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09/19/2017 - 21:20

Neuer out until January after foot operation

Bayern Munich predict their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January after he underwent another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.

Neuer out until January after foot operation

Bayern Munich predict their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January after he underwent another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.


09/19/2017 - 17:22

Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that the United States is ready to "totally destroy" North Korea and vowed to confront Iran's "murderous regime" over its weapons program.

Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that the United States is ready to "totally destroy" North Korea and vowed to confront Iran's "murderous regime" over its weapons program.


09/19/2017 - 16:03

World afraid of nuclear war with N. Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

World afraid of nuclear war with N. Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.


09/19/2017 - 12:53

'The man who saved the world' dies in Russia

Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday.

'The man who saved the world' dies in Russia

Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 12:20

The last days of a 'village' in China's Silicon Valley

Surrounded by the sleek hi-tech campuses and luxury condominiums of "Beijing's Silicon Valley", migrants from the countryside recreate village life, cooking in outdoor communal areas, playing cards and showering in the street.

The last days of a 'village' in China's Silicon Valley

Surrounded by the sleek hi-tech campuses and luxury condominiums of "Beijing's Silicon Valley", migrants from the countryside recreate village life, cooking in outdoor communal areas, playing cards and showering in the street.


09/19/2017 - 12:03

EU firms want 'concrete action' from China on access

European companies suffer from "promise fatigue" over China's failure to follow through on pledges to open its market, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China said Tuesday.

EU firms want 'concrete action' from China on access

European companies suffer from "promise fatigue" over China's failure to follow through on pledges to open its market, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China said Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 11:08

UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar

UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the probe.

UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar

UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the probe.


09/19/2017 - 03:36

Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone

US President Donald Trump will take aim at Iran and North Korea and strike a stridently nationalistic tone in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday, rejecting the half-century-old drive toward global governance.

Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone

US President Donald Trump will take aim at Iran and North Korea and strike a stridently nationalistic tone in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday, rejecting the half-century-old drive toward global governance.

09/19/2017 - 23:21

US stocks edge to fresh records ahead of Fed decision

Wall Street stocks edged to fresh records Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve decision expected to announce the end of a post-financial crisis economic stimulus program.

US stocks edge to fresh records ahead of Fed decision

Wall Street stocks edged to fresh records Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve decision expected to announce the end of a post-financial crisis economic stimulus program.


09/19/2017 - 22:52

Threatened Amazon reserve already being mined: Greenpeace

A huge nature reserve in Brazil's Amazon rainforest that the government wants to open to foreign mining companies already suffers from illegal mining activity, Greenpeace said Tuesday.

Threatened Amazon reserve already being mined: Greenpeace

A huge nature reserve in Brazil's Amazon rainforest that the government wants to open to foreign mining companies already suffers from illegal mining activity, Greenpeace said Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 15:53

Harvey weighs on new US homebuilding in August

New US homebuilding slowed in August for the second straight month, driven down by Hurricane Harvey and a continuing drop in apartment construction, according to government data released Tuesday.

Harvey weighs on new US homebuilding in August

New US homebuilding slowed in August for the second straight month, driven down by Hurricane Harvey and a continuing drop in apartment construction, according to government data released Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 12:55

Music piracy on increase worldwide: industry group

Music piracy is on the increase worldwide, with 40 percent of users are accessing unlicensed music, up from 35 percent last year, the global recorded music industry group IFPI said.

Music piracy on increase worldwide: industry group

Music piracy is on the increase worldwide, with 40 percent of users are accessing unlicensed music, up from 35 percent last year, the global recorded music industry group IFPI said.


09/19/2017 - 12:17

Toys'R'Us files for bankruptcy

Global retailer Toys"R"Us, a fixture in post-war America's booming toys market, said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, strangled by heavy debt and a tough environment for bricks and mortar stores.

Toys'R'Us files for bankruptcy

Global retailer Toys"R"Us, a fixture in post-war America's booming toys market, said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, strangled by heavy debt and a tough environment for bricks and mortar stores.


09/19/2017 - 12:03

EU firms want 'concrete action' from China on access

European companies suffer from "promise fatigue" over China's failure to follow through on pledges to open its market, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China said Tuesday.

EU firms want 'concrete action' from China on access

European companies suffer from "promise fatigue" over China's failure to follow through on pledges to open its market, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China said Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 06:45

CBS's Australia TV deal favoured over Murdoch bid

US broadcaster CBS's bid to buy Australia's third-largest television network was approved by creditors and staff Tuesday, paving the way for the takeover despite a rival offer by media mogul Lachlan Murdoch.

CBS's Australia TV deal favoured over Murdoch bid

US broadcaster CBS's bid to buy Australia's third-largest television network was approved by creditors and staff Tuesday, paving the way for the takeover despite a rival offer by media mogul Lachlan Murdoch.


09/19/2017 - 06:15

'Car nation' Germany distrustful of driverless vehicles

German carmakers are showing off their self-driving cars at the IAA international auto show in Frankfurt, but most people in the car-mad country have yet to be convinced by the technology.

