The business of live sports, seen as perhaps the last great firewall for traditional US broadcasters, is facing deepening challenges in the era of mobile and live streaming options.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urged the US and Britain to lift their bans on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin of flights from many Middle East and North African airports, including Istanbul.
The world is “turning the tide” against Islamic extremism, Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday at the United Nations, declaring that global powers ultimately will triumph over a “bankrupt and odious ideology.”
President Donald Trump’s pick to serve as the chief US financial markets regulator defended himself Thursday against charges his career as a Wall Street lawyer could hinder his ability to oversee the industry effectively.
French centrist Emmanuel Macron has received weighty backing in his bid to become president from Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, sources close to the minister told AFP Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party faces a first election-year test against resurgent leftwing challengers when voters go to the polls on Sunday in the tiny region of Saarland.
Colombia said Thursday it was investigating with “concern” reports that the Venezuelan military had set up a camp on its territory.
Ukraine said Thursday that a fire raging at a munitions depot in the country’s east, which the military blamed on an “act of sabotage”, could continue for up to a week.
More work is needed to narrow the differences in talks to unlock new loans for debt-laden Greece, although some progress has been made, an IMF spokesman said Thursday.
Workers at the world’s largest copper mine, BHP Billiton’s Escondida in Chile, ended a lengthy strike Thursday, invoking a law that allows them to keep their old contract for 18 months, their lawyer said.
Spain arrested 14 people and seized more than three million doses of banned growth hormones in a crackdown on trafficking of performance-enhancing drugs in sports, officials said on Thursday.