EPL: Traore’s late strike for Wolves piles misery on West Ham

EPL: Traore’s late strike for Wolves piles misery on West Ham

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Adama Traore scores their first goal. (REUTERS/David Klein)   Reuters   West Ham United’s pre-season optimism after a spate of big-money signings continued to drain away as they conceded late on for a 1-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday that left them bottom of the Premier League.   Wolves substitute Adama Traore […]

EPL: Sheffield United thrash Villa, Derby and Brentford win

EPL: Sheffield United thrash Villa, Derby and Brentford win

Sheffield United’s Jack O’Connell reacts after Oliver Norwood scores from a free kick. (Action Images/Paul Burrows)   London, September 2 (Reuters): Sheffield United thumped last season’s promotion playoff runners-up Aston Villa 4-1 to move up to third in the English Championship on Saturday while Derby County and Brentford continued their impressive starts to the season.   […]

Another blank for Ronaldo, another win for Juventus

Another blank for Ronaldo, another win for Juventus

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo in action against  Parma on September 1. (REUTERS/Alberto Lingria)   Milan, September 2 (Reuters): Cristiano Ronaldo was left waiting for his first Juventus goal after drawing another blank as the titleholders won 2-1 at Parma in Serie A on Saturday to maintain their 100 percent record.   An early Mario Mandzukic goal and […]

Salma Hayek enjoys romantic day out in Venice

Salma Hayek enjoys romantic day out in Venice

Los Angeles, September 2 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek is enjoying her time with husband Francois-Henri Pinault.   The 51-year-old actress and her French husband enjoyed a romantic boat ride during the 75th Venice Film Festival on Friday. Hayek was spotted sweetly wrapping her arms around Pinault, 56, as the two admired the city’s beauty.   […]

Ariana Grande makes people angry at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Ariana Grande makes people angry at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Detroit, September 2 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande, who performed at the funeral of late legendary singer Aretha Franklin, faced criticism from twitteratis for wearing short dress at the funeral.   The 24-year-old, who sang soulful songs like “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” at the funeral, got accused for disrespecting Franklin by wearing […]

No second Brexit referendum, says British PM

No second Brexit referendum, says British PM

London, September 2 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday ruled out the possibility of a second Brexit referendum, claiming that it would be “a gross betrayal of the British democracy”.   Her comments came as a signed article by May appeared on the Daily Telegraph website Saturday night.   “This government will fulfill […]

US cancels $300 mn aid to Pakistan over terror groups

US cancels $300 mn aid to Pakistan over terror groups

A State Department contractor adjust a Pakistan national flag before a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on the sidelines of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism at the State Department in Washington February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Files   Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) […]

Connectivity, trade bigger priorities for Bimstec than counter-terrorism

New Delhi, September 2 (IANS) Though combating terrorism finds mention in the joint declaration issued following the conclusion of the Bimstec Summit in Kathmandu, the fact of the matter is that connectivity, trade, people-to-people ties and cultural linkages are the larger priorities of the seven-nation regional bloc that is now growing in prominence.   If […]

Governments ‘not on track’ to cap temperatures at below 2 degrees: U.N.

Governments ‘not on track’ to cap temperatures at below 2 degrees: U.N.

Smoke billows from the chimneys of Belchatow Power Station, Europe’s biggest coal-fired power plant, in this May 7, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Peter Andrews/Files   BANGKOK, September 2 (Reuters) – Governments are not on track to meet a goal of the 2015 Paris agreement of capping temperatures well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) before […]

Demonstrators call on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

Demonstrators call on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

People march to show solidarity for jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo two days before a local court is due to deliver verdict against them on charges of breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act in Yangon, Myanmar, September 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang   YANGON, September 2 (Reuters) – Dozens of people marched […]

Far-right, anti-fascist protests end peacefully in German city

Far-right, anti-fascist protests end peacefully in German city

People protest against a demonstration of Anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Chemnitz, Germany September 1, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke   CHEMNITZ, Germany, September 2 (Reuters) – German police in the eastern city of Chemnitz on Saturday halted a march by far-right groups protesting last weekend’s fatal stabbing of a man, allegedly by two migrants, […]

Japan PM Abe says relations with China back on ‘normal track’: paper

Japan PM Abe says relations with China back on ‘normal track’: paper

TOKYO, September 2 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed confidence in improving ties with China and said the countries’ relationship had returned to a “normal track”, in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.   Abe, who is expected to visit China at the end of October, was also quoted as saying he hoped […]