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Pakistan hotel attack: Four killed as armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Gwadar port city, says police

A shootout between the militants and the security forces broke out at the hotel as the anti-terrorism force, the Army and the Frontier Corps were called in, Gwadar Station House Officer (SHO) Aslam Bangulzai said.

Teenage climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Thunberg, 16, has encouraged students to skip school to join protests demanding faster action on climate change, a movement that has spread beyond Sweden to other European nations.

Lankan Navy sinks Tamil Nadu fishermen’s boat, arrests four

The naval personnel chased the fishermen away and allegedly rammed their vessel into the fishermen's late Wednesday night and took four of them away to the island nation, they said.

No Indian city in race for hosting 2019 Asian Games

Dubai,Hanoi,and Surabaya (Indonesia) have emerged as frontrunners.

Carla Bruni may sing at FIFA World Cup

France's First Lady Carla Bruni has been asked by Nelson Mandela to sing at the opening ceremony of the World Cup in South Africa.

FIFA unveil 2014 Brazil World Cup venues

Joseph Blatter,president of world football's governing body FIFA,has unveiled the name of the 12 venue cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Obama urges FIFA to let US host World Cup

US President Barack Obama has urged FIFA to let his country host the World Cup football either in 2018 or 2022.

Maradona tells Messi to take charge against Spain

Argentina coach Diego Maradona has told superstar Lionel Messi to take charge of his country's World Cup dream.

Capello now ready to invite WAGs to nurture team spirit

England coach has reversed his decision by saying that he is prepared to invite wives and girlfriends to World Cup in order to create great bonding.

Collingwood now wants two World Cup wins!

Having helped England secure the T20 World Cup,Collingwood said he would now love to see the country’s football stars lift the FIFA World Cup.

German captain Ballack to miss WCup with injury

Injury to Michael Ballack dealt the three-time champions a serious blow less than a month before the tournament.

Al Qaeda plot to attack FIFA WC unearthed

Iraqi security forces have detained an al-Qaida militant suspected of planning an attack targeting the World Cup.