China media: Trump ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan

China media: Trump ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan

Image copyright EPA Image caption China has been angered by Mr Trump’s comments on the One China policy concerning Taiwan A Chinese state-owned paper has blasted Donald Trump for “playing with fire” after the US president-elect appeared to question the One China policy again. The broadside by China Daily is the latest in a series […]

Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says

Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says

Image copyright Sea Shepherd Image caption Activists claim the Japanese vessel was in Australia’s Antarctic waters Australia has sharply criticised Japan after photos emerged allegedly showing it had resumed whaling off Antarctica. Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd released the images, which it said showed a dead minke whale on a Japanese vessel on Sunday. It comes […]

Donald Trump says Merkel made ‘catastrophic mistake’ on migrants

Donald Trump says Merkel made ‘catastrophic mistake’ on migrants

Image copyright The Times US President-elect Donald Trump has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel made “one very catastrophic mistake” by admitting more than 1m migrants. He said Mrs Merkel was by far Europe’s most important leader, and that the EU had become a vehicle for Germany. Mr Trump was giving details of his foreign policy […]

Serbia-Kosovo train row escalates to military threat

Serbia-Kosovo train row escalates to military threat

Image copyright Getty Images Serbia has warned it will defend “every inch” of what it claims as its territory in neighbouring Kosovo. President Tomislav Nikolic accused Kosovo of seeking a war, after a train painted in Serbian colours and the words “Kosovo is Serbia” was prevented from crossing the Kosovan border. Kosovo saw the train […]

Sevilla end Real’s unbeaten run

Sevilla end Real’s unbeaten run

Stevan Jovetic has now scored two goals in a week for Sevilla as a substitute since joining on loan from Inter Milan Real Madrid’s 40-match unbeaten run was brought to an end as ex-Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner for title rivals Sevilla. Cristiano Ronaldo had put the visitors ahead with […]

Turkish MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan’s powers

Turkish MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan’s powers

Image copyright AP Image caption Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dominated the country’s political scene since 2002 Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. There will be a second round of voting later this week and, if approved, a referendum will […]

Iowa WR Jay Scheel will leave football program because of injuries – Landof10.com

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Wide receiver Jay Scheel is leaving the Iowa football program because of a series of knee injuries. He announced his decision on Instagram on Sunday. Iowa wide receiver Jay Scheel ending his football career due to injuries https://t.co/E0xZcV6dCt pic.twitter.com/32KPcjmOOY — Blair Sanderson (@BlairRIVALS) January 15, 2017 Scheel already underwent two knee […]

Chaparral High School alumnus, Missouri State football player Richard Nelson dies in Las Vegas – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Missouri State running back and former Chaparral High School student Richard Nelson was shot and killed Saturday in Las Vegas after trying to stop a fight. Nelson’s mother, Roxanne Bruce, confirmed with the Review-Journal that Saturday night’s shooting on Sacks Drive took her 18-year-old son’s life. Bruce said that Nelson had tried to stop a […]