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06/19/2018 - 14:31

North Korea's Kim meets China's Xi following Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un briefed Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday on his historic summit with US President Donald Trump, a visit that underscores Beijing's efforts to remain at the centre of fast-moving nuclear diplomacy.

North Korea's Kim meets China's Xi following Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un briefed Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday on his historic summit with US President Donald Trump, a visit that underscores Beijing's efforts to remain at the centre of fast-moving nuclear diplomacy.


06/19/2018 - 13:52

Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport

UAE-backed Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airport on Tuesday, pressing an offensive that has seen some of the most intense fighting of a three-year war against Huthi Shiite rebels.

Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport

UAE-backed Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airport on Tuesday, pressing an offensive that has seen some of the most intense fighting of a three-year war against Huthi Shiite rebels.


06/19/2018 - 13:49

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake."

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake."


06/19/2018 - 12:45

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods, pushing the world's two biggest economies closer to a trade war.

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods, pushing the world's two biggest economies closer to a trade war.


06/19/2018 - 12:28

All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah on Tuesday as they try to salvage their World Cup against a Russian side who know a win could seal a place in the last 16.

All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah on Tuesday as they try to salvage their World Cup against a Russian side who know a win could seal a place in the last 16.


06/19/2018 - 11:17

Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport: UAE

Yemeni government forces, backed by the United Arab Emirates, entered Hodeida airport on Tuesday, the UAE said, as the fight for control of the rebel-held port city intensifies.

Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport: UAE

Yemeni government forces, backed by the United Arab Emirates, entered Hodeida airport on Tuesday, the UAE said, as the fight for control of the rebel-held port city intensifies.


06/19/2018 - 10:55

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, putting a 26-year-old convicted murderer to death by lethal injection in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, putting a 26-year-old convicted murderer to death by lethal injection in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".


06/19/2018 - 09:47

Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks plunge on trade war fears

Shanghai and Hong Kong stocks plunge on Tuesday on investors' fears that the US and China could be heading for a full-blown trade war following tit-for-tat tariff threats.

Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks plunge on trade war fears

Shanghai and Hong Kong stocks plunge on Tuesday on investors' fears that the US and China could be heading for a full-blown trade war following tit-for-tat tariff threats.


06/19/2018 - 09:44

Battle rages for airport in key Yemen aid hub

Intense fighting erupted Tuesday around the airport in rebel-held Hodeida in western Yemen as Saudi-backed government forces mounted a new offensive to capture the area, military sources said.

Battle rages for airport in key Yemen aid hub

Intense fighting erupted Tuesday around the airport in rebel-held Hodeida in western Yemen as Saudi-backed government forces mounted a new offensive to capture the area, military sources said.


06/19/2018 - 08:46

Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.

Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.


06/19/2018 - 08:37

Israel mum on US claims it hit Iraq militia in Syria

Israel declined to comment on Tuesday on a weekend air strike against an Iraqi paramilitary base in eastern Syria after its US ally implicated it in the attack.

Israel mum on US claims it hit Iraq militia in Syria

Israel declined to comment on Tuesday on a weekend air strike against an Iraqi paramilitary base in eastern Syria after its US ally implicated it in the attack.


06/19/2018 - 08:24

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

The world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said Tuesday.

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

The world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said Tuesday.


06/19/2018 - 07:34

Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.

Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.


06/19/2018 - 07:04

US Senate votes to reimpose ban on China's ZTE, shares plunge

The US Senate defied President Donald Trump on Monday by voting to overrule his administration's deal with Chinese telecom firm ZTE and reimpose a ban on hi-tech chip sales to the company.

US Senate votes to reimpose ban on China's ZTE, shares plunge

The US Senate defied President Donald Trump on Monday by voting to overrule his administration's deal with Chinese telecom firm ZTE and reimpose a ban on hi-tech chip sales to the company.


06/19/2018 - 06:25

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, the Department of Corrections said, killing a 26-year-old convicted murderer in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, the Department of Corrections said, killing a 26-year-old convicted murderer in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".


06/19/2018 - 06:22

Japan start-up Mercari soars in first day of Tokyo trade

Japanese flea market app Mercari soared Tuesday as it debuted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a major success for the rare example of a Japanese "unicorn" -- a start-up valued over $1 billion.

Japan start-up Mercari soars in first day of Tokyo trade

Japanese flea market app Mercari soared Tuesday as it debuted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a major success for the rare example of a Japanese "unicorn" -- a start-up valued over $1 billion.


06/19/2018 - 05:16

Goodbye Denmark? Faroese weigh pulling free of Danish grip

Enough is enough: for the Faroese sailor Birgir Enni, having spent more than half a millennium under Danish rule means it's about time for the North Atlantic autonomous archipelago to break away.

Goodbye Denmark? Faroese weigh pulling free of Danish grip

Enough is enough: for the Faroese sailor Birgir Enni, having spent more than half a millennium under Danish rule means it's about time for the North Atlantic autonomous archipelago to break away.


