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  • Singaporean woman fined almost S$33k for failing to declare luxury goods purchased from France

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    Singaporean woman fined almost S$33k for failing to declare luxury goods purchased from France

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — A 42-year-old Singaporean woman was fined more than S$32,890 (RM99,350) today for failing to declare the luxury goods she bought from France. Tammy Tien Mi...

  • EU pushes for October Brexit agreement, but threatens no deal

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    EU pushes for October Brexit agreement, but threatens no deal

    SALZBURG, Sept 20 — European Union leaders will push for a Brexit deal next month but warned British Prime Minister Theresa May today that if she won’t give ground on trade...

  • Deadline looms for accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee

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    Deadline looms for accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee

  • Iran dismisses US offer of talks, says Washington broke last deal

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    Iran dismisses US offer of talks, says Washington broke last deal

  • Vatican temporarily suspends Indian bishop accused of raping nun

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    Vatican temporarily suspends Indian bishop accused of raping nun

  • London serial cat killer turns out to be a fox

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    London serial cat killer turns out to be a fox

  • 'Parents' worst nightmare': Dutch rail collision kills 4 children

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    'Parents' worst nightmare': Dutch rail collision kills 4 children

  • Ukraine leader backs controversial 'Russian foreign agents' bill

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    Ukraine leader backs controversial 'Russian foreign agents' bill

  • India, Pakistan foreign ministers to hold rare meeting

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    India, Pakistan foreign ministers to hold rare meeting

  • Hezbollah defies Israel, says has ‘precision missiles’

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    Hezbollah defies Israel, says has ‘precision missiles’

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    Poland breached rights with exhumation order of presidential plane crash victims, says European court

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  • Russia, Turkey still working on Idlib deal but optimistic, says UN

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    Russia, Turkey still working on Idlib deal but optimistic, says UN

    GENEVA, Sept 20 — Russia and Turkey told a weekly meeting of the UN Syria humanitarian taskforce in Geneva today that they were still working out the details of their plan to...

  • Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

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    Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — A Singapore parliamentary committee said today the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that...

  • Kremlin gets telegram about downed Russian plane from Syria's Assad, reports Ifax

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    Kremlin gets telegram about downed Russian plane from Syria's Assad, reports Ifax

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 — The Kremlin said today it had received a telegram from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in which he expressed his condolences over a Russian military plane...

  • EU leaders 'almost unanimous' for second Brexit vote, says Maltese PM

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    EU leaders 'almost unanimous' for second Brexit vote, says Maltese PM

    LONDON, Sept 20 — There is “almost unanimous” backing among European Union leaders for Britain to hold another referendum on Brexit, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat...

  • Election in Russia's Far East to be re-run after fraud scandal

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    Election in Russia's Far East to be re-run after fraud scandal

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 20 — A regional election in Russia's Far East will be re-run, the local election commission said today, dealing a rare blow to the Kremlin after...

  • Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks

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    Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks

    SYDNEY, Sept 20 — A girl was in a serious condition and a woman was fighting for her life, Australian authorities said today after two separate shark attacks at an idyllic beach...

  • Air pressure mix-up causes mass bleeding on Indian flight

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    Air pressure mix-up causes mass bleeding on Indian flight

    MUMBAI, Sept 20 — A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses today after the crew forgot to flick a switch regulating...

  • Hungary plans new administrative courts, rejects rule of law concerns

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    Hungary plans new administrative courts, rejects rule of law concerns

    BUDAPEST, Sept 20 — Hungary will set up a new system of courts by January 2020 to handle issues related to state administration but they will be independent of the government,...

  • Singapore punishes firm after ‘maids for sale’ ads spark outrage

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    Singapore punishes firm after ‘maids for sale’ ads spark outrage

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — Singapore has suspended a maid employment agency’s licence and threatened to prosecute the company over “undignified” online ads offering Indonesian...

  • Molestation suspect brought back to scene of crime in Singapore

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    Molestation suspect brought back to scene of crime in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — Last Friday, a 33-year-old woman was making her way home at Tampines Street 21 around midnight, when a male stranger allegedly ran up from behind and...

  • Singaporean jailed for sexually exploiting landlord’s daughter

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    Singaporean jailed for sexually exploiting landlord’s daughter

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — Although he knew that his actions were “inappropriate” and he would not do such things to his own daughter, Li Yafei sexually exploited his landlord’s...

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    Four children killed as Dutch train hits cargo bike

    THE HAGUE, Sept 20— Four children were killed and two people seriously injured today in a collision between a train and a cargo bike in the Netherlands, Dutch police said. The...

  • Rescuers dig for survivors in new Philippine landslide

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    Rescuers dig for survivors in new Philippine landslide

    NAGA (Philippines), Sept 20 — Rescuers were digging through a landslide that buried at least 10 homes and killed six people in the central Philippines today, as monsoon rains...

  • Six dead, 10 homes buried in Philippine monsoon landslide

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    Six dead, 10 homes buried in Philippine monsoon landslide

    NAGA (Philippines), Sept 20 — At least six people were killed and 10 homes buried early this morning in the central Philippines when heavy monsoon rains unleashed a landslide in...

  • Japan’s Abe wins party leadership election

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    Japan’s Abe wins party leadership election

    TOKYO, Sept 20 — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won re-election as leader of his ruling party today, setting him on course to become Japan’s longest-serving premier and realise his...

  • Fulfilling a dream, S. Korea’s Moon visits sacred N. Korean mountain with Kim

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    Fulfilling a dream, S. Korea’s Moon visits sacred N. Korean mountain with Kim

    MOUNT PAEKTU, Sept 20 — South Korean President Moon Jae-in cleared a top item off his bucket list today: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong-un. After...

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    Flight of India's Jet Airways loses cabin pressure, causes minor injuries to 30

    NEW DELHI, Sept 20 — More than two dozen passengers on a flight operated by India's biggest full-service carrier, Jet Airways, were treated for minor injuries on Thursday after...

  • Summit peak: Mount Paektu final stop of North-South meeting

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    Summit peak: Mount Paektu final stop of North-South meeting

    MOUNT PAEKTU, Sept 20 — An active volcano, Mount Paektu is the tallest peak on the Korean peninsula and often considered the spiritual home of the Korean nation. For all...

  • Two Koreas leaders in mountain show of unity

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    Two Koreas leaders in mountain show of unity

    PYONGYANG, Sept 20 — Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in headed for the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation today for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new...