TOUR DE FRANCE
Germany’s Greipel wins second stage of Tour de FranceAndre Greipel won the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday as Fabian Cancellara took the leader's yellow jersey.
Fidel Castro makes public appearanceFormer Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media reported on Saturday.
Kvitova toppled at Wimbledon as 'double-hit' costs TsongaDefending champion and second seed Petra Kvitova crashed out of Wimbledon on Saturday leaving just four of the top 10 women left in the tournament, while controversy marred…
Pope begins S. America visit with focus on povertyPope Francis makes his first South American trip in two years Sunday, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay -- but not his native Argentina.
USA - CHINA
Clinton attacks China over hackingU.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and “huge amounts of government information,” and of trying to…
Chile beat Argentina to win first Copa crownChile wrecked Lionel Messi’s dream of a first international title with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Argentina to end their 99-year wait for a Copa America crown here…
State of emergency declared in wake of hotel attackTunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday, saying the Islamist militant attack on a beach hotel that killed 38 foreigners had left the…
Australia's Rohann Dennis wins Tour opener in record speedAustralian Rohan Dennis proved too hot to handle as the Tour de France began with a 13.8-kilometre individual time trial through the sweltering streets of Utrecht on Saturday.
IS group releases video of mass shooting in PalmyraThe Islamic State (IS) group on Saturday released a video showing 25 Syrian government soldiers being executed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheatre in the city of Palmyra.
Syrian forces, Hezbollah close in on rebel-held ZabadaniSyrian troops backed by members of Lebanon's Hezbollah group began a major offensive Saturday under the cover of intense airstrikes to retake a rebel-held mountain resort while…
Greek finance minister accuses creditors of ‘terrorism’Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accused Athens' creditors of "terrorism" in an interview published on Saturday, a day before Greeks vote in a high-stakes referendum on…
Iran nuclear talks in endgameAfter months of intense negotiations, global powers and Iran go into a key weekend of talks Saturday amid signs they may be inching towards a historic nuclear deal to end a…