Israeli troops kill two fugitive Hamas gunmen in West Bank - 25分前  Channel NewsAsia

Israeli commandos killed two fugitive gunmen overnight in the occupied West Bank and Hamas claimed them as its members on Thursday, a measure of the Palestinian Islamist faction's resilience in areas controlled by its more moderate rival Fatah.
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Asian markets build on trade optimism, pound faces pressure - 33分前  Channel NewsAsia

Asian markets enjoyed more gains Thursday as investors are cheered by the more conciliatory noises from China and the US on trade, while uncertainty over Brexit continued to pressure the pound.
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Detained in China: Canadian businessman known for ties to North Korean leader - 39分前  Channel NewsAsia

SEOUL/OTTAWA: Canadian Michael Spavor has jet skied with Kim Jong Un, felt the ground shake from a North Korean nuclear test, and now it appears, been detained by Chinese authorities. Spavor, a business consultant with deep ties to North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of endangering ...
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Equanimity superyacht to be sold for at least half its original price - 40分前  Channel NewsAsia

KUALA LUMPUR: The luxury superyacht linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal will be sold for no less than US$130 million, which is half its original price.  Equanimity, which currently belongs to the Malaysian government, is reportedly worth US$250 million. The guide price was ...
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China says second Canadian being probed for harming state security - 55分前  Channel NewsAsia

BEIJING: Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of harming China's security, China said on Thursday, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in an escalating diplomatic row. The state security bureau in the northeastern ...
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Swedish police say arrest one person suspected of planning terror crime - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

STOCKHOLM: Swedish security police (SAPO) said Thursday they had arrested a person suspected of preparing or inciting a terror crime as well as illegal weapons possession. "The person has carried out preparations for the suspected terror crime for some time and there are international connections ...
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Trailer driver jailed for causing deaths of two e-bike riders in West Coast Highway accident - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: A trailer driver who collided into three electric bike riders, killing two of them and injuring the third, was sentenced to 12 weeks' jail on Thursday (Dec 13). Sahadevan Senguttuvan, a 36-year-old Indian national who had pleaded guilty a day earlier, was also banned from driving for ...
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20-year-old woman dies after chain collision along PIE - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: A 20-year-old woman who was riding pillion on a motorcycle died after a chain collision along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) on Wednesday night (Dec 12). The accident, which happened before the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) towards Tuas, involved two cars, a lorry, a motorcycle and a ...
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Detained in China: Canadian businessman known for ties to N.Korean leader - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SEOUL/OTTAWA: Canadian Michael Spavor has jet skied with Kim Jong Un, felt the ground shake from a North Korean nuclear test, and now it appears, been detained by Chinese authorities. Spavor, a business consultant with deep ties to North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of endangering ...
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Meditating Buddhist monk killed in India leopard attack - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

A Buddhist monk has been killed by a leopard while meditating in a protected forest for the big cats, the fifth such attack in the area this month, Indian police said Thursday.
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US-backed fighters thrust into last big town held by Islamic State - 30分前  Channel NewsAsia

AMMAN/BEIRUT: U.S.-backed Syrian forces have pushed deep into the last major urban stronghold held by Islamic State on the eastern banks of the Euphrates, a spokesman for the fighters and a former resident said on Thursday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led militia alliance that ...
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South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung BioLogics' office in accounting probe - 35分前  Channel NewsAsia

SEOUL: Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd's on Thursday said its head office has been raided by South Korean prosecutors as part of a criminal probe into alleged accounting fraud. The Financial Services Commission last month filed a complaint against the biotech arm of conglomerate Samsung Group, saying it ...
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EU court backs cities' complaint, scraps higher NOx limits - 40分前  Channel NewsAsia

A European Union Court upheld on Thursday a complaint by the city authorities of Paris, Brussels and Madrid against an EU rule change on vehicle emissions they said increased pollution and partly overturned the regulation.
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21 Islamic State militants escape Iraqi jail, most recaptured - 45分前  Channel NewsAsia

BAGHDAD: Twenty one prisoners, most of them members of Islamic State jailed on terrorism charges, broke out of a prison in northern Iraq but 15 of them have been recaptured, Kurdish security officials said on Thursday. The fortified jail of Sosa is located near the Iraqi Kurdish city of ...
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Woman slams social media firms for baby ads after stillbirth - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

A woman whose child was stillborn has slammed the targeted advertising of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram after she returned home from the hospital and kept getting baby-related sales pitches.
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France ready to take Strasbourg suspect dead or alive, says government spokesman - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Hundreds of police scoured eastern France on Thursday for a fugitive gunman behind a deadly Strasbourg Christmas market attack that left two people dead and six others fighting for their lives.
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French government urges 'yellow vests' not to protest after Strasbourg attack - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

The French government on Thursday urged "yellow vest" protesters to refrain from holding another round of demonstrations this weekend, citing the strain on security forces on high alert after the terror attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.
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China commerce ministry would welcome US trade delegation visit - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

China would welcome any U.S. trade delegation to visit, a commerce ministry spokesman told a regular news briefing on Thursday.
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Australia PM promises stiffer laws against religious discrimination - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday (Dec 13) promised stiffer legislation against religious discrimination, and a new commissioner to act as a watchdog on freedom of religion issues. Morrison said his conservative government would introduce a Religious Discrimination Act ...
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Turkish train crash in Ankara kills 4, injures 43 - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

ANKARA: A Turkish high speed train collided with another locomotive and crashed into an overpass at a train station in Ankara on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 43, the local governor said. Video footage showed emergency workers at the scene, working to rescue people from carriages ...
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