6 January 2019 News

India, United States, Football, Donald Trump, Malaysia were the most important topics in the news of the Sunday 6 January 2019, but also: Pakistan, Australia, The European Union, Storm, Lifestyle.

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News from 06/01/2019

Young relieved as Wasps return to winning ways

Dai Young was proud of his Wasps side as they won for just the second time in 14 matches with a 27-16 victory over Northampton in the English...

Tense wait for election results in volatile DR Congo

A week after crucial elections to replace long-term president Joseph Kabila, the DR Congo was on tenterhooks Sunday with no date for the announcement...

Trump aide sets conditions for US Syria withdrawal

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser on Sunday set out conditions for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria, saying the...

Banned Australians Warner and Smith make BPL debut

Banned Australian cricketers David Warner and Steve Smith made a low-scoring debut in the Bangladesh Premier League on Sunday, amassing just...

S. Africa want respect for ‘positive’ cricket after Du Plessis banned

The South African team management on Sunday called for flexibility in dealing with over-rate regulations following a one-match ban imposed on...

French women reclaim ‘yellow vest’ protests with peaceful demo

Hundreds of women on Sunday marched in Paris to reclaim France's "yellow vest" movement from violent activists, a day after protesters smashed...

Aussies slump, India soar on day of Asian Cup upsets

Australia made a horror start to their title defence and unfancied India stunned Thailand on a day of upsets at the Asian Cup on Sunday.The Socceroos...

India post shock 4-1 win over Thailand at Asian Cup

Cricket-mad India stunned Thailand 4-1 at the Asian Cup football tournament on Sunday, veteran striker Sunil Chhetri scoring twice in their Group...

Trump digs in on wall, as shutdown enters week three

President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, claiming "tremendous" support...

Indian scientists slam ancient Hindu ‘stem cell’ claim

The organisers of a major Indian science conference distanced themselves Sunday from speakers who used the prestigious event to dismiss Einstein's...

South Africa skipper Du Plessis suspended for third Test

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis was on Sunday suspended for one Test because of his team's slow over rate as they beat Pakistan in Cape Town.The...

Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport says fears death if repatriated

A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old...

Malaysian king abdicates in historic first

Malaysia's king abdicated Sunday in a historic first for the country that ended weeks of speculation about his future after he took medical leave...

Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport says fears death if repatriated

A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old...

Egypt’s Sisi inaugurates Coptic cathedral after bomb blast

Egypt inaugurated a massive cathedral under heavy security on Coptic Christmas Eve Sunday, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a church in the...

Malaysia’s king abdicates : palace statement

Malaysia's king has abdicated, royal officials said Sunday, ending weeks of speculation about his future after he took a leave of absence and...

South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets to clinch series

South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets on the fourth day of the second Test at Newlands on Sunday. Pakistan claimed a wicket and forced...

Bayern Munich hand Ribery “heavy fine” for Tweetstorm

Bayern Munich will impose "a heavy fine" on Franck Ribery for his obscenity laced outburst on social media, the club's sporting director Hasan...

Pakistan rolls out red carpet welcome for UAE crown prince

The red carpet was rolled out for Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan in Islamabad Sunday, just weeks after his country...

Ruthless India force Australia to follow on

A ruthless India took a stranglehold on the fourth and final Test in Sydney on Sunday, mopping up Australia's tail and forcing them to follow...

‘Brex-lit’ : Social tensions inspire British novelists

With Britain's decision to leave the EU exposing fault lines across society, fiction writers are responding with an increasing array of Brexit-infused...

Australia dismissed for 300, India enforce follow-on

Australia were bowled out for 300 in their first innings of the fourth and final Test in Sydney on Sunday, leaving them 322 adrift of India who...

Carlos Ghosn to ‘vigorously’ defend himself in Japanese court : son

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will "vigorously" defend himself in a Japanese court this week after refusing to sign a confession in return...

Johannesburg’s grandest old colonial club seeks new image

With its imposing columned facade, hunting trophies and oil portraits, the Rand Club in Johannesburg's city centre is a relic of South Africa's...

The art of shedding light on gifts with possible Nazi ties

When Georges F. Keller began donating paintings by masters like Henri Matisse and Salvador Dali to the Kunstmuseum in Bern his reputation was...

Danish shows take TV world by storm

With original boundary-breaking content, thrilling plots and charismatic actors, Danish television series have captivated audiences worldwide...

Woodland leads McIlroy by three at Tournament of Champions

Gary Woodland eagled the 15th hole in a five-under par 68 on Saturday that kept him three strokes in front of Rory McIlroy atop the US PGA Tour...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks Golden Globes with surprise coda

"Bohemian Rhapsody" pulled a major upset at the close of the Golden Globes on Sunday, taking home the final two top prizes to put itself into...

Venezuela’s assembly rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

Venezuela's opposition-controlled but toothless National Assembly declared Nicolas Maduro's presidency illegitimate on Saturday, calling on the...