US Open champion Stan Wawrinka survived a huge scare against Martin Klizan of Slovakia to reach the 2nd round.
Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after a 6-month-break on Monday.
Thousands of people have gathered in the Japanese city of Nagano to celebrate the ‘Nozawa Onsen’ Fire Festival.
Kids in Thailand have celebrated ‘Children’s Day’ in a weird way. They have attended military barracks to handle real rifles and other weaponry.
The deployment of THAAD missile system to South Korea has been delayed by Lotte Group that owns the land reserved for the American projectiles.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini says she is 100 percent convinced that EU members will remain stick together.
A shooting in a Mexican holiday resort has left a number of tourists dead, in what experts are saying was a gangland execution gone awry.
Iran has held a commemoration ceremony for its assassinated nuclear scientists at Natanz Nuclear Facility in central Iran.
Saudi Arabia’s drawn-out war against Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of a catastrophe.
The world no.1 Andy Murray has started his campaign at the 1st grand slam of the season with a straight sets victory over Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko.
An analyst says it is in the interest of the European Union to follow through on Iran's nuclear deal which was one of the best historic decisions ever made.
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine has organized a rally in the besieged Gaza Strip to mark the 15th anniversary of Ahmad Sa'adat.
Iranian artists have participated in a handicraft exhibition in the Indian capital New Delhi to mark 60 years of Indo-Iran cultural ties.
An analyst says Angela Merkel does not represent Germany’s interests and as a vassal of the United States, she has pursued a disastrous policy for the country.
The Australian capital Canberra is known for its weird, wonderful and amazing sculptures. Art has changed the capital's urban landscape.
An analyst says Moscow's plan to boost its military presence in Syria might be a reaction to US decision to send new weapons to militant groups in the war-torn country in an attempt to leave Russia in a quagmire.
A commentator says the recent war of words between the US president-elect and CIA is the tip of the iceberg in the country's institutional crisis.
Real Madrid's 40-game unbeaten streak has come to an end as they have been beaten 2-1 by their hosts Sevilla.
A political analyst says Bahrain continues to suppress dissidents by reliance on support from the United States and Britain.
Indian state of Assam has celebrated its harvest festival with a traditional buffalo fight.
The London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission has held an annual Genocide Memorial Day to raise awareness about genocide and attempted genocide against oppressed peoples all around the world.
The Montreal Canadiens rebounded from allowing a controversial goal and the ejection of winger Andrew Shaw to post a 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
The Phoenix Suns finished their second game in Mexico City this week with an upset win over the San Antonio Spurs.
MEPs urge the European Commission to consider creating a European agency for robotics and artificial intelligence to supply public authorities with technical, ethical and regulatory expertise.
The Israeli regime continues to violate the rights of Palestinian civilians in the blockaded Gaza Strip by attacking fishermen, farmers and shepherds.
One year has passed since the implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal that was reached with the P5+1 group of countries in July 2015.
Manchester United have come back from a goal down to salvage a 1-all draw against Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Dozens of Muslim students in Indian capital New Delhi have started giving lessons to Rohingya kids who fled Myanmar with their parents.
A commentator says the United States has a tendency to violate its end of any bargain, and is bent on extending various conflicts.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans are braving sub zero temperatures to experience an extensive ice fishing festival.
An analyst says Al Khalifah is a despicable regime, which has literally signed the end of its monarchy with the execution of the three activists.
The world’s best e-sports teams have gathered in China to battle for championship in the World Electronic Sports Games finals.
Belgian authorities have stepped up their anti-terror operations nationwide.
There is a wide gap between campaign promises and reality in the US, and the reality is that Trump's administration is more anti-Russia than that of Obama , an analyst says.
Excessive use of force by US officers against African Americans and Latinos stems from lack of standard training, an analyst says.
Gilles Muller clinched a first ATP Tour title in his 17th year as a professional when he beat Briton Dan Evans 7-6(5) 6-2 to win the Sydney International on Saturday.
Marcos Alonso scored twice as Chelsea beat Leicester to move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.
SpaceX has successfully launched 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit (LEO), marking the Falcon 9’s first flight since the Sept. 1, 2016, AMOS-6 pad incident.
Iran shows a strong presence at Austria’s largest tourism industry event.
Community groups and rights organizations have staged a march on Saturday to demonstrate against the UK government's aggressive deportation strategy.
The operation by the Iraqi forces against Daesh is reaching a critical stage with the eastern side of Mosul on the verge of total liberation.
Tunisians have marked sixth anniversary of their 2011 revolution.
Catalan Giants Barcelona have earned a comfortable 5-nil victory over visiting Las Palmas.
The US state of Oregon has been hit with a massive winter storm. Residents are not too happy, but zoo animals are delighted.
