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Australian batsman Phillip Hughes dies in Sydney hospital

SYDNEY: Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from the injuries sustained when he was hit by a bouncer in a domestic game this week, Cricket Australia said. “It is my sad duty to...

Pakistan bats first, New Zealand calls in Daniel Vettori

SHARJAH: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and decided to bat first for the third and final Test match against New Zealand in Sharjah on Wednesday. Mohammad Hafeez has made a comeback...

UAE casts global net with anti-Islamist ‘terror list’

DUBAI: When the United Arab Emirates released a blacklist of “terrorist groups” this month, many prominent Western charities were shocked to find themselves cited alongside Al Qaeda and the...

Syrian planes pound IS ‘capital’; 63 killed

BEIRUT: A string of Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed capital Raqa on Tuesday killed at least 63 people, more than half of them civilians, a monitor...

Ghani says won't allow Afghanistan to be used for proxy wars

KATHMANDU: Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday he would not allow anyone to conduct a proxy war in his country after warnings that the rivalry between India and Pakistan could...

Protests in US cities as troops deployed in Ferguson

FERGUSON: Protest marches sprang up in cities across the United States on Tuesday, amid a tense security operation in Ferguson, the Missouri town at the centre of the country's latest...

My vision for the region is a dispute-free South Asia: PM...

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that his vision for the region was of a dispute-free South Asia where instead of fighting one another, the countries jointly fought poverty,...

Iraq: Turkey offers Iraq military assistance in war against...

Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, tried to counter charges that his country is facilitating the passage of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters to Iraq by offering military...

Palestine: Israel army shoots dead Palestinian in Gaza

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian farmer near the border in northern Gaza on Sunday, medics said, as Palestinians in the war-battered enclave use local resources to build temporary...

World powers, Iran to make ´last push´ for nuclear deal:...

VIENNA: World powers and Iran will make a "last push" for a nuclear deal before a Monday midnight deadline even though the parties are far apart, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said. ...

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