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ICC Test ranking: Steve Smith dethrones Kohli to reach top spot

Dubai [UAE], Feb 26 (ANI): Australia's batsman Steve Smith dethroned Virat Kohli to reach the top spot in the International ...


Shafali Verma makes the team more balance: Smriti Mandhana

Canberra [Australia], Feb 26 (ANI): Ahead of the Women's T20 World Cup match against New Zealand, India's Smriti Mandhana praised ...


I'm going to make massive strides in coming years: Jamieson

Dubai [UAE], Feb 26 (ANI): New Zealand fast-bowling all-rounder Kyle Jamieson is confident of making 'massive strides' in the years ...


Lindberg to become first female golfer at NZ Open

Wellington - Major winner Pernilla Lindberg will become the first woman golfer to compete at the New Zealand Open on ...


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U.S. president describes trip to India as "very successful"

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump has described his India visit as "great" and "very successful.""Just landed. India ...

59% of Venezuelan housholds not in position to buy enough food

CARACAS, Venezuela - Hyperinflation in Venezuela means that roughly one-third ofthe population more than nine million people do not get ...

Pell prosecution pushing the envelope on hiatus

The Crown has been check-mated by the hiatus in the George Pell case. According to the prosecution the complainant was ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

Asia Pacific

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Could coronavirus really trigger a recession?

Fears are growing that the new coronavirus will infect the U.S. economy.A major U.S. stock market index posted its biggest ...

Pell prosecution pushing the envelope on hiatus

The Crown has been check-mated by the hiatus in the George Pell case. According to the prosecution the complainant was ...

Olympics 'continuing as planned' but virus halts Japanese football

Tokyo - Tokyo Olympics organisers said preparations were "continuing as planned" on Tuesday as Japan's football league became the latest ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

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Selling frenzy on Wall Street runs out of steam

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were flat to lower on Wednesday as investors and traders started to take ...


Google in $10 billion expansion across United States

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Google on Wednesday announced it will invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers ...


Aussie shares sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 179 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks continued to be hammered on Wednesday, although there were signs the selling was beginning to ...


Walt Disney's world to be headed by Chapek

BURBANK, California - The Walt Disney Company has appointed Bob Chapek as CEO with immediate effect, replacing Bob Igor who ...


Electronic sports, a billion-dollar industry

Global esports revenue is set to exceed $1 billion in 2020, according to a report Tuesday from Newzoo."The esports market ...


Wife of Kobe Bryant hits helicopter firm with lawsuit

Los Angeles - Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a lawsuit on Monday against the operators of the helicopter that crashed ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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