Summary GLASGOW, Scotland -- The Australian team says weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been stripped of his Commonwealth Games accreditation after being arrested over an alleged assault in the athletes' village in Glasgow. Etoundi is due in court in Glasgow later Thursday after being arrested following an altercation early Wednesday morning. The Cameroon-born Etoundi won the bronze medal in the 77-kilogram (170-pound) division on Sunday.
Summary JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel was determined, regardless of ceasefire efforts, to complete the destruction of tunnels that Palestinian militants have built under the Gaza-Israel border. "We are determined to complete this mission with or without a ceasefire," Netanyahu said in public remarks at the start of a cabinet meeting in Tel Aviv.
Summary A senior Iranian official has censured as "unacceptable" the deadly attack by Nigerian forces on a group of demonstrators taking part in the rallies held in support of the Palestinian nation on International Quds Day. Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a number of deadly gun and bomb attacks in various parts of Nigeria since 2009. The Iranian official further called on the Nigerian government to shoulder its responsibility to identify and punish the perpetrators of the attack.
Summary Olivier Giroud is currently in talks with Arsenal over a new contract, and he might well be taking this Instagram video of his training goal into the negotiations. With Arsenal now unlikely to sign a big name striker this summer, Giroud will be the leading light up front once again next season, and he's looking better than ever.
Summary Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick says she may have shot steamy and passionate kissing scenes with her co-star Emraan Hashmi for her forthcoming Bollywood debut 'Raja Natwaral' but there is no vulgarity in the movie. "There is no vulgarity in the film at all. In fact, I am very proud that we have done many romantic scenes in the film and have shot beautifully," Humaima said here Wednesday at the launch of a song from the film.
Summary Penelope Cruz clarifies Gaza comments: 'I wish for unity, and peace'. Photograph: Canadian Press/Rex Features. Following a strongly-worded open letter in the Spanish press, condemning Israel 's military action against Gaza , Penelope Cruz has clarified her comments, saying she was merely trying to promote peace in the region.
Summary Split testing is a crucial part of any digital marketing strategy. Unfortunately, unless you're running high-budget ad campaigns , it's nearly impossible to test different creative on social media using traditional split testing formats.
Summary Following a week that saw 31 goals over eight games, Wednesday's action in Major League Soccer saw the goal count drop a bit in four games. . Lee Nguyen really should've been credited with two goals in the Revolution's home victory, but one has to think he will be okay with one since New England finally broke its losing streak. . Nguyen forced an own goal by Drew Moor in the 10th minute before he snapped a free-kick in the upper-left part of the goal in the 75th minute. .
Summary Vishal Dadlani has nailed it in the first song of PeeCee's upcoming film, Mary Kom. We don't know about you, but after watching this, we absolutely can't wait for the film to hit the theatres. Directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Mary Kom is inspired by the life of Indian Boxer and Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom and about her life, struggles, family and her perseverance to be the best.
Summary Tarantino and Nolan share a Kodak moment as studios fund film processing. Kodak , the last remaining manufacturer of 35mm stock in an era of increasing digital encroachment, had raised fears that it might no longer be profitable to produce celluloid. However, the company said in a statement that it would continue to make film after reaching a new agreement with studios.
Summary LIMA, Peru and JERUSALEM -- Latin American nations are expressing their revulsion at the bloodshed in Gaza -- and squarely pinning the blame on Israel. In a statement on Tuesday, Chile condemned Hamas for launching rockets at Israeli towns, but slammed the Israel Defense Forces' bombardment of Palestinian civilians. . "The Israeli military operations in Gaza ... do not respect the fundamental norms of international humanitarian law, as is demonstrated by the more than 1,000 civilian victims, including women and children, as well as the attack on schools and hospitals," the Chilean statement said.
Summary Lord Prescott calls Gaza a 'ghetto' and said Israeli attacks are a war crime. Board of Deputies of British Jews writes to the Labour party to complain. 'The systematic slaughter of the Holocaust cannot be compared to Gaza' . Writing about Hamas, Lord Prescott said: 'Israel brands them terrorists, but it is acting as judge, jury and executioner in the concentration camp that is Gaza. 'What happened to the Jewish people at the hands of the Nazis is appalling. .
Summary 140 years of history destroyed: Eastbourne Pier reduced to a shell by massive blaze watched from beach by horrified holidaymakers . Seaside town's residents tell of sadness as they stodd and watch smoke billowing from the famous building. Blaze has gutted a large venue on the coastal side of the pier and spread to smaller structures .
Summary Israel has mobilized some 16,000 additional reservists for the ground military operations against the besieged Gaza Strip. "The army has issued 16,000 additional mobilization orders to allow troops on the ground to rest, which takes the total number of reservists to 86,000," an unnamed Israeli army spokeswoman said on Thursday.