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Portugal lose Ronaldo but beat France to win Euro 2016

The intensity must have worn off on the players still on the pitch, as Portugal went on to lift their first ever major worldwide piece of football silverware ...


Six more die in Kashmir frenzy, death toll 21

News of the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani dominated the Pakistani media on Monday, with reports s...


Carter: US will use Iraq city as base to retake Mosul

Iraqi government forces said on Saturday they took back control of the Qayara airbase, 60 km (40 miles) south of Mosul, the largest Iraqi city still controlle...


Injured Ronaldo was 'tremendous' from bench, says Portugal coach

Portugal survived Andre-Pierre Gignac hitting the post in stoppage time as the 90 minutes finished goalless. "It is a trophy for all Portuguese, for all immigr...


No regrets for Buffon as Italy exit Euros

It did - but only just. The 46-year-old former Juventus coach caused some confusion when he appeared to suggest he had reconsidered whether to continue with ...


Brexit vote is irreversible -Merkel

She denied though that her European colleagues had expressed anger towards the defeated British leader. But fears of giving too much power to Brussels was one o...


United States evacuating some from embassy in South Sudan amid heavy fighting

Hundreds are reported killed in clashes between rival groups since Friday. The United States and India are evacuating nonemergency staff from their missions i...


North Korea conducts submarine-launched ballistic missile test firing

North Korea said last week it was planning its toughest response to what it deemed a "declaration of war" by the US after Washington sanctioned Kim. 'We once ...


Relatives of Palestinian attack victims sue Facebook for $1 bln in US

A report on the Israel-Palestinian conflict last week by the Quartet group of worldwide mediators identified "the spreading of incitement to violence on social ...


Nigel Farage quits as Ukip leader

Mr Islam said most political careers end in disgrace - but Farage leaves on a high. Mr Farage sees this as a chance for UKIP - which now only has one MP in th...


Nirma to buy Lafarge India for $1.4 bn

Earlier, Lafarge had planned to sell a part of its domestic business to Birla Corp for about Rs 5,000 crore ($753 million) but the deal ran into regulatory trou...


Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom vie to become Britain's next prime minister

Cameron announced his resignation two weeks ago, just hours after British voters went against his advice and chose to withdraw the country from the European Uni...


Coalition looking closer to majority

The close result surprised many analysts, who thought the coalition would retain key marginal seats. Turnbull won the support of three independent representat...


Twyford MP Theresa May set to become Prime Minister this…

Cameron had previously said he would step down as leader after his pro-European Union side lost in the recent referendum on whether Britain should exit the EU. ...


U.K. candidate Leadsom drops out of PM race, leaving only May

She was wearing these leopard-print shoes at an event Monday in Birmingham, England. May has served as the country's home secretary since 2010. Graham Brady...


UK's Cameron says he will resign by Wednesday

The 150,000 Conservative Party members nationwide were supposed to vote on the final two candidates. Former mayor of London candidate Zac Goldsmith tweeted hi...


Europe Summit Not for Discussing South China Sea, Says Beijing

Netizens called for #CHexit or a Chinese exit from contested waters, while Manila urged Beijing to respect whatever ruling is issued today by a UN-backed tribun...


Heightened Security In Dallas Following New Threat Against Law Enforcement

In Dallas , the authorities received an anonymous threat on Saturday, prompting police to tighten up security. A few people threw rocks at police officers hitt...


Theresa May to replace David Cameron as UK PM Wednesday

British citizens voted last month to leave the European Union in a historic election that shook the country, its global partners and financial markets. "Welcome...


Portugal coach goads critics prior to Euro 2016 final

Portugal muddled through the group stage with three draws, downed Croatia with a last-gasp extra-time victor and got past Poland on penalties before beatin...


Kerber holds her own in final against Williams

How does it make she feel to know She has inspired and are still inspiring millions of girls all over the world 'That's why I ultimately feel like I'm here. Des...


Israel Resumes Diplomatic Relations With Turkey, But at a Cost

The break occurred due to the 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla incident, in which Israeli naval commandos killed 10 pro-Palestinian activists after being attacked whi...


N Korea threatens 'physical response' to US-South Korea anti-missile system

South Korean media have suggested that North Korea might use the wartime law to hand out harsher punishments on Americans detained in the North. Seoul's unifi...


Latvian mission to include a frigate and 6 CF-18 aircraft: Trudeau

Trudeau says the Canadian mission to Latvia represents the country's largest military presence in Europe in more than a decade, and reaffirms Canada's commitmen...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to use surveillance planes against ISIS

The two-day Warsaw summit put in place the biggest North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military upgrade since the end of the Cold War in response to Russia's sho...


Syria Extends Cease-Fire Despite Ongoing Fighting

Rebels have relied on the road for supply runs and access to Aleppo through much of Syria's civil war, and its severing effectively put opposition-held areas ...


