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02/25/2018 - 16:23

North Korean general and Ivanka Trump attend Olympic close

A blacklisted North Korean general and the daughter of US President Donald Trump attended the Winter Olympics closing ceremony together Sunday, in the final piece of the Games-led diplomacy that has dominated headlines from Pyeongchang.

North Korean general and Ivanka Trump attend Olympic close

A blacklisted North Korean general and the daughter of US President Donald Trump attended the Winter Olympics closing ceremony together Sunday, in the final piece of the Games-led diplomacy that has dominated headlines from Pyeongchang.


02/25/2018 - 15:50

UN Geneva staff plan work stoppage over pay cuts

Angered by "unfair" pay cuts, UN staff in Geneva are planning a half-day strike next week, as dozens of ministers and other dignitaries attend high-level events at the organisation's European headquarters.

UN Geneva staff plan work stoppage over pay cuts

Angered by "unfair" pay cuts, UN staff in Geneva are planning a half-day strike next week, as dozens of ministers and other dignitaries attend high-level events at the organisation's European headquarters.


02/25/2018 - 15:23

Church at Jesus's traditional burial site closed in tax dispute

Christian leaders took the rare step on Sunday of closing Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built where tradition holds Jesus was buried, in protest at Israeli tax measures and a proposed property law.

Church at Jesus's traditional burial site closed in tax dispute

Christian leaders took the rare step on Sunday of closing Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built where tradition holds Jesus was buried, in protest at Israeli tax measures and a proposed property law.


02/25/2018 - 15:19

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags and Russia looked forward to a quick end to its ban over mass doping as the curtain fell on the engrossing Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday.

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags and Russia looked forward to a quick end to its ban over mass doping as the curtain fell on the engrossing Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday.


02/25/2018 - 14:19

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags as the curtain fell Sunday on two weeks of competition against a backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags as the curtain fell Sunday on two weeks of competition against a backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.


02/25/2018 - 12:47

Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis.

Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis.


02/25/2018 - 12:44

Xi poised to extend power as China set to lift term limits

Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential term limits.

Xi poised to extend power as China set to lift term limits

Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential term limits.


02/25/2018 - 12:40

One killed, four injured as DR Congo police fire on banned protests

One person was killed and at least four injured as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to stand down.

One killed, four injured as DR Congo police fire on banned protests

One person was killed and at least four injured as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to stand down.

02/25/2018 - 15:59

Lazio director calms talk of Milinkovic-Savic exit

Lazio director Igli Tare said Sunday the Serie A club were not interested in selling Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic having turned down a 70 million euro ($86 million) bid last summer.

Lazio director calms talk of Milinkovic-Savic exit

Lazio director Igli Tare said Sunday the Serie A club were not interested in selling Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic having turned down a 70 million euro ($86 million) bid last summer.


02/25/2018 - 15:42

Kane rescues Spurs with late winner at Palace

Harry Kane struck late to secure Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday that moved Mauricio Pochettino's side into the top four immediately ahead of Chelsea’s visit to Manchester United.

Kane rescues Spurs with late winner at Palace

Harry Kane struck late to secure Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday that moved Mauricio Pochettino's side into the top four immediately ahead of Chelsea’s visit to Manchester United.


02/25/2018 - 15:23

Valverde takes final climb to win Tour of Abu Dhabi

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde, who rides for Movistar, won the Tour of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, edging Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez of Astana on the climb that ended the five-day race.

Valverde takes final climb to win Tour of Abu Dhabi

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde, who rides for Movistar, won the Tour of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, edging Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez of Astana on the climb that ended the five-day race.


02/25/2018 - 14:20

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags as the curtain fell Sunday on two weeks of competition against a backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags as the curtain fell Sunday on two weeks of competition against a backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.


02/25/2018 - 14:00

Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo to miss five weeks

Barcelona said on Sunday that Portuguese defender Nelson Semedo will be out for five weeks with an injury he picked up in Saturday's 6-1 win over Girona.

Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo to miss five weeks

Barcelona said on Sunday that Portuguese defender Nelson Semedo will be out for five weeks with an injury he picked up in Saturday's 6-1 win over Girona.


02/25/2018 - 13:56

Woodward 'welcomes' Jones to the England Murrayfield losers' club

World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward said Eddie Jones had been put through a "rite of passage" following England's shock 25-13 defeat by Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Woodward 'welcomes' Jones to the England Murrayfield losers' club

World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward said Eddie Jones had been put through a "rite of passage" following England's shock 25-13 defeat by Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.


