Islamic State turns to selling fish, cars to offset oil losses – report – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Islamic State turns to selling fish, cars to offset oil losses – reportChannel News AsiaIslamic State earns millions of dollars a month running car dealerships and fish farms in Iraq, making up for lower oil income after its battlefield losses, Iraqi judicial authorities said on Thursday. Posted 28 Apr 2016 23:55. PHOTOS. A flag belonging …U.S., allies… Read more →

Fears of Nuclear, Missile Tests Overshadow North Korea's First Party Congress In 36 Years – Forbes

Forbes Fears of Nuclear, Missile Tests Overshadow North Korea’s First Party Congress In 36 YearsForbesNorth Korea gets more publicity for its upcoming Party Congress by scaring everyone about missile and nuclear tests than it does by publicizing the Congress itself. The assumption is that “Respected Leader” Kim Jong-Un wants to hold the Congress both …Russia, China in agreement on North… Read more →

All 13 people presumed dead in Norway helicopter crash: Reports – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia All 13 people presumed dead in Norway helicopter crash: ReportsChannel News AsiaA helicopter ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea on Friday, killing at least 11 of the 13 people on board, rescue officials said. Posted 29 Apr 2016 18:35; Updated 30 Apr 2016 00:00. PHOTOS. Rescuers work at a …Norway helicopter… Read more →

SA Judge finds Jacob Zuma should face corruption charges – BBC News

BBC News SA Judge finds Jacob Zuma should face corruption chargesBBC NewsSouth Africa’s President Zuma should face corruption charges over a 1999 arms deal, the High Court has ruled. The charges were dropped just weeks before the 2009 election which led to Jacob Zuma becoming president. Ruling on the case brought by the …Spy Tapes: what did the court find?News24Hawkers and… Read more →

Syria calls local truces; UN condemns "monstrous disregard" for lives – The Straits Times

Telegraph.co.uk Syria calls local truces; UN condemns “monstrous disregard” for livesThe Straits TimesMOSCOW/BEIRUT (REUTERS) – Syria declared brief local truces near Damascus and in one province on Friday (April 29) but made no mention of halting combat on the main battlefield in Aleppo, after a surge in fighting the United Nations said …Syria temporary ‘regime of calm’ does not include Aleppo:… Read more →