Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Ozil’s international retirement over racism claims illustrates game can’t escape political football

Ozil’s international retirement over racism claims illustrates game can’t escape political football Mesut Ozil. Photo: PA Wire Across world politics, top footballers are being sucked into tensions over immigration and the lurch to...

At Las Vegas rally, Trump backs Kavanaugh, treads carefully around accusations

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump gave a full-throated endorsement to his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tip-toed carefully around the sexual assault accusations that...

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges, says UN

A UN report has said top military figures in Myanmar must be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas. The report, based on hundreds of interviews,...

Pakistan election gets under way with Imran Khan among leadership hopefuls

Pakistan election gets under way with Imran Khan among leadership hopefuls A rancorous campaign has seen widespread allegations of manipulation. Former cricketer Imran Khan is among those vying to be Pakistan’s prime minister...

Syria brands evacuation of White Helmets ‘criminal’

Syria brands evacuation of White Helmets ‘criminal’ The foreign ministry called the move a smuggling operation designed to destabilise the country. A member of the White Helmets waving to Israeli soldiers as he...

No deal, no €43.6bn for European Union, warns UK minister

No deal, no €43.6bn for European Union, warns UK minister Dominic Raab. Photo: PA Britain will refuse to pay its £39bn (€43.6bn) divorce bill to Brussels if the European Union fails to agree...

Unai Emery offers his support Mesut Ozil after dramatic week

Unai Emery offers his support Mesut Ozil after dramatic week Ozil. Photo: Getty Images Arsenal boss Unai Emery is keen to offer Mesut Ozil a semblance of "normality" following the midfielder's controversial decision...

New Richmond Arena still on Saints’ agenda

New Richmond Arena still on Saints' agenda Garrett Kelleher, founder and executive chairman of Shelbourne development and owner of St Patrick's Athletic FC. Photo: Pat Murphy/Sportsfile Garrett Kelleher is relying on public and...

To Iranian President Rouhani: Another Trump tweet gets the meme treatment

To Iranian President Rouhani: Another Trump tweet gets the meme treatment NEVER, EVER THREATEN TO STEAL A CHIP FROM MY PLATE AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani/US President Donald...

Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field

Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field Former Citi MD Ruth Wandhöfer will join the PTSB board on October 30 US-based buyout group Lone Star and US hedge fund Elliott Management are...

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Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth

Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth Facebook’s monthly active user count was 2.23 billion, slightly behind the 2.25 billion forecast by...

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