Former NHL star Greg Johnson died from self-inflicted gunshot wound – autopsy

Former NHL center Greg Johnson died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to an autopsy report published this week.

Fukushima executives cleared over nuclear disaster

‘This is only the beginning of a major battle’, says prosecution lawyer

Japan's World Cup offers new hope but same old questions remain

The World Cup's first foray to Asia is a groundbreaking moment for the sport but many of the questions that have loomed over tournaments past do so again

OECD cuts growth outlook to post-crisis low

The trade war between the United States and China has plunged global growth to its lowest levels in a decade, the OECD said on Thursday as it slashed its forecasts.

Afghanistan: Dozens killed as Kabul, Taliban step up attacks

At least 30 killed after Afghan forces backed by US accidentally bombs farmers while up to 20 killed in Taliban attack.

French hard-left leader Mélenchon in court for obstructing police raid

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the France Unbowed founder, went on trial Thursday with five other party leaders over clashes with police and magistrates during raids on his home and party offices last October. He faces charges of rebellion, provocation and intimidation.

Trump humiliated: Did US just admit only Putin can defend Saudi Arabia from Iran attacks?

DONALD TRUMP has been humiliated after Iran's attack on oil fields in Saudi Arabia leaves the Kingdom considering turning to Vladimir Putin's S-400 missiles over unreliable US defence systems.

Daily roundup: Gear up with our survival guide to queueing up for the new iPhone 11 - and other top

Stay in the know with a recap of our top stories today. 1. ​Gear up with our survival guide to queueing up for the new iPhone 11 Over the next couple of days,hundreds of people young and old will sacrifice their time and sanity to get their hands on the latest iPhones on Sept 20... » READ MORE

Why Starbucks is now on Hong Kong protesters’ business boycott list

The coffee chain's local franchise owner has close China ties.

Airbus to boost cooperation with China, Tianjin to be firm’s manufacturing center in Asia

Airbus to boost cooperation with China, Tianjin to be firm’s manufacturing center in Asia

India may become winner in US-China trade war

India may become winner in US-China trade war

Dark Horses Russia Hope to Spring a Surprise on Japan in 2019 Rugby World Cup Opener

When the Rugby World Cup was held in Britain in 2015, Japan pulled off one of the greatest shocks in the sport’s history when they beat South Africa. Sputnik looks at this year’s tournament and wonders who could be the David against rugby’s Goliaths.

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