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Wolves' Jonny to have surgery for knee ligament injury

- Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Jonny will miss the rest of their Europa League campaign after damaging his right anterior cruciate ligament, the Premier League club have confirmed. The Spanish wing back sustained the injury in the first half of their 1-0 Europa League win over Ol...


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Briton Rose preparing for tight finish to PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - Justin Rose expects a nervy final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday with a number of young players gunning for their first major, but the Briton did not rule out a surprise victor. Olympic champion Rose, who won the U.S. Open in 2013, is one of four major winner...


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North Korea brings aid supplies to border town under lockdown - state media

SEOUL - North Korea's ruling party has delivered special aid packages of food and medical equipment to residents of Kaesong, near the border with the South, after imposing a lockdown there due to COVID-19 concerns, state media said on Sunday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared...


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Most Spaniards think ex-King Juan Carlos should not have left, opinion poll finds

By Graham Keeley BARCELONA - Nearly two-thirds of Spaniards believe former King Juan Carlos, who left the country this week amid a financial scandal, should not have gone abroad, according to an opinion poll published on Sunday. Juan Carlos, who abdicated in 2014 in fa...


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U.S. health chief arrives in Taiwan on trip condemned by China

TAIPEI - U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday as the highest-level U.S. official to visit in four decades, a trip condemned by China which claims the island as its own, further irritating Sino-U.S. relations. Washington broke off official...


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PM says schools must open in September

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic and moral imperative and insisted they would be able to operate safely despite the ongoing threat from the pandemic. His comments follow a study earlier this month which warned th...


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Saudi Aramco's profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

By Saeed Azhar and Rania El Gamal DUBAI - Saudi state oil group Aramco's <2222.SE> profit plunged 73% in the second quarter of the year, as a slump in energy demand and prices due to the coronavirus crisis hit sales at the world's biggest oil exporter. All major o...


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Twitter expressed interest in buying TikTok's U.S. operations

By Greg Roumeliotis and Kanishka Singh - Twitter Inc <TWTR.N> has approached TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance to express interest in acquiring the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as experts raised doubts over Twitter's...


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Lebanese call for an uprising after protests rocked Beirut

By Michael Georgy BEIRUT - Some Lebanese called on Sunday for a sustained uprising to topple their leaders amid public fury over this week's devastating explosion in Beirut, and the country's top Christian Maronite cleric said the cabinet should resign. Protesters have...


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Three killed as heavy storms lash Greek island of Evia, flood homes

ATHENS - At least three people were killed when torrential rain and thunderstorms caused widespread flooding on the Greek island of Evia over the weekend, officials said on Sunday. The victims, two elderly people and a baby, were found unconscious in their flooded homes on Evia, nor...