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 2018-11-17 19:47 

The Strait Times

US has made no 'final conclusion' on Jamal Khashoggi killing: State Department...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US government has not reached a final conclusion over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, the State Department said on Saturday (Nov 17) following reports that the CIA had held the Saudi Crown Prince responsible.. Read more at straitsti...

 2018-11-17 19:33 

The Strait Times

Football: Sweden beat Turkey to set up Nations League showdown with Russia...

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (REUTERS) - Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist lashed home a penalty to secure a 1-0 away win over Turkey in their UEFA Nations League B, Group 2 clash on Saturday (Nov 17), relegating the Turks and setting up a decisive final game against...

 2018-11-17 19:00 

The Strait Times

Clashes break out after Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt...

ATHENS (REUTERS) - Greek police clashed with young protestors in central Athens on Saturday (Nov 17) after thousands marched to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple the military junta.. Read more at strai...

 2018-11-17 19:00 

Channel NewsAsia

England still striving to improve after World Cup - Southgate...

England manager Gareth Southgate said his side are not resting on their laurels after reaching a first World Cup semi-final since 1990 in July and ......

 2018-11-17 18:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Kagame highlights reform 'urgency' at special AU summit...

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to their continental body ......

 2018-11-17 18:39 

The Strait Times

Darts: Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted noxious smells during their match, media reported on Saturday (Nov 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 18:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Woman's death casts pall over France's 'yellow vest' protests...

Thousands of drivers blocked roads across France on Saturday in a...

 2018-11-17 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

We needed mental reboot, says England coach Jones...

LONDON: Coach Eddie Jones said his team needed a change in attitude to turn around Saturday's test against Japan as England, completely outplayed ......

 2018-11-17 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Central African Republic war crimes suspect 'Rambo' detained...

AMSTERDAM: A war crimes suspect wanted for alleged murder, deportation and torture of Muslims in the Central African Republic has been detained ......

 2018-11-17 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Irish PM pledges to increase top income tax threshold...

Ireland's prime minister on Saturday pledged to remove more workers from paying the highest rate of income tax by increasing the threshold by more ......

 2018-11-17 18:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Badminton: Momota stunned in Hong Kong Open semis...

Top-ranked Kento Momota was sent packing from the Hong Kong Open Saturday after a stunning semi-final loss to South Korean Son Wan-ho....

 2018-11-17 17:56 

The Strait Times

London bridges blocked by environment protest, 70 arrested...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British police said they arrested more than 70 people at an environmental protest on Saturday (Nov 17), after demonstrators blocked five bridges across the River Thames in central London.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Dominant Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom in Finland...

American star Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her first win of the World Cup by cruising to first place in the slalom in Levi, Finland, on Saturday, on a ......

 2018-11-17 17:45 

The Strait Times

Trump calls report that he's questioning Mike Pence's loyalty 'phony'...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Mike Pence said he shared a laugh with Donald Trump about a New York Times report questioning the US vice-president's loyalty to his boss.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:41 

Jakarta Post

Number of missing in California fire soars past 1,000 as Trump set to visit...

The number of people listed as missing in a devastating northern California wildfire soared past 1,000 on Friday as the remains of eight additional victims were found by rescuers....

 2018-11-17 17:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Powerful Kuwaiti IOC member to be tried in Switzerland for forgery...

Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, a former Kuwaiti minister and one of the most powerful officials in international sports, has been charged in ......

 2018-11-17 17:36 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Federer forgives ballboy bungle after ATP Finals defeat...

LONDON (AFP) - Roger Federer said he hoped a ballboy who dropped a ball during the climax of his ATP Finals last-four defeat against Alexander Zverev would not have a sleepless night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:31 

Jakarta Post

Two Indonesian mixed pairs closer to BWF world junior title...

Indonesia's Leo Rolly Carnando and Indah Cahya Sari Jamil, as well as Rehan Naufal Kusharjanto and Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti, made it to the BWF World Junior Championships badminton tournament on Friday....

 2018-11-17 17:29 

The Strait Times

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu says early election must be avoided...

JERUSALEM (REUTERS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday (Nov 17) he wanted his government to fulfil its term, putting the onus of triggering an expected early election on to a coalition partner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump says troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'...

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his controversial deployment of thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border, confirming they would ......

 2018-11-17 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he wanted his government to fulfil its term, putting the onus of triggering an expected ......

 2018-11-17 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Motorcycling: Champion Marquez bounces back from painful qualifying crash...

Marc Marquez, already assured of the MotoGP title, battled bravely to the fifth fastest time in Valencia as two other Spaniards claimed the first ......

 2018-11-17 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Motorcycling: Marquez defies injury to qualify fifth for Valencia MotoGP...

Marc Marquez, already assured of the MotoGP title, battled bravely to the fifth fastest time in Valencia as two other Spaniards claimed the first ......

 2018-11-17 17:07 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base...

The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China's influence in the Pacific....

 2018-11-17 17:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Second-half surge seals England's 35-15 over Japan...

England overcame a disastrous first half when their experimental side trailed an effervescent Japan 15-10 to turn on the power after the break ......

 2018-11-17 17:06 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

GALLERY: UAAP Season 81 cheerdance competition...

In another showcase of talent, hardwork and creativity, National U Pep Squad rose back to the top to win the UAAP Season 81 cheerdance competition on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.It was also a year of resurgence for Far Eastern U Cheering Squad, which r...

