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Striking Bangladeshi cricketers want slice of revenue

Dhaka - The boycotting Bangladeshi players made new demands on Wednesday including a share of the board's revenue as a ...


Proteas pointless in Test Championship after India drubbing

Cape Town - The Proteas are pointless thus far in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) standings following their 3-0 ...


Mashrafe approached to mediate player strike in Bangladesh

Cape Town - Reports in Bangladesh suggest that the country's prime minister has approached Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza to ...


UN Says 1st Local Polio Case Found in Zambia Since 1995

LONDON - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a ...


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Ground-breaking ceremony in Dubai for Malaysian expo team

DUBAI, UAE - Malaysia held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, to kick-start construction of it's pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, ...

'Will not resign', says Imran Khan ahead of anti-govt protests

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 24 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that he will not resign under pressure ...

New 9/11 Exhibit Stages Hunt for Osama Bin Laden

NEW YORK - Declassified U.S. government documents and artifacts will be part of a new exhibit about the decade-long search ...

Vietnamese Activist Loses Bid for Asylum, is Sent Home by US

A Vietnamese environmental activist was sent back to Vietnam by the United States this week, ending his quest for political ...

Maryam Nawaz admitted to Lahore's Services Hospital

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 24 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday was admitted to Lahore's Services Hospital ...

Bike event to revisit WWII historical sites

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 23(PIA) -- More than a hundred motorbike enthusiasts from the different parts of the country will have ...

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Earnings weigh on Wall St, but indices make modest advances

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street made modest gains on Wednesday in the face of disappointing earnings reports, and ...

Dubai Properties to build high-rise tower on last JBR beachfront site

DUBAI, UAE - Prominent developer Dubai Properties, which developed the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) project, comprising forty high rise towers ...

Bourses across Asia mixed, U.S. dollar regains some ground

SYDNEY, NSW - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.In Japan the key Nikkei 225 index jumped 76.48 points or ...

New Zealand carrier announces direct flights to New York

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Air New Zealand is to launch a non-stop route from Auckland to New York.The new service ...

Wall Street mixed as UK lawmakers reject new Brexit deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow advancing, while the S&P 500 and ...

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Northern Ireland man arrested after container found with 39 bodies

LONDON, UK - A 25-year old Northern Irish man has been arrested after a lorry container in Essex, 30 kilometres ...


Kim unlikely to forego nuclear capability without solid guarantees

WASHINGTON, DC - Since the regime in Pyongyang doesn't see any reason to rein in its nuclear weapons program or ...


U.S. tightens net on whistleblower Julian Assange

LONDON, UK - U.S. efforts to have whistleblower Julian Assange extradited from a prison in London to the United States ...


Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...


Trudeau holds on to power but with slimmed majority

Canada's federal election campaign highlighted a struggle that caught the world by surprise. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the ...


U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...


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