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  • TThe International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday suspended Sri Lanka's bowling coach Nuwan Zoysa after accusing him of match-fixing and other "corrupt conduct" in the sport. "Mr Zoysa has 14 days from 1 November 2018 to respond to the charges," the ICC said in a brief statement. Zoysa is ...

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  • TExtreme weather conditions in the United States and Philippines have resulted in multiple deaths in the two countries as authorities brace for catastrophe. Multiple deaths were reported in North and South Carolina after tropical storm Florence made landfall, while at least three were killed by ...

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  • TAt least three Palestinians, including a 15-year-old, were killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border on Friday, the territory's health ministry said. Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence on Friday, with some demonstrators ...

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  • TGlobal rights icon Malala Yousafzai visited her hometown Swat valley earlier today, marking her first visit to the country in six years. She landed in the Swat valley for her first visit back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban ...

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  • TTwo Gazans were shot dead by Israeli forces in clashes on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, bringing to four the number of people killed during a day of border protests. The ministry in the Hamas-run enclave named the two men as Mohammed Abu Amar and Mohammed Abu Muammar, saying they ...

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  • TWELLINGTON: Ben Stokes is set to return to international cricket on Sunday when England play their first one-day international against New Zealand in Hamilton. The star all-rounder, who had been sidelined since his arrest following a nightclub incident last September, rejoined the England squad in ...

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  • TPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for the first visit by an Israeli leader to India in 15 years, promising closer ties with the regional power. The visit marks 25 years since India and Israel established diplomatic relations, but comes just weeks after India voted in ...

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  • TThe Iranian parliament held a closed-door meeting on Sunday to discuss the deadly protests that hit the country last week, while more pro-regime rallies were held in several cities. Lawmakers interrogated Interior Minister Abdolrahmani Rahmani Fazli, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi and ...

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  • TThousands of protesters rallied in Lahore and Karachi on Sunday to condemn US President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel's. In Karachi, the march was organised by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) to express solidarity with Palestinians against the United States' decision; while in ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan has kicked off a legal battle against India for not honouring a bilateral cricket series agreement, the sport's governing body confirming Thursday it received a notice of dispute. The PCB's efforts to either play against India, or at least be compensated for series that have been ...

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  • TRussian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday promised that the Kremlin will retaliate for what he called attacks on Russian media in the United States (US). Putin's comments at a news conference Saturday in Vietnam follow complaints by the Kremlin-funded RT satellite TV channel that the ...

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  • TLOS ANGELES: A record 92 countries including Pakistan have submitted films for the best foreign-language Oscar to be handed out at the Academy Awards in March. The film is inspired by true events. It tells the story of a handicapped nine-year-old boy who is left to die in the wilderness but ...

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  • TChina responded to President Donald Trump's apocalyptic “fire and fury” threat against North Korea by pointedly warning on Wednesday against any rhetoric that could inflame tensions over Pyongyang's weapons programmes. Calling the situation on the Korean Peninsula ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted strong monsoon currents penetrating into the southern and north eastern parts of Pakistan, today. A westerly wave affecting upper and central parts of the country and is likely to continue during the next few days. Rain and thunderstorms are to ...

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  • TA Saudi prince was arrested on Thursday on Saudi King Salman's order, a state-run broadcaster reported, as outrage grew on social media over videos appearing to show him abusing members of the public. Salman issued a warrant for “the immediate arrest ... and imprisonment” of Prince ...

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  • TFormer UK prime minister Tony Blair says there's a chance Britain won't leave the European Union and stopping Brexit is “necessary” to avoid severe economic damage. In an article published Saturday by Blair's Institute for Global Change, he wrote that EU leaders might be willing to ...

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  • TFighting has stopped in three Syrian provinces after an open-ended ceasefire in southern Syria came into effect on Sunday according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The ceasefire, brokered by the United States, Russia and Jordan, began at noon local time. The mechanisms to monitor or ...

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  • TInternational Council of Cricket (ICC) has decided to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan.  After recent important meeting of ICC, it was decided that T20s between Pakistan Eleven and World Eleven will be played in Lahore.  Most important aspect is that these matches will ...

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  • TTamim Iqbal offered Bangladesh's lone resistance with a valiant 95 as Australia restricted his side to 182 all out in Monday's Champions Trophy Group A clash. After hitting 128 against England in Bangladesh's opening match on Thursday, Tamim was the main man once again, but this time he lacked ...

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  • TLate night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars, the Academy said Tuesday, as the glitzy annual show moves on from the biggest mix-up in its history. The 49-year-old comedian will be reunited with producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd for the 90th Academy Awards, which will ...

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  • TUber is scoffing at claims that its expansion into self-driving cars hinges on trade secrets stolen from a Google spinoff, arguing that its ride-hailing service has been working on potentially superior technology. The legal defense, presented in documents filed Friday in San Francisco federal ...

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  • TA truck has ploughed into the upscale Ahlens department store in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Friday, injuring people, police said. Swedish radio said that three people have been killed in the crash and Swedish broadcaster SVT says shots have been fired. “Police received a call from ...

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  • TEgypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan agreed that there could be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state, the presidency said after talks in Cairo. The meeting between the leaders of the two Arab countries that have signed peace treaties with Israel came ...

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  • TDiplomatic tensions escalated between Turkey and Iran on Tuesday as the regional powers traded accusations over their roles in the Syria conflict and the Middle East. The pair have been rivals for centuries but have sought to forge a pragmatic relationship in recent years, with the Islamic Republic ...

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  • TThe evacuation of civilians and rebels from remaining opposition-held territory in east Aleppo was delayed by several hours on Wednesday morning, an AFP journalist in the city reported. Implementation of the deal, brokered by Russia and Turkey, was expected to begin around 5:00 am (0300 GMT), the ...

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  • TLOS ANGELES-What President-elect Donald Trump calls home is a cavernous building in midtown Manhattan which is decked out with marble floors, goldleaf furniture and finishes, crystal chandeliers and Greek columns. In a rare inside look into the billionaire real estate magnate’s opulent Trump ...

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  • TCHRISTCHURCH: Neil Wagner and Trent Boult left Pakistan´s second innings in tatters Saturday to put New Zealand in sight of a comprehensive first Test victory at the end of the third day in Christchurch. The tourists lost six wickets in the final session at Hagley Oval to be 129-7 at stumps, ...

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  • TKARACHI: The custom intelligence arrested four culprits after recovery of smuggled mobile phones worth seven million rupees here on Saturday. Director General (DG) Customs said that the anti-smuggling wing of the custom intelligence conducted operation against the smugglers in Saddar area of ...

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  • TATHENS: Assailants on a motorcycle threw a grenade at the French embassy in Athens Thursday, slighting wounding a police officer on duty outside, police said. Greece´s anti-terrorism police are investigating the attack, which happened at around 5am (0300GMT) on one of the city´s main ...

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  • TAHMEDABAD: Mahatma Gandhi´s grandson Kanu Gandhi died at the age of 87 late Monday, two weeks after being admitted to hospital in western Gujarat state following a stroke. One of several grandchildren of India´s famous independence leader, Kanu was a scientist for NASA but spent the ...

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