Fallout from British EU vote alarms Asia, deepens party conflicts


LONDON/BEIJING Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea all fretting over the risk to world financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.

Pakistan army chief flies to Karachi after high-profile attacks

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif flew to Karachi on Sunday for security meetings following high-profile attacks that have raised fears of a slide back into chaos in the busy metropolis once known as the world's most violent megacity.

Israel and Turkey agree to normalise ties - senior Israeli official

Israel and Turkey on Sunday reached agreement to normalise ties, a senior Israeli official told Israeli reporters travelling with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is in Rome.

Bahraini activist to be tried for tweets - lawyer

DUBAI Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab will face trial for tweets condemning the Gulf Arab kingdom's prison system and its involvement in the war in Yemen, his lawyer said on Sunday, and he could face up to 13 years in prison.

Griezmann double sends hosts France into last eight

LYON, France Hosts France came from behind to beat 10-man Ireland 2-1 and reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals after a tactical switch freed forward Antoine Griezmann to score two second-half goals at Parc OL on Sunday.

Spain's conservatives win most seats in election, far left rises

MADRID The conservative People's Party (PP) of acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won most seats in Spain's parliamentary election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, although the result was largely overshadowed by the surge of the far left. | Video

Intel considers sale of cyber security business - FT

NEW YORK Chipmaker Intel Corp is considering the sale of its cyber security business, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Euro 2016: Germany cruise into last eight with 3-0 Slovakia win

LILLE, France Germany thumped Slovakia 3-0 with goals from Jerome Boateng, Mario Gomez and Julian Draxler to cruise into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Sunday and confirm their status as tournament favourites with a sparkling performance.

Clinton campaign hits Trump for seeing Brexit as boon to his business

WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign accused Donald Trump on Sunday of caring more about how Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union would benefit his financial bottom line than how it would impact the U.S. economy.

Merkel signals sober separation from EU 'partner' Britain

BERLIN/HERMANNSWERDER, Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for clear-headed negotiations with "close partner" Britain over its departure from the European Union.


Line, the biggest tech IPO of the year, struggles to show its growth plan can work

TOKYO In delaying its IPO by two years, Japanese messaging app company Line Corp bought time to correct weak financial reporting controls, work on its business plan, bolster staffing - and left billions of dollars on the table as its valuation shrivelled.