Andy Murray disappointed with self for Scottish referendum tweet
Andy Murray disappointed with self for Scottish referendum tweet

Andy Murray says that he is disappointed with himself for the way he tweeted his support for Scottish independence referendum.

Pakistan's Balochistan separatists demand Scotland-style vote

Baloch separatist leaders on Friday called on Pakistan to follow in Britain's footsteps by holding a referendum similar to Scotland's on granting independence to the insurgency-wracked province.

Scotland referendum: Pro-independence leader Alex Salmond concedes defeat

As the picture became clear in Scotland following a referendum for independence from the United Kingdom, pro-independence leader and First Minister Alex Salmond conceded defeat on Friday.

Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence
Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence

British tennis star Andy Murray came out in support of Scottish independence on Thursday, just hours before millions of his fellow Scots voted in a referendum on whether to end the 307-year union with England.

Slovak PM for referendum on NATO base in Slovakia

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has said that he would initiate a referendum if his country was pressed into hosting a NATO base, a daily reported Saturday.

Phil Vickery wants Lions to retain name regardless of Scotland vote
Phil Vickery wants Lions to retain name regardless of Scotland vote

Former British and Irish Lions prop Phil Vickery has called on the combined side to resist pressure to change their name should Scotland vote for independence next week.

Scottish independence threatens Euro 2020 bid: UEFA
Scottish independence threatens Euro 2020 bid: UEFA

Scotland`s bid to stage games at Euro 2020 "may have to be re-assessed" if the country votes to become an independent nation following next week`s referendum, according to a UEFA report.

Andy Murray says will play for Scotland if it votes for independence next month
Andy Murray says will play for Scotland if it votes for independence next month

British number one Andy Murray has revealed that he would play for Scotland if the nation votes for independence next month.

Andy Murray ready for late show on Scottish independence vote
Andy Murray ready for late show on Scottish independence vote

Andy Murray will stay up late into the night to watch the result of the historic referendum on Scottish independence next month, but refuses to get distracted by the issue during his assault on a second US Open title.

Taiwan to shutter near-completed nuclear plant

Taiwan`s government said Thursday it would seal off a nuclear power plant due to open next year but repeatedly attacked as unsafe by the public, pending a referendum on its future.

Deadly fighting rages on in east Ukraine despite plane crash

Pensioner Oleksandr had just stepped out of his house in eastern Ukraine to say hello to a neighbour when a mortar shell landed at his feet.

Iraq Kurd chief to discuss disputed areas referendum: MP

Iraqi Kurdish regional president Massud Barzani will address the Kurdish parliament Thursday on holding a referendum in disputed areas, after vowing to hold a plebiscite within months, an MP said.

Big turnout in Hong Kong democracy vote as Beijing fumes

An informal referendum aimed at bolstering support for greater democracy in Hong Kong wound down today after drawing nearly 800,000 votes and the ire of Beijing, which denounced it as a political farce.

Hong Kong``s democracy ``referendum`` likely to rile China``s communists

Hong Kong holds a controversial "referendum" on democracy on Friday, a prelude to an escalating campaign of dissent that could shut down the former British colony`s financial district and further anger China`s Communist Party leaders.

Burkina opposition in mass rally against extending president`s mandate

Tens of thousands of people Saturday answered a call by Burkina Faso`s opposition to protest against any move by President Blaise Compaore to get a fifth term in office.

Formal countdown begins for Scottish vote that could break up United Kingdom

The formal campaign for a Scottish independence vote that could result in the break-up of the United Kingdom began on Friday, though polls currently show Scots are unlikely to vote for the demise of the 307-year-old union with England.

Arvind Kejriwal seeks fresh polls in Delhi, says no to referendum

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday apologised to the nation for quitting as Delhi Chief Minister early this year after running the government for 49 days and said that his party wants fresh mandate.

Kiev rejects east Ukraine referendums

Ukrainian acting President Alexandr Turchynov Monday rejected referendums in eastern towns of Donetsk and Luhansk, in which around 90 percent of people voted in favour of independence from the central government in Kiev.

Oil prices rise after eastern Ukraine independence vote

Oil prices rose in Asia today after pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed a majority of voters in a disputed referendum chose independence, raising fears of a civil war that could disrupt supply.

EU says will not recognise result of east Ukraine self-rule vote

The European Union said it would not recognise the result of a referendum on self-rule held by pro-Moscow rebels in east Ukraine on Sunday, calling it illegal.