Syrian troops kill 30 rebels near Damascus

27 Nov 2014

Syrian government forces have killed at least 30 rebels in an ambush in the suburbs of Damascus where troops and allied gunmen have been on ...

Hughes condition was "incredibly rare", says Aus Team doctor

27 Nov 2014

The "incredibly rare" condition that took Phillip Hughes' life has only been reported 100 times in medical history and only the second time ...

Two dead, seven missing as storm hits Philippines

27 Nov 2014

Two people were killed and seven others missing in the Philippines after a tropical depression spawned huge waves and flash floods, forcing ...

I'm living like a fugitive: Johnny Depp

27 Nov 2014

Actor Johnny Depp, who loved transforming himself to portray out-of-the-box characters on-screen, says the intense focus on his life makes ...

South African President to visit China next week

27 Nov 2014

South African President Jacob Zuma will embark on a four-day state visit to China next week where he will hold talks with his Chinese ...

Oscar for 'Unbroken' would be great: Angelina Jolie

27 Nov 2014

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says an Oscar for her upcoming film 'Unbroken' would mean a lot for her as she feels responsible to the ...

MCC condoles death of Phil Hughes

27 Nov 2014

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) today joined the global cricket fraternity in condoling the tragic death of Australian batsman Phillip ...

Malaysia PM refuses to scrap sedition law

27 Nov 2014

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak today abandoned plans to repeal a controversial sedition law saying the legislation would not only ...

China denies reports to set up 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean

27 Nov 2014

Defending its submarine's docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed "utterly groundless" reports that it is ...

New plastic breaks down on demand

27 Nov 2014

Indian-origin researchers and colleagues have developed a way to build novel plastics that can be degraded with light after use and turned ...

Prehistoric wars hastened brain's capacity for collaboration

27 Nov 2014

Warfare may have allowed humans to evolve high intelligence and the ability to work together toward common goals, according to a new ...

Some not comfortable about playing with Aamir: PCB chief

27 Nov 2014

The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has revealed that some players in the national cricket team are not keen on ...

Toyota finds new air bag issue, recalls more cars

27 Nov 2014

Toyota Motor Corp recalled more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan today as part of a worldwide scare over defective air bags and is ...

N Korean leader's sister named as senior official

27 Nov 2014

North Korea has revealed that leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, strengthening ...

Foreigner among 5 killed in Afghan bombing

27 Nov 2014

A suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital today, killing at least five ...

Modi plants Banyan tree sapling at SAARC retreat resort

27 Nov 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a sapling of a Banyan tree at a resort in Dhulikhel, a tourist paradise where the SAARC leaders ...

Glassy protein solution may cause eyesight deterioration

27 Nov 2014

Long-sightedness caused by age could be due to proteins in the lens of the eye that are converted from a fluid solution to a solid, glassy ...

UN nominates Bangla woman scientist for its Technology Bank

27 Nov 2014

A leading Bangladeshi woman scientist was today nominated by the UN as member of a panel to assess functions of forming a technology bank ...

Top US Diplomat Nisha Biswal meets Nepal Army chief

27 Nov 2014

Nisha Desai Biswal, the Obama administration's point person for South and Central Asia, today met Nepalese Army Chief Gen Gaurav Shumsher ...

Three cups of coffee a day reduce Alzheimer's risk

27 Nov 2014

Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day could reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's by up to 20 per cent, scientists claim. The ...

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