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August 22, 2017 1:18 AM Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe

SINGAPORE (AP) - The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia, leaving 10 U.S. sailors missing and five injured. It was the second major collision in two months involving the 7th Fleet. Seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald

August 21, 2017 6:04 PM U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid heightened tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack. It’s all a drill, a large-scale theoretical exercise aimed at protecting democratic South Korea, a U.S. ally. The military exercises — known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian — have been in the works

August 21, 2017 4:00 PM Manchester City's Samir Nasri completes move to Turkish side Antalyaspor completes move to Turkish side Antalyaspor

Samir Nasri, who scored 27 goals in 176 appearances for City and won both the league title and the League Cup twice, ends a six-year spell at the club. Samir Nasri has completed his move from Manchester City to Turkish side Antalyaspor, signing a two-year deal, the Premier League side said on Monday. Nasri, who scored 27 goals in 176 appearances for City and won both the league

August 20, 2017 4:02 AM Manana stays on as an MP

Despite quitting as deputy minister of higher education and apologising for his “ utterly shameful” actions, Mduduzi Manana will remain an MP. Manana’s resignation yesterday was prompted by advice that he opt for the softer landing of quitting rather than being fired by President Jacob Zuma. City Press has learnt that the plan was for Zuma to ask him to resign 3

August 17, 2017 4:23 PM As Rain Keeps Falling, Sierra Leone Scrambles To Find Mudslide Survivors

Search and rescue team members and soldiers work near a mudslide site and a damaged building near Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 15. Sierra Leone, a country that has been battered by Ebola, civil war and massive floods suffered yet another tragedy this week. Government and international aid workers are racing the clock to find survivors after a mudslide 1

August 17, 2017 3:34 AM Kaya Tiwi tingling with intent

The Kenyan trio of champions Kaya Tiwi, Tigoi Girls and St Brigid’s Kiminini will be looking to sweep all medals in basketball at this year’s Brookside East Africa Secondary School games in Gulu, Uganda. The three schools will be aiming to extend the country’s dominance in the sport during the regional games which begin on Saturday. Kenya has won the girls’ 4

August 16, 2017 4:46 PM Man City table £60m bid for Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez as Real Madrid circle

That’s according to Spanish news outlet Don Balon who say City are still firmly in the hunt for the Chilean. However, the La Liga champions have only taken a casual interest given Arsenal’s refusal to sell to a Premier League rival. Sanchez has now entered the final year of his contract and has so far refused to sign an extension. He missed the Community 2

August 16, 2017 8:58 AM Real Madrid superstars’ epic one-touch warm-up game will leave you speechless

Los Blancos welcome Lionel Messi to the Bernabeu tonight holding a 3-1 advantage from the first leg on Sunday night – but they will be without Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese superstar was handed a five game ban from the Spanish FA for shoving the referee following his dismissal at the weekend. Despite missing their talisman, Madrid looked in high spirits 2

August 15, 2017 8:17 PM Read the Full Transcript of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day Speech

Greetings from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day. Nation is celebrating the Independence Day with the festival of Janamashtmi today . I can see a number of Bal Kanahiyas here. We are fortunate to have in our cultural and historical heritage from a Sudarshan Chakradhari Mohan to Charkhadhari Mohan. From the ramparts 2

August 14, 2017 2:42 PM Why Ronaldo's ban can be a good thing for Real Madrid

It is official: Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Real Madrid's next five matches. The Portuguese forward has received the suspension for pushing the referee in Sunday's 3-1 win over Barcelona at Camp Nou. It could have been worse, though, and it may actually be a blessing in disguise for Los Blancos. Ronaldo returned to training later than his team-mates 15