Reuters

US expels two of Cuba’s UN diplomats, citing ‘influence operations’

The Trump administration expelled 15 Cuban diplomats in September 2017 after sharply drawing down US embassy staff in Havana over a mysterious affliction that Washington said had affected American personnel there.

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive US base

The influx of alien hunters prompted Lincoln County, which encompasses Rachel and Hiko, to draft an emergency declaration that could be invoked if needed to call in help from the state.

Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike

On Wednesday, just hours after farmers, labourers and children finished their day's work of plucking pine nuts in the heavily forested area and lit bonfires near their tents, a U.S. drone hit the site, killing 30 civilians and injuring 40 others.

Manchester United boss backs goalscorer Mason Greenwood to play key role

Solskjaer kept faith in academy graduate Greenwood and the 17-year-old became the first United player born in the 2000s to score a senior goal.

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan

Democratic candidates vying for the chance to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election say universal healthcare is a top priority. But they disagree on the best way to achieve it.

Wins for Arsenal, Manchester United as Europa League kicks off

Arsenal triumph 3-0 at 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt while Manchester United leave it late to see off Astana 1-0.

Canadian PM Trudeau vows to continue campaign amid blackface scandal

"I come from a place of privilege and I have endeavored in my life to put the advantages and opportunities I've been given to serve this country, to fight for people's rights," Trudeau said.

US-China trade talks explained: Where they are and what’s at stake

There is a litany of issues to address, from tariffs on specific products to much broader divides over issues like intellectual property theft and global supply chains.

As chance of Trump, Rouhani meeting at UN fades, talk turns to Security Council

As the world waits to see what happens next and Washington and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres suggested the UN Security Council has a role to play following Saturday's attacks, some attention has turned to when and how it could.

US building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

Iran has warned US President Donald Trump against being dragged into a war in the Middle East and said it would meet any offensive action with a crushing response.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets Donald Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington

Donald Trump has castigated Facebook repeatedly, accusing it of being biased in favour of Democrats.

FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums

Infantino said in a FIFA statement he was hopeful that the Iranian football federation and government authorities had been receptive to "our repeated calls to address this unacceptable situation."

Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of arbitrary arrests, torture

Police have responded with tear gas, water cannon, rubber bullets, bean bag rounds and several live rounds fired in the air, warning the crowds beforehand with a series of different coloured banners.

Sri Lanka confirm Pakistan tour after promise of top-tier security

The future of the tour was in jeopardy last week when SLC said it was reassessing the security situation in Pakistan after receiving a warning "of a possible terrorist threat" to its team.

Big test for Frank Lampard’s youngsters as Liverpool visit Chelsea

Last week's impressive 5-2 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers showed Chelsea's potential with striker Tammy Abraham grabbing a hat-trick and two other academy products in Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori also on target.

Age not an obstacle to Serena Williams’ pursuit of 24th major: Patrick Mouratoglou

Serena Williams suffered her fourth consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final at the U.S. Open earlier this month, as she again came agonisingly close to Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 majors before falling in straight sets.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to clash in new format

Tiger Woods will clash with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama in a high-stakes, globally televised golf challenge in Japan next month.

Did not want to send message but PSG controlled the game: Coach Thomas Tuchel

PSG were brilliant against Real Madrid, but they know only too well that they still have plenty to prove.

PV Sindhu primed for Tokyo gold, says coach P Gopichand

Sindhu won India's first-ever title at the world badminton championships when she defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-7 21-7 to win the women's singles in Basel last month.

Real Madrid’s lack of intensity worries me: Zinedine Zidane after PSG defeat

Zinedine Zidane fumed at his team's lack of intensity after the 13-times European champions started their Champions League campaign with a chastening 3-0 defeat at Paris St Germain.

Advertising
Advertising