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30 Jan 2015 : MARSEILLE - French Ligue 1 giants Marseille were the victims of a 700,000 euro ($793,000) international bank transfer scam to China last year, sources close to the case told AFP on Friday.
30 Jan 2015 : NEWCASTLE (AUSTRALIA) - United Arab Emirates sharpshooter Ali Mabkhout on Friday said he would ask his club about a move to Europe after he finished the Asian Cup with a tournament-leading five goals.
10 Dec 2014 : ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military said on Wednesday it had killed 11 militants in air strikes in a troubled tribal district near the Afghan border.
10 Dec 2014 : SYDNEY - The head of leading Australian media group Nine Entertainment, David Gyngell, was the country's best paid boss in 2014, raking in Aus$19.6 million (US$16.3 million), a survey showed Wednesday.
10 Dec 2014 : SINGAPORE – Heather Cho, daughter of Korean Air Lines Co Chairman Cho Yang Ho, resigned after her ordering an employee to leave a plane over service standards created a backlash from the public.
10 Dec 2014 : A former top Chinese economic planning official was convicted of bribery Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison after a former lover went public with a litany of accusations against him.
10 Dec 2014 : "Shirtfront", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to challenge Russia's Vladimir Putin, was Wednesday picked as the National Dictionary Centre's word of the year, beating "man-bun".
10 Dec 2014 : SEOUL - North Korea, rattled by UN condemnation of its human rights record, urged the Security Council Wednesday to censure the United States for its use of "inhuman torture" methods.
10 Dec 2014 : Australia bowed to international pressure and pledged Aus$200 million (US$165 million) to the UN-backed Green Climate Fund Wednesday to mitigate the impact of global warming on poor countries.
10 Dec 2014 : BUCHAREST - A former Romanian diplomat convicted for a deadly 2009 hit-and-run accident in Singapore died on Tuesday in a Bucharest jail hospital, local media reported.
10 Dec 2014 : MADRID - The first freight train to link China directly to Spain arrived in Madrid on Tuesday after covering over 13,000 kilometres (8,000 miles) in a test run of a planned regular service between the two nations.
10 Dec 2014 : CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is to travel to China for the first time since he won a May election, in the wake of European and US tours, his office said Tuesday.