Sun, 17 Nov 2019

Hong Kong in crisis, economy in worst state since GFC

HONG KONG - Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession.For the first time in ...

Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers hit with heavy fines

NEW YORK, New York - The NFL has moved swiftly to crack down on players and clubs involved in the ...

Five victims and gunman shot at school near Los Anegles, 2 dead

SANTA CLARITA, California - Two school kids, one aged 14 and the other sixteen, are dead after a mass shooting ...

Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Lebanese Police to Boost Security Near Banks Amid Unrest

BEIRUT - Lebanese security forces will boost measures near the country's banks that have been closed for more than a ...

Venezuela's Guaido Calls for New Wave of Protests Against Maduro

CARACAS - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on supporters to lead a new wave of protests against ...

Wales maintain Euro 2020 hunt with Azerbaijan win

Paris - Wales kept their hopes of reaching Euro 2020 alive on Saturday after beating Azerbaijan 2-0 and piling pressure ...

Tomas Berdych announces retirement from tennis

London - Tomas Berdych confirmed on Saturday at the ATP Finals in London that he was retiring 17 years after ...

US track legend Dillard dead at age 96

Washington - Harrison Dillard, a 1940s track star who had been the oldest living US Olympic gold medalist, died Friday ...

Iran: 12 dead in protests against fuel price hike

Tehran [Iran], Nov 17 (ANI): At least 12 people have been killed in Iran in protest against the hike in ...

Iraqi Protesters Seize Ground in Central Baghdad

Protesters pushed closer Saturday to a protected area in central Baghdad that houses parliament and several foreign embassies, officials said.Iraqi ...

Ronaldo targets 100th goal, Euro 2020 berth and revenge

Lisbon - Cristiano Ronaldo travels to Luxembourg on Sunday with the objective of helping reigning champions Portugal qualify for Euro ...

Federer beaten but unbowed as he plots 2020 glory

London - Roger Federer can reflect with satisfaction on a season in which he reached his century of titles but ...

Iran Government Fuel Price Hike Sparks 2nd Day of Violent Protests

CAIRO - Iranian protesters are on the streets in dozens of towns and cities across the country as anger spreads ...

Rookie Quartararo on pole for Valencia MotoGP

Valencia - French whizz kid Fabio Quartararo romped to his sixth pole position of the championship at the season-closing Valencia ...

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Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

Winning start for Madagascar as they seek more glory

Johannesburg - Madagascar, the surprise team of the last Africa Cup of Nations, kicked off their 2021 qualifying campaign with ...

Lombard's dream inches closer as he leads at Sun City

Sun City - Zander Lombard is on the verge of achieving a goal of many South African pro golfers as ...

Lombard on verge of history: It's been a long time coming

Sun City - Zander Lombard admitted that his success at Sun City had been a long time coming after taking ...

'Frustrated' Van Rooyen eager to go low at Sun City

Sun City - Erik van Rooyen revealed his disappointment despite finishing under par following his third round at the Nedbank ...

Proteas star breaks into world top 5

Cape Town - You can't keep a good man down ... even if he happens to be a 40-year-old, enormously ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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