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01/22/2017 - 23:40

Trump launches term stirring controversy over popular support

Barely arrived in the White House, President Donald Trump has touched off a stormy debate over the extent of his popular support, but sought Sunday to turn the focus on upcoming actions from his office.

Trump launches term stirring controversy over popular support

Barely arrived in the White House, President Donald Trump has touched off a stormy debate over the extent of his popular support, but sought Sunday to turn the focus on upcoming actions from his office.


01/22/2017 - 16:56

India rail disaster kills 39 passengers

Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the country's creaking rail network.

India rail disaster kills 39 passengers

Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the country's creaking rail network.


01/22/2017 - 20:59

African troops prepare for Gambian president's return

West African troops approached the Gambian capital on Sunday to secure President Adama Barrow's arrival from neighbouring Senegal, as controversy erupted over the assurances offered to Yahya Jammeh to guarantee his departure.

African troops prepare for Gambian president's return

West African troops approached the Gambian capital on Sunday to secure President Adama Barrow's arrival from neighbouring Senegal, as controversy erupted over the assurances offered to Yahya Jammeh to guarantee his departure.


01/22/2017 - 22:46

Trump invites Israel's Netanyahu to February talks

US President Donald Trump Sunday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit him in Washington next month, the premier's office said, quoting their first conversation since Trump took office.

Trump invites Israel's Netanyahu to February talks

US President Donald Trump Sunday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit him in Washington next month, the premier's office said, quoting their first conversation since Trump took office.


01/22/2017 - 21:17

Maduro sacks the head of Venezuela's Central Bank

President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced the firing of Venezuela's Central Bank chief, amid a deep economic crisis worsened by the recent bungled release of bigger denomination banknotes.

Maduro sacks the head of Venezuela's Central Bank

President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced the firing of Venezuela's Central Bank chief, amid a deep economic crisis worsened by the recent bungled release of bigger denomination banknotes.


01/22/2017 - 15:55

Oil producers say output cut on track

Oil producers said Sunday that their landmark December deal to slash output by almost two million barrels per day was on track, as they met to review progress.

Oil producers say output cut on track

Oil producers said Sunday that their landmark December deal to slash output by almost two million barrels per day was on track, as they met to review progress.


01/22/2017 - 16:05

Taiwan's Foxconn chief confirms mulling $7 bn US investment

The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make TV flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank.

Taiwan's Foxconn chief confirms mulling $7 bn US investment

The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make TV flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank.


01/22/2017 - 20:58

Costa stars as Chelsea extend lead, Arsenal go second

Diego Costa marked his return to Chelsea duty by scoring the opening goal in a 2-0 victory over Hull on Sunday that saw the Premier League leaders go eight points clear after Arsenal went second by coming through late penalty drama.

Costa stars as Chelsea extend lead, Arsenal go second

Diego Costa marked his return to Chelsea duty by scoring the opening goal in a 2-0 victory over Hull on Sunday that saw the Premier League leaders go eight points clear after Arsenal went second by coming through late penalty drama.

01/22/2017 - 15:55

Oil producers say output cut on track

Oil producers said Sunday that their landmark December deal to slash output by almost two million barrels per day was on track, as they met to review progress.

Oil producers say output cut on track

Oil producers said Sunday that their landmark December deal to slash output by almost two million barrels per day was on track, as they met to review progress.


01/22/2017 - 05:35

Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market

The travel sector is jazzing up its offer for gay tourists, who tend to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny hubs like Ibiza.

Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market

The travel sector is jazzing up its offer for gay tourists, who tend to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny hubs like Ibiza.


01/22/2017 - 16:05

Taiwan's Foxconn chief confirms mulling $7 bn US investment

The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make TV flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank.

Taiwan's Foxconn chief confirms mulling $7 bn US investment

The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make TV flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank.


01/22/2017 - 05:59

Nigeria's aviation sector hits turbulence

Nigeria may consider itself a regional aviation hub but years of mismanagement and now recession have blighted domestic airline operations, making delays and cancellations the norm.

