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world Singapore lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors

Foreigners with HIV will be able to visit for up to three months but will still be prevented from staying long term or working in the city-stateSingapore has lifted its two-decade-long ban on HIV-infected people entering the country, but will limit their stay to a maximum of three months.The health ministry said on Monday that the ban was lifted on 1 April, given the current context with more than 5,000 Singapore residents living with HIV and the availability of effective tre

29 minutes ago // ABC

world Eurozone Inflation Stable at Low Rate of 0.2 Percent

Eurozone inflation stable at low annual rate of 0.2 percent in August

30 minutes ago // Reuters

world Thai police hunt two bombing suspects after weekend raids

BANGKOK Reuters - Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing issued arrest warrants on Monday for two suspects after a second weekend raid on a suburban apartment block uncovered possible bomb-making materials.

31 minutes ago // ABC

world Thai Police Award Themselves $84K for Arrest of Bomb Suspect

Pat on the back: Thai police award themselves $84,000 for arresting suspect in Bangkok bombing

31 minutes ago // MSNBC

world These Amateurs Are Embarking on 40,000-Mile Yacht Race

Around 700 sailors including many amateurs will face wild weather hazards during the year-long trip across the world's most treacherous seas.

32 minutes ago // Fox News

world Pat on the back: Thai police award themselves $84,000 for arresting suspect in Bangkok bombing

Thai police congratulated themselves for making an arrest in Bangkok's deadly bombing and announced Monday they would give themselves an $84,000 reward, though the man has not been charged — let alone convicted — and may not be the prime suspect.

35 minutes ago // Reuters

world China to open high-speed rail link to North Korean border

BEIJING Reuters - China will open a high-speed rail line to the North Korean border on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said, the latest effort to boost economic ties despite tension between the countries.

35 minutes ago // Fox News

world Austria begins inspecting trucks after migrant deaths

Austrian authorities have begun inspecting trucks at its border with Hungary after 71 migrants were found suffocated in a refrigeration truck last week.

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Canadians, Pakistani and Nigerian Among Dead in Saudi Fire

Saudi official: Canadians, Pakistani and Nigerian among those killed in housing complex fire

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Indian Scholar Who Criticized Idol Worship Murdered at Home

South Indian scholar who criticized idol worship, superstition gunned down at home

37 minutes ago // Fox News

world South Indian scholar who criticized idol worship, superstition gunned down at home

Indian police are investigating the weekend murder of a scholar who was known for his outspoken criticism of idol worship and religious superstition.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Saudi official: Canadians, Pakistani and Nigerian among those killed in housing complex fire

A Saudi official says three Canadians, a Pakistani and a Nigerian were among those killed in a fire that engulfed parts of a residential compound in the kingdom's oil-rich east.

41 minutes ago // USA Today

world Chinese thirst for Netherland's milk dries up stocks

After a contamination scandal, Chinese value milk powder from the Netherlands.

41 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Phantom review India's Jack Bauer blows diplomacy out of the water

Kabir Khans pacy film about an army officer sent to flush out the killers of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks is a reckless yet revealing piece of pulp fictionJust as 9/11 gave rise, after an appropriate mourning period, to a decade of soul- and cave-searching in American cinema, so the spectre of the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai in 2008 seems likely to hover over Indian cinema for the foreseeable future.

42 minutes ago // BBC

world NatWest Bank hit by new IT glitch

NatWest Bank is experiencing some problems with its online banking system, meaning customers cannot access web services.

45 minutes ago // The Guardian

world George Osborne making 'wrong moral choice' on nuclear weapons

Scotlands deputy first minister accuses chancellor of jumping gun by announcing extra 500m for Trident baseScotlands deputy first minister has accused George Osborne of making the wrong moral choice on nuclear weapons after the chancellor announced £500m of extra spending at the Trident submarine base in Faslane.John Swinney accused Osborne of ju

45 minutes ago // The Guardian

world George Osborne making 'wrong moral choice' on nuclear weapons

Scotlands deputy first minister accuses chancellor of jumping gun by announcing extra 500m for Trident baseScotlands deputy first minister has accused George Osborne of making the wrong moral choice on nuclear weapons after the chancellor announced £500m of extra spending at the Trident submarine base in Faslane.George Swinney accused Osborne of

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Motoring collector Lord Montagu dies

Lord Montagu, who established the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, dies aged 88.

