Posts Tagged Middle East

Syrian youth soccer player killed in mortar attack

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian soccer association says a national youth team player has been killed in a mortar attack in the central city of Homs.

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Marquez grabs pole at Austin GP

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Taking off his helmet after yet another dominating run, Marc Marquez shook off the sweat, flashed an easy grin and looked every bit like a rider who owns the track.

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NBA to play preseason games in China, Brazil

NEW YORK (AP) — Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will play an NBA game back home in Brazil for the first time when Cleveland takes on the Miami Heat in an exhibition in October.

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2 Paris exhibits shed light on First World War

A woman runs next to "  "A rusting rifle" a  picture by British photographer Michael St Maur Sheil at the Paris Luxembourg gardens, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 as part of an exhibition " Fields of Battle - Lands of Peace 14-18 ". Captured over a period of seven years, Michael’s photography combines a passion for history and landscape and presents a unique reflection on the transformation of the battlefields of the Great War into the landscape of modern Europe. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Irish photographer Mike Sheil says he knew nothing about military history before he began taking photos of World War I battlefields.

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