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Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie confirms eye 'undamaged' post scare

Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie confirms eye 'undamaged' post scare

London [UK], Nov. 8 : Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie, who suffered a horrific eye injury in his side's latest win against Akhisar Belediyespor in the Turkish Super Lig, calmed fears of his eyesight saying his eye is "undamaged".

Persie received the horrific injury during Fenerbahce's 3-1 win over Akhisar on Sunday wherein he was stretchered off the pitch with a plaster covering his bloodied left eye.

Images of Van Persie's bleeding soon grabbed the eyeballs on social media with many fans expressing fears the 33-year-old had been blinded and would never play again, reported mirror.co.uk.

In fact, the injury had sparked alarm over the condition of his eyes, with one of the British tabloid headlining on its website Van Persie "will never see again".

London: Baloch activists protest against Pak over CPEC

London [UK], Nov. 7 : Exiled Baloch leaders and activists carried out a protest rally against Pakistan and China for constructing multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The protest rally organized by Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) was led by exiled Baloch leader Hyrbyair Marri.

This was the second week-long round the clock protest by Free Balochistan Movement outside the China's Embassy in London.

The protesters shouted anti-Pakistan slogans on the streets of London and allege that Islamabad has intensified its brutalities against innocent Baloch people residing at CPEC route.

Hundreds of Baloch houses have been attacked and burned to ashes and hundreds of innocent Baloch have been disappeared only to appease China.

MTV EMAs: Justin Beiber, Lady Gaga win big, Beyonce, Adele left empty handed

London [UK], Nov. 7 : MTV European Music Awards this year went gaga over Lady Gaga and Justin Beiber, leaving stars like Beyonce and Adele empty handed.

However none of the winners were on hand to accept their awards on the night, which paid tribute to late musician Prince, reports the Daily Mail.

Reportedly, the EMA trophies were turned purple in memory of the 'Purple Rain' singer.

Gaga made making a brief pre-recorded speech from Tokyo for her 'Best Female Act' and 'Best Look prizes.'

The 'Baby' hit-maker, thought to currently be in his native Canada, won the 'Best Fans' award for his legion of loyal Beliebers along with 'Best Song' for his hit 'Sorry.'

Other big winners of the night were Martin Garrix, indie band 'Twenty One Pilots,' Shawn Mendes and others.

Ben Affleck thinks his son got a cold from 'King of England'

Ben Affleck thinks his son got a cold from 'King of England'

London [UK], Nov. 4 : Ben Affleck recently joked that his young son caught a cold from little Prince George following their play date in an indoor area.

The 'The Accountant' star appeared at 'The Graham Norton Show' where he shared about his visit to London earlier this year to enjoy time with his family at an indoor play area, reports The Mirror.

However, Affleck was unaware that three-year-old Prince George and his 18-month-old sister Princess Charlotte were also there.

"I noticed this weird vibe from the other grown-ups. They were all very well dressed and they had earpieces and I thought, 'For a kids' place this is tight security!' I was the very last person to realise that Prince George and Princess Charlotte were in there playing with my kid," he said.

Moeen, Rashid not worried about security in India

Moeen, Rashid not worried about security in India

London [U.K], Nov.3 : England's security advisor Reg Dickason has played down speculations that his side's Muslim players, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid have any concerns about touring India for the five-match Test series, starting from November 9 in Gujarat.

Dickason's comments came following reports of Pakistan origin ICC Elite panel umpire Aleem Dar's withdrawal from standing in the series due to the escalating tension between India and Pakistan.

Although the ICC confirmed that Dar was never scheduled to stand in the upcoming Test series, it seems the cricket's governing body might have taken the decision after he was pulled out of an ODI series between India and South Africa last year because of threats.

Potterheads express distaste over Johnny Depp's casting in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel

Potterheads express distaste over Johnny Depp's casting in 'Fantastic Beasts' se

London [UK], Nov. 3 : Looks like recent domestic abuse allegations against Hollywood actor Johnny Depp are not cooling off any time soon.

The 53-year-old actor has received tons of backlash on social media for his recent casting in the sequel to J.K. Rowling's ' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' for a secretive role, reports the Daily Mail.

Heard filed for divorce from Depp in May when she appeared in a Los Angeles court with a bruised face. She sought a temporary restraining order against the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star whom she accused of abuse.

