28 July 2017
Updated 18:00

Britain lifts laptop ban for some flights from Turkey

Britain says it will keep personal electronics restrictions from other Turkish airports and several countries

Britain on Friday lifted a ban on personal electronic devices for flights from Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport but will keep restrictions for Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and other Turkish hubs.

Arteaga has become an iconic figure of the chaotic rallies that have sent shockwaves through Venezuela as the opposition tries to push President Nicolas Maduro out of office

Arteaga has become an iconic figure of the chaotic rallies that have sent shockwaves through Venezuela as the opposition tries to push President Nicolas Maduro out of office

Venezuela's protesting violinist detained: NGO

A young Venezuelan famous for playing the violin at anti-government protests has been arrested by military personnel in Caracas, a human rights organization said Friday.

One dead, several wounded in Hamburg supermarket knife attack: police

Police cordon off the area around a supermarket in the northern German city of Hamburg, where a man killed one person and wounded several others in a knife attack, on July 28, 2017

A man killed one person and wounded several others in a knife attack at a supermarket in the German city of Hamburg Friday before being detained by police.

Tesla is launching its Model 3 eletric car aimed at the mass market, in what could be a major milestone

Tesla is launching its Model 3 eletric car aimed at the mass market, in what could be a major milestone

Tesla 3 to hit the road in automotive milestone

Tesla delivers its first Model 3 vehicles Friday in what is likely to be a milestone for electric cars and possibly for the entire auto industry.

Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia would wait to see how Donald Trump responded to US sanctions on Moscow before taking similar action

Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington.

The September 11 Museum in New York, which features exhibits such as the last pillar to stand at Ground Zero, receives an average of 9,000 visitors a day

The September 11 Museum in New York, which features exhibits such as the last pillar to stand at Ground Zero, receives an average of 9,000 visitors a day

New York's 9/11 museum draws 10 million visitors

New York's museum dedicated to the Al-Qaeda attacks of September 11, 2001 has drawn more than 10 million visitors in just over three years, staff said Friday.

Embattled Trump faces Republican revolt, staff infighting

There are growing signs that US President Donald Trump's threats and barbs to keep Republicans in line are losing their potency

Donald Trump suffered yet another humiliating blow Friday as a small group of Republican rebels dealt him a stinging legislative defeat on health care, adding to the woes of a White House riven by vicious infighting.

Bekir Irtegun (L), seen here playing for Fenebahce in 2013, is one of several present and former footballers to be detained in the wake of Turkey's failed coup

Bekir Irtegun (L), seen here playing for Fenebahce in 2013, is one of several present and former footballers to be detained in the wake of Turkey's failed coup

Football: Turkish international Irtegun detained over 'coup links'

Turkish authorities on Friday detained international footballer Bekir Irtegun on suspicion of links to the group blamed for the July 15, 2016 failed coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Kohli puts India on target for crushing win

Indian batsman captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the third day of the first Test match between Sri Lanka and India in Galle on July 28, 2017

Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund fired quick runs off dispirited Sri Lankan bowlers on Friday to power India to a hefty second-innings lead of nearly 500 in the first Test.

Laurene Powell Jobs, seen in this 2015 photo, is acquiring a majority stake in The Atlantic magazine through her Emerson Collective organization

Laurene Powell Jobs, seen in this 2015 photo, is acquiring a majority stake in The Atlantic magazine through her Emerson Collective organization

Steve Jobs' widow takes stake in Atlantic magazine

An organization led by the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs announced Friday it was taking a majority stake in The Atlantic, a prestigious 160-year-old cultural magazine.

Crimea left in dark after Russian power shutdown

Ukraine stopped supplying energy to Crimea in late 2015, leaving the region reliant on an underwater cable running from Russia and inhabitants facing frequent problems

The annexed Crimea peninsula was plunged into darkness Friday after a shutdown in Russia caused a massive power cut, officials said.

US gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.6 percent in the April-June period

US gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.6 percent in the April-June period

US economy grows 2.6% in second quarter

The US economy gathered speed in the second quarter, more than doubling the growth pace of the first three months of the year as consumer and defense spending accelerated, according to data released Friday.

