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2014 Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter Habib Asghar gives Pakistan hope

Finish­es third in group B; shoote­rs and swimme­rs disapp­oint again.

July 28, 2014

Female suicide bomber kills three in Nigeria's Kano

Seven others were injure­d.

July 28, 2014

Historic Chinese church gutted by fire: Xinhua

No casual­ties are report­ed and an invest­igatio­n is under way.

July 28, 2014

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime': UN

UN High Commis­sioner for Human Rights says fighti­ng in east Ukrain­e has claime­d over 1,100 lives.

July 28, 2014

Sixteen dead in Philippine militant ambush: Military

Abu Sayyaf gunmen opened fire on the vehicl­es in Talipa­o town before dawn.

July 28, 2014

US ups pressure on Israel as UN demands Gaza truce

At least 1,032 Palest­inians have died in the fighti­ng as well as 43 Israel­i soldie­rs and three civili­ans.

July 28, 2014

Student survivors testify in Korea ferry trial

Only 75 studen­ts surviv­ed South Korea's ferry disast­er.

July 28, 2014

2nd Test: Sangakkara, Mathews put Sri Lanka in control on rain-hit day

Hosts set an imposi­ng 369-run target for South Africa on day four.

July 28, 2014

2014 Commonwealth Games: Waseem reaches quarter-finals in boxing

Pakist­an squad gives mix result­s on day four in Glasgo­w.

July 28, 2014

Ricciardo charges to second Grand Prix win

Red Bull driver takes advant­age of chaos in drench­ed Hungar­y .

July 28, 2014