Moscow, Oct 19 (DPA) Russian Marat Safin has pulled the plug early on his tennis season, deciding to leave the Davis Cup final against the US to more in-form compatriots, according to his website.
Friday, October 19, 2007 12:39:20 PM
Lisbon, Oct 19 (DPA) European Union (EU) leaders have clinched a final deal on a major overhaul of the 27-member bloc after making key concessions to Italy and Poland.
Friday, October 19, 2007 12:38:17 PM
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) Pragmatism and economics in equal measure drive the now burgeoning India-Russia defence ties that had remained dormant for almost a decade following the disintegration of the Soviet Union.
Friday, October 19, 2007 11:06:03 AM
Lisbon, Oct 19 (IANS) A flawless round of 67 with four birdies in the space of six holes on the back nine saw golfer Shiv Kapur make a fine start in the opening round of the Portugal Masters Thursday. Kapur was lying tied 18th, while Jeev Milkha Singh was tied 61st with a round of two-under 70 at the Oceania Victoria Club de Golfe.
Friday, October 19, 2007 11:05:27 AM
Madrid, Oct 19 (DPA) Spanish bishops are preparing what is being described as the largest-scale one-day beatification ceremony in the history of the Catholic Church.
Friday, October 19, 2007 8:25:55 AM
Moscow/Jerusalem, Oct 18 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Thursday the results of Putin's talks on the Iranian nuclear programme in Tehran earlier this week, the Interfax news agency reported.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:27:04 PM
Leipzig, Oct 18 (DPA) Prosecutors in the eastern German city of Leipzig Thursday charged three men in connection with a mob assault on eight Indians in the small town of Muegeln during a town festival in mid-August.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 9:09:05 PM
London, Oct 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised to 'step up' sanctions on Myanmar by blocking trade in items such as timber if the regime there does not show signs of change.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 8:01:50 PM
Geneva, Oct 18 (IANS) UEFA, the governing body of soccer in Europe, will review the two-match Champions League ban on AC Milan goalkeeper Dida at a special appeals hearing Monday, Xinhua reports.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 8:01:13 PM
Moscow, Oct 18 (RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Thursday Russia will continue to develop both nuclear and conventional components of its armed forces.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 7:11:20 PM
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