Tue12122017

LAST_UPDATETue, 12 Dec 2017 2pm

Bangladesh Minister Says Wants To 'Wipe Out' Manila Bank For Heist Role

Pic: ReutersDHAKA: Bangladesh’s finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to “wipe out” a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year.

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Anti-Trump Protests Wane In Jerusalem, West Bank; Flare In Beirut

Pic: ReutersJERUSALEM: Palestinian protests waned in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip on Sunday while violence flared near the U.S. embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Japan, U.S., South Korea To Hold Missile Tracking Drill Amid North Korea Crisis

Pic: Times of MaltaTOKYO - The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills starting on Monday, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defence Force said, as tensions rise in the region over North Korea’s fast-developing weapons programmes.

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Palestinians To Snub Pence During Visit Over Jerusalem Move

Pic: Reuters (A demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah December 9, 2017.)

CAIRO/GAZA - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Pence’s visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinian foreign minister said on Saturday.

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Arab States Urge U.S. To Abandon Jerusalem Move

Pic: Reuters (Arab foreign ministers late on Saturday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region.)

CAIRO: Arab foreign ministers late on Saturday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region.

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Indonesian Women Combat 'Epidemic' Of Sexual Street Harassment, Assault

Pic: People Images (According to the women’s commission, only 268 street harassment reports were filed last year with the police, non-governmental organisations or the commission itself across a nation of more than 260 million people.)

JAKARTA: Tunggal Pawestri says she’ll never forget being groped on a public bus while traveling to her high school in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, when she was 14.

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Singaporeans Advised To Avoid Travel To Gaza

SINGAPORE -- The Singapore Government has advised its people to avoid all travel to Gaza as there have been outbreaks of violence and clashes following the United States of America’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.

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UMNO Members Must Have Determination, Place Emphasis On Party Interests - Hishammuddin

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

KUALA LUMPUR — The 2017 UMNO General Assembly must be highly determined and give priority to the party’s interest and forget personal ambition to ensure a big win for the Barisan Nasional in the 14th General Election (GE14), said UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

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Father Of Prince Harry's U.S. Fiancee Wants To Walk Her Down The Aisle

LONDON: The father of Meghan Markle says he hopes to walk his daughter down the aisle when the American actress marries Britain’s Prince Harry next year, saying he was delighted at news of their upcoming wedding, Britain’s Daily Mirror reported on Friday.

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Galactic Troubles From Power Struggles In The Last Jedi

Rising Hollywood actor Oscar Isaac divulges what audiences can expect from his role in the highly anticipated Star Wars instalment, The Last Jedi

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