• Rio 2016: Gold gives Cancellara 'perfect' end to career
Rio 2016: Gold gives Cancellara 'perfect' end to career

Froome, the Tour de France champion, was bidding to emulate Sir Bradley Wiggins by winning the Tour and Olympic gold in the same year. After hours of hard work in the Men's Road Race on Saturday, Geraint Thomas came crashing out of the competition in the downhill section towards the end of the race.

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  • Syrian rescue worker says 3 die in suspected chlorine attack
Syrian rescue worker says 3 die in suspected chlorine attack

Prove that you are friends of Syrians". The rebel groups' unity this time, however, seemed mostly to be born of unease at the gradual advances made by government forces since Russia's entry into the war. In the last month in Syria, it said, there have been 42 attacks on hospitals and clinics. Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, ...

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  • Khizr Khan: John McCain was my son's 'hero'
Khizr Khan: John McCain was my son's 'hero'

The embarrassing turn of events started when Mr Khan and his wife, Ghazala, appeared at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to speak about their son's sacrifice. "He'll probably go down as the worst president in the history of our country", Trump said. But Karen Vaughn, whose son Aaron, a Navy SEAL, died in Afghanistan, said she left...

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  • Fidel Castro: Cuba's Fidel Castro Turns 90 on Satuday
Fidel Castro: Cuba's Fidel Castro Turns 90 on Satuday

Revellers get ready at Malecon seafront before performing at a carnival parade in Havana, Cuba. "This is the best gift we can give him, this party", said Leydis Campos, 25, a dancer in a lime green outfit, her eyelids caked in glitter. "Modern medical techniques have allowed me to scrutinise the universe", wrote Castro , who stepped down as Cuba...

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  • Biden to visit Turkey amid coup attempt dispute
Biden to visit Turkey amid coup attempt dispute

The news comes as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced that US Vice President Joe Biden will visit Turkey, the first by a Western leader since the failed coup. In the meantime, Yildirim said that more than 81,000 people have been suspended or dismissed from work over suspected links to the group behind the July 15 attempted coup.

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  • Liverpool boss Klopp: Players win league titles, not big-name managers
Liverpool boss Klopp: Players win league titles, not big-name managers

Liverpool face the Gunners on Sunday with a number of injury problems, and Klopp confirmed that James Milner and Daniel Sturridge both face a challenge to be fit in time. "But they had an exceptional season and you have to congratulate them". The transfer window is usually the part of the summer that fans look forward to because the idea of addi...

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  • Stretham rail crash: Train hits Land Rover on railway line
Stretham rail crash: Train hits Land Rover on railway line

East of England Ambulance Service said the man, thought to be in his 40s, required critical care at the scene for his injuries and was flown to Addenbrooke's for further care. Network Rail spokesman Ross Easton said: "At around 2.30pm, the 1354 Great Northern Kings Lynn - London King's Cross train struck a vehicle at a level crossing between Ely an...

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  • Kurds backed by United States special forces killed ISIS' oil overseer
Kurds backed by United States special forces killed ISIS' oil overseer

Harrigan, who recently took over command of air operations in the Middle East, said coalition war planes had been striking targets in both cities in recent months. Iraqi forces have captured a number of towns south of Mosul and began to seal it off. The general also downplayed the role of USA military forces, declaring they were only playing an "...

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  • Ethiopia's Ayana smashes world record to win 10000m gold
Ethiopia's Ayana smashes world record to win 10000m gold

Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - It didn't take long for the debate to start on whether the world had just witnessed a magical moment or a freak show in an extraordinary Olympic 10,000-metre final. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Tirunesh Dibaba earned bronze in 29:42.56, a personal record. She's 24, and she'll get two more chances to take gold i...

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  • Turkey seeks 32 fugitive diplomats in post-coup inquiry
Turkey seeks 32 fugitive diplomats in post-coup inquiry

The extradition moves expand a domestic purge that authorities say targets a "parallel state" set up by followers of US -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey accuses of orchestrating the coup plot. "All of the countries in the region must cooperate to bring peace in Syria and fight against extremism", Zarif said during the event. He t...

