World

No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks

Wednesday, 22 October 2014.

HONG KONG: Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass rallies.

Washington Post ex-editor Ben Bradlee of Watergate fame, dies at 93.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014.

WASHINGTON: Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal which brought down US president Richard Nixon, died Tuesday. He was 93.

India boss gives workers cars, home deposits, jewellery for festival

Monday, 20 October 2014.

AHMEDABAD, India : A generous boss in western India has given 1,200 of his workers new cars, deposits for flats and thousands of dollars worth of diamond jewellery as rewards for loyalty.

Indian footballer dies after fatal goal celebration

Monday, 20 October 2014.

NEW DELHI: A 23-year-old Indian footballer has died from severe spinal cord damage after attempting to celebrate a goal with a somersault, an official told Reuters on Monday.

Bus accident kills 20, leaves 30 injured

Monday, 20 October 2014.

DHAKA: At least 20 people were killed and 30 injured when two buses collided head-on in northern Bangladesh on Monday, police said.

Mysterious submarine near Stockholm might be Dutch

Monday, 20 October 2014.

MOSCOW: A mysterious “foreign vessel” the Swedish military have been searching for off the coast of Stockholm might belong to the Netherlands, a source in the Russian defence ministry was quoted as saying on Monday.

Japan firm showcases Bat-Signal of the future

Monday, 20 October 2014.

TOKYO: A free-floating image created by firing lasers into thin air was unveiled in Japan on Monday, offering the possibility one day of projecting messages into a cloudless sky, as seen in Batman.

Kerry urges Asia to boost anti-Islamic State push

Monday, 20 October 2014.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Monday for Asian nations to step up their efforts to combat Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus.

Liverpool anthem latest cry of Hong Kong protesters

Monday, 20 October 2014.

HONG KONG: An anthem long embraced by Liverpool Football Club has become the latest battle line drawn between Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters and the city’s police.

High Intensity Interval Training commutes to the cubicle

Monday, 20 October 2014.

NEW YORK: High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, which has successfully sprinted from the playing fields of professional athletes to the fitness centers of everyday exercisers, may be coming to a cubicle near you.