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      Nadal stunned by Schwartzman in Rome quarter-finals
      Sep20

      Nadal stunned by Schwartzman in Rome quarter-finals

      Defending champion Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open with a stunning 6-2 7-5 defeat by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals on Saturday. The nine-times Rome champion, who had won all nine previous meetings against Schwartzman, struggled with his serve throughout the match and made a series of uncharacteristic unforced errors...

      UN chief to push pandemic ceasefire at world leaders meeting, but fears opportunities lost
      Sep15

      UN chief to push pandemic ceasefire at world leaders meeting, but fears opportunities lost

      UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will use his annual address to world leaders next week to push for a global ceasefire until the end of 2020 so countries can fight the coronavirus pandemic, but he said opportunities will be lost because presidents and prime ministers are not physically in New York. Chinese President Xi...

      Germany still winless in Nations League after Swiss draw
      Sep07

      Germany still winless in Nations League after Swiss draw

      BASEL: Germany were still waiting for their first-ever Nations League win after they gave a tired performance and were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday. Ilkay Gundogan gave Joachim Loew’s side the perfect start with a clinical goal in the 14th minute but Silvan Widmer earned their smaller neighbours a deserved draw just before...

      Spain’s Gaya nets late goal to snatch draw with Germany
      Sep04

      Spain’s Gaya nets late goal to snatch draw with Germany

      Werner on target for Germany Gaya scored added-time equaliser Ukraine beat Switzerland 2-1 STUTTGART: Spain scored a stoppage-time equaliser through Jose Luis Gaya to rescue a 1-1 draw away to Germany on Thursday in their Nations League opener and first international in almost 10 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Local-born Timo Werner struck...

      ‘Tenet’ launches with $53M in overseas gambit at box office
      Aug31

      ‘Tenet’ launches with $53M in overseas gambit at box office

      NEW YORK: The first wave of big new movies released since the beginning of the pandemic, including Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending thriller “Tenet” and the long-delayed “X-Men” spinoff “The New Mutants,” arrived in theatres over the weekend, testing the waters of a radically different theatrical landscape. Warner Bros.’ “Tenet” — the...

      Djokovic given smooth path at US Open, Stephens looms for Serena
      Aug28

      Djokovic given smooth path at US Open, Stephens looms for Serena

      NEW YORK: Top seed Novak Djokovic was handed a comfortable-looking draw on Thursday as he bids for a fourth US Open title but Serena Williams could face danger early on as the American prepares for another attempt to win a 24th major singles crown. World number one Djokovic will play Bosnia’s Damir Dzumhur in his opening match at Flushing...

      Belarus leader appeals to Russia as pressure to quit grows
      Aug15

      Belarus leader appeals to Russia as pressure to quit grows

      MINSK: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday issued an appeal to long-term ally Russia as he faced growing pressure to step down following a disputed election that has triggered protests at home and condemnation abroad. Lukashenko is grappling with the biggest challenge to his 26-year rule as tens of thousands of people have taken...

      Biden, lawmakers warn of foreign interference in election
      Jul21

      Biden, lawmakers warn of foreign interference in election

      WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he is putting Russia and other foreign governments “on notice” that he would act aggressively as president to counter any interference in US elections. The statement came hours after Democratic leaders issued a new warning that Congress appears to be the target of a foreign interference...

      Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against US troops
      Jun29

      Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against US troops

      WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he had been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan, and he appeared to minimize the allegations against Moscow. American intelligence officials concluded...

      Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 9.46 million, death toll over 482,000
      Jun25

      Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 9.46 million, death toll over 482,000

      At least 9,469,316 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 482,389 have died, a Reuters tally showed. More than 9.44 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 481,672​ have died, a Reuters tally showed. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS At least 2,357,045 cases of the highly...