Nigeria's new president pledges fight against Boko Haram

30 May 2015

Nigeria's new president was sworn in and pledged to tackle Boko Haram "head on," asserting the fight against the Islamic extremists ...

More than 3,300 migrants rescued in Med, 17 dead: coastguard

30 May 2015

The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of more than 3,300 migrants sailing across the Mediterranean Sea, but also found ...

Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site

30 May 2015

A San Francisco man who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths that ...

Mauritius president steps down

30 May 2015

Mauritius president Kailash Purryag announced today he was stepping down from his position as ceremonial figurehead of the Indian Ocean ...

Widow alleges gang-rape by occultist, friend

30 May 2015

A widow has alleged that she was gang-raped by an occultist and his friend in Mathura. In her complaint to the police, the woman has ...

Factory worker dies in gas cylinder explosion

30 May 2015

A 45-year-old factory worker died today when a gas cylinder exploded while being unloaded at Nehru Ground market of the city. According to ...

Black man found hanged from tree not homicide: US officials

30 May 2015

There was no evidence of foul play in the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, the US Justice Department said ...

Women attack liquor stores

30 May 2015

Women from Chiroli village today attacked liquor stores here and burnt illicit liquor bottles. The women said some people were selling ...

Two killed in Turkey clash between rival Kurds

30 May 2015

Two people were killed and six others injured in southeastern Turkey today in violence pitting the main pro-Kurdish party against a Kurdish ...

Faridabad clash: District authorities meet affected families

30 May 2015

Following the recent communal clash here, Additional Deputy Commissioner Faridabad Aditya Dahiya and SDM Ballabgarh Priyanka Soni today ...

Cricket: Ali helps Pakistan win first series in 17 months

30 May 2015

Azhar Ali hit a solid hundred to help Pakistan win their first one-day series in 17 months with a thumping six-wicket win in the second ...

Saleh says Saudi offered him 'millions' to fight Huthis

30 May 2015

Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh said in an interview broadcast today that he had rejected "millions of dollars" Saudi Arabia ...

Militants kill 19 abducted passengers in Pak's Balochistan

30 May 2015

At least 19 passengers were shot dead today after being abducted by militants from two Karachi- bound buses in Pakistan's troubled ...

Turkish daily accuses government of sending arms to Syrian

30 May 2015

Images and video footage allegedly showing trucks belonging to Turkey's state intelligence service carrying weapons to rebels in Syria were ...

Platini says FIFA change still 'crucial' despite Blatter win

30 May 2015

UEFA leader Michel Platini said that change at the scandal-tainted world football body remains "crucial" despite Sepp Blatter's win in the ...

Russian sports minister welcomes Blatter victory

30 May 2015

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said today he was pleased by Sepp Blatter's reelection as FIFA president amid a massive corruption ...

Emperor Napoleon's life in Legos for Waterloo anniversary

30 May 2015

It's an achievement that Napoleon himself might have been proud of: a huge tableau of the French emperor's life made entirely out of 1.2 ...

Cricket: Ronchi stars in New Zealand revival against England

30 May 2015

Luke Ronchi marked his Test debut with a quickfire 88 as New Zealand fought back on the first day at Headingley today after James Anderson ...

Russia issues blacklist, bars EU politicians: Dutch PM

30 May 2015

Moscow has issued a blacklist of European Union politicians barred from Russia in response to EU sanctions over Crimea and Ukraine, Dutch ...

Belgium, Netherlands probe Germany after spying claims

30 May 2015

Belgium and the Netherlands have launched probes into claims of widespread espionage by Germany, which is accused of helping the US spy on ...

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