Friday, 13 December 2019

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Sri Lanka’s new president suspends parliament

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new president suspended parliament for a month from Tuesday ahead of snap elections he wants to call in March to consolidate his sweeping victory. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, elected president last month in a landslide, issued a proclamation overnight proroguing the legislature and said a new session will begin ...

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan will miss Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Nottingham after being suspended for a slow over-rate offence, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. Match referee Richie Richardson imposed the suspension on Morgan after England were ruled to be two overs short after time ...

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Nuns ‘sex slaves’ scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis´s public admission that priests have used nuns as “sexual slaves” – and may still be doing so – marks a new chapter in the abuse crisis rocking the Catholic church. “It is the first time that the pope, but also the church as an institution, has ...

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Suspended Jason Holder joins Northamptonshire

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder will play for Northamptonshire during the first part of the 2019 English season, the club announced Thursday. Holder, 27, has led the West Indies to an unassailable 2-0 lead in their ongoing three-Test series at home to England and is currently ranked as the ...

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Katy Perry reveals school suspension

LOS ANGELES: Katy Perry was suspended from school for ”making sexual motions” towards a tree. The 34-year-old singer – whose real name is Katy Hudson – has admitted she was ordered to stay away from her Santa Barbara Christian School for three days in sixth grade for ”inappropriate behaviour”, including ...

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IFTDA suspends Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association has suspended filmmaker Sajid Khan for one year over complaints of sexual harassment against him. The 48-year-old was accused of sexual harassment by three women, namely actor Rachel White, assistant director Saloni Chopra, Mandana Karimi and journalist Karishma Upadhyay. The three opened up ...

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FIFA bans Afghan football chief pending sex abuse probe

GENEVA: FIFA suspended the president of the Afghanistan Football Federation Keramuddin Karim for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the  Afghan national women´s team. FIFA´s independent ethics committee said in a statement that the provisional ban “may be extended pending proceedings on the ...

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India’s Yusuf Pathan suspended for failed dope test

NEW DELHI: BCCI suspended former international all-rounder Yusuf Pathan for five months for taking a banned stimulant. The ban on the 35-year-old, who last represented India in 2012, was backdated so that it ends on January 14. The Board of Control for Cricket in India said the explosive batsman was ...

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Hafeez suspended from bowling in int’l matches

DUBAI: Former Pakistan captain M Hafeez was Thursday suspended from bowling in international matches with immediate effect due to illegal action. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that an independent assessment has found Hafeez ‘ bowling action to be illegal. According to an ICC press release, majority of Hafeez ‘ ...

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