India's surgical strikes across LoC unlikely to bring Pakistan-backed terrorism to cohesive end – Firstpost

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Hindustan Times India’s surgical strikes across LoC unlikely to bring Pakistan-backed terrorism to cohesive endFirstpostWhere do we go from here? The surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) is a remarkable, though not unique, achievement for the Army (there have been many cross-LoC/IB operations in the past, though without the present publicity), but it […]

Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over 'barbarous' strikes – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over ‘barbarous’ strikesChannel NewsAsiaRussia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy. Posted 30 Sep […]

Shimon Peres funeral: World leaders bid farewell to 20th-century 'giant' – The Straits Times

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The Straits Times Shimon Peres funeral: World leaders bid farewell to 20th-century ‘giant’The Straits TimesPeres at his funeral in Jerusalem Friday (Sept 30), with US President Barack Obama hailing him as a giant of the 20th century. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was among the mourners at the city’s Mount Herzl national cemetery and was seated […]

Rosetta crash-lands on comet, ending 12 year space mission – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Rosetta crash-lands on comet, ending 12 year space missionChannel NewsAsia“I can confirm the full success of the descent of Rosetta,” Mission Manager Patrick Martin announced to wild cheering in the control centre, based in Darmstadt near Frankfurt in Western Germany. Posted 30 Sep 2016 20:02; Updated 30 Sep 2016 20:10.Europe’s comet probe Rosetta […]

Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast AsiaChannel NewsAsiaThailand reported on Friday the first confirmed cases in Southeast Asia of microcephaly linked to mosquito-borne Zika, as the World Health Organization urged action against the virus across the region. Posted 30 Sep 2016 14:00; Updated 30 Sep 2016 18:50.CDC Sounds Alarm on Travel to […]

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users – The Canberra Times

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The Indian Express Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug usersThe Canberra TimesManila: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has likened himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in the latest of a series of rash outbursts that are alarming his country’s allies in Asia, including the United States. In a […]

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

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Channel NewsAsia India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan, raising risk of escalationChannel NewsAsiaIndian 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 […]

Israel security tight as world leaders gather for Shimon Peres funeral – The Straits Times

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Wall Street Journal Israel security tight as world leaders gather for Shimon Peres funeralThe Straits TimesJERUSALEM (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 […]

Philippines businessmen to accompany Duterte to China – sources – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Philippines businessmen to accompany Duterte to China – sourcesChannel NewsAsiaPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte will visit China from Oct. 19-21 accompanied by a business delegation, business and diplomatic sources said on Thursday, signalling his intent to set sovereignty squabbles aside and forge a stronger commercial …Asia Pacific|Duterte, Philippine President, Raises Doubts About Military Alliance With […]

US teen's family decries 'senseless' shooting as police seek clues – The Straits Times

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Los Angeles Times US teen’s family decries ‘senseless’ shooting as police seek cluesThe Straits TimesCHARLESTON, 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: […]

GSA and GIC acquire portfolio of 7150 UK student beds from Oaktree – The Straits Times

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The Straits Times GSA and GIC acquire portfolio of 7150 UK student beds from OaktreeThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – 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 …GIC, GSA acquire portfolio of 7150 UK […]

BlackBerry exits smartphone design with outsourcing plan; shares rise – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia BlackBerry exits smartphone design with outsourcing plan; shares riseChannel NewsAsiaBlackBerry Ltd will outsource the development and design of its smartphones, a product category it helped pioneer and popularize, as the Canadian company bets on software and managing rival devices, it said on Wednesday. Posted 28 Sep 2016 19:15 …BlackBerry to stop making phonesThe GuardianA […]

Israelis cry for Peres, but no tears from Palestinians – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Israelis cry for Peres, but no tears from PalestiniansChannel NewsAsiaBut while grief was widespread for Israelis, among Palestinians responses tended to be diametrically opposed after decades of hostility between them. Posted 28 Sep 2016 23:33. A photograph of the late former Israeli president Shimon Peres is displayed …Former Israeli ambassador on Shimon Peres: He […]

Here's How We Need to Watch the Next 2 Debates – TIME

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TIME Here’s How We Need to Watch the Next 2 DebatesTIMERobin Lakoff is a professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Language and Woman’s Place. Now that we saw how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton interact. It is useful to see the presidential debates as, above …The Daily 202: […]