year at the age of 88, Bhumibol rebuilt a near-extinct monarchy into one of the wealthiest 16

October 23, 2017 12:39 AM Gunman arrested, hostages freed at British bowling alley

NUNEATON - British police arrested a gunman on Sunday (Oct 22) and freed two hostages after a near five-hour stand-off at a bowling alley. The arrest at Bermuda Park leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, came after police evacuated the area on being alerted to the gunman at around 2.30pm (9.30pm Singapore time). "We are pleased that we were able to bring 25

October 9, 2017 9:00 PM At least 12 dead as Rohingya refugee boat capsizes

Myanmar state media says more Muslims preparing to cross border into Bangladesh COX'S BAZAR • A boat taking Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh capsized and at least 12 people, most of them children, drowned, police said yesterday, the latest victims of violence in Myanmar that has forced more than half a million people to flee. The boat sank near Shah Porir 15

October 9, 2017 4:47 PM New wave of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Several thousand Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar surged into Bangladesh on Monday (Oct 9), officials said, with reports of children dying from hunger, exhaustion and fever among the latest wave of refugees. The influx crossing from Rakhine state - estimated by the UN to have reached 519,000 in total over the past six weeks 11

October 9, 2017 9:06 AM Rohingya refugee boat capsizes on way to Bangladesh,12 dead

A boat carrying Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh capsized and at least 12 people, most of them children, drowned, police said on Monday, the latest victims of violence in Myanmar that has forced more than half a million people to flee. The boat sank near Shah Porir Dwip, on the southern tip of Bangladesh, late on Sunday with up to 35 people on board 28

October 2, 2017 2:32 AM Celebrities share awkward teenage photos to raise funds for Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Celebrities in the United States and Britain are sharing awkward teenage photos of themselves for a good cause - raise funds for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. American talk show host Stephen Colbert kicked off the campaign, called #PuberMe, on his show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last week, by sharing a photo of himself when he was going 74

October 1, 2017 12:33 PM The Latest: Spain actions ‘proportional’ in Catalonia

Spanish deputy prime minister says Spanish police have intervened with “firmness and proportionality” against the Catalan vote on secession. Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said Sunday Spanish authorities acted in a professional and proportional way, and that they weren’t going after voters, but referendum material. She accused the Catalan government that is trying 8

September 28, 2017 10:20 PM US envoy to UN demands Myanmar prosecutions, weapons curbs, over Rohingya

UNITED NATIONS/YANGON: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday called on countries to suspend providing weapons to Myanmar over violence against Rohingya Muslims until the military puts sufficient accountability measures in place. It was the first time the United States called for punishment of military leaders behind the repression 10

September 21, 2017 9:25 PM Istanbul's Ataturk airport reopens after jet crash, Turkish Airlines CEO says

ANKARA - Istanbul's main Ataturk airport was reopened to traffic on Thursday after a private jet crashed on the runway, causing authorities to suspend flights, the head of Turkish Airlines said on Twitter. The jet, registered as TC-KON, crashed after reporting a malfunction as it was taking off, the state-run news agency Anadolu said. The flight was heading 9

September 19, 2017 2:14 AM A President next door, but neighbours say it’s no fuss at all

SINGAPORE — Since their neighbour Madam Halimah Yacob became President last week, residents at a Yishun Avenue 4 public housing block have noticed more policemen on patrol, including at the void deck and lift lobby on the floor where Mdm Halimah stays. Specially-marked car park lots reserved for police vehicles have also been painted, and an awning erected 15