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Dozens hurt as fresh clashes erupt in Ukraine

The sentencing of three far-right activists sparked violent clashes in Ukraine last night leaving dozens of people injured.<p>The trouble erupted as a large crowd gathered in support of the alleged terror plot defendants who were jailed for six years for trying to blow up a statue of Lenin in …

Iraqis seek political solution to avert army attack on Falluja | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The prospect of an imminent Iraqi army assault on Falluja receded on Friday as negotiators tried to work out a deal under which al Qaeda militants who seized the city 10 days ago would give way to Sunni Muslim tribal leaders.<p>Military and local officials said the tanks, artillery …

At least ten injured in overnight clashes outside Ukraine court | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - At least ten people, including a former interior minister, were injured in the early hours of Saturday morning in clashes between riot police and protesters outside a courthouse in Ukraine’s capital Kiev, witnesses said.<p>Riot police leave the area after clashes with opposition …

Afghanistan to free most inmates seen by U.S. as threat | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan has enough evidence to try only 16 of 88 prisoners that the United States considers a threat to security and plans to free the remaining detainees, the president’s spokesman said on Thursday.<p>Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai addresses media representatives during a …

Pakistani boy who died trying to stop suicide bomber is hailed as hero

Aitizaz Hasan, 15, is praised for saving classmates' lives by tackling bomber outside his school in north-western Pakistan<p>A 15-year-old who died while tried to defend his school in Pakistan's troubled north-west from a suicide bomber has been hailed as a hero for saving the lives of many of his …

Suicide bomber kills 23 Iraqi army recruits | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 23 Iraqi army recruits and wounded 36 in Baghdad on Thursday, officials said, in an attack on men volunteering to join the government’s struggle to crush al Qaeda-linked militants in Anbar province.<p>Brigadier General Saad Maan, spokesman for the Baghdad …

Iran's Khamenei says nuclear talks show U.S. enmity | Reuters

(Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that nuclear negotiations with world powers had revealed U.S. enmity towards the Islamic state.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his ballot at his office during the Iranian presidential election in central …

U.N. boost in South Sudan likely complete within two months - official | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An additional 5,500 U.N. peacekeepers deploying to South Sudan to help protect civilians sheltering at the world body’s bases from violence should be operational within two months, U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said on Thursday.<p>South Sudanese soldiers gather for a …

Samsung’s new TVs could usher in an era of contextually aware smart TV apps

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>When Samsung prebriefed a few dozen journalists about its new TV sets during a private event on the sidelines of the 2014 CES …

LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones official, take on Nike FuelBand but with extra features - Pocket-lint

LG has used its 2014 CES press conference to officially announce the much rumoured Nike FuelBand wearable fitness tracker, the LG Lifeband Touch. In …

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Data shows 4.3% of UK iPhone owners are using sports betting apps

4.3% of iPhone owners in the UK are using at least one sports betting app, according to data shared with The Guardian by mobile data startup Onavo.<p>Bookmaker William Hill's app is the most popular, actively used by 38% of those iPhone-owning sports gamblers, followed by Paddy Power (32%) and bet365 …

BT Wins Champions League Rights In UK; What Will It Mean To BPL Reps & What Will Happen In The USA

Over the weekend, it was confirmed that BT had purchased the exclusive UK media rights to the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League for three seasons starting in 2015/16.<p>The price was a whopping $1.44B which is an increase of $800M over the joint fee paid by Sky and ITV, the current rights …

UK Anti-Doping budget cut leads to fears over fight against drugs cheats

There are fears that an upcoming budget reduction for UK Anti-Doping, the standalone agency launched to great fanfare before the London Olympics, will impact on its ability to catch drug cheats.<p>A 10% reduction from 2015-16, on top of efficiency savings required annually since the agency began …

Liverpool Legend Claims Arsenal's Woes Are Just Beginning

Former Liverpool defender Alan Hansen has predicted that Arsenal's loss to Manchester United will be the start of a bad run for the Gunners and …

UK Sport sets medal target for Rio 2016 to beat London Olympics haul

UK Sport is determined to ensure Great Britain becomes the first host nation in recent memory to deliver more medals at the following Olympic Games. Medal hauls for countries that have just staged the event usually plummet next time round but UK Sport is confident it can improve on the success of …

China urges South Sudan ceasefire as peace talks stutter | Reuters

ADDIS ABABA/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - China, the biggest investor in South Sudan’s oil industry, called on Monday for an immediate ceasefire in the world’s newest state, as rebel and government negotiators haggled over the scope of peace talks meant to end three weeks of fighting.<p>Sgt. John T. Kelly, (L) …

U.S. steps up military deliveries to Iraq to help fight al Qaeda-White House | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that the United States is accelerating its deliveries of military equipment to Iraq to help the country fight al Qaeda-linked militants, part of a strategy to isolate the insurgent groups.<p>Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant …

Libyan navy opens fire after tanker approaches mutinous port | Reuters

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s navy opened fire after a Maltese-flagged oil tanker approached to illegally load crude at a port that has been controlled for months by armed protesters demanding more autonomy from Tripoli, officials said on Monday.<p>The use of force to prevent protesters at eastern ports …

Iran rejects U.S. suggestion of Syrian peace talks role | Reuters

ANKARA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Iran on Monday appeared to rule out participation in Syrian peace talks later this month, dismissing a U.S. suggestion that it could be involved “from the sidelines” as not respecting its dignity.<p>A Free Syrian Army fighter walks down a ladder with his weapon on a …

Man charged with arson at Chinese consulate in San Francisco | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Monday charged a 39-year-old man with arson in connection with a fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco on New Year’s day, after deciding not to treat the incident as an act of terrorism.<p>The damaged front door of the Chinese consulate is seen …

Gunmen kill 30 in central Nigerian village attack | Reuters

JOS, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 30 people in a village in central Nigeria on Monday, officials said, in a religiously-mixed region with a long history of ethnic and communal violence.<p>Violence in central Nigeria is frequently fuelled by long-running land disputes between semi-nomadic …

Insight - Fuelled by Syria war, al Qaeda bursts back to life in Iraq | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda gunmen seeking to form a radical Islamic state out of the chaos of Syria’s civil war are fighting hard to reconquer the province they once controlled in neighbouring Iraq, stirring fears the conflict is exporting ever more instability.<p>Exploiting local grievances against …