06/19/2018 - 04:51

North Korea's Kim visiting China Tuesday and Wednesday: state media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China on Tuesday and Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump.

North Korea's Kim visiting China Tuesday and Wednesday: state media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China on Tuesday and Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump.


06/19/2018 - 04:21

All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16.

All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16.


06/19/2018 - 04:11

Trump says US not 'migrant camp' amid family separation crisis

President Donald Trump vowed Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp," as he faced soaring pressure to end the separation of immigrant families on America's southern border.

Trump says US not 'migrant camp' amid family separation crisis

President Donald Trump vowed Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp," as he faced soaring pressure to end the separation of immigrant families on America's southern border.


06/19/2018 - 03:36

Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

More than 20 fighters from an Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group were killed in an eastern Syria air raid the United States linked to Israel.

Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

More than 20 fighters from an Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group were killed in an eastern Syria air raid the United States linked to Israel.


06/19/2018 - 03:34

Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future space race.

Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future space race.


06/19/2018 - 02:55

Kane relief as last-gasp England escape with Tunisia win

Harry Kane said he hopes World Cup officiating will improve after rescuing England with two goals in a last-gasp 2-1 victory over a physical Tunisia side on Monday.

Kane relief as last-gasp England escape with Tunisia win

Harry Kane said he hopes World Cup officiating will improve after rescuing England with two goals in a last-gasp 2-1 victory over a physical Tunisia side on Monday.


06/19/2018 - 02:06

Paul McCartney turns 76 and teases 'Egypt Station'

Paul McCartney on Monday teased news of "Egypt Station" -- presumed to be the title of his next album -- as the former Beatle celebrated his 76th birthday.

Paul McCartney turns 76 and teases 'Egypt Station'

Paul McCartney on Monday teased news of "Egypt Station" -- presumed to be the title of his next album -- as the former Beatle celebrated his 76th birthday.


06/19/2018 - 02:03

Martinez delighted with Belgian start as Lukaku sinks Panama

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed his side's attitude after they overcame a difficult first half to beat Panama 3-0 in their opening World Cup game on Monday.

Martinez delighted with Belgian start as Lukaku sinks Panama

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed his side's attitude after they overcame a difficult first half to beat Panama 3-0 in their opening World Cup game on Monday.


06/19/2018 - 02:02

US Commerce Secretary held Russia, China-linked assets: report

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross held assets for much of last year that created conflicts of interest and has since transferred ownership to a family trust instead of divesting outright, Forbes reported Monday.

US Commerce Secretary held Russia, China-linked assets: report

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross held assets for much of last year that created conflicts of interest and has since transferred ownership to a family trust instead of divesting outright, Forbes reported Monday.


06/19/2018 - 01:32

US, S. Korea confirm suspending military drills

The US and South Korean militaries confirmed Tuesday they have called off upcoming joint exercises, after President Donald pledged to halt the drills in the wake of his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

US, S. Korea confirm suspending military drills

The US and South Korean militaries confirmed Tuesday they have called off upcoming joint exercises, after President Donald pledged to halt the drills in the wake of his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

06/19/2018 - 14:42

England face anxious wait on Alli thigh problem

England midfielder Dele Alli will undergo a scan on Tuesday on the thigh injury he sustained against Tunisia.

England face anxious wait on Alli thigh problem

England midfielder Dele Alli will undergo a scan on Tuesday on the thigh injury he sustained against Tunisia.


06/19/2018 - 14:36

Germany World Cup games are now finals, says Neuer

Germany captain Manuel Neuer said Tuesday that his side's two remaining World Cup group games are now effectively finals and revealed frank words were exchanged in the team camp as the holders fight to stay in the tournament.

Germany World Cup games are now finals, says Neuer

Germany captain Manuel Neuer said Tuesday that his side's two remaining World Cup group games are now effectively finals and revealed frank words were exchanged in the team camp as the holders fight to stay in the tournament.


06/19/2018 - 14:04

From Khorramabad to Kazan, Australia's Arzani on World Cup mission

Daniel Arzani was born in Iran and would not look out of place among the 'Lions of Persia' side that stunned Morocco in their World Cup opener.

From Khorramabad to Kazan, Australia's Arzani on World Cup mission

Daniel Arzani was born in Iran and would not look out of place among the 'Lions of Persia' side that stunned Morocco in their World Cup opener.


06/19/2018 - 13:49

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake."

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake."


06/19/2018 - 13:32

CAS to probe Semenya's fight against IAAF's testosterone rule

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it had opened a probe into Caster Semenya's challenge of controversial new IAAF rules on testosterone occurring in female athletes.

CAS to probe Semenya's fight against IAAF's testosterone rule

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it had opened a probe into Caster Semenya's challenge of controversial new IAAF rules on testosterone occurring in female athletes.


