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Investigators on Saturday arrested the captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board, as divers finally accessed the submerged vessel and spotted what they...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson says winning must become a habit for the Giants after they crushed Salford Red Devils 42-22 on Good Friday. Prior to the victory in Greater Manchester, Anderson's...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
French Ligue 1 table ahead of Sunday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): PSG 33 24 7 2 74 19 79 Monaco 33 20 9 4 54 27 69 Lille...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday's Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory. The 31-year-old Belgian, who won back-to-back Amstel races in 2010 and 2011...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
The United Nations Security Council said the attack which killed at least 58 people on a UN base in South Sudan where thousands of civilians were sheltering may 'constitute a war crime'. Expressing...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Veteran actress Kim Novak has lashed out at the "bullies" who mocked and criticized her appearance at the Academy Awards last month. The 81-year-old, star of Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 masterpiece "...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Rafael Nadal won't panic after having his cloak of claycourt invincibility ripped to shreds by David Ferrer, but admits he needs to quickly rediscover his famed Spanish fire. The world number one...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
The United States ramped up the pressure on Moscow on Friday, urging "full and immediate compliance" of a four-way agreement on Ukraine and warning of new sanctions if Russia fails to do so. It came...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Nevermind the Ukraine crisis and Washington's sanctions against Moscow: US automakers say the Russian market is their next big frontier. Russia is simply too large and too important for carmakers to...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has had high-profile run-ins with the law recently but the White House doesn't appear set to add to his growing catalogue of woes. Just under 275,000 people have added...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
After the tech euphoria of 2013, the fast-moving sector has hit a speed bump. The wobbly action of 2014 is still an open question: is this a correction, bear market or a bubble like the catastrophic...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:32
Arsene Wenger insists his Arsenal side have made progress this season despite once again facing a battle to hold on to a top four spot. Wenger's side travel to Hull on Sunday in the fourth and final...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
World leaders, writers and legions of fans paid tribute Friday to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, while his homeland remembered the literary legend with music, candles and...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
Chelsea's vast experience of the Premier League title race could be the deciding factor as the Blues try to overhaul leaders Liverpool, according to the club's assistant manager Steve Holland. Jose...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains confident he will be able to keep his players focused against Norwich City as they attempt to take another step towards the Premier League title. The Reds...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
Manchester United manager David Moyes will be under the spotlight when he returns to Everton on Sunday for the first time since he left the club for Old Trafford at the end of last season. Moyes was...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
A list of the last 15 winners of the Amstel Gold Race ahead of the 2014 edition which begins in Maastricht on Sunday: 2013 - Roman Kreuziger (CZE) 2012 - Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) 2011 - Philippe...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
Monaco host Nice in a Cote d'Azur derby on Sunday looking to get back to winning ways in Ligue 1 after the blow of losing in the French Cup semi-finals. The principality club were stunned by...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by Moscow-backed rebels in...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by Moscow-backed rebels in...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 00:31
They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the US Capitol. Exactly 237 people...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:46
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico's capital and Pacific coast on Friday, shaking buildings, bringing down walls and prompting people to rush into the street. The country, however,...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:46
Celtic League table after Friday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Leinster 20 15 1 4 517 319 12 74 Ulster...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:46
Defending champions Castres stayed on course for the French Top 14 play-offs Friday with veteran full-back Romain Teulet enjoying an emotional farewell at the Pierre-Antoine stadium which has been...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:46
Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday. After a poor...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:46
Private US firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Friday, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab. After three delays, the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:45
Private US firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Friday, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab. After three delays, the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:45
An Egyptian police officer was killed on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. Militants have stepped up...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:45
An Egyptian police officer was killed on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. Militants have stepped up...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 20:45
Burnley will have to wait at least another few days to clinch promotion to the Premier League as Derby stayed in the hunt on Friday. Sean Dyche's Burnley moved within touching distance of the top-...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:41
Burnley will have to wait at least another few days to clinch promotion to the Premier League as Derby stayed in the hunt on Friday. Sean Dyche's Burnley moved within touching distance of the top-...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
English Football League tables after Friday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Championship Leicester 42 27 9 6 78 43 90 -- promoted Burnley...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will go to the World Cup but risks not being 100 percent fit, the surgeon who operated on the Monaco star's ruptured knee ligaments said Friday. "At the highest level...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
World Cup ticketing centers opened in Brazil on Friday allowing fans who have managed to purchase match tickets for the June 12 to July 13 extravaganza to claim them. Centers opened in ten of the 12...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
English Premiership table after Friday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Saracens 19 17 0 2 535 284 8 76 Northampton 19 14 1 4 475...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
Hip-hop star Chris Brown will stand trial on Monday for an alleged assault outside a trendy hotel in Washington. If convicted, Brown could face up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Brown, 24,...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
Celtic League results on Friday: Glasgow 27 Ulster 9 Leinster 62 Benetton Treviso 7 Playing Saturday (1400GMT unless stated) Connacht v Munster Newport Gwent Dragons v Ospreys (1545GMT) Zebre v...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:40
The United States on Friday indefinitely extended the review process for a controversial Canada-to-US oil pipeline, potentially delaying a final decision on the project until beyond mid-term...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:39
An Egyptian police officer was killed on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. A policeman and a civilian...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:39
An Egyptian police officer was killed on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. Militants have stepped up...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:22
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French Top 14 standings after Friday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Montpellier 25 14 1 10 623 515 12 70 Toulon 24 14 1 9 597...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:22
Scottish Premiership result on Friday: Inverness CT 0 Aberdeen 0 Playing Saturday (1400GMT unless stated) Hearts v Ross County, Kilmarnock v Partick, Motherwell v Celtic (1145GMT), St Johnstone v...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:22
Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city....
