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Juventus start with a win

Juventus’ Arturo Vidal (right) vies for the ball with Chievo Verona’s Nicolas Frey during their Serie A. (Photo: AFP)

Massimiliano Allegri silenced the doubters as champions Juventus beat Chievo 1-0 in the former AC Milan coach’s first Serie A game in charge of the Old Lady of Turin.

Manchester United agree Falcao loan deal: reports

Man Utd have apparently agreed to a season-long loan deal to sign Colombia striker Falcao. Photo: AFP/ File

Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, according to widespread British media reports on Monday.

Mario Mandzukic finds net as champs Atletico win

Spanish league champions Atletico Madrid recorded their first victory of the campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win over newly-promoted Eibar on Saturday.

Hur Mi-Jung takes lead in LPGA tourney

Hur Mi-Jung of South Korea tees off on the second hole during the third round of the LPGA Portland Classic. (Photo: AFP)

Hur Mi-Jung led a Korean assault on the leaderboard Saturday with a two-under 70 to grab a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic.

Liverpool breeze past Spurs

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores against Tottenham Hotspur during their English Premier League match. (Photo: AFP)

Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday as Mario Balotelli made his return to English football.

Jose Mourinho all praise for Diego Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed Diego Costa as the complete striker after his side’s 6-3 Premier League win over Everton but is concerned opponents will try to get the Spain international sent of

Pyongyang slams UK TV series

North Korea on Sunday slammed a new British TV drama series revolving around its nuclear weapons programme, urging the British government to scrap the “slanderous farce” if it wants to maintain diplom

Japan ‘Boob Aid’ gets thousands of dollars

Nine Japanese porn actresses pose with three supporters (in front row) in Tokyo on Sunday.	— AFP

A group of Japanese porn actresses raised tens of thousands of dollars at the weekend by having their breasts squeezed by fans at a “Boob Aid” charity event for AIDS prevention.

Iraq breaks jihadist town siege

ISIS beheads Lebanese captive

Israel to seize West Bank land

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men pray during a protest against any plans to make them undergo military service in Jerusalem. -AFP

Netanyahu seeks cuts to 2014 budget to finance Gaza war

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.