Issue: March 08, 2013   (Archive)
Saturday, November 29, 2014   

N Korea nuke threat as UN turns screw
The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions against North Korea amid escalating tensions as the North threatened a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States.

Cameron vow hit by surge in migration
Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a blow to his re-election campaign after his pledge to cut migration to the tens of thousands was undercut by new data showing a net 260,000 people moved to Britain in the year to June.

Video shows quick-fire cop kills boy
US police officers shot dead a 12-year-old black boy carrying a replica gun within seconds of their patrol car arriving on the scene, a surveillance video showed.

Polls face likely delay, say Thai generals
Thailand's junta said elections in the military-ruled kingdom will likely be delayed until 2016, days after military officials ruled out lifting martial law any time soon.

Officer tells of 'clean conscience'
Darren Wilson, who could have faced charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to first-degree murder, said there was nothing he could have done differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown that would have prevented his death.

'Better night' for riot city after guards go in
Some 2,000 National Guard troops, dispatched to the St Louis area, helped police stave off a second night of rioting and arson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Riots as teen-kill cop avoids charge
The US town of Ferguson erupted in violence as protesters shot at police and set cars and buildings ablaze after a grand jury chose not to indict a white officer who killed an unarmed black teen.

12-year-old with toy gun killed by cops
A 12-year-old African American boy waving around what turned out to be a toy gun at a playground has been shot and killed by police in Cleveland.

Top cops charged for royal slurs
Two high-ranking Thai policemen have been charged with royal defamation, a rare arrest of senior public servants as use of the draconian law intensifies after a May coup.

Fears rise as decision nears on killed teen
Anxious residents of a St Louis suburb were awaiting a grand jury's decision on whether to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a black teen in a case that has become a flashpoint for US race relations.

Moment of truth for nuke talks
Iran has signaled it is open to having nuclear talks with world powers extended by up to a year if no real progress toward a deal is achieved before a deadline.

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.