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From Zimbabwe to Bolivia: what makes a military coup?

Evo Morales, president of Bolivia since 2006, resigned on November 10 following weeks of demonstrations triggered by a disputed election ...

Pumas wing Moyano joins Toulon

Paris - Argentina winger Ramiro Moyano has joined French side Toulon until the end of the season, the Top 14 ...

Nadal fires as Spain beat Russia at Davis Cup

Madrid - Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a ...

Kyrgios insists Australia can win Davis Cup after opening victory

Madrid - Nick Kyrgios has said he can beat anyone at the Davis Cup and is ready to lead Australia ...

British Lions goal soothes Coetzee's World Cup disappointment

Cape Town - Marcell Coetzee aims to put his double Rugby World Cup disappointment behind him by starring for the ...

Natural history on TV: how the ABC took Australian animals to the people

Most of us will never see a platypus or a lyrebird in the wild, but it's likely we've encountered them ...

France edge to opening win over Japan in Davis Cup

Madrid - France survived an early scare in the Davis Cup on Tuesday as the tournament's top seeds had to ...

Maradona quits as coach of Argentina's Gimnasia

Buenos Aires - Diego Maradona has quit as coach of Argentinian Superliga side Gimnasia, less than three months after taking ...

Ex-footballer arrested on suspicion of running Spain drugs ring

Madrid - Former Spanish footballer Sergio Contreras, who played for Marseille, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of heading a ...

Research finds South African men spend childcare grants wisely

As is true in other countries, the makeup of South Africa's families is diverse. The "nuclear" family (two biological parents ...

Swedish Prosecutor Dropping Assange Rape Probe

A Swedish prosecutor says she will not proceed with a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder ...

Rosberg: 'Albon left the door open' for Hamilton

Cape Town - Nico Rosberg reckons Lewis Hamilton should not have been hit with a five-second penalty in Brazil because ...

Coutinho stars as Brazil outclass South Korea in Abu Dhabi friendly

Abu Dhabi - Brazil ended a run of five games without a win by easing to a 3-0 victory over ...

Ben Laughlin signs two year deal with Brisbane Heat

Brisbane [Australia], Nov 19 (ANI): Brisbane Heat on Tuesday announced the signing of pacer Ben Laughlin for the next two ...

Russia beat reigning champions Croatia in Davis Cup opener

Madrid - Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev helped Russia open the inaugural Davis Cup Finals with a 3-0 victory over ...

Pele's '1 000th goal' scored 50 years ago

Sao Paulo - The revered Brazil striker Pele scored his 1 000th goal on November 19, 1969 at Rio de ...

Chilean Leader Acknowledges Excess Force Used in Protests

SANTIAGO - Chile's president is struggling to bring calm as demonstrators took to the streets again Monday, a month into ...

Pele is incomparable: Brazil coach Tite

Leeds [UK], Nov 19 (ANI): Brazil coach Tite has rubbished the ongoing comparisons between Argentine striker Lionel Messi and former ...

Brazil Amazon Deforestation Soars to 11-year High under Bolsonaro

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, ...

Colombia Authorizes Riot-Control Measures Ahead of Protests

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Colombia on Monday said it would authorize local authorities to adopt exceptional measures to contain protests planned ...

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Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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