A man with no plan?

US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York

Trump's fiery UN address redefines US role in the world

President Donald Trump's debut speech at the United Nations featured saber-rattling aplenty, but it also showed glimmers of a Trump doctrine that could transform America's place in the world.

Business

Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China

Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing.

Made-in-China jet takes maiden flight

The first large made-in-China passenger plane took off on its maiden test flight Friday, marking a key milestone on the country's ambitious journey to compete with the world's leading aircraft makers.

German

Coalition wrangling looms for Merkel after German poll

Chancellor Angela Merkel may be on track to win a fourth term in Sunday's election, but exactly what Germany's next government will look like is anyone's guess as thorny coalition talks loom.

High-stakes election for Germany's long-term unemployed

Dozens of unemployed people troop into a church in the working-class Garath district of Duesseldorf, western Germany each Friday to load up on donated food, a small gesture towards those left by the wayside in a booming economy.

Automotive

China rises at Frankfurt car show

Traditional heavyweights Fiat, Peugeot and Volvo may have shunned this year's Frankfurt auto show (IAA), but for Chinese and Taiwanese carmakers looking to make inroads in Europe the chance to step into the limelight was not to be missed.

War on terrorism

Anti-Taliban Afghan fighters listening to their commander during a patrol against Taliban insurgents at Jamshedi, on the outskirts of northern Faryab province

Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgents

Afghanistan is considering training and arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories where Islamic militants have been driven out, officials say, sparking fears the local forces could become another thuggish militia.

Bomber attacks foreign military convoy in Afghanistan

A suicide attacker driving an explosives-filled vehicle slammed into a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, with reports of several soldiers wounded.

Korean crisis

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged "stronger pressure" on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions with a missile test and said it wanted to match American nuclear strength.

Chinese banks halt transactions for North Koreans

Branches of China's biggest banks have suspended financial transactions for North Koreans, employees told AFP, suggesting that Beijing has pursued stronger measures against its nuclear-armed ally than previously thought.

Terrorism

«Wall of fire» in London bucket bomb attack

Eyewitnesses heard a loud bang and saw a «wall of fire» when a bomb went off on a packed London Underground train on Friday, with some commuters badly burned and others stampeding to the exit.

Migrants

Number of migrants arriving in Spain soars

The number of migrants arriving in Spain so far this year has soared more than 88 percent from the same period in 2016, Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said Tuesday.

Austria

Austria president makes pro-EU plea ahead of key vote

In an impassioned pro-EU plea, Austria's president Alexander Van der Bellen urged voters Tuesday to «carefully consider» their choice in October elections, which look set to return the far-right to power.

US Politics

Clinton says «no doubt» Trump team intersected with Russia

Hillary Clinton, who on Tuesday released her tell-all memoir about the 2016 presidential campaign, said she has «no doubt» that Donald Trump's associates helped Russia interfere in the US election.

Clinton plays blame game in new book

Hillary Clinton takes responsibility for her devastating loss to Donald Trump in her tell-all book about the 2016 presidential race, but she also blames Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin and others, published excerpts show.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Economic cost of Harvey, Irma could be $290 bn: forecaster

The combined economic cost of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma could reach $290 billion, equivalent to 1.5 percent of the US gross domestic product, US forecaster AccuWeather said in a report Sunday.

What we know about flooded Texas chemical plant

Explosions at a flooded Texas chemical plant -- which prior to Hurricane Harvey had a clean safety record -- sent a plume of toxic smoke spewing from the site Thursday, triggering concerns about the impact on local residents.

Syrian crisis

US-backed Syria force says seizes Raqa Old City from IS

US-backed Syrian fighters ousted the Islamic State group from Raqa's Old City on Friday, bringing them closer than ever to the jihadist bastion's well-defended and densely populated heart.

Where does IS stand after Iraq, Syria losses?

The Islamic State group has suffered a string of defeats on the battlefield that have left its «caliphate» straddling Iraq and Syria in tatters, three years after it was declared.

Monetary policy

US dollar losing its luster as safe haven investment

In times of uncertainty or crisis, investors typically take refuge in «safe» options like the Swiss franc, gold or the US dollar, but under President Donald Trump the greenback has lost its luster, especially to the euro.

Caution expected as Draghi, Yellen head to Jackson Hole

Central bank chiefs from the world's wealthiest economies will face pressing policy questions when they address an annual economists' confab in Wyoming on Friday.

