26 October 2014
Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies
Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of
liver disease, aged 71.
Bassist Bruce was most famous for his work with guitarist Eric Clapton and
drummer Ginger Baker in legendary 1960s group Cream.
His family said: Б─°It is with great sadness that we, JackБ─(tm)s family,
announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and
all round legend.
Iran hangs woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her
Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
Associated Press - 25 October 2014 04:01-04:00
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man
she said was trying to rape her.
The official IRNA news agency says Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn
Saturday for premeditated murder.
Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse Iran hangs, Jabbari, a woman convicted of
murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually
This photo of Jabbari was taken from a social media website, campaigning to
stop he execution.
Syrian Kurd leader sees war of 'attrition' in Kobane
Erdogan announces Turkey will allow FSA to Kobane, PYD says talks continue
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini refuses to panic after defeat
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini played down the damage a 2-1 defeat
at West Ham has done to his side's Premier League title defence.
City are five points behind leaders Chelsea, who have 22 points and can
extend the gap with a win or draw at Manchester United on Sunday.
"We are just starting the season and we have 87 points left to play for.
Militants to be uprooted, says Egypts Sisi
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(AP) / 26 October 2014
Egyptian president says foreign hand behind Sinai attack that killed 30
troops, declares emergency.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi said on Saturday that an assault on
an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a
‘foreign-funded operation' and vowed to take drastic action against
In thundering remarks delivered before cameras ahead of a military funeral