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Israel bans access for non-Muslims to Jerusalem holy site

Published On: June 28, 2016 04:58 PM NPT By: Associated Press

JERUSALEM, June 28: Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following repeated clashes with Palestinians rioters.

Merkel pledges big effort to hold EU together

Published On: June 28, 2016 03:08 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BRUSSELS, June 28: Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Bahrain police arrests people for 'misusing social media'

Published On: June 28, 2016 02:59 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 28: Police in Bahrain say they have made a series of arrests over people "misusing social media" amid an intensifying crackdown on dissent in the tiny island kingdom.

Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual torture

Published On: June 28, 2016 10:53 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MEXICO CITY, June 28: Claudia Medina Tamariz was asleep in her home in the Gulf coast port of Veracruz with her husband when Mexican marines burst in and arrested them both in August 2012.

Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

Published On: June 28, 2016 10:39 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, (Argentina), June 28: Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

Michelle Obama, daughters in Africa to push girls' education

Published On: June 28, 2016 10:29 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KAKATA, (Liberia), June 28:  First lady Michelle Obama visited a leadership camp for girls in Liberia to launch her latest Africa visit Monday, urging the teens in one of the world's poorest countries to keep fighting to stay in school.

England out of Euro 2016, beaten by Iceland

Published On: June 28, 2016 07:31 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NICE, France, June 28: Iceland, whose population of 330,000 makes it the smallest nation ever to compete at the tournament, pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history by beating England 2-1 in the round of 16.

Italy ends its losing run against Spain with 2-0 win

Published On: June 28, 2016 07:19 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SAINT-DENIS, France, June 27: Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

After Dalai Lama met Lady Gaga, China warns of his motives

Published On: June 27, 2016 03:08 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, June 27: China has warned people to be aware of what it says are nefarious motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with Lady Gaga and spoke about love and compassion.

Chile's Alexis Sanchez wins Golden Ball for Copa America

Published On: June 27, 2016 11:20 AM NPT By: Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, June 27: Chile's Alexis Sanchez has won the Golden Ball as the best player in the Copa America.

Lionel Messi to quit Argentina national soccer team

Published On: June 27, 2016 10:46 AM NPT By: Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, June 27: Lionel Messi tells Argentine network TYC Sports he is quitting national soccer team.

Singapore Airlines jet catches fire, but all passengers safe

Published On: June 27, 2016 09:45 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SINGAPORE, June 27: Singapore Airlines said Monday that there were no injuries when a jetliner caught fire after the plane returned to Changi Airport because of an engine warning.

Chile wins 2nd straight Copa America title as Messi misses

Published On: June 27, 2016 09:01 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team.

Messi, Argentina face Chile in Copa America final rematch

Published On: June 26, 2016 04:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, June 26: Another year, another final for Lionel Messi and Argentina.

Loew wants Germany to be 'better than England' vs. Slovakia

Published On: June 26, 2016 03:49 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LILLE, June 26: Germany coach Joachim Loew is confident his side will be "better than England" when it plays Slovakia on Sunday in the last 16 at the European Championship.

China state broadcaster says 35 people killed in bus fire

Published On: June 26, 2016 02:04 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, June 26: Local authorities say a long-distance bus has smashed into a guardrail in central China, sparking a fire that killed 35 people and injured 20 others.

Hosts end their Copa América campaign on a losing note

Published On: June 26, 2016 08:07 AM NPT By: Associated Press

GLENDALE, June 26:  Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute

Portugal beat Croatia 1-0, heads into the last 8

Published On: June 26, 2016 07:56 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LENS, France, June 26: Portugal seized their chance to stay in the chase for an elusive first title together on Saturday.

Wales progress into quarterfinals at Euro 2016

Published On: June 26, 2016 07:25 AM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, June 25: It's largely thanks to Bale that the first tournament appearance by Wales in 58 years is going to last at least another week after a cagey 1-0 win over British rival

Poland beats Switzerland 5-4 in shootout

Published On: June 25, 2016 09:33 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, June 25: Poland beats Switzerland 5-4 in penalty shootout to advance to the European Championship quarterfinals.PARIS, June 25: Poland became the first team to reach the European Championship quarterfinals by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout.