Day: April 12, 2017

Antoine Griezmann’s penalty handed Atletico Madrid a slender 1-0 advantage over Leicester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.In a game of very few chances, Griezmann proved decisive as it was he who also won the …

UN chief Antonio Guterres has named a German with extensive experience at the world organization, Achim Steiner, as the new administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).Steiner, who previously served at the UN Environment Programme and headed t…

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin hosted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin on Wednesday but the rival powers failed to bridge a deep gap of trust.In the wake of the meeting Russia then vetoed a US-backed resolution at the UN demanding …

Former title-winner Peter Ebdon just did enough to gain a place in this year’s snooker World Championship with a 10-9 win over Michael Holt in the final qualifying round on Wednesday.The 2002 world champion prevailed in the all-English contest at Sheff…

Kylian Mbappe struck twice as Monaco claimed a 3-2 win at Borussia Dortmund in Wednesday’s rescheduled Champions League quarter-final first leg, a day after a bomb attack on the German team bus led to the game’s postponement.Police ramped up security i…

US mobile chip giant Qualcomm is to refund BlackBerry $814.9 million in royalties overpaid by the Canadian company, according to a tentative arbitration award announced on Wednesday.A final award expected to include interest and legal fees will be dete…