'Car nation' Germany distrustful of driverless vehicles

German carmakers are showing off their self-driving cars at the IAA international auto show in Frankfurt, but most people in the car-mad country have yet to be convinced by the technology.

09/19/2017 - 22:47

Timmons suspended 'indefinitely' by NFL Dolphins

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been suspended indefinitely following his mysterious disappearance from the team last weekend, a statement said Tuesday.

Timmons suspended 'indefinitely' by NFL Dolphins

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been suspended indefinitely following his mysterious disappearance from the team last weekend, a statement said Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 20:17

FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years

FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years on Tuesday after he was found guilty of several ethics violations.

FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years

FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years on Tuesday after he was found guilty of several ethics violations.


09/19/2017 - 19:07

Louw set for Springbok recall as Kriel ruled out

England-based flanker Francois Louw could be recalled by embattled South Africa after Jaco Kriel was ruled out for up to six months having undergone shoulder surgery Tuesday.

Louw set for Springbok recall as Kriel ruled out

England-based flanker Francois Louw could be recalled by embattled South Africa after Jaco Kriel was ruled out for up to six months having undergone shoulder surgery Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 16:54

Froome looks to cap glorious year with world time-trial title

Chris Froome has a chance to end his best ever season on yet another high when he tackles the hilly world time-trial championships course in Bergen on Wednesday.

Froome looks to cap glorious year with world time-trial title

Chris Froome has a chance to end his best ever season on yet another high when he tackles the hilly world time-trial championships course in Bergen on Wednesday.


09/19/2017 - 16:34

Bayern's Neuer out until January after foot operation

Bayern Munich have confirmed their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January having undergone another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.

Bayern's Neuer out until January after foot operation

Bayern Munich have confirmed their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January having undergone another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.


09/19/2017 - 16:21

S. Africa bowler injuries a problem for new coach Gibson

New South Africa coach Ottis Gibson was faced with what he described as a "crucial" problem at the start of his tenure -- injuries to four leading fast bowlers.

S. Africa bowler injuries a problem for new coach Gibson

New South Africa coach Ottis Gibson was faced with what he described as a "crucial" problem at the start of his tenure -- injuries to four leading fast bowlers.


09/19/2017 - 12:18

Cricket: Sri Lanka name new selectors ahead of Pak series

Sri Lanka on Tuesday appointed former Test player Graeme Labrooy as the chief selector, days before a two-Test series kicks off in the UAE against Pakistan.

Cricket: Sri Lanka name new selectors ahead of Pak series

Sri Lanka on Tuesday appointed former Test player Graeme Labrooy as the chief selector, days before a two-Test series kicks off in the UAE against Pakistan.


09/19/2017 - 11:58

Rossi back on bike 18 days after double leg fracture

Italian motorcycling ace Valentino Rossi has returned to training just 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture, his Movistar Yahama team confirmed.

Rossi back on bike 18 days after double leg fracture

Italian motorcycling ace Valentino Rossi has returned to training just 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture, his Movistar Yahama team confirmed.

09/19/2017 - 23:53

Hollywood stars, ex-spies launch Russia investigation campaign

"We have been attacked. We are at war," says Morgan Freeman. He adds: "This is no movie script."

Hollywood stars, ex-spies launch Russia investigation campaign

"We have been attacked. We are at war," says Morgan Freeman. He adds: "This is no movie script."


09/19/2017 - 17:03

Condom ad featuring ex-porn star Sunny Leone stokes anger in India

Indian authorities tore down dozens of billboards Tuesday after a slew of complaints over an advertisement depicting a former porn star promoting condoms ahead of a major Hindu festival.

Condom ad featuring ex-porn star Sunny Leone stokes anger in India

Indian authorities tore down dozens of billboards Tuesday after a slew of complaints over an advertisement depicting a former porn star promoting condoms ahead of a major Hindu festival.


09/19/2017 - 12:55

Music piracy on increase worldwide: industry group

Music piracy is on the increase worldwide, with 40 percent of users are accessing unlicensed music, up from 35 percent last year, the global recorded music industry group IFPI said.

Music piracy on increase worldwide: industry group

Music piracy is on the increase worldwide, with 40 percent of users are accessing unlicensed music, up from 35 percent last year, the global recorded music industry group IFPI said.


09/19/2017 - 10:35

Annie Lennox leads calls for sustained aid

Singer Annie Lennox has voiced confidence that public pressure can in time solve the world's humanitarian crises as she received an award for her philanthropy.

Annie Lennox leads calls for sustained aid

Singer Annie Lennox has voiced confidence that public pressure can in time solve the world's humanitarian crises as she received an award for her philanthropy.


09/19/2017 - 07:13

Booming 'super' league culture makes India's sports market sizzle

Boxing, badminton, poker, pool -- every sport imaginable is rebranding in India as a "super" or "pro" franchise-based competition chasing a slice of an emerging billion-dollar entertainment market dominated by cricket's Indian Premier League.

