The athlete was cruising against an inferior Russian until his coach shouted “Lose!” after learning who his next opponent would be.
Andreas Hollstein, who won plaudits for taking in extra asylum seekers, was wounded in the neck, but he vowed not to alter his policy of openness.
The Washington Post says a group targeting media invented a 'victim' of sex abuse with a fake story.
The oil firm should be investigated for alleged complicity in "horrific crimes", Amnesty says.
The sub disappeared on 15 November with 44 crew on board and no trace of it has been found so far.
Irish deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald is set to resign, RTÉ reports.
A South Korean official said his government was closely monitoring recent missile-related activities in the North for a possible resumption of weapons tests.
Rights advocates had hoped the pope would specifically denounce the military’s campaign of violence against the Muslim ethnic group.
The house will document the Islamist militants' rise and fall in Nigeria, an official says.
Ireland's deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald is resigning, say Sky sources, which could avert a snap election in the Republic.
The designer backs a report that claims half of High Street fashion is thrown away within a year.
A judge is under fire over his handling of the trial of five men accused of gang raping a woman.
At least 75 people have reportedly been arrested since rainbow flags were raised at a concert in Cairo.
Francis's Myanmar speech defends ethnic rights but does not directly refer to the Muslim community.
The complexities surrounding the distribution of titles in the UK officially makes this impossible.
Pope Francis has called for "justice and respect for human rights" during a speech in Myanmar, which has faced claims of ethnic cleansing and genocide.
Ivanka Trump is visiting the south Indian city for a business summit.
The final election results have not been announced yet but both top candidates claim victory.
The Meteor satellite was found not to be on its planned orbit, hours after launch from a new base.
Sprucing up of the areas Ivanka Trump is to visit have led to jokes that she should visit regularly.
Andreas Hollstein survives a knife attack amid suspicions of a link to his liberal immigration policy.
The crew of missing submarine ARA San Juan reported a fire in their final message, according to Argentinian media.
The company joins a growing number of firms that have admitted providing fake quality reports, dinging the Japanese reputation for quality.
Tremors and ash from Mount Agung force evacuations and keep the Indonesian island’s international airport shut down.
Facebook has begun monitoring its users to see if they are suicidal so it can contact the emergency services.
Any reference to Rohingya Muslims will be keenly watched, with Francis due to meet Aung San Suu Kyi.
The boat which washed up on a beach contained the remains of eight bodies, some reduced to bones.
Gen. Zhang Yang was being investigated for links to the two highest-ranking army commanders implicated so far in Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption.
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