Sports

ormula One legend Schumacher to turn 45 while lying comatose in hospital

GRENOBLE – Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is to turn 45 on Friday while lying comatose…

Tennis: Last gasp puts Poland into Hopman Cup final

PERTH – Polish pair Agnieszka Radwanska and Grzegorz Panfil edged past Australia on Thursday to scrape…

World number one Nadal ousts Gulbis to reach Doha semis

DOHA – World number one Rafael Nadal showed his trademark grit and determination on Thursday as…

Golf star McIlroy and tennis star Wozniacki engaged

WASHINGTON, Dec 31, 2013 (AFP) – Two-time major golf champion Rory McIlroy and former women’s tennis…

Business

Euro slips but still up versus dollar for 2013

LONDON : The euro eased back on Tuesday but was still on track to be the…

BEIJING : China manufacturing index slips

BEIJING – China’s manufacturing growth slowed in December for the first time in six months, official…

South Korea posts $6.03 bn current account surplus in Nov

SEOUL : South Korea posted a current account surplus of $6.03 billion in November, the central…

Asian markets up at the end of mixed year for region

HONG KONG : Asian markets rose on Monday, with Tokyo cheered by the yen hitting a…

Technology

Facebook dominates in US rush to social networking

WASHINGTON: The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with…

14 Kickstarter projects we’re excited for in 2014

(Mashable) : After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it’ll be time…

India clears Tesco, Vodafone investments worth $1.5b

NEW DELHI : An Indian panel on Monday cleared investment plans by British giants Tesco and…

LinkedIn, Pinterest more popular than Twitter: study

SAN FRANCISCO: More US adults use LinkedIn and Pinterest than Twitter, but that website attracts a…