Antalya (Turkey) (AFP) - Dominic Thiem crashed out of the Antalya ATP grass court tournament on Tuesday, the French Open semi-finalist stunned by India's Ramkumar Ramanathan, ranked 214 places below the world number eight.
Dominic Thiem's Wimbledon preparations have taken a hit with the Austrian beaten by the world No.222 in the Antalya grasscourt tournament.
London (AFP) - Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon preparations were hampered on Tuesday as rain ruined his Eastbourne second round clash with Vasek Pospisil.
Berlin (AFP) - German authorities on Tuesday evacuated a high-rise apartment building in the western city of Wuppertal, over fire safety fears in the wake of London's Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump's administration hit China Tuesday over its rights record, listing the country alongside Sudan and North Korea on a list of the world's worst human trafficking offenders.
London (AFP) - Northern Ireland's squabbling politicians were in crunch talks Tuesday to form a government, a day after Prime Minister Theresa May promised £1 billion for the province in a deal to keep her in power.
Kiev (AFP) - The radiation monitoring system at Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear site has been taken offline after a massive cyberattack, forcing employees to use hand-held counters to measure levels, officials said Tuesday.
The White House says it has identified potential preparations for chemical weapons and has warned Syria's leadership against such an attack.
Washington (AFP) - The lack of details on President Donald Trump's plans to reform the US economy prompted the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday to cut its growth forecast for this year and next.
Beirut (AFP) - US-led coalition air strikes killed nearly 60 people at a Syrian prison run by the Islamic State group, a monitor said Tuesday, as critics hit out at Washington for threatening action against Damascus.
FIFA have reacted to a leak of the internal Garcia report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups by publishing the whole document online.
London (AFP) - The automated teller machine (ATM) marked its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, with a British bank decorating the site of the world's first cashpoint in gold to mark the occasion.
Paris (AFP) - A major cyberattack unfolded on Tuesday, striking banks, corporations and infrastructure in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to western Europe and then the United States.
Berlin (AFP) - Over 200 Berlin police officers have been sent home after throwing an alcohol-fuelled party topped with sex in public in Hamburg, which is hosting a world leaders' summit next week.
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel's Mossad spy agency is starting a fund to invest in technology firms creating products that could assist its work, including those involving robotics and encryption, the prime minister's office said Tuesday.
Berlin (AFP) - Germany is set to legalise same-sex marriage as early as this week, it emerged Tuesday, after an election-year shift on the issue by Chancellor Angela Merkel sparked a rapid push for a parliamentary vote.
The death of a Hector's dolphin found on a Greymouth beach in March is believed to have been caused by illegal recreational set-netting, the MPI says.
A combination of regular brisk walks and a longer 30-minute one each day helps to lower office workers' blood fats, an Otago University study has concluded.
Nelson's Waimea College is getting eight new classrooms at a cost of $4 million, while Renwick School in Marlborough will have a new $1m satellite te reo unit.
Moscow (AFP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced Tuesday a decision to give the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) the right for planning and collecting of doping samples.
Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - Copa America champions Chile will try to curb Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in Wednesday's Confederations Cup semi-final with the goal-ace in rich form despite a tax storm brewing in Spain.