28 July 2014, 10:52 am - the relative calm for a muslim holiday appeared to end when gaza’s main hospital grounds was hit by a rocket or missile of uncertain origin.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 10:23 am - the deal comes amid pressure on family dollar by the activist investor carl c. icahn, who urged the company last month to explore a sale of itself.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 9:45 am - the delegation had been trying to reach the crash site of malaysia airlines flight 17, downed in what a united nations official called a possible war crime.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 8:20 am - russia jailed the founder of the defunct oil company in 2003 and sold its main asset, and its owners have since sought compensation in courts outside the country.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 6:11 am - the unusual move raised questions about connections between the american government and united against nuclear iran, a hard-line voice seeking to prevent iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.(image)
28 July 2014, 12:35 am - after the two deliciously unconventional teasers ("together as one" and "unity") for the hunger games: mockingjay part i, which were basically donald sutherland propaganda speeches on behalf of "the capitol" with little-to-no mention of the fact
27 July 2014, 10:07 pm - a fellow named jeff came into one of our job search workshops. he said "i want to change careers. i've been a lawyer for eighteen years, working for the same law firm the whole time."
27 July 2014, 7:43 pm - over the last six weeks i've been using samsung's flagship handset, the galaxy s5. the smartphone strategy of the south korean company hands this flagship a huge amount of responsibility. it needs to be able to command a significant
27 July 2014, 10:00 am - if there is any anxiety from the health insurance industry in regard to the potential for certain americans who signed up for medical coverage on the federally-run exchange to lose coverage, it could emerge later this week.
27 July 2014, 8:34 am - the folks at linkedin are busy. they are rolling out refinements and new features at an unprecedented rate. staying on top of these opportunities is the key to staying on top of your online personal branding. if you want your profile to stand out,
26 July 2014, 10:34 pm - in a famous scene in the 1967 movie the graduate, a family friend takes aside dustin hoffman’s character, benjamin braddock, and whispers in a conspiratorial tone “plastics. there’s a great future in plastics.”
26 July 2014, 2:46 pm - for those following along, you'll realize that yes, this is a follow-up to my lengthy article on destiny's alpha i posted earlier this summer under a nearly identical name. i thought that format was effective for analysis, and so i figured i'd repeat
25 July 2014, 8:53 am - i’m a big fan of the tv show undercover boss, whether it is the uk, the us, canadian or australian versions. what i really like about the shows is that they allow leaders in senior management positions to get their hands dirty and get an
28 July 2014, 12:40 pm - the green party's views are 88.6 percent "lgbt-friendly", a swedish lgbt rights group claimed on monday, making the greens the most gay-friendly of all sweden's parliamentary parties.
28 July 2014, 3:47 pm - a world health organisation doctor infected with the deadly ebola virus while trying to help stop it spreading through west africa could travel to a hamburg clinic for treatment.
28 July 2014, 2:32 pm - leaked figures show the average student in germany still takes around four years to complete a bachelor's degree, suggesting controversial reforms to higher education have so far failed to cut down the number of germany's perpetual students.
28 July 2014, 12:50 pm - a quarter of all politicians in the german parliament are making additional income on top of their parliamentary salary, a transparency group said on saturday. thirteen lawmakers have made more than €100,000 in the last few months.
28 July 2014, 10:29 am - germany's biggest newspaper, bild, was forced to climb down over the weekend after a highly critical and controversial comment piece which attacked islam as a barrier to integration appeared in its sunday sister paper.
28 July 2014, 10:14 am - update: germany’s world cup winning star bastian schweinsteiger has apologized after a video emerged of him on youtube leading a chant insulting borussia dortmund supporters and players.
28 July 2014, 8:49 am - update: a fisherman who found the world's oldest message in a bottle tossed into the sea in northern germany has failed in his attempt to sell it on ebay. the auction was stopped at the last minute.
28 July 2014, 9:27 am - pussy riot members nadezhda tolokonnikova and maria alyokhina are seeking damages in the amount of 250,000 euros ($336,000) in their case against russia before the european court of human rights, vedomosti reported monday.
28 July 2014, 5:56 am - after accusations that mcdonald's was misleading customers about the nutritional value of its products, russia's food safety watchdog said monday it had opened an investigation into the cheese used by the chain.
28 July 2014, 4:58 am - at least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern ukraine while government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-russian rebels, officials said monday.
27 July 2014, 11:55 pm - russian foreign minister sergei lavrov and u.s. secretary of state john kerry have agreed on the importance of ensuring a swift ceasefire in eastern ukraine, a russian foreign ministry statement said.
27 July 2014, 12:35 pm - if president vladimir putin is facing the biggest international backlash of his 14-year reign, it is because he has - in the eyes of the west - violated the one great taboo of the post-9/11 world: supporting terrorism. the problem is, viewed from a
27 July 2014, 10:41 am - russia started building its three newest submarines on sunday in the white sea port of severodvinsk, marking the halfway point in the country's drive to re-establish its place as a modern naval power.
