TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 22:17

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurred by climate change ...

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique

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UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told a donors conference on Saturday, as ...
2019-06-01 23:01

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national a...
2019-05-21 14:32

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed"....
2019-07-13 21:17

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of inse...
2019-05-21 14:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Venezuela; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in ...
2019-05-21 14:32

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
2019-05-28 23:00

Iran files complaint to United Nations about U.S. drone: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had formally filed a complaint to the United Nations against the United States over the violation of its airspace with an unmanned drone shot down by Tehran earlier this month, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported....
2019-06-28 17:17

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 10:34

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
2019-06-10 21:51

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
2019-05-23 04:00

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
2019-05-26 21:17

United Nations predicts global food prices will drop over next decade Global prices for many agricultural products are expected to fall over the next decade, even as a growing population rapidly increases demand for food, the United Nations predicts....
2019-07-10 16:34

2.2 Billion People Lack Access To Safe Water Globally: United Nations 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
2019-06-19 17:00

World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports (UNITED NATIONS) — The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic a...
2019-06-18 06:34

United Technologies CEO: We completely support Boeing United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins "Squawk Box" to discuss their confidence in Boeing as the company handles with regulatory concerns....
2019-06-10 21:51

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced for fresh turmoil after the governing body announced it had discontinued plans to introduce a Nations...
2019-06-20 04:00

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-13 00:00

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 17:34

United Nations slams US for detention facilities: 'This should never happen anywhere' “Any deprivation of liberty of adult migrants and refugees should be a measure of last resort,” a U.N. commissioner said.        ...
2019-07-09 02:00

A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres With the post-world war international institutions eroded and under threat, a “strong and united Europe” standing alongside the United Nations, has never been more essential, said UN chief António Guterres in Germany on Thursday....
2019-05-30 16:17

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval: Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the proposed conglomerate....
2019-06-11 04:01

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 16:51

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 10:17

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submer...
2019-05-21 14:51

Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
2019-06-29 02:17

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
2019-05-21 16:51

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a demand for her to step down....
2019-06-17 12:51

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
2019-05-24 20:51

Ferry capsizes near Mosul, UN chief offers solidarity, support ‘as needed’  As many Iraqis across the country celebrated Norwuz, the first day of spring, a passenger ferry in the Tigris River capsized on Thursday, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to offer the United Nations’ support “as needed”. ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all trac...
2019-06-02 11:34

Vile act of torture prohibited ‘under all circumstances’, UN chief affirms on International Day to support victims While the prohibition of torture is “absolute, under all circumstances”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres bemoaned the fact that “this core principle is undermined every day” - in detention centres, prisons, police stations, psychiatric institut...
2019-06-27 21:00

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-10 23:34

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 19:51

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
2019-06-15 18:51

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
2019-05-24 03:17

FAA chief calls 8-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
2019-05-24 02:01

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pressured the project and dented the price of the ori...
2019-07-10 21:51

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
2019-06-11 23:34

Tamil Nadu BJP Chief Calls Debacle In State A "Mistake" By Voters To the voters of Tuticorin, BJP state unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan said that she would take up steps to address the issues put forth by the people whether the elected candidate address those......
2019-05-23 17:17

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
2019-05-21 23:51

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
2019-05-21 20:17

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
2019-07-02 18:34

Italy 5-Star chief calls party confidence vote after EU election flop The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Wednesday he would seek a confidence vote from party supporters after a bruising defeat in European elections....
2019-05-29 14:00

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
2019-05-21 16:17

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
2019-06-13 18:34

Twitter exec: ‘Jail,’ ‘impeachment’ for Trump, calls social media chief ‘racist d--k’ A senior Twitter manager who has called for jailing and impeaching President Trump and slammed the White House social media chief with four-letter slurs is raising concerns that the platform isn’t serious about policing hate posts....
2019-07-15 19:34

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhere, the head of the nation’s oldest conservative advocacy group is calling for Chief Justice John Ro...
2019-06-28 04:51

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
2019-07-09 20:34

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
2019-05-21 15:17

Cricket news: 'Overwhelming support' for The Hundred, claims ECB chief executive Tom Harrison Tom Harrison, the Chief Executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has claimed the organisation's new competition, The Hundred, has "overwhelming support" across the game....
2019-06-03 15:51

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 19:17

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
2019-06-11 00:17

Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney scores blistering 70-yard goal for DC United Wayne Rooney rekindled his Manchester United form when he scored a decisive 70-yard screamer in D.C. United’s 1-0 win over Orlando City Wednesday night....
2019-06-28 01:00

Twitter is hiring a ‘Tweeter in Chief’ — here’s what the job listing calls for Twitter is hiring a 'Tweeter in Chief' to run its @Twitter account, based on its careers page. Apply if you 'are a master in the art of Twitter.'        ...
2019-05-28 23:51

US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.”...
2019-06-01 06:17

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
2019-05-22 22:34

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-People's United Financial to buy United Financial Bancorp for $743 mln in stock People's United Financial Inc said on Monday it would buy United Financial Bancorp Inc , the holding company for United Bank, for about $743 million in stock....
2019-07-15 23:34

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising alarm about the effects of climate change...
2019-05-30 12:34

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed more than 600 people. That’s according to a government assessment for a glob...
2019-05-30 10:51

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
2019-06-03 19:17

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
2019-07-13 13:34

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded v...
2019-05-21 14:51

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 18:17

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa....
2019-06-19 03:51

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed....
2019-06-02 16:00

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
2019-05-31 19:34

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambiq...
2019-06-18 21:51

Wood Mackenzie says Anadarko to develop $20 bln Mozambique LNG project Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Tuesday U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp has decided to go ahead with the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project sanctioned in...
2019-06-18 21:51

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country instead of the US....
2019-05-22 23:34

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
2019-06-15 19:34

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 14:32

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
2019-05-21 16:17

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country....
2019-07-13 18:51

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, where it claimed at least three lives, UN agencies ...
2019-05-21 19:17

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighbouring Zimbabwe, the International Organi...
2019-05-22 00:17

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
2019-05-31 23:00

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt o...
2019-07-11 22:00

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday that UNICEF-built safe spaces have given them “a sen...
2019-05-30 23:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and ...
2019-05-21 16:34

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclones earlier this year. UN News reports from the gro...
2019-07-11 01:34

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
2019-07-15 20:34

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
2019-07-14 22:00

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-07-13 07:34

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to drum up funds to help get the vulnerable country ge...
2019-05-31 22:51

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essent...
2019-07-11 22:17

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
2019-06-08 04:34

What's for breakfast in 21 different nations Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singapore, here's how 21 countries start the day....
2019-05-29 17:34

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
2019-06-20 02:17

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
2019-06-30 20:34

| 'Schoolboys' Namibia not ready for Cup of Nations Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti conceded his team were "not good enough" to compete at AFCON after their campaign ended with a 4-1 defeat by Ivory Coast....
2019-07-01 23:51

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 20:01

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
2019-06-10 13:34

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tickets, as part of a drive to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
2019-06-20 19:01

UEFA Nations League preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 21:00

| Madagascar claim first point at Cup of Nations Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener....
2019-06-23 08:00

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
2019-06-10 02:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t disappoint....
2019-06-28 07:00

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
2019-06-06 02:17

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
2019-06-20 19:00

Nations League Thrills And Spills Win Over Skeptics Skepticism was washed away once the games got under way with competitive football between nations of a similar level replacing meaningless friendlies and often one-sided qualifiers....
2019-06-10 22:51

Cameroon arrive late for Cup of Nations due to pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s squad arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations late on Saturday after delaying their departure over a pay dispute, risking possible sanction."...
2019-06-22 18:17

