Day: May 14, 2017

North Korea’s latest missile launch was a successful test of a new type of rocket, Pyongyang’s state media reported Monday.Sunday’s launch was of a “newly-developed mid/long-range strategic ballistic rocket, Hwasong-12”, the official KCNA news agency s…

Stephen Curry scored 40 points and Kevin Durant 34 to power a stunning second-half comeback that lifted Golden State over San Antonio 113-111 Sunday in an NBA playoff thriller.The Spurs squandered a 25-point lead and might have lost star forward Kawhi …

Radamel Falcao scored twice as Monaco strode to within a point of the Ligue 1 title after Sunday’s 4-0 home win over Lille left them on the verge of dethroning Paris Saint-Germain.The Colombian striker netted either side of a Bernardo Silva goal before…

An NBA report on the last two minutes of Boston’s game-six playoff loss at Washington said the Celtics should have had another second to make their last shot to win.The analysis of referee calls in the final two minutes said the Celtics should have had…

From the 2003 US invasion of Iraq to Washington’s latest decision to arm Kurdish groups in Syria, relations between Turkey and the US have been tested repeatedly.The two NATO allies often have conflicting goals in the Middle East, and Ankara is now cul…

Rafael Nadal’s flawless record on clay this season continued as he outgunned the impressive Dominic Thiem to win the Madrid Masters for a fifth time 7-6 (10/8), 6-4 on Sunday.The Spaniard is now 15-0 on his favoured surface this year having also picked…

Austria’s new centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz called on Sunday for snap elections, heralding the imminent collapse of the ruling coalition after months of in-fighting.Setting up another nail-biting vote in Europe, that could see the populist far-rig…

Emmanuel Macron promised full and enthusiastic support for Paris’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after his inauguration as French president on Sunday.As an International Olympic Committee (IOC) assessment team began a three-day bid inspection, Macr…