27 July 2014, 10:39 am - the russian navy said during sunday's navy day celebrations that a french-made mistral-class carrier will become the flagship of its budding mediterranean fleet, while western leaders continue to pressure paris into withholding the delivery of the
28 July 2014, 7:14 am - a new controversy is swirling in delhi over a report that bugging devices were found in union minister nitin gadkari's home recently.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 7:14 am - c t ravi, a bjp legislator and a senior member of the party has sought to clarify that a "controversial" comment he posted on twitter on sunday was not intended "to inflame communal passion."(image) (image)
28 July 2014, 7:07 am - a police case or fir must be filed straightaway against parliamentarian tapas pal of bengal's trinamool congress for threatening to have women relatives of left workers raped, the calcutta high court...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 6:45 am - gary ballance and ian bell have scored at a brisk pace on day 2 against india. the duo have played spin and seam with equal confidence as indians continue to struggle. follow live updates here.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 6:25 am - reeling under the pressure of two catastrophic aviation tragedies, malaysia airlines is mulling a name change and restructuring of routes in a bid to repair its reputation, a media report has said.(image) (image)
28 July 2014, 5:37 am - a large group of civil service aspirants today burnt their admit cards to an entrance exam that they allege discriminates against non-english speaking students.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 5:35 am - curfew has been relaxed for a few hours today in saharanpur, uttar pradesh, where three people were killed and 24 injured in riots on saturday. local bjp and congress leaders have accused each other f...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 5:28 am - bjp leader venkaiah naidu conducted a surprise check of his urban development ministry this morning to discover many empty chairs.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 4:10 am - they have been the most bitter rivals for over two decades. but a common need to defeat the bjp has brought bihar stalwarts nitish kumar and lalu prasad yadav on the same side of an electoral battle.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 4:57 pm - nissan said monday that its latest quarterly net profit soared 37% to $1.1 billion, as strong demand in china and other key overseas markets offset weaker sales at home.
china accounts for about one quarter of nissan's revenue so demand fluctuations
28 July 2014, 4:39 am - a top-ranking north korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the white house and pentagon after accusing washington of raising military tensions on the korean peninsula.
the threat came from hwang pyong-so, director of the
28 July 2014, 4:00 am - eleven people died, one person remains unconscious and two are missing after water-related accidents across japan over the weekend, police and fire and disaster management agency officials said monday.
on sunday afternoon, at a beach near the
28 July 2014, 2:00 am - police in iida, nagano prefecture, on monday arrested a 71-year-old man on suspicion of slashing four family members at their home.
according to police, the incident occurred at around 8 a.m. tv asahi reported that the suspect, identified as osamu
28 July 2014, 1:24 am - tokyo stocks rose 0.46% monday to close at a fresh six-month high as japanese earnings season gets into full swing.
the benchmark nikkei 225 index added 71.53 points to 15,529.40, its best finish since late january, while the topix index of all
28 July 2014, 1:00 am - about 4,700 residents living within five kilometers of kyushu electric co's sendai plant in satsumasendai, kagoshima prefecture, were given iodine tablets as a precautionary measure on sunday.
the nuclear regulation authority (nra) approved the
27 July 2014, 11:52 pm - david ortiz hit a three-run homer as the boston red sox beat tampa bay 3-2 sunday to end a five-game losing streak and stop the rays' longest winning streak in 10 years at nine games.
ortiz's 25th home run came in the third off chris archer (6-6)
27 July 2014, 11:27 pm - the u.n. security council on monday appealed for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in gaza at a late-night emergency meeting called as fighting between israel and hamas entered its third week.
the 15-member council released a statement calling for
27 July 2014, 5:10 pm - fierce fighting in eastern ukraine where a malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an investigation on sunday as europe and the united states prepared economic sanctions on russia over the conflict.
at least thirteen people were killed in
28 July 2014, 10:42 am -
islamabad: the islamabad high court on monday issued notices to the secretaries of ministries of law, interior and defence as well as the cabinet against the government’s decision to call in the army into the capital and directed that a copy
28 July 2014, 8:09 am -
oslo: pakistan's street child football team defeated norwegian club ben ford 6-0 on monday, dawnnews reported.
the pakistani team had already made a winning start to the competition with a 1-0 win over another local norwegian team lambertseter.
28 July 2014, 7:26 am -
karachi: the ruet-i-hilal committee announced on monday that the moon of the month of shawwal had been sighted and that eid-ul-fitr will be celebrated on tuesday.
the announcement was made by chairman of the central ruet-i-hilal committee, mufti
28 July 2014, 7:20 am -
kiev: black boxes recovered from downed malaysia airlines flight mh17 in rebel-held east ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused the passenger jet to crash, a ukrainian security official said monday.
