Angelique Kerber fulfils dream in New York
Angelique Kerber of Deutschland outlasted Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic to attain a dream she nursed as a young child. With her 6/3; 4/6; 6-3 victory, she added the second grand slam title in a spectacular year of her career.
Fifteen years on, 9/11 seared into New York history
New York marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks more resilient, wealthier and more diverse than ever, yet that terrible day is forever seared into its DNA. The Al-Qaeda hijackings of September 11, 2001 -- the first foreign attack on the US mainland in nearly two centuries -- ruptured a sense of safety…
Suspect in New York Imam shooting pleads ‘not guilty’
A New York City man appeared in court on Tuesday and denied charges he shot and killed a Muslim cleric and his assistant on a street in the borough of Queens over the weekend.
Suspected New York imam killer charged with murder
New York police charged a suspect with the double murder of a New York imam and his friend, in a brutal slaying that sent shock waves through US Muslim communities.
Third night of New York protests against police abuses
Several hundred demonstrators marched peacefully in New York City late Saturday for the third consecutive night to protest police abuses against black people.
Arik Air sponsors conjoined twins to New York for surgery
Arik Air has sponsored the return tickets to New York for conjoined twins, Miracle and Testimony Ayeni, in order for them to have immediate access to medical care and surgery that they require.
Learning the ropes amidst policy somersault
You campaign in poetry, you govern in prose.” That was the famous dictum by the democratic politician and 52nd Governor of New York, Mario Matthew Cuomo.
Statue of Hitler goes for $17.2 mn at New York auction
A statue of Hitler on his knees was auctioned Sunday for $17.2 million, a record for a work by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.
HRW condemns 'serious abuses' of detainees in Yemen
Warring parties in south Yemen have committed "serious abuses" against civilians and fighters in their custody, including summary executions, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. The New York-based watchdog warned southern fighters loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Iran-backed Shiite Huthi rebels that they could face prosecution for war crimes. It accused both sides…