Offshore plan to unleash pent-up liquidity in China. -ST
Militant group Boko Haram's attacks may scare away investors. -ST
Royal Navy commander warns against potential Scottish independence. -ST
Contractors 'to take over from military if no wreckage found in a week'. -ST
On Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab ordered Halawet Rooh (Beauty of the Soul) not to be screened until the censorship board reviews it again. -AFP
The avalanche struck a perilous passage called the Khumbu Icefall, which is riddled with crevasses and piled with serac - or huge chunks of ice - that can break free without warning. -AFP
Gen Sisi, who is riding a wave of popularity after ousting Islamist president Mohamed Mursi last July amid massive street protests, is widely expected to win the May 26 to 27 election. -AFP
Italian police said on Saturday they had prevented a mafia war in Palermo with eight arrests including members of the city's most powerful clan. -AFP
An Iranian woman on death row for the murder of an ex-intelligence official could be forgiven if "she tells the truth", the son of her alleged victim said Saturday. -AFP
Journalists Nicolas Henin, Pierre Torres, Edouard Elias and Didier Francois were found with their hands and eyes bound. -Reuters

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