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02/25/2018 - 08:43

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

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


02/25/2018 - 07:59

Mexican leader's visit with Trump shelved over wall: media

Mexico and the United States have shelved tentative plans for a visit to Washington by President Enrique Pena Nieto as tensions persist over a proposed border wall, US media reported Saturday.

Mexican leader's visit with Trump shelved over wall: media

Mexico and the United States have shelved tentative plans for a visit to Washington by President Enrique Pena Nieto as tensions persist over a proposed border wall, US media reported Saturday.


02/25/2018 - 07:25

High-level N. Korean delegates arrive in the South

A blacklisted North Korean general arrived in the South on Sunday for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, which will also be attended by US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka.

High-level N. Korean delegates arrive in the South

A blacklisted North Korean general arrived in the South on Sunday for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, which will also be attended by US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka.


02/25/2018 - 07:12

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.


02/25/2018 - 07:06

Beijing protests US sanctions on Chinese firms over N. Korea ties

Beijing has protested against Washington's decision to impose sanctions against Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with North Korea, the foreign ministry said.

Beijing protests US sanctions on Chinese firms over N. Korea ties

Beijing has protested against Washington's decision to impose sanctions against Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with North Korea, the foreign ministry said.


02/25/2018 - 07:03

South Korea's tearful 'garlic girls' settle for Olympic silver

South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women's curling gold on Sunday, beaten 8-3 in the final by Sweden, oblivious to the celebrity status they have acquired.

South Korea's tearful 'garlic girls' settle for Olympic silver

South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women's curling gold on Sunday, beaten 8-3 in the final by Sweden, oblivious to the celebrity status they have acquired.


02/25/2018 - 06:43

UN backs Syria ceasefire as death toll in rebel enclave tops 500

The UN Security Council has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, as new air strikes on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta took the civilian death toll from seven days of bombing to more than 500.

UN backs Syria ceasefire as death toll in rebel enclave tops 500

The UN Security Council has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, as new air strikes on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta took the civilian death toll from seven days of bombing to more than 500.


02/25/2018 - 06:37

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

02/25/2018 - 07:26

Kevin Durant powers Warriors past Thunder

Kevin Durant delivered 28 points and Stephen Curry finished with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Golden State Warriors improved to 46-14 with a 112-80 win over Oklahoma City.

Kevin Durant powers Warriors past Thunder

Kevin Durant delivered 28 points and Stephen Curry finished with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Golden State Warriors improved to 46-14 with a 112-80 win over Oklahoma City.


02/25/2018 - 07:12

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.


02/25/2018 - 07:03

South Korea's tearful 'garlic girls' settle for Olympic silver

South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women's curling gold on Sunday, beaten 8-3 in the final by Sweden, oblivious to the celebrity status they have acquired.

South Korea's tearful 'garlic girls' settle for Olympic silver

South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women's curling gold on Sunday, beaten 8-3 in the final by Sweden, oblivious to the celebrity status they have acquired.


02/25/2018 - 06:37

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.


02/25/2018 - 05:29

South Korea's tearful 'garlic girls' settle for Olympic silver

Tearful South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women's curling gold on Sunday at their home Olympics as they were beaten 8-3 in the final by ruthless Sweden.

South Korea's tearful 'garlic girls' settle for Olympic silver

Tearful South Korea fell agonisingly short in their fairytale bid for women's curling gold on Sunday at their home Olympics as they were beaten 8-3 in the final by ruthless Sweden.


02/25/2018 - 04:27

Role model? I'm too crazy says 'snow queen' Ledecka

Double Olympic champion Ester Ledecka said Sunday that she was "too crazy" to be a role model after becoming the first woman to capture gold medals in different sports at the same Winter Games.

Role model? I'm too crazy says 'snow queen' Ledecka

Double Olympic champion Ester Ledecka said Sunday that she was "too crazy" to be a role model after becoming the first woman to capture gold medals in different sports at the same Winter Games.


02/25/2018 - 04:25

Tiafoe, Gojowczyk to meet in Delray Beach final

US wildcard Frances Tiafoe will be gunning for his first ATP title on Sunday when he takes on Germany's Peter Gojowczyk in the final at Delray Beach, Florida.

Tiafoe, Gojowczyk to meet in Delray Beach final

US wildcard Frances Tiafoe will be gunning for his first ATP title on Sunday when he takes on Germany's Peter Gojowczyk in the final at Delray Beach, Florida.


02/25/2018 - 02:33

Jones adamant Scotland loss 'best lesson' for England

England coach Eddie Jones is confident a stunning 25-13 defeat by Scotland will provide his Six Nations champions with the "best lessons in the world".

Jones adamant Scotland loss 'best lesson' for England

England coach Eddie Jones is confident a stunning 25-13 defeat by Scotland will provide his Six Nations champions with the "best lessons in the world".

02/25/2018 - 08:43

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died at age 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 at age 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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