December 12, 2017

Russia will allow its Olympic athletes to compete as neutral after ban

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — Russia’s Olympic Committee has voted to back a plan for its athletes to compete at 2018 Winter Olympics under a neutral flag. The move […]
December 12, 2017

Imprisoned Paralympian Oscar Pistorius ‘bruised’ from inmate fight over phone use, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(JOHANNESBERG) — Paralympic athlete and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was apparently bruised in a prison fight over a telephone, South African prison authorities said today. No […]
December 11, 2017

Saudi Arabia to reopen cinemas that have been banned since the 1980s, says crown prince

iStock/Thinstock(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Cinemas are set to open in Saudi Arabia in March 2018 for the first time since they were banned in in the […]
December 11, 2017

Palestinian president will not meet Pence in upcoming trip: foreign minister

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during his upcoming trip to the Middle East because […]