Kazan, Jun 20 : Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.
A gut-wrenching 2-1 defeat to France in their Group C opener has left the Socceroos targeting a win on Thursday as they seek to qu... read more
Simalungun (Indonesia), Jun 20 : Nearly 180 passengers are missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, police said today, almost tripling initial estimates -- but the search-and-rescue agency cautioned it was still unclear how many people were aboard the vessel when it capsized...... read more
Moscow, Jun 19 : Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a terrible error by Polish 'keeper Wojciech Szczesny...... read more
Washington, Jun 20 : The US withdrew today from the UN Human Rights Council and condemned its "shameless hypocrisy" in absolving wrongdoers through silence and falsely condemning those committing no offence, saying America will not take lectures from hypocritical institutions...... read more
Beijing, Jun 20 : China and Nepal today signed eight agreements for developing major infrastructure projects in the land-locked Himalayan nation to further deepen bilateral ties, media reports said.
China has been investing heavily in Nepal in the last few years to enhance the connectivity and infrastructure...... read more
Beijing, June 20 : South Korea's president today urged Pyongyang to show a plan for concrete steps toward denuclearisation, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing to discuss the outcome of his summit with President Donald Trump...... read more
Seoul, June 20 : New pipelines could be laid to bring Russian gas through North Korea to the South and even on to Japan following the diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang, Seoul's leader suggested today.
President Moon Jae-in was speaking to Russian news media before a three-day visit to Moscow starting tomorrow, with the presidential... read more
Beijing, Jun 20 : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump, the North's official media reported today.
Kim is in Beijing on his third visit to China this year, underscoring the major improvement in relations between t... read more