 2018-11-17 17:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: 'Papa, you are free now among the stars where you belong' — Jehan Miskin's heartfelt post on late father...
 2018-11-17 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Figure skating: Two-time Olympic champion Hanyu survives fall to win in Moscow...

Japan's two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu overcame an injury to his right ankle to win the men's title at the Rostelecom Cup on Saturday....

 2018-11-17 16:55 

Philippine Star

Duque hits back at 'lying' Dengvaxia critics...

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has cried foul over the "lies and falsehood" that are continuously being circulated by critics of Dengvaxia vaccine, saying he was the one who ordered the program stopped. by Sheila Crisostomo...

 2018-11-17 16:55 

Philippine Star

Truckers assure Estrada: No traffic paralysis during 'holiday'...

Customs brokers and truckers have assured Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada that they would not paralyze traffic during their six-day "truck holiday," which starts tomorrow. by Jose Rodel Clapano...

 2018-11-17 16:55 

Philippine Star

Loyalists denounce persecution of Marcoses...

Supporters of former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos denounced yesterday what they called "political persecution" of the Marcos family by communist front organizations. by Jose Rodel Clapano...

 2018-11-17 16:54 

Philippine Star

Duterte wants son, chief critic in Congress showdown...

President Duterte said his son Paolo might get back at Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV if he becomes congressman of Davao City. by Alexis Romero...

 2018-11-17 16:54 

Philippine Star

Duterte slams critics who demonize him, denies ordering narco-pols' murder...

President Rodrigo Duterte hit back at critics who demonize him for launching a brutal war on illegal drugs. by Alexis Romero...

 2018-11-17 16:54 

Philippine Star

Fuel prices slashed further...

Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. has reduced its fuel prices by more than P1, ahead of other oil companies. by Danessa Rivera...

 2018-11-17 16:53 

The Strait Times

Trump says troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday (Nov 17) defended his controversial deployment of thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border, confirming they would remain in place...

 2018-11-17 16:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Serbia eye Nations League promotion after beating Montenegro...

Serbia closed in on promotion to the Nations League second tier after a 2-1 home win over neighbours Montenegro on Saturday left them top of Group ......

 2018-11-17 16:49 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Despite dropping to bronze, Adamson Pep squad vows 'this isn't the end for us'...

Adamson University's time in the exclusive throne room of the UAAP Cheerdance Competition has come to pass in just under a year.After surprising everyone for the Season 80 title, the Adamson Pep Squad settled for the bronze in Season 81 but head coach...

 2018-11-17 16:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Unlimited support from patrons propels NU Pep Squad back to top...

National University had won the UAAP Cheerdance Competition title for four straight years from 2013 to 2016 that when the title suddenly disappeared from its grasp in 2017, it bore a hole that took a year to be filled back.But in just a year, NU Pep Squad...

 2018-11-17 16:41 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

HBO goes the foreign language route with 'My Brilliant Friend'...

HBO is at the forefront of the "peak TV" revolution -- from "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld," the US premium cable network has produced high-quality content for two decades....

 2018-11-17 16:38 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Two migrants dead, eight missing off Sardinia...

The bodies of two migrants have been recovered off the coast of Italy's Sardinia, with eight others reportedly missing, emergency services said on Saturday....

 2018-11-17 16:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Swimming: Schooling breaks national records as Singapore clinch 2 medals at FINA World Cup...

Joseph Schooling broke two national records as Singapore won two medals at the FINA Swimming World Cup on Saturday (Nov 17)....

 2018-11-17 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Maldives' new president warns state coffers 'looted' after China-led boom...

The new president of the Maldives took office on Saturday, declaring the state coffers to have been looted and warned that the country was in ......

 2018-11-17 16:19 

Borneo Bulletin

Sultan attends gala dinner in Papua New Guinea...

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, attended a gala dinner hosted by Prime Minister of Papua Ne...

 2018-11-17 16:18 

Borneo Bulletin

Maulud procession route shortened this year...

Muslims throughout the country will mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in two days' time this Tuesday, November 20 (corresponding to 12th of Rabiulawal in the Islamic calendar). More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:17 

Borneo Bulletin

Palu residents struggling months after earthquake, tsunami...

PALU (Sulawesi, Indonesia) (Bernama) It's been almost two months since the earthquake and tsunami struck the city of Palu but the victims of the disaster are still struggling to get their lives back on track. More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:16 

Borneo Bulletin

1MDB probe to be completed in another month or two: Police...

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama) The investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) case is expected to be fully completed in another month or two, Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said. More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Zverev stuns Federer to reach ATP Finals title match...

Roger Federer will end the year tantalisingly short of his 100th career title after the king of men's tennis was forced to bow to young prince ......

 2018-11-17 16:15 

Borneo Bulletin

Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after disappearance...

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago was located in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, said the navy, crushing the last hopes for relatives of the 44 crew. More details in the Sunday Bulletin...

 2018-11-17 16:14 

Borneo Bulletin

Abe ends Australia trip with tribute to fallen Japanese submariners...

SEOUL (AFP) North Korea said on Friday it had expelled a US citizen who tried to enter illegally, an unusually swift resolution of a case that could have further complicated reconciliation moves between the two countries. More details in the Sunday Bullet...

 2018-11-17 16:13 

Borneo Bulletin

German chancellor visits scene of far-right protest...

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a city that was shaken by violent, far-right protests three months ago and appealed on Friday to Germans not to cross a line when venting anger about issues such as immigration. More details ...

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