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30 Jan 2015 : MARSEILLE - French Ligue 1 giants Marseille were the victims of a 700,000 euro ($793,000) international bank transfer scam to China last year, sources close to the case told AFP on Friday.
30 Jan 2015 : NEWCASTLE (AUSTRALIA) - United Arab Emirates sharpshooter Ali Mabkhout on Friday said he would ask his club about a move to Europe after he finished the Asian Cup with a tournament-leading five goals.
30 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - A statue of French president Charles de Gaulle was unveiled in Beijing on Friday to be permanently displayed in the National Museum on Tiananmen Square in an exceptional honour for a foreign head of state.
30 Jan 2015 : HANOI — Vietnam's military announced Friday it has temporarily grounded Vietnam War-era US-built helicopters after a crash killed four personnel.
30 Jan 2015 : A powerful bomb tore through a busy Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan on Friday, killing more than 60 people in the country's deadliest sectarian attack in nearly two years.
30 Jan 2015 : Three French tourists have been arrested by Cambodian authorities for taking nude photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, officials said Friday.
30 Jan 2015 : The pilots of AirAsia Bhd. Flight 8501 cut power to a critical computer system that normally prevents planes from going out of control shortly before it plunged into the Java Sea, two people with knowledge of the investigation said.
30 Jan 2015 : PHNOM PENH - Three French tourists have been arrested by Cambodian authorities for taking nude photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, officials said Friday.
30 Jan 2015 : HANOI — Police in Vietnam said Friday they had found the mummified remains of 20 monkeys after stopping a bus on the outskirts of Hanoi.
30 Jan 2015 : HONG KONG - Philipp Mattheis knew his gaming app was addictive when he realised he kept checking his phone -- hooked by the brightly-coloured reminders telling him to play again or risk falling from the triple-figure level he had reached.
30 Jan 2015 : The Suvarnabhumi airport taxi driver caught on video cheating a Japanese passenger today faced the music when he reported to the Department of Land Transport.
30 Jan 2015 : SHANGHAI - US fast food giant McDonald's has served up a super-sized order of controversy by proposing a branch in a historic building in one of China's most frequently painted landscapes, Hangzhou's West Lake.