An analyst says the United States' regional allies have been the prime sponsors of Daesh and Washington needs to pressure them to stop supporting these Takfiri terrorists.
The largest travel guide book publisher in the world has selected the Russian capital in the list of top 10 cities to visit in 2017.
A commentator says Russia and China are absolutely right to be concerned about the deployment of THAAD missile system to South Korea.
One company has decided to create replicas of some of the most prestigious carpets from the 18th century.
A commentator says transferring the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds is a terrible idea and a dangerous eventuality which will spark massive unrest.
Cuba has a small but rapidly growing Muslim community.
A political expert says the incoming US administration has signaled that it is willing to adhere to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
A former Pentagon official says the US deployment of a missile system in South Korea is going to escalate tensions with North Korea, China and Russia.
The Denver Nuggets ended a five-game losing streak with a 140-112 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night in the NBA's Global Games series at O2 Arena.
A factory in eastern China has been selling giant inflatable roosters, based on a design widely perceived to resemble US President-elect Donald Trump.
Turkey and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding to coordinate air operations against terror targets in Syria.
Luis Enrique's side are looking to close gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid when they take on Las Palmas on Saturday.
Gilles Muller and Daniel Evans are set to play in the final of Apia international Sydney tournament after beating their opponents in the semis.
The local government in Indian-controlled Kashmir has offered cash compensation to families of those killed by security forces in 2016.
An analyst says the deployment of US troops to Poland is very provocative and is part of a policy of containment that the US president and NATO have been pursuing.
An analyst says Israel’s recent attack on a Syrian military airport is a declaration of war.
A California park has acquired a beautiful intact look, a few days after heavy storm and flooding forced its closure.
A zoo in the US state of Arkansas has released footage of 3 newborn wolves belonging to a vulnerable species.
A commentator says moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem al-Quds would not be in the best interest of the United States and it will create political chaos.
A political expert says the United States and Britain are neglecting violation of human rights in Bahrain in order to maintain their own interests in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
A security analyst says US President-elect Donald Trump and his cabinet members have difficulties to reach consensus on adopting a unified position over foreign policy affairs.
Ahead of the lunar New Year, to usher in the Year of the Rooster, some feathered friends at a zoo in Singapore are enjoying the festivities.
Adelaide United have won their 2nd game of the season in the Australian A-League, posting a 2-1 win over Melbourne City at Coopers Stadium.
A Haitian equestrian center has brought hope to young earthquake survivors with therapeutic horse rides.
British lawmaker, Andrew Mitchell, says he is shocked by the scope of destruction caused by Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen.
Ban Ki-moon has returned to South Korea as a leading presidential candidate while at the same time being dogged by allegations of bribery.
Havana remains adamant that any normalization of relations with the US must include pulling the plug on Radio and TV Marti.
Hundreds of children, living in the buffer zone in Ukraine’s east, have been taken on a tour to visit the peaceful parts of their country.
The Los Angeles Clippers have registered a 105-96 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic.
Britain’s Daniel Evans has booked his spot in the semi-final of ATP 250 Apia International Sydney.
Rights groups say the European Union continues to treat Syrian refugees appallingly.
The first of 100 Airbus planes landed in Tehran’s International Mehrabad Airport.
Israeli forces have arrested more than 40 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank since Wednesday.
A heatwave has swept parts of Australia. A zoo in Sydney has offered icy treats to its animals to help them beat the heat.
Liverpool have suffered a shocking 1-nil defeat at the hands of Southampton in their EFL Cup semi-final first leg at St. Mary's Stadium.
China has designed a gigantic dust screen to tackle the problem of pollution in northern Hebei Province.
An analyst says the discussion of Russia hacking into the US election is really just a waste of time, and if the Americans want to know who was behind the electoral fraud, they should look at the Republicans.
Timber plantation companies in Australia will face strict new rules to protect koalas from being killed or hurt during harvest.
The Turkish lira has experienced record-setting plunges over the past weeks.
Barcelona posted a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao to claim a 4-3 aggregate triumph in the last 16 of the cup.
An activist says institutionalized racism and slavery has been built into the very foundation of the United States.
Iraqi forces are on the verge of liberating the eastern side of Mosul.
French chefs have decided to prepare special meals to help astronauts feel more at home on the ISS.
Theresa May has been accused of being ‘in denial’ about the full extent of the crisis within the NHS.
Dominic Thiem of Austria has also advanced to the last 8 of the event after a 2-1 victory over qualifier Gastao Elias of Portugal.
Viktor Troicki and Dominic Thiem have both come out victorious in their respective matches.
At least 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed as a result of the Saudi war on Yemen since March 2015.