28-sport cap dropped as part of 40-point action plan to revamp future Olympic Games
28-sport cap dropped as part of 40-point action plan to revamp future Olympic Games

A 28-sport cap has reportedly been dropped as part of a 40-point action plan for future summer Olympics in order to revamp the sporting showpiece.

IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events
IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events

Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids, including bids from an entire country, joint bids from more than one city and even the possibility of events held in more than one country.

US House leader warns Barack Obama: Don't go solo on immigration

The top Republican in Congress on Thursday said it was time to address US immigration reform but warned President Barack Obama would "poison the well" if he acts unilaterally after the Republicans' election victory.

IBSA to intensify cooperation to achieve UNSC reform

The IBSA (India, Brazil and South Africa) group said it will intensify cooperation to achieve a "decisive" conclusion of the reform of the UN Security Council by next year, including expansion in its permanent and non-permanent categories to better reflect present day realities and to make it more representative.

Serbia finance minister resigns over reform pace

Serbia`s finance minister has resigned, saying he disagreed with the Prime Minister over the pace of reform and the austerity measures needed to restart the Balkan country`s economy.

Thai junta sets up reform, reconciliation committee

The Thai military junta has set up a new committee to take charge of reconciliation and reform in the country, an official said Tuesday.

Thai opposition leader wants election delayed to allow reforms

Thai opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday urged that a general election planned for July be delayed by up to six months to allow time for reforms aimed at ending a protracted political crisis that threatens to explode.

UNSC reforms can`t wait till cows come home: India

Saying that the credibility of the UN Security Council is at stake, India has sought a results-based timeline for reforms in the world organisation`s supreme decision-making body to give it a more equitable representation globally.

Education system failed to achieve objective, need reforms: SC

Education system in the country has failed to achieve its objective and it has to be reformed immediately, the Supreme Court has said.

Britain`s Cameron to push reform on tour of EU capitals

British Prime Minister David Cameron visits Madrid, Paris and Berlin this week to press his case for reform of the European Union ahead of a referendum on his own country`s membership of the bloc.

UNSC reform will enhance its credibility: India

India has said a common refrain among countries is that the
world can no longer be subjected to the mercies of a "woefully
inadequate system".

Commonwealth group initiated steps towards reform

The Commonwealth agreed to adopt one third of the 106 recommendations of an eminent persons group to make the grouping more relevant.

UNSC reform is `too long overdue`: Ban

The UN Security Council
reform, being debated since two decades, is "too long overdue"
and the necessary expansion must be made considering how much
the world has changed, UN chief Ban-Ki-moon said on Wednesday.

Syria`s Assad must reform or step aside: Hague

Britain`s foreign secretary says Syria`s leader must reform or go.

Thousands rally for reform in Bahrain

Bahrain`s cabinet is dominated by the ruling family minimizing powers of the elected parliament.

Security Council reform needed without further delay: Ban

UN chief called for accelerated negotiations for
much-needed reform of UNSC.

Thousands demand reform in Morocco rallies

The rallies presented a challenge to the government of King Mohammed.

Obama committed to comprehensive immigration reform

The US Prez Barack Obama has expressed his commitment to a comprehensive immigration reform.

Hillary urges Arab leaders to move faster on reform

US secretary of state pushes for Arab leaders to embrace "spirit of reform".

US welcomes Morrocan King`s push for reform

Morocco`s King Mohammed VI has announced plans for constitutional reform.