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Billionaire Sebastian Pinera to return as Chile’s president

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera will return to power as Chile's president next year, according to virtually complete results from a runoff election held Sunday.

No Mesut Ozil approach from Manchester United – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger says Manchester United have not made an approach for Mesut Ozil, but he was unable to guarantee the German’s future beyond this season.

Arsenal leave it late as Alexis Sanchez downs Burnley

Alexis Sanchez's controversial late penalty earned Arsenal a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Burnley and moved Arsene Wenger's side into fourth place in the Premier League.

Sebastian Pinera, Alejandro Guillier to contest runoff in Chile election

Billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera, who held a commanding lead in Chile's first round of presidential voting, and leftist former TV journalist Alejandro Guillier will contest a runoff next month.

Augusto Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile vote

He's been dead for 11 years, but Augusto Pinochet still casts a long shadow over Sunday's presidential election in conservative Chile, where the right is set to reclaim power.

Outgoing Chilean leader Michelle Bachelet leaves uncertain legacy

In turbulent Latin America, Chile is admired for its political and economic stability, with low unemployment and inflation even lower.

Chile willing to grant asylum to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker

Chile is prepared to grant political asylum to a Venezuelan opposition lawmaker who sought refuge at its embassy in Caracas claiming that his safety was in danger, the foreign minister said Monday.

Leicester speed up recruitment plans after Everton sack Ronald Koeman

Officials at both clubs fear they could be targeting the same candidates in their recruitment process with Leicester looking for a replacement for Craig Shakespeare.

Kabila at UN pledges DR Congo elections but still no date

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila told the United Nations on Saturday that his country is moving towards holding elections but vowed to resist "foreign diktats" on setting a date for the historic vote.

Danny Welbeck brace lifts Wenger’s mood

Danny Welbeck’s double fired Arsenal to a 3-0 victory over Bournemouth that lifted the pressure on Arsene Wenger on Saturday.

Why Lemar, Sanchez deals fell through – Wenger

Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has spoken for the first time after the transfer deadline fiasco, that saw a late move for Thomas Lemar fall through.

Sanchez would be good addition for Man City – De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne backs Manchester City's pursuit of Alexis Sanchez and says the side would benefit from signing the Arsenal forward.

Arsenal reject £50m from Man City for Sanchez

English Premier League side Arsenal have rejected a £50 million bid from rivals Manchester City for Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez.

Manchester City to bid for Alexis Sanchez this week

Pep Guardiola and his club remain desperate to sign the 29-year-old Sanchez before the window closes on Thursday, having pursued him for most of the summer.

Brazil lawsuit accuses Sri Lankan envoy of war cimes

Human rights groups in South America have filed war crimes lawsuits against a former Sri Lankan general who is now his country's ambassador to Brazil.

Arsenal don’t get fair share of penalties – Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes his side does not receive its fair share of penalty decisions, a view he claimed was demonstrated in their 1-0 Premier League defeat at Stoke City.

Latin America rejects US military threat in Venezuela

Several Latin American nations have come out strongly against US President Donald Trump's threat of military intervention to solve the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela.

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