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Mullah Omar’s family does not endorse new Taliban leader-statement | Reuters

PESHAWAR, Pakistan The family of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has not backed his announced successor, it said on Sunday, and wants the new chief to be chosen by leading Islamic scholars and veterans of the movement. An audio statement, which four Taliban sources said was by Omar's younger brother Abdul Manan, said the family had not given its baiyat, or pledge of allegiance, to Akhtar Mohammad Mansour and did not want to make a choice amid differences. #Afghanistan #Business #India #Middle East #Pakistan

Aug 2, 2015

One pilot killed, another injured after helicopter crash at Russian airshow | Reuters

MOSCOW One pilot died and another was injured when a helicopter crashed at an airshow in the Russian region of Ryazan on Sunday. During aerobatics at the event some 200 km (124 miles) south-east of Moscow, an Mi-28 helicopter went into a flat spin before crashing #Argentina #Economy #Europe #markets #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom

Aug 2, 2015

Drishyam review: A decent copy, but Ajay Devgn will make you long for Kamal Haasan

All said and done, Kamath’s Drisyham proves a carbon copy is just that: a decent copy. #Ajay Devgan #Ajay Devgn #Bollywood #Drishyam #Movie review #Nishikant Kamat

Aug 2, 2015

Drishyam review: It’s a promising murder mystery weakened by Ajay Devgn

If Nishkant Kamat had the gumption (and the freedom) to focus on story instead of possible box office returns, Drishyam could have been a good film. #Ajay Devgn #Bollywood #Drishyam #Mohanlal #Movie review #Nishikant Kamat #Shriya Saran #Tabu #The Devotion of Suspect X

Aug 2, 2015

Five killed in clashes near oil port in eastern Libya – medics | Reuters

BENGHAZI, Libya Five people were killed and 12 wounded during clashes in eastern Libya between forces loyal to its internationally recognised government and Islamist groups, medics said on Sunday. Fighting broke out on Saturday in the town of Ajdabiya, near the oil port of Brega, and a war plane attacked suspected Islamist positions to the south of the town, residents said #Africa #Economy #India #Islam #Latin America #Security

Aug 2, 2015

Watch: Military helicopter in Russia crashes during air show, one dead

Russia's Defence Ministry says one of its helicopter gunships has crashed during an air show, killing one of its crew members and injuring another. #Dubrovichi firing range #Helicopter crash #Mi-28 #military chopper #Moscow #NewsTracker #Russia #Ryazan #Video #World

Aug 2, 2015

Kerry says United States, Egypt return to stronger base in relationship | Reuters

CAIRO The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in their relationship despite tensions and concerns over human rights, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday at the first strategic dialogue between the two sides since 2009. U.S.-Egyptian relations cooled considerably after Islamist president Mohamed Mursi was ousted in 2013 by the military amid mass protests against his rule. #Africa #Argentina #Business #Egypt #markets #United States