Friday, Sep 19, 2014
September 19, 20143:47 pm

In the video, the hostage who identifies himself as John Cantlie, asks why he and others have been abandoned by the US and UK governments.

September 19, 201411:22 am

Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the UK.

September 19, 20141:44 pm

Voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum in Scotland.

September 19, 20149:42 am

With 11 of 32 regional electoral centers reporting, the No side had about 53 percent of the vote to about 47 for the Yes side.

September 19, 20149:27 am
Britain Scotland

On the streets, it was a different story, with rival Yes and No billboards and campaigners outside many polling places.

September 19, 20143:08 am

There’s pride in Gretna, but there’s also love, the economy and commonsense.

September 18, 20146:42 pm

Results are expected early on Friday morning.

September 18, 20143:41 pm

In a letter published in 'The Independent' newspaper, they have called on the extremists to show mercy to the 47-year-old aid worker Alan Henning.

September 18, 20141:34 pm

Polling stations close at 2100 GMT and results are likely to emerge in the early hours of Friday.

September 18, 20149:35 am

A phone poll of 1,373 people by Ipsos MORI put opposition to independence at 51 pc and support at 49 pc.

September 18, 20147:47 am

Voters who want to stay in the United Kingdom fear the country they live in may soon cease to exist.

September 17, 20146:17 pm

The referendum is not something that has cropped up in a year or two but there has been a lot of factors that led to this plebiscite.

September 17, 20142:06 pm

Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.

September 16, 20148:24 pm

President Petro Poroshenko called the vote a "first but very decisive step'' toward bringing Ukraine fully into the European Union.

September 16, 201412:42 am

According to BBC, if Scotland were to get a ‘geographical share’ based on the median line, about 90 per cent of UK’s oil would be under Scottish jurisdiction.

September 15, 20145:10 pm

As many as 500 migrants could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean.

September 15, 20141:21 am

job of ‘aircraft captain’ being advertised on Monarchy website; successful applicant must have ‘VVIP’ experience.

September 15, 20141:16 am

PM David Cameron condemns beheading of 44-year-old aid worker David Hainesby by IS as 'pure evil'.

September 14, 20142:39 pm

If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016.

September 14, 20142:32 pm

The meeting comes after Islamic extremists released a video showing the beheading of David Haines and threatening another with death.

September 14, 20149:18 am
U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while speaking during his and Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves news conference at the Bank of Estonia in Tallinn, Estonia, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (Source: AP)

The IS extremists released a video showing the beheading of aid worker Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year.

September 14, 201411:34 am

This is the third execution by the ISIS militants after James Foley and Steven Sotloff, in past one month.

September 13, 20145:49 pm

Ukraine had successfully repelled a rebel attack on the government-held Donetsk airport, which came under artillery fire from rebel positions.

September 11, 20148:24 pm

The sanctions will further curb access to European capital markets for Russian banks and firms.

September 10, 20146:18 pm

The new sanctions are expected to deepen earlier penalties targeting Russia's energy and arms sectors.

September 10, 20145:16 pm

President Petro Poroshenko said the regions would remain part of Ukraine and rejected the idea of federalisation.

September 10, 20144:15 pm

Former French trade minister Thomas Thevenoud failed to pay his rent for three years.

September 10, 20143:26 pm

Cameron told Scots: "We desperately want you to stay; we do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart."

September 9, 20143:07 pm

Canadian Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said that a Russian military plane had circled over the HMCS Toronto in the Black Sea.

September 9, 20146:54 pm
The site of the crash in Ukraine. (Source: AP)

The Dutch investigating team says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by "high-energy objects".

September 9, 201412:25 am

Sporadic violence reported in Donetsk; 1,200 war prisoners released by rebels.

September 8, 20141:48 pm

City council of Donetsk said there had been no reported casualties overnight and that public transport would be up and running.

September 7, 20142:50 pm

Blasts powerful enough to be heard in downtown Donetsk came from the area near the airport.

September 7, 20144:12 pm

Osborne said the plan was being agreed by all three major political parties in the British parliament.

September 7, 201411:19 am

A total of 2,000 troops from nine countries - including the US, Canada and Italy - are taking in the exercises.

September 7, 201412:44 am

A separatist leader said this process would begin later on Saturday, though the Ukrainian side said details were still being worked out.


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