PARIS: Thousands of “angry bikers” took to the streets across France on Saturday to protest against government plans to slash the speed limit on non-motorway roads.
AUSTIN: World champion Marc Marquez set a new lap record on his way to securing pole position for the second race in succession on Saturday at the Grand Prix of the Americas.
MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania: Attorneys say the legal fate of a 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing or slashing 22 people at his Pennsylvania high school will probably pivot more on his mental state than his tender age.
WASHINGTON: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Kiev on April 22, to demonstrate high-level U.S. support for Ukraine, the White House said on Saturday after expressing concern about escalating tensions in the eastern part of the country.
BARCELONA: Barcelona compounded its exit from the Champions League by losing 1-0 at Granada on Saturday, letting Real Madrid move ahead into second place in the Spanish league with a 4-0 win over Almeria.
HONIARA, Solomon Islands: A tsunami warning was issued Sunday for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands.
The European Union will begin lifting sanctions against Iran on Monday, January 20, the minute it receives word that Tehran has begun implementing a deal to curb its nuclear programme.
Foreign ministers from world powers struggled Saturday to nail down a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, with US Secretary of State John Kerry announcing his imminent departure and Iran's chief negotiator downbeat.
France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February after a fall during the World Cup slalom race at Courchevel on Tuesday.
Manchester United manager David Moyes had no concerns about his side's performance despite the champions suffering their eighth Premier League defeat of the season at Stoke City's windswept Britannia Stadium.