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Daughter’s plea for Rajiv Gandhi murder plotter

The murder of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in May 1991 stunned India – but it was also a personal tragedy for a young girl who had yet to be born. Haritha...

China tightens security in restive Xinjiang

China has banned pigeon flying and tightened airport security in the run-up to an international trade fair in Xinjiang after a series of deadly attacks in the restive...

Dravid set to make T20 debut for injury-hit India

Veteran India batsman Rahul Dravid is set to play his first — and last — Twenty20 international in the one-off game against England at Old Trafford here on...

Myanmar jails man for 10 years for web article

A court in military-dominated Myanmar has sentenced a retired major to a decade in prison for writing an article deemed subversive and distributing it to overseas media,...

Chinese rage at Cuban hurdler Robles

Chinese sports fans reacted furiously Tuesday after homegrown hero Liu Xiang was prevented from winning the 110 metre hurdles at the World Championships in Daegu by an...

Ghribi takes 2nd in women’s steeplechase at worlds

DAEGU, South Korea (AP) — Tunisian runner Habiba Ghribi had only one thing on her mind as she raced to silver in the women’s steeplechase at the world...

Deputy chief of Maoists sworn in as Nepal’s new PM (AP)

AP – The deputy leader of Nepal’s former Maoist rebels took the oath of office as prime minister Monday and began forming a government that will attempt to...

Turkish military: Up to 160 Kurdish rebels killed (AP)

AP – Turkey’s military said Monday that its air strikes and artillery fire on suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq have killed an estimated 145...

60 yacths enter Wakatobi at conclusion of SWB

Up to the conclusion of Sail Wakatobi Belitong (SWB) 2011 in Wakatobi on Monday, 60 rally participants moored in Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

Cuban appeal rejected, Dayron Robles remains disqualified and Jason Richardson wins gold

DAEGU, South Korea (AP) — Cuban appeal rejected, Dayron Robles remains disqualified and Jason Richardson wins gold. on Twitter, become a fan on EDITORS' PICKS...