No desert Clasico as Atletico comeback stuns Barca

Angel Correa celebrates scoring game’s winner. (AP pic) JEDDAH: Atletico Madrid pulled off a stunning turnaround to beat Barcelona 3-2 in an enthralling Spanish Super Cup tie in Saudi Arabia on Thursday and book their place in the final of the revamped competition. Atletico will meet city rivals Real Madrid in Sunday’s final back at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium in Jeddah after […]

Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, says US

Authorities work at the crash site in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran. (AP pic) WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Thursday he had “suspicions” about the crash of a Ukrainian airliner outside Tehran that killed all 176 people aboard, as US officials reported it had been mistakenly shot down by Iran. Unnamed officials told US media that Iran fired two surface-to-air missiles […]