Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

29 Aug 2014

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Hamas today for needlessly extending fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip, casting doubt on ...

UN watchdog tells US to curb police racism

29 Aug 2014

The United States must stem police racism and brutality, a UN watchdog said today, as debate rages over the shooting of unarmed black ...

China military shows off newest choppers, tanks

29 Aug 2014

China is showing off the growing sophistication of its defense industries by featuring its newest attack helicopters and main battle tanks ...

Death toll in east Ukraine conflict nears 2,600: UN

29 Aug 2014

The conflict raging in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people, the United Nations said today, voicing concern about atrocities ...

Freed Pakistani academic taught Taliban captors' children

29 Aug 2014

A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taliban captivity today told how he taught the militants' children maths and English and met ...

Brazil falls into recession as election looms

29 Aug 2014

Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, has fallen into recession, further weakening President Dilma Rousseff, just weeks before voting in ...

Defiant Gaza militants vow to rearm amid shaky truce

29 Aug 2014

Thousands of militants paraded in the besieged Gaza Strip today, defiantly saying they would rearm as the prospects of a final deal on a ...

Sweden court accepts receivership for Saab carmaker

29 Aug 2014

A Chinese-owned company set up to take over Saab's assets after the troubled Swedish carmaker's bankruptcy said on Friday it had succeeded ...

Utseya was backed up by fellow offspinner John Nyumbu,

29 Aug 2014

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South Africa recovers to beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs

29 Aug 2014

South Africa's bowlers delivered a 61-run win over Zimbabwe as Dale Steyn and Ryan McLaren took three wickets each to bowl the hosts out ...

Indian students major contributor to US economy: Report

29 Aug 2014

Foreign students from India, China and South Korea are the major contributors to the US economy with the host country earning USD 21.8 ...

We have a lot of options for top slot, says Raina

29 Aug 2014

India today suffered a set-back with opener Rohit Sharma being ruled out of the remainder of the series but star batsman Suresh Raina said ...

UK supermarket giant Tesco rocked by new crisis

29 Aug 2014

British supermarket giant Tesco plunged deeper into crisis today after issuing yet another profits warning, cutting both its dividend and ...

Pak stocks gain momentum as army intervenes to end crisis

29 Aug 2014

Pakistan's stock exchange rallied strongly today trading 793.31 points or 2.86 per cent up after army intervened to end the two-week-long ...

44 Fijian soldiers held captive by rebels in Syria

29 Aug 2014

Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as UN peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria today while 75 Philippine soldiers were ...

ECB denies 'court-siding' eviction story

29 Aug 2014

The English & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has denied that the eviction of a man from the SWALEC stadium in Cardiff during the second ODI ...

Russia closes 12 McDonald's branches, inspects 100

29 Aug 2014

Russia has temporarily closed 12 branches of McDonald's on health grounds and is carrying out more than 100 inspections, the US fast food ...

Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

29 Aug 2014

British Home Secretary Theresa May said today the country's terror threat risk level was being raised to "severe" due to fears over the ...

Pak Rights group asks authorities to protect minorities

29 Aug 2014

A rights group today expressed concern over the status of minorities, including Sikhs and Hindus, in Pakistan and asked authorities to ...

2 more held for Indian man's murder in Singapore

29 Aug 2014

Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 26-year-old Indian man in Singapore last week. Murugaiya Suresh ...

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