Oct 8, 2015

Malaysia prosecutor clears 1MDB officials on bank report

The Malaysian attorney general’s office said on Thursday it had reviewed the report of a central bank investigation into troubled state fund 1MDB and decided that fund officials had not committed any offense. The statement comes in response to rare intervention in public affairs ...

Oct 8, 2015

U.S. to sail warships near disputed South China Sea islands: report

The United States is expected to sail warships close to China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea within the next two weeks to signal it does not recognize Chinese territorial claims over the area, the Financial Times reported, citing a senior U.S. official. ...

Oct 8, 2015

Tunisian lawmaker escapes assassination attempt by gunman

A lawmaker from Tunisia’s ruling secular party escaped an assassination attempt on Thursday when a gunman riddled his car with automatic rifle fire from a passing vehicle. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the shooting but Tunisia is caught up in a ...