06/19/2018 - 12:48

England have a new prince - and his name is Harry

Harry Kane rose emphatically to the World Cup challenge in England's opening match against Tunisia, scoring a last-gasp winner to give Gareth Southgate's side lift-off in Russia.

England have a new prince - and his name is Harry

Harry Kane rose emphatically to the World Cup challenge in England's opening match against Tunisia, scoring a last-gasp winner to give Gareth Southgate's side lift-off in Russia.


06/19/2018 - 12:28

All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah on Tuesday as they try to salvage their World Cup against a Russian side who know a win could seal a place in the last 16.

All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah on Tuesday as they try to salvage their World Cup against a Russian side who know a win could seal a place in the last 16.


06/19/2018 - 11:36

Formula One: Red Bull to leave Renault for Honda: statement

The Red Bull Formula One team announced Tuesday it is splitting with Renault and will use Honda engines from next season after agreeing an initial two-year deal.

Formula One: Red Bull to leave Renault for Honda: statement

The Red Bull Formula One team announced Tuesday it is splitting with Renault and will use Honda engines from next season after agreeing an initial two-year deal.


06/19/2018 - 11:06

Spain rally behind De Gea as questions swirl over goalkeeper's form

Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday.

Spain rally behind De Gea as questions swirl over goalkeeper's form

Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday.


06/19/2018 - 09:56

Spain face World Cup date with destiny against Iran

Spanish playmaker Isco say Wednesday's match against Iran will determine their World Cup destiny as they seek to register their first win in Russia following a gripping 3-3 draw against Portugal.

Spain face World Cup date with destiny against Iran

Spanish playmaker Isco say Wednesday's match against Iran will determine their World Cup destiny as they seek to register their first win in Russia following a gripping 3-3 draw against Portugal.


06/19/2018 - 09:17

Russians, foreigners seek love at World Cup

During an afternoon at a Moscow park, Argentina fan Augustin Otelo is counting not the number of goals his team has scored in the World Cup but the number of phone numbers he has collected from Russian girls.

Russians, foreigners seek love at World Cup

During an afternoon at a Moscow park, Argentina fan Augustin Otelo is counting not the number of goals his team has scored in the World Cup but the number of phone numbers he has collected from Russian girls.


06/19/2018 - 09:13

Barrett out, Williams in for injury-hit All Blacks

Injured All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett has been ruled out of Saturday's third Test against France in Dunedin, while centre Sonny Bill Williams is in line for his first appearance of the series.

Barrett out, Williams in for injury-hit All Blacks

Injured All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett has been ruled out of Saturday's third Test against France in Dunedin, while centre Sonny Bill Williams is in line for his first appearance of the series.


06/19/2018 - 08:55

Paddling for peace? S. Korea seeks joint canoe team at Asiad

South Korea's canoe federation said Tuesday it has proposed forming a joint dragon boat team with North Korea, after the two nations agreed to compete together in some Asian Games events in a fresh show of rapprochement.

Paddling for peace? S. Korea seeks joint canoe team at Asiad

South Korea's canoe federation said Tuesday it has proposed forming a joint dragon boat team with North Korea, after the two nations agreed to compete together in some Asian Games events in a fresh show of rapprochement.


06/19/2018 - 07:32

Bangladesh's injured Mustafizur out of Windies tour

Bangladesh have left out Mustafizur Rahman from their 15-man squad for next month's Test series against West Indies after the pacer failed to recover from an injury.

Bangladesh's injured Mustafizur out of Windies tour

Bangladesh have left out Mustafizur Rahman from their 15-man squad for next month's Test series against West Indies after the pacer failed to recover from an injury.


06/19/2018 - 06:25

Displaced Syrians find relief in tent-side World Cup screenings

At a camp for the displaced in northern Syria, men and boys huddled near a projector to watch some of the world's best footballers play on the side of a tent.

Displaced Syrians find relief in tent-side World Cup screenings

At a camp for the displaced in northern Syria, men and boys huddled near a projector to watch some of the world's best footballers play on the side of a tent.


06/19/2018 - 04:21

All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16.

All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16.


06/19/2018 - 02:56

Ronaldo seeks encore against 'battle-hardened' Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics for Portugal against a Morocco side licking their wounds after a crushing last-gasp defeat.

Ronaldo seeks encore against 'battle-hardened' Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics for Portugal against a Morocco side licking their wounds after a crushing last-gasp defeat.


06/19/2018 - 02:55

Kane relief as last-gasp England escape with Tunisia win

Harry Kane said he hopes World Cup officiating will improve after rescuing England with two goals in a last-gasp 2-1 victory over a physical Tunisia side on Monday.

Kane relief as last-gasp England escape with Tunisia win

Harry Kane said he hopes World Cup officiating will improve after rescuing England with two goals in a last-gasp 2-1 victory over a physical Tunisia side on Monday.


