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1 in 10 Singaporeans queue to pay respects to Lee Kuan Yew

More than 330,000 people, equivalent to 10 percent of Singapore's citizen population, have visited parliament to pay their respects to the late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew ahead of his cremation, officials said Saturday. The surge of mourners for the ...

5 hr 59 min ago

At least 17 dead as Al-Shabaab siege at Somali hotel ends

March 27, 2015: Somali soldiers take position after a bomb that was detonated at the gate of one of Mogadishu's most popular hotel. (AP). Somali government officials said they have taken control of the hotel where extremist gunmen were holed up for more ...

6 hr 10 min ago

'Ultimate game' excites New Zealand skipper McCullum

MELBOURNE: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he was excited, not intimidated, at the prospect of leading his country in their first World Cup final when they face old foes Australia at the gigantic Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Australia ...

6 hr 22 min ago

Crash pilot told ex 'everyone will know my name'

Picture released on March 27, 2015 shows the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525 Andreas Lubitz taking part in the Airport Hamburg 10-mile run on September 13, 2009 in Hamburg, northern Germany. long flying enthusiast with no apparent psychological ...

6 hr 48 min ago

US-Russian crew begins historic yearlong stay-in-space mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend about a year living and working aboard the space station to help scientists better understand how the human body reacts and adapts to the ...


Search continues for at least 2 after apparent NYC gas blast

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three New York City apartment buildings. Officials say canines will be used Saturday amid the rubble. Officials from the medical ...


Saudi navy evacuates diplomats from Yemen's Aden: TV

Saudi warships have evacuated dozens of foreign diplomats from Yemen's main southern city Aden as the kingdom leads an air war against advancing Shiite rebels, state television reported on Saturday. "Saudi naval forces carried out Operation Tornado to ...


Comments on other issues: Iran: No inspections of nuclear sites

An Iranian official on Tuesday rebuked the chief of the UN atomic agency for demanding snap inspections of Iran's nuclear sites, saying the request hindered efforts to reach an agreement with world powers, state TV reported. Your comments: The hope is for a ...


China's Xi preaches peace in key note address

BOAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that turmoil at home or abroad were not in the country's interests as its bitter past has shown, pledging that Beijing will never stray from its proclaimed path of peaceful development.


Germanwings Airbus A320 crash probe turns on co-pilot's 'depression'

Germanwings, Germanwings plane crash, Airbus crash, airbus plane crash, Airbus A320 crash In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 photo Andreas Lubitz competes at the Airportrun in Hamburg, northern Germany. Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to ...


British FM: Saudi could not accept Iran-backed regime in Yemen - A

The British diplomat said he hoped Saudi Arabia and Iran would support attempts to initiate political dialogue between all parties in Yemen. (File: AFP). Text size A A A. By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Friday, 27 March 2015. Saudi Arabia could not accept an ...


Somali rebels kill at least seven in attack on Somali hotel

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed on Friday when gunmen from the Islamist al Shabaab group stormed a popular hotel in the centre of the Somali capital, police and the militants said. "We are behind the Hotel Maka Al Mukaram attack ...


Former One Direction member Zayn Malik opens up about quitting the band

One of the first things Zayn Malik has done in his new role as a non-member of One Direction (and as the "normal 22-year-old" he said he wanted to be) is to talk to British tabloid The Sun about why he left the band. Zayn Malik. Jason Merritt / Getty Images.


NASA blasts identical twin into space for a year to see what happens

When American astronaut Scott Kelly blasts off to the International Space Station for a year, his identical twin will remain on the ground to gauge the impact of prolonged periods in space on the human body. No one has ever spent a year on the Space Station ...


Hughes extends Stoke contract to 2018

LONDON: Mark Hughes has extended his contract as Stoke manager until 2018, the English Premier League club announced Friday. The former Wales and Manchester City manager has been at Stoke since May 2013 and has guided them to 10th in the ...


East Village Explosion: 25 Injured, 2 Missing As Cleanup Begins

Twenty-five people are injured and two are missing after an explosion ripped through a building in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday afternoon, a source told The Huffington Post. Two structures burned down in the fire, which started in the basement at ...


Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris spark dating rumors

Taylor Swift, left, at the 'SNL' 40th Anniversary celebration in February. Right, Calvin Harris at the GQ and Giorgio Armani Grammys afterparty. Is Taylor Swift dating DJ Calvin Harris? Pics that surfaced on Twitter Wednesday showed the 25-year-old pop super ...


Did Andreas Lubitz crash plane over fears he would lose pilot's licence because ...

Did Andreas Lubitz crash plane over fears he would lose pilot's licence because of hidden medical condition? 14:01, 27 March 2015; By Steve Robson , Victoria Bryan. Prosecutors say the 27-year-old hid his ongoing medical treatment from his employer.


2 People Unaccounted for After Apparent NYC Gas Explosion

Firefighters on Friday used high-powered water towers to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's trendy East Village as authorities reported that two people were still unaccounted for. Nineteen people were injured, ...


Billy Zane Thinks All the Zayn Malik Tweets Are About Him—Watch the Hilarious ...

Billy Zane Thinks Zayn Tweets Are About Him from Funny Or Die. The Internet exploded after Zayn Malik announced his departure from One Direction, but no one was more caught of guard than Billy Zane. In a hilarious Funny or Die video, Zane recorded a ...

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