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  • Tension mounts as Indonesia awaits election results

    Channel News Asia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Security forces in Indonesia are on high alert ahead of the official announcement of the presidential election results as fears grow over possible clashes between supporters of both ...

  • South Korea police find body believed to be fugitive ferry tycoon

    Channel News Asia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    South Korean police said on Tuesday (July 22) they had found what they believed was the body of a fugitive business tycoon?wanted over April's Sewol ferry disaster that claimed around 300 ...

  • Industrial scale cover-up and tampering of evidence at MH17 site Australia

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Australia PM's comments came as pro-Russian separatists, who are accused of shooting down the plane, finally conceded to a furious international clamour for the ...

  • 9-year-old boy remarries woman 62 in South Africa

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A couple in South Africa have taken the May-December relationship paradigm to the extreme by wedding for a second time - despite the 53-year age gap separating them. But the union between Saneie ...

  • US urges global push for Israeli Hamas ceasefire

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    CAIRO: With high hopes but low expectations, the US stepped up calls Monday for an international push to end fighting in the Gaza Strip as President Barack Obama sent his top envoy to the Mideast to ...

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  • Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza

    Yahoo News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, a Gaza police official said. (July ...

  • South Korea ferry disaster Cruise boss found dead

    The Independent - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    South Korean police have found the body of a fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or ...

  • Three foreign advisers killed near Kabul airport

    C News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    KABUL - A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said. The nationalities of the ...

  • EM ASIA FX-Rupiah firm before election result baht hits 8-month high

    Yahoo - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    * Hunt for higher yields seen as supporting Asian currencies * Investors may be shifting funds to Asia from EasternEurope -analyst (Adds text, updates levels) By Masayuki Kitano SINGAPORE, July 22 ...

  • Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 -- Building Sustainably For Society

    Yahoo - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 in collaboration with International Construction Week is passionate about great architecture and all things ...

  • Widodo leads as Indonesia set to declare president

    Associated Press - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Nearly complete results in Indonesia's presidential elections showed Jakarta governor Joko Widodo leading with 52 percent of the ...

  • Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul

    Associated Press - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials say a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound in Kabul, killing four foreign security guards and wounding ...

  • Syria fly-over sparks new criticism of Malaysia Airlines

    The Nation - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 22, 2014 (AFP) - Embattled Malaysia Airlines faced fresh outrage Tuesday as it confirmed one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria, just days after the MH17 disaster laid bare ...

  • Oil prices up in Asian trade

    The News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose in Asia Tuesday against the backdrop of geopolitical tensions fuelled by a warning of tougher sanctions against Russia over the downing of a Malaysian airliner and fierce ...

  • Fitch Affirms Asian Alliance Insurances IFS Rating at B

    Fitch Ratings - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Spotlight on Russia and Ukraine Fitch Ratings provides comprehensive and timely research, commentary and multimedia content relevant to the political and economic situation in Russia and ...

  • Gold dips as Asian stocks climb safe-haven bids keep losses in check

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Spot gold was little changed at $1,311.70 an ounce by 0247 GMT. It had gained as much as 0.6 percent in intraday trading on Monday, but failed to hold the gains and closed ...

  • Fire breaks out in Delhi Police headquarters

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    NEW DELHI: A minor fire broke out in the fourth floor of the Delhi Police headquarters on Tuesday morning, fire officials said. No was injured in the blaze. "We got a call about the fire at ...

  • Boy slashes schoolmate to impress girl

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    MUMBAI: A Class VIII boy was arrested on Monday morning on charges of attacking a Class X student in a Malad (E) school during recess with a blade. Both are 15. The victim was slashed from the right ...

  • Rape survivor waits 3 hours naked for test

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    MYSORE: Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa on Monday inquired into the alleged delay in conducting a medical test on a mentally challenged rape survivor and making ...

  • Delhi gets its 1st internet de-addiction cen...

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    NEW DELHI: In the post-digital world, here's a first for the capital. Worried over the complete lack of socialization arising out of an internet-driven lifestyle among children, an NGO has ...

  • Polo player wife get out in time as car cat...

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    EW DELHI: Polo player Samir Suhag had a close shave last Tuesday when his Captiva, a Chevrolet car, caught fire on the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway around 1.30pm. Fortunately, he and his wife managed to ...

  • MH17 jet wreckage bears signs of impact by supersonic missile analysis shows

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A piece of wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down in eastern Ukraine last week bears telltale marks of small pieces of high-velocity shrapnel that apparently crippled ...

  • Philippine army says 18 killed in rebel clashes

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    MANILA (Philippines): Breakaway Muslim rebels attacked army troops in two towns in the southern Philippines, sparking clashes that left 17 guerrillas and a soldier dead in a region where the ...

  • Ukraine separatists hand over MH17 bodies black boxes to Malaysian experts

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    DONETSK (Ukraine): The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian ...

  • Ukraine rebels publicly boasted of possessing SA-11 Buk missile Lithuania to UN

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    VILNIUS: Lithuania has informed the UN Security Council that separatists in Ukraine publicly boasted of possessing SA-11 "Buk" missile system as recently as in June with separatist ...

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