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Sabbir Rahman back in Bangladesh squad as BCB reduced his ban

London (UK), Jan 23 (ANI): Right-hand batsman Sabbir Rahman, who was serving a six-month ban for abusing a fan on ...


Kohli rested for last two ODIs, T20 series against Kiwis

New Delhi (India), Jan 23 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli is rested for the last two one-day matches against New ...


Back on track: Shami oozes with confidence

Napier (New Zealand), Jan 23 (ANI): Indian pacer Mohammed Shami has had an injury-ridden bowling journey in the past but ...


Indian eves aim to script history, battle for ODI series Down Under

Napier [New Zealand], Jan 23 (ANI): India when compared to hosts New Zealand, are a team that has evolved off ...


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Associated Press journalist died in hostilities he was covering

TRIPOLI, Libya - The Associated Press has paid tribute to its photoghrapher Mohamed Ben Khalifa, who was killed in clashes ...

Opposition to development of autonomous weapons growing

More than 60% of people around the world oppose the development of autonomous weapons that could select and kill targets ...

Trump: Maduro government illegitimate, names his own interim president

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump, in a shock move, has formally recognized the head of the Venezuela National ...

Trump says he will honor invitation by Pelosi to address nation

  WASHINGTO DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has swept aside security concerns about the upcoming State of the Union ...

Syrian government wants UN to rein Israel in

DAMASCUS, Syria - Just as the Syrian War is at a dying stage, Israel has stepped up its engagement prolonging ...

New Israeli airport named after astronaut Ilan Ramon

RAMON, Israel - The long-awaited new international airport in the south of Israel opened on Monday. Costing $455 million, the ...

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Taliban launches assault on Afghan military base after day-long attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents launched a series of attacks across Afghanistan over the weekend, killing more than 50 people ...

U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

Australia confirms detention of blogger in China

Sydney (Australia), Jan 24 (ANI): The Australian government on Thursday confirmed that a well-known writer and former Chinese official with ...

India's growth to accerate from 7.4% to 7.6% in FY20: UN

New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): With robust private consumption and 7.4 per cent GDP growth rate in the current fiscal, ...

Good neigh, mate! Winx the horse named 'Australian of the year'

Sydney - In the race to find an Australian role model that has demonstrated hard work, grit and honesty in ...

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Chinese and Australian shares rise, Japan trades lower

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Thursday, although there was continuing caution over events in the ...


Ambitious new strategy to grow Saudi entertainment industry

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A dramatic injection of entertainment is to drive Saudi Arabia's ambitions for the next decade. A ...


Stocks in U.S. propelled higher, IBM rises 8.5%

  NEW YORK, New York - All the major U.S. stock indices closed in the black on Wednesday, although the ...


Dubai Crown Prince signs historic agreement at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland - The World Economic Forum has selected Dubai as the location for its first affiliate research centre for ...


Stock markets in Asia ignore overnight falls in U.S.

  SYDNEY, Australia - Asian markets virtually ignored the sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, with the major indices trading ...


EU retailers dependence on Mastercard a breach of antitrust rules

  BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission has fined financial service group Mastercard €570.6 million ($647 million) for breaching antitrust ...


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