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Twin suicide bombers attack church in Quetta ahead of Christmas, killing eight

December 17, 2017 16:20 PM

QUETTA, Dec 17: Two suicide bombers attacked a packed Catholic church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 before one of them blew himself up and police killed the other, officials said.

U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

December 17, 2017 15:09 PM

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 17: The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

Liverpool boss Klopp tips City for title, aims to be 'best of the rest'

December 16, 2017 16:47 PM

LONDON, Dec 16: Manchester City are clear favorites to win the Premier League title after their winning run and Liverpool must target to be the best of the rest, manager Juergen Klopp has said.

In-flight sexual assaults often unreported; airlines need to step up

December 15, 2017 11:46 AM

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI, Dec 15: When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline industry off-guard.

Mourinho asked to explain pre-match Man City comments

December 15, 2017 07:48 AM

LONDON, Dec 15: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to explain comments he made before his club’s Premier League derby match against Manchester City on Sunday.

Puel's Leicester thump sorry Southampton 4-1

December 14, 2017 09:04 AM

Dec 13: Leicester City secured a resounding 4-1 Premier League win at Southampton on Wednesday as their manager Claude Puel continued his superb start at the club and gained revenge over the team who sacked him in June.

India's Rahul Gandhi takes helm of Congress party to challenge Modi

December 11, 2017 18:44 PM

NEW DELHI, Dec 11:  India’s main opposition Congress party on Monday elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country’s most fabled political dynasty, as its president, preparing to challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; anti-Trump protest flares in Beirut

December 11, 2017 10:53 AM

JERUSALEM, Dec 11: A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Stokes and Hales in England one-day squad for Australia

December 7, 2017 09:14 AM

LONDON, Dec 7: Ben Stokes has been included in England’s one-day squad for the five-match series in Australia despite being under suspension.

Messi’s statue hacked down again

December 6, 2017 09:58 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5: Argentina’s Lionel Messi is used to being hacked down by desperate defenders but his statue in Buenos Aires has suffered even rougher treatment for the second time this year.

Supreme Court lets Trump's latest travel ban go into full effect

December 5, 2017 09:28 AM

WASHINGTON, Dec 5: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.

South Korea, U.S. launch aerial drills amid North Korean warnings of nuclear war

December 4, 2017 15:33 PM

SEOUL, Dec 4: The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to “the brink of nuclear war”, ignoring calls from Russia and China to call them off.

Late Silva goal extends City's winning run to 13 games

December 4, 2017 08:03 AM


10-man United beat Arsenal in thriller to keep heat on City

December 3, 2017 07:14 AM

LONDON, Dec 3: Manchester United held on with 10 men after Paul Pogba’s late dismissal to beat Arsenal 3-1 in a pulsating game at the Emirates Stadium on a day when Liverpool and Chelsea also kept up the heat on Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Everton name Allardyce as manager

December 1, 2017 09:56 AM

LONDON, Dec 1: Everton have named former England boss Sam Allardyce as their manager on an 18-month contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

On World AIDS Day, condom maker calls for safe-sex emoji

December 1, 2017 09:10 AM

LONDON, Dec 1: Time for an official safe-sex emoji? Condom maker Durex says so and is presenting a formal submission on Wednesday, World AIDS Day, to get coding consortium Unicode to adopt one.

England's Stokes signs with New Zealand side Canterbury

November 30, 2017 09:31 AM

WELLINGTON, Nov 30: Suspended England all-rounder Ben Stokes has signed a short-term deal with New Zealand province Canterbury and will be available to play for the team on Sunday.

Sterling stunner keeps City clear, chasers all win

November 30, 2017 08:10 AM

LONDON, Nov 30: Just when the chasing pack thought the Manchester City juggernaut was suffering a misfire Raheem Sterling scored a stunning stoppage-time winner to give the Premier League leaders a 2-1 victory over Southampton on Wednesday.

Rooney long-shot ices Everton revival win

November 30, 2017 08:03 AM

LIVERPOOL, Nov 30: Wayne Rooney scored from his own half to haunt his former manager David Moyes with a first hat-trick for Everton in a 4-0 thrashing of West Ham United on Wednesday which lifted the Blues away from the Premier League relegation zone.

Senior Saudi prince freed in $1 billion settlement agreement: official

November 29, 2017 19:57 PM

RIYADH, Nov 29:  Senior Saudi Arabian prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, has been freed after agreeing to pay over $1 billion to settle corruption allegations against him, a Saudi official said on Wednesday.