Monday, December 17, 2018
Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens wins U.S. Open women’s title

By Julien PretotNEW YORK (Reuters) - Sloane Stephens stayed composed throughout an all-American U.S. Open final and played near-perfect tennis to win her maiden...
M. Senior america

Putting elegance into age: US granny beauty queens

Beauty pageants may conjure up images of young women in bikinis, but in Atlantic City a roomful of sequined grandmothers and great-grandmothers are putting...
Rohingya

The Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like

The world is witnessing a state-orchestrated humanitarian catastrophe on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The latest UN figures show a staggering 370,000 Rohingya have fled into...
serena williams gives birth

Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl

Tennis legend Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl weighing 6lbs and 13oz. Serena and her fiancee, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced...
Trump Barack Obama legacy

Brick by brick, the demolition job has begun: since taking office less than a...

Brick by brick, the demolition job has begun: since taking office less than a year ago, Donald Trump has launched an all-out assault on...
saudi women driving ban lifted

Saudi decree allowing women to drive cars is about politics, not religion

In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal...
Brazil abortion bill

UN slams Brazil bill that would ban all abortions

The United Nations on Monday voiced concern over a bill under consideration by Brazil's congress that would ban access to all abortions, even in...

Meghan brings modernity to royals – but both must adapt

Confident, glamorous and professionally successful, Meghan Markle brings a modern face to Britain's royal family with her marriage to Prince Harry -- but both...
angela merkel coalition

Merkel struggles to avert coalition talks collapse

Chancellor Angela Merkel was struggling Sunday to prevent a collapse in high stakes coalition talks, which could force new elections and destabilise Germany and...

Brazil marks Black Awareness Day under racism cloud

Brazil promotes itself as a harmonious blend of races, but the reality as the country celebrates Black Awareness Day on Monday is that the...

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