Oil prices higher on Ukraine tensions before weekend

NEW YORK (AFP) - Global oil prices pushed modestly higher Friday on tensions in Ukraine, but gains were tempered by the dollar's continued strength.New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (W

Dollar mostly slips in tame pre-weekend trade

NEW YORK (AFP) - The dollar slipped against most other major currencies on Friday in a relatively quiet market after some mid-week turmoil over prospects of an accelerated Federal Reserve interest-rat

Stokes has op on self-inflicted wrist injury

LONDON (AFP) - England all-rounder Ben Stokes has undergone surgery on a wrist injury that he sustained when he punched a locker, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday.Stokes, 22, su

In Europe, Obama looks to rally on Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine will be the big focus of Obama's trip.

Putin has ‘lost Ukraine for good’ says Tymoshenko

KIEV: Russian president Vladimir Putin has “lost Ukraine for good” with his move to annex Crimea, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko said Friday in her first live television appearance since retur

Accident at RCD Highway kills 35 persons

HUB: Accident which took place on RCD Highway located near Gadani Bagarna watercourse, between two passenger buses and two heavy loaded trucks killed 35 persons including women and children, whereas 3

China spots new possible plane debris in southern Indian Ocean

KUALA LUMPUR/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - China said on Saturday it had a new satellite image of what could be wreckage from a missing Malaysian airliner, as more planes and ships headed to join an in

Electrical engineering is child’s play with littleBits

VANCOUVER- Ayah Bdeir is out to make creating Internet Age gadgets as fun and easy as playing with LEGO blocks.