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United hold champions Bayern

United hold champions Bayern

​Manchester United produced a valiant performance to earn a 1-1 draw with UEFA Champions League holders Bayern Munich. With many tipping David Moyes’ side to be on the end of a hiding in their quarter-final first leg, United ensured they go to the Allianz Arena next week with a fighting chance even though Nemanja Vidic’s [&hellip

Neymar earns Barcelona draw

Neymar earns Barcelona draw

​Neymar equalised a wonder-strike from Diego Ribas to leave Barcelona and Atletico Madrid’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final finely balanced. David Villa spurned an early chance in the first leg at Camp Nou and Andres Iniesta’s shot at the other end was blocked by Diego Godin before Villa drew a good save from Jose Pinto in [&hellip

Strong quake hits off Chile’s N coast

Strong quake hits off Chile’s N coast

A massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale has struck near Chile’s Pacific coast, causing landslides and setting off a tsunami. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake hit at 8:46 p.m. local time (2346 GMT) on Tuesday at a depth of 20.1 kilometers (12.5 miles), 95 kilometers (59 miles) northwest of [&hellip

‘CIA knows fate of Malaysia plane’

‘CIA knows fate of Malaysia plane’

The CIA base in Australia knows what happened to the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, says a prominent analyst. “The CIA base in Alice Springs, Australia, knows precisely what happened to that plane,” said Kevin Barrett in a Press TV interview on Monday, pointing to the base’s access to military radar and satellite coverage in the [&hellip

Guinea Ebola outbreak ‘unprecedented’

Guinea Ebola outbreak ‘unprecedented’

Doctors Without Borders has warned that the Ebola outbreak in Guinea is an “unprecedented epidemic” that is dangerously widespread across the African nation. “We are facing an epidemic of a magnitude never before seen in terms of the distribution of cases in the country: Gueckedou, Macenta, Kissidougou, Nzerekore, and now Conakry,” said Mariano Lugli, the [&hellip

ILO slams Qatar over workers condition

ILO slams Qatar over workers condition

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has slammed Qatar over its treatment of migrant workers. The ILO called on Qatar authorities to implement a set of reforms to put an end to the human rights abuse against the workers. The criticism was based on the findings of a three-person panel comprised of a Chinese government representative, [&hellip

‘Palestinians to join 15 UN agencies’

‘Palestinians to join 15 UN agencies’

Acting Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas has signed a request to join several UN agencies in an effort to win more recognition from the world body. “The Palestinian leadership has unanimously approved a decision to seek membership of 15 UN agencies and international treaties, beginning with the Fourth Geneva Convention,” Abbas said on Tuesday after [&hellip

Fierce clashes erupt across Egypta

Fierce clashes erupt across Egypta

A series of violent clashes have erupted in the Egyptian city of Cairo and three other major cities between riot police and anti-government protesters. On Tuesday, clashes broke out between police and pro-Morsi university students, leaving dozens injured. In Cairo, police used tear gas to disperse Ain Shams university students after hours of street battles between the [&hellip

Egypt’s al-Azhar expels 25 students

Egypt’s al-Azhar expels 25 students

Egypt’s al-Azhar University has expelled over two dozen students for participating in recent anti-government demonstrations. The university said on Monday in a statement that 25 of its students were expelled for their alleged role in a recent violent protest on campus in the capital, Cairo. The university also said it will harshly punish any student [&hellip

UN says ready to evacuate CAR Muslims

UN says ready to evacuate CAR Muslims

The United Nations says it is prepared to help evacuate some 19,000 Muslims who are at risk of attack from anti-balaka Christian militias in the Central African Republic (CAR). “What we don’t want is to stand by and watch people being slaughtered,” United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokeswoman Fatoumata Lejeune-Kaba told reporters in [&hellip