Stories about Worldwide

May 15 2017

Riyad Mahrez's disallowed Leicester City penalty a 'freak' event

Leicester were back in the match four minutes before halftime though when Shinji Okazaki smashed a sensational volley past Caballero from Marc Albrighton's cross. With t...

May 15 2017

North Korea claims US 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

The allegation surfaced on Friday in the form of an 1800-word report from North Korea's Ministry of State Security. The spy agencies in June 2014 "ideologically cor...

May 15 2017

Cabrera keys rally as White Sox top Padres 9-3

Maurer worked around a leadoff single while recording his fifth save, helping the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the slumping Chicago White Sox. Five walks, four ...

May 15 2017

Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium

McCarthy told The Ellen Degeneres Show in March that a friend at NBC first suggested she play Spicer, and she was amazed (and a little horrified) by how seamlessly the ch...

May 15 2017

How Jeff Sessions' Drug Sentencing Guidelines Could Restart War On Drugs

Advocates warned the shift would crowd federal prisons and strain Justice Department resources. Yet, it doesn't exclude them and we all know Sessions is still madly in lo...

May 15 2017

Police release Mustafa Kamal, other PSP leaders

A million march will be held to protest outside Chief Minister's house on Sunday, 14 May, said, Mustafa Kamal, while addressing a press conference. However, the PSP lea...

May 15 2017

Angela Merkel on course for decisive victory in key bellwether state

The Christian Democratic Union's victory in North Rhine-Westphalia, home to more than a fifth of German voters, is a resounding confirmation for Merkel, 62, and boosts he...

May 15 2017

Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

Hard-line candidate Ebrahim Raisi also accused Rouhani of blocking a corruption probe against his relatives. The election is seen largely as a referendum on Rouhani's o...

May 15 2017

Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Ayatollah Khamenei then described enhancing "the Islamic Establishment's deterrent power" as a grand policy that prevents global bullies from thinking about any assault a...

May 15 2017

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The capture of Tabqa sets the stage for an advance on Raqqa, some 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east. It was not clear if the leaders discussed the USA decision this we...

May 15 2017

Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

The Scottish National Party (SNP) leader was visiting the University of St Andrews with Stephen Gethins, the party's spokesperson on Europe and MP for North East Fife, wh...

May 15 2017

Terri Irwin addresses those Russell Crowe romance rumours

Asked to comment on the reports during an appearance on Access Hollywood Live on Friday (12May17), she said , "We are friends so he did contact me and asked me if ther...

May 15 2017

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

Comey had angered Democrats over his handling of the probe of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of...

May 15 2017

Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes abroad

He has called for a combination of negotiations and economic cooperation alongside military and security measures. Lee Sun-jin, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Wha...

May 15 2017

Acting FBI director says will carry on with Russian probe

In a press briefing that took place that day, Sanders diverged from her earlier statements and said that Trump's meeting with Sessions and Rosenstein on Monday had "rea...

May 15 2017

North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and US militaries said. The missil...

May 15 2017

Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

But the world and Europe need France more than ever, he said. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also said today she wanted close cooperation with French President-elect E...

May 15 2017

ACB records Kapil Mishra's statement in tanker scam

Mishra added that AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's wife Preeti Yadav is also linked to these fake companies. Mishra had made headlines last week after he alleged that Delhi minis...

May 15 2017

Serena Williams deletes Snapchat photo on pregnancy

It would be perfectly safe for Williams to continue with rigorous training throughout pregnancy, but how quickly she would return to tournament tennis, if she so chooses,...

May 15 2017

Macron talks up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

The back-to-back visits of the only two cities in the running for the 2024 Games usher in what is expected to be a frenzied final spurt of campaigning. That could costs a...