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 2017-02-26 20:47 

Philippine Star

Syrian warplanes pound rebel-held area in central city... +

BEIRUT Government warplanes pounded a rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs on yesterday, killing at least three and wounding dozens, Syrian...

 2017-02-26 20:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Fillon criticises French government over campaign violence... +

Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events....

 2017-02-26 20:20 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

New petition to be filed against seven absent NLA members... +

Another petition will be filed against seven legislators who were allegedly absent from casting votes in law-deliberation meetings....

 2017-02-26 20:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Wolfsburg sack coach Ismael after Bremen loss... +

VfL Wolfsburg sacked coach Valerien Ismael on Sunday, two days after a 2-1 home loss to fellow Bundesliga strugglers Werder Bremen left them two points above the relegation playoff spot....

 2017-02-26 20:14 

Bangkok Post

Spurs thrash Stoke, but still lack respect... +

LONDON - Harry Kane scored a first-half hat trick as Tottenham thrashed Stoke 4-0 Sunday to deliver a record-equalling eighth straight Premier League victory at home....

 2017-02-26 20:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Cycling: Costa wins Tour of Abu Dhabi race... +

Rui Costa avoided any late mishaps to win the Tour of Abu Dhabi after Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed Sunday's fourth stage under rain and floodlights at the Yas Marina Formula One circuit....

 2017-02-26 20:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Tsonga stays on hot streak to win title in Marseille... +

France's Jo-Wilfred Tsonga won his second title in succession by comfortably beating compatriot Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-4 in the Marseille Open final on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 20:01 

The Strait Times

Levy water-based tax on private pools... +

I agree that Singapore needs to conserve water. It may be appropriate for the authorities to consider imposing an additional yearly luxury levy on all private swimming and wading pools, based on the cubic capacity of such pools.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2017-02-26 20:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Slowing sales, strong dollar could hit Harley stock: Barron's... +

Slowing sales could cause shares of Harley-Davidson Inc. to decline after being on the rise for much of the past 12 months, according to a Barron's cover story dated Feb. 27....

 2017-02-26 20:00 

The Strait Times

Fun with Mathematics: Question 3... +

Can you solve this week's question?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-26 20:00 

The Strait Times

Give grace period to exit public pool... +

Many parents take their children to public pools for swimming classes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-26 19:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Part premiere, part Trump protest, Londoners gather for Oscar movie... +

Thousands of people braved London's winter drizzle on Sunday for a screening of the Oscar-nominated movie that has become a rallying point for opponents of U.S. President Donald Trumps immigration policy....

 2017-02-26 19:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations... +

Treason charges brought in December against two Russian state security officers and a cyber-security expert in Moscow relate to allegations made by a Russian businessman seven years ago, according to the businessman and a source connected with the investi...

 2017-02-26 19:45 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

NCPO order targeting Dhammakaya Temple needed: PM... +

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha stressed that the order by the National Council for Peace and Order to control the situation at Dhammakaya Temple and its surrounding areas is essential to perform tasks beyond the power of ordinary laws....

 2017-02-26 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Democrats must overhaul party, attack big business, Sanders says... +

Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for more aggressive efforts to court working-class voters and fight big businesses from Wall Street to the pharmaceutical sector....

 2017-02-26 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Motor racing: Toro Rosso aiming for best-ever fifth... +

Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso looked forward to a new engine partnership with Renault on Sunday while setting themselves up as rivals to the French carmaker's own works Formula One team on the track....

 2017-02-26 19:38 

The Strait Times

London film screening backs Oscar boycott director Ashgar Farhadi... +

LONDON (AFP) - Thousands of film fans gathered in London's Trafalgar Square Sunday for a screening of The Salesman by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who is boycotting the Oscars over US President Donald Trump's policies.. Read more at straitstim...

 2017-02-26 19:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to survive... +

Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the river Nile....

 2017-02-26 19:33 

Bangkok Post

Manila drug suspects saw through jail bars... +

MANILA - Thirteen people facing drug charges escaped from a police detention facility in the Philippines on Sunday after sawing through iron bars, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said....

