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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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Australia lock down top order after big win over Pakistan

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Captain Tim Paine thinks Australia might have found a top order for the foreseeable future after putting together an innings of 580 with minimal contribution from Steve Smith in their victory over Pakistan in the first test on Sunday. Smith was a colossus when Australia retained the ...

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Lanka’s new president may struggle to form government

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s newly elected president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, may struggle to consolidate his victory. With many executive powers clipped and the opposition in control of a powerful Parliament, the former defense official who inspires respect but also fear may have difficulty assembling a government. Rajapaksa, who is credited with helping ...

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AB de Villiers fires Middlesex to victory on T20 Blast debut

BIRMINGHAM: AB de Villiers made his debut in England’s T20 Blast and played a marvellous knock for Middlesex to help them win at Lord’s. Ab de Villiers scored a quick 88 runs off 43 balls and remained unbeaten to help his team defeat Essex by seven wickets. This was Ab ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand, keeps hopes alive

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand. Babar Azam’s century saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Shah Afridi had ripped through New ...

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Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition leader and Indian National Congress (INC) party president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the just-concluded 17th general elections. “The BJP and the INC have different ideologies and visions. Modi and the BJP have ...

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India’s PM Modi wins historic general election victory

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India’s general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll. Official data from India’s Election Commission showed Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead in 292 ...

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Mexican wrestling star dies in front of stunned crowd in London

LONDON: The wrestler, whose real name is César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón, collapsed to the floor after being kicked by his opponent during a bout, the Camden New Journal reported. According to eyewitnesses, after Silver King collapsed, the referee turned him over and counted out, while his opponent, ex-WWE star Juventud ‘The Juice’ Guerrera, celebrated the victory. As soon ...

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Luke Ronchi guide United to victory over Kings

DUBAI: Medium pacer Faheem Ashraf grabbed three wickets while Luke Ronchi struck a masterful half century to steer defending champions Islamabad United to a comfortable seven wicket win over a hapless Karachi Kings in HBL PSL in Sharjah on Saturday. Ronchi built on Faheem’s 3-26 with an undefeated 35-ball 67 ...

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