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'Avengers' director Joss Whedon releases new film online

NEW YORK: "Avengers" director Joss Whedon released his newest film, "In Your Eyes," online just as it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival late on Sunday, joining the ranks of filmmakers experimenting with straight-to-consumer digital distribution.

US demands 'concrete steps' by Moscow on Ukraine

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Russia to take “concrete steps” to implement an agreement on defusing the crisis in Ukraine.

Gunmen kill five policemen in northwest Pakistan ambush

PESHAWAR (Pakistan): Unidentified gunmen killed five police officers on patrol in Pakistan’s troubled northwest late Monday, police said.

Football: United boss Moyes on verge of sack: reports

LONDON: Manchester United are going to sack manager David Moyes according to the British media who set off a new torrent of speculation surrounding the beleaguered Scotsman on Tuesday.

Football: English Premier League result

LONDON: English Premier League result on Monday:

Football: City beat Baggies to close on Liverpool

Football: City beat Baggies to close on Liverpool

MANCHESTER (United Kingdom): Manchester City narrowed the gap to Premier League leaders Liverpool to six points with a comfortable 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Eastlands on Monday.

Iran nuclear deal proves elusive

Foreign ministers from world powers struggled Saturday to nail down a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, with US Secretary of State John Kerry announcing his imminent departure and Iran's chief negotiator downbeat.

Fall rules Worley out of Winter Olympics

France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February after a fall during the World Cup slalom race at Courchevel on Tuesday.

Moyes defiant as United's top-four bid falters

Manchester United manager David Moyes had no concerns about his side's performance despite the champions suffering their eighth Premier League defeat of the season at Stoke City's windswept Britannia Stadium.

Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings

Iran said it executed 16 "rebels" Saturday in reprisal after gunmen killed at least 14 border guards near the border with Pakistan, in a rugged area often rocked by violence.