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said on Monday."...
2019-06-03 17:17

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress 6.53pm BST Benin’s supporters wel...
2019-07-03 02:51

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first ha...
2019-06-23 00:51

Tanzania fire coach after Cup of Nations exit "Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage."...
2019-07-09 17:51

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 2.58pm BST Ivory Coast or Côte d’Ivoire? Some answers from the Guardian’s Noters and Queries, quite some ti...
2019-06-23 16:00

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea face Madagascar later....
2019-06-23 10:00

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango in the second half but that never really looked li...
2019-07-06 01:34

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governme...
2019-06-20 13:00

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possibility of advancing to the knockout stages of the tournament."...
2019-07-01 03:17

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the...
2019-06-10 15:17

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam. The 193 states of the General Assembly c...
2019-06-07 19:34

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16."...
2019-07-07 10:00

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 22:51

China Rebuked by 22 Nations Over Xinjiang Repression In an embarrassment for China, 22 countries rejected its version of events in the Xinjiang region, where a million or more people are in detention centers....
2019-07-10 23:34

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
2019-06-11 21:00

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
2019-07-07 20:51

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-21 00:51

Algeria v Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – live! Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in CairoMadagascar win shootout to extend dream runYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 9.19pm BST 61 min Algeria stroke it about and look like they’ve a real chance of winning the competition. They’ve got a l...
2019-07-07 22:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia in trouble after two games The top two teams in group E couldn't get the better of one another. The result leaves Tunisia in more peril than Mali, who still look favorites to advance in top spot. Later, Morocco play Ivory Coast....
2019-06-28 20:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in their opening Gr...
2019-06-23 00:51

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
2019-06-21 22:00

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 10.43pm BST 82 min: Billiat dances past two opponents down the left wing, leaving them to...
2019-06-21 23:51

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the last 16."...
2019-07-07 11:34

Portugal beats Netherlands to win 1st Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday’s final for its second title in three years. Gonçalo Guedes scored the winner early in the second half to give Portugal ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Trippier left out of England squad for Nations League "Tottenham Hotspur pair Kieran Trippier and Harry Winks and Southampton duo James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond have been left out of England\u0027s final 23-man squad for the Nations League finals."...
2019-05-28 00:01

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA’s inaugural Nations League competition. With the game still goalless after extra time, Engla...
2019-06-09 18:17

Portugal win Nations League as Gonçalo Guedes does for the Netherlands At the final whistle the celebrations from Cristiano Ronaldo were joyous but relatively restrained compared to the other occasions when he has added a trophy to his collection. He hugged his teammates. He even embraced the referee. Two arms raised to...
2019-06-10 06:01

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as coach....
2019-05-27 14:00

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
2019-07-01 21:17

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals The European Union urged its member states on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to meet their 2030 climate goals after a review showed them falling short in some areas as the bloc's leaders prepare to debate going carbon-neutral by 2050....
2019-06-18 20:00

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were both left out....
2019-05-28 02:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a team that finished third in the group stage....
2019-07-01 20:34

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
2019-06-30 21:51

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful go...
2019-06-29 00:51

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Alexandria and Burundi v Guinea, kick-offs 5pm (BST)Morocco’s magic moment earns win over Ivory CoastFeel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.39pm BST 83 min: Nigeria are going nowhere fast. Madagascar are not going to be deni...
2019-06-30 19:51

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase t...
2019-05-24 07:00

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just edged it but, in truth, it was not a very good game at all. Thanks for joining me. 7.47pm BST 90 min...
2019-06-30 01:34

Angola and Mauritania play out goalless draw at Cup of Nations "Angola and Mauritania drew 0-0 in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, leaving both sides facing a battle to advance to the knockout stages."...
2019-06-29 22:17

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
2019-06-28 17:34

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
2019-06-13 01:01

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
2019-07-03 18:34

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
2019-06-23 19:51

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
2019-06-11 05:34

Madagascar continue fairytale debut at Cup of Nations with first victory "Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday."...
2019-06-27 20:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
2019-07-08 00:00

Portugal 1-0 Netherlands: Nations League final – as it happened The hosts were deserved winners of the inaugural Nations League, with Goncalo Guedes’s thumping strike settling the final in Porto 11.13pm BST Related: Nations League final fitting end to new show on the tournament scene | Barney Ronay 9.51pm BST T...
2019-06-10 06:01

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness against Algeria continues, as they fall to another defe...
2019-06-28 05:51

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented than others. Where are conditions for women's football best — and why?...
2019-06-28 07:00

India Will Be In Top 3 Scientific Nations By 2030: Harsh Vardhan Taking charge of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today expressed confidence that Indian scientists will fulfill Prime Minister's dream of bringing India to the top......
2019-06-04 12:00

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 07:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
2019-06-29 21:34

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
2019-07-12 13:51

Ronaldo and Van Dijk face off in Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The final of UEFA’s newest competition will feature another clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk. The inaugural Nations League ends on Sunday in Porto with Ronaldo’s Portugal taking on the Netherlands...
2019-06-08 14:17

Portugal police monitoring hooligans during Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Authorities say they are monitoring hooligans who are in Portugal for the UEFA Nations League. Portuguese officials say some fans known to have caused problems in soccer matches in the past are in the country but are being moni...
2019-06-08 17:00

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region...
2019-07-10 23:17

Senegal to miss stalwart Koulibaly in Cup of Nations final "Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semi-final victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday\u0027s title decider - live on Eurosport."...
2019-07-15 17:00

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
2019-06-15 14:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal end Benin's fairytale Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin. Everton's Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game....
2019-07-10 21:34

In a first, 22 nations condemned China’s repression of Uigher Muslims. Without the U.S. This week’s step to condemn China has illustrated the way in which U.S. allies have begun to adapt to Trump’s abandoning of global bodies and treaties....
2019-07-11 19:17

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
2019-06-06 18:34

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 06:34

United CEO says he's not sure travelers will want to fly a Boeing 737 Max — even after a fix United Airlines will wait until "everyone agrees" the Max is safe to bring back, says CEO Oscar Munoz. "We're going to do this in a safe manner."...
2019-05-30 19:34

Rooney gives DC United 1-1 tie with New England Wayne Rooney converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to give D.C. United to a 1-1 tie with the New England Revolution        ...
2019-05-26 08:51

Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 8pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson: Afcon has had more drama than qualityAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.42pm BST Algeria win the toss and choose to take the first penalty ... 7.37pm BST ET 120+3: D...
2019-07-11 20:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
2019-06-29 15:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Victor Wanyama's final against his best friend Kenya's game against Senegal on Monday is a final of sorts. The winner will make the knockout rounds. The nation is hoping Victor Wanyama, the idol of a generation, can guide them to victory....
2019-06-29 19:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mauritania and Angola play out stalemate There was no separating Mauritania and Angola as the two nations played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Group E. Both sides still have a chance of qualifying with one game left to play....
2019-06-29 21:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
2019-07-12 20:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
2019-07-11 07:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far as they beat Gernot Rohr's Nigeria to win Group B. Elsewhere, Guinea must wait to see if third place will be enough....
2019-06-30 21:51

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
2019-06-17 23:00

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
2019-06-09 05:34

Raheem Sterling ‘set to captain England’ against Netherlands in Nations League • Forward in line to win 50th cap on Thursday in Portugal• Gareth Southgate may not start Kane or Henderson after MadridRaheem Sterling’s management company has suggested he will be named as England’s captain for Thursday’s Nations League semi-final ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-13 19:00

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: 'When games are on, the streets empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. Asamoah spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-20 10:51

