At least 23 Egyptian soldiers killed in deadliest Sinai attack in years

By Ahmed Mohamed Hassan and Yusri Mohamed CAIRO/ISMAILIA, Egypt, Jul 8 : At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when suicide car bombs tore through two military checkpoints in North Sinai, security sources said, an attack claimed by Islamic State that marks one of the bloodiest assaults on security forces in years. Yesterday Islamic State […]

Tomic got off lightly for ‘bored’ comments says Gilbert

By Simon Evans LONDON, Jul 8 : Brad Gilbert, former coach to Andre Agassi and Andy Murray, believes Australian Bernard Tomic got off lightly for his comments about being bored at Wimbledon and could have been suspended from the game. Tomic, who said he could not find motivation during his first round defeat, was fined […]

Jamaica sprinter Livermore tests positive says JADCO

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jul 8 : Jamaica’s Commonwealth Games 200-metres bronze medallist Jason Livermore could face a four-year ban after returning a positive test for a banned substance in December, the chairman of the country’s Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel said. Yesterday Kent Gammon, who headed the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission’s (JADCO) independent three-member panel, told […]

US, Russia announce Syria truce after Trump-Putin talks

Hamburg, Germany, July 8 : The first ever meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ended here on Friday with agreements to arrange a ceasefire in Syria and to establish a designated bilateral channel for discussions on the conflict in Ukraine. The two leaders also addressed allegations of Russian interference […]

Trump, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria, terrorism

Hamburg, July 8 : US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held their first ever and much-anticipated sit-down discussion here on Friday, focussing on the situation in Ukraine and Syria, fight against terrorism and cyber security, on the sidelines of the G20 summit here. The meeting lasted about 2 hours and 20 […]