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British Muslims blame jihadi subculture after beheading video

British Muslims blame jihadi...

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LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called for action on Thursday to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S....

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas...

August 22
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GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip in an air strike on Thursday and said it would continue to target the group's armed leadership...

Briton suspected of being behind journalist’s beheading

Briton suspected of being behind...

August 22
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LONDON — The Islamic State jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley is believed to be the leader of a group of British militants — dubbed the Beatles — who...

US refused to pay militants for release of journalist

US refused to pay militants for...

August 22
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WASHINGTON — American journalist James Foley lost his life this week at the hands of the Islamic State. Before pulling out the knife used to decapitate him, his masked...

Gallery: Marathons gain traction in sports vacations

Marathons gain traction in sports...

August 22
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SINGAPORE — For six days in February, financial manager Catherine New took time out from her busy work schedule to soak in the winter wonders of Kumamoto, in southern Japan,...

Singapore condemns actions of Islamic State

August 22
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Singapore has strongly condemned the actions of the Islamic State, including the “horrific murder” of American journalist James Foley and its violent campaign against minority...

Thai army leader named as PM

August 22
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BANGKOK — Thai junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was yesterday elected Prime Minister in Parliament, in a move that has been widely expected since he seized power in May.

Dortmund’s Asian leap of faith

Dortmund’s Asian leap of faith

August 22
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SINGAPORE — Top Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund are betting on South-east Asia to help propel the club further up the rungs in the money game of world football, and have...

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Martina has done S’pore proud

Martina has done S’pore proud

Teenage shooter Martina Veloso’s (picture) silver medal in the women’s 10m air rifle...

An avoidable glut of lawyers?

How things have changed in the 12 years since I qualified as a lawyer. (“Spike in...