Russia must stop supporting 'terrorist activities': Kiev

17 Apr 2014

Ukraine will demand that Russia cease its support for "terrorist activities" on its territory, the Ukrainian foreign minister said on the ...

Liberia's first post-war president dies

17 Apr 2014

Former Liberian president Gyude Bryant, who led a peacetime government after two ruinous back-to-back civil wars, died aged 65, the ...

Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

17 Apr 2014

The diplomat who was president of the UN Security Council in April 1994 has apologised for the council's refusal to recognise that genocide ...

Google profits grow, but short of expectations

17 Apr 2014

Google has said its first quarter profit rose 32 per cent from a year ago to USD 3.45 billion, in results below most Wall Street ...

Blast outside home of jailed Greek ex-official

17 Apr 2014

An explosion outside the home of a Greek ex-government official jailed for corruption caused material damage but no injuries, the state ...

Pro-Russians take two Ukrainian soldiers 'hostage'

17 Apr 2014

Ukraine's defence ministry said today that pro-Russian militants had taken two of its soldiers "hostage" in the separatist eastern region ...

Kerry lands in Geneva for crunch Ukraine talks

17 Apr 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Geneva today for high-stake talks on the escalating crisis in Ukraine, which faces the threat of ...

Six dead, 290 missing in S. Korea ferry sinking

17 Apr 2014

South Korean rescuers and dive teams worked frantically under floodlights as fears rose for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry sank ...

Iran foreign minister to visit Russia next week

17 Apr 2014

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Russia next week for a meeting of the countries that border the Caspian Sea, ...

Former British bank chief charged with drug possession

17 Apr 2014

The former chairman of Britain's embattled Co-operative Bank, Paul Flowers, was charged today with drugs possession offences. Flowers ...

Thousands of workers strike at China shoe factory

17 Apr 2014

Tens of thousands of workers were on strike today at a factory in southern China which makes shoes for Nike and Adidas, rights groups and a ...

Israel, Palestinian peace meet postponed after killing

17 Apr 2014

A meeting between Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators scheduled for today has been postponed, an official said, after a fatal ...

Sri Lankans urged to search for President's missing macaws

17 Apr 2014

Four macaws belonging to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse have escaped his tightly-guarded official residence in Colombo, his office ...

Iraq: Abu Ghraib prison closure not permanent

17 Apr 2014

An Iraqi Justice Ministry official today said that this week's closure of the infamous Abu Ghraib prison west of Baghdad is temporary and ...

17 injured in highway clash of Croatian fans

17 Apr 2014

Police say at least 17 supporters of two rival Croatian football clubs have been injured, two seriously, as they clashed on a busy ...

US court upholds Snowden email firm contempt

17 Apr 2014

A US federal appeals court has upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency ...

KKR win toss, opt to bat

17 Apr 2014

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat in the IPL opening match against Kolkata Knight Riders here ...

Police: 6 dead infants born at home

17 Apr 2014

A woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities ...

Will win most times if we put up good scores, says Gambhir

17 Apr 2014

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was today confidence personified and said his team will end up "winning most times" if it puts ...

Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail

17 Apr 2014

The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings was ...

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