[LONDON] Residents of 800 tower block flats were being evacuated in London on Friday due to fire safety fears over their external cladding, after testing prompted by the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno.

[RIYADH] Six foreign pilgrims were hurt on Friday in Saudi Arabia when a suicide bomber targeting Islam's holiest site of Mecca blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said...

[WASHINGTON] Federal Reserve officials on Friday argued both sides of the debate over how the US central bank should react to a recent downturn in inflation, highlighting a discussion that could...

VISITOR arrivals to Singapore rose 4.4 per cent year on year in the first four months of 2017, with China emerging as the top source market for travellers.

SINGAPORE'S factory output continued to moderate by growing at a lower-than-expected 5 per cent in May 2017 versus a year ago, as the electronics cluster sustained its double-digit growth while...

LEE FAMILY SPAT

HO CHING, wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, said on Friday that Lee Hsien Yang and his sister Lee Wei Ling were informed about the loan to the National Heritage Board (NHB) of the late Lee Kuan...

LEE FAMILY SPAT

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong was given a "deed of gift" relating to his late father's belongings in his official capacity, said Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong...

LEE FAMILY SPAT

THE late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew's final will specifically accepts and acknowledges that demolition of his Oxley Road house may not take place, said Senior Minister of State for Law...

[LONDON] Sterling gained by almost half a per cent against the US dollar on Friday, helped by a shift in expectations for interest rates that has some in the market backing the Bank of England to...

[WASHINGTON] The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the US presidential race, the Washington...