Fight against terrorism

Britain will send more troops to Iraq to bolster IS fight

Britain will send a small contingent of expert troops to Iraq to help coalition forces drive out Islamic State jihadists, Defence Minister Michael Fallon said Thursday.

Iraqi forces advance towards heart of IS-held bastion

Iraqi forces advanced Wednesday towards central Tal Afar, one of the Islamic State group's last strongholds in the country, as aid workers braced for an exodus of civilians fleeing the fighting.

White House

US, Canada aim for NAFTA deal by year's end

US President Donald Trump and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau hope to reach a deal to revamp NAFTA by year's end, the White House said Thursday.

US misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

The US government doesn't have a clear idea of what NAFTA covers, a business body representing several big North American multinationals said on Tuesday after Washington picked a trade fight with Canada.

DIARIO TV

Basket Nba, unveil the new jerseys of all teams

So many NBA stars from Travis Scott to Kevin Durant at Paul George for the evening that kicked off the new partnership with Nike. During the presentation, rapper Travis Scott also performed.

Miss Transgender 2017 in India, wins a 26-year-old from Calcutta

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Recorded Samosa: Indian appetizer from 153.1 kg

25/08/2017 11:10:04

Bono at Eliseo received from Macron

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Returns the Minions, in Los Angeles the first of «Despicable Me 3»

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Life & Style

The eyes of the fashion world will once again be on Milan

The eyes of the fashion world will once again be on Milan

Hot new talent to light up Milan Fashion Week

Fashion week roars into Milan on Wednesday with hotly anticipated shows from fresh talent as well as from luxury titans including Moschino and Armani, who are battling for their share of a rebounding market.

Stars flock to Emmys for television's big night

Television's biggest stars were dusting off their designer frocks and getting suited and booted Sunday for their chance to snag the biggest prizes for the small screen.

Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history

Singapore cartoonist Sonny Liew swept the comic industry's «Oscars» and is a hit at home, but the city-state has struggled with how to respond to his surprise best seller, which challenges its own carefully-scripted version of history.

Sports

Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen competes during the qualifying session of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, on September 16, 2017

Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen competes during the qualifying session of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, on September 16, 2017

Confident Vettel leaves Hamilton needing «miracle»

Sebastian Vettel heads into Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix brimming with confidence after a blistering run in qualifying while championship leader Lewis Hamilton is praying for a «miracle».

England's Billy Vunipola warns tired players could strike

England's Billy Vunipola has warned that players could go on strike if rugby bosses fail to reduce the number of matches played over the gruelling season.

Arsenal to probe fan chaos during Europa clash

Arsenal will investigate how vast numbers of Cologne supporters gained access to the home sections of the Emirates Stadium for Thursday's Europa League match, sparking crowd trouble.

SciTech

In Gaza, which has seen three wars with Israel since 2008, it is almost unheard of for companies to work with Israelis

In Gaza, which has seen three wars with Israel since 2008, it is almost unheard of for companies to work with Israelis

Israeli firms seek hi-tech help -- in Gaza

When Dan Leubitz needed a contractor for a project with his Israeli tech firm, one address in the list of tenders caught his eye: Gaza.

Facebook revamps policy after report on anti-Semitic targeting

Facebook said it was revising its advertising policies to prevent «discriminatory» targeting after a news report showed marketers could aim messages at categories of people such as «Jew haters.»

Ancient whales were predators not gentle giants

Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said Wednesday in a discovery they believe debunks theories the mammals used their teeth to filter feed like today's gentle giants.

Health

Tracking where eggs come from

Tracking where eggs come from

Tainted eggs scandal reaches Italy

Two of 114 egg samples tested in Italy have shown traces of the insecticide fipronil, Italy's health ministry said Monday, making the country the latest to become embroiled in a Europe-wide scandal.

Opioid drug maker settles US lawsuit for $4.5 million

Opioid drug maker Insys agreed to pay $4.5 million Friday to end a lawsuit in which it was accused of deceptive marketing, one of the first settlements of civil suits that drug manufacturers face over a US overdose epidemic.

Death rates far higher for «alternative» cancer cures

People who choose alternative cures for common cancers are up to five times more likely to die compared to those opting for standard treatments, the lead scientist of a new study told AFP Friday.