Violence erupts at budget opposition protest in Haiti

30 Sep

Demonstrators in Haiti took to the streets of Port-au-Prince Saturday for an opposition-backed protest against the government budget, which many believe hurts the nation’s poorest.The unpopular budget, released in July, will come into effect on October…

Red Sox beat Astros to clinch AL East title

30 Sep

The first-place Boston Red Sox doubled the Houston Astros 6-3 on Saturday to clinch their second straight East Division title in a battle between two American League heavyweights.The Red Sox and American League West Division champion Astros will meet i…

Football: 29 hurt in French stadium barrier collapse

30 Sep

Twenty-nine fans were hurt, four of them seriously, when a barrier collapsed Saturday at a stadium in the northern French city of Amiens when away supporters celebrated a goal.A fence separating Lille fans from the pitch gave way as they surged forward…

Lacklustre Atletico held in Leganes stalemate

30 Sep

Atletico Madrid’s poor week following Champions League defeat by Chelsea continued as they lost more ground in the La Liga title race in a 0-0 draw at modest Madrid neighbours Leganes on Saturday.But for a brilliant second-half save from Jan Oblak to d…

Colombia and last rebel group to begin a truce on Sunday

30 Sep

After a half-century of armed struggle, Colombia’s ELN rebels are poised to usher in a historic, if possibly temporary, truce starting early Sunday.The initial ceasefire between the guerrillas of the National Liberation Army and government forces is se…

Turkey opens its largest overseas military base in Africa

30 Sep

Turkey has launched a major military base in Somalia. The $50 million facility is designed to provide support and training to troops of the war-torn country which is struggling to rebuild its national security forces. Read Full Article at…

Catalan leader urges ‘mediation’ in referendum crisis

30 Sep

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont called Saturday for “mediation” to resolve the “serious” conflict pitting his executive against the central government, on the eve of an independence referendum banned by Madrid.”If the yes wins, if the no wins — in an…

Chelsea old-boy De Bruyne gives Man City crucial win

30 Sep

Match-winner Kevin De Bruyne came back to haunt former club Chelsea as Manchester City defeated the Premier League champions 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to reclaim top spot.De Bruyne, who left Chelsea for Wolfsburg in January 2014, struck from o…