MUMBAI India captain Virat Kohli struck a sublime double century and his bowlers picked up three England wickets to put the hosts on course for a series-clinching victory in the fourth and penultimate test at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
ISTANBUL Turkey said on Sunday that Kurdish militants may be responsible for the two bombs that killed 38 people and wounded 155 in what looked to be a coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul after a match between two top teams. | Video
MUMBAI India fast bowler Mohammed Shami and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha will continue to be out of action after the injured duo were ruled out of the team's fifth and final test against England starting on Friday in Chennai.
VIENNA OPEC and non-OPEC producers on Saturday reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices that overstretched many budgets and spurred unrest in some countries.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Royalty, presidents, prime ministers and spiritual leaders joined hands with Nobel peace prize winners on Saturday in the fight for child rights, saying they wanted to "globalise compassion for children" in a world which has forgotten to care.
BALTIMORE U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp as the country's top diplomat, a source familiar with the situation said on Saturday, an appointment that would put in place an official with close ties to the Russian government. | Video
WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump's rejection this weekend of U.S. intelligence analysts' conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help him win the White House is the latest in a string of conflicts between Trump and the intelligence community he will command.
ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT Syria's military and Russian warplanes bombarded rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday as Damascus's allies said victory was near, but insurgents fought back and army advances halted after rapid gains during the week. | Video
STOCKHOLM Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sent a message on Saturday thanking the Swedish academy for awarding him the Nobel prize for literature, an honour the American singer and songwriter believed was about as likely as "standing on the moon."
KABUL Hardline cleric Mullah Haibatullah Akundzada has reinforced his position as the new leader of the Afghan Taliban by winning the support of two senior members, the insurgent group said on Saturday.
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