Over a dozen migrants were hurt Thursday in a brawl in the main detention camp on the Greek island of Lesbos that also saw nearly 30 tents torched, an AFP correspondent said.Hundreds of people — mainly families with children — were evacuated from the…

US delivery giant FedEx now owns over 98 percent of Dutch rival TNT, the two companies announced Thursday as they move to complete a key $4.4 billion tie-up after winning EU approval.The deal unveiled in April 2015 came two years after the European Com…

Manchester City on Thursday made llkay Gundogan the first signing of the Pep Guardiola era and the German midfielder said he wanted to do “great things” with the club.The 25-year-old moved from Borussia Dortmund on a four-year contract, City announced,…

Fukuoka in Japan will host yachting’s America’s Cup World Series on November 18-20 next, organisers announced on Thursday.It will be the first time that the world’s oldest sporting trophy, dating back 165 years, will take place in Asia.”This is an incr…

Japanese officials reacted with cautious optimism Thursday after Olympic chiefs supported the proposal to add skateboarding and four other sports to the Tokyo 2020 Games programme.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday recommended skate…

A Japanese comedian will run the marathon for Cambodia at the Olympics in Brazil this summer, an official said Thursday, a second attempt by the funnyman to go to the Games for the Southeast Asian sporting minnows. Kuniaki Takizaki, a television star i…

OPEC is “very satisfied” with the oil market, with a “rebalancing” expected to help boost further the price of crude, Saudi Arabia’s new energy minister said Thursday at a meeting of the cartel.”Everybody is very satisfied with the market. The market i…