28 July 2014, 6:24 am -
pago pago: nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry off the coast of american samoa during a memorial service honouring haris suleman and his father babar suleman, after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world.
28 July 2014, 3:23 am -
bannu: pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) chairman imran khan on monday rejected reports of any possible deal with the government over his party's call for a million man march to the capital on august 14.
in response to a
28 July 2014, 2:00 am -
peshawar: a woman was killed and her son as well as three security personnel were injured in a cross firing incident during a search operation in lower dir region of khyber pakhtunkhwa.
there were conflicting reports regarding the incident in lower
27 July 2014, 11:38 pm -
khuzdar: at least seven passengers were injured in a blast targeting a bus in balochistan's khuzdar district on monday, levies personnel said.
a levies official who requested anonymity told dawn that militants targeted the passenger bus through a
27 July 2014, 9:41 pm -
united nations: the un security council on monday called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in gaza to allow for urgent aid to reach civilians as the conflict between israel and hamas entered its third week.
the 15-member council released a
27 July 2014, 8:46 pm -
the woes of pakistan international airlines are largely attributable to a lack of understanding of the intricacies of the aviation business at policy level. ignorant of the real causes for the burgeoning losses of the airline, the government has no
28 July 2014, 9:00 am - the high court case launched by 157 asylum seekers against the government has collapsed with a full bench hearing abandoned because of the government’s move to bring them to the mainland.
28 July 2014, 2:33 pm - iraqi police found 15 corpses on monday, including three women shot in the head in militia-style killings, in a bloody start to the holiday ending the muslim fasting month of ramadan, security sources said.
28 July 2014, 2:03 pm - reeling under the pressure of two catastrophic aviation tragedies, malaysia airlines is mulling a name change and restructuring of routes in a bid to repair its reputation, a media report has said.
28 July 2014, 1:43 pm - ukraine said its troops had taken more territory from pro-russian rebels near the site where malaysian flight mh17 was brought down, as international investigators said fighting was preventing them reaching the crash location.
28 July 2014, 1:41 pm - categorically denying russian culpability in downing of malaysia airlines flight 17 in ukraine, russian foreign minister sergei lavrov said that the us and ukraine must not jump the gun on concluding moscow`s involvement.
28 July 2014, 1:38 pm - fighting subsided in war-torn gaza monday at the start of the muslim holiday of eid al-fitr as world powers ramped up pressure on the warring sides to immediately end their 21-day confrontation.
28 July 2014, 12:20 pm - expressing concern over the growth of islamic militant groups in the middle east, china`s special envoy to the region on monday said that radicals from its restive xinjiang province may be taking part in the recent upsurge in violence in iraq and
28 July 2014, 11:28 am - at least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to where malaysian flight mh17 crashed, officials said on
28 July 2014, 11:06 am - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - a fragile truce in gaza for the muslim eid al-fitr festival was fraying on monday as israel's prime minister said united nations calls for a long-term ceasefire ignored his country's security needs.(image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 11:04 am - washington (reuters) - contracts to buy previously-owned u.s. homes unexpectedly fell in june, but the data did little to change perceptions the housing sector was gradually recovering after slumping in late 2013.(image) (image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 10:53 am - moscow/london/amsterdam (reuters) - the hague's arbitration court ruled on monday that russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant yukos $50.02 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of
28 July 2014, 10:35 am - washington (reuters) - u.s. economic growth likely rebounded in the second-quarter from a winter-induced slump at the start of the year and will probably continue to gather momentum through the rest of 2014.(image)
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28 July 2014, 10:26 am - tripoli (reuters) - a huge fuel depot in libya's capital burned out of control on monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the nato-backed revolt that toppled muammar gaddafi.(image)
28 July 2014, 10:16 am - detroit (reuters) - u.s. and canadian dealers on monday began ordering 2015 ford motor co f-150 pickup trucks, which are lighter than earlier models, priced higher and include additional standard features, the company said.(image) (image) (image)
28 July 2014, 10:08 am - kiev/donetsk ukraine (reuters) - ukraine said on monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-russian rebels, advancing towards the site where malaysian flight mh17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not
28 July 2014, 9:13 am - london/washington (reuters) - britain's lloyds banking group has agreed to pay fines totaling $370 million to u.s. and british authorities investigating its part in a global interest rate rigging scandal and manipulating fees for a uk government
28 July 2014, 7:09 am - (reuters) - discount store chain dollar tree inc said it would buy rival family dollar stores inc for about $8.5 billion, creating north america's biggest discount retailer.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
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28 July 2014, 4:58 am - ansan south korea (reuters) - six teenagers who survived south korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry