Bayer Leverkusen writes more history in first ever unbeaten Bundesliga season
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Bayer Leverkusen writes more history in first ever unbeaten Bundesliga season

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — The Bundesliga season had only half an hour left and Bayer Leverkusen got nervous. Middle-of-the-table visitor Augsburg cut Leverkusen’s lead in half. Leverkusen’s undefeated streak in the Bundesliga was on the line on Saturday. It made late winning goals a trademark this season but appeared vulnerable to a comeback. But the…

South Korean military says North Korea test-fired ‘ballistic missiles’
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South Korean military says North Korea test-fired ‘ballistic missiles’

North Korea has test-fired short-range “ballistic missiles” towards the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military said a day after it conducted joint drills with the United States using stealth fighter jets to simulate air combat. In a brief statement on Friday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launches were made from North…

Slovakia PM Robert Fico in ‘very serious’ condition after being shot
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Slovakia PM Robert Fico in ‘very serious’ condition after being shot

Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico is stable but his condition remains “very serious”, his deputy has said, after an assassination attempt that shocked the country and drew global condemnation. Fico, 59, was shot five times in the central town of Handlova on Wednesday. He was in critical condition and underwent several hours of emergency surgery….

France backs controversial New Caledonia vote changes amid continued unrest
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France backs controversial New Caledonia vote changes amid continued unrest

France has adopted controversial reforms to New Caledonia’s voting rules, which have led to the worst unrest in the Pacific territory in more than 30 years. The administration in New Caledonia said that more than 130 people had been arrested in rioting, which began on Monday night with cars and buildings set alight and shops looted….

What Man City’s victory over Tottenham means for Arsenal and the title race
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What Man City’s victory over Tottenham means for Arsenal and the title race

Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Tottenham has left Arsenal needing a miracle on the final day of the Premier League season to clinch the title. Victory for Pep Guardiola’s side on Tuesday night means they now sit at the top of the table on 88 points, two clear of second-placed Arsenal on 86. The only way Arsenal can clinch their…

Arsenal tops Man United, takes Premier League title race to the wire
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Arsenal tops Man United, takes Premier League title race to the wire

Arsenal kept its Premier League title dreams alive by ending an Old Trafford hoodoo to grind out a 1-0 win at Manchester United on Sunday, moving back top of the table and taking the championship battle down to the last weekend. Leandro Trossard scored the only goal on 20 minutes as Arsenal won for just…

NBA playoffs: Nuggets edge Timberwolves, Pacers thrash Knicks in game 4
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NBA playoffs: Nuggets edge Timberwolves, Pacers thrash Knicks in game 4

Nikola Jokic finished with 35 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as the Denver Nuggets held on for a 115-107 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves in game four of the NBA playoff Western Conference semifinal series in Minneapolis. Defending champions Nuggets outgunned the Timberwolves on Sunday as the Indiana Pacers pulled even with the New…

Lithuania’s Nauseda wins first round of presidential election
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Lithuania’s Nauseda wins first round of presidential election

Incumbent Gitanas Nauseda has won the first round of voting in Lithuania’s presidential election, putting him on track for a second and final term in office. With nearly all of the votes counted, former banker Nauseda was on 46 percent, just short of the overall majority needed for a first-round victory. Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte…

Thousands protest against Israel’s participation in Eurovision final
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Thousands protest against Israel’s participation in Eurovision final

Thousands of people have protested in the Swedish city of Malmo against Israel’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest, with Israel’s war on Gaza casting a shadow over the final of the glitzy contest. On Saturday, a large crowd of protesters gathered on the central square of the Swedish host city before marching towards the contest venue,…