Africa:Why African Teams Fell Short At the World Cup – Again

Africa:Why African Teams Fell Short At the World Cup – Again

Photo: Etienne Laurent/EPA/BackpagePix Francis Uzoho in action as Nigeria’s goalkeeper in the Super Eagles’ match against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. analysis By Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu, University of Texas At Tyler At every World Cup tournament since...
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Ethiopia and Eritrea Declare an End to Their War

Ethiopia and Eritrea Declare an End to Their War

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Monday formally declared an end to their “state of war,” a two-decade-long standoff that followed a brutal war over their shared border. The official end of hostilities is expected to bring some stability to a part...
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Erdogan unveils cabinet, names son-in-law as finance chief

Erdogan unveils cabinet, names son-in-law as finance chief

Trump nominates conservative Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court Read more Rescuers start to extract final five from Thai cave Read more Jeremy Hunt named new UK foreign secretary Read more Widow of Nobel dissident leaves China for Europe Read more...
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Nicaragua unrest: Bishop’s anger as people die in clashes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protests have gripped Nicaragua since April A Nicaraguan bishop has accused the government of using extreme violence after 14 people were reportedly killed over the weekend. Rolando Alvarez, bishop of Matagalpa, said an operat...
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Thai Cave Rescue Live Updates: More Boys Are on Their Way Out

Thai Cave Rescue Live Updates: More Boys Are on Their Way Out

— Muktita Suhartono, at the Tham Luang Cave Why a 15 percent oxygen level has rescuers worried On Friday, a Thai Navy SEAL commander said the oxygen level in the boys’ cavern was about 15 percent and falling. That is...
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Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

Image copyright PA Image caption Dominic Raab is a former chief of staff to Mr Davis Dominic Raab has been appointed Brexit Secretary by Theresa May after David Davis resigned from the government. Mr Raab, who is currently housing minister,...
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Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Eight members of a youth football team and their coach remain trapped in a cave in northern Thailand as rescuers enter the second day of an operation to extract them.  Four out of 12 boys were pulled out on Sunday...
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France’s Marine Le Pen condemns 2m-euro party funding block

France’s Marine Le Pen condemns 2m-euro party funding block

Image copyright Reuters French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says her National Rally (RN) party is being “assassinated” by judges who blocked €2m (£1.7m) of public funding for it. The RN – formerly the National Front (FN) – is accus...
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Maxwell contrite after missing handshake in T20 tri-series final

Maxwell contrite after missing handshake in T20 tri-series final

4:52 AM ET Glenn Maxwell, the Australia allrounder, has admitted his apparent snub to Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed following Pakistan’s victory in the triangular series final in Harare appeared to be an “unsportsmanlike” gesture, though he ...
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Africa:Deaths on Mediterranean Rise as Anti-migrant Attitudes Harden

Africa:Deaths on Mediterranean Rise as Anti-migrant Attitudes Harden

By Lisa Schlein The U.N. refugee agency says would-be migrants continue to die trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. The agency says anti-migrant attitudes are complicating efforts to save sinking boats. The U.N. refugee agency says asylum seekers.....
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