Athens, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis called for early elections on Sep 16, six months before his government's term expires, citing need for a new mandate to kick-start reforms.
Friday, August 17, 2007 8:23:25 PM
Mainz, Aug 17 (IANS) Lev Aronian of Armenia defeated world No.1 Viswanathan Anand of India in the final of the FiNet Chess960 to win his second title in a row here.
Friday, August 17, 2007 8:22:11 PM
Moscow, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) The left-wing Kremlin-backed Just Russia party will nominate President Vladimir Putin, as its presidential candidate for 2012, the party's leader said Friday. Putin's current four-year term, his second, expires in 2008.
Friday, August 17, 2007 7:33:59 PM
Chelyabinsk (Russia), Aug 17 (Xinhua) The final stage of the 'Peace Mission 2007' anti-terror drill, sponsored by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), was conducted Friday in Chelyabinsk in Russia's Ural Mountains region.
Friday, August 17, 2007 7:33:17 PM
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A month after researchers pin pointed two proteins linked to youth, an injection to erase the health problems associated with ageing is near at hand.
Friday, August 17, 2007 6:36:05 PM
Moscow, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) A new Indian cultural centre - the Indian House - will soon come up at the 84-acre multicultural Ethnomir complex in the vicinity of the capital to help Russians know more about the country.
Friday, August 17, 2007 6:07:09 PM
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Team India skipper Rahul Dravid is looking at youngsters in the squad to improve his side's one-day performances as they start a hectic period of limited overs cricket.
Friday, August 17, 2007 4:04:22 PM
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Reigning Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has reportedly turned down the opportunity to clear the air with McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Friday, August 17, 2007 2:54:51 PM
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Here's a sample of some of the gossip and transfer rumours from England's newspapers Friday about Premier League clubs:
Friday, August 17, 2007 1:25:49 PM
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan says she feels like an 'idiot' because her antics get all the attention while more important issues like global warming are being ignored.
Friday, August 17, 2007 12:39:22 PM
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