South Sudan sacks army chief after rebels seize oil hub

24 Apr 2014

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacked his army chief today after rebels seized a major oil hub, unleashing two days of ethnic slaughter ...

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

24 Apr 2014

The founder of Russia's leading social media network, a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg, has left his post as CEO ...

4 dead: Car bomb blast at Nairobi police station

24 Apr 2014

Police in Nairobi say four people have died after a car bomb blast just outside a police station in central Nairobi. David Kimaiya, the ...

ECI depends on donkeys to ferry election materials to hills

24 Apr 2014

In this age of high tech equipment, ECI still has to depend on support of donkeys to conduct polling in remote villages in the country. ...

ICG personnel attacks fishermen

24 Apr 2014

Two fishermen of Idinthakarai village were today allegedly assaulted by Indian Coast Guard personnel in the sea, fishermen association ...

Court grants CBI two days custody of IAAS officer

24 Apr 2014

A CBI Court here today granted the investigating agency two days custody of A Paramasivam, an officer of the Indian Audits and Accounts ...

Scientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's

24 Apr 2014

Spanish scientists have for the first time used gene therapy to reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's, an advance that could lead to ...

SMS-based system to know turn in queue in polling booths

24 Apr 2014

The district administration has come out with the SMS-based system to help the voters to know the number of voters in the queue at polling ...

3 charged with sending chemical equipment to Syria

24 Apr 2014

US prosecutors have charged a Pennsylvania man and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection ...

Berlusconi signs up for community service

24 Apr 2014

Italian former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi officially signed up to his community service today, agreeing to a court document which ...

Exhumation of suspected mass grave begins in Serbia

24 Apr 2014

Forensic experts began exhumation work today on a suspected mass grave in Serbia believed to contain remains of ethnic Albanians killed ...

Iraq officials targeted as violence kills 13

24 Apr 2014

Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister's convoy today, as violence killed 13 people ...

Bomb blast wounds UN peacekeeper in Mali: UN

24 Apr 2014

A roadside bomb struck a UN vehicle in northern Mali today, wounding a peacekeeper from Guinea during a UN visit of foreign dignitaries, an ...

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

24 Apr 2014

Spacewalking astronauts replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station today and got their orbiting home back up to full ...

Camilla's brother dies

24 Apr 2014

The Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles' brother Mark Shand has died after sustaining a serious head injury. The 62-year-old travel ...

Amazon Prime wins deal with HBO

24 Apr 2014

Amazon scored a deal today to distribute old shows from premium cable television channel HBO (Home Box Office) to its monthly Prime ...

Man climbs atop electricity tower

24 Apr 2014

A man climbed atop a tower that transmits electricity and threatened to commit suicide before the police managed to bring him down in Bundu ...

1998 hooch tragedy accused acquitted

24 Apr 2014

Almost 18 years after 46 persons were killed after consuming spurious liquor, a court here today acquitted all the 21 accused in the case ...

Jadeja all-round show helps Chennai beat Rajasthan by 7 runs

24 Apr 2014

Ravindra Jadeja produced a brilliant all-round display after Dwayne Smith's fine batting show as Chennai Super Kings defended a modest ...

60 per cent of China underground water polluted: report

24 Apr 2014

Sixty percent of underground water in China which is officially monitored is too polluted to drink directly, state media have reported, ...

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