Archive of 25 April 2019

France’s Macron vows tax cuts after months of protests

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron Thursday promised significant tax cuts but also a return to public order in France as he revealed his long-awaited response to...

Mexico ready to apologize to US over border incident: AMLO

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's president said Thursday he was willing to offer an apology to the United States, if necessary, to cool an escalating war of...

In degrading Nature humanity harms itself, UN report warns

PARIS: Diplomats and scientists from 130 nations gather in Paris next week to vet and validate the first UN global assessment of the state of...

Tennis: WTA Istanbul results

ISTANBUL: Results from the WTA tournament in Istanbul on Thursday (x denotes seeding):   2nd rd Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) bt Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 6-4, 6-3 Petra Martic (CRO x6)...

Europe’s far-right touts ‘new European harmony’ in EU vote

PRAGUE: Marine Le Pen, head of France's National Rally party, on Thursday said Europe's populist far-right parties are offering a "new European harmony" to voters...

Tennis: Budapest ATP results

BUDAPEST: Budapest ATP results on Thursday (x denotes seeded player):   2nd rd Pablo Cuevas (URU) bt Marin Cilic (CRO x1) 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/3) Matteo Berrettini (ITA)...

Japan’s Abe says no-deal Brexit must be avoided ‘by all means’

BRUSSELS: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday a no-deal Brexit must be avoided "by all means" because Japanese companies see Britain as the gateway...

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