Nigeria's aviation sector hits turbulence

Nigeria may consider itself a regional aviation hub but years of mismanagement and now recession have blighted domestic airline operations, making delays and cancellations the norm.


01/22/2017 - 06:51

Singapore 2G switchoff highlights digital divide

When Singapore pulls the plug on its 2G mobile phone network this year, thousands of people could be stuck without a signal -- digital have-nots left behind by the relentless march of technology.

Singapore 2G switchoff highlights digital divide

When Singapore pulls the plug on its 2G mobile phone network this year, thousands of people could be stuck without a signal -- digital have-nots left behind by the relentless march of technology.


01/22/2017 - 19:33

Cuba sends maritime delegation to US

A delegation of port and maritime officials from Cuba has arrived in the United States for talks on "business opportunities and foreign investment," the Granma official newspaper said on Sunday.

Cuba sends maritime delegation to US

A delegation of port and maritime officials from Cuba has arrived in the United States for talks on "business opportunities and foreign investment," the Granma official newspaper said on Sunday.

01/22/2017 - 20:58

Costa stars as Chelsea extend lead, Arsenal go second

Diego Costa marked his return to Chelsea duty by scoring the opening goal in a 2-0 victory over Hull on Sunday that saw the Premier League leaders go eight points clear after Arsenal went second by coming through late penalty drama.

Costa stars as Chelsea extend lead, Arsenal go second

Diego Costa marked his return to Chelsea duty by scoring the opening goal in a 2-0 victory over Hull on Sunday that saw the Premier League leaders go eight points clear after Arsenal went second by coming through late penalty drama.


01/22/2017 - 19:28

Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

Ben Stokes on Sunday said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-round performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata.

Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

Ben Stokes on Sunday said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-round performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata.


01/22/2017 - 22:12

Serena, Nadal look to avoid Aussie Open shocks

An 11th Australian Open quarter-final beckons for Serena Williams while Rafael Nadal targets his ninth Monday as the two giants of the game look to add new chapters to their storied careers.

Serena, Nadal look to avoid Aussie Open shocks

An 11th Australian Open quarter-final beckons for Serena Williams while Rafael Nadal targets his ninth Monday as the two giants of the game look to add new chapters to their storied careers.


01/22/2017 - 23:15

Barcelona, Sevilla maintain pressure on Madrid

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barcelona shrugged off the loss of the injured Sergio Busquets to remain just two points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 4-0 win at Eibar on Sunday.

Barcelona, Sevilla maintain pressure on Madrid

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barcelona shrugged off the loss of the injured Sergio Busquets to remain just two points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 4-0 win at Eibar on Sunday.


01/22/2017 - 21:26

Toulouse skipper Dusautoir wants Munster revenge

Toulouse captain Thierry Dusautoir will be on a personal as well as professional revenge mission when the French giants face Munster for a place in the European Champions Cup semi-finals.

Toulouse skipper Dusautoir wants Munster revenge

Toulouse captain Thierry Dusautoir will be on a personal as well as professional revenge mission when the French giants face Munster for a place in the European Champions Cup semi-finals.


01/22/2017 - 20:21

40,000 see Stoch soar to victory at Ski Jumping World Cup

Poland's Kamil Stoch took victory on his home hill at Zakopane on Sunday with 40,000 fans cheering him on, just seven days after back-to-back triumphs in the ski jumping World Cup at another Polish venue at Wisla.

40,000 see Stoch soar to victory at Ski Jumping World Cup

Poland's Kamil Stoch took victory on his home hill at Zakopane on Sunday with 40,000 fans cheering him on, just seven days after back-to-back triumphs in the ski jumping World Cup at another Polish venue at Wisla.


01/23/2017 - 00:06

Hosts Gabon suffer group-stage exit at Cup of Nations

There was agony for Gabon on Sunday as the Africa Cup of Nations hosts were condemned to a group-stage exit following a goalless draw with Cameroon in Libreville.

Hosts Gabon suffer group-stage exit at Cup of Nations

There was agony for Gabon on Sunday as the Africa Cup of Nations hosts were condemned to a group-stage exit following a goalless draw with Cameroon in Libreville.


