Top 10 world athletes in 2019

December 31, 2019 admin 0

As the sporting year draws to a close, here is Xinhua News Agency’s selection of the world’s top 10 athletes in 2019: 1. Lionel Messi (Argentina, football) The 32-year-old Argentina and Barcelona forward was voted […]


Over 50 Syrian refugees arrive in Ireland

December 31, 2019 admin 0

Over 50 Syrian refugees including 28 children aged under eight arrived in Ireland on Monday and will be resettled in the country under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme, national radio and television broadcaster RTE reported. […]


147 IS suspects detained across Turkey

December 30, 2019 admin 0

Turkish police on Monday detained a total of 147 people in nine provinces, including foreign nationals, over their suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) militant group. Police launched operations in many locations in the […]


Footie: West Ham sacks manager Pellegrini

December 29, 2019 admin 0

West Ham United have sacked manager Manuel Pellegrini on Saturday after the London club’s 2-1 home defeat by Leicester City. West Ham collected 19 points from 19 Premier League games, ranking 17th in the standings […]