New Davis Cup Goes Virtual to Increase Sponsorship Revenue
The changes in the Davis Cup go beyond its revamped format.
The Latest: Brexit Stockpiling Boosts Production in UK
The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local):
China Says 26 Killed Fighting Mountain Forest Fire
At least 26 firefighters were killed while battling a forest fire high in the mountains of western China’s Sichuan province, the government said Monday.
Germany Mulls New Rules to Boost Organ Donations
Germany’s health minister is launching a drive to tackle a shortage of donor organs with a reform that would make most people potential organ donors unless they object.
Eurozone Economy Gets Double Dose of Bad News
The eurozone economy received a double dose of bad news Monday as inflation fell further away from the European Central Bank’s target and a closely monitored survey showed the crucial manufacturing sector shrinking at its fastest rate in six years.
Mozambique Confirms 1st Cholera Death as Cases Above 500
Mozambican authorities have announced the first cholera death among cyclone survivors in the hard-hit city of Beira as the number of cases rises to 517.
British Boxer Suspended for Biting Opponent
A British boxer has had his license suspended after being disqualified for biting during a heavyweight fight.
Sudanese Police Disperse Rally Urging President’s Ouster
Sudan’s state-run news agency says police used tear gas to disperse anti-government protests in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities across the country.
Rare Glimpse Into Saudi Aramco Shows $224 Billion in Profit
Rating agencies have given oil giant Saudi Aramco high ratings ahead of its upcoming bonds sale, with Fitch Ratings saying the company had profits of $224 billion last year before taxes.
Q&A: What’s in a Name for Japan Emperor’s New Era?
Japan’s government has unveiled an era name, 'Reiwa,' or 'pursuing harmony,' for soon-to-be Emperor Naruhito, who will succeed the Chrysanthemum throne on May 1. His father, Emperor Akihito, is abdicating, with his 'Heisei' era coming to an end the day before. A selection of the name was a top secret and the decision comes after highly guarded closed meetings and intense media speculation.