WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe

Stockholm, Mar 28 The World Health Organization warned today of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were...

Mar 29, 2017 12:32 AM | Newsscroll

Iran's president to meet with Putin; economic ties on agenda

Moscow, Mar 28 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is visiting Russia for talks expected to focus on economic ties and the Syrian conflict.Rouhani is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir...

Mar 28, 2017 2:34 AM | Newsscroll

Pliskova advances, Radwanska ousted in Miami tennis

Miami, March 26 Fifth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska had her bid to repeat her 2012 success at the Miami Open ended by Croatian veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at Crandon Park.But second-seed Karolina...

Mar 26, 2017 9:37 AM | Newsscroll

UN Syria envoy urges foreign powers to help restore ceasefire

Geneva, Mar 25 The United Nations' Syria envoy sent an urgent appeal today to Russia, Iran and Turkey seeking help to restore a ceasefire, warning that escalating violence was threatening peace...

Mar 26, 2017 12:23 AM | Newsscroll

New TB drugs at risk of developing resistance: experts

Paris, Mar 23 New drugs for hard-to-treat tuberculosis strains may be fast rendered ineffective themselves if incorrectly used, a report warned today, on the eve of World TB Day.Antibiotics such as...

Mar 23, 2017 8:43 PM | Newsscroll

More woe for Bouchard with Miami exit

Miami, Mar 23 Eugenie Bouchard's poor run of form continued as the Canadian suffered a first-round exit at the hands of Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Miami Open.Wildcard Barty's 6-4, 5-7, 6-3...

Mar 23, 2017 10:01 AM | Newsscroll

India hails Parsi culture on Nowruz Day

From Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Mar 22 The integration of the Parsi culture in the Indian tapestry sends a relevant message in the current "troubled times", India said in its message on the...

Mar 22, 2017 1:38 PM | Newsscroll

Syrian troops respond as rebels renew attack on Damascus

Beirut, Mar 21 Airstrikes and artillery fire shook Damascus today as government forces tried to repel a second rebel attack on the Syrian capital in three days.The military deployed tanks along the...

Mar 21, 2017 10:51 PM | Newsscroll

All Syrian sides confirm will attend peace talks: UN

Geneva, Mar 21 Syrian government and rebel delegations have confirmed their attendance at peace talks set to resume in Geneva this week, the United Nations said on today, despite renewed fighting...

Mar 21, 2017 4:26 PM | Newsscroll

K T Irfan wins bronze in Asian 20km Race Walk Championships

Nomi (Japan), Mar 19 National record holder K T Irfan clocked an impressive timing to win a bronze in the 20km men's event in the Asian Race Walk Championships here today.Irfan finished the race in...

Mar 19, 2017 1:38 PM | Newsscroll