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
2019-05-23 16:17

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
2019-05-30 10:51

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top group • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Mohamed Salah scores as Egypt beat UgandaMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B and advance to the...
2019-07-01 12:00

Portugal v Switzerland: Nations League semi-final – live! Nations League semi-final updates from the 7.45pm BST gameAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.54pm BST 7 min: Cristiano Ronaldo wins a corner for Portugal, from which nothing comes. 7.53pm BST 4 min: A good start by the Swiss, ...
2019-06-05 21:00

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:34

Chance to end barren years fires England up for Nations League "Not even England\u0027s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week\u0027s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year\u0027s excitement, Gareth Southgate\u0027s men are now eyeing football\u0...
2019-06-03 22:51

Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened Riyad Mahrez scored a last-second, stoppage-time free-kick to send Algeria into Friday’s final against SenegalBronn own goal sends Senegal through to final 11.19pm BST Related: Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final 10.03...
2019-07-15 10:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
2019-06-21 21:17

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
2019-06-20 04:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the African emerging stars to keep your eyes on at the 2019 AFCON....
2019-06-21 21:17

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Ajax has alerted some of Europe’s biggest sides to the playmaker’s talent, with the 26-year-old notching...
2019-06-21 20:34

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 11:00

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-20 18:34

Netherlands beats England 3-1 to reach Nations League final GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own goal by Kyle Walker gave the Dutch the lead after John S...
2019-06-07 00:00

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok....
2019-06-22 18:51

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 15:00

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
2019-06-19 17:17

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their territories, as they pledged to combat terrorism and......
2019-06-28 15:51

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
2019-05-25 22:34

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter ...
2019-06-10 23:17

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
2019-06-27 20:34

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
2019-06-15 01:34

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
2019-06-04 03:17

Nations League winner Portugal rises in FIFA rankings ZURICH (AP) — Nations League champion Portugal is up two places to No. 5 in the FIFA men’s rankings which are still led by Belgium. World champion France in second, Copa America host Brazil, and England complete an unchanged top four in the sta...
2019-06-14 12:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Seedorf says Cameroon are ready despite bonus row Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for the Nations Cup....
2019-06-23 20:17

| The Netherlands outclass England to reach Nations League final England's long wait for a trophy since 1966 goes on as the Netherlands set up a Nations League final meeting with Portugal on Sunday with a 3-1 win after extra-time in Guimaraes....
2019-06-07 09:00

Netherlands v England: Nations League semi-final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 7.45pm BST match in GuimaraesSean Ingle on the England fans who poisoned PortoSend your thoughts to Scott.Murray@theguardian.com 7.44pm BST The teams are out! It’s been tipping down all day in northern Portugal. The ...
2019-06-06 20:51

Canada’s Big 3 slowly adopting unlimited data plans — but still lag behind other nations Rogers is making a shift in its wireless service offerings by introducing unlimited data plans — something Canada's three national carriers have been slow to adopt....
2019-06-13 16:51

England v Switzerland: Nations League third-place play-off – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the playoff in GuimaraesSouthgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea jobSend your emails and thoughts to Rob here 2.04pm BST 2 min: Harry Kane hits the bar! It was a brilliant effort, a first-time chip on th...
2019-06-09 15:17

Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Wilfried Zaha’s second-half goal was enough to earn an underwhelming Ivory Coast victory over Mali and a quarter-final against Algeria 7.23pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali 7.07pm BST That’s a...
2019-07-08 20:51

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
2019-06-05 18:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to play either Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-07 22:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Benin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clash Outsiders win 4-1 on penalties after 1-1 drawSadio Mané gets Senegal winner against UgandaBenin have delivered one of the biggest upsets in Africa Cup of Nations history, eliminating much-fancied Morocco on penalties after Hakim Ziyech missed a late ...
2019-07-06 01:34

Sterling set to captain England in Nations League semi - reports "Raheem Sterling is reportedly set to lead England out in their UEFA Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands on Thursday night in Guimaraes."...
2019-06-05 16:34

Merkel seeks to reassure Western Balkan nations of EU future German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to reassure Western Balkan nations aspiring to join the European Union that there is still strong support for the process...
2019-07-05 18:51

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Africa Cup of Nations....
2019-07-07 20:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cebio Soukou, Benin's boy from Bochum In March 2019, German-born Cebio Soukou won his first cap for Benin. Now he's about to represent his father's homeland at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he's expecting an exciting tournament – and the title....
2019-06-28 07:00

Donald Trump says 'favored-nations clause' on drug prices is on its way President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay....
2019-07-06 10:17

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continues, with the outsiders now into the quarter-finals after beating DR Congo on penalties.Nicolas Dupuis’ side held their nerve in the shootout in Alexandria, scoring all four spot-kicks as...
2019-07-07 22:34

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying on Wednesday by state news agency IRNA....
2019-06-19 17:00

Paper Round: De Gea set to stay at United "David de Gea could sign a new contract, Chelsea stars are in limbo, Atletico Madrid want Hector Bellerin and Spurs face competition for Tanguy Ndombele."...
2019-06-22 08:00

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United’s annual meeting with sharehold...
2019-05-23 03:17

Pogba hints at move away from United "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from the Premier League side, telling reporters in Tokyo that now \"could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else\"."...
2019-06-16 12:17

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, wh...
2019-06-14 10:51

July 4 events across the United States Ready for America's annual birthday party? Here are some of the top July 4 fireworks and events across the United States, including great activities New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia and beyond....
2019-07-03 20:34

Raytheon, United Technologies to merge WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Raytheon Co. and United Technologies Corp. are merging in a deal that creates one of the world’s largest defense companies. The merger, announced Sunday, will close in the first half of 2020 after United Technologies compl...
2019-06-10 01:34

| Who is United's R900 million man Wan-Bissaka? Aaron Wan-Bissaka has become the most expensive defender in Manchester United's history after completing a deal worth up to £50 million from Crystal Palace....
2019-06-29 19:00

Man United manager says Pogba future not concerning for him Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deflected questions over the future of France midfielder Paul Pogba on his club, saying Wednesday that Pogba has "never been a concern" for him and that Manchester United doesn't have to sell an...
2019-07-10 10:17

Iran says there will be no war with United States: IRNA There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying on Wednesday by state news agency IRNA....
2019-06-19 10:51

ASEAN summit – Southeast Asian nations wary of US-China trade row The US-China trade dispute is high on the ASEAN summit agenda. The bloc's leaders are set to sign an economic partnership deal at their annual meeting in Bangkok, but not all countries want Beijing's economic hegemony....
2019-06-22 16:17

First look at Uefa Nations League fan parks as England supporters arrive in Porto The final touches are being added in the centre of Porto as they prepare welcome fans from across the continent for the inaugural Uefa Nations League finals....
2019-06-04 19:51

Tillerson: Jared Kushner left him in the dark on conversations with foreign nations In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not read briefing papers....
2019-06-27 21:01

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Wilfried Zaha and Sadio Mane star Late goals from Wilfried Zaha and Maxwel Cornet helped put a gloss on Ivory Coast's critical victory over Namibia. Zaha's fellow Premier League forward Sadio Mane missed and scored a penalty to help Senegal progress....
2019-07-02 03:34

Nations League fixtures, England squad, teams, dates, format and everything you need to know England are gearing up for their second semi-final in less than a year as Gareth Southgate and his Three Lions prepare to take on the Netherlands at the inaugural Nations League finals....
2019-05-22 12:17

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
2019-06-10 00:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Hosts Egypt maintain perfect record Host nation Egypt made it three wins out of three in Group A, beating Uganda who finised as group runners up. Elsewhere, Madagascar caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far by beating Nigeria to top Group B...
2019-07-01 02:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competiton....
2019-07-12 02:51