 2017-02-26 19:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby: England keep Grand Slam dream alive after Italy scare... +

England kept their hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams alive with a 36-15 victory over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday but only after being given a massive scare by the game Azzurri....

 2017-02-26 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

United's Ibrahimovic strikes twice to win League Cup... +

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice including a late headed winner as they edged Southampton 3-2 in an absorbing League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 19:21 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Not quite 1996 but still a great start to new S.League season... +

SINGAPORE - In 1996, close to 30,000 spectators thronged the old National Stadium to watch Fandi Ahmad's Geylang United take on V Sundramoorthy's Woodlands Wellington in the final match of the Tiger Beer series of the inaugural season of the S.League. It ...

 2017-02-26 19:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Ibrahimovic's double downs Saints in League Cup final... +

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sealed the first major silverware of Jose Mourinho's Manchester United reign and broke Southampton's hearts as the Swedish star's late goal clinched a dramatic 3-2 victory in Sunday's League Cup final....

 2017-02-26 19:15 

Channel NewsAsia

World number two Jason Day out of WGC-Mexico Championship... +

World number two Jason Day has pulled out of next week's World Golf Championships (WGC) event in Mexico City due to illness, the Australian announced on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 19:13 

The Strait Times

Football: Zlatan Ibrahimovic double downs Saints as Manchester United take League Cup... +

LONDON (AFP) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic sealed the first major silverware of Jose Mourinho's Manchester United reign and broke Southampton's hearts as the Swedish star's late goal clinched a dramatic 3-2 victory in Sunday's League Cup final.. Re...

 2017-02-26 19:10 

Philippine Star

Myanmar's Suu Kyi eulogizes slain legal adviser... +

YANGON Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on yesterday broke a month-long silence to describe the assassination of one of her top legal advisers as a great lo...

 2017-02-26 19:03 

Bangkok Post

Ibrahimovic double wins League Cup for Man United... +

LONDON - Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header to win the League Cup for Manchester United on Sunday, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton after a two-goal lead was thrown away by Jose Mourinho's side....

 2017-02-26 18:57 

The Strait Times

Samsung launches new tablets in flagship phone hiatus... +

BARCELONA (REUTERS) - Samsung Electronics launched two new tablets on Sunday, marking its first major announcement since being forced to withdraw the flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after some of the devices caught fire.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-26 18:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Algeria's Sonatrach in talks to begin offshore drilling - source... +

Algeria's Sonatrach wants to start offshore oil drilling and has begun discussions with U.S. operators Exxon Mobil Corp and Anadarko as well as Italy's Eni , a source at the state energy company told Reuters on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 18:49 

Jakarta Post

House prepares for King Salman's visit... +

The House of Representatives is working to ensure that everything is well-organized for the visit of King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudia Arabia....

 2017-02-26 18:47 

Malay Mail Online

Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed... +

MOSCOW, Feb 26 Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow today in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, two years after he was shot dead near the Kremlin.The assassination of the former deputy prime minister on...

 2017-02-26 18:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Ibrahimovic's double downs Saints in Wembley thriller... +

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sealed the first major silverware of Jose Mourinho's Manchester United reign and broke Southampton's hearts as the Swedish star's late goal clinched a dramatic 3-2 victory in Sunday's League Cup final....

 2017-02-26 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Late Rudy goal earns Hoffenheim 1-1 draw at Schalke... +

Sebastian Rudy nodded in a 79th-minute equaliser on Sunday as Hoffenheim rescued a 1-1 draw at Schalke 04, a result that serves neither team in their quest for a European spot....

 2017-02-26 18:41 

Malay Mail Online

Silicone rubber robots could vastly improve mobility for the infirm, say researchers (VIDEO)... +

BERN, Feb 26 Flexible, soft robots containing muscle-like actuators could revolutionise rehabilitation for the infirm, say researchers at Switzerlands EPFL. Jim Drury reports.These robotic muscle-like actuators could replace metal joints...