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
A year after promising to continue Hugo Chavez's legacy, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is struggling to lead an oil-rich country plagued by economic crisis, violent protests, and rampant crime....
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
The new prime minister of Madagascar announced a cabinet of technocrats and relative political unknowns on Friday in a bid to renew international support and move on from the country's chronic...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
English Premiership result on Friday: Harlequins 24 Leicester 20 Playing Saturday (1400GMT unless stated) Bath v Worcester Exeter v Sale Wasps v Gloucester (1415GMT) Playing Sunday Newcastle v...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
Scottish Premiership table after Friday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Celtic 33 28 4 1 82 16 88 -- champions Aberdeen 34 19 7 8 47 30 64...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
Collated English Football League results on Friday: Championship Blackburn 0 Yeovil 0 Blackpool 0 Burnley 1 Bournemouth 2 Sheffield Wednesday 4 Charlton 0 Bolton 0 Doncaster 0 Derby 2 Huddersfield 1...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
Johnny Depp has abandoned flashy pirate gear, wigs and other "clown nose" costumes to plunge into the serious, even cerebral "Transcendence," a sci-fi thriller about nanotechnology. Known for his "...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:21
Pope Francis attended an emotional night of prayers for hot-button social issues including domestic abuse, prison overcrowding and unemployment to mark the Good Friday before Easter. The candle-lit...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:20
Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday. After a poor...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:20
French Top 14 results on Friday: Castres 22 Montpellier 15 Saturday Oyonnax v Toulouse, Perpignan v Toulon, Biarritz v Brive, Grenoble v Bayonne, Racing Metro v Clermont, Stade Francais v Bordeaux...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:20
Spanish league table after Friday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Atletico Madrid 34 27 4 3 74 22 85 Real Madrid 33 25 4 4 94 32 79 Barcelona...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:20
French Ligue 1 results on Friday: Saint-Etienne 0 Rennes 0 Sunday Monaco v Nice, Bastia v Ajaccio, Bordeaux v Guingamp, Lorient v Montpellier, Reims v Sochaux, Valenciennes v Nantes, Marseille v...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:19
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill barring US visas for UN envoys seen as a threat to American security or having engaged in "terrorist activity" -- a measure aimed at Iran's...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:18
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill barring US visas for UN envoys seen as a threat to American security or having engaged in "terrorist activity" -- a measure aimed at Iran's...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:18
The pathologist hired by Oscar Pistorius will not give evidence at the athlete's murder trial because of scheduling issues and not due to any contradiction with the defence's case, one of the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:18
The pathologist hired by Oscar Pistorius will not give evidence at the athlete's murder trial because of scheduling issues and not due to any contradiction with the defence's case, one of the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:18
Spanish league result on Friday: Atletico Madrid 2 (Miranda 71, Diego Costa 90+1-pen) Elche 0 Saturday (all times GMT) Osasuna v Valencia (1400), Levante v Getafe (1600), Real Sociedad v Espanyol (...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:18
AFP
Spanish league result on Friday: Atletico Madrid 2 (Miranda 71, Diego Costa 90+1-pen) Elche 0 Saturday (all times GMT) Osasuna v Valencia (1400), Levante v Getafe (1600), Real Sociedad v Espanyol (...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:18
AFP
French Ligue 1 table after Friday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): PSG 33 24 7 2 74 19 79 Monaco 33 20 9 4 54 27 69 Lille 33...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:48
French Ligue 1 table after Friday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): PSG 33 24 7 2 74 19 79 Monaco 33 20 9 4 54 27 69 Lille 33...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:48
Presidents, writers and legions of fans paid tribute Friday to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the late giant of Latin American literature whose work inspired generations of...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:48
Presidents, writers and legions of fans paid tribute Friday to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the late giant of Latin American literature whose work inspired generations of...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:48
The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago was reportedly arrested early Saturday, as divers overcame strong currents and near zero visibility to enter the submerged vessel for...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:17
Delivery of our text services was disrupted on Wednesday between 1710 and 1948 GMT. Action has been taken to ensure that the problem does not reoccur. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:17
AFP
Turkey's embattled premier made a formal complaint to the country's top court on Friday, saying secret recordings spread on the Internet were a violation of his family's rights. Prime Minister Recep...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:37
The United Nations, which said Friday at least 58 people were killed in an attack against one of its bases in South Sudan, has been the target of several attacks in the past decade. Here are some of...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:11
High-flying diplomacy in Geneva might have forged an accord meant to soothe the war fever threatening Ukraine. But the pro-Moscow separatist insurgents on the ground in eastern Ukraine, where they...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:11
Reigning world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is concerned the years are against him as he bid to equal Stephen Hendry's modern-day record of seven global titles. The 38-year-old O'Sullivan, a five-time...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:11
Members of the Jewish community in the pro-Russian protest hub of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine said Friday that they were left shaken by the distribution of tracts demanding the registration of Jews....
