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February 12, 2016 9:42 pm

Britain's Independent daily drops print edition: owner

ESI Media said it was also selling off the "i" -- a cut-price sister title -- to fund the website of The Independent, which was set up in 1986. - AFP

February 12, 2016 9:30 pm

Farewell Philae: Earth says goodbye to comet probe

"Time to say goodbye to Philae," announced the German Aerospace Center DLR, and said it "will no longer be sending any commands." Philae’s comet host is moving further and further away from..

February 12, 2016 6:25 pm

Murder case against Spaniard ‘80% complete’

"Our investigation is more than 80 per cent complete and we believe evidence already gathered is convincing enough to prove him guilty in court," Pol General Panya Mamen said yesterday, in his..

February 12, 2016 5:54 pm

Large-scale trials for Zika vaccines at least 18 months..

An estimated 15 companies or groups have begun work on a vaccine for the virus, the spread of which has been declared an international health emergency, WHO’s deputy director for health systems..

February 12, 2016 5:53 pm

Powerful 6.5 earthquake strikes Indonesia: USGS

The earthquake hit at 5:02 pm local time (1002 GMT Friday), the US Geological Survey said, and was centred three kilometres (two miles) east-southeast of Andekanter in the Sumba region at a depth..

February 12, 2016 4:56 pm

Muslim man shot dead in Pattani

Police said Masudee Sameng, 37, was shot three times by a pillion rider shortly after he left his wife's house in Pattani's Yaring district heading back to his house in Mayo district. Police said..

February 12, 2016 4:34 pm

Suu Kyi gets extra security after death threat

In a post last week, a man called Ye Lwin Myint threatened to shoot anyone who tries to change a controversial clause in the constitution which bars pro-democracy champion Suu Kyi from the top..

February 12, 2016 4:30 pm

Asean urges North Korea to comply with UNSC

Asean learned of North Korea’s rocket launch on Feb 7 and follows the situation closely. "[Asean] shares the common concerns of the international community over recent developments in..

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February 12, 2016 4:24 pm

Yingluck opens house to media

She also showed off her organic vegetable garden and then mixed up a salad dressing. This was the second time that she apparently tried to operate her publicity drive after keeping a low..

February 12, 2016 4:20 pm

Rights group urges Indonesia to tolerate gay emojis

The Information Ministry this week asked messaging and social media services such as WhatsApp and Twitter to drop emojis - cartoon figures representing emotions or actions - featuring same-sex..

February 12, 2016 3:25 pm

Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

The Argentinian pontiff took off from Rome’s Fiumicino airport shortly before 8:00am (0700 GMT) en route to Havana, where he is to spend around two hours in private conversation with Russian..

February 12, 2016 2:53 pm

Japan paternity leave trailblazer quits over bikini model..

Kensuke Miyazaki, 35, shook up Japan’s conservative political scene when he sought to take a month’s leave to help his then pregnant wife, a first for a male Japanese lawmaker. His quest..