Tag Archives: Fury

Chilean President Pinera sparks fury with fake news claims

12 December, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

ANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, whose government has been rocked by riots over inequality, ignited a fresh wave of anger after claiming that “many” videos on social media of police abuse of demonstrators were “fake news,” and unrest was being fomented by foreign governments. Pinera told CNN Chile in an interview that there … Read More

Tyson Fury accepts Joshua’s sparring offer ahead of Wilder rematch

12 December, 2019 1:22 pm 1:22 pm

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Tyson Fury says he is willing to take up fellow Briton Anthony Joshua’s offer of sparring to prepare for his February rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Fury is set to face American Wilder on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas after the pair battled to a draw last December, a … Read More

Protests, sweep, Lebanon, fury, ruling, elite, grows, economic, corruption

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows over economic corrupti...

10 October, 2019 12:54 pm 12:54 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse. Riot police in vehicles and on foot rounded up protesters, according … Read More

Wilder calls out ‘coward’ Joshua before clash with Fury

10 October, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

LONDON (Reuters) – WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder labelled Britain’s Anthony Joshua a “coward” for failing to secure a bout between the two, hours before the American then clashed with upcoming opponent Tyson Fury at a news conference on Monday. Joshua’s promotion team Matchroom Boxing did not immediately respond to Reuters for comment by email … Read More