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England on top in first Test against Sri Lanka

Galle [Sri Lanka], January 15 (ANI): Skipper Joe Root led from the front as he hit a scintillating century to ...


Two staff members in Eng's team hotel test positive

Galle [Sri Lanka], January 15 (ANI): Two staff members at England's team hotel in Sri Lanka have tested positive for ...


Ton-up Root puts England in command of Sri Lanka Test

England captain Joe Root hit an unbeaten 168 as his side built up a lead of 185 over Sri Lanka ...


Kohli is the best batsman in white-ball cricket, says Udana

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka pacer Isuru Udana said that India skipper Virat Kohli is the best ...


England cricket team hotel hit by coronavirus cases

The England cricket team were hit by a new coronavirus scare on Friday as two staff members tested positive and ...


Asia Album: Thai Pongal Festival celebrated in Colombo, Sri Lanka

© Provided by Xinhua | &COLOMBO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Tamils on Thursday celebrated Thai Pongal, the harvest ...


Denmark to Hold Impeachment Trial Vote on Ex-Minister

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Denmark's ruling party said it would back a vote in parliament Thursday on whether a former immigration ...


SL vs Eng: Worst batting I've seen,says Flower

Galle [Sri Lanka], January 14 (ANI): Sri Lanka batting coach Grant Flower is disappointed with the team's batting performance on ...


Bess says not his best after five-for in Galle Test

Spinner Dom Bess on Thursday said he didn't bowl very well after his five-wicket haul helped skittle out Sri Lanka ...


England dominate Sri Lanka on day 1 of first Test

Galle [Sri Lanka], January 14 (ANI): Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow put England in a commanding position after the bowlers ...


Proteas coach Mark Boucher opens up on Test captaincy thinking

The Proteas will keep their hunt for a permanent Test captain relatively relaxed, provided that Quinton de Kock doesn't become ...


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U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...

Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...

House prices in 70 major cities in China record increases

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China continued to see a generally stable housing market in December, with home prices in ...

Impeachment rattles U.S. investors, all ket stock indices lose ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday following data showing a larger-than-expected increase in weekly unemployment claims, ...

New and used car sales in Ireland plunged in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland an. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 84,309 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

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Airbnb to root out clients affiliated with hate groups

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Airbnb announced on Wednesday that it will cancel reservations in the Washington, ...

PM Modi to flag off 8 trains for the Statue of Unity

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): With the aim of facilitating seamless connectivity to the Statue of Unity, Prime Minister ...

Airlines cull South Africa routes as virus flares

A growing list of countries are limiting travel to and from South Africa since a more transmissible variant of the ...

China imposes temporary travel ban on Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], January 15 (ANI): China has imposed a temporary travel ban on Pakistani passengers after 10 of them tested ...

Kenya says 2 northern white rhino embryos produced to save iconic species

© Provided by Xinhua | &An international team of scientists and conservationists harvest eggs from the last remaining two of ...

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Former firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming ...


Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...


Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...


Four dead, many injured after UN peacekeepers ambushed in Mali

Five United Nations peacekeepers lost their lives on Wednesday, 4 in Mali and one in the Central African Republic. 4 ...


Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...


Impeachment proceedings in House of Representatives successful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the second U.S. president in history to be impeached.Democrats were ...


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