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Ruthless Federer into Basel quarter-finals for 17th time

Basel - Roger Federer crushed Radu Albot 6-0, 6-3 on Wednesday to win his 22nd match in a row at ...


Wawrinka into Basel 2nd round, keeps London hopes alive

Basel - Stan Wawrinka fired 10 aces and 30 winners to overwhelm fellow veteran Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 to reach ...


Eastern Cape to declare drought a disaster

The Eastern Cape cabinet has resolved to declare the drought a disaster and processes to gazette this are underway, Premier ...


Shrimant Jha seeks visa help from Kiren Rijiju, Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Indian para-athlete Shrimant Jha on Wednesday reached out to the Union Sports minister Kiren ...


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Steaks back on menus in China as Irish beef exports resume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Beef exports from Ireland to China are back to full capacity after a two-decade ban.The majority of ...

Britain Awaits EU Verdict on Brexit Delay as Deadline Looms

LONDON - European Union leaders are deciding on another extension to Britain's exit from the bloc, after lawmakers in Britain ...

Syrian refugees in Turkey are there to stay, at least for now

Turkey's recent military incursion into northern Syria is aimed at weakening Syrian Kurdish forces along its border. Turkey believes those ...

Albanian Police Say Iranian 'Terrorist' Plot Foiled

Albanian police thwarted an attack allegedly planned by a Tehran-backed 'terrorist cell' against opponents of the Iranian regime in the ...

Boris Johnson eyes election after parliament forces Brexit delay

Boris Johnson looked set to try for an election after Parliament blocked his plan to rush his Brexit deal into ...

Trump and Ukraine: The case for impeachment grows

Democratic lawmakers' case for impeaching President Donald Trump grew stronger on Tuesday when the top US diplomat in Ukraine testified ...

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Earnings weigh on Wall St, but indices make modest advances

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street made modest gains on Wednesday in the face of disappointing earnings reports, and ...

Dubai Properties to build high-rise tower on last JBR beachfront site

DUBAI, UAE - Prominent developer Dubai Properties, which developed the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) project, comprising forty high rise towers ...

Bourses across Asia mixed, U.S. dollar regains some ground

SYDNEY, NSW - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.In Japan the key Nikkei 225 index jumped 76.48 points or ...

New Zealand carrier announces direct flights to New York

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Air New Zealand is to launch a non-stop route from Auckland to New York.The new service ...

Wall Street mixed as UK lawmakers reject new Brexit deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow advancing, while the S&P 500 and ...

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Northern Ireland man arrested after container found with 39 bodies

LONDON, UK - A 25-year old Northern Irish man has been arrested after a lorry container in Essex, 30 kilometres ...


Kim unlikely to forego nuclear capability without solid guarantees

WASHINGTON, DC - Since the regime in Pyongyang doesn't see any reason to rein in its nuclear weapons program or ...


U.S. tightens net on whistleblower Julian Assange

LONDON, UK - U.S. efforts to have whistleblower Julian Assange extradited from a prison in London to the United States ...


Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...


Trudeau holds on to power but with slimmed majority

Canada's federal election campaign highlighted a struggle that caught the world by surprise. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the ...


U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...


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