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Skipper Sarfraz apologises for ‘harsh’ behavior

Pakistan managed to clinch a low scoring thriller last night, after they tumbled down Sri Lanka on 187 and won the match by 32 runs. However, the victory didn’t came ease, as despite the phenomenal bowling display from Pakistan bowling line, Lankan skipper Upal Tharanga remained persistent on chase with ...

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Singapore Sept exports post surprise decline as electronics stumble

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s exports unexpectedly fell from a year earlier in September, data showed on Tuesday, their first on-year contraction in five months as electronics shipments posted their first decline in almost a year. Non-oil domestic exports fell 1.1 percent in September on-year, data from the trade agency International Enterprise Singapore ...

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Airbus to enter into partnership with Canada’s Bombardier

PARIS: Airbus will take a majority stake in Bombardier’s marquee C-Series airliner programme, the companies announced Monday, as the Canadian firm battled against a stiff tariff ruling in the US. The landmark agreement comes after the US administration slapped a 220 percent countervailing duty, as well as an 80 percent ...

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May, Juncker agree to ‘accelerate’ Brexit deal efforts

BRUSSELS: Efforts to reach a Brexit deal should “accelerate over the months to come”, British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in a joint statement Monday after a dinner meeting in Brussels. “The Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission reviewed the progress ...

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Babar, Shadab steer Pakistan to win in second ODI

ABU DHABI: Babar Azam scored a second succesive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a ...

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Guterres wants UN to help tackle Sahel violence

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that Africa’s Sahel region was descending into all-out violence and said the United Nations must help the region confront the threat from Islamist militants. In a report to the Security Council obtained by AFP, Guterres said the United Nations and other donors ...

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Trump urges former rival Clinton to again seek presidency

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would beat former rival Hillary Clinton in a 2020 rematch, encouraging the Democrat to try her luck against him in the next presidential campaign. “I hope Hillary runs,” he said during a press conference. “Hillary, please run again! Go ahead.” The ...

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US ‘not taking sides’ between Iraqi forces, Kurds: Trump

WASHINGTON: Washington is “not taking sides” following clashes between Iraqi forces and the country’s Kurds, US President Donald Trump said Monday, as tensions escalate following the autonomous Kurdish region’s independence referendum. Speaking after Iraqi troops and tanks swept across the northern province capturing oil and military targets from the Kurds ...

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Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records as bank shares gain

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks jumped to fresh records Monday, boosted by bank shares that were lifted by expectations that the Federal Reserve will again increase interest rates this year. All three major indices ended at records, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.4 percent to 22,956.96. The broad-based ...

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