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14 mins ago

CLT20: Chennai Super Kings aim to bounce back against Dolphins

After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match of the Oppo Champions League T20. #Brendon McCullum #Champions League T20 #Champions League Twenty20 #Chennai Super Kings #CLT20 2014 #Cricket #CSK #Dolphins #Dwayne Smith #Kyle Abott #MS Dhoni #Sports #Suresh Raina

25 mins ago

Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on militants, nuclear program

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior Iranian officials told Reuters. The comments from the officials, who asked not to be named, highlight how difficult it may be for the Western powers to keep the nuclear negotiations separate from other regional conflicts. #Arabic #Argentina #China #facebook #Italy #Japan #markets #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

38 mins ago

Akshar took a lot of pressure off me, he made it look so easy: Miller

Man-of-the-match David Miller credited young bowler Akshar Patel for coming good when the team needed it the most, saying that the tailender's knock enabled Kings XI Punjab to defeat Barbados Tridents in the Oppo Champions League T20 match. #Akshar Patel #Barbados Tridents #Champions League T20 #Champions League Twenty20 #CLT20 #Cricket #David Miller #Kings XI Punjab #Ravi Rampaul #Sports

40 mins ago

New Zealand PM storms to third term but faces slowing growth ahead

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Key secured New Zealand's first majority government in almost 20 years on a promise to maintain a strong economy, but slowing growth in China may challenge his outlook and also threaten fiscal discipline. #Argentina #Economy #France #India #Japan #Mexico #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom

55 mins ago

About 60,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey from Islamic State advance

SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - About 60,000 Syrian Kurds fled into Turkey in the space of 24 hours, a deputy prime minister said on Saturday, as Islamic State militants seized dozens of villages close to the border. Turkey opened a stretch of the frontier on Friday after Kurdish civilians fled their homes, fearing an imminent attack on the border town of Ayn al-Arab, also known as Kobani #Arabic #Argentina #Business #facebook #India #Italy #markets #Mexico #Russia #United Kingdom

60 mins ago

Madras HC directs applicants to justify why they are seeking information under RTI

In a serious blow to transparency regime in the country, the Madras High Court has said RTI applicants must give reasons for seeking information as it gave relief to its Registry from disclosing file notings on a complaint against a chief metropolitan magistrate. #India activism #Madras HC #Madras High Court #Right to Information Act #RTI

Sep 21, 2014

Egypt to host Palestinian-Israeli Gaza talks in days – state news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will host talks between rival Palestinian factions within days, followed by indirect negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis on the ceasefire in Gaza, the state news agency MENA said on Saturday. #aut #cnt #content #cookie #rch #rco #typeof-registered #undefined #values #wcntn #Yahoo!

Sep 21, 2014

North Korean pocket rocket Om Yun Chol breaks weightlifting world record

North Korean pocket rocket Om Yun Chol broke his own weightlifting world record at the Asian Games on Saturday, while hosts South Korea matched powerhouse China's gold medal haul with five on the first day of competition. #Asian Games #Asian Games 2014 #China #Korea #North Korea #Om Yun Chul #weightlifting

Sep 21, 2014

Fiji coup leader Bainimarama claims election victory

PERTH Australia (Reuters) - Voreqe Bainimarama, the former naval officer who has twice seized power in Fiji via military coups, on Sunday claimed victory in the Pacific island nation’s first election following eight years of military rule. The 60-year-old strongman ruler, known as "Frank" Bainimarama, has been prime minister of Fiji, a nation of 300 islands with a population of about 900,000, since 2007. The poll conducted on Wednesday was broadly praised by a 92-member international observer group, despite opposition accusations of fraud #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #Business #China #France #Mexico #Middle East #opinion