Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia

26 Oct 2014

At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a ferry capsized in the southern African country of Zambia, police said today. Among ...

Clashes in Jerusalem ahead of Palestinian killer driver

26 Oct 2014

Israeli police clashed with Palestinians in east Jerusalem today and braced for more ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian driver who drove ...

US students fight for lives after latest school shooting

26 Oct 2014

Two teenage US girls were fighting for their lives today after they were both shot in the head by a schoolmate during a deadly attack at a ...

US to recognise gay marriage in another six states

26 Oct 2014

The US government announced today it would recognise same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not ...

Anger mounts in Hungary over internet tax

25 Oct 2014

A proposed Hungarian tax on internet usage has sparked new accusations of an anti-democratic crackdown in the EU member as tens of ...

Three Turkish soldiers shot dead in southeast: report

25 Oct 2014

Masked gunmen today shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the restive Kurdish majority southeast of the country, the official Anatolia news ...

US-led aircraft pound IS group with 23 air strikes

25 Oct 2014

The US-led military coalition pounded the Islamic State group today and yesterday, with 22 air strikes in Iraq and one in Syria, the ...

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

25 Oct 2014

President Barack Obama says the US must be guided by science not fear as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, ...

US condemns Iranian woman's execution: State Dept

25 Oct 2014

The United States today condemned the hanging of a Iranian woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried ...

Suicide attack kills 8 Shiite militiamen in Iraq

25 Oct 2014

Iraqi authorities say a suicide bombing has killed eight Shiite militiamen just north of Baghdad. Iraqi police officials say the attack ...

Kerry urges Moscow to implement Ukraine peace deal

25 Oct 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Moscow to fully implement last month's ceasefire agreement on Ukraine, the State Department said ...

Wozniacki eyes maiden Slam after 'learningful' year

25 Oct 2014

Caroline Wozniacki set her sights on winning her first Grand Slam title on Saturday as she expressed pride at emerging strongly from a ...

Syria rebels battle for Aleppo supply route: monitor

25 Oct 2014

Syrian rebels fought fierce clashes with loyalist troops today as they tried to secure their supply line to second city Aleppo against ...

IS attacks crossing as Kobane awaits Iraq Kurd relief

25 Oct 2014

Islamic State group fighters made a new bid to cut off the Syrian border town of Kobane from neighbouring Turkey today as preparations ...

Shahid, Vishal attend 'Haider' screening at Rome Film Festival

25 Oct 2014

Actor Shahid Kapoor and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj attended the screening of their latest venture 'Haider' at the 9th edition of Rome Film ...

Zimbabwe out for 240 in 1st test vs Bangladesh

25 Oct 2014

Shakib Al Hasan claimed 6-59 to spin Bangladesh into a strong position against Zimbabwe on the first day of the first test on Saturday. ...

Protesters top 1 mn in anti-job reform Rome rally: organisers

25 Oct 2014

Some one million Italians took to the streets of Rome today for a demonstration organised by Italy's largest trade union to protest Prime ...

Sundar Pichai to head Google's products business

25 Oct 2014

India-born chief of Google's Android unit, Sundar Pichai, will now lead the US-based search engine giant's global products business as part ...

Sania, Cara record nervy win, enter WTA year-end finals

25 Oct 2014

Sania Mirza and Cara Black showed nerves of steel as they saved three match points in the Super Tie Break against Kveta Peschke and ...

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

25 Oct 2014

A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since ...

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