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  • Marseille victims of 700,000 euro Chinese bank scam

    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.

  • High-five Mabkhout reveals German club approach

    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.

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  • France's de Gaulle enshrined in Chinese national museum

    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.

  • Vietnam grounds Huey choppers

    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.

  • Bomb attack at Pakistani mosque kills over 60

    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.

  • Tourists jailed for Angkor nude photos

    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.

  • AirAsia pilots cut critical computer

    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.

  • French tourists arrested for nude photos at Cambodia's Angkor

    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.

  • 20 dead monkeys found on Hanoi bus

    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.

  • The new Candy Crush? Chinese language apps make learning a game

    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.

  • Cheating taxi driver fined B3,000

    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.

  • China not lovin' plan for McDonald's on famed West Lake

    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.

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