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Taiwan’s leader warns against Chinese ‘military expansion’

Taiwan’s leader warns against Chinese ‘military expansion’

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen warned yesterday against what she called China’s “military expansion” as it ups drills around the island, but said she did not believe the two rivals would go to war.

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

Indonesian officials said on Friday search and rescue operations were nearing an end three days after a powerful earthquake hit the northern province of Aceh, killing 100 people and leaving thousands homeless.

EMC said planning to sell Documentum business as part of deal with Dell

EMC said planning to sell Documentum business as part of deal with Dell

EMC Corp is seeking to sell its Documentum business, part of a plan with acquirer Dell to divest more than $6bn in assets as part of the largest technology takeover ever, people with knowledge of the matter said.

HBKU-Difi event to celebrate Qatari women achievers

HBKU-Difi event to celebrate Qatari women achievers

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), has invited community members to attend a special panel discussion...

Two jailed for attempt on former leader’s life

Two jailed for attempt on former leader’s life

Two former Tamil rebels who planned a suicide bomb attack to assassinate a former president of Sri Lanka were yesterday...

Singapore’s Islamic finance industry hit by setback

Singapore’s Islamic finance industry hit by setback

News that Islamic Bank of Asia, one of the major Shariah-compliant banks in Southeast Asia and a subsidiary of Singapore’s banking major DBS, ...

South Africa pick three spinners for India tour

South Africa pick three spinners for India tour

Cricket South Africa yesterday named three specialist spin bowlers in their squad to play four Test matches in India in November and December.

PM calls for closer defence links with Central Asia

PM calls for closer defence links with Central Asia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday called for closer defence and security co-operation between India and Central Asia to defend peace in the region and defeat terrorism and extremism.

Lightning score late to take series lead vs Blackhawks

Lightning score late to take series lead vs Blackhawks

Cedric Paquette scored the go-ahead goal and Ben Bishop made an impressive return to the net as Tampa Bay rallied to beat Chicago 3-2 in game three of the Stanley Cup finals.

Accident victim a Nepalese expatriate

Accident victim a Nepalese expatriate

The victim of the fatal road accident, that happened on Saturday evening between the Gulf Cinema and Muntaza ...

Mugabe tells S Africa media: I don’t want to see a white man

Mugabe tells S Africa media: I don’t want to see a white man

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe walked away from a group of journalists in South Africa commenting.

Ebola vaccine from GSK fast-tracked into clinical trials

Ebola vaccine from GSK fast-tracked into clinical trials

An experimental Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline is being fast-tracked into human studies ...