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:11
Morocco's King Mohamed VI attended weekly Friday prayers during a rare visit to Western Sahara, official media reported, ahead of a UN vote on the disputed territory. MAP news agency said the king...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:11
Results on the sixth day of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters on Friday (x denotes seeding): Quarter-finals Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x3) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x8) 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 David Ferrer (ESP x6) bt...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:11
Energy giant Reliance Industries Ltd reported a marginal rise in quarterly profit Friday, with billionaire tycoon Mukesh Ambani saying his company had turned in a "satisfying" full-year performance....
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
A 15-year-old French girl whose disappearance had triggered a Europe-wide alert was found safe and sound Friday and the much older man she disappeared with was arrested, judicial sources said....
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year. The bank said...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
Russia's education ministry has proposed a new anti-terrorism law calling for continuous monitoring of Internet use in schools and universities, a measure which critics say is aimed stamping out...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
Venezuelans, already struggling to find basics like milk and toilet paper at the supermarket, are now confronted with empty appliance store windows and clothes racks at shopping centers. Malls have...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
A 67-year-old Polish retiree has claimed he kayaked solo across the Atlantic, taking six months to make the ocean crossing from Portugal to Florida. Aleksander Doba said on his Google+ page that he...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States. "While this is an exciting moment, we still have a...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whose poor health forced him to vote from a wheelchair in Algeria's presidential election, has won a fourth term with 81.53 percent of the votes, the interior minister announced...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:10
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whose poor health forced him to vote from a wheelchair in Algeria's presidential election, has won a fourth term with 81.53 percent of the votes, the interior minister announced...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
Roger Federer battled back from a set down to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 and reach the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday. Federer will face either defending champion Novak...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
Syrian army forces advanced Friday around rebel-held areas of the Old City of Homs, as a car bomb hit a regime-controlled part of the city, killing 14 people. Around 1,200 rebel fighters and nearly...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
Syrian army forces advanced Friday around rebel-held areas of the Old City of Homs, as a car bomb hit a regime-controlled part of the city, killing 14 people. Around 1,200 rebel fighters and nearly...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico's capital and Pacific coast on Friday, shaking buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street as power went out. There...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
Ukraine's embarrassed armed forces on Friday said it had recovered two armoured personnel carriers that were seized earlier in the week by pro-Russian rebels when a military offensive turned to...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot and close friend David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer scraped into the last-four....
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:09
Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who won a fourth presidential term on Friday with nearly 82 percent of the votes cast, was victorious despite frail health preventing him from even campaigning. The...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers were killed Friday by an avalanche in the deadliest mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak,...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
Pro-Russian rebels stubbornly refused to cede control of a string of towns in eastern Ukraine on Friday, jeopardising a deal backed by the West and Russia meant to ease tensions and rejecting...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico's capital and Pacific coast on Friday, shaking buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street as power went out. There...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
Ali Benflis, the main rival of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algeria's leadership contest, refused on Friday to recognise the incumbent's re-election by more than 80 percent of the vote. "I do...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
Russia will not be the only party held responsible for implementing an agreement on easing tensions in Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, adding that threats of further sanctions by Washington...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met separately Friday with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian source said, a day after five hours of three-way talks failed to bring agreement. Indyk first...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:08
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika clinched a fourth term on Friday, despite his poor health, winning a landslide victory in an election marred by low turnout and his rival alleging fraud. The...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:02
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika clinched a fourth term on Friday, despite his poor health, winning a landslide victory in an election marred by low turnout and his rival alleging fraud. The...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:02
Bernard Hopkins, boxing's oldest world champion at age 49, isn't getting knocked out by Father Time just yet. Instead, he's going the distance to give old age a tremendous fight. Hopkins, the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:02
Bernard Hopkins, boxing's oldest world champion at age 49, isn't getting knocked out by Father Time just yet. Instead, he's going the distance to give old age a tremendous fight. Hopkins, the...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:02
The expertly armed, masked men in matching camouflage stripped of all insignia are tough, taciturn and tactically devastating. And according to President Vladimir Putin, they are not -- absolutely,...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:02