News Wires

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: AFP

 2020-06-16 06:04 

AFP

More 'oomph': UK's Johnson eyes Brexit trade deal by July...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he believed stuttering post-Brexit trade talks could conclude by as early as next month, after a meeting with EU chiefs that saw both sides commit to ramping up negotiations.Both sides hoped the intervention of Jo...

 2020-06-16 06:04 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on European, Asian stocks, but Fed boosts Wall Street...

European and Asian bourses fell Monday on fears of a second wave of coronavirus infection, while US stocks shrugged off early weakness following fresh Federal Reserve announcements of emergency lending to support the struggling US economy....

 2020-06-16 06:03 

AFP

Trump to halve US troops in key NATO ally Germany...

President Donald Trump said Monday he will halve the number of US troops in Germany because Berlin is "delinquent" in contributions to NATO and treats the United States "badly" on trade....

 2020-06-16 06:03 

AFP

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship...

Senior editors at Russia's most influential business newspaper quit Monday in protest against what they say is censorship while its founder accused the new owner of seeking to destroy the daily.In an open letter published by The Bell, an independent n...

 2020-06-16 06:03 

AFP

Virus fears weigh on European, Asian stocks, but Fed boosts Wall Street...

European and Asian bourses fell Monday on fears of a second wave of coronavirus infection, while US stocks shrugged off early weakness following fresh Federal Reserve announcements of emergency lending to support the struggling US economy....

 2020-06-16 06:03 

AFP

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship...

Senior editors at Russia's most influential business newspaper quit Monday in protest against what they say is censorship while its founder accused the new owner of seeking to destroy the daily.In an open letter published by The Bell, an independent n...

 2020-06-16 05:47 

AFP

'Guardians not warriors': Atlanta mayor orders police reforms...

The mayor of Atlanta ordered immediate police reforms on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in the US city sparked further outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement.Brooks's deat...

 2020-06-16 03:56 

AFP

Rugby fixture talks fail to make progress after 'frank' exchange...

Talks on the thorny issue of how to organise the international calendar as rugby resumes broke up without a decision on Monday after a "frank" exchange of views, World Rugby said....

 2020-06-16 03:50 

AFP

US, China to hold top-level talks on tensions: reports...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top Chinese official in Hawaii Wednesday in the powers' first senior-level talks since tensions skyrocketed over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said....

 2020-06-16 03:50 

AFP

'Guardians not warriors': Atlanta mayor orders police reforms...

The mayor of Atlanta ordered immediate police reforms on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in the US city sparked further outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement.Brooks's deat...

 2020-06-16 03:37 

AFP

'Guardians not warriors': Atlanta mayor orders police reforms...

The mayor of Atlanta ordered immediate police reforms on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in the US city sparked further outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement.Brooks' death...

 2020-06-16 03:37 

AFP

US, China to hold top-level talks on tensions: reports...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top Chinese official in Hawaii Wednesday in the powers' first senior-level talks since tensions skyrocketed over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said....

 2020-06-16 03:04 

AFP

US, China to hold top-level talks on tensions: reports...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top Chinese official in Hawaii Wednesday in the powers' first senior-level talks since tensions skyrocketed over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said....

 2020-06-16 03:04 

AFP

'Guardians not warriors': Atlanta mayor orders police reforms...

The mayor of Atlanta ordered immediate police reforms on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in the US city sparked further outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement.Brooks' death...

 2020-06-16 02:49 

AFP

Late own goal sees Sevilla stutter in Champions League chase...

Sevilla suffered a setback in their bid to qualify for next season's Champions League group stage as a late own goal by Diego Carlos allowed visiting Levante to grab a 1-1 draw on Monday....

 2020-06-16 02:49 

AFP

Late own goal sees Sevilla stutter in Champions League chase...

Sevilla suffered a setback in their bid to qualify for next season's Champions League group stage as a late own goal by Diego Carlos allowed visiting Levante to grab a 1-1 draw on Monday....

 2020-06-16 02:41 

AFP

Europe reopens borders but China battles new virus outbreak...

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China locked down parts of Beijing to battle a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave of infections.In England, shops and outdoor...

 2020-06-16 02:41 

AFP

US, China to hold top-level talks on tensions: reports...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top Chinese official in Hawaii Wednesday in the powers' first senior-level talks since tensions skyrocketed over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said....

 2020-06-16 02:39 

AFP

Europe reopens borders but China battles new virus outbreak...

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China locked down parts of Beijing to battle a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave of infections.In England, shops and outdoor...

 2020-06-16 02:39 

AFP

Oscars postponed by two months due to pandemic...

Next year's Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 25 after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood's release calendar, the Academy said Monday....

 2020-06-16 02:12 

AFP

Not fade away: Venus Williams still dreaming at 40...

When Venus Williams first stepped onto a tennis court in Oakland for her professional debut in 1994, the Rolling Stones were playing a concert next door at a neighbouring stadium....

 2020-06-16 01:51 

AFP

Gender no issue for Bronze in England women's manager choice...

Lucy Bronze believes gender should not be a factor when it comes to selecting a successor to Phil Neville as England women's coach....

 2020-06-16 01:33 

AFP

Europe reopens borders but China battles new virus outbreak...

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China locked down parts of Beijing to battle a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave of infections.In England, shops and outdoor...

 2020-06-16 01:05 

AFP

Oscars postponed by two months due to pandemic...

The 93rd Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 25 after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood's release calendar, the Academy said Monday....

 2020-06-16 01:05 

AFP

Europe reopens borders but China battles new virus outbreak...

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China locked down parts of Beijing to battle a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave of infections.In England, shops and outdoor...

 2020-06-16 00:37 

AFP

Rugby fixture talks fail to make progress after 'frank' exchange...

