THE HAGUE: Hundreds of protesters marched against the introduction of a "corona pass" in the Netherlands on Saturday (Sep 25), as proof of COVID-19 vaccination became compulsory to get into bars, restaurants, theatres and other venues.The new requirement to show the pass or a recent negative coronavirus t
PERTH, Australia : A fast-finishing Melbourne Demons ended a 57-year premiership wait on Saturday, claiming the Australian Football League's top honour with a 74-point Grand Final victory against a shell-shocked Western Bulldogs under lights at Perth Stadium.Christian Petracca amassed 40 disposals and two
BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday (Sep 25) urged Germans to give her would-be successor Armin Laschet the vote to shape Germany's future, in a last-ditch push to shore up his beleaguered campaign 24 hours before Germans vote.Laschet, 60, has been trailing his Social Democrat challenger Olaf Sch
SYDNEY :Australia rode an early two-try burst to a comfortable 27-8 victory over Argentina in the Rugby Championship in Townsville on Saturday, winning three successive tests for the first time in four years. If the match lacked the quality of the New Zealand-South Africa clash which preceded it at North Q
In a U-turn, the British government is expected to ease visa rules for truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have triggered long lines at gas stations and some shuttered pumps.
WASHINGTON: The US arm of Britain's Rolls Royce won a contract worth up to US$2.6 billion on Friday (Sep 24) to supply engines for the US Air Force's B-52H bomber fleet, the Air Force announced.The company's Indianapolis, Indiana manufacturing unit was awarded a US$500.9 million "indefinite-delivery/indef
Iranian FM Hossein Amirabdollahian has again refrained from saying exactly when Tehran plans to return to talks aimed at reviving the nuclear deal, instead philosophizing about the meaning of the word “soon” in Iran and the West.
On Friday, Amirabdollahian told reporters in New York that the stalled negotiations on bringing back the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) are going to continue “very soon,” but didn’t give a specific date.
An attempt to clarify his statement by the Iranian state-run broadcaster IRINN on Saturday also tr...more
As Germany goes to the polls on Sunday in general elections that mark the end of the 16-year Angela Merkel era, the extreme-left party Die Linke stands a greater chance than ever of forming part of a new government – despite its roots in East Germany’s ruling Communists and radical foreign policy making it anathema to many voters.