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World mourns loss of Kofi Annan

Photo: AFP There was an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world on Saturday after the death of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan. Here are some of the tributes: – United Nations – Current UN chief Antonio Guterres voiced deep sadness at …

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Economic Fears Grip Turkey

Turkey’s currency this month has suffered heavy falls triggered by U.S. Turkish tensions over the ongoing detention of an American pastor. Washington’s threat to impose new economic sanctions sparked another steep currency drop Friday. Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul on the economic fall out for people in Istanbul. Source Link: …

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Flood rescue stepped up as more torrential rain batters Kerala

Photo: AFP Rescuers in helicopters and boats fought through renewed torrential rain Saturday to reach stranded villages in India’s Kerala state as the toll from the worst monsoon floods in a century rose above 320 dead. Dozens of military and coastguard helicopters took troops to high risk areas seeking people …

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Ashutosh takes India Red to 230-6

Ankit Rajpoot, who provided the breakthrough by snaring the left-handed Abhinav Mukund, bowled impressively and kept the batsmen in check and captured three wickets Representational Image Madhya Pradesh batsman Ashutosh Singh made a patient, unbeaten 57 as India Red reached 230-6 on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy match …

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Usain Bolt arrives in Australia on football quest

Usain Bolt arrived in Australia where he will play football for Central Coast Mariners in A-League. Photo: AFP Usain Bolt says he’s deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he’s capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an …

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