ABUJA, Nigeria: Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.
NEW YORK: It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda’s humanoid robot.
LISBON: Ten players were booked, two sent off, both coaches were dismissed and fans ran on to the pitch as Benfica, playing for more than one hour with 10 men, beat arch-rivals Porto 3-1 to reach the Portuguese Cup final on Wednesday.
LONDON: Liverpool’s position atop the Premier League table was strengthened on Wednesday when title rivals Manchester City were held to a 2-2 draw at home to bottom club Sunderland.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak extended his condolences to family members of DAP veteran leader and Bukit Gelugor member of parliament, Karpal Singh who was killed in a road accident near Kampar, Perak early this morning.
UNITED NATIONS, United States: Western diplomats called on Russia to stop interfering in Ukraine on Wednesday in a stormy Security Council meeting dominated by a row over a UN human rights report.
VALENCIA, Spain: Gareth Bale scored a stunning individual goal five minutes from time to win the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid as they overcame Barcelona 2-1 at the Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES: A 15-year-old girl has been rescued in Argentina after being nearly starved and beaten in a garage by an adoptive family for nine years, a court source said Wednesday.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Scores of female students kidnapped by Islamic militants from a northeastern Nigerian school are free, Nigeria’s military reported Wednesday.
KAMPAR: It was a picture of grief at the Kampar Hospital when Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh's family members arrived to claim his remains.