Three dead as clashes erupt over Jerusalem holy site – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Three dead as clashes erupt over Jerusalem holy siteChannel NewsAsiaPalestinian protesters burn tyres during a demonstration at the Hawara checkpoint, south of Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, against new Israeli security measures implemented at Al-Aqsa mosque complex. (JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP). 21 Jul 2017 …3 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troopsABC NewsAt Least 2 […]

Erdogan says Germany cannot scare Turkey with threats – BBC News

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BBC News Erdogan says Germany cannot scare Turkey with threatsBBC NewsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Germany it cannot scare Ankara with threats, in a growing row over the arrest of six human rights activists. Germany had said it is reviewing all arms deals with Turkey, saying it must consider human …Germany cannot scare […]

Chester Bennington obituary – The Guardian

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The Guardian Chester Bennington obituaryThe GuardianThe death of Chester Bennington, vocalist with the rap and nu-metal band Linkin Park, at the age of 41, curtails a brilliantly successful career that brought a string of awards and multimillion-selling albums and singles. Linkin Park enjoyed enormous …‘Like an old friend passed on’: Linkin Park fans in Singapore […]

Trump's legal team weighs how to curtail special counsel – reports – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Trump’s legal team weighs how to curtail special counsel – reportsChannel NewsAsiaU.S. President Donald Trump’s lawyers are reviewing ways to limit or undermine the special counsel investigation of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including by examining the backgrounds of the investigators, according to newspaper reports.When Will President Trump Fire Robert Mueller?The […]

Bank of America picks Dublin as EU base after Brexit

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LONDON/DUBLIN: Bank of America on Friday became the first Wall Street lender to pick Dublin as its new base for its European Union operations as Britain prepares to leave the bloc. International banks are planning to set up subsidiaries in the EU to ensure they can continue to serve clients if … Powered by WPeMatico

Japan's Universal loses Supreme Court appeal in Reuters case

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TOKYO: Japan’s Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Japan’s Universal Entertainment Corp to hear its defamation case against Reuters, upholding two lower court rulings that its case against the news agency lacked merit. In a short written ruling on Wednesday, the Supreme Court said that Universal … Powered by WPeMatico

Saudi Prince Arrested After Viral Videos Show Him Assaulting Citizens – Carbonated.tv (blog)

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Carbonated.tv (blog) Saudi Prince Arrested After Viral Videos Show Him Assaulting CitizensCarbonated.tv (blog)A disturbing video emerged online showing a Saudi prince physically harming Saudi citizens. He was arrested on King Salman’s orders. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. and more » Powered by […]

More Attacks Likely in Southeast Asia After Marawi: Report – U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report More Attacks Likely in Southeast Asia After Marawi: ReportU.S. News & World ReportFILE PHOTO: Philippines army soldiers ride in trucks into the fighting zone as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group in Marawi City, Philippines June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva Reuters. By Tom Allard.Via Telegram, […]

Seoul urges Pyongyang to accept dialogue offer – The Straits Times

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Newsweek Seoul urges Pyongyang to accept dialogue offerThe Straits TimesSouth Korea’s Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang Gyun holds a press conference at the ministry building in Seoul, South Korea, 21 July 2017, pressing North Korea to accept the South’s proposal to hold military talks the same day on easing border …North Korea tourism: US to ban […]

Euro at two-year high, Asian shares barely budge

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The euro held near two-year highs against the dollar on Friday after the head of the European Central Bank said tapering of its stimulus will be on the table this autumn, while a solid global economic outlook kept Asian share prices near decade highs. Powered by WPeMatico

Government to clamp down on clubs with jackpot rooms – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline Government to clamp down on clubs with jackpot roomsTODAYonlineJackpot machines at Hougang United FC’s clubhouse as seen on 24 Feb 2016. Photo: Wee Teck Hian. Lower machine quota, curbs on operations among rules to guard against problem gambling. View all 0 comments. mail …Tighter regulations for clubs with jackpot machines to guard against problem gamblingThe […]

US claims for jobless benefits drop in mid-July

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WASHINGTON: New claims for US jobless benefits tumbled in mid-July to their lowest level in two months, further evidence of a persistently tight labour market, according to Labour Department data released on Thursday (Jul 20). The data suggested the US unemployment rate could remain near the … Powered by WPeMatico

US special counsel Robert Mueller to expand Russia probe to Trump business transactions – The Straits Times

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New York Times US special counsel Robert Mueller to expand Russia probe to Trump business transactionsThe Straits Times(WASHINGTON POST) – The US special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, …Mueller […]