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    Modi, Putin set to sign energy deals ahead of BRICS
    Oct15

    Modi, Putin set to sign energy deals ahead of BRICS

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to sign lucrative energy and defence deals Saturday, aimed at shoring up economic ties between the long-time allies. Putin was greeted with a military band and traditional dancers after arriving in the Indian tourism state of Goa for talks with Modi ahead of a BRICS...

    Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended
    Oct13

    Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended

    London: Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s licence to box has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), the national governing body announced yesterday. The decision came after the troubled British boxer, who has admitted taking cocaine to deal with depression, vacated his World Boxing Organization (WBO)...

    Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push
    Oct13

    Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

    Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded Aleppo again on Thursday after two days of heavy bombardment that killed more than 70 civilians, as world powers prepared for last-ditch weekend talks on a ceasefire. Syria has been plunged into some of the worst violence of its five-year war after the collapse of a hard-won truce brokered by Washington and...

    G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector
    Oct12

    G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector

    The Group of Seven industrial powers yesterday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers. Policymakers have grown more worried about financial cyber security in the wake of numerous hacks of SWIFT, the global financial messaging...

    Duterte plans visit to China, criticises ‘arrogant’ US
    Oct11

    Duterte plans visit to China, criticises ‘arrogant’ US

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he would soon visit China and hoped also to travel to Russia, as he again criticised longtime ally the United States for “arrogance”.The mission to China will be Duterte’s first outside of Southeast Asia since assuming the presidency on June 30, in a symbolic move highlighting the...

    Immobile strike rescues Italy as Spain cruise
    Oct10

    Immobile strike rescues Italy as Spain cruise

    Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as four-time champions Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World Cup qualifying embarrassment. Italy, who had needed a late penalty to salvage a point against Group G rivals Spain on Thursday, were staring at a shock defeat in Skopje against a...

    Wales hopes hit Georgia hurdle
    Oct10

    Wales hopes hit Georgia hurdle

    Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw by Georgia in Cardiff yesterday as their push to reach a first World Cup since 1958 hit a roadblock. The draw followed a 2-2 stalemate against Austria four days ago as Chris Coleman’s side were left to regret not making the most of a host of chances in the first half. Real...

    Dominant Hosszu picks up five more victories
    Oct10

    Dominant Hosszu picks up five more victories

    Katinka Hosszu is a prime example of what an athlete can achieve if one pushes the limit. It’s amazing how the Hungarian competes in a bunch of events, but it’s even more astonishing when she clinches medals in every single one of them. After winning four gold and two silver medals on Day One of the FINA World Cup Series in Doha, the...

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art
    Oct08

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art

    The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy yesterday as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a criminal gang in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005.“After 4,320 days … yes we counted the days … they are back!” an emotional museum director Ad Geerdink told hundreds of citizens who gathered at...

    Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria
    Oct07

    Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria

    Daniele De Rossi’s late penalty rescued a point for Italy against Spain in a heavyweight World Cup qualifier on Thursday, as Wales played out an entertaining draw in Austria. Spain dominated possession against the Italians in Turin and looked set to come away with a precious victory when Vitolo pounced on an uncharacteristic error by...

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