Talks on the thorny issue of how to organise the international calendar as rugby resumes broke up without a decision on Monday after a "frank" exchange of views, World Rugby said....

 2020-06-15 23:55 

AFP

Late own goal sees Sevilla stutter in Champions League chase...

Sevilla suffered a setback in their bid to qualify for next season's Champions League group stage as a late own goal by Diego Carlos allowed visiting Levante to grab a 1-1 draw on Monday....

 2020-06-15 23:49 

AFP

Lamine Diack pleads ignorance as absent son looms over IAAF trial...

The former head of global track and field, Lamine Diack, again said he was surprised by the behaviour of his absent son as their corruption trial resumed in Paris on Monday....

 2020-06-15 23:35 

AFP

EU diplo chief calls for special China dialogue with US...

The EU's chief diplomat on Monday called for Europe and the United States to launch talks aimed at forging a common transatlantic front against an increasingly assertive China.Monday's meeting came after the US leader authorised sanctions against ...

 2020-06-15 23:35 

AFP

Oscars postponed by two months due to pandemic...

The 93rd Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 25 after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood's release calendar, the Academy said Monday....

 2020-06-15 23:35 

AFP

Oscars postponed by two months due to pandemic...

Next year's Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 25 after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood's release calendar, the Academy said Monday....

 2020-06-15 23:21 

AFP

'Football will return': Qatar virtually unveils World Cup venue...

Qatar inaugurated its latest new World Cup stadium on Monday not with a sold-out football fixture, but with a socially-distanced tribute to the workers on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus....

 2020-06-15 22:42 

AFP

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship...

Senior editors at Russia's leading business newspaper quit Monday in protest against what they say is censorship under new ownership, as a months-long dispute between journalists and management came to a head.In an open letter published by The Bell, a...

 2020-06-15 22:42 

AFP

EU diplo chief calls for special China dialogue with US...

The EU's chief diplomat on Monday called for Europe and the United States to launch talks aimed at forging a common transatlantic front against an increasingly assertive China.Monday's meeting came after the US leader authorised sanctions against ...

 2020-06-15 22:34 

AFP

Arteta ready for challenge of Premier League relaunch...

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta admits players will have to find motivation without the urgency provided by fans when the Premier League restarts on Wednesday....

 2020-06-15 22:17 

AFP

Europe reopens borders but China battles new virus outbreak...

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China was battling a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave.The pandemic is gathering pace in Latin America, and Iran, India and ...

 2020-06-15 22:17 

AFP

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship...

Senior editors at Russia's leading business newspaper quit Monday in protest against what they say is censorship under new ownership, as a months-long dispute between journalists and management came to a head.In an open letter published by The Bell, a...

 2020-06-15 22:05 

AFP

'We are done dying': protesters march on Georgia capitol...

Protesters were marching on the Georgia state capitol on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer sparked further public outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of US law enforcement."If it was my husb...

 2020-06-15 22:05 

AFP

Europe reopens borders but China battles new virus outbreak...

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China was battling a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave.The pandemic is gathering pace in Latin America, and Iran, India and ...

 2020-06-15 21:51 

AFP

US Open to go ahead as planned: reports...

The US Open tennis tournament is to go ahead as planned pending formal government approval, the New York Times reported on Monday....

 2020-06-15 21:51 

AFP

Arteta 'pretty positive' Arsenal can keep Aubameyang...

Mikel Arteta believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can be convinced to stay at Arsenal despite the Gabon striker's admission that he faces a tough decision over his future....

 2020-06-15 21:45 

AFP

Greipel extends Israel Start-Up Nation contract...

German sprinter Andre Greipel has extended his contract with Israel Start-Up Nation until 2022, the team announced on Monday....

 2020-06-15 21:07 

AFP

Burundi's new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in Thursday...

Burundi's newly-elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, the foreign ministry announced, in a ceremony fast-tracked by the sudden death of the incumbent, Pierre Nkurunziza.Nkurunziza's wife Denise Bucumi was hospitalis...

 2020-06-15 21:07 

AFP

'We are done dying': protesters march on Georgia capitol...

Protesters were marching on the Georgia state capitol on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer sparked further public outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of US law enforcement."If it was my husb...

 2020-06-15 20:51 

AFP

Russia sentences US ex-marine to 16 years in spy trial...

A Russian court on Monday sentenced former US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in a penal colony for espionage in a verdict that has outraged Washington....

 2020-06-15 20:51 

AFP

Burundi's new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in Thursday...

Burundi's newly-elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, the foreign ministry announced, in a ceremony fast-tracked by the sudden death of the incumbent, Pierre Nkurunziza.Nkurunziza's wife Denise Bucumi was hospitalis...

 2020-06-15 20:16 

AFP

Dortmund coach determined not to burn out Haaland...

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre insists he will resist the urge to rush Erling Braut Haaland back into the starting side to avoid putting the teenage striker under unnecessary strain....

 2020-06-15 20:03 

AFP

West Indies quicks excite Estwick ahead of England Tests...

The West Indies are showing signs that they are developing a pace attack that could stand comparison with the great Caribbean sides of the past, assistant coach Roddy Estwick said on Monday....

 2020-06-15 19:36 

AFP

Flick sees advantage in revamped Champions League for treble-chasing Bayern...

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick believes a revamped Champions League format could be an 'advantage' for his side, who are still in the hunt for the treble this season....

 2020-06-15 19:12 

AFP

Barca coach enjoying luxury of choice as empty Camp Nou awaits...

Barcelona coach Quique Setien rejoiced Monday in having key players like Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez fit for the hectic La Liga title run-in ahead of hosting struggling Leganes at a Camp Nou devoid of fans....

International News Wire Services

  • Need an account?  
    or