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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 3:31 PM
Germany's Merkel cheers poll win as 'Schulz effect' fizzles
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday welcomed a surprise state poll triumph by her party as "encouraging" for a September general election, as hype around her main rival fizzled in its [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 3:21 PM
Turks in Germany start voting in Erdogan referendum
Turkish voters in Germany, as deeply split as those in their ancestral homeland, started casting early ballots on Monday in a referendum that could vastly boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 3:13 PM
NATO confirms Rex Tillerson meeting Friday
NATO said it has rescheduled a key meeting of foreign ministers for Friday after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was unable to make the original date next week. [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 3:07 PM
Top Trump aide Kushner to face Russia investigation panel
Donald Trump's son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner will appear before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the US election, the White House said Monday. Kushner, 36, was [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 2:58 PM
Canada to legalize recreational marijuana by mid-2018: report
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals will introduce legislation in the coming weeks which would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada by the middle of next year, reports said [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 2:54 PM
Kremlin critic Navalny gets 15 days in jail after protest
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 15 days behind bars and fined Monday after staging the biggest anti-corruption protests in years, an act branded a "provocation" by the [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 2:47 PM
Heineken bottles out in Hungary beer row
A row between Heineken and a small Romanian brewer backed by the Hungarian government looked to be over Monday, just days after Budapest threatened to ban the Dutch giant's famous [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 2:37 PM
Vatican panel urges 'compassion' for victims of abuse
A panel advising Pope Francis on child protection has called on the Vatican to react "directly and compassionately" to letters from victims of clerical sex abuse, reviving an issue that [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 2:16 PM
RUBBER-Tokyo futures prices after evening session March 27, 2017
Following are prices for Tokyo rubber futures at the end of the Tokyo market's evening session on Mar 2017. Contract Day Volume Evening Volume 17-Mar 261.5 - - - 17-Apr [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 1:40 PM
Singaporean couple jailed for starving Philippine maid
A Singapore couple who starved their Philippine maid until she weighed just 29 kilograms (64 pounds) were ordered jailed Monday in a case described as "shocking" by prosecutors who vowed [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 1:28 PM
Jihadists, racists: Twin fears for French terror victim's daughter
Hanane Charrihi never felt shunned by the country of her birth until a radical drove a truck through a crowd celebrating France's national holiday in Nice, killing 86 people, including [...]
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27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | World | 1:26 PM
EU clears merger of US chemicals giants Dow and DuPont
The EU on Monday approved a $130 billion mega-merger of US agro-chemicals giants Dow Chemical and DuPont, paving the way for major consolidation in a sensitive sector for farmers and [...]
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