06/19/2018 - 02:03

Martinez delighted with Belgian start as Lukaku sinks Panama

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed his side's attitude after they overcame a difficult first half to beat Panama 3-0 in their opening World Cup game on Monday.

Martinez delighted with Belgian start as Lukaku sinks Panama

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed his side's attitude after they overcame a difficult first half to beat Panama 3-0 in their opening World Cup game on Monday.


06/19/2018 - 00:11

Low turnout but warm welcome for victorious England in Volgograd

Memories of fan violence hung over England's first Word Cup match in the Russian city of Volgograd on Monday but these were all but forgotten after Harry Kane's injury-time winning goal against Tunisia.

Low turnout but warm welcome for victorious England in Volgograd

Memories of fan violence hung over England's first Word Cup match in the Russian city of Volgograd on Monday but these were all but forgotten after Harry Kane's injury-time winning goal against Tunisia.


06/18/2018 - 23:58

Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia on Monday.

Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia on Monday.


06/18/2018 - 22:34

Kane grabs late winner for England, Belgium beat Panama

Harry Kane grabbed a dramatic late winner for England on Monday, powering home a header in the dying minutes of their World Cup opener after Belgium had earlier swept past Panama.

Kane grabs late winner for England, Belgium beat Panama

Harry Kane grabbed a dramatic late winner for England on Monday, powering home a header in the dying minutes of their World Cup opener after Belgium had earlier swept past Panama.


06/18/2018 - 22:22

Captain fantastic Kane to the rescue as England beat Tunisia at the last

Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday.

Captain fantastic Kane to the rescue as England beat Tunisia at the last

Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday.


06/18/2018 - 22:21

Three things we learned today at the World Cup

England and Belgium got their World Cup campaigns off to winning starts as the Video Assistant Referee system proved its worth to help Sweden edge past South Korea on Monday.

Three things we learned today at the World Cup

England and Belgium got their World Cup campaigns off to winning starts as the Video Assistant Referee system proved its worth to help Sweden edge past South Korea on Monday.


06/18/2018 - 22:01

Croatia game 'crucial' for Argentina - Mercado

Argentina defender Gabriel Mercado admitted his team's World Cup hopes will be on the line in Thursday's second group game against Croatia.

Croatia game 'crucial' for Argentina - Mercado

Argentina defender Gabriel Mercado admitted his team's World Cup hopes will be on the line in Thursday's second group game against Croatia.


06/18/2018 - 21:30

Sinisa Mihajlovic to coach Sporting Lisbon

Former AC Milan and Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is to coach Portuguese crisis club Sporting Lisbon after penning a deal through 2021, the club said on Monday.

Sinisa Mihajlovic to coach Sporting Lisbon

Former AC Milan and Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is to coach Portuguese crisis club Sporting Lisbon after penning a deal through 2021, the club said on Monday.


06/18/2018 - 21:14

Sri Lanka press for series leveller

Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope defied Sri Lanka but the visitors remain favourites to clinch a series-levelling victory going into the final session of the second Test against the West Indies on Monday.

Sri Lanka press for series leveller

Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope defied Sri Lanka but the visitors remain favourites to clinch a series-levelling victory going into the final session of the second Test against the West Indies on Monday.

06/19/2018 - 13:49

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake."

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake."


06/19/2018 - 12:22

France's Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament: court

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen must repay nearly 300,000 euros to the European Parliament for funds paid incorrectly to an assistant, a top EU court ruled on Tuesday.

France's Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament: court

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen must repay nearly 300,000 euros to the European Parliament for funds paid incorrectly to an assistant, a top EU court ruled on Tuesday.


06/19/2018 - 12:08

Harry and Meghan to make Ireland first overseas engagement

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan will make their first overseas engagement as a married couple when they visit Ireland in July, their Kensington Palace office announced Tuesday.

Harry and Meghan to make Ireland first overseas engagement

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan will make their first overseas engagement as a married couple when they visit Ireland in July, their Kensington Palace office announced Tuesday.


06/19/2018 - 07:04

'Black Panther' star honors real-life hero at MTV awards

Landmark blockbuster "Black Panther" and nostalgic horror sensation "Stranger Things" shared the spoils Monday with a real-life hero at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.

'Black Panther' star honors real-life hero at MTV awards

Landmark blockbuster "Black Panther" and nostalgic horror sensation "Stranger Things" shared the spoils Monday with a real-life hero at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.


06/19/2018 - 04:00

'Incredibles 2' makes heroic N. America box office debut

"Incredibles 2," the long-awaited return of a quirky animated superhero family from Disney-Pixar, reigned supreme at the North American box office, raking in a record $182.7 million in its debut, data showed Monday.

'Incredibles 2' makes heroic N. America box office debut

"Incredibles 2," the long-awaited return of a quirky animated superhero family from Disney-Pixar, reigned supreme at the North American box office, raking in a record $182.7 million in its debut, data showed Monday.


