World

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.

Aquino says US ties above transgender murder

Monday, 20 October 2014.

MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the murder of a Filipino transgender prostitute allegedly by a US Marine should not sour ties with the United States.

China gives US$6 million for food in Ebola countries

Monday, 20 October 2014.

BEIJING: China has donated $6 million to help stave off food shortages in the three African countries worst affected by the Ebola virus, the World Food Program announced Monday, part of Beijing’s growing assistance to a continent where its companies have become major investors.

Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking route

Monday, 20 October 2014.

KATMANDU, Nepal: Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.