Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Marta dedicates World Cup record to 'anyone fighting for equality'

France - Marta secured her place among the legends of football on Tuesday after the Brazilian become the World Cup's ...

Global forced displacement tops 70 million

Yet again, wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest ...

June 20 declared holiday in Dagupan City

DAGUPAN CITY, June 19 (PIA) -- The Malacanang Palace has declared June 20, Thursday, as a special non-working day in ...

Tanning industry uses cheap prices, promos to attract young people

Washington D.C. [USA], June 18 (ANI): Indoor tanning known to increase the risk of melanoma cancer lags in regulation while ...

Real Madrid signing Rodrygo identifies with Neymar, Robinho

Madrid - Real Madrid's new signing Rodrygo has said he models his game on Neymar and Robinho as the 18-year-old ...

South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle 'hidden hunger'

South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases ...

SA finds a credit rating, once lost, is hard to regain

Lesetja Kganyago, then the top official at Treasury, was taking a break at Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro between ...

Vargas at the double as Chile rout Japan

Sao Paulo - Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defense of their Copa America crown with an emphatic ...

Radamel Falcao backs Messi after Argentina lose to Colombia

Leeds [UK], June 18 (ANI): Colombia player Radamel Falcao has backed Argentina bigwig Lionel Messi saying that fans are never ...

Five films not to miss from the 2019 Sydney Film Festival

A "top five" list from a major film festival will inevitably annoy many people, because, by necessity, there are many ...

Thousands of asylum seekers left waiting at the US-Mexico border

Over the past three months, the number of Central Americans arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has jumped exponentially, and total ...

Kenya-born Rio marathon silver medal winner banned

Paris - Kenyan-born Bahraini Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa, who won marathon silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016, has been suspended ...

City in the mix for Barcelona flop Coutinho?

Cape Town - Reports claim Manchester City are one of three clubs considering making a move for Barcelona midfielder Philippe ...

10 dead in Paraguay prison riot

Asuncion [Paraguay], Jun 17 (ANI): At least 10 people died during a riot in the San Pedro prison here on ...

Neymar in question as PSG chief blasts club's 'celebrity behaviour'

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi warned Neymar and his other highly-paid stars on Sunday that they must shape-up ...

Simbine wins 100m title at Boston Games track meet

Boston - South Africa's Akani Simbine and reigning world 60m indoor champion Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast won 100m ...

Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown

A top Sudanese general vowed on Sunday to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on ...

Brazil Senate Blocks Bolsonaro Move to Ease Gun Carrying

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Brazil';s Senate overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the ...

Siamand Rahman Aims to Set New Record in Tokyo 2020

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian two-time Paralympic champion Siamand Rahman says he will give his all in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ...

Dominican Republic: Policies Fuel Teen Pregnancy

(New York) - Adolescent girls in the Dominican Republic are being denied their sexual and reproductive rights, including access to ...

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Traumatic times for Syrians as war continues unabated

NEW YORK, New York - Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped ...

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video sentenced for 21 months

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Philip Arps, a man from New Zealand, has been jailed for 21 months after sending the ...

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi buried in Cairo after death in trial

CAIRO, Egypt - The former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, is now buried after he died in court after suffering a ...

Human civilization at a critical crossroad

At some point in the distant future, when alien lifeforms visit Planet Earth and find proof of its original race ...

Grisly deaths for 10 detainees in gang fight in Paraguay penitentiary

ASUNCION, Paraguay - Ten prisoners in a jail in Paraguay have been killed after a riot broke out on Sunday.Half ...

George Clooney Fraudsters Finally Caught in Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand - Francesco Galdelli and Vanja Goffi had been dubbed as the Italian versions of Bonnie and Clyde.Both are ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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