Sunday November 29 2015
3 HR PSI 61
Singapore 32°C/24 °C
ST Index 2,859.120 -25.570


MOSCOW (AFP) - Moscow slapped sanctions on Ankara on Friday (Nov 27) as the war of words over a downed Russian warplane escalated, with Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning Russia not to "play with fire".

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Black Friday shopping started early for some shoppers in the United States who braved long queues and cold weather to be the first in line. It falls on  Nov 27, the day after Thanksgiving, and is commonly regarded as the beginning of the Christmas season.