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Terry eyes more trophies

Terry eyes more trophies

​Chelsea captain John Terry has set his sights on winning more trophies after signing a new deal at Stamford Bridge. The 34-year-old, whose existing deal was set to expire at the end of this season, signed a one-year extension to his deal that means he will stay at the club until the end of the [&hellip

Friday, 27th March, 2015

Friday, 27th March, 2015

​1050 lunar years ago, on this day in 386 AD, the Shafe’i Sufi scholar, Mohammad ibn Ali, known popularly as Abu Talib al-Makki, passed away in Baghdad.  He was hadith expert and jurist as well, and author of “Quwwat al-Qulub” (The Nourishment of Hearts), a book used by the Iranian Shafe’i scholar, Abu Hamed Ghazali, as a source [&hellip

Blood test ‘could cut antibiotics’

Blood test ‘could cut antibiotics’

A new blood test can help doctors tease out whether an infection is caused by a virus or bacteria within two hours, research in Plos One suggests. It could stop patients being given antibiotics when they are not needed, scientists say. It is still at a laboratory stage but the team is working on a [&hellip

Car slows when it sees speed signs

Car slows when it sees speed signs

​Ford is to sell a car that can read road signs and adjust its speed accordingly to ensure the vehicle is not driving too fast. The speed-limiting tech can be activated via the steering wheel and briefly overridden by pressing firmly on the accelerator. The car company suggests the facility will help drivers avoid fines [&hellip

Arab League to form joint military force

Arab League to form joint military force

The Arab League member states have unanimously agreed to set up a joint military force against what they call threats against Arab states. Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi said on Thursday that the bloc’s foreign ministers agreed during their meeting in Egypt on a draft resolution to establish the force. “This is the first [&hellip

UN: Dialogue only key to Yemen crisis

UN: Dialogue only key to Yemen crisis

​United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says dialogue among all political factions is the only solution to the conflict in Yemen, but stopped short of condemning the ongoing Saudi onslaught against the Arab country. Ban in a statement on Thursday stressed that “despite the escalation, negotiations remain the only option for ultimately resolving the crisis.” [&hellip

Skrtel guilty of De Gea stamp

Skrtel guilty of De Gea stamp

Martin Skrtel will be banned for three games after an FA charge of stamping on David de Gea was proven. The Liverpool centre-half denied deliberately standing on De Gea in the final seconds of the Sunday’s defeat to Manchester United at Anfield, an incident missed at the time by referee Martin Atkinson. But an independent [&hellip

Falcao to decide on future

Falcao to decide on future

​Manchester United’s on-loan striker Radamel Falcao is “totally committed” to the club but will decide on what is best for his future at the end of the season. Colombia forward Falcao missed last year’s World Cup through injury before moving on loan from Monaco to United, where he has seen limited first-team action and has [&hellip

Saudi Arabia launches war in Yemen

Saudi Arabia launches war in Yemen

​Saudi Arabia has begun launching airstrikes in Yemen where the Ansarullah fighters have acquired power, says the monarchy’s ambassador to the United States. Warplanes of the Royal Saudi Air Force reportedly bombed the positions of the Ansarullah fighters and launched attacks against the Sana’a airport and the Dulaimi airbase early on Thursday. A Saudi warplane [&hellip

UK to beef up Malvinas defenses

UK to beef up Malvinas defenses

​Britain has unveiled plans to bolster defenses on the Malvinas Island to counter what it calls possible threats from Argentina. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon told the parliament that London will spend £280mn over the next decade on renewing its military arrangements on the Malvinas Island. “The principle threat to the islands remains…I am confident that, [&hellip