Leicester City and England midfielder Danny Drinkwater signed a new five-year contract with the Premier League champions on Thursday.Drinkwater, 26, joins Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Kasper Schmeichel in committing his future to the club since the en…

The ruling of the Court of Arbitration for Sport on the Russian Paralympic team ban is cynical and immoral, President Vladimir Putin has said, adding that Russia will not accept accusations of doping without proof. Read Full Article at RT…

A Vietnamese woman paid a friend to cut off her hand and foot in a bid to claim a handsome insurance payout, state-run media reported Thursday. The woman, identified only as L. T. N., checked into a Hanoi hospital in May with one third of her left foot…

Spain’s economic growth stagnated in the second quarter, official data showed Thursday, as the country remains mired in political limbo after two inconclusive general elections.The Ine statistics agency said that GDP expanded by 0.8 percent compared to…

Russia’s largest lender Sberbank on Thursday announced it almost tripled its profits in the second quarter and predicted further stabilisation of the economy this year despite credit growth slowing.The majority state-controlled bank made a net profit o…

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, the so-called Queen of Knitwear, died on Thursday at the age of 86 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, her daughter told AFP.”My mother died at 5:00 this morning at her home in Paris from the effects of P…

Russia on Thursday launched large-scale snap military drills, putting its troops on full combat readiness in districts bordering Ukraine and the Baltic states, the defence minister said. “In accordance with the decision of the Supreme Commander-in-Chi…

German business confidence made a steeper fall in August than expected, slipping to its lowest level since December 2014, the Ifo economic institute said on Thursday.Its closely-watched index fell to 106.2 in August — well below the 108.5 predicted by…

Monsanto has pulled an application seeking Indian approval for its next generation of genetically modified, pest-resistant cotton seeds, it said on Thursday, sharply escalating an ongoing row with the Indian government.The US agribusiness giant said it…

Monsanto has pulled an application seeking Indian approval for its next generation of genetically modified, pest-resistant cotton seeds, it said on Thursday, sharply escalating an ongoing row with the Indian government.The US agribusiness giant said it…