Archive of November 2015

Silent Bollywood shuns India's political limelight

MUMBAI: A furious backlash against two Bollywood stars who complained of rising intolerance in India has highlighted the film industry's uneasy relationship with politics, in...

'Call me Francesco': new film recalls pope's darkest moments

ROME: The challenges faced by Pope Francis during the dark years of the Argentine military dictatorship (1976-1983) are portrayed in a new film, "Call Me...

Pakistan vs England Twenty20 scoreboard

SHARJAH: Scoreboard of the third and final Twenty20 international between Pakistan and England played at Sharjah stadium on Monday:EnglandJ. Roy lbw b Yamin 0 J....

Murray, Fury shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality award

LONDON: Davis Cup hero Andy Murray and newly crowned world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury have been named on the shortlist for the BBC's 2015 Sports...

Fiorentina miss chance to go top with Sassuolo draw

MILAN: Title-chasing Fiorentina spurned the chance to go top of Serie A after a 1-1 draw at Sassuolo on Monday pushed Paulo Sousa's men up...

Buckingham Palace state dining room closed over safety fears

LONDON: The state dining room of Britain's Buckingham Palace, where visiting heads of state retire for coffee after banquets, has been closed off due to...

Uncertainty rules as worried eyes look to 2016

ABU DHABI: Nico Rosberg's victory in Sunday's season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix may not install him as favourite to unseat his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton,...

Obama's final State of Union speech set for January 12

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama will deliver the final State of the Union speech of his eight-year presidency on January 12, the speaker of the US House...

US repatriates 108 Cuban migrants

MIAMI: The United States has repatriated 108 Cuban migrants who were picked up at sea in recent days trying to reach American shores in unseaworthy...

C.Africa ex-leader Bozize to run for president

BANGUI: Central African Republic's former president Francois Bozize, who was overthrown in a 2013 rebellion, filed his candidacy for the country's December presidential election, his...