02/25/2018 - 13:42

Dimitrov hopes to shake bug and take his opportunity in Dubai

Grigor Dimitrov will count on a complete recovery from a brief illness as he plays as top seed at the upcoming Dubai Championships.

Dimitrov hopes to shake bug and take his opportunity in Dubai

Grigor Dimitrov will count on a complete recovery from a brief illness as he plays as top seed at the upcoming Dubai Championships.


02/25/2018 - 13:05

Ever-hungry Kohli wants more from India

Indian captain Virat Kohli refused to bask in his team’s success in South Africa as he received the International Cricket Council Test championship mace for the second year running.

Ever-hungry Kohli wants more from India

Indian captain Virat Kohli refused to bask in his team’s success in South Africa as he received the International Cricket Council Test championship mace for the second year running.

02/25/2018 - 11:36

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died aged 54 after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her former manager said Sunday.

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died aged 54 after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her former manager said Sunday.


02/25/2018 - 08:35

Seizing platform as DJ to bring pride to Haiti

Michael Brun has DJ-ed at top music festivals and his remixes have generated millions of streams. But he believes his swiftly rising career was all preparation for his latest project.

Seizing platform as DJ to bring pride to Haiti

Michael Brun has DJ-ed at top music festivals and his remixes have generated millions of streams. But he believes his swiftly rising career was all preparation for his latest project.


02/25/2018 - 03:43

Silvio Berlusconi: Italy's eternal comeback king

Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul who dominated Italian politics for nearly two decades, has stepped back into the ring at the age of 81, defying those who dared to believe he had thrown in the towel.

Silvio Berlusconi: Italy's eternal comeback king

Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul who dominated Italian politics for nearly two decades, has stepped back into the ring at the age of 81, defying those who dared to believe he had thrown in the towel.


02/25/2018 - 03:36

In 'Coco' child star's story, life and art intertwine

Thirteen-year-old Luis Angel has a lot in common with the character he plays in the hit movie "Coco," the favorite to win this year's Oscar for best animated film.

In 'Coco' child star's story, life and art intertwine

Thirteen-year-old Luis Angel has a lot in common with the character he plays in the hit movie "Coco," the favorite to win this year's Oscar for best animated film.


02/25/2018 - 02:40

New US tax law brings Buffett's firm $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.

New US tax law brings Buffett's firm $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.


02/24/2018 - 23:24

In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday in a strong year for female filmmakers and women's stories.

In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday in a strong year for female filmmakers and women's stories.


02/24/2018 - 21:45

List of winners at 68th Berlin film festival

Here are the winners of the main prizes awarded Saturday at the 68th Berlin film festival:

List of winners at 68th Berlin film festival

Here are the winners of the main prizes awarded Saturday at the 68th Berlin film festival:


02/24/2018 - 20:49

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.

02/25/2018 - 05:57

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.


02/25/2018 - 05:18

Corporations key to rescuing nature, says WWF chief

A generation ago, the idea of a veteran international banker leading a global organisation charged with saving the planet's dwindling and besieged wildlife would have seemed far-fetched.

Corporations key to rescuing nature, says WWF chief

A generation ago, the idea of a veteran international banker leading a global organisation charged with saving the planet's dwindling and besieged wildlife would have seemed far-fetched.


02/24/2018 - 09:30

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the Islamic republic.

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the Islamic republic.


02/24/2018 - 04:12

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.


02/23/2018 - 19:31

BMW recalls 12,000 diesel cars over emissions

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities they released more harmful emissions on the road than in the lab.

BMW recalls 12,000 diesel cars over emissions

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities they released more harmful emissions on the road than in the lab.


02/23/2018 - 18:44

UK, EU spar over who will be greenest after Brexit

Top officials from Britain and the EU traded Twitter barbs Friday over who would do most for the environment after Brexit, in a spat over proposals to ban plastic straws.

UK, EU spar over who will be greenest after Brexit

Top officials from Britain and the EU traded Twitter barbs Friday over who would do most for the environment after Brexit, in a spat over proposals to ban plastic straws.


02/23/2018 - 17:35

Volkswagen profit roars back two years after 'dieselgate'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since before its devastating "dieselgate" emission cheating scandal.

Volkswagen profit roars back two years after 'dieselgate'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since before its devastating "dieselgate" emission cheating scandal.


02/23/2018 - 14:38

Eight charged in Tanzania with conservationist's murder

A court in Tanzania on Friday charged eight people with the murder of renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam in August.

Eight charged in Tanzania with conservationist's murder

A court in Tanzania on Friday charged eight people with the murder of renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam in August.

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