A snapshot of Asia would show a region with stable societies and growing economies. But we may look back on this as the time the region fell apart, says Richard N. Haass.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
IN A BID to recruit and retain top talent, employers are reviewing their pay and benefits packages, their engagement with staff and the worker-friendliness of their business locations.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
An aircraft wing fragment washed ashore on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion came from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard, according to experts.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
The British government unveiled plans yesterday to centralise financial regulation further at the Bank of England and reinforce its own powers to shield taxpayers from having to prop up failing lenders in future.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015
Three Palestinians were killed in fresh Israeli air raids in Gaza yesterday, raising the death toll to 18, as militants fired more rockets into the Jewish state.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2012
Palestinian militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip fired rockets and mortars into southern Israel today, despite an unofficial truce meant to defuse days of escalating violence.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011
BACK in 2008, the autumn of the big economic chill, large detached houses were launched at Lisheen Fields, Ballincollig, near Cork city.
Sat, 26 Feb, 2011
An Irish activist seized by Israeli authorities in a commando operation on an aid flotilla has accused armed forces of carrying out an act of piracy.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2010
One of the most wanted Palestinian militants was killed today when an Israeli aircraft attacked a car travelling in the northern Gaza Strip.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2008
Pesticide traces above legally permitted levels were found in a small number of fresh food products in the UK, according to a report out today.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2007
One of the Palestinian militant groups that captured an Israeli soldier last summer said the serviceman is in “good health”, the first time it has given details about his condition.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2007
One of the Palestinian militant groups holding a captured Israeli soldier today said progress has been made in efforts to free the serviceman as part of a prisoner swap with Israel.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2006
Palestinian police arrested a Hamas-linked militant in Gaza City this morning, sparking a gun battle that left two police officers wounded, witnesses said.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2006
Israeli troops killed seven Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip today, one of the bloodiest days of fighting during a four-month offensive.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2006
Israeli forces rounded up dozens of Palestinian Cabinet ministers and MPs from Hamas today, increasing pressure on the Islamic militants to release a captured Israeli soldier.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2006
A Palestinian militant leader today said a captured Israeli soldier was being held in a “secure place,” and he claimed that his group also seized a Jewish settler in the West Bank.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2006
A statement from Palestinian groups purporting to hold an Israeli soldier have demanded the release of women and children under 18 held in Israeli prisons.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2006
Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip infiltrated Israel through a tunnel early today, attacking a military post and killing two Israelis before soldiers shot dead three gunmen, the army, militants and witnesses said.
Sun, 25 Jun, 2006
An Israeli airstrike targeted a group of Palestinians after they tried to fire home-made rockets into Israel, killing three militants, hospital officials said.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2006
The Palestinian government’s security chief, a key player in rocket attacks on Israel, was killed late yesterday in an Israeli air strike that threatened to escalate clashes between the two sides into a far fiercer conflict.
Deadly factional fighting in Gaza has created a “dangerous” situation, the Palestinian prime minister said today, adding that his security forces would try to get gunmen off the streets.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2006
A Palestinian militant with ties to Hamas was killed yesterday in a car bomb in Gaza, unleashing factional unrest that left three others dead and 35 wounded, in the first direct threat to the Islamic group’s new government.
A PALESTINIAN militant with ties to Hamas was killed in a car bomb yesterday, unleashing factional unrest that left three others dead and more than 20 wounded - in the first direct threat to the Islamic group’s new government.
Rival Palestinian factions clashed at the funeral of a militant today, killing three people and wounding 25 others, hospital officials said.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2006
The Palestinians’ ruling Fatah Party has split, with young activists forming their own group for the January parliamentary election.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2005
A Palestinian militant group, the Popular Resistance Committees, today claimed responsibility for killing a former Gaza security chief in his home.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2005
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