"Genius" Ronaldo Hat-Trick Sends Portugal Into Nations League Final Cristiano Ronaldo predictably took centre stage as he struck twice in the final two minutes to set up a clash with England or the Netherlands, who meet in the second semi-final on Thursday....
2019-06-06 08:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competition....
2019-07-12 10:34

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
2019-06-28 17:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'Football is like a religion' - Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon, and now hopes to defend the title. Speaking with DW, he discussed the favorites' strengths and weaknesses, and his formative years in Germany....
2019-06-28 07:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria ready to meet country's expectations Algeria's victory against Senegal secured "The Greens" a spot in the knockout rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations. The performance was also a statement of intent from an Algeria side that wants to win it all....
2019-06-28 07:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria see off Senegal, Kenya edge Tanzania in thriller • Group C: Senegal 0-1 Algeria, Kenya 3-2 Tanzania• Group B: Madagascar 1-0 BurundiYoucef Belaïli fired Algeria into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over Senegal in Cairo.There was particular ...
2019-06-28 05:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Liverpool's Naby Keita in Guinea's provisional squad Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is included in Guinea's 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, despite being a big injury doubt....
2019-05-26 01:00

Soccer: Three nations show interest to host women's Asian Cup 2022 India, Taiwan and Uzbekistan have expressed their interest in hosting the women's Asian Cup in 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 20:00

Becca Kufrin Wants Bachelor Nations Help in Getting Rid of Arie Luyendyk Jr. Engagement Dress As the saying goes: out with the old and in with the new! Becca Kufrin is giving her closet a major overhaul by getting rid of a bunch of dresses that she wore during her time on Arie......
2019-06-15 02:34

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and looks to be a wide-open contest....
2019-06-03 13:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairy-tale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-08 14:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco's magic moment earns win over Ivory Coast Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast (En-Nesyri 23)Tunisia 1-1 Mali (Khazri 70; Samessekou 60)Morocco reached the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, and served notice that they are one of the sides to beat, with a 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in Cairo.Youss...
2019-06-29 00:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Morocco stunned by Benin, Senegal sneak through Benin pulled off the shock of the Africa Cup of Nations so far by beating Morocco in a shootout, following Hakim Ziyech's stoppage time penalty miss for Morocco. Later, Sadio Mane scored as Senegal edged out Uganda....
2019-07-06 00:17

Dylan Bronn own goal sends Senegal through to Africa Cup of Nations final A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals, securing them a place against either Algeria in Friday’s decider.A terrible mistake by the goalkeeper,...
2019-07-15 10:34

The Africa Cup of Nations: Capricious, chaotic, dramatic, indomitable and utterly unique "Eurosport commentator Andy Bodfish takes us on a trip down memory lane as he prepares to work on his eighth Africa Cup of Nations, an event that begins on Friday when hosts Egypt face Zimbabwe."...
2019-06-21 16:00

‘Abuse Is a Pattern.’ Why These Nations Took the Lead in Criminalizing Controlling Behavior in Relationships At first, it seemed sweet. Natalie Curtis’s boyfriend called her dozens of times a day, keen to hear every detail of what she was doing in her daily life: what she ate for lunch, who she saw at work. But she says the longer she spent with him, ...
2019-06-21 17:51

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations 2019: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-21 17:51

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 15:51

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments f...
2019-06-20 14:34

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
2019-07-01 04:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin. Tunisia drew again, but still made the knockout rounds....
2019-07-03 07:34

Players’ health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers’ union • Afternoon games at Egypt tournament could be played in 40C• Fifpro wants four mid-game breaks for drinks and towelsSerious concerns have been raised about the well-being of players at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where temperatures may reach...
2019-06-20 17:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal's Sadio Mané scores two after missing penalty Group C: Kenya 0-3 Senegal, Tanzania 0-3 AlgeriaGroup D: South Africa 0-1 Morocco, Namibia 1-4 Ivory CoastSadio Mané scored twice after missing a penalty as Senegal reached the last 16 at the Africans Cup of Nations with a 3-0 win over Kenya.The Live...
2019-07-02 07:51

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
2019-07-04 07:17

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the home stadium of Porto, was settled by Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike....
2019-06-10 02:00

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
2019-06-21 11:34

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-finals of the Cup of Nations. A week come Friday, they could win the trophy for the second time in six y...
2019-07-11 18:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Day of shocks as holders Cameroon and hosts Egypt both fall The holders and the hosts are both out as Nigeria and South Africa pulled off big wins. Odion Ighalo was the star for Nigeria, who came from behind to beat Cameroon, while a late Thembinkosi Lorch stunned Egypt in Cairo....
2019-07-07 01:51

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
2019-06-12 05:51

Africa Cup of Nations needs action on field to provide good news | Nick Ames The best players have made it to Egypt and some new names should make the tournament tight and competitiveThe blue and orange seats of Cairo International Stadium make an attractive spectacle and the playing surface, at least when set against the fer...
2019-06-21 11:34

US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator but puts 9 nations on watch list The administration said that no country meets the criteria to be labeled as one seeking to gain unfair trade advantages over the United States by manipulating its currency....
2019-05-29 05:51

England’s Fabian Delph reports early to prove fitness for Nations League • Manchester City midfielder has given up rest time• Nations League finals are in Portugal in early JuneFabian Delph is to report early for the England squad following the completion of Manchester City’s record-breaking season in an attempt to prove ...
2019-05-22 05:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Bullish Benin looking forward to quarterfinal clash with Senegal After getting past Morocco, Benin are set to face Senegal in the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations. It promises to be a tricky evening for Sadio Mane and co....
2019-07-09 11:17

Cold, hungry and home late – not quite how I envisaged Nations League stint | Max Rushden Two long nights in Portugal gave me a new-found respect for pitchside reporters and an extra-time craving for a bananaIt’s the 90th minute. Cristiano Ronaldo, on a hat‑trick, cuts inside his man and whacks it in the corner of the net to seal Portgual...
2019-06-10 14:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria beat Senegal, Madagascar's fairytale continues Despite having Sadio Mane and Kalidou Koulibaly, Senegal weren't able to overcome Algeria. Madagascar's sheer presence at the tournament is remarkable, but being here it isn't enough for Nicolas Dupuis' side....
2019-06-28 07:00

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 05:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future Gernot Rohr says there is 'no hurry' for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team's defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final....
2019-07-15 21:01

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
2019-06-17 08:00

African Cup of Nations 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere First held in 1957 with just three countries taking part, the 32nd biannual African Cup of Nations will see 24 sides go for glory this year. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting an African Cup of Nations 2019 live st...
2019-06-22 00:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Namibia score late own goal to gift Morocco victory Hakim Ziyech free-kick results in 89th-minute winnerHervé Renard’s side far from convincing in CairoA last-minute own goal handed Morocco a narrow 1-0 victory over plucky Namibia at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday in an far-from-convincing start ...
2019-06-23 19:51

Ronaldo and Van Dijk showdown gives UEFA dream final for debut Nations League "When UEFA unveiled the detailed plans for the Nations League, more than four years ago, many were sceptical about whether the new competition would be anything more than a glorified series of friendly matches."...
2019-06-08 18:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Mahrez magic sets up Senegal showdown Algeria will face Senegal in the final after a 95th minute free-kick by Riyad Mahrez settled a close semifinal. Their opponents beat Tunisia in the earlier semifinal, which was settled by an extra time own goal....
2019-07-15 00:00

