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Three Rockets Hit US Embassy In Protest-Hit Iraqi Capital

Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq’s capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands of protesters kept up anti-government sit-ins across the country. The...

Henderson, Bronze Voted England’s Players Of The Year

Jordan Henderson and Lucy Bronze have won the England player of the year awards for 2019. Liverpool midfielder Henderson won the men’s award ahead of second-placed Raheem Sterling and third-placed Harry Kane. Bronze finished on top...

Real Beat Atletico On Penalties To Win Spanish Super Cup

Thibaut Courtois proved the hero in a penalty shoot-out on Sunday as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid in Saudi Arabia to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup. Two imperious goalkeepers came out on...

Again! Rockets Hit Baghdad Housing US Embassy In Iraq

Two rockets crashed late Wednesday into the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone, the high-security enclave where foreign embassies including the US mission are based, security sources told AFP. The attack came nearly 24 hours after Tehran...

176 Killed As Ukrainian Jet Crash

All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine...

Ronaldo Scores First Serie A Hat-Trick As Ibrahimovic Returns To Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first Serie A hat-trick to lift Juventus top of the table with a 4-0 win over Cagliari on Monday, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic made an “emotional” return for AC Milan in...

Somali Jihadists Kill Three Americans In Attack On Kenyan Military Base

Attackers breached heavy security at Camp Simba at dawn but were pushed back and four jihadists killed, said army spokesman Colonel Paul Njuguna. The American military, however, said three US citizens died in the attack...

Sudan Plane Crash, Kills All On Board

A plane carrying Sudanese judges and injured people crashed on Thursday in the Darfur region of Sudan, with all those on board killed, according to the Sudanese Red Crescent. The Antonov plane was travelling from the...

Marijuana Now Legal In Illinois, 11,000 Convicts Pardoned

Marijuana dispensaries in Chicago and throughout Illinois opened their doors to recreational users on Wednesday morning, the first day of legal recreational weed sales in the state. On Tuesday, Gov. JB Pritzker issued 11,017 pardons...

Uruguay Seizes Record Haul of Cocaine

Uruguayan authorities seized a record haul of 4.4 tonnes of cocaine at the port of Montevideo in what the navy described Friday as "the biggest blow to drug trafficking in the country's history." In a...
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