Sun, 24 Jun 2018 22:15:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to win broadly expanded powers Sunday, as unofficial election results showed him garnering enough support to avoid a runoff -- although the opposition warned results were incomplete.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 21:29:13 GMT
Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press Sunday.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:35:16 GMT
The Italian government stepped up its efforts to discourage migration Sunday by telling a Spanish aid group it didn't need help rescuing 1,000 migrants from six dinghies because it had passed responsibility for the Mediterranean Sea mission to Libya's coast guard.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:34:06 GMT
In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:10:20 GMT
Despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia, the head of Switzerland's soccer federation said Sunday he doesn't expect FIFA to suspend his players.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 17:56:00 GMT
Some 25 Jews and Muslims teamed up on tandem bicycle rides through the German capital on Sunday in a protest against growing anti-Semitism and attacks on Muslims in the country.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:19:44 GMT
It was a signature achievement by the government that took over Mexico five years ago: educational reforms aimed at improving schools, rooting out incompetent teachers and breaking the grip of unions on hiring and firing them.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:55:11 GMT
Syrian government forces advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa Sunday under the cover of airstrikes, entering new villages amid reports that the U.S. has told rebels not to expect an American intervention to defend them from the army's offensive.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:04:21 GMT
Several European Union leaders on Sunday backed plans to screen migrants in North Africa and the Balkans to see whether they are eligible for asylum, as tensions over how best to handle the arrivals of thousands of people threatens to undermine the bloc's unity.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 14:50:26 GMT
A day after being put under investigation by FIFA for complaining about the refereeing of their 2-1 World Cup defeat by Switzerland and misbehavior by fans, Serbia's football association has filed an official complaint with the sport's governing body alleging "biased officiating" by referee Feliz Brych.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 11:35:00 GMT
Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 11:00:00 GMT
Twenty-five people were injured, four severely, when an explosion ripped through an apartment building in Germany, police said.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMT
Father Jacques Lacroix, a French priest, has been suspended from all baptism and marriage celebrations following a viral video of him slapping a baby across the face during a baptism.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:28:00 GMT
Some Argentines are taking advantage of World Cup fervor.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:48:18 GMT
Syrian government troops advanced on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes Saturday, state media and opposition activists said, in a widening offensive that has shattered a U.S.-backed truce.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMT
Spain has announced it has rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa by boat.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:31:31 GMT
Pakistani Taliban militants chose a religious scholar as their new chief in place of Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and was killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:15:00 GMT
Thousands of protesters descended on London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as Britain marked the second anniversary of its historic Brexit vote.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:03:53 GMT
In theory, it's an inconsequential match between two teams already eliminated from the World Cup.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:00:11 GMT
Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has granted honorary citizenship to striker Mohamed Salah at a banquet held to say goodbye to Egypt's World Cup squad.