Mon, 24 Jun 2019

Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive'

A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, ...

US Set to Introduce New Iran Sanctions

VOA's national security correspondent Jeff Seldin contributed to this report.The United States is set to introduce new sanctions against Iran ...

Boris Becker auctions trophies to pay off debts

London - Trophies and personal souvenirs belonging to German tennis star Boris Becker will be auctioned online from Monday by ...

Analysts: New Rebel Offensive May Further Complicate Syria's Conflict

WASHINGTON - Syrian rebel groups have launched a major offensive this week against government troops in a Syrian province in ...

Centre-left politics: dead, in crisis, or in transition?

The ALP's defeat at the 2019 federal election was a surprise. Shorten's Labor fell short, against both wider commentariat predictions ...

Pavan edges Fitzpatrick to claim BMW International Open

Munich - Italy's Andrea Pavan beat Matthew Fitzpatrick in a playoff on Sunday to win his second European Tour title ...

Ashleigh Barty: From quitting tennis to world No 1

Paris - Newly-crowned world No 1 Ashleigh Barty could never have imagined winning a Grand Slam title and rising to ...

Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local ...

Sub Ighalo snatches Nigeria winner against Burundi

Alexandria - Odion Ighalo came off the bench to score the goal that gave former champions Nigeria a 1-0 victory ...

Smith surges to the top in Germany

Cape Town - Jordan Smith will go in search of his second European Tour title at the BMW International Open, ...

Tehran Warns Of 'Historic Response' If U.S. Or Its Allies Strike Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump says he will impose more sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining ...

Barty reaches Birmingham final to boost world No 1 bid

Birmingham - French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is one win away from becoming the first Australian to be crowned women's ...

Barty admits turning down Murray 'hardest decision ever'

Birmingham - French Open champion Ashleigh Barty admitted on Friday that her decision to reluctantly rebuff Andy Murray's offer to ...

Vettel rages as Ferrari fail to overturn Montreal penalty

Le Castellet - Sebastian Vettel on Friday advised Formula One to burn its rule books after his Ferrari team's bid ...

Zverev crashes out in Halle quarter-finals

Halle Westfalen - World No 5 Alexander Zverev crashed out of the ATP tournament in Halle on Friday in a ...

Ferrari request to review Vettel penalty rejected

Valtteri Bottas outpaced his team-mate Lewis Hamilton to top the times in second free practice at the French Grand Prix ...

Herbert hopes for Federer semi-final in Halle

Halle Westfalen - Andy Murray's Wimbledon doubles partner Pierre-Hugues Herbert is hoping to meet Roger Federer in the last four ...

Kaymer powers into 2-shot Munich lead

Munich - Home favourite Martin Kaymer fired a second-round 66 to claim a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of ...

Trump Confirms He Ordered, Then Halted U.S. Military Strikes On Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has confirmed that he ordered U.S. military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the shooting down ...

Kaymer thrills local fans in stormy Munich

Munich - Martin Kaymer delighted the home fans with a bogey free 67 that left him just one shot off ...

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Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...

Religious leaders and FBI discuss ways of making churches secure

Seven minutes, 24 seconds.That's how long it took a gunman who opened fire at a Baptist church in rural Sutherland ...

Iranians suffering under sanctions and threat of war

Many are worried about the risk of war between the U.S. and Iran. But the truth is, t ...

Spy satellites reveal extent of glacier loss across the Himalayas

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Glaciers in the Himalayas are shrinking fast at half a metre every year since the year 2000. ...

Apple warns Trump: trade war is counterproductive

CALIFORNIA, United States - Apple warns that Donald Trump's trade war against China can tilt the playing field and give ...

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