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Violence In Iraq Killed At Least 1420 In August

Huffington Post - ‎13 minutes ago‎
An Iraqi woman, who fled violence in the northern city of Tal Afar, walks through the Bahrka camp, 10 km west of Arbil in the autonomous Kurdistan region, on August 30, 2014.
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New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

Zee News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Moscow: With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and separatist forces.
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CM Punjab condemns attack on PTV

The Nation - ‎5 minutes ago‎
LAHORE- Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said the attack on state run TV in Islamabad has exposed the ugly face of those claiming democracy.
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Jennifer Lawrence nude photo leak 'flagrant violation of privacy,' reps say

Newsday - ‎27 minutes ago‎
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Knifeman kills 3 kids in China school attack

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Read all you need to know about the Chinese culture in this insightful title. Now R447.00 buy now. Beijing - A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Monday, reports said, ...
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Malaysia refuses New Zealand activist entry

Zee News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Monday refused entry to a New Zealand anti-mining activist who had previously been arrested for joining a protest against a rare earths processing plant, rights groups said.
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Singapore artists defend 'kill cats' flyer

Bangkok Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Artists in Singapore behind a flyer telling people to kill stray cats defended their artwork Monday, after the flyers angered residents and animal welfare groups.

Man dies in cement mixer accident at Changi Airport

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
SCDF officers found the truck driver trapped in his seat. He was pronounced dead at the scene. PHOTOS. Photo: Deborah Ong. Enlarge; Caption.
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The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Sept 1, 2014

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
*To provide greater transparency and help patients make informed decisions, the Health Ministry will publish the total operation fees for 65 common procedures on its website.
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PNoy's spokespersons ride MRT, LRT during rush hour

GMA News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
(Updated 8:41 p.m.) President Benigno Aquino III's spokespersons took the challenge for public officials to ride the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) during rush hour on Monday morning.
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Gov't hopes to resume peace talks with leftist rebels

Philippine Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The government renewed today its call for the leftist rebel group to go back to the negotiation table where there will be clear agenda and timetable.
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Ruji Ubi is ESSCOMM's public director

The Star Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
KOTA KINABALU: Federal deputy secretary, Ruji Ubi, has been appointed public director of Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM). Ruji, a native of Tawau district, received his appointment letter from Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali ...
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Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

SFGate - ‎1 hour ago‎
KIBBUTZ SAAD, Israel (AP) - Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while ...
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HK police use pepper spray on pro-democracy protesters

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong heckled a top Chinese official on Monday (Sep 1) as he explained China's decision to control which candidates can stand in the city's next leadership election.
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Japan to seek return of all its citizens held by North Korea

The Star Online - ‎5 minutes ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is determined to secure the return of all its citizens abducted by North Korea, a cabinet minister said on Monday, warning Pyongyang to take seriously its promise to report fully on the emotive issue.
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India, Japan to elevate strategic partnership

Business Standard - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said relations with Japan were of the "highest priority" for his government and announced a slew of initiatives, including turning the strategic partnership into a "special" partnership and a fast-track channel for Japanese ...
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New CEO for CapitaMalls Asia

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - CapitaLand, South-east Asia's largest listed developer, today (Sept 1) appointed Mr Jason Leow as the new CEO of CapitaMalls Asia.
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1001 cleaning firms receive licences to operate

The Straits Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Some 1,000 cleaning companies have received their licences from the National Environment Agency (NEA), as the law requiring cleaning firms to be licensed kicks in on Monday.
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Incentives for green efforts at commercial buildings

THE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
For the next five to ten years, Singapore will work with end-users of commercial buildings to improve energy efficiency, Minister for National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, announced on Monday at the opening of the International Green Building Conference ...
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Tigerair's Taiwan joint venture set for maiden flight on Sept 26

The Straits Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Tigerair Taiwan - a joint venture by China Airlines, Taiwan's leading air carrier by fleet size, and Singapore's low-cost carrier Tigerair - is slated to start its service on Sept 26 with a flight to Singapore from Taiwan.
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The Last Of Us Remastered review: Apocalypse wow, redux

TODAYonline - ‎Aug 31, 2014‎
SINGAPORE - The Last Of Us, the survival-action game by developers Naughty Dog, is a PlayStation-exclusive game that has won numerous accolades since it was released in June last year for the PlayStation 3 (PS3).
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Shoes that show the way

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ducere Technologies, Krispian Lawrence poses with the inner soles and a pair of GPS-enabled smart sports shoes, to be marketed under the name LeChal - which means 'take me along' in Hindi - in his office in Hyderabad.
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SAFRA S'pore Bay Run, Half Marathon see record turnout

TODAYonline - ‎17 hours ago‎
Flag-off for 21km Army Half Marathon by Major General Perry Lim, Chief of Army. Photo: SAFRA. mail · print. View all comments.
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Pique: Barcelona deserved bigger win - ‎6 hours ago‎
Gerard Pique believes Barcelona could have beaten Villarreal by a bigger margin in Sunday's La Liga encounter at the Madrigal after they had to settle for a 1-0 victory.
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Football: Singapore to play Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong in friendlies

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Singapore football team celebrating Bhaihakki Khaizan's goal during the first leg match of the AFF Suzuki Cup final held at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Dec 19, 2012.
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Mixed luck for Spanish superpowers - ‎1 hour ago‎
Madrid: Real Sociedad produced a stunning fightback from 2-0 down to beat European champions Real Madrid 4-2 on Sunday. Meanwhile, bitter rivals Barcelona made it two wins in as many games under Luis Enrique with a late winner at Villarreal.

Golden Melody Awards Winner David Tao Ties the Knot - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Golden Melody Awards winner David Tao has tied the knot with 28-year-old Penny Jiang in Taipei, August 31, 2014. [Photo: Imagine China].
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New contest to find Miss Asia Pacific World 2014: Organiser

AsiaOne - ‎5 hours ago‎
A new contest to find a successor to the Miss Asia Pacific World 2014 pageant will be held on Nov 8 this year, a spokesperson for the organisation said in a statement.
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For jaded traveller with $125k to spare

AsiaOne - ‎18 hours ago‎
Student Elliott Chow (right), 16, posing with a model dressed as an astronaut at the Luminox Space Roadshow outside Shaw House. Besides a space shuttle replica, there are watches designed for pilot and passenger.
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Khiri Travel starts JV company in Sri Lanka

TTG Asia - ‎10 hours ago‎
SRI Lanka is the latest target on Khiri Travel's radar, and the Bangkok-based DMC will launch a new company there in collaboration with Sri Lankan counterpart Luxe Asia.
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Health Promotion Board brings health screenings to cabbies

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Health Promotion Board trainer Elaine Wong conducting a Healthy Tasty Food Workshop for SMRT taxi drivers at the SMRT Taxis Customer Service Centre on Monday, Sept 1, 2014.
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Prof Lim a man ahead of his time: President Tony Tan

Channel News Asia - ‎Aug 31, 2014‎
President Tony Tan Keng Yam has paid tribute to prominent eye surgeon Professor Arthur Lim who died on Saturday (Aug 30). In a Facebook post, Dr Tan said Prof Lim was the father of modern ophthalmology in Singapore.