Thu, 19 Sep 2019

British Airways pilots call off strike planned for Sept 27

London [Britain], Sept 19 (ANI): British Airways pilots have called off a strike planned for September 27 over a dispute ...

UN Says Deal Reached on Committee for New Syria Constitution

UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday that a long-sought agreement has been reached on the composition ...

US Federal Reserve Cuts Key Rate for 2nd Time This Year

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year while ...

Tottenham held by Olympiakos after blowing two-goal lead

Piraeus - Tottenham failed to get off to a winning start in the Champions League as last season's finalists let ...

As e-cigarettes take heat, Europe takes wait-and-see approach

Europe appears to have been spared an outbreak of the mysterious vaping-induced illnesses that have claimed seven lives in the ...

Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader

Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned ...

Nigerian who died in UK detention reported 'being sick for weeks'

A Nigerian man whose death in a detention centre in the United Kingdom is the subject of an investigation by ...

Journalists Protest Hong Kong Police Violence as Racing Canceled

Foreign correspondents working in Hong Kong staged a silent protest on Wednesday over continuing violence against journalists covering the anti-extradition ...

Lindelof extends Man Utd deal

London - Manchester United tied down defender Victor Lindelof to a new five-year deal on Wednesday."Victor Lindelof has signed a ...

Thomas to lead Britain at world championships

London - Geraint Thomas will lead Great Britain's charge on home soil in both the road race and time trial ...

United aiming to discuss new contract with Pogba

Cape Town - Manchester United are planning to enter contract talks with midfielder Paul Pogba after tying goalkeeper David de ...

Bermuda Battens Down for Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

MIAMI, FLORIDA - Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations ...

Scientific progress could result in human extinction

Our present moment is characterised by a growing obsession with the long term. The study of climate change, for example, ...

Russian anti-doping chief attacks his OWN athletics federation

Paris - Russia's anti-doping agency chief on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Russian athletics bosses ahead of this month's ...

Tom Moody named as coach of Oval team in The Hundred

London - Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody and England World Cup winner Lydia Greenway have been appointed as head coaches ...

UK Government Insists Suspension of Parliament Was Not Illegal

LONDON - The British government was back at the country's Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ...

Spain Leader Asks for Bigger Socialist Win to Break Deadlock

Spain's acting prime minister asked voters Wednesday for an even bigger victory for his Socialist party after his failure to ...

General Conference Day 2 Highlights

During the plenary session of the General Conference, 46 delegations delivered statements, which are available here.The 2019 Scientific Forum on ...

Vaughan: England should break up Anderson-Broad combo

Cape Town - Michael Vaughan believes the time has come for England to break up their experienced new-ball partnership between ...

Ex-Rangers player Ricksen dies after motor neurone battle

London - Former Netherlands and Rangers player Fernando Ricksen has died at the age of 43 following a battle with ...

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Proponents of war causing carnage on unprecedented scale

Proponents of war the world over are causing carnage on an unprecedented scale with most of the casualties being civilians.War ...

Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...

Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...

George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...

This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

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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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