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Section: Asia

    Eye on would-be militants in Malaysia
    Oct08

    Eye on would-be militants in Malaysia

    Police are keeping track of Malaysians being recruited by Islamic State militants and monitoring their movements.Inspector-general of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said those looking to join the terrorist group in its fight in the Middle East have been identified.“We know who they are.“We also know that they plan to enter Syria and Iraq by travelling...

    Abe, Putin agree to summit even as sanctions hurt ties
    Oct08

    Abe, Putin agree to summit even as sanctions hurt ties

    The leaders of Japan and Russia agreed to meet at an international gathering in November, even after diplomatic relations cooled last month when Japan imposed sanctions over the infiltration of Russian troops into Ukraine. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    War Fears Hang Over Ukraine as 12 Die Despite Truce
    Oct08

    War Fears Hang Over Ukraine as 12 Die Despite Truce

    Ukraine faced the threat on Tuesday of a resumption of all-out warfare as 12 more people, mostly civilians, died in increasingly bloody clashes with pro-Russian rebels despite a truce deal. …read more Source:...

    Russian hacking attack takes aim at leadership in Moscow
    Oct08

    Russian hacking attack takes aim at leadership in Moscow

    A hacker targeted a Russian regional parliament’s website on Tuesday with a statement berating authorities in Moscow and declaring the southern Volga region’s Astrakhan province was leaving the Russian Federation. Russians largely support President Vladimir Putin’s policies and his popularity received a boost after his...

    War fears hang over Ukraine as 12 die despite truce
    Oct07

    War fears hang over Ukraine as 12 die despite truce

    Ukraine faced the threat Tuesday of a resumption of all-out warfare as 12 more people, mostly civilians, died in increasingly bloody clashes with pro-Russian rebels despite a truce deal. The toll was one of the highest reported since the two rivals signed the Moscow-backed peace pact in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Sept. 5. Mortar […] The...

    Poland warns Russia it could face tougher EU sanctions over Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poland warns Russia it could face tougher EU sanctions over Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – The European Union will impose tougher sanctions on Russia unless Moscow’s policy in Ukraine changes, Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Praise and damnation as Putin marks ‘Herculean’ birthday
    Oct07

    Praise and damnation as Putin marks ‘Herculean’ birthday

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin marked his 62nd birthday roaming the Siberian wilderness on Tuesday, as supporters compared his takeover of Crimea to a Herculean labour and 100,000 marched in Chechnya in his honour. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    IMF trims forecast for global economic growth
    Oct07

    IMF trims forecast for global economic growth

    The International Monetary Fund slightly lowered its outlook for global economic growth this year and next, mostly because of weaker expansions in Japan, Latin America and Europe.The IMF said Tuesday the global economy will grow 3.3 percent this year, one-tenth of a point below what it forecast in July. World growth should then pick up to 3.8...

    Ukraine seeks help as clashes kill 12 despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine seeks help as clashes kill 12 despite truce

    KIEV: Ukraine appealed to Western powers for support as its truce with pro-Russian rebels seemed increasingly in tatters with 12 deaths reported today in the separatist east. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election
    Oct07

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s pro-Western government pressed ahead to secure new laws to tackle top-level government corruption on Tuesday, hoping to ease public discontent before an election from which it wants backing for its plan to end a separatist rebellion. …read more Source: The...

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