India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan, raising risk of escalation – Channel NewsAsia


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India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan, raising risk of escalation
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Indian officials said elite troops crossed into Pakistan-ruled Kashmir on Thursday and killed suspected militants preparing to infiltrate and carry out attacks on major cities, in a surprise raid that raised tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals
Nawaz Sharif may have implicated Pakistan as terrorist state with praise for militant from UN pulpitTimes of India
India Blasts ‘Terrorist’ Bases Inside PakistanNewsweek
India says it has struck militants across Kashmir frontierDaily Mail
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Israel security tight as world leaders gather for Shimon Peres funeral – The Straits Times


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Israel security tight as world leaders gather for Shimon Peres funeral
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JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israeli security forces were on high alert with world leaders set to gather for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres on Friday (Sept 30), deploying thousands of officers and closing off key roads. US President Barack Obama
Shimon Peres, Sarah Silverman and Israel’s quest for solar energyJerusalem Post Israel News
Shimon Peres: Last surviving member of Israel’s founding generationIrish Times
Shimon Peres remembered as a visionary who worked tirelessly for IsraelCBC.ca
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Majority of SMRT shareholders vote in favour of rail asset sale, Temasek buyout

Another vote – to accept Temasek’s offer to buy back shares at S$1.68 a share – is under way, following reports from shareholders at the venue that voting was delayed due to technical glitches. 

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Key US senator tried to find compromise on Saudi Sept. 11 bill – Channel NewsAsia


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Key US senator tried to find compromise on Saudi Sept. 11 bill
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The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Thursday he had tried to find a compromise before Congress’ rare override of a presidential veto of a bill that allows relatives of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Posted 29 Sep
Congress just took a rare bipartisan act, and the White House isn’t happy about itVox
President Obama says he ‘didn’t expect’ Congress to override his veto on Saudi Arabia billBusiness Insider
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US teen's family decries 'senseless' shooting as police seek clues – The Straits Times


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US teen’s family decries ‘senseless’ shooting as police seek clues
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CHARLESTON, South Carolina (REUTERS) – The family of a 14-year-old South Carolina boy accused of killing his father and wounding two elementary school students and a teacher lamented his actions on Thursday (Sept 29) but gave no clues about a …
The Latest: Thousands raised to help school shooting victimDaily Mail
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US drugmaker AbbVie opens S$400m manufacturing facility in Tuas

The new facility, the US pharmaceutical company’s first in Asia, is expected to hire more than 250 employees. 

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Samsung Battles Trust Concerns in Key Market of China – Wall Street Journal


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Samsung Battles Trust Concerns in Key Market of China
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Samsung Electronics Co. SSNHZ 0.00 % sought to reassure consumers in China that its phones are safe in the country, as surveys suggested that confidence was taking a hit in a critical market for the smartphone giant. Chinese consumers have been
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 price, specs, features: 90% of Note 7 owners opt for exchanges over refundsIT PRO
Samsung to resume S Korea sales of new Note 7 phonesChannel NewsAsia
Samsung battery bust shows pressure of innovationUSA TODAY
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New Jersey train crash kills three, injures more than 100 – media, officials – Channel NewsAsia


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New Jersey train crash kills three, injures more than 100 – media, officials
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Three people were killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train derailed and ploughed through Hoboken station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, U.S. media and a transit official said. Posted 29 Sep 2016 …
Transit train crashes at NJ station, injuring 100USA TODAY
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GSA and GIC acquire portfolio of 7150 UK student beds from Oaktree – The Straits Times


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GSA and GIC acquire portfolio of 7150 UK student beds from Oaktree
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SINGAPORE – Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and student accommodation developer GSA have acquired a 7,150-bed United Kingdom (UK) student accommodation portfolio from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management. The transaction is the …
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund snaps up £700m of UK student digsTelegraph.co.uk
GSA and GIC purchase huge student housing portfolioProperty Week

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Philippines boxing icon Pacquiao used drugs as a teen but backs Duterte – Channel NewsAsia


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Philippines boxing icon Pacquiao used drugs as a teen but backs Duterte
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Philippines boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao says he took all kinds of drugs as a teenager but fully supports President Rodrigo Duterte, whose vicious anti-drugs campaign has led to the killing of more than 3,000 people, mostly users and pushers, …
Asia Pacific|Duterte, Philippine President, Raises Doubts About Military Alliance With USNew York Times
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