06/19/2018 - 03:52

Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead at 20

XXXTentacion, the troubled 20-year-old rapper whose grim, often suicidal rhymes propelled him to the top of the US chart just months ago, was shot dead Monday in Florida in a possible robbery, authorities said.

Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead at 20

XXXTentacion, the troubled 20-year-old rapper whose grim, often suicidal rhymes propelled him to the top of the US chart just months ago, was shot dead Monday in Florida in a possible robbery, authorities said.


06/19/2018 - 02:06

Paul McCartney turns 76 and teases 'Egypt Station'

Paul McCartney on Monday teased news of "Egypt Station" -- presumed to be the title of his next album -- as the former Beatle celebrated his 76th birthday.

Paul McCartney turns 76 and teases 'Egypt Station'

Paul McCartney on Monday teased news of "Egypt Station" -- presumed to be the title of his next album -- as the former Beatle celebrated his 76th birthday.


06/19/2018 - 00:34

Spain king's brother-in-law starts jail term for embezzlement

The Spanish king's brother-in-law began a six-year jail sentence on Monday, drawing a line under a long-running corruption scandal that enraged the public and brought shame on the royal family.

Spain king's brother-in-law starts jail term for embezzlement

The Spanish king's brother-in-law began a six-year jail sentence on Monday, drawing a line under a long-running corruption scandal that enraged the public and brought shame on the royal family.


06/18/2018 - 21:41

Zayn loves America and might want to run for office

British pop star Zayn Malik says he has been startled by the welcoming spirit of the United States and might even consider running for office in his new home.

Zayn loves America and might want to run for office

British pop star Zayn Malik says he has been startled by the welcoming spirit of the United States and might even consider running for office in his new home.


06/18/2018 - 20:31

Artist Christo launches 7,500 floating barrels in London

The artist Christo on Monday unveiled 7,506 coloured barrels floating on a lake in central London, a puzzling installation designed to stimulate debate as much as the senses.

Artist Christo launches 7,500 floating barrels in London

The artist Christo on Monday unveiled 7,506 coloured barrels floating on a lake in central London, a puzzling installation designed to stimulate debate as much as the senses.


06/18/2018 - 20:25

After brief wait, Beyonce, Jay-Z take album to Spotify

Beyonce and Jay-Z on Monday brought their surprise joint album to all platforms including Spotify after a wait of little more than a day, relenting on keeping an exclusive for their fledgling Tidal service.

After brief wait, Beyonce, Jay-Z take album to Spotify

Beyonce and Jay-Z on Monday brought their surprise joint album to all platforms including Spotify after a wait of little more than a day, relenting on keeping an exclusive for their fledgling Tidal service.


06/18/2018 - 18:12

'Call me Mr President': Macron dresses down cheeky teen

Like most politicians, French President Emmanuel Macron seems to enjoy pressing the flesh and posing for selfies when on public outings.

'Call me Mr President': Macron dresses down cheeky teen

Like most politicians, French President Emmanuel Macron seems to enjoy pressing the flesh and posing for selfies when on public outings.


06/18/2018 - 17:00

YouTube extends music streaming service to Europe

YouTube extended its music streaming service to Europe Monday a month after it launched in North America and parts of Asia.

YouTube extends music streaming service to Europe

YouTube extended its music streaming service to Europe Monday a month after it launched in North America and parts of Asia.


06/18/2018 - 15:18

Veteran singer Aznavour delays comeback from fall

Veteran singer Charles Aznavour has put back his comeback after breaking his arm in a fall last month, his publicist told AFP Monday.

Veteran singer Aznavour delays comeback from fall

Veteran singer Charles Aznavour has put back his comeback after breaking his arm in a fall last month, his publicist told AFP Monday.


06/18/2018 - 13:40

One dead, 3 hurt in Dutch music fest hit-and-run

A van slammed into pedestrians near a Dutch campsite at a huge music festival early Monday, killing one person and seriously injuring three others just hours after headline act Bruno Mars wowed tens of thousands of fans.

One dead, 3 hurt in Dutch music fest hit-and-run

A van slammed into pedestrians near a Dutch campsite at a huge music festival early Monday, killing one person and seriously injuring three others just hours after headline act Bruno Mars wowed tens of thousands of fans.


06/18/2018 - 13:23

Prince Harry told Meghan's dad to 'give Trump a chance': interview

Meghan Markle's father Thomas on Monday said that new son-in-law Prince Harry had urged him to give President US Donald Trump "a chance" in comments likely to cause discomfort for the royal family.

Prince Harry told Meghan's dad to 'give Trump a chance': interview

Meghan Markle's father Thomas on Monday said that new son-in-law Prince Harry had urged him to give President US Donald Trump "a chance" in comments likely to cause discomfort for the royal family.


06/18/2018 - 11:22

Michelin Guides' quiet American quits

The first non-French person to head the Michelin Guides said Monday that he is leaving the world's most prestigious restaurant guides.

