Four killed as Greek train derails, hits house: police

Four people were killed and five others seriously injured when a passenger train coming from Athens derailed and hit a house near the northern town of Thessaloniki on Saturday, the Greek rail company Trainose said.No details of the victims were given b...

Light plane crash in Bosnia leaves five dead

Five people, including three children, were killed when a light plane crashed in southern Bosnia on Saturday, police said.The police were alerted at 3:50 pm (1550 GMT) "that a plane had crashed near Mostar. Five people were killed: the pilot, three chi...

Cavaliers, Warriors eye third NBA finals showdown in a row

Defending champion Cleveland and powerhouse Golden State enter Sunday's start of the playoff semi-finals pushing toward an unprecedented third consecutive NBA Finals showdown, adding more sparks to an already historic rivalry.Golden State entertains Sa...

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

North Korea on Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile, the Seoul army said, the first since South Korea's new president took power. The missile was launched from the country's northwestern city of Kusong at around 5:30 am (2030 GMT) and flew about 700 k...

Aussie Power captures Indy Grand Prix title

Australia's Will Power captured his 30th career IndyCar victory on Saturday, winning the Grand Prix of Indianapolis by 5.2 seconds over New Zealand's Scott Dixon for his first 2017 triumph.Pole-sitter Power led 61 of the 85 laps over the 14-turn, 2.439...

Swiss stun holders Canada at world ice hockey championships

Switzerland stunned two-time defending champions Canada with a 3-2 win after extra time in their Group B clash at the world ice hockey championships on Saturday.It was the first defeat for the Canadians who remain top of Group B with 13 points after fi...

Sacked South Sudan army chief returns to Juba

Sacked South Sudanese army chief Paul Malong, returned to the capital Juba on Saturday claiming he had been asked to return by the authorities and insisting that he'd never had any intention of rebelling."If I want to rebel I can rebel here (in Juba).....

Farrell receives Foley trophy as Europe’s rugby best

Owen Farrell became the inaugural winner of the Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy for the European player of the year after guiding Saracens to a second successive Champions Cup title at Murrayfield on Saturday.England playmaker Farrell received the award ...

Halep thanks Nastase after retaining Madrid tennis title

Simona Halep thanked under-fire Fed Cup coach Ilie Nastase after defending her Madrid Open title by edging out Kristina Mladenovic on Saturday in a thrilling near three-hour final 7-5, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2.The Romanian, who rises to fourth in the world ranki...