China committed to opening up, but other nations must contribute more to world peace: vice president Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan told a forum in Beijing on Monday that China was committed to opening up, but called on major countries to contribute more to world peace and stability....
2019-07-08 05:00

Nations League final: Ryan Babel impressed by mature Dutch youngsters • ‘These players already take so much responsibility’• Davy Pröpper and Babel praise effect of Ronald KoemanDutch football has a tendency to lurch from boom to bust and back again. But as Holland prepare for the Nations League final against Portugal ...
2019-06-09 00:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Knockouts should offer break from defensive group stage A shortage of goals and tough defensive tactics – the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations never quite got going. But the round of 16 offers some potentially exciting clashes, including a continental classic....
2019-07-03 17:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
2019-06-21 17:51

Paper Round: United players want Pogba gone "Manchester United players want Paul Pogba gone, City plan their business, Rafael Benitez set to leave Newcastle and Arsenal hold out for Laurent Koscielny."...
2019-06-23 09:34

Raytheon, United Technologies in Talks to Merge United Technologies and Raytheon are in talks to combine in an all-stock deal that would create a giant in the aerospace and defense industries. Adjusting for the spinoffs, the companies’ combined market value would likely be north of $100 billion....
2019-06-09 11:51

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes        ...
2019-06-02 04:51

Paper Round: Rashford could leave United for nothing "Manchester United could lose Marcus Rashford, Juventus want Mauricio Pochettino, Barcelona will sign Antoine Griezmann and Adam Lallana is up for sale."...
2019-05-21 22:51

Man United's 1999 Treble winners - where are they now? It is the 20th anniversary of Manchester United's historic Treble triumph, which saw Sir Alex Ferguson's side win the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League....
2019-05-25 15:34

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
2019-07-12 20:00

Connecticut gov says United Technologies will hire in-state HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s been assured United Technologies Corporation plans to hire 1,000 additional workers at Pratt & Whitney over the next few years. The Democrat said Tuesday he’s also been assured ...
2019-06-11 23:17

| Herrera says he 'feels very lucky' to join PSG from United PSG's latest recruit Ander Herrera said if he had to leave Manchester United one of the only places he could go was "one of the most beautiful cities in the world"....
2019-07-08 16:51

Mexico detaining migrants on the way to the United States VERACRUZ, MEXICO – Mexican authorities detained more than 450 migrants Thursday in a series of raids to accommodate new U-S demands. Police raided hotels, motels and bus stations and picked up mostly Honduran and Guatemalans. One immigration of...
2019-06-29 05:00

Paper Round: United to take Bale on loan "Manchester United will take Gareth Bale on loan, Leicester City want £80m for Harry Maguire, Chelsea eye Leon Bailey and Liverpool contact Nicolas Pepe."...
2019-06-09 09:00

Sources: Man United rule out move for Sancho Manchester United will pursue alternative targets to bolster their attacking options this summer after ruling out an £80 million move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, sources have told ESPN FC....
2019-05-22 17:34

| Man United target ignoring transfer speculation Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has refused to comment on speculation linking him with a move to one of the Manchester clubs in the off-season....
2019-05-30 15:17

United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to reaccommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
2019-05-22 21:00

Red Bulls look to remain undefeated vs. Atlanta United The New York Red Bulls and Atlanta United FC have built an intense rivalry over a relatively short period of time. However, the immediate focus for both is bouncing back from a couple of ugly defeats....
2019-07-06 22:00

That night in Barcelona: United and the 1999 Treble "Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of arguably the greatest game in Manchester United\u0027s history. Rob Smyth revisits that mythical night in Barcelona, when legends were forged and Sir Alex Ferguson left his mark on the grandest stage of all."...
2019-05-23 16:17

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding: United executive The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding, United Airlines President Scott Kirby said on Monday....
2019-05-27 08:00

Herrera: I left United over disagreement with Solskjaer "Ander Herrera has revealed that he left Manchester United for Paris Saint-Germain this summer following a dispiute with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over his role."...
2019-07-08 12:51

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
2019-06-09 23:51

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding - United exec The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding, United Airlines President Scott Kirby said on Monday....
2019-05-27 05:51

Paper Round: United chase £50m McGinn "Manchester United want John McGinn, Mike Ashley passes the buck, Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi and Real Madrid want Sadio Mane. It\u0027s Sunday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
2019-06-30 13:51

Benitez: Newcastle United did not share my vision "Rafael Benitez said on Monday he did not want to leave Newcastle United but felt the Premier League club\u0027s hierarchy did not share his vision."...
2019-07-01 16:34

Rashford signs 4-year deal with Man United MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Marcus Rashford has signed a four-year deal at Manchester United as the Premier League team tied down one of its most gifted young players. The 21-year-old England striker now has a contract at United until 2023, with the o...
2019-07-01 17:34

Pogba determined to leave Man United, says Raiola "Manchester United\u0027s Paul Pogba is ready to leave the Premier League side in the summer with a transfer \"in the process\", the French midfielder\u0027s agent Mino Raiola told the Times newspaper."...
2019-07-05 20:00

Pogba ready for ‘new challenge’ away from Manchester United TOKYO (AP) — France midfielder Paul Pogba says he is considering a move from Manchester United amid speculation over interest from Real Madrid and Juventus. Pogba said he feels ready for a “new challenge somewhere else” at a publicity eve...
2019-06-16 18:34

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
2019-05-23 00:00

Raytheon and United Technologies in talks to merge -WSJ Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-09 03:17

Kamara leads Rapids over Minnesota United 1-0 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Kei Kamara scored in the 29th minute and the Colorado Rapids beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night. Kamara headed a corner by Jack Price into the left corner. It was Kamara’s eighth goal of the season, the firs...
2019-06-09 05:34

Sheffield United have £15m bid for Oli McBurnie turned down by Swansea • Swansea want to keep hold of McBurnie after selling James• Bid of £3m for Forest midfielder Ben Osborn also rebuffedSheffield United have had an opening bid of £15m for the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie rejected, with the Championship club dete...
2019-07-15 17:00

Portugal’s Bernardo Silva eyes Nations League glory and praises João Félix • Portugal face Switzerland in first semi-final on Wednesday• Teenager Félix is being tracked by Silva’s Manchester CityManchester City’s Bernardo Silva wants to end a memorable season with a bang by helping Portugal win the Nations League final.The ...
2019-06-04 23:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaThe Swansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.Sofiane Feghouli...
2019-07-12 06:51

England squad: Harry Kane faces fitness race for Nations League Finals Gareth Southgate will hold talks with Harry Kane over his fitness in the next 24 hours as he determines whether the England captain is fit for the Nations League Finals....
2019-06-04 03:17

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law ...
2019-06-23 04:51

Portugal vs Netherlands live stream: how to watch today's 2019 Nations League final from anywhere With both teams having run out as 3-1 victors in their respective semi-finals matches, Portugal are set to face the Netherlands in the inaugural UEFA Nations League final on Sunday night. Can Ronaldo add a new honour to his CV or will Ronald Koeman&a...
2019-06-09 20:01

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
2019-06-20 20:00

Portugal vs Switzerland live stream: how to watch today's Nations League semi-final from anywhere So this is completely new territory. The first ever edition of the UEFA Nations League makes its big finale this week, with the two semi-finals and final packed into just a few days. The first tie sees the hosts taking on the unlikely participants - ...
2019-06-05 20:34

Nations League final a fitting addition to enlivened international scene | Barney Ronay Portugal’s triumph in a fun final crowned what had first been thought an unnecessary, bolted-on addition to the calendarOnly the bold. Only the brave. Only the great. The Nations League! There was an air of bafflement when Uefa unveiled its operatic ...
2019-06-10 06:01

Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali Wilfried Zaha struck in the 76th minute to give Ivory Coast a smash-and-grab win over Mali in their Africa Cup of Nations last 16 match in Suez on Monday. Related: Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Continue re...
2019-07-08 20:51

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final....
2019-06-06 03:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
2019-07-09 05:51

Five stats that show how dominant the United States was this World Cup The USWNT cruised past opponents en route to their fourth World Cup title. Here's five facts that prove just how dominate the Americans were       ...
2019-07-07 21:00

New Loudoun United stadium will be called Segra Field D.C. United has struck a 10-year deal with Segra, a technology and communications company, for naming rights to the 5,000-seat soccer stadium being built in Leesburg for the second-division club....
2019-07-02 23:17

Wan-Bissaka's head turned by United link - Boothroyd "Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka\u0027s head has been turned by reports that he is wanted by Manchester United, England Under-21 manager Aidy Boothroyd has said."...
2019-06-21 09:17

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manc...
2019-06-03 12:01

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
2019-05-30 16:00

Amarikwa scores late, DC United ties Revolution 2-2 Quincy Amarikwa volleyed home Wayne Rooney's free kick in the 86th minute, helping D.C. United tie the 10-man New England Revolution 2-2       ...
2019-07-13 04:51

Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea talks U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. resolutions....
2019-05-26 02:00

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
2019-06-10 14:17

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the Chicago-based company announced Friday....
2019-07-13 00:51

United CEO Oscar Munoz on Boeing 737 Max, company growth and more United CEO Oscar Munoz joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss reassuring customers that the Boeing 737 Max is safe, company growth, the price of oil, and the new United terminal in LaGuardia....
2019-05-31 04:51

After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After several quiet years, tornadoes have erupted in the United States over the last two as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold from the Rockies clashed and stalled over the Midwest. On Monday,...
2019-05-29 06:00

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
2019-05-24 06:51

Use United's 'Excursionist Perk' to Get a Free One-Way Flight When Using Miles If you’re redeeming reward miles for an international trip on United, there’s an easy way to get a little more bang for your virtual buck: plan a trip with at least three legs....
2019-06-23 02:34

Ferdinand 'won't lose sleep' if snubbed for United role "Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand has said he \"won\u0027t lose sleep\" if he is snubbed for a return to the club in a technical role."...
2019-06-17 11:34

United Group acquires Croatian rival Tele2 for $245.7 mln Balkan telecoms and media company United Group B.V. on Friday acquired Croatian telecoms operator Tele2 Croatia for 220 million euros ($245.70 million), including debt, expanding its presence in south-eastern Europe....
2019-06-01 00:17

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
2019-07-10 21:34

Ackman Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Deal William Ackman, a big United Technologies shareholder who earlier pushed the industrial giant to streamline its business, is now urging the company to call off its planned megamerger with Raytheon, which he says makes no strategic sense....
2019-06-12 01:17

United Technologies names CEOs for Carrier, Otis United Technologies Corp on Monday named heads for its Carrier airconditioners and Otis elevators businesses, as the manufacturing conglomerate readies to spin off the units....
2019-06-03 15:34

Why Manchester United should be happy to sell Paul Pogba "Manchester United are reportedly holding onto Paul Pogba, but there is a growing sense that he will attempt to force his way out of the club. They would be wrong to prevent his exit, even if they have to sell at a loss."...
2019-07-07 17:17

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi."...
2019-07-07 08:00

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
2019-06-30 09:17

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until November 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
2019-07-13 15:51

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737 Max after the US aviation regulator said it had i...
2019-06-27 18:34

Stocks to Watch: United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Sprint, and More United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Dave & Buster’s, TransMedics, Medidata Solutions, Alphabet, Sprint, and Tesla are among Wednesday’s stocks to watch....
2019-06-12 21:51

What to expect from the Raytheon, United Technologies conference call Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. CNBC's Morgan Brennan joins "Squawk Box" with the latest....
2019-06-10 14:17

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson’s side against a Bayern Munich team in the “Treble Reunion” match — 20 years to the ...
2019-05-26 23:17

Watch: D.C. United's Wayne Rooney scores from 70 yards D.C. United striker Wayne Rooney scored one of the best goals of the Major League Soccer season, netting an attempt from 70 yards out against Orlando City....
2019-06-27 20:34

| Maritzburg United secure ABSA Premiership spot Martizburg United have retained their spot in the ABSA Premiership for the 2019/2020 season after their third win in the promotion/relegation play-offs....
2019-05-29 18:34

| PSG sign former Man United midfielder Herrera on five-year deal Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer after leaving Manchester United, the French champions have announced....
2019-07-05 00:17

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s biggest shareholder and could help solidify the U.S. carrier’s presence in a fast-growing region for air ...
2019-05-25 08:01

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
2019-05-25 06:17

Women’s World Cup Preview: United States vs. France The United States faces France, the tournament host, in a highly anticipated World Cup quarterfinal on Friday. The winner will play England on Tuesday; the loser will face some difficult questions....
2019-06-28 14:34

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor.T...
2019-06-10 22:34

Manchester United and Inter €13.5m apart in valuation of Romelu Lukaku • United turn down Inter’s offer of €70m paid over two years• Inter now considering making a second bidManchester United and Internazionale are €13.5m apart in their valuation of Romelu Lukaku after the Premier League club turned down an opening offe...
2019-07-12 18:34

Pogba in spotlight as Manchester United arrives in Perth Paul Pogba was in the spotlight as Manchester United arrived in Perth for a 10-day visit that includes two friendlies, a corporate golf day and a soccer clinic with disadvantaged children       ...
2019-07-09 14:51

Who should Manchester United sign if Paul Pogba leaves? Paul Pogba says this summer could be ‘a good time for a challenge somewhere else’, but who should take his place?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredManchester United need to start planning for life without Paul Pogba. When asked about his future this we...
2019-06-18 23:17

Stocks to Watch: Salesforce.com, Insys, United Technologies, and More Salesforce.com, Insys Therapeutics, United Technologies, Barnes & Noble, Dunkin’ Brands, and GameStop are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Monday’s session....
2019-06-10 21:51

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
2019-05-21 16:34

UPDATE 2-United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
2019-05-23 00:51

United Technologies, Raytheon merging into $120 billion firm United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector’s biggest ever merger. The deal would reshape the competitive landscape ...
2019-06-10 18:00

Raytheon Is United Technologies’ $50 Billion Finishing Touch For United Technologies, a merger with the defense giant will replenish revenue it’s losing in a breakup and mark the capstone of a dramatic makeover....
2019-06-10 03:17

Jagielka returns to boyhood club Sheffield United "Sheffield United have signed free agent Phil Jagielka on an initial one-year contract after the defender was released by Everton, the promoted Premier League side said on Thursday."...
2019-07-04 21:51

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
2019-06-28 19:34

Paper Round: United and Spurs to miss out on Tielemans "Youri Tielemans will join Leicester City, Romelu Lukaku could join Juventus, Danny Drinkwater gets his chance at Chelsea, and Newcastle consider their options."...
2019-07-06 11:17

Football transfer rumours: Rakitic to Manchester United for £48m? Today’s fluff is enjoying a more leisurely start to the dayJuventus are planning to go shopping in London for a Max Allegri replacement. The Italian champions intend to stop off at Not White Hart Lane first and ask Tottenham if they can have Mauricio...
2019-05-22 13:34

Soccer-Man United complete signing of Palace's Wan-Bissaka Manchester United have signed defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace on an initial five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Saturday....
2019-06-29 13:51

UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
2019-07-12 20:00

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka insists he is fully focused on Nations League after Baku disappointment Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says the Gunners' humbling defeat in the Europa League Final against Chelsea will have no bearing on his form in the Nations League this week....
2019-06-04 19:51

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
2019-06-06 11:00

England errors were inevitable in Uefa Nations League semi-final loss, says Ryan Babel Ryan Babel says Netherlands were confident England would crack under the strain of the big occasion and gift them chances in their Nations League semi-final....
2019-06-07 15:17

Netherlands imitation game is flattering but victory must be England's goal in Uefa Nations League It is a measure of the progress Gareth Southgate has made that Thursday's UEFA Nations League semi-finalists viewed England as a template to follow in their own resurgence....
2019-06-06 15:51

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interesting semi-final and we have all the advice you need here to get a Senegal vs Tunisia live stream from...
2019-07-14 20:51

Egypt at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: AFCON squad, fixtures, draw and group, titles and history Egypt will be looking to go one better than their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up finish, with The Pharaohs among the favourites this time around....
2019-06-21 16:51

Netherlands vs England live stream: how to watch today's 2019 Nations League semi-final from anywhere After a stunning first UEFA Nations League semi-final, can the second live up to the Ronaldo-based heroics from the night before? Tonight's showdown sees Gareth Southgate's young Lions take on the Dutch. Read on to find out how you can catc...
2019-06-06 18:51

Marcus Rashford signs four-year contract at Manchester United • Deal increases 21-year-old’s salary to £250k per week • Ole Gunnar Solskjær calls Rashford ‘a shining example’Marcus Rashford has agreed a four-year contract with Manchester United with an option of a further 12 months, in a deal that makes the 21-...
2019-07-01 22:17

Derby County's Holmes in 23-man United States Gold Cup squad Derby County midfielder Duane Holmes has been named in the United States' 23-man squad for this month's Gold Cup, a day after making his international debut....
2019-06-07 02:17

Paper Round: United raise Pogba asking price to £180m "Manchester United set Paul Pogba\u0027s asking price as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims for more signings, Arsenal want Ruben Dias, and Fabian Delph will join Everton."...
2019-07-13 07:51

Arby’s presents $26K check to United Cerebral Palsy of Southern AZ TUCSON –Arby’s of Tucson presented a check for more than $26,000 to the Leaders of United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona on Tuesday. The event took place at Arby’s on E. Broadway Boulevard and Euclid Avenue. Harry Schiff, 13, who lives with cereb...
2019-06-19 23:00

United Technologies is Said to Near Deal to Merge Aerospace Unit With Raytheon United Technologies is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and form a new company worth well over $100 billion....
2019-06-09 07:00

Football transfer rumours: Nicolas Pépé to Manchester United? Today’s fluff is nearly doneAfter his costly miss on international duty with Wales, Manchester United have turned their nose up at signing Gareth Bale. The winger hasn’t scored in three months, with Ed Woodward unwilling to spend top dollar on a play...
2019-06-13 11:17

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01 04:01

Auto Industry United In Seeking Reduction Of GST Rate On Vehicles The automotive industry is currently facing a daunting challenge of a deep slowdown that urgently needs some form of stimulus from the Government to supplement the efforts being made by the industry......
2019-06-23 00:00

United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China The United States has halted a World Trade Organization dispute over China's treatment of intellectual property rights until Dec. 31, the WTO dispute panel hearing the case said in a statement published on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:34

UPDATE 3-United Technologies to merge aerospace business with Raytheon United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger....
2019-06-10 02:34

United Airlines extends suspension of Delhi, Mumbai flights to Oct. 26 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Monday it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until Oct. 26, citing continued restriction of Pakistani airspace....
2019-07-15 18:51

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the trash to its rightful owner. That’s exactly what...
2019-05-29 06:01

United CEO: We can't automatically assume flyers will all feel safe on the Boeing 737 Max United CEO Oscar Munoz joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau to discuss how the airline is dealing withe Boeing 737 Max issues and what he expects going forward....
2019-05-31 04:51

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
2019-06-10 03:51

United Technologies and Raytheon in advanced merger talks, reports say A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
2019-06-09 23:17

Manchester United are under no pressure to sell players, says Ole Gunnar Solskjær Paul Pogba is a ‘top bloke’, says United bossBusiness as usual for team on pre-season trip to PerthOle Gunnar Solskjær has told Paul Pogba and any other wantaway players that Manchester United do not have to sell anyone. For the first time in 62 days...
2019-07-10 10:00

Football transfer rumours: David Brooks to Manchester United? Today’s nonsense didn’t get a cakeManchester United “have agreed to pay £55m” to sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace. After weeks of negotiating a fee for the scorer of one of the finest own goals you’ll ever see, they’ve finally done it. Ed W...
2019-06-20 11:51

Euro Papers: Will United 'hijack' De Ligt's Barca deal? "Matthijs de Ligt is meant to be heading to Barcelona but reports in Spain suggest he has had his head turned by other offers. Could Manchester United swoop?"...
2019-05-22 16:17

Juventus tell Manchester United they are interested in signing Paul Pogba • Dybala, Alex Sandro or Douglas Costa possible makeweights• Juventus told by Lazio that Milinkovic-Savic would cost €90mJuventus have made contact with Manchester United to see whether they would consider selling Paul Pogba this summer. Related: Mau...
2019-06-04 23:34

Chelsea Premier League fixtures 2019-20: United up first for Blues "Chelsea’s opening Premier League fixture of the 2019-20 season could barely be more daunting with a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United looming on August 11."...
2019-06-13 10:51

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting ROME (AP) — The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week’s European Council meeting. Key European Union jobs, migration issues and climate change...
2019-06-14 19:51

Paul Pogba increasingly likely to stay at Manchester United next season • Still no official bid for French midfielder• Only three and a half weeks left of transfer windowPaul Pogba’s hopes of leaving Manchester United this summer are becoming remote with the club receiving no bids for the midfielder and the transfer wind...
2019-07-15 17:00

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
2019-05-22 19:51

Paper Round: United make final offer for Griezmann "Manchester United will bid for Antoine Griezmann, Juventus want Maurizio Sarri, Frank Lampard may return to Chelsea and Arsenal are in talks for William Saliba."...
2019-06-13 08:00

Paper Round: Pogba’s United exit unlikely due to £170m asking price "It’s a Manchester United-heavy Paper Round this Tuesday with Paul Pogba, David de Gea and Harry Maguire all featuring. Even the club’s former captain, Steve Bruce."...
2019-07-16 01:34

Manchester United go for potential but can Solskjær nurture it? | Paul Doyle The policy of targeting players with a point to prove is fine provided the club has the right people to guide themWith Manchester United on the hunt for a centre-back who could do for them what Virgil van Dijk has done for Liverpool, it is no wonder ...
2019-07-07 22:34

World Cup champs yet again: United States beats the Netherlands to win second title in a row Megan Rapinoe scored via penalty kick and Rose Lavelle booted the second goal to give the United States its fourth World Cup title.       ...
2019-07-07 20:17

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
2019-06-21 08:34

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being gr...
2019-07-14 17:51

United Technologies, Raytheon to Merge in Year's Largest Deal United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
2019-06-10 19:17

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
2019-07-13 00:00

Man United to sign Wales winger Daniel James from Swansea MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United says it has agreed to sign Wales winger Daniel James from second-division club Swansea. United says the 21-year-old James agreed to contract details and “successfully completed a medi...
2019-06-07 17:17

Soccer-Man United complete Welsh winger James signing Manchester United have completed the signing of Wales international winger Daniel James from Championship side Swansea City, the Premier League club said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 17:01

