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World’s leaders aren’t doing their jobs

World’s leaders aren’t doing their jobs

(By┬áDavid Frum)   The world of punditry is divided into two groups: those who attend the World Economic Forum at Davos and those who mock the World Economic Forum at…

Michael Schumacher, former F1 champion, critical after ski fall

Michael Schumacher, former F1 champion, critical after ski fall

Michael Schumacher, the seven-time Formula 1 champion, is in a critical condition after a skiing accident, says the French hospital treating him. The 44-year-old German suffered serious brain trauma, was…

New Zealand v England: Stuart Broad eyes successful tour

New Zealand v England: Stuart Broad eyes successful tour

Stuart Broad is confident of regaining his form and fitness on England’s forthcoming tour of New Zealand. The 26-year-old was dropped for England’s third Test against India in December, before…

South Korea satellite ‘communicating’

South Korea satellite ‘communicating’

South Korea says the satellite launched on Wednesday has made contact with a ground station and is sending data. The launch was South Korea’s first successful attempt to put a…

Visiting US Delegation calls on Commander of the Navy

Visiting US Delegation calls on Commander of the Navy

The visiting US delegation comprising Deputy Assistant Secretary of State James Moore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Vikram Singh and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jane Zimmerman accompanied by US…

Asylum seekers drown on way to Australia

Asylum seekers drown on way to Australia

At least two Sri Lankan asylum seekers have died and a third is missing after their boat smashed into rocks off the coast of Central Java as they made their…

Gillard sets Australia poll date of 14 September

Gillard sets Australia poll date of 14 September

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has called a general election for 14 September. Ms Gillard said that she would ask Governor-General Quentin Bryce to order that parliament be dissolved on…

Star Wars 3D release postponed

Star Wars 3D release postponed

The scheduled 3D release of two films in the Star Wars franchise has been postponed to enable filmmakers to concentrate on the next instalment in the series. Lucasfilm confirmed that…

Mario Balotelli: AC Milan agree deal to sign Manchester City striker

Mario Balotelli: AC Milan agree deal to sign Manchester City striker

AC Milan have agreed a deal to sign Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli on a four-and-a-half-year contract, the Italian club have confirmed. City manager Roberto Mancini said on Tuesday that…

Visiting US delegation commends North progress

Visiting US delegation commends North progress

The three member US government delegation in Sri Lanka has observed that there has been steady progress in many areas in the country on its path to reconciliation and establishment…

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