Caracas, Aug 28 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Venezuela on Saturday to boost the two countries' bilateral cooperation. In a brief interview with the state-owned Venezolana de Televisión, Zarif said that the two countries' central banks would sign an agreement
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Fashion designer Michael Kors wants to write "five books" based on his 35-year-old run at the helm of the fashion industry. Speaking about his future plans to The Hamptons Magazine, Kors said: "I think I have five books in me.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities accused the president of a mining federation and two of his top officials of the killing of deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes amid a bitter strike, officials said Saturday. Forty miners have been detained in the case.
Damascus, Aug 28 (IANS) Kurdish fighters said they had confronted an attack by the Turkey-backed rebels in northern Syria on Saturday, marking the first clash between the groups, following Ankara's military intervention in northern Syria last Wednesday. The Military Council of Jarablus, a part of
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand prop Owen Franks will not be cited over an incident in Saturday's Rugby Championship test which Australia coach Michael Cheika highlighted amid claims of eye gouging.
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Gene Sauers took the Boeing Classic lead Saturday, two weeks after his breakthrough victory in the U.S. Senior Open.
Rome, Aug 28 (IANS) Italy on Saturday observed a day of national mourning for the people who died when a powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the mountainous central regions claiming the lives of 291 persons. Flags flew at half mast across Italy as the country remembered the victims of the quake.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The 70th Little League World Series championship game is set.
MOSCOW (AP) — A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia's emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims were all young women trapped in a dressing room while changing into their work
People who hope to drive New York City's famous yellow cabs must pass tests on such details as driving rules and where they can pick up passengers. But one test they no longer have to take? Whether they ...
Damascus, Aug 28 (IANS) The second stage of evacuating the rebels from the town of Daraya west of the capital Damascus was completed on Saturday, marking the full return of that town under the Syrian military control, according to state news agency SANA. Saturday marked the completion of a deal reached
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba agreed to star in "Mechanic: Resurrection" because she and her husband are big fans of actor Jason Statham.
PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys Saturday at Priddis Greens.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska completed a dominating week at the Connecticut Open on Sunday, beating Elina Svitolina 6-1, 7-6 (3) in the final then spraying her coaches and friends with champagne.
Cape Town, Aug 28 (IANS) Implicated in a corruption scandal, the wealthy Indian Gupta family on Saturday announced its intention to sell all of its shareholding in South Africa by the end of the year. "We are already in discussions with several international prospective buyers and will soon be
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Ken Roczen completed his Lucas Oil Pro Motocross championship season with a 450 Class moto sweep Saturday in the Ironman National.
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Chloe Moretz is not "a big fan" of make-up because she prefers the au naturel appearance, which she believes makes her look "clean and fresh". Speaking about her daily beauty regime, Moretz said: "Mine is pretty simple.
Lisbon, Aug 28 (IANS) President of Portugal's autonomous government of holiday island Madeira Miguel Albuquerque said on Saturday that an urban building will be transformed into six apartments to re-house families affected by wildfires in August. Miguel Albuquerque made this announcement during
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Toni Kroos' late score ensured Real Madrid won its home opener over a feisty Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday, while Atletico Madrid stumbled in a second straight round of the Spanish league.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia coach Michael Cheika launched a blistering attack on referee Romain Poite after his team lost to New Zealand 29-9 on Saturday, saying he was "bitterly disappointed" at the Frenchman's treatment of Wallabies captain Stephen Moore.
In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a young girl to survive. The heartbreaking story of 9-year-old Giulia Rinaldo and her younger sister Giorgia was recounted ...
PARIS (AP) — Olympic champion Ruth Jebet broke the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase world record by six seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday
NEW YORK (AP) — Monica Puig gazed out at her fellow Puerto Ricans jamming the parade route, and in their eyes she saw hope.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta won his first ATP World Tour title Saturday, beating countryman Roberto Bautista Agut in 6-7 (8), 7-6 (7), 6-4 in the Winston-Salem Open.
SALTA, Argentina (AP) — A week after letting a winning chance slip through its fingers, Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday to claim only its second-ever victory over the Springboks.