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February 22, 2018 10:10 AM Five dead, 15 missing in Indonesia landslide

A landslide is seen from top of a hill in Brebes February 22, 2018, in this image obtained from social media. — Picture by Aji Santoso via ReutersJAKARTA, Feb 22 — At least five people have been killed and 15 are still missing after a landslide cascaded down the terraced slopes of a rice field on the Indonesian island of Java today, officials said. The victims 4

February 22, 2018 9:33 AM Fresh rocket fire on Syria enclave kills 13, says monitor

Men inspect damage after an airstrike on the rebel held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta April 7, 2017. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Feb 22 — Rockets fired by Syrian regime forces killed at least 13 civilians in the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus today, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human 4

February 22, 2018 5:00 AM Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes, next to computer keyboard, are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. — Reuters picTAIPEI, Feb 22 —Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth T$5 million (RM666,145) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island. Bitcoin is a virtual currency 5

February 21, 2018 12:26 PM Rare toll booth power failure causes traffic backlog

A power outage at the Sungai Buloh toll plaza caused over an hour of backlogged traffic spanning several kilometres this evening. — Picture via Facebook/Pine LoPETALING JAYA, Feb 21 — A rare power outage of several booths at the Sungai Buloh toll plaza caused over an hour of backlogged traffic spanning several kilometres this evening. According to a Astro 8

February 21, 2018 11:42 AM Lebanon arrests former IS financial official, says source

Despite being defeated in Syria, IS militants are still active. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Feb 21 — Lebanese intelligence arrested a man today they believe was a financial official for Islamic State in Syria, a security source said. The Syrian, arrested in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, was responsible for collecting money for the militant group in Albu Kamal 9

February 21, 2018 8:57 AM Mawson return boosts resurgent Swansea

Swansea City’s Alfie Mawson after their Premier League match against Burnley at Liberty Stadium, Swansea, February 10, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 21 — Swansea City have received a boost as defender Alfie Mawson returned to training and is in contention to play in Saturday’s Premier League match at Brighton and Hove Albion. The 24-year-old, who has played 9

February 21, 2018 3:23 AM Trump Hotels, Middle East and Macau among big winners of new Forbes Travel Guide

The iconic Burj al-Arab hotel is seen on the coast of Dubai on November 25, 2013. — AFP picNEW YORK, Feb 21 ― In the latest edition of the Forbes travel guide, the Middle East made its inaugural debut with a quartet of five-star hotels, while South America boasts its first five-star property. In the 60th edition of its Star Ratings awards, Forbes inspectors 9

February 21, 2018 2:20 AM Trump, Mexican president talk security, trade, migration

MEXICO CITY: US President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto agreed to boost cooperation on security, trade and migration in a phone call Tuesday, both countries said. The tension between the two countries has soared over Trump's anti-Mexican rhetoric, but there are recent signs the two leaders are trying to smooth things over. Last week, the White 9

February 20, 2018 4:00 PM Pro-Syrian government forces enter Afrin to aid Kurds

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near the city of Afrin, Syria February 19, 2018. — Reuters picANKARA, Feb 20 — Pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria’s north-western Afrin region today to help a Kurdish militia there fend off a Turkish assault, raising the prospect of a wider escalation. Soon after the convoy of militia fighters 11

February 20, 2018 10:14 AM Erdogan says Turkish forces to besiege Syria’s Afrin town in coming days

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near the city of Afrin, Syria February 19, 2018. — Reuters picANKARA, Feb 20 — Turkey will lay siege to Afrin in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today a month after Ankara launched an offensive against Kurdish militia in the region. “In the coming days, swiftly, we will lay siege to the centre 15