Edition:
United States

Catherine Koppel

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor

Jun 07 2019

NEW YORK The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor. | Video

Germany lacked team spirit, says 1990 World Cup winner Matthaeus

Jun 28 2018

MOSCOW Defending champions Germany lacked personality and team spirit, contributing to their shock World Cup first-round exit, their former World Cup-winning captain Lothar Matthaeus said on Thursday.

Just enjoy yourselves, Zlatan tells Swedes

Jun 14 2018

MOSCOW Sweden's former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said on Thursday that they should simply enjoy themselves at the World Cup because without him in the team there was no expectation.

Motor racing - As driving career ends Patrick remains driven

Apr 18 2018

NEW YORK Danica Patrick may soon no longer be a race car driver but the only woman to win an IndyCar race remains as driven as ever as she speeds towards one last Indianapolis 500 and the end of a ground-breaking career.

Transgender Italian held for second time in Sochi

Feb 17 2014

SOCHI, Russia A transgender former member of Italy's parliament was detained by Russian police for the second time in 24 hours on Monday for trying to stage a gay rights protest at the Winter Olympics.

Transgender Italian held for second time in Sochi

Feb 17 2014

SOCHI, Russia A transgender former member of Italy's parliament was detained by Russian police for the second time in 24 hours on Monday for trying to stage a gay rights protest at the Winter Olympics.

Transgender ex-member of Italy assembly held in Sochi

Feb 17 2014

SOCHI, Russia A transgender former member of Italy's parliament said on Monday she had been detained by Russian police for about three hours for trying to stage a gay rights protest at the Winter Olympics.

Usain Bolt fired up for world championships despite rivals' absence

Aug 04 2013

MOSCOW Usain Bolt is determined not to let the absence of some of his main rivals make him drop his guard as he tries to win back the 100 metres world title he lost two years ago.

Bolt fired up for worlds despite rivals' absence

Aug 04 2013

MOSCOW Usain Bolt is determined not to let the absence of some of his main rivals make him drop his guard as he tries to win back the 100 metres world title he lost two years ago.

Russian Punk band member starts hunger strike to protest court ruling

May 22 2013

Berezniki, Russia A member of the Pussy Riot band who was jailed over a protest against President Vladimir Putin in a Russian cathedral said on Wednesday she was starting a hunger strike after she was barred from a parole hearing. | Video

World News