Thursday, October 18, 2018

American billionaire Stan Kroenke makes $777m offer for 100% ownership of...

(CNN)The takeover battle for English Premier League side Arsenal between American and Russian billionaires could be about to end. On Tuesday, Arsenal majority shareholder Stan...

Turkey takes action in bid to curb currency crisis

Turkey's central bank has said it is ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira. It has...

‘No more apologies’: Pope’s visit fails to soothe Irish fury over...

Delivering Mass under stormy Dublin skies, Pope Francis gave an unplanned speech on abuse to hundreds of thousands of faithful in leafy Phoenix Park and asked...

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in airstrike, US says

The head of ISIS in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed Orakzai, also known as Sad Arhabi, and 10 other ISIS fighters were killed Saturday night in...

China ‘training for strikes’ on US targets

China's military "is likely training for strikes" against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says...

Zimbabwe election: International calls for restraint

The US embassy in Harare urged the army to "use restraint" on Twitter, saying the country had an "historic opportunity" for a brighter future. Human...

Europe’s heat record could be broken in Spain and Portugal

As Europe bakes in another heatwave, forecasters say the all-time temperature record could be broken in the coming days. The current European record is 48C...

Mary Ellis – last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots –...

Mary Ellis - last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots - dies aged 101 Mary Ellis flew 400 Spitfires after she joined up in 1941....

Trump is right. His trade war with China is causing a...

On Friday, President Donald Trump canceled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to North Korea, citing the lack of progress on denuclearization and blaming...

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections Supporters of cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI), gesture to party songs, as they celebrate...

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