 2017-02-26 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Portugal's Costa wins Abu Dhabi Tour... +

Portugal's Rui Costa held on safely to win the Abu Dhabi Tour on Sunday as Caleb Ewan took the final stage in a sprint finish....

 2017-02-26 18:38 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Despite occasional differences, Singapore and China both seek peaceful regional environment: DPM Teo... +

SINGAPORE - Despite having occasional differences, Singapore and China are united in their quest for a peaceful and prosperous regional environment, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean. In an interview with official Xinhua news agency published on......

 2017-02-26 18:37 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ginebra ties series... +

LUCENA CITY---Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone was adamant that the lopsided loss in Game 1 will not define the series for his Gin Kings. Two nights later, he got his response and more from his proud and resilient squad. The Gin Kings took San Miguel's b...

 2017-02-26 18:36 

The Strait Times

Rugby: England Grand Slam dream alive after Italy scare... +

TWICKENHAM (AFP) - England kept their hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams alive with a 36-15 victory over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday but only after being given a massive scare by the Azzurri.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-26 18:34 

Philippine Star

Egyptian Christians fearing terror flee Sinai for 4th day... +

ISMAILIA Egyptian Christians fearing attacks by Islamic State group militants fled the volatile northern part of the Sinai Peninsula for a fourth day on ye...

 2017-02-26 18:33 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Kim suffered painful death within 20 minutes of attack: minister... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Kim Jong-Nam was dead within 20 minutes of being attacked and would have suffered a "very painful death" as his major organs shut down, Malaysia's health minister said Sunday....

 2017-02-26 18:33 

Malay Mail Online

Stargazers applaud as moon eclipses sun... +

SARMIENTO, Feb 26 Stargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness today when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular ring of fire eclipse.Astronomers and enthusiasts in Argentina were among the first to see the...

 2017-02-26 18:32 

Malay Mail Online

Chinas Silicon Valley (VIDEO)... +

SHENZHEN, Feb 26 Thirty years ago, Shenzhen was just a sleepy fishing village. But now the southern Chinese city bordering Hong Kong has become a metropolis with 11 million people.It is home to some of Chinas most successful tech...

 2017-02-26 18:31 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Park officials criticised over bears fatal fall from helicopter... +

A wildlife activist Sunday strongly criticised Khao Yai National Park officials for allowing a rescued Asian black bear to fall to its death from a helicopter during an operation to return it to nature....

 2017-02-26 18:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

The Shack: Novel about family loss and faith now a movie... +

After suffering a family tragedy that cost that life of his daughter, a grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack." Directed by Stuart Hazeldine, "The Shack" takes us on a father's transformativ...

 2017-02-26 18:30 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see... +

SAN FRANCISCO - Mr Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight. Suddenly, Mr Regan could read a newspaper while.....

 2017-02-26 18:28 

Malay Mail Online

Spurs hat-trick hero Kane guns down Stoke... +

LONDON, Feb 26 England striker Harry Kane scored a first-half hat-trick in 23 minutes as Tottenham Hotspur overwhelmed Stoke City 4-0 today.Tottenham...

 2017-02-26 18:28 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Farmers worldwide urged to embrace innovation... +

Europes oldest farm exhibition has called on farmers worldwide to embrace inventiveness over the next decade, with the goal of delivering innovations and new economic models....

 2017-02-26 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Stargazers applaud as moon eclipses sun... +

Astronomers and enthusiasts in Argentina were among the first to see the so-called annular eclipse as it crossed South America shortly after 1200 GMT, on course for Africa....

 2017-02-26 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump budget plan will not cut Social Security, Medicare: Mnuchin... +

U.S. President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will spare big social welfare programs such as Social Security and Medicare from any cuts, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview broadcast on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 18:22 

Bangkok Post

Philippine terrorists threaten to behead German... +

MANILA - Philippine troops will not get distracted by a threat from Abu Sayyaf militants to behead a German hostage if a ransom was not paid by Sunday and will press assaults to crush the brutal group, military officials said....

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