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  • Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

    Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

    BEIRUT (AP) โ€” Syrian state television says 14 people have been killed by a car bomb that exploded outside a mosque in a pro-government district of the central city of Homs. …

  • Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) โ€” Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns. …

  • Pakistan launches new hunt for coach as Moin Khan goes

    Pakistan launches new hunt for coach as Moin Khan goes

    AFP News - 7 minutes ago
    Pakistan launches new hunt for coach as Moin Khan goes

    Pakistan cricket leaders have ended Moin Khan's two-month stay as head coach after the team's disastrous exit from the World Twenty20 tournament. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) placed newspaper adverts Friday for coaches as it started a new hunt. And Khan could still be reappointed The PCB management committee unanimously decided on Wednesday to start a new coach search because of the World Twenty20 performance in Bangladesh under Khan. Pakistan failed to reach the semi-finals of the World …

  • Nadal's claycourt winning run ended by bold Ferrer

    Nadal's claycourt winning run ended by bold Ferrer

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
    Nadal's claycourt winning run ended by bold Ferrer

    (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal's 30-match winning streak ended on Friday when the world number one was upset 7-6(1) 6-4 by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals. Sixth seed Ferrer, who had beaten Nadal on clay only once 10 years ago and was brushed aside by the muscular left-hander in the French Open final last year, relied on his devastating forehand to prevail in over two hours. Nadal, who made an uncharacteristic string of unforced errors, was looking to …

  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Associated Press - 9 minutes ago
    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) โ€” An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. …