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Spanish health worker flown home after possible Ebola contagion

By | November 21, 2014

Madrid, Nov 21 : A Spanish health worker with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) arrived back in Spain Friday morning from Mali after being deemed at risk of contagion from the Ebola virus.… Read it!

Ukraine accuses Russia of cross-border shelling

By | November 21, 2014

Kiev, Nov 21 : Ukraine Friday accused Russia of carrying out cross-border shelling against Ukrainian positions in the eastern part of the country even as pro-Russian separatists put the toll in the ongoing conflict at 5,000.… Read it!

Obama set to be chief guest at India’s R-Day

By | November 21, 2014

By Arun Kumar, Washington, Nov 21 : Signifying a renewal of the India-US strategic partnership, President Barack Obama has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to join India’s Republic Day celebrations as chief guest in January.… Read it!

World Chess Championship: Anand unable to breach Carlsen’s defence, splits point

By | November 21, 2014

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 21 : Overcoming some anxious moments, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen Friday played out the 10th game of the world chess title match to a 32-move draw against Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in Russia.… Read it!

Chinese court upholds life sentence against Uyghur activist

By | November 21, 2014

Beijing, Nov 21 : A court in western China has upheld the conviction and life sentence handed down against Uyghur activist Ilham Tohti, who appealed the sentence when it was first passed in September, one of his attorneys Li Fangping, … Read it!

World Chess Championship: Anand, Carlsen draw 10th game

By | November 21, 2014

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 21 : Overcoming some anxious moments, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen Friday played out the 10th game of the world chess title match to a 32-move draw against Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in Russia.… Read it!

South African president calls for end to racism in sports

By | November 21, 2014

Johannesburg, Nov 21 : South African President Jacob Zuma Friday called for global efforts to end racism in sports.… Read it!

Sarjubala, Saweety enter women’s World boxing semis

By | November 21, 2014

Jeju (South Korea), Nov 21 : Indian boxers Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety reached the semi-finals of the Women’s World Championships here Friday.… Read it!

Action against CSK would be disastrous for IPL: India Cements

By | November 21, 2014

New Delhi, Nov 21 : India Cements Limited – owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings – told the Supreme Court Friday that any action against it would have disastrous consequences for the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.… Read it!

IS launches major offensive against Iraqi city

By | November 21, 2014

Baghdad, Nov 21 : The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group launched a large-scale offensive Friday on the Iraqi city of Ramadi, the capital of strife-torn Anbar province, a security source told Efe news agency.… Read it!