Michelin Guides' quiet American quits

The first non-French person to head the Michelin Guides said Monday that he is leaving the world's most prestigious restaurant guides.


06/18/2018 - 11:21

Spanish king's brother-in-law: Olympic glory to royal shame

A tall and dapper former handball player with two Olympic medals to his name, Inaki Urdangarin went from the "ideal son-in-law" to the black sheep of Spain's royal family, brought down by a corruption scandal.

Spanish king's brother-in-law: Olympic glory to royal shame

A tall and dapper former handball player with two Olympic medals to his name, Inaki Urdangarin went from the "ideal son-in-law" to the black sheep of Spain's royal family, brought down by a corruption scandal.


06/18/2018 - 06:32

Artist buried for three days under busy Australian road

An artist has emerged from three days entombed in a steel box under a busy Australian road in a performance billed as a tribute to victims of totalitarian violence.

Artist buried for three days under busy Australian road

An artist has emerged from three days entombed in a steel box under a busy Australian road in a performance billed as a tribute to victims of totalitarian violence.


06/18/2018 - 02:04

Beyonce, Jay-Z celebrate marriage and blackness in surprise album

Music's most famous couple Beyonce and Jay-Z pulled a surprise by releasing a joint album, a long-rumored collaboration that celebrates their marital passion and black identity.

Beyonce, Jay-Z celebrate marriage and blackness in surprise album

Music's most famous couple Beyonce and Jay-Z pulled a surprise by releasing a joint album, a long-rumored collaboration that celebrates their marital passion and black identity.


06/17/2018 - 20:31

'Incredibles 2' makes heroic N. America box office debut

"Incredibles 2," the long-awaited return of a quirky animated superhero family from Disney-Pixar, reigned supreme at the North American box office, raking in a record $180 million in its debut, industry estimates showed Sunday.

'Incredibles 2' makes heroic N. America box office debut

"Incredibles 2," the long-awaited return of a quirky animated superhero family from Disney-Pixar, reigned supreme at the North American box office, raking in a record $180 million in its debut, industry estimates showed Sunday.


06/17/2018 - 15:17

Red Cross urges Europe to follow Spain and show migrant 'solidarity'

The head of the Red Cross urged European Union member states Sunday to follow Spain's example of welcoming a rejected migrant ship and "put into practice" the humanitarian values promoted by the bloc.

Red Cross urges Europe to follow Spain and show migrant 'solidarity'

The head of the Red Cross urged European Union member states Sunday to follow Spain's example of welcoming a rejected migrant ship and "put into practice" the humanitarian values promoted by the bloc.


06/17/2018 - 11:09

What we learned from Jay-Z, Beyonce album

Jay-Z and Beyonce late Saturday released "Everything is Love," a surprise album after years of speculation that they were working on a joint project.

What we learned from Jay-Z, Beyonce album

Jay-Z and Beyonce late Saturday released "Everything is Love," a surprise album after years of speculation that they were working on a joint project.


06/17/2018 - 10:10

Macron to host dance music concert at Elysee Palace

Hundreds of electronic music fans will be treated to a rare concert in the opulent courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace on Thursday, part of France's Day of Music festival.

Macron to host dance music concert at Elysee Palace

Hundreds of electronic music fans will be treated to a rare concert in the opulent courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace on Thursday, part of France's Day of Music festival.


06/17/2018 - 07:56

Last of the Jayer wine to go on sale in Geneva

The last batch of late legendary winemaker Henri Jayer's Burgundies -- which include some of the world's most expensive wines -- go on auction in Geneva Sunday and could rake in up to $13 million.

Last of the Jayer wine to go on sale in Geneva

The last batch of late legendary winemaker Henri Jayer's Burgundies -- which include some of the world's most expensive wines -- go on auction in Geneva Sunday and could rake in up to $13 million.


06/17/2018 - 06:31

Oprah's advice stuck with 'Wrinkle' star Storm Reid

She hasn't yet turned 15 but child star Storm Reid is wise enough to have picked up some life lessons already -- the most important of them from Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah's advice stuck with 'Wrinkle' star Storm Reid

She hasn't yet turned 15 but child star Storm Reid is wise enough to have picked up some life lessons already -- the most important of them from Oprah Winfrey.


06/17/2018 - 01:58

Naomi Campbell and Monica Bellucci light up Milan fashion week

Iconic supermodel Naomi Campbell and Italian star Monica Bellucci on Saturday injected Hollywood-octane oomph in to the second day of Milan men's fashion week, sporting sizzling men's suits teamed with skyscraper stilettos for Dolce&Gabbana.

Naomi Campbell and Monica Bellucci light up Milan fashion week

Iconic supermodel Naomi Campbell and Italian star Monica Bellucci on Saturday injected Hollywood-octane oomph in to the second day of Milan men's fashion week, sporting sizzling men's suits teamed with skyscraper stilettos for Dolce&Gabbana.

