Saturday, 10 April 2021

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Subaru to recall 2.2 million cars over brake light glitch

TOKYO: Subaru announced a global recall of 2.2 million SUVs, the biggest ever for the company, over a brake light glitch that could affect how the vehicle engines start. The company said it was recalling 306,728 units of Impreza and Forester in Japan, while the remaining 1.96 million vehicles will ...

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Macron: France will force Ford to revitalise site of plant closure

PESSAC: French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to force automaker Ford to pay to help create new jobs on an industrial site the US firm plans to close in southwestern France. The French government has denounced Ford’s decision to shut its plant making gear boxes after the company rejected a takeover ...

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South Africa beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in first ODI

JOHANNESBURG: South African captain Faf du Plessis hit an unbeaten century as South Africa cruised to an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international in Johannesburg. The hosts won the toss at the Wanderers Stadium, asked Sri Lanka to bat and bowled them out for 231, a ...

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Flash floods in southern Afghanistan kill at least 20

KANDAHAR: At least 20 people were killed by flash floods in southern Afghanistan´s Kandahar province, the UN said, as heavy rains swept away homes and vehicles and potentially damaged thousands of houses. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said widespread flooding inundated Kandahar city and surrounding ...

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Roger Federer wins 100th title

DUBAI: Roger Federer won his 100th career title on Saturday when he defeated Greece´s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Championships. The Swiss star is the second man to achieve the feat after America´s Jimmy Connors who ended his career with 109 titles.

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US offers $1 million reward to find Osama bin Ladens son

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday offered a $1 million reward for information on a son of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, seeing him as an emerging face of extremism. “Hamza bin Laden is the son of deceased former AQ leader Osama bin Laden and is emerging as a ...

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British TV rivals join forces, taking on Netflix in UK

LONDON: The BBC and ITV, Britain’s biggest television broadcasters, announced plans for a UK streaming service BritBox to confront massive competition for viewers from online giants such as Netflix. It is likely to be a larger version of their BritBox streaming service in North America, which has more than half ...

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Naib stars as Afghanistan down Ireland in 1st ODI

DEHRADUN: Gulbadin Naib starred with both bat and ball as Afghanistan outplayed Ireland by five wickets in the first one-day international. Naib took two wickets to help dismiss Ireland for 161 and then struck a crucial 46 as Afghanistan achieved their target in 41.5 overs in the north Indian city ...

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