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Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg 2-1 at the Bundesliga opener
Xinhua News Agency - 3 Hours ago
BERLIN, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich sealed a hard earned 2-1 victory over Wolfsburg thanks to the goals by Thomas Mueller and Arjen Robben at outsold Allianz Arena on Friday. German record champions
XINHUA - Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg 2-1 at the Bundesliga opener Namibia Press Agency
Bayern Munich 2-1 VfL Wolfsburg | Bundesliga match report | Football DailyMe.Com
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VIDEO: Russian aid convoy defies Ukraine
BBC - 64 Minutes ago
Russia has sent more than 100 aid lorries into eastern Ukraine - without permission from authorities in Kiev. The move has been condemned by the West and Ukraine, who described the move as "an invasion".
Russian aid convoy defies Ukraine BBC
Russian aid convoy ‘invades Ukraine’ Dhaka Tribune
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Mexico's Peña Nieto unveils police unit, much smaller than envisioned
Los Angeles Times - 3 Hours ago
When he was running for election in 2012, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto offered a new police organization, the gendarmerie, as a cornerstone campaign promise and his only security initiative. It
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Mars 'bone' sparks conspiracy theories
Sydney Morning Herald - 2 Hours ago
Is this photo an alien or dinosaur thigh bone on Mars, as some conspiracy theorists have suggested? Highly unlikely, NASA scientists have concluded. The photo, taken by the Curiosity rover on August
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Three Palestinians killed in Gaza as Israel-Hamas hostilities continue
Deutsche Welle - 58 Minutes ago
Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qedra said the three were killed in a house in the Nusseirat camp by Israeli airstrikes, according to medics and witnesses early Saturday. Hostilities between
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'Shows there were living things on Mars'
Sydney Morning Herald - 2 Hours ago
Is this photo an alien or dinosaur thigh bone on Mars, as some conspiracy theorists have suggested? Highly unlikely, NASA scientists have concluded. The photo, taken by the Curiosity rover on August
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The Baltic States: From Soviet to European
Deutsche Welle - 2 Hours ago
will forever be the day when two million Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians joined hands to form a 600-kilometer cross-border human chain. United in spirit, they used the 50th anniversary of the Soviet-Nazi
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Merkel and Obama condemn Russian convoys in Ukraine
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
In a telephone call between President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel early Saturday, both leaders warned that Russia was triggering a "dangerous escalation" of the conflict in Ukraine.
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Grenade in his cot: Bou Bou's trauma
Sydney Morning Herald - 3 Hours ago
Baby Bou Bou was sound asleep in what should have been the safest place in the world when the men came. His whole family surrounded him. After a house fire in Wisconsin the Phonesavanh family had moved
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Assad no longer main threat in Syria
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
Syria has been at war for over three years. Over 190,000 people have been killed , many of its cities, towns and villages razed to the ground. But the international fight against the terrorist group "Islamic
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Schlanger takes aim at NRL stars
Sydney Morning Herald - 3 Hours ago
Following the Australian swimming orientation camp in April, after the national selection trials, swimmers were told to ready themselves for a flu shot. With Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs as part of
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Crowdfunding campaign for officer who shot Michael Brown spurs controversy
Russia Today - 97 Minutes ago
01:37 People gather for a "National Day of Rage" protest against the police fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, outside the White House in Washington August 21, 2014. (Reuters/Yuri Gripas)
Campaign for officer who shot Michael Brown spurs controversy Canadian Content
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The Saturday Profile: American’s Star Power Unrivaled in Japan
New York Times - 73 Minutes ago
David Spector, with his bleach-blond hair and ability to deliver one-liners in flawless Japanese, has been a fixture in Japan’s often raucous talk-show world for 30 years.
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Gaza Talks Build at U.N.
New York Times - 89 Minutes ago
Diplomats said Germany, France and Britain were involved in discussions about a possible Security Council resolution.
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World Briefing: Activist Rearrested in India After Resuming Hunger Strike
ACQ Magazine - 94 Minutes ago
Log in to manage your products and services from The New York Times and the International New York Times. Don’t have an account yet? Create an account » Subscribed through iTunes and need an
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Gaza Cost Far Exceeds Estimate, Official Says
Ein News - 82 Minutes ago
Aug 21, 2014 - 02:36 GMT UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations drastically underestimated the devastation that could result from possible assaults by Israel on Gaza this year, reckoning in its contingency
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U.S. Isn’t Sure Just How Much to Fear ISIS
New York Times - 105 Minutes ago
With the rapid advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the rhetoric the Obama administration is using to describe the danger the group poses to the United States has escalated.
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Two New Cases of Ebola Stem From Indirect Contact
New York Times - 2 Hours ago
Although the cases in Nigeria involve the spouses of health workers who had cared for the Liberian-American who carried the virus, the country says its containment strategy is working.
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Russians Open Fire in Ukraine, NATO Reports
New York Times - 2 Hours ago
NATO officials said that the Russian military had moved artillery units inside Ukrainian territory in recent days and was using them to fire at Ukrainian forces.
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UEFA won’t recognize Crimean clubs playing in Russian league
Russia Today - 3 Hours ago
00:02 Players in the 3rd-round Russian Championship League Zone South between football clubs SKCHF (Sevastopol) and TSC (Simferopol). (RIA Novosti/Vasiliy Batanov) European football’s ruling
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Anger over Russian convoy in Ukraine
World News Report - 104 Minutes ago
Last updated at 19:39 Russia's decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission has been widely condemned in the West. The European Union and the US called for
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Immigrant rights groups sue U.S. over fast-tracked deportations
Los Angeles Times - 4 Hours ago
A group of Central American women and children detained at an immigration facility in New Mexico filed a lawsuit Friday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security alleging that it was violating
Immigrant rights groups sue US over fast-tracked deportations McClatchy DC
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Contract talks falter between Food 4 Less, union
Los Angeles Times - 4 Hours ago
Contract negotiations between Food 4 Less and the United Food and Commercial Workers union are sputtering, a union representative said, increasing the likelihood that thousands of grocery workers will
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'Okra,' 'Italian Kitchen,' 'My Paris Kitchen' are tasty summer reads
Los Angeles Times - 7 Hours ago
Summer is the cruelest season for cookbooks. Caught between the spring fling and the holiday onslaught, it's easy for a good book to get ignored. But for all the talk about how the cookbook market is
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Deaths, weddings: Additional categories for this year's awards
Los Angeles Times - 8 Hours ago
Any group of awards bestowed by one group of humans on another will inevitably be considered arbitrary, political, meaningless, myopic or absurd (unless, of course, you win one, at which time they become
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