After the murder of a Philippine maid in Kuwait, domestic helpers are streaming back to Manila with tales of abusive employers -- but many are still prepared to take their chances overseas again. My body was bruised but I would not (go home)," said Marissa Dalot, 40, who labouredRead More »
Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, officials and local media said. According to local press reports an unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at an Orthodox church in the town of Kizlyar in the
Petra Kvitova fought back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza on Sunday to win the Qatar Open, a victory which will take her back into the world's top 10. It is the first time Kvitova has been ranked among the world's elite since a horrific knife attack at her home in December 2016 left
Dutchman Joost Luiten captured his sixth European Tour title on Sunday when he edged out England's Chris Wood by two shots at the inaugural Oman Open.
Belgian Thierry Neuville of Hyundai showed relentless focus to win the atypical "ice and snow" Rally of Sweden on Sunday having led the field since Friday.
Kevin Gameiro came off the bench to score one goal and make another for Diego Costa as Atletico Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0 in La Liga on Sunday. It was another clinical performance from Diego Simeone's side, who have now recorded four consecutive league victories, all without their mean defence
Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. The Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket ...
Latvia's prime minister says the head of the country's central bank has been detained amid accusations of bribery and money laundering in the European nation's financial system
Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a "Christ-like" figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement. Everett penned, directed and starred in his years-long passion project about the flamboyant
President Donald Trump acknowledged Sunday that Russia was succeeding beyond its "wildest dreams" in sowing discord within the US but once more refrained from directly challenging Moscow over its election meddling. In a mash of tweets, Trump blamed former president Barack Obama for failing
Mario Gomez fired Stuttgart to a 1-0 victory over southern rivals Augsburg on Sunday, lifting the struggling side four points clear of the bottom three. Gomez’s first-half strike was enough to secure a first away win of the season for Stuttgart, and inflict a first home defeat on neighbours Augsburg
The company responsible for the 'wobbly line' that caused confusion during Manchester United's debut using the controversial video assistant referee (VAR) system has apologised for a technical error. Juan Mata thought he had put United 2-0 up against Huddersfield Town just before half-time
Virat Kohli limped off the field before India completed another dominant performance over South Africa in the first Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were mainly responsible for India’s 28-run win, just two days after the tourists completed
Napoli matched Juventus with a 1-0 win over SPAL on Sunday to regain top spot in Italy from the champions who had earlier won the Turin derby by the same score. Napoli -- shocked 3-1 at home by RB Leipzig in the Europa League -- stayed top with a narrow home victory at their San Paulo Stadium and injury-depleted
Nice captain Dante scored his first Ligue 1 goal for the club in a 1-1 draw with Claudio Ranieri's Nantes on Sunday to snap a four-match losing run. The result bumped Nantes back up to fifth, while Mario Balotelli's Nice -- who lost 3-2 to Lokomotiv Moscow in the Europa League on Thursday --
For families who have searched years for missing loved ones, donating a sample of their DNA is often a last, desperate act to confirm their worst fears. New York City's medical examiner is leading a nationwide ...
Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th career title. The 36-year-old, the oldest No.1 in history, thrashed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided final. This is absolutely amazing, I'm really pleased."
World champion Nao Kodaira shook off the pressure of the biggest race of her life Sunday to become Japan's first female Olympic speed-skating gold medallist by capturing the 500m title. Coming off a silver-medal 1,000m effort, Kodaira dethroned two-time defending champion Lee Sang-hwa of South Korea
Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national film makers guild announced in a statement. Ouedraogo produced or directed some 40 films from the 1980s to the 2000s, set in Africa and often exploring the strains between modern urban
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday accused judges of unfairly "throwing out" skier Anton Kushnir from the Olympic final, after rousing the country's diplomats the night before to get them to complain to the IOC. Kushnir, the Belarusian gold medalist at the Sochi Olympic Games
Latvia's top banking official, a key member of the European Central Bank, was detained Sunday after being questioned for hours by anti-corruption authorities amid accusations of bribery and money laundering ...
Opener Kusal Mendis hit a blazing half-century as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 75 runs in the second Twenty20 international to complete a 2-0 series sweep on Sunday. Sri Lanka rode on Mendis' 70 off 42 deliveries to post 210-4 and then bowled out the hosts for 135 in Sylhet. Skipper Mahmudullah
Sweden, which took 2014 silver at Sochi, defeated Finland 3-1 while the Czech Republic downed Switzerland 4-1 and the Canadians blanked South Korea 4-0 to book a last-eight date. "It's a big win," Sweden's Joel Lundqvist said.
Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available. The "March for our Lives" will take place on March 24, with sister marches
Iranian officials said rescue teams would work through the night, battling blizzard conditions to find a passenger plane that disappeared in the Zagros mountains on Sunday with 66 people aboard. Iran's Red Crescent said the search for Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, which disappeared from radar 45
Poland on Sunday sought to defend remarks by its prime minister which Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called "unacceptable" and tantamount to denying the Holocaust. "The comments of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki during a discussion in Munich were by no means intended to deny the