1 January 2019 News

India, Britain, Police, Russia, Afghanistan were the most important topics in the news of the Tuesday 1 January 2019, but also: Attack, Football, Tennis, Bangladesh, Pakistan.

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News from 01/01/2019

Van Gerwen wins third world darts title

Michael Van Gerwen won his third PDC World Darts Championship on Tuesday after beating outsider Michael Smith 7-3 in an underwhelming final at...

Cuba celebrates 60 years of revolution amid challenges and change

Cuba, long a source of inspiration for leftist Latin American governments, celebrated the 60th anniversary of its revolution on Tuesday facing...

New Brazil leader Bolsonaro targets crime, leftwing ‘ideology’

Brazil's new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro declared a crusade against crime, corruption and leftwing ideology as he took office Tuesday...

Veteran giant Karlovic beats teen at Maharashtra Open

Veteran Croatian Ivo Karlovic, two months from his 40th birthday, overcame a rising player less than half his age Tuesday to reach the second...

Arsenal bounce back to rout feeble Fulham

Arsenal responded to their thrashing by Liverpool in the best possible manner reeling off a routine 4-1 humbling of struggling Fulham in their...

WADA confirm Russia misses Moscow doping lab deadline

Russia faced up to the possibility of renewed sporting sanctions on Tuesday when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirmed the country had...

US expresses ‘concern’ with Bangladesh’s lopsided vote

The United States on Tuesday expressed concern about "credible reports of harassment, intimidation and violence" in the weeks before Sunday's...

French police nab 14 migrants at Channel port harbour

French police caught 14 migrants trying to steal a fishing trawler in the Channel port of Boulogne, a local prosecutor said Tuesday.It was the...

Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces, threaten city : official

Taliban fighters killed more than 20 Afghan security forces in simultaneous raids on a provincial capital and district in northern Afghanistan,...

Federer gets bragging rights over Williams in hugely anticipated match

Roger Federer took the honours in the much-anticipated mixed doubles clash with fellow great Serena Williams in what the latter described as...

Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple

Tens of thousands of women formed a human chain across a southern Indian state on Tuesday, in support of a court order overturning a partial...

United defender displays Shaw-fire generosity

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw entered in the Christmas spirit of giving in grand style by spending £10,000 ($12,800) on hampers from...

Rescuers pull baby alive from Russian block after gas blast

Russian rescuers on Tuesday pulled a baby girl alive from the ruins of an apartment block that collapsed in a gas explosion more than a day earlier,...

Death toll hits a new peak in Indian Kashmir

The most deadly year in a decade has left Indian-controlled Kashmir facing a grim future with militant groups and the New Delhi government digging...

South Africa and Pakistan face selection posers

South Africa and Pakistan must resolve selection headaches ahead of the second Test starting at Newlands on Thursday.South Africa's six-wicket...

Afghan Taliban says ‘post-occupation’ discussed with Iran

The Taliban discussed Afghanistan's "post-occupation situation" with Iran in their latest meeting, the group said Tuesday, as Tehran makes a...

After death-defying mine escape, India village prays for ‘rat-hole’ miracle

Saheb Ali felt an icy wind, saw a wall of water hurtling towards him and desperately held on to an electric cable to avoid becoming one of the...

Bangladesh poll landslide raises democracy fears : analysts

A crushing victory for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in an election overshadowed by allegations it was fixed raises fears about the future of...

Kim warns N. Korea could consider change of tack

Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader...

UK counter-terror police probe Manchester knife attack

British counter-terrorism police were investigating a multiple stabbing in which the suspect reportedly shouted "Allah" at a Manchester railway...

Three wounded in Manchester knife attack : UK police

A man, a woman and a police officer were being treated for knife injuries, police said Monday, after a stabbing at a railway station in the British...