Neymar promo event off amid transfer talk: China organisers

Barcelona forward Neymar is reportedly mulling a huge move to Paris Saint-Germain

A promotional event in China featuring Neymar was cancelled Friday because he and his advisers are "busy with transfer issues", organisers said, amid frenzied speculation about a record-breaking move.

England's Ben Stokes bats on the second day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on July 28, 2017

England's Ben Stokes bats on the second day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on July 28, 2017

England's Stokes stars after South Africa snare Cook in 3rd Test

Ben Stokes took the attack to South Africa after Alastair Cook fell in sight of a hundred on the second day of the third Test at The Oval on Friday.

ExxonMobil Q2 profits nearly double on higher oil prices to $3.4 bn

Higher oil prices caused ExxonMobil's profits in the second quarter to nearly double, although the US upstream operation again posted a loss

ExxonMobil saw its second-quarter profits nearly double from the year-ago period due to higher oil prices and better refining margins, the company reported Friday.

Briton Daniel Kaye, who also faces investigation over hacking cases in Britain, hides his face during an earlier court session investigating a 2016 cyber attack
against German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom

Briton Daniel Kaye, who also faces investigation over hacking cases in Britain, hides his face during an earlier court session investigating a 2016 cyber attack against German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom

British hacker convicted in Germany of major cyber attack

A British man was handed a suspended jail sentence by a German court Friday for a massive cyber attack against Deutsche Telekom last year.

China outrage over 'panda abuse' video

Pandas at China's Chengdu research facility on July 27, 2017

Viral video footage of giant panda cubs being dragged and hurled around by staff at a Chinese breeding centre has sparked online outrage and accusations of cruelty towards the country's favourite animal.

DIARIO TV

Bono at Eliseo received from Macron

Bono, leader of the U2 and co-founder of the ONG «One», arrives at the Eliseo for an interview with French President Emmanuel Macron. The Irish rock band will perform on 25 and 26 July at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris.

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Life & Style

Actor Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year

Actor Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year

Russell Crowe to lead new Asian film jury in Australia

Hollywood star Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year, which will recognise excellence in Asian movie-making for the first time.

Violinist shines new spotlight on Australia nuclear tests

The name Maralinga brings blank stares from most people, the melodic word hardly indicative of what happened in that isolated stretch of Australia -- secret nuclear tests by Britain.

Paris «love locks» sale raises thousands for refugees

A charity auction selling off «love locks» from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday brought in over $270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists.

Sports

Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino (R) challenges Germany's forward Timo Werner during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final football match June 29, 2017

Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino (R) challenges Germany's forward Timo Werner during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final football match June 29, 2017

Rapid-fire Goretzka puts Germany in Confed Cup final

Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening spell to Thursday's 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico.

Usain Bolt confirms he is in final season of «wonderful career»

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this «emotional» season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.

Italy close to being competitive RugbyU force - O'Shea

Italy coach Conor O'Shea says he's gutted to come so close to upsetting Australia but proud of the strides the Azzurri have made to become a competitive rugby force.

SciTech

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is focusing on «the most important project in artificial intelligence» - software that powers self-driving vehicles

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is focusing on «the most important project in artificial intelligence» - software that powers self-driving vehicles

Could Apple's next big thing be a car?

The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company's plans for traction in a market where others have been speeding along.

Apple opens first official store in Southeast Asia

Apple opened its first Southeast Asia store in Singapore on Saturday, drawing hundreds of excited fans to the swanky two-storey site in the city's upmarket shopping district.

Ransomware, the weapon wielded in cyber attacks

A software that demands a ransom was the weapon of choice used in a wave of unprecedented global cyber attacks Friday that affected 130,000 systems in more than 100 countries.

Health

Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety

Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety

Medical marijuana woos four-legged fans

It's early morning, just after breakfast, and six-year-old Cayley is wide awake, eagerly anticipating her daily dose of cannabis.

Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row

Indian doctors on Tuesday angrily rejected claims that they had lied about the amount of weight an Egyptian once believed to be the world's heaviest woman had lost following surgery.

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.