Vatican taps ex-Fox reporter, woman in new spokesman team

Pope Francis has named a former Fox TV correspondent, Greg Burke , to replace his longtime spokesman and tapped a Spanish woman to be his deputy, the first ...


Slap sanctions on South Sudan — UN chief

Forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar claim his residence was attacked by President Salva Kiir's troops. Other Chinese and Rwandan peacekeepers also sust...


Niantic hints at Pokemon Go for Hololens

The official Pokemon Go Twitter account recently gave an update on the server issues, writing: "Thank you for your patience". Tokyo's Nikkei 225 was 3% hi...


Sergey Kovalev Outpoints Chilemba To Set Up Andre Ward Fight

Chilemba was dropped with a jab followed by a hard right hand to the jaw that caused him to stagger backwards against the ropes before falling down. Chilemba's ...


U.S. slams Israel's planned new settler homes after attacks

Security forces destroyed the homes of Issa and Assaf Abu Habsa Annan, who had been shot after an attack that took place on December 23 near the Old City of Jer...


Hamas Ends Week-Old Deal Importing Israeli Watermelons Into Gaza

The incident exacerbated the diplomatic crisis between Turkey and Israel. Israeli cabinet ministers on Wednesday approved a deal reached with Turkey at the we...


Erdogan Rebukes Gaza Flotilla Organizer

On Monday, IHH, Humanitarian Relief Foundation, criticized the deal saying it amounted to acceptance of the Israeli blockade. "Did you ask for my permission b...


Malcolm Turnbull: 'We have won the election'

In his concession speech on Sunday, opposition leader Shorten said he will write to the Prime Minister urging a bipartisan push towards electronic voting . T...


Clinton campaign confirms her appearance with Sanders

Instead, he chose to continue his campaign as leverage to win concessions on his progressive policy agenda and reforms to the Democratic Party's nominating pr...


Germany: likely impossible to solve many New Year crimes

They said police officers estimate more than 2,000 men were involved, but the report says only 120 suspects were found. According to figures cited by Heiko Ma...


Kashmir violence: Rajnath Singh reaches out to Omar Abdullah, Sonia Gandhi

More than 250 persons have been injured in the violence and the situation continues to be tense across the Valley. Security forces tried to chase away the mob...


China Warns US to Act 'Cautiously' on South China Sea Dispute

That dispute made the Philippines bring its case before the Arbitral Tribunal to prevent China from claiming the whole South China Sea . "We can even have ...


United States sending more troops to iraq

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Monday arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on an unannounced visit to meet Iraqi leaders. The ministry gave no fur...


Over 40 People Arrested In Baton Rouge Protests Over Police Killings

Seven officers were also injured on Thursday when Micah Johnson attacked the march, which was held to protest against the police killings of two black men in L...


Pokémon Go Set to Overtake Twitter

The augmented reality (AR) game allows users to play in the real world by tapping into Google Maps. As the game took the U.S.by storm, Nintendo's shares surge...


130 arrested at Baton Rouge police shootings protest

Officers were hit with rocks, bottles, concrete, construction materials and fireworks, police said. The symbolism of a single person's nonviolent resistance a...


Dallas Police on Alert After Threat Against Law Enforcement

Dallas was gripped by a new security scare Saturday, triggered by an anonymous threat to police in the Texas city, on edge two days after a gunman fatally ambus...


Homeless man arrested in death of American student in Rome

Police said earlier that Galioto was "seriously implicated" in Solomon's death. Authorities are looking into whether Beau Solomon , of Wisconsin, was robbe...


Chinese navy conducts drills in South China Sea ahead of Hague ruling

Moreover, the Philippines' case is inherently flawed and illegitimated by such irregularities as the country's abuse of the dispute settlement procedures, its d...


Gunfire strikes SAPD headquarters; police seeking shooter

Investigators found a few shell casings in an alley behind a Bill Millers across the street from the headquarters. Police vehicles have cordoned off the area ...


Leadsom says business needs certainty

Five candidates put their names forward to replace Cameron as the head of the Conservative Party and thus the next prime minister. May, who has been Britain's...


Biles, Douglas headline US women's gymnastics team

Not anymore. The 22-year-old - the oldest member of the team - stormed her way through two run-up events to trials and kept it going on Sunday night. Aly Rais...


Euro 2016 triumph is for all Portuguese and immigrants, says Ronaldo

And following the game Payet insisted that there was no malice in the tackle that ended Ronaldo's involvement on the pitch. We weren't cool-headed enough, but I...


Dallas police chief defends decision to use robot to kill gunman

Babu Omowale, a co-founder of the Texas city's People's New Black Panther Party, said Micah Xavier Johnson had attended several meetings of the black nationalis...