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Monthly News August 2014

Egyptian court sentences Brotherhood lea...

Egyptian court sentences Brotherhood leader Badie to life in prison

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, general guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and seven others to life in prison on Saturday for inciting violence during protests last year, judicial sources said. Badie had already been sentenced to death and received a life sentence in... read more »

EU mulls tougher sanctions against Russi...

EU mulls tougher sanctions against Russia

The European Union was mulling tougher sanctions Friday against Russia, following reports that Moscow had sent hundreds of regular troops to eastern Ukraine to support separatist militias. EU leaders at a summit Saturday in Brussels could task experts with drawing up new sanctions. Among the... read more »

Pak court issues arrest warrant against ...

Pak court issues arrest warrant against Qadri

A non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued for Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahir-ul-Qadri and 71 activists of his party, Dawn online reported Saturday. Pakistan’s anti-terrorism Judge Ittefaq Abbasi Friday announced the order and asked Mr. Qadri and the activists to appear in court... read more »

Six killed in Taliban attack on Afghan i...

Six killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intelligence office

At least six people were killed and about 40 injured Saturday by a Taliban attack on an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. “The first attacker detonated his explosives at the gate of the National Directorate of Security office in Jalalabad city at 5 am to open way for... read more »

Kerry calls for global coalition to counter ISIS threat

The United States has called for a global coalition to address the challenge being posed by terror group ISIS that has gained control over large parts of Iraq and Syria, threatening to... read more »

We have a lot of options for top slot: Suresh Raina

India on Friday suffered a setback with opener Rohit Sharma being ruled out of the remainder of the series but star batsman Suresh Raina said the visitors have enough options to fill in... read more »

US Open: Federer improves night record to 26-1

Roger Federer thrived in the New York spotlight as the Swiss dominated Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to win his 26th career night match at the US Open. The second seed needed one and... read more »

Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open

Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. Two points from defeat, the diminutive Italian rallied to... read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named the UEFA Best Player in Europe, defeating Bayern Munich duo Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben for the prestigious award. Ronaldo earned 24 votes from a panel of... read more »