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Sterling lifts Brendan Rodgers, Reds

Bournemouth’s Tommy Elphick (left) vies for the ball with Raheem Sterling of Liverpool during their League Cup quarter-final AFP

Raheem Sterling eased the pressure on under-fire manager Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool swept into the League Cup semi-finals with a 3-1 win over Championship leaders Bournemouth on Wednesday.

Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google Glass

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (Photo: Woz.org)

Steve Wozniak quit Apple in 1987, 12 years after creating the company with Steve Jobs

Apple Canada to hand over papers

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A federal court in Canada on Wednesday ordered Apple’s Canadian subsidiary to hand over nearly three years worth of documents to a watchdog agency as part of an anti-competition probe into iPhone sale

Italian actress Virna Lisi passes away

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Italian actress Virna Lisi, who played opposite Hollywood stars like Fra-nk Sinatra in the 1960s and later established herself an acclaimed character actress, has died at 78.

Pakistan survivors vow to avenge dead friends

Students grieving for their classmates massacred by the Pakistani Taliban Thursday vowed to defy the militants and return to school as soon as possible.

Sri Lanka’s President asks Tamils to ‘forget the past’

Sri Lanka’s President asked minority Tamils to “forget the past” as he campaigned for re-election Thursday, vowing not to allow another uprising after decades of ethnic war.

China village votes to expel HIV positive boy

The plight of an eight-year-old Chinese boy with HIV, reportedly ordered to leave his village by 200 petitioners, sparked intense online soul-searching Thursday in a country where discrimination again

Vladimir Putin vows economic recovery

Says Ukraine in punitive war against rebels; 80% Russians back him even as rouble falls

UK, German soldiers play WWI truce match

 German armed forces players and British Army players, accompanied by officers dressed in World War I uniforms— AP

British and German Armies commemorate 100th anniversary of truce

Boko Haram kidnaps 185 people in Nigeria

Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, in northeast Nigeria, the latest mass abduction in a region where the military has repeatedly struggled to protect civilians

India’s retail sector is a potpourri of formats.

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte