Islamabad, July 23 : At least 13 militants were killed Wednesday during air strikes carried out in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.
London, July 23 : English Premier League club Stoke City has announced that the team has signed Spanish striker Bojan Krkic, known as simply "Bojan", from Barcelona.
Nairobi, July 23 : Six teams have confirmed participation in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World Hockey League Series in Nairobi from Sep 2-7.
Jerusalem, July 23 : Israel's Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said that the country's airport is safe for landings and take-offs, despite the fact that a rocket fired from Gaza had landed near the airport.
Kuala Lumpur, July 23 : Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai Wednesday said that crashed Malaysia Airline flight MH17's black boxes would be handed over to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) for forensic analysis.
Glasgow, July 23 : Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has expressed confidence that the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will be "an inspiration" to cities in Scotland which have the ability to manage the international event well.
Rio de Janeiro, July 23 : Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has vowed to instil "organisation and planning" in the country's national team after being appointed Selecao coach for a second time.
Madrid, July 23 : Colombian international James Rodriguez has agreed to a six-year-contract which will see him earn around six million euros a year and keep him at Real Madrid until 2020.
Ramallah, July 23 : US Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday along with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed the possibilities of reaching a ceasefire to end the on-going violence in the Gaza Strip.
London, July 23 : Following are the results from the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round, second leg, according to Xinhua:
Los Angeles, July 23 : Singer Lady Gaga has joined a campaign urging the people of California to conserve water.
Los Angeles, July 23 : Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has taken on cause of sexual assault after a family incident.
Washington, July 23 : The US International Trade Commission (USITC) Tuesday approved the anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations against imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China.
Los Angeles, July 23 : Actor Eddie Murphy gets a clean chit after a comedian, who shares his last name, dropped a defamation lawsuit against the star.
United Nations, July 23 : UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that he believed his talks with world leaders will lead to an end to the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas "in the very near future".
Lagos, July 23 : Poverty rate in Nigeria has dropped from 35.2 percent to 33.1 percent in 2013, a latest World Bank report said Tuesday.
Geneva, July 23 : The World Health Organisation and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund Tuesday said in a report that actions are needed to protect children against polio in Syria as polio cases resurfaced in the conflict-stricken country.
Los Angeles, July 23 : Actor Kevin Spacey has been offered a donation of $6,000 to his theatre company by animal rights campaigners if he switches meat for vegetarian food at an upcoming fundraising barbecue.
Baghdad, July 23 : At least 22 people were killed and 45 were wounded in a car bomb explosion in the capital Baghdad Tuesday, a source from the interior ministry said.
London, July 23 : Former model Katie Price wanted to "throttle" her cheating husband Kieran Hayler, but that doesn't stop her from loving him.
Rekjavik, July 23 : Icelan's Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson announced here Tuesday that his country will donate $104,000 to the Palestinians suffering from the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
Los Angeles, July 23 : Singer Cher Lloyd recently expressed her desire to confront Louis Walsh, who judges "The X Factor", after the latter called her "a spoilt child" sparking a war of words between the two.
Jerusalem, July 23 : The Israeli army Tuesday said that it will not cease its Gaza offensive before rooting out the "terror tunnels" that Hamas are using to sneak into Israel, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon tried to broker a peace between the Jewish state and the Islamist Hamas movement.
Los Angeles, July 23 : One Direction band members are planning to release a concert movie in 50 countries in October.
Baghdad, July 23 : More than 100 candidates are vying for the Iraqi presidency as lawmakers prepare to choose the nation 's new leadership, and build an inclusive government while the country is severely divided by sectarian rifts and grappling with an ongoing Islamist insurgency.
Moscow, July 23 : Russia is ready to join the international investigation led by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) into the crash of the Malaysian Airlines MH17, Moscow said Tuesday.
Washington, July 23 : Two major US civil aviation giants, Delta Airlines and US Airways announced Tuesday that they have cancelled flights to Israel due to safety and security concerns.
Donetsk/Kiev, July 23 : A delegation of specialists from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, for further analysis of the flight recorders from the downed Malaysian Airlines MH17, media reports said.
London, July 22 : New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler finally gets the Test status after serving as a One-Day cricketer and this, he says, is a "dream come true".