48 minutes ago // Reuters

world Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission

WARSAW Reuters - Two advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in Poland on Monday for a one-day working visit, the Polish army said, a part of Washington's efforts to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian actions in Ukraine.

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Austria defends border checks amid migration crisis

Country says increased controls do not violate EUs open-border policy and will target traffickers after discovery of 71 dead refugees in abandoned vanAustria has denied that it is in violation of the European Unions open-border policy, after it tightened up controls in the face of the growing migration crisis.Queues built up on the M1 motorway in Hungary leading to Austria, which also shares borders on its eastern side with Slovakia, Slovenia and the Czech Republic.

50 minutes ago // BBC

world NatWest Bank hit by IT glitch

NatWest Bank is experiencing problems with both customer payments and its online banking system.

50 minutes ago // BBC

world Bangkok police claim bomber hunt reward

Thailand's police chief says an $83,000 public reward will go to his own men after they arrested a suspect in the deadly bombing of a Bangkok shrine.

52 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world After tragedies, E.U. leaders will meet on refugees

BRUSSELS In an urgent bid to address Europes mounting migrant crisis, top E.U. officials on Monday were discussing plans to meet next month to try to streamline a fragmented process that has led asylum-seekers to take desperate steps to scale Europes high walls.

55 minutes ago // USA Today

world Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 15-mile backup

Austria's decision to start inspecting trucks at its border with Hungary has created a huge traffic jam.

57 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Mother Drowns Twin Sons in Bathtub: Cops

Mireya Alejandra Lopez, a 22-year-old mother from Avondale, Arizona, has admitted intentionally drowning her twin toddlers in a bathtub, police said.

58 minutes ago // BBC

world Motoring collector Lord Montagu dies

Lord Montagu, who established the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, has died aged 88

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Rice Condemns Pakistan-Based Militant Attacks in Afghanistan

U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice told top leaders in Islamabad that attacks in Afghanistan by Pakistan-based militants were absolutely unacceptable.

1 hour ago // ABC

world 200 Residents of Iraqi Town Held by Islamic State Group

Official says some 200 residents of Iraqi town held by Islamic State militants after clashes

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Official says some 200 residents of Iraqi town held by Islamic State militants after clashes

The mayor of a remote, Islamic State-held town in western Iraq says some 200 residents are detained by the group after clashes there.

1 hour ago // USA Today

world Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects

1 hour ago // ABC

world Austria Inspects Trucks for Migrants, Creates 15-Mile Backup

Austria checks trucks for migrants, creates huge traffic jam on main Budapest-Vienna highway

1 hour ago // VOA

world Spain to Hand Over American-Belgian Man Arrested Over Blood Diamonds

Spanish court officials say an American-Belgian businessman arrested for suspected involvement in enslavement and pillaging blood diamonds during Sierra Leone's civil war will be handed over shortly to Belgium. A National Court spokesman said Monday the man, identified as Michael Desaedeleer, has agreed to be handed over to the Belgian authorities who sought his arrest. The official spoke on condition of anonymity in keeping with court regulations. Spanish police said Desaedeleer, 64, was ar

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Remnants of Deadly Erika Threaten Flash Floods

Flood warnings were issued across most of Florida as the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika was set to bring at least five inches of rain.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Eurozone Inflation Stable at Annual Rate of 0.2 Percent

Eurozone inflation stable at annual rate of 0.2 percent in August

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Man shot dead by police in north London

Officers called to address in Enfield after reports that armed man was making death threatsPolice have shot dead a man in north London after he made threats to kill, Scotland Yard has said.The man, described as white and in his 40s, was killed by police outside an address in Cedar Road, Enfield, at 11.50pm on Sunday. Continue reading...

1 hour ago // BBC

world Reds accept Sunderland's Borini bid

Liverpool accepted an offer worth up to 10m for forward Fabio Borini from fellow Premier League side Sunderland.