Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

01 Nov 2014

Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared today to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by ...

Egypt jails eight men for three years over 'gay marriage'

01 Nov 2014

An Egyptian court jailed eight men for three years today over a video prosecutors claimed was of a gay wedding, which went viral on the ...

Lahiri shoots two-under at CIMB Classic

01 Nov 2014

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri brought in his first under-par round of the week as he carded a two-under 70 to move to even-par 216 for three ...

Chance for both India, Sri Lanka to claim No. 1 ODI ranking

01 Nov 2014

Currently placed at number three behind South Africa and Australia, India have an opportunity to jump to the top in the ICC ODI team ...

Suicide car bomber kills 9 Afghan police, soldiers

01 Nov 2014

An Afghan official says at least nine members of the country's security forces have been killed in a suicide attack in eastern Logar ...

Marsh hits fifty as follow-on looms for Australia

01 Nov 2014

Mitchell Marsh hit his maiden half century but Australia still face the danger of the follow-on in the second Test against Pakistan here ...

3 dead as Yemen's Shiite rebels attack Sunni party HQ

01 Nov 2014

Three people were killed in clashes triggered by a Shiite rebel attack on the headquarters of Yemen's Sunni Al-Islah party in the ...

Anger in Hong Kong as protesters compared to slaves

01 Nov 2014

A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, ...

Qaeda drives moderate Syria rebels from northern bastion

01 Nov 2014

Fighters from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front have driven rebels of the Western-backed Syrian Revolutionary Front from their bastion in ...

Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday

01 Nov 2014

Hello Kitty, Japan's global icon of cute, marked her 40th anniversary today with a human-size version of the feline character regaling fans ...

Australia wildfires kill firefighter, raze 2 homes

01 Nov 2014

A firefighter has been killed and at least two homes have been destroyed by Australian spring wildfires, officials said today. The ...

Power blackout hits Bangladesh

01 Nov 2014

A nationwide power blackout hit Bangladesh today when a transmission line supplying electricity from India broke down. The interconnection ...

Presidential campaign gets under way in Tunisia

01 Nov 2014

Campaigning opened today for a presidential election in Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, with secularist Beji Caid Essebsi seen ...

Nepalese students on exposure visit to Calcutta University

01 Nov 2014

A group of Nepalese students is visiting Calcutta University to share their experiences and interact with leading educational personalities ...

Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger heading for split?

01 Nov 2014

Singer Avril Lavigne's marriage to musician husband Chad Kroeger is reportedly in trouble. There were rumours earlier that the couple had ...

Clarke fights as Australia crumble in second Test

01 Nov 2014

Skipper Michael Clarke held firm amid a wicket slide as Australia crumbled to 120-5 on the third day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi ...

Gandalf's stick in 'Lord of the Rings' sold at USD 390,000

01 Nov 2014

The white staff wielded by actor Ian McKellen's character Gandalf in 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy has been sold at 245,000 pounds at an ...

Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

01 Nov 2014

Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the ...

Kim orders changes to new airport to avoid copying:state media

01 Nov 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered changes to the design of Pyongyang's new international airport to reflect the country's ...

'Mobile phone apps cutting into wealth management industry'

01 Nov 2014

Mobile phone apps with artificial intelligence are increasingly becoming popular for trading in financial markets and are cutting into the ...

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