Saturday, 10 April 2021

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Windies and England third ODI abandoned due to rain

GEORGE’S: The third One-Day International of the five-match series between the West Indies and England was abandoned on Monday after Steady rainfall forced the match to be stopped before a ball was bowled in Grenada. England captain Eoin Morgan put the West Indies to bat but the showers which delayed ...

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Kim arrives for nuclear summit with Trump after marathon train trip

DONG DANG: Kim Jong Un crossed into Vietnam Tuesday after a marathon train journey for a second summit showdown with US President Donald Trump, with the world looking for concrete progress over North Korea’s nuclear programme. Following a historic first meeting in Singapore in June that produced a vaguely worded ...

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US to delay China tariff increase: Donald Trump

WASHINGTON: The United States is delaying a planned increase of tariffs on more than $200 billion in Chinese exports after “substantial progress” made in trade talks, President Donald Trump said. “I am pleased to report that the US has made substantial progress in our trade talks with China on important ...

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France sees no health reason for Nutella output stop

PARIS: French authorities said Friday that there appeared to be no health risks behind the decision to halt production of Nutella at a plant in Normandy, the world´s largest factory making the prized chocolate-and-hazelnut spread. Nutella´s Italian owner Ferrero, whose products also include Ferrero Rocher chocolates, on Wednesday said it ...

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Three UN peacekeepers killed by suspected bandits in Mali

BAMAKO: Three UN peacekeepers in Mali have been killed by suspected bandits while travelling on leave along the road from the capital Bamako to neighbouring Guinea, sources said. Friday’s attack was a robbery, a Malian security source told AFP, adding that the three victims were from Guinea, which contributes some ...

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Twitter co-founder Evan Williams leaving board

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter co-founder and one-time chief executive Evan Williams is stepping down from the board, leaving the one-to-many messaging service to focus on “other projects.” Williams will depart the Twitter board at the end of this month, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on ...

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IOC withdraws Olympic places from India event

NEW DELHI: The International Olympic Committee on Thursday cancelled places for the 2020 Tokyo Games shooting competition to be awarded at an event in India after the host country refused to give visas to Pakistani shooters. India has accused Pakistan of involvement in a suicide bombing in Kashmir last week ...

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Driver who killed six in Australia car rampage sentenced to life

SYDNEY: A driver who killed six people in a rampage along a Melbourne shopping street was sentenced to life Friday for what a judge described as one of Australia´s worst mass murders. The January 2017 attack at Bourke Street mall, a popular shopping area, rocked Australia´s second-largest city, with a ...

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Suicide bomber kills three policemen in Cairo

CAIRO: A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said. Monday evening’s bombing, in the Darb al-Ahmar neighbourhood near the historic Al-Azhar mosque, also wounded two other policemen, the ...

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