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
2019-06-10 18:17

| Man United set to make first signing as Daniel James undergoes medical Manchester United are set to complete the club's first signing of the transfer window with Welsh international youngster Daniel James undergoing a medical....
2019-06-06 13:17

Tires Blow on United Jet During Newark Airport Landing, No Injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said....
2019-06-16 01:00

Sapphire Reserve Strains JPMorgan's Ties With United Airlines JPMorgan’s Sapphire Reserve has been a hit with frequent travelers and big spenders since its launch nearly three years ago. That is a problem for United Continental Holdings, which wants those same customers to sign up for and spend on the airline’s...
2019-06-27 22:00

Daniel James’s exceptional pace will benefit United, says Solskjær • United confirm signing of 21-year-old on five-year deal• James says it is ‘perfect club’ to continue his developmentOle Gunnar Solskjær has said Daniel James’ “exceptional pace and work ethic” was one of the reasons Manchester United wanted to sign...
2019-06-12 20:34

Romain Métanire scores, Minnesota United beat Dynamo 1-0 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Métanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night. Métanire scored on a strike from the right flank that deflec...
2019-05-26 12:00

Wan-Bissaka seals meteoric rise with £45m Manchester United move Full-back is most expensive uncapped British playerWan-Bissaka: ‘I will improve every step and learn’Manchester United have completed the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in a deal that could potentially be worth £50m. The England Und...
2019-06-29 17:17

Football transfer rumours: six starlets heading to Manchester United? Today’s fluff is scented with joyA swarm of bees; a herd of deer; a pack of wolves; a kettle of vultures. What, though, is the collective noun for transfers? By common consent it would seem to be a spree, which is what the Sun’s back page suggests th...
2019-05-24 11:34

Euro Papers: Bruno Fernandes could sign for United 'this week' "A Bola are now saying that not only are Manchester United back in the lead for Bruno Fernandes - but the Sporting Lisbon star could sign for the Red Devils as soon as this week..."...
2019-05-31 16:00

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, beh...
2019-06-10 19:34

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
2019-06-10 20:51

Ryan Giggs tells Daniel James: ‘Be yourself and you’ll succeed at United’ • Manchester United and Swansea agree £15m deal for winger• Wales manager: ‘I know United fans will enjoy watching him’The Wales manager, Ryan Giggs, has told Daniel James to “enjoy the challenge” and just be himself when he joins Manchester United l...
2019-06-07 17:17

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
2019-05-24 23:51

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
2019-05-24 23:51

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2019-06-03 10:34

Euro Papers: Will Liverpool demolish United's De Ligt dream? "German newspaper Bild have a big feature on Jurgen Klopp today - and they reckon Liverpool are set to ruin Manchester United\u0027s transfer window by snatching Matthijs De Ligt..."...
2019-06-04 17:51

Solskjaer Happy With Manchester United Backing, Expects More New Signings Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is happy with the recruitment of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James in a change of strategy in the transfer market, focused on younger British players....
2019-07-06 06:00

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
2019-06-03 11:51

Wayne Rooney scores wonder-goal from inside his own half for DC United "Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career."...
2019-06-27 20:34

Paper Round: United pull out of race for £100m Maguire "Manchester United leave the race for Harry Maguire, Inter Milan make an offer for Romelu Lukaku, PSG want Gianluigi Donnarumma and Newcastle eye Patrick Vieira."...
2019-06-27 20:34

AI Weekly: China, the United States, and the struggle for global leadership No matter who wins the 2020 presidential election, a better world with AI in business and society may depend on adherence to our own values.Read More...
2019-06-29 05:51

Ants invade United Airlines flight from Italy to Newark Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Italy to New Jersey were left bugging out — thanks to an invasion of ants in the cabin. The six-legged insects spilled out from a bag in the overhead compartment and scurried “in every which direc...
2019-06-18 19:17

Trump says United Tech, Raytheon deal may hurt competition U.S. President Donald Trump gave mixed signals Monday as to whether he believed the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp should go forward, while the Pentagon indicated it would take a hard look at the de...
2019-06-11 04:01

Calvo’s heads in goal in stoppage time, Fire tie DC United WASHINGTON (AP) — Francisco Calvo headed in a goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time to help the Chicago Fire tie D.C. United 3-3 on Wednesday night. Chicago (4-5-6) scored twice in two minutes to take the early lead. C.J. Sapong got ...
2019-05-30 05:51

Manchester United make £40m bid for Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka • Palace reject offer for highly-rated England Under-21 full-back• West Ham target Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gómez and Stanislav LobotkaManchester United had an opening bid worth in excess of £40m for Aaron Wan-Bissaka rejected by Crystal Palace earlier this...
2019-06-09 15:51

Canada united: Warm immigrant welcome breeds tennis heroes Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime head to Wimbledon with a whole nation behind them as they showcase the country’s enlightened immigration policySomething is stirring in Canada and it has nothing to do with flying hockey pucks or angry bears...
2019-07-01 00:17

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Ed...
2019-06-01 00:17

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 22: United States The holders have a swashbuckling attack-first style and, though defence may be a concern, they’re still among the favouritesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media o...
2019-06-06 14:17

Josef Martínez scores twice, Atlanta United beat Fire 2-0 ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martínez scored twice in the first half to help Atlanta United beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Saturday. Martínez opened the scoring for Atlanta (8-5-2) in the 12th minute. Gonzalo “Pity” Martínez slotted a pass forward ...
2019-06-02 03:01

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
2019-07-14 05:17

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
2019-05-30 10:51

Perth Glory v Manchester United preseason friendly – live! Minute-by-minute updates from Optus StadiumAny thoughts? Get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 11.30am BST Five things to look out for - Man Utd: 11.27am BST Tony Popovic is not going to die wondering. His starting XI is as mature as you could e...
2019-07-13 12:34

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
2019-06-14 00:34

Uefa Nations League Finals LIVE: Switzerland vs England and Portugal vs Netherlands build-up and team news England will look to end their Uefa Nations League campaign on a positive note when they take on Swizerland in their third place play-off this afternoon....
2019-06-09 10:51

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman backs Matthijs de Ligt to help contain Cristiano Ronaldo threat in Nations League Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman says his side have what it takes to stop Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, but admits that he may still be too good for them....
2019-06-09 00:51

Juan Mata agrees three-year deal to stay at Manchester United • Spaniard’s contract was set to expire on 30 June• Salary similar but length a step up from one-year offerJuan Mata has reached an agreement on a new contract tieing him to Manchester United for the next three years. The deal will run until the Span...
2019-06-18 23:17

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States: source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
2019-05-30 21:34

Aerospace executives look on bright side of United Tech, Raytheon deal Aerospace executives see potential benefits from the surprise merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies, including the prospect for better margins for suppliers and perhaps the chance to bid for any units put up for divestment....
2019-06-20 15:00

Manchester United fans top list of arrests involving racism as a factor • 27 supporters at Old Trafford fulfilled category from 2014-18• Club says percentage of fanbase is ‘minuscule’Manchester United supporters have been involved in more football-related arrests where racism was an aggravating factor or feature than any...
2019-06-18 04:00

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further talks with Crystal Palace this weekend aimed at agreeing a fee for Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the player...
2019-06-15 18:17

China Ready To Hit Back At United States With Rare Earths: Reports China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions......
2019-05-29 15:00

Football transfer rumours: Paul Pogba to get Manchester United pay boost? Today’s fluff don’t need to be no deeper Manchester United have returned to Crystal Palace with a second offer for Aaron Wan-Bissaka, this time a downpayment of £35m with another £15m to come, but the Eagles are still not interested – the Mail and th...
2019-06-18 14:17