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15 Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours: army

Fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces in the east of the country has left 15 government soldiers dead and 30 wounded over the past 24 hours, Ukraine's defense minister said Saturday.

Russian central bank cuts key interest rate

Russia’s central bank unexpectedly cut its main interest rate Friday as fears of recession mount in the country following the fall in global oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

Transparency vital weapon

No one can doubt the strength of the Egyptian army, but the public deserves answers on why Islamist militants in the Sinai are repeatedly able to launch deadly attacks against the military there, often killing civilians in the process.

Transparency vital weapon

No one can doubt the strength of the Egyptian army, but the public deserves answers on why Islamist militants in the Sinai are repeatedly able to launch deadly attacks against the military there, often killing civilians in the process.

Wolfsburg hammer Bayern 4-1

Wolfsburg breathed life into the Bundesliga’s title race Friday with a shock 4-1 hammering of leaders Bayern Munich, who suffered their heaviest German league defeat for six years.

Wolfsburg hammer Bayern 4-1

Wolfsburg breathed life into the Bundesliga’s title race Friday with a shock 4-1 hammering of leaders Bayern Munich, who suffered their heaviest German league defeat for six years.

Ricciardo gets into top gear for F1 title battle

Daniel Ricciardo reckons he can take one title off Lewis Hamilton this year – and mount a proper crack at the Briton’s Formula One crown as well – after being best of the rest to Mercedes in 2014.

Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title

Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory despite a hacking cough on Saturday night.

Sagesse slump to defeat despite Stoglin’s 74 pts

Georgian center Nikoloz Tskitishvili finished with 52 points 22 rebounds and Nadim Souaid added 26 points as Champville scraped past rivals Sagesse 138-130 after double overtime in a dramatic match at Dik al-Mehdi Friday.

nfSuper Bowl poised for great game, debate

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots could produce one of the greatest Super Bowls of all-time Sunday but the real winner may be debated for decades given the “deflategate” scandal hanging over the game.

Beaufort Castle: From military post to landmark

When Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, then Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon stood in front of Beaufort Castle and, addressing his soldiers, said the edifice had secured a front for his men.

Think roasted rack of lamb is too fancy? Wrong!

Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? One of the ways I spell romance is with a roasted rack of lamb for two. Most of us never get to enjoy this wonderful dish outside fine restaurants, but there’s no reason not to make it at home.