06/19/2018 - 13:41

Audi names interim CEO after boss arrested in diesel probe

German carmaker Audi said Tuesday it had named a new interim chief, a day after prosecutors arrested boss Rupert Stadler in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" scandal.

Audi names interim CEO after boss arrested in diesel probe

German carmaker Audi said Tuesday it had named a new interim chief, a day after prosecutors arrested boss Rupert Stadler in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" scandal.


06/19/2018 - 12:18

Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome

Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters in the animal kingdom, but in a small village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting atop one of the fearsome reptiles.

Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome

Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters in the animal kingdom, but in a small village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting atop one of the fearsome reptiles.


06/19/2018 - 08:24

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

The world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said Tuesday.

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

The world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said Tuesday.


06/19/2018 - 05:48

Ultra-secure lab in Gabon equipped for Ebola studies

At a research facility in Gabon, one isolated building stands behind an electrified fence, under round-the-clock scrutiny by video cameras. The locked-down P4 lab is built to handle the world's most dangerous viruses, including Ebola.

Ultra-secure lab in Gabon equipped for Ebola studies

At a research facility in Gabon, one isolated building stands behind an electrified fence, under round-the-clock scrutiny by video cameras. The locked-down P4 lab is built to handle the world's most dangerous viruses, including Ebola.


06/19/2018 - 05:20

Chinese parents-to-be seek more fertile ground abroad

The easing of China's one-child policy was a godsend to Zhang Yinzhe and his wife Xu Mengsha, who had decided they wanted to use in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to freeze an embryo in the hope of one day having a second child.

Chinese parents-to-be seek more fertile ground abroad

The easing of China's one-child policy was a godsend to Zhang Yinzhe and his wife Xu Mengsha, who had decided they wanted to use in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to freeze an embryo in the hope of one day having a second child.


06/19/2018 - 05:14

Family ties make Faroese women Europe's top baby makers

Gunnhild Helmsdal's mailbox has six names printed on it and will soon add a seventh: having a big family is nothing unusual in the Faroe Islands where women have the most babies in Europe despite also having the highest rate of employment.

Family ties make Faroese women Europe's top baby makers

Gunnhild Helmsdal's mailbox has six names printed on it and will soon add a seventh: having a big family is nothing unusual in the Faroe Islands where women have the most babies in Europe despite also having the highest rate of employment.


06/19/2018 - 03:34

Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future space race.

Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future space race.


06/18/2018 - 19:46

Egypt's shrinking 'Pharaonic Sea' has fishermen worried

Egypt's shrinking freshwater "Pharaonic Sea" has residents in its nearly 50 surrounding fishing villages worried.

Egypt's shrinking 'Pharaonic Sea' has fishermen worried

Egypt's shrinking freshwater "Pharaonic Sea" has residents in its nearly 50 surrounding fishing villages worried.


06/18/2018 - 17:23

Audi boss arrested in diesel probe

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler was arrested Monday in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, with prosecutors saying they feared he might try to suppress evidence.

Audi boss arrested in diesel probe

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler was arrested Monday in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, with prosecutors saying they feared he might try to suppress evidence.


06/18/2018 - 12:32

US property crisis looms as sea level rises, experts warn  

Along sun-splashed shorelines in the US state of Florida, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are "not in a flood zone," meaning no flood insurance is required.

US property crisis looms as sea level rises, experts warn

 

Along sun-splashed shorelines in the US state of Florida, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are "not in a flood zone," meaning no flood insurance is required.


06/18/2018 - 11:49

Python selfie puts Indian forest ranger in tight spot

An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.

Python selfie puts Indian forest ranger in tight spot

An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.


06/18/2018 - 11:40

Audi boss arrested in diesel probe

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, German prosecutors said Monday.

Audi boss arrested in diesel probe

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, German prosecutors said Monday.


06/18/2018 - 07:59

Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Myanmar

Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country.

Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Myanmar

Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country.


06/18/2018 - 06:54

Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn  

Along Florida's sun-splashed shorelines, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are "not in a flood zone," meaning no flood insurance is required.

Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn

 

Along Florida's sun-splashed shorelines, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are "not in a flood zone," meaning no flood insurance is required.


06/17/2018 - 13:07

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind.

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind.


06/15/2018 - 17:14

Hawking's voice beamed into space during London burial

A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking was beamed towards the nearest black hole on Friday as his remains were laid to rest in London's Westminster Abbey.

Hawking's voice beamed into space during London burial

A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking was beamed towards the nearest black hole on Friday as his remains were laid to rest in London's Westminster Abbey.


06/15/2018 - 14:34

Upgrade to boost capacity of CERN's giant particle smasher

A major upgrade began Friday for the world's most powerful proton smasher to increase the number of particle collisions inside the Large Hadron Collider and help further explore the fundamental building blocks of the universe.