Booming 'super' league culture makes India's sports market sizzle

Boxing, badminton, poker, pool -- every sport imaginable is rebranding in India as a "super" or "pro" franchise-based competition chasing a slice of an emerging billion-dollar entertainment market dominated by cricket's Indian Premier League.


09/19/2017 - 03:59

Move over Disney, Mexico plans Mayan theme park

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced plans Monday for an $840 million Mayan theme park on the Caribbean coast to rival the major theme parks in the United States.

Move over Disney, Mexico plans Mayan theme park

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced plans Monday for an $840 million Mayan theme park on the Caribbean coast to rival the major theme parks in the United States.


09/19/2017 - 01:01

'It' scares up box office glory for 2 weeks

Record-setting horror film "It" dominated the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, accounting for nearly three times the combined ticket sales of the next two films, final figures showed Monday.

'It' scares up box office glory for 2 weeks

Record-setting horror film "It" dominated the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, accounting for nearly three times the combined ticket sales of the next two films, final figures showed Monday.


09/18/2017 - 23:58

Get in formation: Punk band slips onto Beyonce vinyl

Beyonce has become increasingly experimental, but this sounded a bit much: some fans who bought vinyl of her latest album "Lemonade" wound up with music from a Canadian punk band.

Get in formation: Punk band slips onto Beyonce vinyl

Beyonce has become increasingly experimental, but this sounded a bit much: some fans who bought vinyl of her latest album "Lemonade" wound up with music from a Canadian punk band.

09/19/2017 - 22:52

Threatened Amazon reserve already being mined: Greenpeace

A huge nature reserve in Brazil's Amazon rainforest that the government wants to open to foreign mining companies already suffers from illegal mining activity, Greenpeace said Tuesday.

Threatened Amazon reserve already being mined: Greenpeace

A huge nature reserve in Brazil's Amazon rainforest that the government wants to open to foreign mining companies already suffers from illegal mining activity, Greenpeace said Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 19:21

Nine stray elephants electrocuted in Botswana

Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a local official said Tuesday.

Nine stray elephants electrocuted in Botswana

Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a local official said Tuesday.


09/19/2017 - 16:48

Six emerge from 8-mo Mars experiment in Hawaii dome

Six people have emerged from an isolated dome in Hawaii where they spent the past eight months on a mock Mars mission, living in close quarters, eating dried foods and trying to get along.

Six emerge from 8-mo Mars experiment in Hawaii dome

Six people have emerged from an isolated dome in Hawaii where they spent the past eight months on a mock Mars mission, living in close quarters, eating dried foods and trying to get along.


09/19/2017 - 05:46

The last days of a 'village' in China's Silicon Valley

Surrounded by the sleek hi-tech campuses and luxury condominiums of "Beijing's Silicon Valley", migrants from the countryside recreate village life, cooking in outdoor communal areas, playing cards and showering in the street.

The last days of a 'village' in China's Silicon Valley

Surrounded by the sleek hi-tech campuses and luxury condominiums of "Beijing's Silicon Valley", migrants from the countryside recreate village life, cooking in outdoor communal areas, playing cards and showering in the street.


09/18/2017 - 22:47

France hopeful of persuading Trump to stay in climate accord

A hopeful France set out at the United Nations Monday to persuade the United States to stay in the Paris climate agreement, as Donald Trump's administration insisted it was not changing gears.

France hopeful of persuading Trump to stay in climate accord

A hopeful France set out at the United Nations Monday to persuade the United States to stay in the Paris climate agreement, as Donald Trump's administration insisted it was not changing gears.


09/18/2017 - 17:30

Carbon 'budget' may be bigger than thought: study

An ambitious goal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still within reach, said researchers Monday who calculated humanity may have a larger allowable "budget" for burning carbon than previously thought.

Carbon 'budget' may be bigger than thought: study

An ambitious goal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still within reach, said researchers Monday who calculated humanity may have a larger allowable "budget" for burning carbon than previously thought.


09/18/2017 - 13:55

Rhino horn smugglers shift to jewellery: report

Rhino horn smugglers in South Africa are increasingly supplying the jewellery trade, marking a shift away from sales to traditional medicine makers, according to a new report published Monday.

Rhino horn smugglers shift to jewellery: report

Rhino horn smugglers in South Africa are increasingly supplying the jewellery trade, marking a shift away from sales to traditional medicine makers, according to a new report published Monday.


09/18/2017 - 13:00

Giant sea snail plan to rescue Great Barrier Reef

A giant starfish-eating snail could be unleashed to help save the Great Barrier Reef, officials said Monday, with a trial underway to breed thousands of the rare species.

Giant sea snail plan to rescue Great Barrier Reef

A giant starfish-eating snail could be unleashed to help save the Great Barrier Reef, officials said Monday, with a trial underway to breed thousands of the rare species.

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