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Ukraine troops kill 3 assailants storming eastern base

Ukraine troops kill 3 assailants storming eastern base

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:39

Ukrainian troops repelled an overnight attack on their base in the southeast city of Mariupol, killing three of the assailants and wounding 13, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Thursday.

UK: 12-year-old girl gives birth to 13-year-old boyfriend’s baby

UK: 12-year-old girl gives birth to 13-year-old boyfriend’s baby

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:31

A 12-year-old and three months girl has given birth to her 13-year-old boyfriend`s baby, making them youngest parents in the United Kingdom.

Giant torch unveiled in US in honour of Indian spiritual guru

Giant torch unveiled in US in honour of Indian spiritual guru

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:11

A giant torch, which is a replica of the Olympic torch, was unveiled here in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose.

MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:25

The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation will be forced to move into a new phase.

1 million South Sudanese may face famine: UN chief

1 million South Sudanese may face famine: UN chief

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:17

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action.

South Sudan Army admits loss of key oil town of Bentiu

South Sudan Army admits loss of key oil town of Bentiu

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:13

South Sudan`s Army said rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict.

Mexico frees 179 kidnapped Central America migrants

Mexico frees 179 kidnapped Central America migrants

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:11

Mexican troops have freed 179 undocumented Central America migrants bound for the United States, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Malaysian lawmaker who defended Anwar killed in car crash

Malaysian lawmaker who defended Anwar killed in car crash

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:07

A leading Malaysian politician who gained fame defending opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trials was killed in a road accident on Thursday, police said.

China jails blogger in online `rumour` crackdown

China jails blogger in online `rumour` crackdown

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:52

A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called Internet rumours.

Germany, China, India working to out-compete us: Obama

Germany, China, India working to out-compete us: Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:34

Countries like Germany, China and India are working every day to out-educate kids so they can out-compete American businesses, the US President Barack Obama said adding that these nations are making more progress than the US.