US duo Hawayek, Baker win ice dance at Four Continents

American ice dancers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker took gold at the Four Continents championships in Taipei Thursday, claiming their…

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Mattis calls for Turkish ‘restraint’ in Syria

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged Turkey on Tuesday to show restraint in its offensive against a Kurdish militia in…

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Oil spill disasters in the past 50 years

Concerns are growing over an oil slick off China’s east coast after an Iranian tanker, the Sanchi, exploded and sank…

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Strikes hit Greece over move to curb industrial action

A general strike crippled public transport in Athens on Monday and was set to hit air traffic ahead of a…

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UK’s Guardian daily goes tabloid to cut costs

Britain’s Guardian newspaper has adopted a new tabloid format and a re-designed masthead with simple black lettering from Monday as…

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