Shun gangs, have hope, Pope tells inmates at violent Bolivian jail

Saying he too had made mistakes and sinned, Pope Francis on Friday urged inmates at one of Latin America`s most violent prisons to shun gang violence and exhorted guards to treat them with dignity.

Mumbai: HDIL's 4000 crore land scam

Mumbai: HDIL company under scanner for alleged irregularities in Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) project.

Argentine president hospitalized for sprained ankle: Report

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was hospitalized Friday after spraining her ankle, local media reported, the latest in a series of physical ailments that have caused her to cancel public events.

'World's poorest president' Jose Mujica offered $1 million for antiquated VW Beetle

Known for his austere lifestyle, Uruguay's President Jose Mujica has claimed that he has been offered a price of $ 1 million to sell off his 1987 vintage Volkswagen Beetle.

Mob in Bolivia burns alive accused murderer

A 30-year-old man accused of raping and murdering a woman in the eastern province of Santa Cruz was seized by a mob and burned to death, Bolivian authorities said.

China invests in development to enhance LatAm presence

China, whose presence in Latin America until now was largely based on an appetite for raw materials, is diversifying investments by financing much needed development projects, analysts say.

Brazil`s Rivaldo calls it a career

Soccer star Rivaldo, the 1999 world player of the year and a key member of Brazil`s 2002 World Cup-winning squad, announced Saturday that he is retiring from the sport at age 41.

Hawker dies during patrolling, Dhoble transferred

A CID probe was ordered into the death of a 55-year-old roadside hawker during a drive against them in suburban Santacruz here led by ACP Vasant Dhoble, who has been transferred following the incident.

Symbiosis in marine microorganisms fertilises ocean: Study

Scientists have discovered an unusual symbiosis between tiny single-celled algae and nitrogen-fixing bacteria that helps fertilise the oceans.

Striker Santa Cruz goes back to Blackburn on loan

Blackburn Rovers bolstered their attacking options on Friday by signing their former striker Roque Santa Cruz on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season.

Striker Santa Cruz goes back to Blackburn on loan

Blackburn Rovers bolstered their attacking options on Friday by signing their former striker Roque Santa Cruz on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season.