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Morikawa pulls away in Bahamas, takes big step toward No. 1

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Collin Morikawa chipped in for eagle and raced away from a 20-man field Saturday in the Hero World Challenge with an 8-under 64, building a five-shot lead and leaving him one ro...

France to work with Saudis to resolve crisis with Lebanon

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, i...

South Africa pull off Dubai Sevens rugby double

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Africa achieved a Dubai double in an unbeaten start to the rugby sevens world series after edging Australia 10-7 in the final on Saturday. Th...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Saturday, December 4, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Iran nuclear talks pause, will reconvene in Vienna next week

BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats negotiating in Vienna to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have paused after five days of talks to consult with their governments and will reconvene next week, ...

South Africa reaches Dubai 7s quarters but Fiji misses out

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Africa was on track for a Dubai Sevens double after reaching the quarterfinals unbeaten again on Friday. Dubai is doubling up on consecutive ...

Dubai Sevens Results

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Friday Pool A ...

France signs weapons mega-deal with UAE as Macron tours Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France announced multibillion-euro deals Friday to sell fighter planes and combat helicopters to the United Arab Emirates, aiming to boost military cooperation with ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, December 3, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

Rory McIlroy part of 3-way tie for lead in the Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rory McIlroy has gone from tears at the Ryder Cup to some of his best golf of the year, and right now his only complaint is the calendar. “I wish it was the en...

India confirms omicron variant cases, says get the shot now

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday confirmed its first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in two people and officials said one arrived from South Africa and the other had no travel history. A to...

Banksy street murals recreated in Milan's main train station

MILAN (AP) — Travelers at Milan’s main train station will this week be able to take a break among reproductions of murals by elusive street artist Banksy. “The Word of Banksy — The ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, December 2, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Analysis: Iran ups nuclear ante as Vienna deal talks resume

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After a monthslong hiatus, Iran has returned to negotiations in Vienna aimed at reviving its cratered nuclear deal with world powers. But Tehran isn't slowing down t...

Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese DJ was days away from moving to Riyadh to play for a month in one of the newest entertainment centers in Saudi Arabia's capital when a brief, polite Whatsapp message informed ...