New York, Nov 1 : US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, praised Cuba’s contribution to the fight against Ebola in West Africa, and said that her country is very grateful.… Read it!
Lagos, Nov 1 : Nigeria’s football governing body has accepted the plea by its national technical director, Shaibu Amodu, for the return of Stephen Keshi as head coach of the team.… Read it!
San Francisco, Nov 1 : One person was killed and another badly injured when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo exploded over southern California’s Mojave Desert after takeoff on a test flight, the California Highway Patrol said.… Read it!
London, Nov 1 : British author Joanne Kathleen Rowling, the author of the “Harry Potter” series, has revealed previously undisclosed background details of the saga’s characters on her website, Pottermore, media reported.… Read it!
Nairobi, Nov 1 : The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) announced that Ethiopia had pulled out as hosts of regional football showpiece, Senior Challenge Cup.… Read it!
Lisbon, Nov 1 : Benfica beat Rio Ave 1-0 in the ninth round of the Portuguese football league at the Estadio da Luz here.… Read it!
Johannesburg, Nov 1 : Highveld Lions are hoping Chris Gayle’s explosive batting at the top of the order can be the catalyst to their success in the upcoming Ram Slam Twenty20 League which bowls off here Sunday.… Read it!
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 1 : The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will have to cough up nearly $42 million in order to stave off a lawsuit from the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI), stemming from the abandoned … Read it!
Berlin, Nov 1 : Following are the German Bundesliga standings after Friday’s match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.… Read it!
Nairobi, Nov 1 : UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called on the youth to embrace the use of Information and Community Technology (ICT) to help tackle emerging development challenges.… Read it!