In his new role, Park will help channel ideas from the tech community, as well as keep government updated on how technology is evolving, the source added. -Reuters
They have hired a US lawyer and have refused to speak to their police-appointed Indonesian lawyer about what happened. -Reuters
Lithuania requested an emergency meeting of the 15-nation council on Friday to discuss the latest development in Ukraine. -Reuters
NATO said Russian troops had been firing artillery across the border and within Ukraine in a major escalation of military support for pro-Moscow rebels since mid-August. -Reuters
President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law requires companies to provide free birth control coverage as a preventive service included in their health plans. -Reuters
Russia's economy has contracted in annual terms for two months in a row. -Reuters
Eight people suspected of running an online sexual extortion racket involving children and preying on Asians have been arrested. -Reuters
Rosberg set a best time of one minute 51.577 seconds around the classic Ardennes circuit. -Reuters
If a brand of milk powder is recalled, customers who bought cans from any Redbaby store or its e-commerce website would be paid up to S$405.63 per can. -Reuters
WHO said that it had drawn up a draft strategy plan to combat Ebola in West Africa over the next six to nine months, implying that it does not expect to halt the epidemic this year. -Reuters