UN council condemns N. Korean missile launches – The Straits Times


The Straits Times
UN council condemns N. Korean missile launches
The Straits Times
UNITED NATIONS • The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea for test-firing ballistic missiles and agreed to take “significant measures” in response to the latest series of launches. The 15-member council issued the toughly …
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41 Zika cases in Aljunied Crescent-Sims Drive area: MOH – TODAYonline


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41 Zika cases in Aljunied Crescent-Sims Drive area: MOH
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SINGAPORE — A day after confirming the first locally transmitted case of Zika, the Ministry of Health (MOH) revealed that 40 more patients have been confirmed in the Aljunied Crescent-Sims Drive area, through the tracing of past cases. And more cases
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Germany, Poland and France call for more efforts to end Ukraine crisis – Channel NewsAsia


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Germany, Poland and France call for more efforts to end Ukraine crisis
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The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland agreed on Sunday there should be greater international efforts to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters. Posted 28 Aug 2016 23:00. German …
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China's BYD forecasts up to 91 percent profit rise for first nine months

BEIJING – Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd , backed by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc , on Sunday predicted an up to 91-percent profit increase in the first nine months of the year, as government policies…

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Germany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed

BERLIN – Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade deal being negotiated by the United States and the European Union, had essentially failed.

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Germany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed – TODAYonline


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Germany’s economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed
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Protesters depicting Statue of Liberty and Europa on the bull take part in a demonstration against TTIP free trade agreement ahead of U.S. President Obama’s visit in Hannover, Germany April 23, 2016.. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet.
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Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitors say 35 villagers killed – Channel NewsAsia


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Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitors say 35 villagers killed
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Turkey’s army and its allies thrust deeper into Syria on Sunday, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had killed at least 35 villagers. Posted 28 Aug 2016 19:25
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Police investigate possible IS involvement in Medan church attack – Jakarta Post


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Police investigate possible IS involvement in Medan church attack
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Police investigate possible IS involvement in Medan church attack Police Mobile Brigade personnel guard St. Yosep Catholic Church on Jl. Dr Mansyur in Medan, North Sumatra, on Sunday after a foiled bombing and murder attempt. (Antara Photo/Irsan …

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Germany expects 300000 asylum seekers this year: Official – Channel NewsAsia


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Germany expects 300000 asylum seekers this year: Official
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Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015’s record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said Sunday. Posted 28 Aug 2016 19:19; Updated 28 Aug 2016 19:25.
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Shoddy home renovations may have contributed to Italy quake toll – AsiaOne


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Shoddy home renovations may have contributed to Italy quake toll
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Firefighters in the central Italian village of Amatrice after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the region killing some 281 people. Photo: AFP. AFP Sunday, Aug 28, 2016. Rome – Shoddy, price-cutting renovations, in breach of local building regulations
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