While many Potterheads did not appreciate the decision, several fans took to social media to personally message the movie franchise's official account as well as JK Rowling to express their distaste.

`I had really bad postpartum depression`, reveals Adele

London [UK], Nov 1 : Adele, who has a four-year-old son Angelo with charity entrepreneur Simon Konecki, has revealed that she struggled with depression after she gave birth to her first child.

In an interview with a magazine, the 28-year old singer disclosed, "I had really bad postpartum depression after I had my son, and it frightened me."

"My knowledge of postpartum-or post-natal, as we call it in England-is that you don't want to be with your child. But I was obsessed with my child. I felt very inadequate; I felt like I'd made the worst decision of my life", she was quoted as saying by Daily Star.

London: Pak liberals express grave concern on Islamabad's 'militarization' of state

London [U.K.], Nov. 1 : Several prominent liberal, progressive and nationalist intellectuals, human rights and public figures from Pakistan gathered in London for a conference on 'The Future of Pakistan' where they expressed grave concern on Islamabad's militarization of state and its inability to prioritize protection of human rights and social justice.

The event was organized under the banner of South Asians Against Terrorism and for Human Rights (SAATH), co-hosted by US-based columnist Dr Mohammad Taqi and former Pakistan ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani.

The gathering had to be arranged away from Pakistan because of the threats to the security of free thinkers in the country.

Bryan Cranston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne whirls Norton Show

London, [UK], Oct. 29 : British comedy chat show 'The Graham Norton Show' recently saw Hollywood heartthrobs Bryan Cranston, Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne spill a lot of beans sending audience into frenzy, in a good way.

Beginning with the 60-year-old star, who is critically acclaimed for his role in 'Breaking Bad', to 'Sherlock' Cumberbatch, host Norton made the stars reveal about topics ranging from dating to marrying.

Cranston explained that he knew dating "ain't what it used to be" since he worked for a dating service in Los Angeles many years ago.

"Before the online companies of dating, and all that sort of thing, you actually had to go into an office," he began, "This company was called 'Great Expectations' and it was actually very, very successful."

Queen Bey 'never genuinely liked' Kim K, Jay Z 'can't stand' Yeezy

London [UK], Oct. 29 : The feud between rappers Jay Z and Kanye West seems to be expanding to their families and broods as it has come to light that their wives don't see eye to eye and their kids don't have play dates together either.

The reason behind the rappers' feud stems right back to Beyonce's dislike of Kardashian and that's why "Blue and North have never had a play date," reports the Daily mail.

"Beyonce has never genuinely liked Kim," told a source close to the Kardashians.

"She's mostly tolerated her because of their husbands' friendship and [their] mutual friends, like Jennifer Lopez," the insider claimed.

Earlier this month, West lashed out at Carter for failing to show enough concern after his wife was robbed at gunpoint in a Paris hotel.

'Speechless' Bob Dylan breaks silence over Nobel Prize

London [UK], Oct. 29 : Bob Dylan, who was recently criticized as arrogant for his total silence after being awarded ' Nobel Prize for Literature', has finally broken the silence saying it left him "speechless".

According to the Guardian, in a call with the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy that decides the award, the 75-year-old artist said, "I appreciate the honour so much. The news about the Nobel prize left me speechless."

On October 13, the 'The Times They Are A Changin'' crooner was named winner of 'Nobel Prize' for literature in Stockholm for having "created new poetic expressions with the great American tradition".

PeeCee downs tequila shot on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

London [UK], Oct. 26 : Priyanka Chopra courageously pulled off a 'Drinko' game with the host at her recent appearance on the ' The Ellen DeGeneres Show'.

The 34-year-old star did not hesitate when DeGeneres asked her to take a tequila shot. The pretty lady took the challenge and instead of sipping the strong alcohol, she took it down all at once, reports the Daily Mail.

The 'Quantico' star was asked to do a shot similar to the one she took on the red carpet at an awards show recently.

After PeeCee took the shot, she made a face and then saying it would be a really "smooth" interview, she told, "India loves Ellen" adding the show airs twice a day in India.

Trump says 'the world hates Obama'

London [UK], Oct. 22 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has claimed that President Barack Obama and the United States are despised around the world, which is driving countries such as the Philippines into the arms of its adversaries.