01/23/2017 - 01:08

Atlanta Falcons rout Green Bay Packers to reach Super Bowl

Quarterback Matt Ryan led a dominant offensive display as the Atlanta Falcons crushed the Green Bay Packers 44-21 on Sunday to advance to the Super Bowl for only the second time in franchise history.

Atlanta Falcons rout Green Bay Packers to reach Super Bowl

Quarterback Matt Ryan led a dominant offensive display as the Atlanta Falcons crushed the Green Bay Packers 44-21 on Sunday to advance to the Super Bowl for only the second time in franchise history.

01/22/2017 - 23:32

'Trainspotting' returns after 21 years with punchy sequel

It was the shocking, surreal, drug-fuelled movie that defined a generation. Two decades later, the ageing Scottish lowlifes of "Trainspotting" are back with a new sequel which premiered Sunday in Edinburgh.

'Trainspotting' returns after 21 years with punchy sequel

It was the shocking, surreal, drug-fuelled movie that defined a generation. Two decades later, the ageing Scottish lowlifes of "Trainspotting" are back with a new sequel which premiered Sunday in Edinburgh.


01/22/2017 - 22:57

Trump makes political music great again

Donald Trump took office vowing to rebuild industry. One where he has already achieved inadvertent success is political music, with songs against his presidency quickly proliferating.

Trump makes political music great again

Donald Trump took office vowing to rebuild industry. One where he has already achieved inadvertent success is political music, with songs against his presidency quickly proliferating.


01/21/2017 - 21:46

Dior blasts sweatshirt culture in rave Paris show

Dior struck a blow for the boys and for traditional tailoring Saturday with an all-male show after a week when women turned up on the majority of Paris menswear catwalks.

Dior blasts sweatshirt culture in rave Paris show

Dior struck a blow for the boys and for traditional tailoring Saturday with an all-male show after a week when women turned up on the majority of Paris menswear catwalks.


01/21/2017 - 15:05

Polanski a 'shocking' pick for French awards ceremony host: minister

France's minister for women's rights said Friday she found it "surprising and shocking" that controversial Franco-Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski was chosen to preside over France's equivalent of the Oscars.

Polanski a 'shocking' pick for French awards ceremony host: minister

France's minister for women's rights said Friday she found it "surprising and shocking" that controversial Franco-Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski was chosen to preside over France's equivalent of the Oscars.


01/21/2017 - 07:07

Elijah Wood: the blockbuster star with an indie heart

Early in the new millennium Elijah Wood was the darling of Hollywood as the star of "The Lord of the Rings," one of the biggest movie series of all time.

Elijah Wood: the blockbuster star with an indie heart

Early in the new millennium Elijah Wood was the darling of Hollywood as the star of "The Lord of the Rings," one of the biggest movie series of all time.


01/22/2017 - 11:03

Jack Huston: Hollywood aristocrat with real noble blood

British actor Jack Huston's grandfather, the legendary filmmaker John Huston, once had a movie about psychological trauma among soldiers banned because of its anti-war message.

Jack Huston: Hollywood aristocrat with real noble blood

British actor Jack Huston's grandfather, the legendary filmmaker John Huston, once had a movie about psychological trauma among soldiers banned because of its anti-war message.

01/21/2017 - 19:32

Ex-leader of Maldives plans return to save sinking nation

He faces jail in the Maldives, but former president Mohamed Nasheed says he wants to contest elections and guide his island nation away from environmental catastrophe.

Ex-leader of Maldives plans return to save sinking nation

He faces jail in the Maldives, but former president Mohamed Nasheed says he wants to contest elections and guide his island nation away from environmental catastrophe.


01/22/2017 - 07:32

Chinese human rights lawyers set their sights on smog

Toxic smog has found itself in the dock in China, as the authorities are taken to court over a problem that has choked entire regions, put public health at risk and forced the closure of schools and roads.

Chinese human rights lawyers set their sights on smog

Toxic smog has found itself in the dock in China, as the authorities are taken to court over a problem that has choked entire regions, put public health at risk and forced the closure of schools and roads.

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