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Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattle
Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattle

Pope Francis urged the international community to "prevent violence" in Ukraine in his Easter Sunday message after pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the country reported four people killed in a gunbattle.

singapore

  • PAP's potential candidates have been active on the ground: Ng Eng HenPAP's potential candidates have been active on the ground: Ng Eng Hen
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 12:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: The ruling People's Action Party's (PAP) organising secretary, Dr Ng Eng Hen, has said potential candidates for the next General Election have been active on the ground in many Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs) across the island.S...

  • PM Lee says "TY for your support!"PM Lee says "TY for your support!"
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 7:43 AM

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has thanked people who follow him on social media for their support.In a Facebook video post on Sunday, Mr Lee noted that it had been two years since he joined Facebook and Twitter, and a year since he began ...

  • Singapore, Indonesia must move beyond ship-naming incident: Dr NgSingapore, Indonesia must move beyond ship-naming incident: Dr Ng
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 6:57 AM

    SINGAPORE: Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen has said Singapore and Indonesia have to find ways to move beyond the incident involving the naming of a new frigate after two marines responsible for a bombing in Orchard Road in 1965.Speaking to reporters ...

  • Sultan of Brunei to make State Visit from 21 to 23 AprilSultan of Brunei to make State Visit from 21 to 23 April
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 10:01 PM

    SINGAPORE: Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei will make a State Visit to Singapore from 21 to 23 April 2014, during which both countries are expected to reaffirm their warm and longstanding bilateral ties.Both sides will review existing bilateral coll...

  • Missing S'porean ferry passenger foundMissing S'porean ferry passenger found
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 4:10 PM

    SINGAPORE: A Singaporean who went missing while travelling on a ferry from Malaysia to Singapore has been found.In a statement late Saturday night, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said she had been rescued by a fishing vessel and i...

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world

  • Suarez reaches historic 30-goal mark
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 11:30 AM

    Luis Suarez scored his 30th Premier League goal of the season at Norwich City on Sunday, becoming the first Liverpool player to achieve the feat since Ian Rush in 1987.

  • Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattlePope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattle
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 9:06 AM

    Pope Francis urged the international community to "prevent violence" in Ukraine in his Easter Sunday message after pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the country reported four people killed in a gunbattle.

  • Pope pleads for peace in Ukraine, SyriaPope pleads for peace in Ukraine, Syria
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 9:06 AM

    Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria in an Easter Sunday address before 150,000 faithful in which he also condemned the "neglect and dire poverty" behind the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa.

  • Pope leads Easter celebrations marred by UkrainePope leads Easter celebrations marred by Ukraine
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 9:06 AM

    Pope Francis celebrated Easter mass on Sunday with a message of social solidarity as the world's Orthodox marked a holiday marred by bitter divisions over Ukraine and clashes broke out in Jerusalem.

  • Hamilton seals first F1 hat-trick in ChinaHamilton seals first F1 hat-trick in China
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 8:16 AM

    Lewis Hamilton sealed his first hat-trick of Formula One wins and led Mercedes to their third straight one-two finish at the Chinese Grand Prix as the team tightened their grip on the season Sunday.

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sci-tech

  • Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversaryNintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 3:06 AM

    Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

  • Researchers use Twitter to predict crimeResearchers use Twitter to predict crime
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 2:13 AM

    Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed.

  • Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for IndiaEx-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 1:01 PM

    Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.

  • Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinctAndroid gains in US, basic phones almost extinct
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 8:07 PM

    The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.

  • LinkedIn membership hits 300 millionLinkedIn membership hits 300 million
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:02 PM

    The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.

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weird

  • US Capitol superheroes fail to break world recordUS Capitol superheroes fail to break world record
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:52 PM

    They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the US Capitol.

  • Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-cityGoing nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:06 PM

    Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

  • Polish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayakPolish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayak
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:34 PM

    A 67-year-old Polish retiree has claimed he kayaked solo across the Atlantic, taking six months to make the ocean crossing from Portugal to Florida.

  • Guatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet recordGuatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet record
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 11:23 PM

    Thousands of Guatemalan Catholics broke their own Guinness record for the world's longest sawdust carpet Thursday with a multi-colored masterpiece stretching down the main avenue of the capital's historic center.

  • Ex-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokesEx-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokes
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 1:42 PM

    In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times. Putin's answer? It's too cold. 

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business

  • New Zealand says yes to Nigella despite US exclusion
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 2:01 AM

    New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United States, according to a report Sunday.

  • New Zealand says yes to Nigella dispite US exclusion
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 1:28 AM

    New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United States, according to a report Sunday.

  • MH370 search at 'critical juncture': Malaysia
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 7:19 AM

    The search for missing flight MH370 is at a "critical juncture", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday, two days after Australia's premier said a submersible device had one week to find wreckage from the plane in the Indian Ocean.

  • Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro share sale
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 1:53 PM

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year.

  • Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro capital increase
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 1:51 PM

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year.

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