http://i.cricketcb.com/i/news/fth/595x419/stories/2017/jan/12/prv_e6d0e_1484205793.jpg

Global Media

Split captaincy does not work in the Indian set-up. "In my mind the last series was the South African series in India ". He said: "Right from the start, when I left Test captainship, I knew split captaincy doesn't work in India , doesn't work in our set-up".
  • USA sanctions five Russian officials over human rights violations

    USA sanctions five Russian officials over human rights violations

    Global Media

    An inquiry previous year found that Lugovoi and Kovtun, identified as prime suspects by British police, were likely to have carried out Litvinenko's poisoning on the instructions of the Russian security services. Obama's outgoing administration has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating cyber attacks aimed at influencing the results of November's White House race.
  • Boris Johnson flies to NY to meet Donald Trump's key advisers

    Global Media

    Asked what she thought about Mr Trump's comments "as a woman", she said: "I think that's unacceptable but I think Donald Trump himself has said that and has apologised for it". It is Johnson's second visit to NY, his first was to the UNGA. Last month, she took the unusual step of issuing a statement distancing Britain from a speech made by outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry about Israel in a move seen as a bid to please the Trump team.
  • Former President of Iran Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies aged 82

    Former President of Iran Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies aged 82

    Global Media

    The president, who is preparing himself for re-election in May, has lost a valuable ally and influential figure who was a founding father of the Islamic Republic. His passing comes at a critical time in Iranian politics as the country prepares for an important presidential election in May. He was believed to be one of the richest men in the country and was placed by Forbes on its list of " Millionaire Mullahs ".
  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye

    Global Media

    While the lawmakers, functioning as prosecutors in the trial, argued Ms Park should be removed from the presidency, her lawyers said there is no evidence to back the corruption allegations that threaten to force her from office. Park has repeatedly denied the allegations, insisting that she carried out her presidential duties faithfully and that any wrongdoings that may have occurred were done without her knowledge.
  • Paul Ryan Says Obamacare Repeal Bill Will Also Defund Planned Parenthood

    Paul Ryan Says Obamacare Repeal Bill Will Also Defund Planned Parenthood

    Global Media

    Of the almost 9.5 million services Planned Parenthood provided in 2014, 4.2 million (45 percent) of those services were related to testing and treating sexually transmitted infections. "Our Republican colleagues will own that, especially since they don't have anything to replace it with", said Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, after the meeting with Obama.
  • Fox's Megyn Kelly Bolts To NBC News

    Fox's Megyn Kelly Bolts To NBC News

    Global Media

    The story said her contract is not up until the summer so it's unclear what Fox News will do with her until then. NBC News chairman Andrew Lack called Ms Kelly "an exceptional journalist" who has "demonstrated tremendous skill and poise".
  • Rose Parade features colorful floats, heavy police security

    Rose Parade features colorful floats, heavy police security

    Global Media

    No major problems were reported after security and other safety measures were beefed up for the 128th annual parade as a response to several terror attacks in Europe in the past year. The Rose Bowl Parade is set for Monday, the first time in a very long time the parade will be held on a day other than January 1. For over a century, the parade, organized by the Tournament of Roses, has acted as the centerpiece to the country's New Year's Day celebrations, drawing hundreds of thousands of ...
  • For Kubiak, health more important than coaching — AP Analysis

    For Kubiak, health more important than coaching — AP Analysis

    Global Media

    Winning improved their record to 9-7. Numerous players knew before they took the field Sunday of Kubiak's impending reisgnation, due to the news breaking earlier in the day. He spent a night in the hospital after being taken from the stadium via ambulance when he suffered extreme fatigue. The Broncos' offense, meanwhile, demonstrated - brace yourself - a terrific running game.
  • Trump wishes Happy New Year to his enemies

    Trump wishes Happy New Year to his enemies

    Global Media

    Trump also talked in July about how he prefers the idea of using couriers to transport top-secret information, especially when it pertains to military intelligence. "President Obama said that he thinks he would have won against me". Well, actually, you shouldn't think that. Ever sceptical of the spooks' finding that the Russians had hacked into Democratic Party and the rival Clinton campaign chief's emails, Trump was not impressed.
  • Watch Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks live-streamed on Facebook

