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  • Marseille victims of 700,000 euro Chinese bank scam

    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.

  • High-five Mabkhout reveals German club approach

    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.

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  • Pakistan air strikes kill 11 militants: military

    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.

  • Media chief is Australia's highest-paid boss with $16.3 mn

    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.

  • Korean Air VP bags self after nut row

    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.

  • Top Chinese official gets life for $6m bribery: court

    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.

  • Abbott's 'shirtfront' is Australia's word of the year

    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".

  • North Korea urges UN action over 'inhuman' US torture

    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.

  • Australia bows to pressure, pledges $165 mn to UN climate fund

    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.

  • Romanian ex-diplomat convicted for Singapore crash dies

    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.

  • First direct China-Spain freight train arrives in Madrid

    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.

  • Egypt's Sisi to visit China

    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.

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