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Pakistan ban batsman Jamshed for 10 years for corruption

August 17, 2018 16:40 PM

Aug 17:Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned for 10 years by an anti-corruption tribunal for his part in the spot-fixing scandal that engulfed the Pakistan Super League in 2017, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Friday.

Former Portugal boss Bento named new Korea coach

August 17, 2018 16:19 PM

SEOUL, Aug 17: South Korea named former Portugal boss Paulo Bento as the new coach of the national soccer team on Friday.

Angry Birds maker Rovio posts sharply lower quarterly profit

August 17, 2018 12:05 PM

HELSINKI, Aug 17: Rovio Entertainment (ROVIO.HE), the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile game series, reported a sharply lower quarterly profit on Friday due to declining revenue from its 2016 Hollywood movie, but said sales at its games business were growing.

Oil prices slip amid fears over global economic growth

August 17, 2018 12:00 PM

TOKYO, Aug 17: Oil prices fell on Friday, with U.S. crude heading for a seventh weekly decline amid increasing concerns about slowing global economic growth that could hit demand for petroleum products as inventories build.

U.S. says more sanctions await if Turkey does not free pastor

August 17, 2018 09:37 AM

WASHINGTON, Aug 17: The United States warned Turkey on Thursday to expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, as relations between the two countries took a further turn for the worse.

Search for survivors after Italian motorway collapse kills at least 26

August 15, 2018 09:26 AM

ITALY, Aug 15: Firefighters searched into the night on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing at least 26.

China angered at new U.S. defense act, to assess content

August 14, 2018 13:59 PM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it exaggerated antagonism and that Beijing would take a close look at aspects that beef up the role of a U.S. panel that reviews foreign investment proposals.

Pedestrians hurt as car hits barriers at UK parliament, man arrested

August 14, 2018 13:19 PM

LONDON, Aug 14: A number of people were injured after a car collided with security barriers outside London’s parliament building on Tuesday and a man who drove the vehicle was arrested, police said.

Real face up to life without Ronaldo

August 14, 2018 13:10 PM

MADRID, Aug 14: Following up Zinedine Zidane’s treble Champions League success with Real Madrid was always going to be a difficult job for Julen Lopetegui, but having to do it without Cristiano Ronaldo is a monumental challenge.

Brazil's farmers dump sugar for soy as trade war boosts Chinese demand

August 14, 2018 13:00 PM

BRAZIL, Aug 14: Last year, Brazilian farmer Gustavo Lopes sized up his sugarcane plantation against his soybean fields.

Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

August 13, 2018 13:00 PM

ST. LOUIS, Aug 13: Brooks Koepka fought off an inspired challenge from Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship on Sunday, giving the big-hitting American his second major title this season.

Rupee hits record low, mild RBI intervention seen

August 13, 2018 10:39 AM

MUMBAI, Aug 13: The rupee on Monday touched an all-time low of 69.62 per dollar in early trade, tracking broader weakness in other emerging market currencies on concerns of a spill-over from a crisis-hit Turkey.

North, South Korea begin talks before possible Pyongyang summit

August 13, 2018 09:30 AM

SEOUL, Aug 13: North and South Korean officials began high-level negotiations on Monday, with one South Korean newspaper report suggesting the two sides could be planning for a summit in Pyongyang later this month.

Champions City are impressive winners at Arsenal

August 13, 2018 09:15 AM

LONDON, Aug 12: Manchester City, who romped to Premier League success by 19 points last season, began the defence of their title with an impressive win away to an Arsenal side playing under new Spanish manager Unai Emery on Sunday.

Barca lift Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save

August 13, 2018 09:03 AM

MOROCCO, July 13: Barcelona lifted the Spanish Super Cup for a record extending 13th time by coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday thanks to a stunning strike from France winger Ousmane Dembele and a penalty save in stoppage time from Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Israel's Arab minority rallies against new nation-state law

August 12, 2018 13:00 PM

TEL AVIV, Aug 12: Thousand of protesters rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against Israel’s new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, legislation that has angered the country’s Arab minority and drawn criticism abroad.

Israel's Arab minority rallies against new nation-state law

August 12, 2018 13:00 PM

TEL AVIV, Aug 12: Thousand of protesters rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against Israel’s new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, legislation that has angered the country’s Arab minority and drawn criticism abroad.

U.S. soybean cargo enters Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade row

August 12, 2018 09:40 AM

BEIJING, Aug 12: A vessel carrying soybeans from the United States, which has been anchored off China’s coast for more than a month since hefty tariffs were imposed, entered the port of Dalian on Saturday, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon shipping data.

Chelsea and Spurs win away as promoted teams struggle

August 12, 2018 09:35 AM

HUDDERSFIELD, Aug 12: Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur enjoyed away wins on the opening Saturday of the Premier League season while promoted Fulham and Cardiff City were given quick reminders of the tough task they face on their returns to the top flight.

Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85: BBC

August 12, 2018 07:15 AM

LONDON, Aug 12: Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday.