Category Archives: Sports

UN Says Attacks on Schools on the Rise

WASHINGTON The United Nations says attacks on schools worldwide are on the rise, with more than 500 attacks in the first six months of the year, many of them in war zones.

Virginia Gamba, the …

Former Soccer Star Still Leading in Liberia Presidential Election

MONROVIA, LIBERIA iberia’s National Election Commission said Saturday that former international soccer star George Weah was still leading the presidential election with nearly three-quarters of the ballots counted.

The commission said Weah, candidate of the …

South Africa Court Backs Reinstating Zuma Corruption Charges

JOHANNESBURG A South African court on Friday dealt a legal blow to President Jacob Zuma, opening the way to the reinstatement of 783 charges of corruption and fraud against him.

The Supreme Court of Appeal …

Some See Trump Pressure Tilting Pakistan’s Afghan Policy

U.S. President Donald Trump’s new policy on Afghanistan, which pressures Pakistan to take more action against terrorists or face consequences, may be having an effect on Islamabad’s thinking, experts say.

“Trump’s statement triggered severe resistance …

2 Nigerian States Eliminate Elephantiasis, Carter Center Says

The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization run by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, said Friday that it had helped eliminate elephantiasis, a disfiguring tropical disease, from two states in Nigeria where the problem was at …

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