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IS expanding in S Asia under Pakistan's patronage, say experts

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): After the fall of the caliphate in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is fast ...

Laos Grilled on Disappearances, Speech Curbs at UN Rights Meeting

UN members and NGOs called on Laos this week to resolve the forced disappearance case of a prominent rural development ...

Stock markets weaker after chaotic Trump-Biden debate

Global stock markets were mostly weaker Wednesday following a chaotic US presidential debate in which Donald Trump again suggested the ...

Bairstow loses Test deal as England look to future

England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has lost his Test central contract but Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley and Dom Sibley have been ...

Messi's happiness not in my hands, says Koeman

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has said Lionel Messi's happiness is not in his hands but admits he was pleased to ...

Zak Crawley, Dom Sibley, Ollie Pope earn maiden ECB Test contracts

London [UK], September 30 (ANI): Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope and Dom Sibley have been awarded their first England Test central ...

Science of champion runners: inside the body of elite endurance athletes

The 40th anniversary of the London Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 4 2020. Athletes will run on a closed-loop ...

Chqbook launches India's first Financial Control Center

Gurugram (Haryana) [India] September 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): Chqbook, India's first Neobank for small business owners like kiranas, merchants, chemists, and others ...

Kuwait Swears In Sheikh Nawaf as New Emir

Kuwait on Wednesday swore in its new emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who pledged to preserve the country's unity and ...

Pak PM tasks authorities to ensure Sharif's deportation from UK

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 30 (ANI): Pakistan has fast-tracked the process to bring back Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif ...

Xinhua Portraits | Sept. 2020

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in Sept. 2020.A Chinese soldier carries to a plane a ...

Spin hero Rashid Khan pays tribute to late mother, his 'biggest fan'

An emotional Rashid Khan dedicated his man-of-the-match performance to his mother, who died earlier this year, after he bowled Sunrisers ...

Three women: stories of Indian trafficked brides

"I tried to escape in the middle of the night," Mahira* recalled. "With a small packed bag, I tiptoed towards ...

South Africa pull-out dooms Super Rugby after 25 years

New Zealand's rugby chief admitted the future of the club game in the southern hemisphere was unclear on Wednesday after ...

Mourinho bemoans 'dangerous' schedule as Spurs see off Chelsea

Jose Mourinho believes players are being put in danger by the football authorities after Tottenham beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties ...

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Families in drought-stricken Dutywa in the Eastern Cape are drinking filthy water from roadside drains because three out of the ...

Britain's Last HK Governor Bemoans Territory's Loss of Autonomy

WASHINGTON - As Britain's last governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten introduced a series of democratic reforms in preparation for ...

Solskjaer calls for clarity on new handball rule

Manchester [UK], September 30 (ANI): Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged the rule-makers to give clarity on the ...

Nicolas Otamendi signs permanent deal with Benfica

Manchester [UK], September 30 (ANI): Defender Nicolas Otamendi has left Manchester City and signed a permanent deal with Benfica. The ...

Ruben Dias joins Manchester City on 6-yr deal from Benfica

Manchester [UK], September 30 (ANI): Manchester City on Tuesday completed the signing of Portuguese defender Ruben Dias on a six-year ...

Guild Esports raises nearly $26M before IPO

Guild Esports, a United Kingdom-based esports organization co-owned by soccer legend David Beckham, announced Tuesday it has raised more than ...

UK govt mulls proposal to allow Uyghurs to file plea in HC

London [UK], September 30 (ANI): The United Kingdom government is considering proposals put forth by members of parliament to allow ...

Dortmund reject Man United's ?100 million offer for Jadon Sancho

Manchester United's first formal bid to bring Jadon Sancho back to the Premier League worth up to €100 million has ...

Eden Hazard 'ready' for Madrid return, says Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday Belgium's Eden Hazard is set to return to play after missing the ...

Britain, Canada Sanction Belarus' Lukashenko, Top Officials

Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other top officials for allegedly rigging ...

Pakistani Supreme Court Accepts Appeal From Daniel Pearl's Family

Pakistan's Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl challenging the acquittal of ...

Pakistani Opposition Leader Arrested Ahead Of Planned Protests

Pakistan's anti-graft body has arrested opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif before planned protests next month by his party, which is seeking ...

Jelena Ostapenko gets first French Open win since 2017 title

Jelena Ostapenko said she believes she can return to the world's top 10 with a little more consistency in her ...

French Open players under lockdown off-court

This year's Roland Garros is not just about what happens on the court, it is also very much about what ...

Flying doctors: UK air ambulance tests paramedic jet suit

Emergency responders and engineers in Britain said on Tuesday they have successfully tested "the world's first jet suit paramedic", which ...

Kuwaiti Leader Sheikh Sabah Dies at 91

The ruler of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, has died. He was 91."With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn to ...

Fran Stenson signs new contract with Arsenal

London [UK], September 29 (ANI): Arsenal on Tuesday announced that Fran Stenson has extended her stay at the club after ...

Boost for vaccine doses planned for poor as virus rages on

Up to 100 million additional doses of any eventual Covid-19 vaccines will be secured for delivery to poorer countries in ...

Will increasing fines make people comply with coronavirus rules?

The UK is under a new coronavirus regime - one in which pubs close at 10pm and businesses not deemed ...

Is political violence ever justifiable?

The summer of 2020 was indelibly marked by political violence on the streets of many American cities. Exacerbated by the ...

Netflix's 'The Crown' Season 4 set to premiere in November

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): Netflix has announced a November 15 premiere date for the fourth season of the hit ...

3 talking points: Arteta's Arsenal no match for champions Liverpool

Arsenal were no match for Premier League champions Liverpool on Monday night as Mikel Arteta's charges came up short at ...

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

He's leaving the determination (and politics) of which South African franchises could potentially end up in an expanded PRO14 tournament ...

Data Shows Commercial Shipping Avoids Hotspots in South China Sea

UPDATED at 8:25 P.M. EDT on 2020-09-28 Data shows China's militarization of the South China Sea appears to be having ...

Asian markets mostly up as Biden-Trump debate moves into focus

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but investors struggled to extend a global rally as they weighed a fresh US stimulus ...

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Reddy an Australian icon of women's liberation

"Show business", Helen Reddy once said, "was the only business that allowed you to earn the same salary as a ...

First and possibly last presidential debate, a debacle

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The future of presidential debates in the United States is up in the air after a chaotic, ...

Continued militarization of America feeding into racial tensions

The sculpture "Stand Tall, Stand Loud", conceived by the African American artist Aaron Bell, whose father once was a prominent ...

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

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