COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has appealed for foreign aid to recover from massive floods that caused an estimated $2 billion worth of damage and claimed more than 100 lives.
PARIS: Google said it feared for free speech if France succeeded in forcing it to apply the right to have information about a person removed from its search engines not just in France, but worldwide.
BRUSSELS: Belgian prosecutors appealed for help in finding a man suspected of leaving a bomb at Brussels Airport on March 22, saying they were eager to find a coat he had discarded and to speak to people who saw him on his hour-long walk back into the city.
BANGALORE: Bangladesh’s key pace bowler Taskin Ahmed lost his appeal against suspension from international cricket for illegal action, the ICC said Wednesday.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday overturned a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung, finally handing the South Korean smartphone maker a significant win in its longstanding patent feud with top rival Apple.
CHRISTCHURCH: Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood pleaded guilty to dissent over a profanity-laced confrontation with the umpires as Australia closed in on a series sweep over New Zealand and the top Test ranking on Tuesday.
ZURICH: FIFA ethics investigators said on Tuesday they planned an appeal that could extend eight-year bans on world soccer body president Joseph “Sepp” Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini, raising the possibility of lifelong exclusion.
FRANKFURT: Apple Inc patents covering the “slide to unlock” feature on smartphones are invalid, Germany’s highest appeals court ruled on Tuesday, reaffirming a 2013 decision rejecting the U.S. company’s claims by a lower court.
NEW DELHI: Police in Delhi announced plans Friday to appeal a lower court’s verdict to clear former Test fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two teammates of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League.
ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court bench on Wednesday rejected an appeal of death row convict Shafqat Hussain, ARY News reported.