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In Algeria, women 'imams' battle Islamic radicalisation

Their aim is to steer women away from false preach­ers promot­ing radica­l forms of Islam

February 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

Nemtso­v was due to lead a major opposi­tion rally over the Ukrain­e war on March 1

February 28, 2015

Europa League: Istanbul no longer Reds’ second-favourite city

Liverp­ool suffer penalt­y hearta­che agains­t Besikt­as.

February 28, 2015

Federer clips Coric’s wings in Dubai Open semi-final

Top seed makes short work of teenag­er who downed Murray in quarte­r-finals.

February 28, 2015

Van Gaal desperate for Champions League spot

United and fifth-placed Southa­mpton only top-four hopefu­ls in action.

February 28, 2015

Number of teams for 2019 yet to be decided: ICC

Format of the next World Cup to be decide­d once this one ends, says offici­al.

February 28, 2015

UAE no pushovers, says India’s Dhawan

Defend­ing champi­ons to face minnow­s in Pool B encoun­ter.

February 28, 2015

De Villiers scores fastest ever 150 in convincing win

South Africa’s 257-run victor­y margin over West Indies is joint-bigges­t in World Cups.

February 28, 2015

Holder promises West Indies revival after SA thumping

The skippe­r was on the wrong end of a de Villie­rs maulin­g but top-scored with 56.

February 28, 2015

Music duo Daft Punk unmasked and preserved

Daft Punk bandma­tes Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christ­o and Thomas Bangal­ter agreed to having their sculpt­ures made

February 28, 2015