Messi plans to finish his career with Inter Miami

Lionel Messi intends to finish his career with Inter Miami – but has no plans to retire just yet. The eight-time Ballon d’Or winner, 36, joined the Major League Soccer (MLS) club last summer after leaving Paris St-Germain. That followed…

3 Americans implicated in Congo coup attempt go on trial

Three Americans accused of being involved in last month’s attempted coup in Congo appeared in a military court in Kinshasa on Friday, along with dozens of other defendants who were lined up on plastic chairs before the judge on the…

Gunman shot, detained after gun battle outside US Embassy in Beirut

Six people, including the alleged gunman, have been arrested in connection with a shooting Wednesday morning near the entrance to the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, that injured a Lebanese guard, authorities said. Shots from “small arms” were heard at…

Joe Biden shows support for son as his gun trial begins

US President Joe Biden has said he has “boundless love” for his son Hunter as jury selection in his federal gun case started on Monday. Hunter Biden has been charged in Delaware with three felonies stemming from a 2018 firearm…

Rupert Murdoch ties the knot for the 5th time in ceremony at his California vineyard

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch, 93, has married for the fifth time, his corporation, News Corp, confirmed Sunday. Murdoch and Elena Zhukova, a 67-year-old Russian-born retired molecular biologist, wed Saturday in a ceremony at his vineyard estate in Bel Air, California.…

No Gaza ceasefire until Israel war aims achieved, Netanyahu says

Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted there will be no permanent ceasefire in Gaza until Hamas’ military and governing capabilities are destroyed and all hostages are released. The statement from Israel’s prime minister comes after US President Joe Biden announced Israel had…

Dali: Ship that hit Baltimore bridge on the move again

The ship that slammed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore was re-floated on Monday after being stuck for nearly eight weeks. The Dali was moved by tugboats “under favourable environmental conditions”, according to the US Army Corps of…

4 dead after powerful storms slam Houston, Texas

Thunderstorms have killed four people and knocked out power to nearly a million homes and businesses in south-east Texas. “We have a storm with 100 mph winds, the equivalent of Hurricane Ike, considerable damage downtown,” said the mayor of Houston,…

Messi, Argentina will play 2 warm-up matches in US ahead of Copa America

Defending champion Argentina will prepare for the upcoming Copa America tournament by playing warm-up matches against Ecuador and Guatemala next month in the United States. Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates will face Ecuador at Soldier Field in Chicago on…

China’s Xi Jinping rolls out red carpet for close friend Putin in strong show of unity

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to deepen their strategic partnership in Beijing on Thursday, in a stark show of their growing alignment as Moscow’s troops advance in Ukraine. Putin — whose delegation includes top defense…

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