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Rabada no longer No 1, Faf cracks Top 10

Cape Town - Australia fast bowler Sri Lanka sensation Perera hailed for Test-winning heroics Test hero and Sri Lanka batsman ...


Proteas can't blame Durban for shocking Test loss

Durban - South Africa's recent record at Kingsmead is awful. The Proteas have won just one of their last nine ...


Kusal Perera makes big gains after heroic effort against South Africa

Dubai [UAE], Feb 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera has advanced an astonishing 58 places in the International Cricket ...


Humble hero Perera describes innings of a lifetime

Durban - Before Kingsmead, Kusal Perera's best offering in his 14 Test matches for Sri Lanka was a knock of ...


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Japanese, Chinese and Australian shares rise Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were broadly higher on Tuesday, adding to gains of a day earlier. In Hong ...

Business community in Ireland urged to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has begun warning businesses to start preparing for Brexit. Businesses are being urged to contact their ...

U.S. stocks trade higher, Dow gains 1.74%

NEW YORK, New York, Wall Street was upbeat on Mon day, in a good start to the week. Optimism about ...

Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

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flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

Airbus reports record profit despite lack of take-up of A380s

LONDON, UK - Airbus on Thursday made a shock announcement that it would cease deliveries of A380s as of 2021. ...

Manipur CM hands over rescued human trafficking victims to Nepal

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has handed over 179 Nepalese citizens including 147 ...

How 3 South Asians are shaking up the mobile industry in Singapore

By Lee Kah Whye Singapore, Feb 18 (ANI): Circles.Life, a fast-growing Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), started as an idea ...

Karol Bagh fire: Delhi Police nabs hotel owner

New Delhi [India], Feb 17 (ANI): The Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested Rakesh Goel, the owner of the hotel ...

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U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...


Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...


Days after Warsaw forum, Israel accused of 'theft' by Arab League

CAIRO, Egypt - Just days after foreign ministers from Arab nations sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...


Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...


Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...


Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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