Syndicate content

France opens enquiry into claims of Yasser Arafat poisoning


French prosecutors have opened a murder enquiry into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's 2004 death near Paris following claims he may have died of polonium poisoning, sources said on Tuesday.

The pro

In Paris, 'love locks' conquer all, even City Hall


They say you can't beat City Hall, but Paris authorities who once took a dim view of the thousands of ‘love locks’ adorning the bridges of the Seine river have had a change of heart.

"We are letting

World must brace for higher food prices, experts say


With drought parching farms in the United States and near the Black Sea, weak monsoon rains in India and insidious hunger in Africa's Sahel region, the world could be headed towards another food crisi

Tennis: Sharapova moves into world number two spot

Maria Sharapova.jpg.crop_display.jpg

Russia's Maria Sharapova, winner of the silver medal at the London Olympics, moved up one place to world number two in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday.

Belarussian Victoria Azarenka, winne

France to call UN Security Council meet on Syria


France, which is taking over the UN Security Council's rotating presidency in August, will call an emergency ministerial meeting on Syria, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius said Monday.

Syrian activists unfurl huge rebel flag under Eiffel Tower

Two Syrian opposition activists unfurled an enormous rebel flag at the base of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Friday and were briefly detained by police.

As a handful of supporters from the France Syri

Airbus delays A350 after glitch, EADS lifts forecasts


European planemaker Airbus delayed the introduction of its newest passenger jet, the carbon-composite A350, as parent EADS unveiled better-than-expected second-quarter earnings lifted by resilient dem

France says Assad preparing 'slaughter' in Aleppo


France on Friday said it feared Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is preparing to carry out a 'slaughter' of his own people in the second city of Aleppo.

"With the build-up of heavy weapons around Ale

Helicopter crashes in southeastern France, 6 dead


Six people died when a helicopter crashed into an area often referred to as France's answer to the Grand Canyon, on Wednesday, according to officials.

‘Artificial jellyfish may mend heart’


Using cells from rat hearts and a seer polymer film, scientists on Sunday reported they had created an artificial jellyfish that could one day help save patients with heart disease.

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.