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Singapore's First Premier League Footballer May Face Jail

Singapore's first footballer to sign with an English Premier League club has missed his mandatory national service and faces up to three years in jail if convicted, authorities said Monday.

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Lewandowski Out to Torment Mentor Klopp at Anfield

Robert Lewandowski hopes to torment his mentor Jurgen Klopp when Bayern Munich face Liverpool in Tuesday's Champions League clash.

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Suspended Van Dijk Leaves Gaping Hole in Liverpool Defense for Bayern Visit

Fortress Anfield has become even more impenetrable for visiting sides in the 13 months since Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the world's most expensive defender, but the commanding Dutchman's absence for Bayern Munich's visit in the Champions League leaves Jurgen Klopp with a selection headache.

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Kremlin Says Arrest of U.S. Investor 'Should Not Affect Investment Climate'

The Kremlin on Monday said the arrest of a major U.S. investor on fraud charges should "not affect the investment climate" in Russia.

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EU Vows 'Swift' Riposte to Threatened U.S. Auto Tariffs

The EU promised a quick and effective response if the United States imposes import duties on European autos, a spokesman for the European Commission said on Monday.

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Swiss Bank UBS Faces French Court Ruling on Fraud Charges

A Paris court will rule Wednesday on whether Swiss banking giant UBS illegally tried to convince French clients to hide billions of euros in Switzerland, charges which prompted prosecutors to seek a record 3.7 billion-euro fine.

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Britain Rejects Trump's Jihadist Repatriation Call

The British government on Monday rebuffed U.S. President Donald Trump's call to take back alleged UK jihadists captured in Syria and try them at home.

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Swede Fined for Delaying Afghan's Expulsion

A Gothenburg court on Monday fined a Swedish student activist for delaying a flight due to expel an Afghan asylum seeker, a scene she broadcast live on Facebook.

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French Court Okays Screening of Film on Priest's Abuse of Boy Scouts

A French court Monday approved cinema screenings of an award-winning director's new film about the real-life story of a priest accused of sexually abusing boy scouts, even though the case has yet to come to trial.

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Israel Denies House Arrest for Australia Pedophile Suspect

A Jerusalem court refused Monday to release to house arrest an ultra-Orthodox Israeli woman sought by Australia over accusations of sexually abusing girls under her care there.

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