Making the right pass at a crucial moment made Michel Platini one of the world's greatest footballers, but poor timing cost his place as one of the most powerful men in sport.
Rodrigo Duterte, the bombastic mayor of a major southern Philippine city, was poised Tuesday to become the nation's president-elect after an incendiary and populist campaign that projected him alternatively as an emancipator and a looming dictator., 1 Comment
During the past May Day "Golden Week" holiday, one of the most important tourism periods in the mainland Chinese calendar, tens of thousands of people visited the yet-to-open Shanghai Disneyland.
As the setting sun's light flooded a meeting of Utah County Republicans, Melanie Sorensen described her concerns about her party's presumptive presidential nominee.
With a major government reshuffle, Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his powerful son have shown their determination to move the kingdom's economy away from oil, experts say.
Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can't be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it. Donald Trump took the rules of modern politics, trashed them and became the last man standing for the Republican nomination anyway.
Bernie Sanders has a problem. Remember those superdelegates, the Democratic Party leaders and elected officials who can vote for the candidate of their choice?
Koo Kuan-min, the staunchest Taiwan independence campaigner and founder of the think tank Taiwan Brain Trust, called a press conference last Monday to air his "Brotherly Countries" (兄弟之邦) solution to the problems of divided China.
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Should university students and professors be allowed to bring guns on campus? Americans are divided on the issue with no end in sight to the deadly shootings that regularly rock the nation.
In a U.S. election that has ripped up, chewed through and spat out conventional wisdom, Hillary Clinton is still prohibitive favorite to beat Donald Trump in November.