    Watch Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks live-streamed on Facebook

    Global Media

    More than 1 million people taking more than 1,000 extra trains and 3,500 buses will head into Sydney, Australia on Saturday to see fireworks over Sydney Harbor. Many cities around the world have stepped up security for New Year's Eve celebrations, after a year in which attackers drove lorries into crowds in Berlin and Nice.
  • Greek Ambassador To Brazil Found Dead, Wife Detained

    Greek Ambassador To Brazil Found Dead, Wife Detained

    Global Media

    But he went missing on Monday night, after going out of the apartment they were renting and taking the vehicle, according to Brazilian media. Police suspect he was murdered. Mr Amiridis, 59, is a Portuguese speaker who knows Rio well, having served as Greece's consul to the city between 2001 and 2004. Mr Amiridis was ambassador to Libya from 2012 until earlier this year, when he was posted to Brazil.
  • Guardiola tuning up for Klopp's heavy metal attack

    Guardiola tuning up for Klopp's heavy metal attack

    Global Media

    They are the only unbeaten team in that category, with two wins and two draws , even though they have played just one of those games at home (the goalless draw with Manchester United). When Klopp was Borussia Dortmund's boss and Guardiola was Bayern Munich's gaffer, the two were involved in some incredible contests in Germany. Their performance against Stoke was proof in the pudding that they are never beaten and will find a way to get something from every match.
  • Amri Played the System, But Germany Sees 'No Fault' in Agency

    Amri Played the System, But Germany Sees 'No Fault' in Agency

    Global Media

    The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack and released a video showing Amri pledging allegiance to its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Berlin police monitored Amri from March to September 2016 for a suspected attack and planned break-ins to buy arms, but dropped the investigation thinking he was mostly a small-time drug dealer.
  • UP: Mulayam Denies tickets to Akhilesh close associates

    UP: Mulayam Denies tickets to Akhilesh close associates

    Global Media

    The party has demanded 100 seats as well as the deputy chief minister's post. Akhilesh requested Mulayam Singh Yadav to reconsider his decision but his father did not budge. Another name which had upset Akhilesh is Aman Mani Tripathi, who was arrested by the CBI in a case related to the killing of his wife. According to reports, Akhilesh was unhappy with the official nominees announced by the party and he prepared a list of candidates of his choice.
  • Trump defends foundation after vowing to shut it down

    Global Media

    The foundation can not legally dissolve while it is being investigated, according to the Attorney General's office. The Donald J. Trump Foundation first came under investigation in September, when Schneiderman said his office was investigating the foundation's suspected "impropriety", according to the BBC.
  • Police respond to fight at Patrick Henry Mall

    Police respond to fight at Patrick Henry Mall

    Global Media

    While many crowded into malls the week before Christmas to buy gifts for friends and family members, thousands found themselves back at the stores a day later, spending gift cards or returning merchandise. Police evacuated the Town Center of Aurora and closed the mall on the day after Christmas, after what they described as a "large disturbance". An Aurora officer working security at the mall tried to arrest one person involved in that fight and was surrounded by a large and unruly crowd, ...
  • Romania rejects nomination of first female Muslim premier

    Global Media

    Romania's president has blocked a candidate for prime minister who would have been the country's first female and first Muslim leader. The Social Democrats won more than 45 percent of the vote in the December 11 parliament elections. The leftist PSD picked Sevil Shhaideh , who is from the country's Tatar Muslim minority and served as minister of regional development in 2015, to lead the new government.
  • Indian police arrest four men on charges of raping American tourist

    Global Media

    The sources also said the identification parade can be conducted tomorrow. The woman had alleged that she was raped by the men for two days. "Now she wants speedy justice, and for the accused to be convicted". A hotel official said they were cooperating with the police. Delhi Police had registered an FIR early this month on the complaint of the woman as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj intervened in the matter.
  • Powerful natural disaster shakes Chile, no deaths reported

    Global Media

    The tsunami warning was issued for areas within 1,000 km (621 miles) of the epicenter of the quake, the USA -based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. Various salmon farming operations reported little damage. But while most structures in Chile are built to resist these relatively common "Ring of Fire" quakes, the Sunday natural disaster still packed an unexpected Christmas Day punch.