An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.
A Minnesota manufacturer was allegedly duped into supplying some 6,000 long-range radio frequency modules to clients in Singapore, who then illegally forwarded them to Iran, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said today.
Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia have stepped up maritime and air patrols in the Malacca Strait after receiving a warning that a terrorist group was planning attacks on oil tankers in the waters, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.
President Barack Obama and nearly two dozen fellow leaders from Europe and the Asia-Pacific region agreed Sunday that next month’s much-anticipated international climate change meetings will be merely a way station — not the once hoped-for end point — in the difficult search for a worldwide global warming treaty.
Governments are racing to find and contain pockets of swine flu around the globe, seeking to stem both the threat of a pandemic and public panic. "We're preparing in an environment where we really don't know ultimately what the size or seriousness of this outbreak is going to be," U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Sunday.
Light, sweet crude for March delivery fell 45 cents to $34.48 a barrel by midafternoon in Singapore on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract on Tuesday fell $2.58 to $34.93. Investors are doubting whether a $787 billion stimulus bill, signed Tuesday by President Barack Obama, will be enough to jolt the U.S. out of its worst recession in decades.
, February 18, 2009
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