5:38 pm August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Graeme Swann reiterated Friday his call to Alastair Cook to stand down as England's one-day captain and quit limited overs internationals completely, saying the team's current approach to the 50-over game was akin to a "two-litre diesel in a Formula One race".
3:43 pm August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Malaysia Airlines will slash thousands of staff, trim routes, replace its CEO and could see future stake sales to outside investors under plans announced Friday to save it from bankruptcy after two devastating disasters.
12:27 pm August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Struggling Malaysia Airlines suspended trading in its shares on Friday ahead of an announcement later in the day on a restructuring plan aimed at keeping the carrier in business following two devastating air tragedies.
12:24 pm August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Sydney. Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nation. It will be Abbott’s first trip to India since his election a year ago and he said in a statement it would […]
6:39 am August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Damascus. Islamic State jihadists boasted Thursday they had executed scores of Syrian troops after capturing a key air base, the latest in a string of abuses that have shocked the world. News of the killings came as US President Barack Obama weighed air strikes on IS positions in Syria and edged closer to greenlighting a […]
6:33 am August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Washington. The subjects were serious enough at President Barack Obama’s impromptu press conference Thursday, but many viewers and the collective press corps seized on something more immediately visible: his tan suit. The president’s decision to address the media in a breezy, light-colored summer suit swiftly took center stage for many even as he addressed Russian […]
6:28 am August 29, 2014 | No Comment
San Francisco. Apple gadget lovers hungered for the “next big thing” on Thursday after the iconic company fired off invites to a mystery unveiling on Sept. 9. Fueling rampant speculation regarding what the company has in store was the fact that the event will be held in the same performing arts center in Silicon Valley […]
6:20 am August 29, 2014 | No Comment
Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tied the knot after nine years together at a secret wedding in the south of France described as a “family affair” with their six children. The A-list Oscar winners were married by a US judge on Saturday in a small chapel at Chateau Miraval, in the […]
6:12 am August 29, 2014 | 3 Comments
Tokyo. Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan’s global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: “But she’s got whiskers!” The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas the world over is, in fact, human. “Hello Kitty is a cheerful and happy little […]