Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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Netherlands beat Ireland to clinch one-day series

ICC Cricket UTRECHT – The Netherlands eased to a four-wicket win against Ireland in the deciding game of their one-day international series on Monday. Ireland mustered only 163 and their Dutch hosts were able to knock off the required runs as they reached 166-6. The visitors slumped to 28-3 before ...

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Twitter says hackers saw messages from 36 accounts

LONDON: Twitter said that the hackers who breached its systems last week likely read the direct messages of 36 accounts, including one belonging to an elected official in the Netherlands. In tweets from its support account and an updated blog post, Twitter said it had no indication that the private ...

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Pakistan cricket teams tour to Netherlands postponed

BIRMINGHAM: The Pakistan Cricket Board night announced following advice from the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB), it has indefinitely postponed its July tour to the Netherlands after the Dutch government banned all events (sports and cultural) until 1 September 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Pakistan national men’s cricket ...

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Nine-year-old Belgian prodigy set for university degree

AMSTERDAM: Like many other nine-year-olds, Laurent Simons likes TV and his pet dog. But he also wants to make artificial organs, and is about to get the qualifications to set him on his way. The Belgian boy will in December receive a degree in electrical engineering from Eindhoven University of ...

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World champion gymnast reveals secret job as porn star

AMSTERDAM: A former world champion gymnast from the Netherlands has revealed she turned to pornography to make ends meet. Verona van de Leur, who won a gold medal at a 2002 World Cup event and silver at the European championships, earning her Dutch Sportswoman of the Year, said she plans ...

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Russian Instagram influencer found dead in suitcase

MOSCOW: A prominent Russian Instagram influencer has been found dead with knife wounds in a suitcase in her rented apartment in Moscow, police say. Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, was discovered on Friday after her family raised the alarm when she failed to contact them for several days. Ms Karaglanova, who had ...

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Dutch police arrest Utrecht shooting suspect

NETHERLANDS: Dutch police arrested the suspect in a shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht in which three people were killed, a police chief said. “We have just been informed that the suspect has been arrested,” Utrecht police chief Rob van Bree told a news conference. Police had ...

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Total seeks exit from Dutch upstream with gas fields sale

LONDON: Total has launched the sale of its offshore gas fields in the Netherlands, a move that would mark the French energy giant’s exit from Dutch upstream production after 55 years, industry and banking sources said. The Paris-based company hired investment bank Jefferies in December to run the process that ...

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Belgium lift Hockey Men’s World Cup

BHUBANESWAR: Belgium have claimed their first ever World Cup title thanks to a dramatic shoot-out victory over the Netherlands in the final of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. It proved to be third time lucky for the Red Lions, who finished runners up at both the Rio ...

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