Asian shares rose yesterday, as investors tracked Wall Street gains after a new Federal Reserve chair was nominated and Apple suppliers benefited from the company’s strong earnings report.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who aims to unseat Vladimir Putin in presidential elections next year, was detained by police ahead of a rally yesterday and could face up to a month in jail.
Torino goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu returns to the limelight in today’s Turin derby against Juventus as he looks to prove he can relaunch his career after two difficult years between Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla and Osasuna.
Everton’s Europa League group-stage campaign got off to a disastrous start yesterday as Ronald Koeman’s side were taken apart in Italy, losing 3-0 to Atalanta.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has brushed off suggestions that the north London club are in the midst of a crisis three games into the season and called for perspective after their 4-0 defeat by Liverpool in their last Premier League game.
Fighters from Saraya Ahl al-Sham, a Syrian rebel group, will start on Saturday to pull out of an enclave in Lebanon on the border with Syria along with some civilians, a senior Lebanese security official said on Friday.
A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.