George Lopez held for public intoxication – Zee News

Zee NewsPic Courtesy: -. Ontario: Comedian George Lopez was held for public intoxication after he was found passed out on the floor of a Canadian casino. Security officials at the…

Death toll from Venezuela street protests rises to 18 – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukScattered barricades blocked streets and protesters battled police in some Caracas neighbourhoods Friday even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted through the second…

Costa Concordia captain boards stricken ship – CNN

CNNRome (CNN) — The captain of the Costa Concordia went back on board Thursday for the first time since the cruise liner crashed into the rocks off Italy’s Giglio island,…

Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi quits after another submarine fire, govt quickly … – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: In an unprecedented step, Navy chief Admiral Devender Kumar Joshi resigned on Wednesday, owning “moral responsibility” for warship and submarine accidents over the last six months,…

Oldest Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, dies at 110 – Haaretz

HaaretzPrague-born pianist who knew Kafka and lived in Israel for 40 years, dies in London. By Ofer Aderet | Feb. 23, 2014 | 9:49 PM | 9. Tweet. Alice Herz-Sommer,…

Apple, Samsung fail to settle patent case – Zee News

Zee NewsNew York: Apple and its South Korean rival Samsung will return to court next month after failing to agree on a settlement to end a legal battle over patents…

Drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman arrested – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMAZATLAN, Mexico — Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, one of the world’s biggest drug traffickers and Mexico’s most-wanted fugitive, was captured Saturday in a joint U.S.-Mexican operation after more…

Thai Police Clashes With Protesters in Bangkok Leave Three Dead – Bloomberg

BloombergThailand’s opposition edged a step forward in legal efforts to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Bangkok killed three people and wounded at…

Japan hit by deadly snowstorms – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least 11 people have killed by a record-breaking snowstorm in Japan, according to local media. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes and hundreds more injured,…

Syria talks: Mediator apology for lack of progress – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has apologised to the Syrian people after peace talks in Geneva ended without making progress. He had held final discussions with both sides in…

No point staying in power after Jan Lokpal setback, says Prashant Bhushan – IBNLive

IBNLiveHolding BJP and Congress responsible for the fall of Arvind Kejriwal government, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said the party was left with no option but to quit as…

Geneva talks on Syria are at an impasse – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeGENEVA — Peace talks aimed at forging a path out of Syria’s civil war have reached an impasse — with no guarantee of continuing — after five days of…

Syrian Bombs in Rebel-Held Aleppo Kill at Least 15 – ABC News

ABC NewsSyrian activists say government military aircraft dropped barrels bombs on a rebel-held area in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 15. The activist collectives, the Local Coordination…

Turkish F-16s scrambled for ‘drunken’ Sochi hijack attempt – Zee News

Zee NewsIstanbul: Turkey scrambled two F-16 jets on Friday to force down an airliner from Ukraine when an apparently drunk would-be hijacker ordered it to Sochi where the Winter Olympics…

Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe extent of corruption in Europe is “breathtaking” and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says. EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia…

Pakistan Taliban begins peace talks with government in Islamabad – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukIntermediaries from the Pakistan Taliban are due to meet government negotiators in the capital Islamabad on Tuesday to sketch out a strategy for peace talks. Last week Nawaz Sharif, the…

Thai Vote Fails to Ease Tensions as Protests Disrupt Poll – Bloomberg

BloombergAngry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast… Read More. Angry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast…

Study Shows How Planets with Binary Stars, Like Tatooine, Form – The Escapist

The EscapistResearchers at the University of Bristol used computer simulations to model how planets form in binary star systems, like the fictional Star Wars planet Tatooine. The image of two…

Luis Aragones: Spain mourns the loss of ‘tiki taka’ master – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Affectionately known in his home city of Madrid as “the wise man of Hortaleza,” Luis Aragones left the legacy of helping Spain’s ascension to the top of world…

Kerry: Washington, EU Stand with Ukrainian Opposition – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is on a visit to Germany, says Washington and the European Union stand with the people of Ukraine in their effort…

No drugs found in search of Justin Bieber’s plane in NJ – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comA private airplane connected to pop star Justin Bieber was held and searched on Friday at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport, but no contraband was found, law enforcement sources with knowledge…

Pinterest’s Interests feature helps users zero in on Pins they may like – Siliconrepublic.com

Siliconrepublic.comOnline scrapbook Pinterest is rolling out a new tool called Interests, that lets users explore interests specifically designed to help them find Pins they’ll like, the company said. To use…

Andaman: No life jackets, divers onboard capsized boat – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesThere were no life jackets and divers on board the ill-fated boat that capsized in Andaman and Nicobar Islands killing at least 21 people, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on…

Syria talks: Delegates due to raise power transfer – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Syrian peace talks in Geneva are due to move on to wider political questions such as of the divisive issue of transfer of power in the country. But…

Japan to give Indians 3-yr multiple-entry visas – Indian Express

Indian ExpressIndians can now get a “three-year” visa with “multiple” entries to visit Japan, a senior official in the Shinzo Abe administration said here Sunday. As Abe participated in the…

Selena Gomez is ‘strong’ and doing ‘really well’ post Bieber’s arrest – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDemi Lovato is a loyal friend to Selena Gomez. The 21-year-old singer spent some quality time with Gomez immediately following Justin Bieber’s DUI arrest and opened up…

Selena Gomez Forgets Justin Bieber Drama With ‘Therapy’ – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseSelena Gomez seems to be coping well with the news of her on/off boyfriend Justin Bieber’s arrest this week. After enjoying a girly dinner with her BFF Demi Lovato on…

Thai govt offers to put off polls, protesters rebuff proposal – Business Standard

Business StandardThailand’s embattled government today said it would put off the February 2 snap polls if political rivals end their protests, but a top opposition leader rebuffed the proposal and…

Iran urges foreign fighters to leave Syria – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaIran wants all foreign fighters to leave Syria, according to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif, speaking at an Al Arabiya panel held in cooperation with…

Amid genocide fear, Central African Republic’s new interim president to take oath – Zee News

Zee NewsBangui: The Central African Republic’s new interim president Catherine Samba-Panza was set to take the oath of office Thursday, a day after a UN envoy warned the conflict-riven country…

EU Sparks Fly Over Turkey’s Civil Rights as Entry Bid Languishes – Bloomberg

BloombergTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “If we consider the judiciary as a… Read More. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “If we consider the judiciary as a…

Syria summit: Geneva gears up for more historic talks – BBC News

BBC NewsAnne Thea Geiser and her colleagues at Geneva airport are, as she puts it, in “an expecting time”. They are busy preparing for the so-called Geneva II peace talks…

Khloe Kardashian breaks down as she reveals marriage woes with Lamar left … – Daily Mail

Daily MailBut on Sunday night, Khloe Kardashian’s true feelings were exposed on the season premiere of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. The reality star was seen breaking down in tears…

Kristen Stewart premieres `Camp X-Ray` at Sundance – Zee News

Zee NewsLos Angeles: `Twilight` actress Kristen Stewart attended the special screening of her new movie `Camp X-Ray` at the ongoing Sundance Film Festival. The 23-year-old `Snow White and the Huntsman`…

Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor had a bitter spat on Jan 15 – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor had a bitter spat all the way on the flight from Tiruvananthapuram to Delhi on January 15 that drew the attention…