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Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:26
SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Yang Hak-seon, the South Korean gymnast known as the "God of Vault," is determined to prove he's more than a one-trick pony. In an interview last weekend during practice at...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:26
WASHINGTON, July 28 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill calling for strengthening financial sanctions on North Korea and holding officials of the totalitarian nation...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:25
SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean presidential consultative body said Tuesday it will host a forum with Chinese pundits this week, an event coinciding with the mood of closer ties between...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:24
Kemar Bailey-Cole maintained Jamaica's 100m men's supremacy in the absence of illustrious teammate Usain Bolt at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, but Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare spoiled their hopes...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:24
Senior American military officers are discussing the possibility of providing Ukraine with more precise intelligence that would allow it to target missiles held by pro-Russian forces, US officials...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:24
Commonwealth Games medals table on Monday (gold, silver, bronze, total): Australia 30 25 32 87 England 27 24 23 74 Scotland 13 8 12 33 South Africa 9 7 8 24...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:24
A moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Tuesday, US seismologists said. The quake struck at 9 am local time (2300 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) 70 kilometres...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:24
Japan's jobless rate edged up to 3.7 percent in June from 3.5 percent in the previous month, official data showed Tuesday. Markets had expected the June unemployment rate to remain flat at 3.5...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:23
A US judge on Monday gave the go-ahead for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling could not...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:23
Results on Monday from the first day of the $1.9 million (1.4m euros) Washington Open (x denotes seed): Men 1st rd Benoit Paire (FRA) bt Frank Dancevic (CAN) 6-4, 6-0 Robby Ginepri (USA) bt...
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Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:23
Jamaica might not have had Usain Bolt on the starting blocks, but track's biggest star was quick to laud teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole for winning the Caribbean island's third consecutive men's 100m at...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
Burundi's ruling party is carrying out a "relentless campaign of intimidation" against opposition and critics, ahead of presidential elections next year, Amnesty International said Tuesday. "The...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
Greek officials will meet with the country's EU-IMF creditors in September in Paris instead of Athens, an official close to the lenders said Monday. Partially confirming earlier Greek media reports...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
The scaly anteater, which looks like an artichoke with legs and a tail, is being eaten out of existence as its tasty meat is served up at banquets across Asia, conservationists said Tuesday. The...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
GAZA, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Israeli war jets struck early Tuesday morning the house of Ismail Haneya, deputy chief of Islamic Hamas movement, in western Gaza city's Beach refugee camp, Hamas media and...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
A Maltese worker who was abducted by Libyan rebels on the outskirts of Tripoli on July 17 has been freed and arrived home safely in Valletta on Monday, authorities said. Martin Galea, 40, a health...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
UNITED NATIONS, July 28 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese envoy on Monday called for enhanced peacekeeping cooperation and coordination between the United Nations and regional organizations so as to maximize...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:22
Six Palestinians were killed by Israeli artillery fire at the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip Tuesday, medics said. The six include three children and two women. Another 15 people were...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
TORONTO, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Canada's main stock market Monday was little changed ahead of the release of earnings reports and Canada's GDP data this week. Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark S
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
GAZA, July 29 (Xinhua) -- New airstrikes by Israeli war jets on central and southern Gaza Strip killed early on Tuesday 16 Palestinians and wounded more than 50 others, medics and witnesses said....
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
Argentina admitted Monday it may default on some of its debts but downplayed the consequences, just two days before time expires in negotiations with hedge funds demanding full payment on their bonds...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
WASHINGTON, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Even running for only a few minutes a day can significantly reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease, a new U.S. study said Monday. "Since time is...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
Top-ranked Serena Williams, in her first tournament since looking weak in a disturbing Wimbledon exit, said her weariness was caused by a virus that had her bed-ridden for three days. Williams, who...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea logged a current account surplus for the 28th straight month in June but saw the figure slip from the previous month, central bank data showed Tuesday. The...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:21
Bloodshed in and around Gaza surged Monday with a strike killing eight Palestinian children and a mortar shell leaving dead four in Israel, shattering hopes for an end to three weeks of devastating...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:20
By Tim Cocks LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:20
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - A jury was selected on Monday to hear the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with the couple...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:20
By Alejandro Lifschitz and Daniel Bases BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina will on Tuesday meet the U.S. mediator in its battle with 'holdout' debt investors suing the country for last-...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:20
By Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar held close to a six-month peak against a basket of major currencies early on Tuesday, having gone virtually nowhere overnight as investors kept to the...