Upgrade to boost capacity of CERN's giant particle smasher

A major upgrade began Friday for the world's most powerful proton smasher to increase the number of particle collisions inside the Large Hadron Collider and help further explore the fundamental building blocks of the universe.


06/15/2018 - 11:22

Japan passes anti-plastic law but with no sanctions for polluters

A bill intended to reduce the volume of microplastics dumped into the ocean was approved by Japan's parliament on Friday, but it included no sanctions for failure to comply.

Japan passes anti-plastic law but with no sanctions for polluters

A bill intended to reduce the volume of microplastics dumped into the ocean was approved by Japan's parliament on Friday, but it included no sanctions for failure to comply.


06/15/2018 - 06:20

Erdogan takes 'crazy projects' to new level with Canal Istanbul dream

The waves of the Black Sea lap peacefully on the shore of the Turkish coastal village of Karaburun outside Istanbul. Not far away, water buffalo peacefully graze on green pastures.

Erdogan takes 'crazy projects' to new level with Canal Istanbul dream

The waves of the Black Sea lap peacefully on the shore of the Turkish coastal village of Karaburun outside Istanbul. Not far away, water buffalo peacefully graze on green pastures.


06/15/2018 - 01:34

Mexico jaguar population grows 20% in eight years

Mexico's population of wild jaguars has grown 20 percent in the past eight years, according to a study released Thursday, a bit of good news for an iconic species whose numbers have been declining.

Mexico jaguar population grows 20% in eight years

Mexico's population of wild jaguars has grown 20 percent in the past eight years, according to a study released Thursday, a bit of good news for an iconic species whose numbers have been declining.


06/14/2018 - 21:58

NASA astronauts install high-def cameras during spacewalk

Two US spacewalkers on Thursday outfitted the International Space Station with a pair of new high-definition video cameras designed to help visiting commercial spaceships dock there in the coming years.

NASA astronauts install high-def cameras during spacewalk

Two US spacewalkers on Thursday outfitted the International Space Station with a pair of new high-definition video cameras designed to help visiting commercial spaceships dock there in the coming years.


06/14/2018 - 20:58

Canadian team reports success in transplanting hepatitis C organs

A long-running shortage in donor organs has pushed doctors to find ways to use those with hepatitis C, an infection that is increasingly common in the United States due to the opioid crisis, and which can be cured with medicine.

Canadian team reports success in transplanting hepatitis C organs

A long-running shortage in donor organs has pushed doctors to find ways to use those with hepatitis C, an infection that is increasingly common in the United States due to the opioid crisis, and which can be cured with medicine.


06/14/2018 - 19:27

EU sets higher target for renewable energy by 2030

The EU agreed Thursday to raise its consumption target from wind, solar and other renewable energy sources, aiming for 32 percent by 2030 rather than the previous 27 percent.

EU sets higher target for renewable energy by 2030

The EU agreed Thursday to raise its consumption target from wind, solar and other renewable energy sources, aiming for 32 percent by 2030 rather than the previous 27 percent.


06/14/2018 - 15:49

Delhi reels as summer haze catches Indian capital off guard

Air pollution soared in New Delhi on Thursday to hazardous levels rarely seen outside winter as sand blown from deserts enveloped the Indian capital in a once-in-a-decade phenomenon.

Delhi reels as summer haze catches Indian capital off guard

Air pollution soared in New Delhi on Thursday to hazardous levels rarely seen outside winter as sand blown from deserts enveloped the Indian capital in a once-in-a-decade phenomenon.


06/13/2018 - 23:31

World Cup: US spy warns Russians will hack phones, computers

A top US intelligence official warned football fans traveling to Russia for the World Cup that their phones and computers could be hacked by Moscow's cyber spies.

World Cup: US spy warns Russians will hack phones, computers

A top US intelligence official warned football fans traveling to Russia for the World Cup that their phones and computers could be hacked by Moscow's cyber spies.


06/13/2018 - 22:44

Martian dust storm silences NASA's rover, Opportunity

A massive dust storm raging across Mars has overcome NASA's aging Opportunity rover, putting the unmanned, solar-powered vehicle into sleep mode and raising concerns about its survival, the US space agency said Wednesday.

Martian dust storm silences NASA's rover, Opportunity

A massive dust storm raging across Mars has overcome NASA's aging Opportunity rover, putting the unmanned, solar-powered vehicle into sleep mode and raising concerns about its survival, the US space agency said Wednesday.


06/13/2018 - 19:35

VW says will pay 1 bn euro German fine over emissions cheating

Auto giant Volkswagen said Wednesday it would pay a one billion euro ($1.2 billion) fine imposed by German prosecutors for diesel emissions cheating.

VW says will pay 1 bn euro German fine over emissions cheating

Auto giant Volkswagen said Wednesday it would pay a one billion euro ($1.2 billion) fine imposed by German prosecutors for diesel emissions cheating.

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