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  • Multiple blasts kill 4 in Thailand
Multiple blasts kill 4 in Thailand

The attacks occurred south of Bangkok and several of the blasts - including one on Patong beach in the tourist town of Phuket and four in the seaside resort city of Hua Hin - appeared created to strike the tourism industry, which provides vital income to the government.

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  • Medical Pot Patients Can Now Legally Grow Weed at Home In Canada
Medical Pot Patients Can Now Legally Grow Weed at Home In Canada

The Canadian government says medical marijuana patients will be able to grow their own cannabis under new regulations that come into effect later this month. The change permits authorized patients to grow a "limited amount" of cannabis for medical needs. If a patient is prescribed a gram a day for example, they can grow two plants outdoors or fiv...

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  • Philippines, Japan to China: Respect law in sea row
Philippines, Japan to China: Respect law in sea row

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry reportedly said the information about the rocket launchers is "inaccurate". Relations have cooled since a UN-backed tribunal ruled last month that China's claims over most of the South China Sea were invalid, in a sweeping victory for the Philippines which brought the case.

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  • Eagles coach preparing for possible Lane Johnson suspension
Eagles coach preparing for possible Lane Johnson suspension

The rookie efficiently guided the team 72 yards downfield over 10 plays - firing off three straight completions at one point - before Tampa's Isaiah Johnson picked him off in the end zone. That was Bradford's and the first-team offense's only series of the game. S Chris Maragos recovered for Philadelphia and the home team scored three plays later,...

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  • Автопилот Tesla устроил первое ДТП в «Поднебесной»
Автопилот Tesla устроил первое ДТП в «Поднебесной»

Как передаёт maroc-journal.com , 33-летний владелец машины поведал, что ехал на работу и включил автономный режим управления. Как утверждают СМИ, в Китайской республике случилась трагедии, участником которой стал автопилот Tesla . При всем этом он признался, что в процессе езды в режиме автопилота не обращал внимания на дорогу и не держал руки ...

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  • Protests block Chevron oil depot in Nigeria
Protests block Chevron oil depot in Nigeria

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has issued a press release in response to former President Goodluck Jonathan's statement on MEND in which he denied allegations that he was one of the sponsors of the Niger Delta Avengers.

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  • Islamic State fighters taken off battlefields
Islamic State fighters taken off battlefields

The U.S., Iraq and its allies have killed more than 25,000 enemy fighters and reclaimed swaths of territory from the militant group in Iraq and Syria, trained almost 14,000 Iraqi forces and struck at Islamic State's oil and gas assets, said Lt.

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  • Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Pacific Island of Vanuatu
Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Pacific Island of Vanuatu

A powerful quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has struck the Pacific Ocean, centered far off the French region of New Caledonia, seismologists say. The 5.5 magnitude natural disaster occurred at a depth of 125 kilometres at 1:26pm. The south Pacific islands are located in an area of tectonic activity known as the "ring of fire" and routine...

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  • MS Dhoni, makers launch trailer of his biopic
MS Dhoni, makers launch trailer of his biopic

In a statement, director Neeraj Pandey said, " Dhoni is a sensation across the country". Team MS Dhoni plans to visit DAV Public School in Delhi to showcase the trailer of the film. First two to three days I asked him some questions and he answered them calmly. When I got a job there was security that even if cricket doesn't happen, then I hav...

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  • Parents of two Americans killed in Libya file lawsuit against Hilary Clinton
Parents of two Americans killed in Libya file lawsuit against Hilary Clinton

Four Americans, including US ambassador Christopher Stevens , were killed in the attack at the USA mission compound. A lawyer who filed a wrongful death suit against Hillary Clinton on Monday says the case will bring justice to the families of those who died in Benghazi in 2012.

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