Ibrahimovic sparks Man Utd against 10-man Sunderland

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 28th goal of the season as Manchester United closed on the Premier League top four with a routine 3-0 win at relegation-threatened Sunderland on Sunday.Jose Mourinho’s side extended their unbeaten run to 21 league games at…

April 9, 2017

Kenny Miller fires Rangers hopes of snatching second

Three goals in four second-half minutes helped Rangers to a 3-0 win at Aberdeen on Sunday that keeps alive their slim hopes of pipping the Dons to second place.Following a scrappy first half, Aberdeen were dominant after the break, but they were made t…

April 9, 2017

All Black Carter helps Racing shade Pau, into fifth

All Black legend Dan Carter helped Racing 92 shade Pau 34-32 to push the defending French Top 14 champions up to fifth ahead of Sunday’s clash between Toulon and Toulouse.This was Racing’s second successive win in the wake of the aborted merger fiasco …

April 9, 2017

#1917LIVE: Real-time Lenin tracker

After years in exile, Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin is rushing back to Russia to give new momentum to the 1917 revolution that toppled the Tsarist regime. Read Full Article at RT.com

April 9, 2017

RugbyU: Fiji claim record 17th Hong Kong Sevens title

Defending champions Fiji clinched a record17th Hong Kong Sevens title Sunday after blowing away South Africa to hand new coach Gareth Baber a victory in his former home town. The Pacific islanders recorded a badly-needed first win on the world series t…

April 9, 2017

Babacar rescues wasteful Fiorentina at Sampdoria

Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar struck late to earn a share of the spoils in a disappointing 2-2 draw at Sampdoria that saw the visitors hit the woodwork twice on Sunday.Sampdoria rewarded coach Marco Giampaolo with a new contract in midweek after hi…

April 9, 2017

Election campaigning makes muted start in Algeria

Campaigning for Algeria’s May 4 elections got off to a muted start Sunday, with the public showing little interest in the poll despite government efforts to persuade disillusioned voters to participate.Over the coming three weeks, 12,000 candidates wil…

April 9, 2017

Stockholm truck attack suspect showed interest in IS

The suspected Stockholm truck attacker had shown interest in extremist groups and was facing deportation after being refused residency, Swedish police said on Sunday.A second suspect has meanwhile been formally placed under arrest in connection with th…

April 9, 2017

Alexandria church bombing death toll rises to 11

At least 11 people were killed in an Alexandria church bombing on Sunday, hours after a blast killed 25 worshippers in another church in Egypt, the health ministry said.Thirty-five people were wounded in the Alexandria blast at Saint Mark’s church wher…

April 9, 2017

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.The boat, called “Silver Star” in Burmese, sank Friday evening in a river near …

April 9, 2017

First Palm Sunday since IS in Iraq’s main Christian town

Members of Iraq’s Christian minority celebrated Palm Sunday in the country’s main Christian town of Qaraqosh for the first time since it was retaken from the Islamic State group.Hundreds of faithful gathered in the town’s Tahira al-Kubra church for mas…

April 9, 2017

Stockholm truck attack suspect interested in IS, residency rejected

The suspected Stockholm truck attacker had shown interest in extremist groups and had his permanent residency application rejected in June 2016, Swedish police said on Sunday.”We know that he showed interest for extremist organisations like IS,” police…

April 9, 2017

Iran’s Rouhani reaffirms support for Assad in call

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called Bashar al-Assad to reaffirm his support for the Syrian leader in the wake of a US missile strike, Rouhani’s office said on Sunday. “The nation of Iran will remain alongside the Syrian nation in fighting terrorism …

April 9, 2017

My future is tied to Wenger’s, says Ozil

Mesut Ozil wants Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s future to be cleared up before he commits himself to the club, the Germany playmaker indicated in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.Wenger, Arsenal’s manager for over 20 years, is out of contract…

April 9, 2017