Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:08:41 GMT
Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world’s largest planemakers as they arrive at this week’s Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:01:16 GMT
Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, was released from prison on Monday and vowed to soon join the latest round of protests.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:18:40 GMT
An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which saw her admit to lesser charges.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:04:48 GMT
Electricity services have been restored to more than 70 percent of Argentina and Uruguay following a massive blackout that left around 48 million people without power on Sunday, authorities said.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:40:25 GMT
Candidates to become Britain's next prime minister clashed over Brexit strategy at their first debate on Sunday but the frontrunner, Boris Johnson, dodged the confrontation.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 16:49:03 GMT
Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:49:48 GMT
The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor faced off in a political debate Sunday, a week before the city is set to hold a repeat of the election an opposition candidate won and Turkey's governing party successfully challenged.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 16:50:47 GMT
Sweden produced a breathtaking display of attacking football to thrash Thailand 5-1 on Sunday and book their place in the last 16 of the women's World Cup, while the US entered the next stage with similar aplomb, dispatching Chile 3-0.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:26:16 GMT
Thousands rallied on Sunday to demand the full retraction of a controversial extradition bill, with organisers saying almost 2 million attended the march. Official estimates of the size of the protest were expected later in the day.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:19:38 GMT
Voting in Guatemala's presidential election ended on Sunday, following a tumultuous campaign that saw two leading candidates barred from running and the top electoral crimes prosecutor flee the corruption-weary country.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:51:59 GMT
The Nigerian women’s football team are training hard in preparation for their match against the French hosts on June 17 – hoping that they won’t undergo a repeat of their 8-0 drubbing at the hands of Les Bleues last year.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 15:00:44 GMT
Security forces in Central African Republic beat and detained two journalists working for French news wire Agence France-Presse (AFP) covering a banned opposition protest in the capital Bangui, the reporters said Sunday.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:50:22 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a “decisive stand”, but said that the kingdom does not want a war in the region.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:06:00 GMT
Dorsaf Ganouati made history on Saturday when she became the first female to referee a top-level football match in Tunisia, overseeing a Tunisian league match in the city of Rades.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:16:25 GMT
Nearly two decades after France phased out conscription for men, some 2,000 teenagers on Sunday began a pilot programme for a new national civic service, a pet project of French President Emmanuel Macron.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:26:19 GMT
Maurizio Sarri left Chelsea on Sunday after one season to return to Italy to manage Juventus.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:34:49 GMT
The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze that shocked the world, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:50:44 GMT
As Notre-Dame holds its first mass Saturday since a devastating fire two months ago, billionaire French donors who pledged hundreds of millions for rebuilding have "yet to pay a penny", a spokesman for the cathedral said.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 09:36:31 GMT
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 13:34:38 GMT
A 600-metre-long, biodegradable work of graffiti by French artist Saype on the Champs de Mars in Paris honours migrant rescuers, in the first of a series of works on this park next to the Eiffel Tower.