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September 28, 2016 4:33 pm

Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport

Airspace around the world’s busiest airport for international flights was closed between 8:08 and 8:35 am (0408 and 0435 GMT) "due to unauthorised drone activity," Dubai Airports said on its..

September 28, 2016 4:26 pm

Irrigation Department rules out massive flooding like in..

"Don't worry. Major dams are not even half full now," the department's director-general Suthep Noipairoj said Wednesday. He pointed out that although the Kwai Noi and Pasak Jolasid dams were..

September 28, 2016 4:11 pm

Qantas warns of phone fire risk after US flight incident

The findings came just weeks after Qantas and domestic competitor Virgin Australia, as well as other international airlines, told customers not to use or charge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 during..

September 28, 2016 4:05 pm

Court upholds acquittal of surgeons in organ-removal case

The court ruled that the organ-removing surgery was carried out after the accident victims’ brains were damaged to such a degree that they were unable to breathe. Both were therefore..

September 28, 2016 3:49 pm

Obama, other world leaders to attend Peres funeral Friday

Others expected to attend include French President Francois Hollande, German President Joachim Gauck and Britain’s Prince Charles, foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon told AFP. The..

September 28, 2016 3:44 pm

Malaysian opposition MP gets three months for sedition

Najib has come under fire for using repressive laws against critics and stifling scrutiny of a massive corruption scandal involving state investment fund 1MDB that he is allegedly embroiled in...

September 28, 2016 3:27 pm

Brewer AB InBev shareholders approve takeover of rival..

AB InBev, the brewer of Budweiser and Stella Artois, is already the world’s top brewer and the SABMiller acquisition for $104 billion is in line to be the third largest merger in history. -..

September 28, 2016 3:16 pm

Earthquake hits Greek coast near Kalamata, no damage..

"No damage was reported ... Children are of course out in the school yards," Panayiotis Nikas, the mayor of the southern city, told Reuters. The quake struck at a depth of 10km, at10.17 a.m...

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September 28, 2016 2:05 pm

Singapore teen blogger pleads guilty to charges of insulting..

The three charges are the last of eight that he has pled guilty to. The others include three charges for similar offences and two for allegedly failing to show up for a police..

September 28, 2016 1:50 pm

Typhoon Megi reaches China after pounding Taiwan

China’s weather forecasters Tuesday issued alerts for waves and storms as Megi approached, the Xinhua news agency reported. Its arrival in China comes after Megi killed five people and..

September 28, 2016 12:34 pm

Tourists evacuated as Indonesian volcano erupts: official

Mount Barujani began erupting late Tuesday afternoon, sending columns of ash and smoke shooting 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) into the sky over Lombok island, a tourist hotspot to the immediate east of..

September 28, 2016 12:30 pm

Thai authorities bar Amnesty International talk on torture

Two Amnesty International staff were scheduled to speak at the Bangkok launch of a report detailing 74 cases of alleged torture at the hands of Thai soldiers and police. But the advocacy group..