Washington, July 22 : A recent study has revealed that the rate of language delay among twins is almost twice as compared to the single-born children.
Washington, July 22 : A new study has revealed that a natural cooling fluctuation between 1998 and 2013 largely masked the warming effects of a continued increase in man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
Washington, July 22 : Microbiologists has find the mechanisms by which the aerobic soil microbe Mycobacterium smegmatis is able to persist for extreme lengths of time in the absence, or near-absence, of oxygen which might develop a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB.
Beijing, July 22 : The number of people who use mobile to surf internet in China has surpassed the number of people using computers to go on web, says an industry report by the China Internet Network Information Center.
Lahore, July 22 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that a Supreme Court ruling has established him as the rightful head of the board.
Washington, July 22 : Yahoo announced on Monday that it is set to buy Flurry, a company that specializes in mobile analytics and advertising.
Washington, July 22 : Microsoft's newly leaked screenshots of 'Windows 9' shows the revamped look of the desktop and gives a closer view of the new 'Start Menu'.
Johannesburg, July 22 : Rory McIlroy has become the world's number two, jumping six positions, after winning the British Open on Sunday.
Islamabad, July 22 : At least six top al-Qaeda leaders have been killed in fresh US drone strikes in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan.
Washington, July 22 : A study revealed that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity that would help their child reach a healthy weight.
Washington, July 22 : A new study has revealed that the harder adults try to learn an artificial language, the worse they are at deciphering the language's morphology, the structure and deployment of linguistic units such as root words, suffixes, and prefixes.
London, July 22 : A senior Russian officer has said that a Ukrainian military jet may have attacked the MH17 aircraft that had been flying only a few kilometers away from the Malaysian Airlines MH17 before it crashed down.
Washington, July 22 : Astronomers have discovered a transiting exoplanet, Kepler-421b, which has the longest known year.
Washington, July 22 : Several dwarf galaxies that 'dance' throughout the universe in arranged disc-shaped orbits around larger ones makes it more difficult to understand how the universe was formed and evolved, according to a new study.
Washington, July 22 : A new animal study has revealed the link between a bad diet and a loss of smell for the first time.
Dubai, July 22 : A report has revealed that the total number of Saudi women working in the private sector has almost doubled to 400,000 from last year.
London, July 22 : Ronnie Wood's third wife Sally Humphreys recently confessed that she wanted to have his baby, regardless of his age.
Washington, July 22 : a new study claims that though excess of fat is not good for your heart, the right type of fat will help keeping it healthy.
London, July 22 : Ian Poulter showed his party boy skills recently when he carved the foam off the top of a beer pint with a single swing, while entertaining a bunch of people.
Washington, July 22 : A new study has revealed that people who get less sleep might be hurting their memory.
London, July 22 : Ronnie Wood wrecked the 'sex, drugs and rock'n'roll' image of the renowned band 'The Rolling Stones' with his recent revelation that the band members spent much of their backstage time watching murder mysteries.
London, July 22 : Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's has left his entire 21 million pound fortune in the name of his long term partner, Mimi O'Donnell instead of his children.
Johannesburg, July 22 : The Kenyan military's Twitter account was reportedly breached by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous.
Washington, July 22 : A new study has revealed that moral victories may spare one from losing next time.
London, July 22 : Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk has admitted that she wasn't nervous while stripping off for her first acting role in the movie 'Hercules'.
Washington, July 22 : Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, proposes to launch an anti-surveillance technology to curb government spying.
London, July 22 : England wicketkeeper Matt Prior will stay off the fields this summer due to several fitness problems, a report has revealed.
Washington, July 22 : A new study has revealed that that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness, or myopia.
Kolkata, July 22 : Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Tuesday went around the Rabindra Bharati University named after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and disclosed she had a childhood wish to study at Santiniketan under his tutelage.
Brussels, July 22 : The European Union (EU) Tuesday expanded sanctions against Syria over the government's "violent repression" of its civilian population.
United Nations, July 22 : The UN Security Council Tuesday condemned the persecution of minorities in Iraq by the extremist group Islamic State (IS) and warned that such acts may constitute a crime against humanity.