"The world hates our president. The world hates us. You saw what happened with the Philippines after years and years and years; they're now looking to Russia and China, because they don't feel good about the weak America" the Guardian quoted Trump, as saying at a Friday rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter killed in shooting

London [UK], Oct. 17 : American sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter, Trinity Gay, has been killed in a shooting outside a restaurant in Kentucky.

She died from injuries sustained following a shoot-out in a car park as she was believed to have been caught in the crossfire of a suspected gang attack, reports the CNN.

Confirming her death her father said, "She didn't make it. I'm so confused. She was just here last week for fall break. It's so crazy. I have no idea what happened."

Trinity was transferred to hospital following the shooting and died at the University of Kentucky hospital (UKH).

Gay, 34, told reporters he was very close to his daughter, who was following in his footsteps as a rising track star.

Jesse Eisenberg expecting baby with girlfriend Anna Strout

London [UK], Oct. 12 : 'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg and his longtime girlfriend, Anna Strout are reportedly looking forward to a new addition to their lives.

The 33-year-old actor is expecting his first child with the beauty, reports the Daily mail.

The 'American Ultra' star reportedly started seeing his girlfriend in 2002 until their split in 2012.

During the break, The 'The Double' actor dated his 26-year-old co-star Mia Wasikowska.

In December 2015, the couple got back together and went public with their on-again romance in January 2016 when they went to a basketball game together.

The actor's rep did not return calls to DailyMail.com about the pregnancy news.

Lady Gaga to appear on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke

London [England], Oct. 10 : After a host of Hollywood A-listers, singing sensation Lady Gaga is all set to acquire the passenger seat in James Corden's Carpool Karaoke.

Sharing the news with her fans, the 'Womanizer' hit-maker took to twitter to announce with a picture after they filmed the segment on recently, reports Telegraph.

"Had a lil fun with @JKCorden today! coming soon! #JOANNE #CARPOOLKARAOKE #MILLIONREASONS #PERFECTILLUSION," she captioned the picture.

In the snap, the 30-year-old crooner and Corden wore matching pink hats, similar to the one worn in the singer's forthcoming album Joanne.

At least 140 people killed in airstrikes in Yemen

London [United Kingdom], Oct. 9 : More than 140 people have been killed and more than 525 injured after airstrikes hit a funeral ceremony in Yemen's capital, Sana'a, according to a senior United Nations official.

Houthi rebels have blamed the Saudi-led coalition for the airstrikes.

The deceased and wounded include senior military and security officials from the ranks of the Shia Houthi rebels fighting the internationally recognised government of president Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, as well as their allies, loyalists of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, reports the Guardian.

Ambulances were rushed to the site to carry the injured persons to the hospitals. The health ministry has summoned off-duty doctors and called on residents to donate blood, reports the Guardian.

Russia vetoes UN resolution to Aleppo bombing

London [UK], Oct. 9 : Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution demanding an end to the bombing of Aleppo city in Syria.

According to the Guardian, the draft text presented by France won 11 votes in favor, Russia and Venezuela voted against the resolution, while China and Angola abstained.

It was the fifth time that Moscow used its veto to block the UN action to end the five year war in Syria, which has claimed 300,000 lives.

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault had urged the Security Council to take immediate action to save Aleppo from being destroyed by the Russia-backed Syrian bombing campaign.

`Orphan Black`s Justin Chatwin to join `Doctor Who` this Christmas

London [UK], Oct. 8 : This year's `Doctor Who` Christmas special will reportedly see Canadian Hollywood actor, Justin Chatwin playing a new character named ` Grant.`

The 33-year-old actor, who played a savvy drug dealer in the science fiction thriller, 'Orphan Black,' is joining the show as a new character, reports the Telegraph.

"Working with the amazing people at Doctor Who has been one of the most fun and rewarding projects I've ever had the pleasure of being involved with," the 'Shameless' actor said.

Did Kim K invite the $10m robbery on herself?

London [UK], Oct. 7 : Speculations are rife that Kim Kardashian, who went through a violent robbery earlier this week, has herself invited the robbers by flaunting her acquisition on social media.

As per critics, the 35-year-old reality star brought the armed robbery by flaunting her wealth on social media, reports the Daily Mail.

Now the Kardashian, who hasn't still recovered from the incident, is also expressing similar belief.

"She's tearing herself up that she snapchatted the ring so much and wore it all the time," a source informed.

For the unversed, the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star was recently bound and gagged in her luxury apartment in Paris by two armed men pretending to be police.

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