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November 9, 2017 9:45 AM Turkey detains more than 100 Islamic State suspects

ISTANBUL - Turkish police have detained 111 people over suspected links to Islamic State in Ankara and have arrest warrants for a total of 245 suspects in the capital and surrounding province, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Thursday. It said 1,500 police officers were taking part in the operation across Ankara province, raiding 250 addresses 387

November 1, 2017 9:10 PM New York attack suspect said Islamic State would 'endure'

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City by plowing a truck into cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City bike path followed online plans from Islamic State and left a note extolling the militant group, police said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who remained hospitalized after 118

November 1, 2017 6:10 PM New York truck attack suspect followed Islamic State plans

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City by crashing a truck through a crowd on a bike path followed online plans from Islamic State and left a note saying the militant group would "endure forever," police said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who is in hospital after an officer 115

November 1, 2017 12:50 PM Deadly attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said. The suspect, who was shot by police and arrested moments after the rampage on the Lower West Side of Manhattan 114

November 1, 2017 9:41 AM 5 Bangladeshi men arrested in case of woman prostituting daughters in Johor

JOHOR BARU: Malaysian police arrested five male Bangladeshi nationals on Wednesday (Nov 1), to facilitate investigations into the case of two sisters who were allegedly prostituted by their mother. Johor police chief Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said the five men, who are factory workers aged between 28 and 42, were picked up in the vicinity of Senai near Kulai 100

October 31, 2017 9:00 PM ST forum writers seek more space to air views

Forum page serves to reflect views across a range of positions: ST editor Is The Straits Times averse to publishing Forum letters that are critical of the Government or government policies? How are Forum letters selected for publication? Why should people continue to pay for newspaper content? Questions like these dominated a lively question-and-answer 98

October 30, 2017 9:00 PM Kevin Spacey apologises for 'drunken behaviour'

NEW YORK • After years of fierce privacy about his personal life, two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey said on Sunday night he has chosen to live his life as a gay man and also apologised to actor Anthony Rapp for an incident Rapp said occurred in 1986. The rapid cycle of accusation and apology began on Sunday evening, when BuzzFeed published an article 106

October 29, 2017 10:05 AM Turkey detains 143 people over suspected Islamic State links: Anadolu

ISTANBUL - Turkish police detained 143 people over suspected links to Islamic State in anti-terror operations in eight cities over the weekend, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Sunday. Counter-terrorism police detained 49 foreign nationals on Saturday during operations in the capital Ankara, Anadolu said. Some of the detained were believed to be preparing 72

October 27, 2017 1:23 PM China urges US to prevent Taiwan President Tsai from travelling through US territory ahead of Trump visit

BEIJING/TAIPEI (REUTERS) - China urged the United States on Friday (Oct 27) not to allow Taiwan's President to travel through US territory en route to the island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific, a sensitive visit shortly ahead of US President Donald Trump's trip to Beijing. China considers democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province ineligible for state-to-state 31

October 27, 2017 1:23 PM Ahead of Trump trip, China urges US not to allow Taiwan president in

BEIJING/TAIPEI: China urged the United States on Friday not to permit Taiwan's president to travel through U.S. territory en route to the island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific, a sensitive visit shortly ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's trip to Beijing. China considers democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province ineligible for state-to-state 30