Blofeld to retire from Test Match Special

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Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

Four Arab states have sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their sanctions, news agencies report. view full post »


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Police office targeted in deadly Quetta blast

Islamabad, Pakistan – At least 10 people have been killed and 18 wounded in a car bomb attack near the provincial police chief’s office in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say. view full post »


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South Korea: Choi Soon-sil handed three-year jail term

A South Korean court sentenced Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend of ousted President Park Guen-hye, to three years in prison for bribery in the first of a string of criminal cases against her. view full post »


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Glastonbury to open with minute's silence

The Glastonbury Festival will open with a minute’s silence on Friday morning, to honour those affected by the recent tragedies in London and Manchester. view full post »


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Women's Sport Week 2017: Heather Knight relishes Women's World Cup after moon boot adventures

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Can cricket cool India-Pakistan political hostility?

London witnessed one of the biggest upsets in the history of international cricket when Pakistan demolished favourites India to win the 2017 Champions Trophy. view full post »


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The Mautes of the Philippines: from monied family to Islamic State

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Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

You’ve heard of plus-size, tall and petite, but have you ever heard of clothes for women with diabetes? view full post »


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Elbit Systems says innovation key to crowded drone market

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems is seen at their offices in Haifa, Israel February 26, 2017. view full post »


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Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

A mosque is seen alone a coastline in Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2017. view full post »


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Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech

Facebook is launching a UK initiative to train and fund local organisations to combat extremism and hate speech. view full post »


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China's ICBC says checks of loans by big acquirers are routine

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North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

North Korea has tested a new rocket engine as part of its efforts to build a missile capable of reaching the American mainland, US officials said. view full post »


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North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM: U.S. officials

A North Korean flag is pictured at its embassy in Beijing January 6, 2016. view full post »


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