Turkey’s Fenerbahce has completed the signing of Robin van Persie from Manchester United. He has agreed a three-year deal for a reported 6.8
The home fans had lots to scream and shout about when sabres on the opening night at the World Fencing Championships in Moscow. Alexei Yakimenko
Coalition forces loyal to Yemen’s exiled president have recaptured the airport in the country’s second city of Aden. Houthi rebel forces were pounded
There are millions of Iranians living abroad – many left in the wake of the 1979 revolution. Today, tens of thousands are in the UK. London’s
The final bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival at Pamplona in Spain was the fastest on record. The six bulls completed the 826-metre charge
Britain’s interior minister has told parliament that a new secure zone is being set up in the French port of Calais to protect UK-bound lorries from
Improving relations between Cuba and the United States have sparked a sharp rise in tourism to the Communist island.
More than 2 million people
The Millennium Development goal of giving life-saving treatment to 15 million people by the end of this year was reached nine months ahead of
France paid tribute to its elite armed assault units as they took part in the annual military parade on Bastille Day for the first time. Many wore
Chris Froome made his mark in Tour de France’s first mountain test. For spectators, the 167-km trek from Tarbes to La Pierre St Martin had a festival
Russia’s preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup are in full swing as the country gets 11 cities ready to host the tournament. Eager to avoid the
Reuters Exclusive Greece will need far bigger debt relief than euro zone partners have been prepared to envisage so far due to the devastation of its
“A stunning, historic mistake.” This is how the Israeli Prime Minister sees the historic agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. For Benjamin
Fabio Capello’s Russian coaching career is over. The Russian Football Union has ended his contract as head of the national team, three years before
Carlos Tevez has been officially unveiled as a Boca Juniors player. Some 50,000 fans packed into La Bombonera to welcome him back to Argentina after
In what could be the biggest-ever Chinese takeover of a US firm, Tsinghua Unigroup is preparing a bid for memory chip maker Micron, according to
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani hailed a new chapter in his country’s relations with the Western world after Tehran reached a nuclear deal with six
Over 250 local and international artists took the stage at the 22nd edition of the Istanbul Jazz Festival (June 27 – July 15, 2015). Joan Baez, Jools
German investor sentiment has fallen to its lowest level for eight months, according to leading economic researchers, ZEW.
The group’s monthly
The Greek government has paid off a major Japanese debt on time and in full.
The amount repaid – on Samurai bonds that matured on Tuesday – was
Global oil prices rose on Tuesday after taking a tumble earlier in the day’s trading session when a historic Iran nuclear deal was announced.