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Obama protege Julian Castro set to join 2020 race

Obama protege Julian Castro set to join 2020 race

Former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and Obama-era cabinet member Julian Castro is expected Saturday to launch his bid to become the nation's first Hispanic president ...

US rules out Trump meetings with Castro, Maduro

US rules out Trump meetings with Castro, Maduro

The White House on Thursday ruled out the already faint possibility that President Donald Trump will meet the leaders of Cuba or Venezuela on his first trip to Latin America next week.

Trump sends mixed message with 'America First' security strategy

Trump sends mixed message with 'America First' security strategy

President Donald Trump used the launch of his first National Security Strategy on Monday to laud the benefits of cooperation with Russia, a striking departure from the document's more combative tone toward the Kremlin.

European stocks mixed as traders book profits

European stocks mixed as traders book profits

World stock markets were mixed yesterday as traders took profits following recent gains that have sent indices to record or multi-year highs.

Qatar businessmen invited to invest in Burkina Faso

Qatar businessmen invited to invest in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore invited Qatari businessmen to visit his country and explore the investment opportunities available there, especially in the fields of mining, construction, roads, agriculture and livestock.

Sanchez caps Arsenal fightback, sets Chelsea date

Sanchez caps Arsenal fightback, sets Chelsea date

Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal an FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea and gave Arsene Wenger renewed hope of salvaging a troubled campaign as the gritty Gunners fought back to beat Manchester City 2-1 yesterday.

10 years since its launch, IPL only getting stronger

10 years since its launch, IPL only getting stronger

It’s hard to believe that the Indian Premier League is 10 years old and still going strong.

BP reports lowest annual net profit in at least a decade

BP reports lowest annual net profit in at least a decade

BP raised the oil price at which it can balance its books this year to $60 a barrel yesterday due to higher spending following a string of investments as annual earnings fell for a second consecutive year.

Fidel Castro's ashes reunited with 'Che' Guevara

Fidel Castro's ashes reunited with 'Che' Guevara

Fidel Castro's ashes were taken Thursday to a symbolic reunion with his fallen comrade-in-arms Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara in Santa Clara, the first stop in the late Cold War titan's last trip across Cuba.

Fidel Castro takes final voyage across Cuba

Fidel Castro takes final voyage across Cuba

The ashes of Fidel Castro begin a four-day journey across Cuba Wednesday to his final resting place, retracing the late communist leader's revolution victory tour of 1959.

US bans antibacterial soap chemicals over health risks

US bans antibacterial soap chemicals over health risks

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday banned several key chemicals in antibacterial hand soap, warning of health risks and saying they were not more effective than ordinary soap.

Singapore is shrouded in smog as haze returns

Singapore is shrouded in smog as haze returns

Acrid smog blanketed Singapore yesterday as the city-state was hit by the year’s first major outbreak of haze, an annual crisis sparked by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia.