WHO reiterates support towards defeating Ebola

Addis Ababa, March 30 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reiterated its continued support towards defeating the Ebola virus disease which has killed almost 10,000 people since its outbreak. On the …

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  • Kenyan authorities arrest three women over terror links IANS - 23 minutes ago

    Nairobi, March 30 (IANS) Kenyan authorities said that three women, suspected of being suicide bombers, were detained in the coastal city of Mombasa. Mombasa County Commissioner Nelson Marwa said the three were arrested in Elwak town on the Kenya-Somalia border as they attempted to sneak into Somalia to join Al Qaeda-affiliated Somalian militants, Xinhua reported on Monday. "They boarded a bus from Mombasa and were to travel to Somalia via Mandera. In Somalia they were to become jihadi brides and were supposed to be trained as suicide bombers," Marwa said. More »

  • Iran nuclear talks: Western nations push for deal ahead of looming deadline ANI - 25 minutes ago

    London, March 30 (ANI): The western nations have reportedly intensified talks with Iran to reach an agreement on its nuclear programme, ahead of a March 31 deadline. More »

  • Khloe K unable to reach ex Lamar Odom ANI - 25 minutes ago

    Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian has admitted that she had been trying to contact husband Lamar Odom for a long time, saying "I've been trying to call him forever." In an episode of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', Kris Jenner asked Kardashian if she could have the 35-year-old basketball player's phone number to wish him on his birthday, to which Kardashian responded that his phone had been switched off for about a month, E! Online reported. Jenner insisted that she really wanted to wish him but Kardashian said that she too wanted to do the same, but couldn't help it since she couldn't find him. More »

  • Zayn Malik denies bedding Swedish beauty in new cheat scam ANI - 25 minutes ago

    London, Mar 30 (ANI): Zayn Malik has denied bedding a Swedish beauty behind fiance Perrie Edwards' back. Martina Olsson had alleged that the 22-year old singer was very flirtatious and had slept with her in a Thai villa, saying that he wanted her at that moment, the Daily Star reported. Olsson, 24, who claims that the former 'One Direction' heartthrob never mentioned his fiance to her, also added that that she had seen Malik with Brit holidaymaker Lauren Richardson, and that they had disappeared for half an hour in the 'One Direction' villa after which the singer bedded her again for a second time. Soon after, Malik had angrily denied stories of him being with Richardson saying "I'm 22 years old... I love a girl named Perrie Edwards. More »

  • Vettel pays tribute to F1 legend Schumacher post maiden win for Ferrari ANI - 25 minutes ago

    London, Mar 30 (ANI): Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel dedicated his maiden win for Ferrari to his childhood hero Michael Schumacher after emerging top in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday. Vettel, who moved to Ferrari this year from Red Bull as Fernando Alonso's replacement, won a strategic battle as Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton struggled with tyres in the scorching heat. Describing Michael Schumacher as his 'hero', Vettel said that it had been his dream, adding that all the kids at the go-kart track looked up to him, and it made their lives when Schumacher turned up to shake hands every year, the BBC reported. More »

  • Sarkozy's party leads France regional elections IANS - 25 minutes ago

    Paris, March 30 (IANS) France's Conservative Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) Party led by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy appeared to have come first in the final round of regional elections. More »

  • Cricket: ICC names World Cup XI AFP - 30 minutes ago

    Melbourne, March 30, 2015 (AFP) - New Zealand may have been thrashed by Australia in the World Cup final but they dominate the International Cricket Council's team of the tournament released Monday with Brendon McCullum named captain. More »

  • BJP accuses AAP of maintaining 'double-standards' ANI - 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the recent rifts in Arvind Kejriwal led-Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) clearly indicate that they believe in preaching and maintaining 'double standards' on all issues. "It clearly confirms that Mr. Kejriwal and his team believe in preaching, they don't like to practise what they preach and they maintain clear double standards on all issues. Kohli further appealed the AAP to come out with the entire video of Kejriwal speech before the expulsion of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the national executive team. "Additionally, this party and Mr. Arvind Kejriwal went all over the country, internationally also perhaps spoke about the importance of Lokpal. More »

  • Sensex up 255 points; bank stocks gain IANS - 49 minutes ago

    Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made healthy gains in the early morning session on Monday. It was trading 255 points or 0.93 percent up, as bank stocks rose. More »

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