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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Shootouts galore: Telkom Knockout breaks record

Cape Town - The 2019 Telkom Knockout has already broken a record.According to Extra Time Media, this season's competition has ...

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 ...

US to Change Migration Rules in Bid to Send Asylum-Seekers Elsewhere

The Trump administration is set to harden the rules this week on those allowed to seek asylum in the United ...

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 ...

Spain Orders Extradition of Venezuela's Ex-Intelligence Chief to US

MADRID - Spain's High Court on Monday ordered the extradition of Venezuela's former military intelligence chief to the United States, ...

Canada, Russia take early leads at Davis Cup

Madrid - Canadian Vasek Pospisil claimed a surprise victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini to put his side in control of ...

Bolivia leader says elections will be called soon

Bolivia's interim president said on Sunday she would call new elections soon, as the country struggles with violent unrest a ...

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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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