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Beating Barcelona at Camp Nou would be one of the best results yet: Dele Alli

January 2, 2019 09:30 AM

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli believes victory at Barcelona would be among their best results yet.

Australia’s carbon emissions highest on record, data shows

December 13, 2018 14:00 PM

AUSTRALIA, Dec 13: Australia’s carbon emissions are again the highest on record, according to new data from the emissions-tracking organisation Ndevr Environmental.

Yemen death toll 'over 60,000'

December 13, 2018 13:00 PM

YEMEN, Dec 13: More than 60,000 people have been killed in Yemen in the last two years - a figure six times higher than previous estimates - according to a new assessment.

India banking sector reform at stake under new RBI chief

December 13, 2018 09:40 AM

MUMBAI, Dec 13: Urjit Patel's resignation as the Reserve Bank of India governor may have been abrupt, but he leaves a well-established process for monetary policymaking. Reforming financial governance and credit standards, on the other hand, remains a work in progress.

Ronaldo ready for 'the beautiful part' of Champions League after defeat to Young Boys

December 13, 2018 09:29 AM

The Portuguese star is excited by his team's potential heading into the knockout phase as they topped their group despite Wednesday's loss

Kapil Sharma tying the knot with girlfriend Ginni Chatrath tonight

December 12, 2018 17:23 PM

MUMBAI, Dec 12: Comedian Kapil Sharma is all set to tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar, Punjab today. The pre-wedding festivities including the mehendi ceremony, a ‘Mata Ki Chowki’ and sangeet were held in Amritsar.

Huawei's CFO gets bail in Canada

December 12, 2018 11:22 AM

VANCOUVER, Dec 12: A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to a top executive of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd while she awaits a hearing for extradition to the United States, a move that could help placate Chinese officials angered by her arrest.

Gunman goes on rampage during mass in cathedral, kills 4 & takes own life in Brazil

December 12, 2018 11:08 AM

SAO PAULO, Dec 12: Five people were killed and several others injured as a gunman opened fire during a mass at a Catholic cathedral in Campinas outside of Brazil’s most populated city, Sao Paulo. The perpetrator then turned the gun on himself.

Spurs reach last 16 as Moura snatches draw at Barca

December 12, 2018 10:46 AM

BARCELONA, Dec 12: Tottenham Hotspur produced a bold and spirited performance, coming from behind to grab a 1-1 draw at Barcelona which saw them finish second in Champions League Group B and reach the last-16 at the expense of Inter Milan on Tuesday.

Pentagon Accidentally refueled Saudi jets over Yemen for free

December 11, 2018 12:00 PM

RIYADH, Dec 11: Amid a push by the Senate to vote on ending US support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen this week, a new report indicates that American tankers have been refueling Saudi coalition jets with gas paid for by US taxpayers because of “errors in accounting.”

France announces minimum wage increase, tax relief after repeated protests in Paris

December 11, 2018 12:00 PM

PARIS, Dec 11: French President Emmanuel Macron announced late Monday that he will increase France's minimum wage by 100 euros - about $114 - a month and slash overtime and some pension taxes in an effort to curb a wave of violent protests that have rocked the country for nearly a month and undermined the authority of his government.

Trade war counter attack? China slams Apple with iPhone sale ban over ‘patent violations’

December 11, 2018 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 11: Chinese courts have granted a preliminary injunction to US chip-maker Qualcomm which would effectively ban the majority of older iPhone models from sale in China, in a possible trade war counter attack.

India-China set to resume military drills after one-year hiatus

December 10, 2018 15:17 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: After a hiatus of one year, India and China are resuming their joint military drills on Tuesday, media reports said.

First direct Yemen talks bid to strike deal to swap prisoners

December 10, 2018 11:30 AM

YEMEN, Dec 10: Yemen's warring parties held the first direct talks in UN-led peace efforts in Sweden yesterday to iron out a prisoner swap, one of several confidence-building measures intended to help launch a political process to end nearly four years of conflict.

Roger Waters' plea prompts Pink Floyd tribute band to cancel its gigs in Israel

December 9, 2018 19:17 PM

LONDON, Dec 9: Last month, a Jewish organisation in Argentina launched a petition urging people across the region to boycott Roger Waters concerts and calling the former Pink Floyd leader "one of the great anti-Semites of our time".

India expected to receive total remittance of $80 bn in 2018

December 9, 2018 14:27 PM

NEW DELHI, Dec 9: India is expected to receive a total remittance of $80 billion in 2018, said the latest edition of the World Bank's Migration and Development Brief, released on Saturday.

Beijing threatens Canada of ‘grave consequences' over Huawei executive's arrest

December 9, 2018 13:27 PM

BEIJING, Dec 9: China has ratcheted up the pressure on Canada to release the detained executive of Huawei Technologies over the weekend by threatening “grave consequences” and accusing Canada of “hurting the feelings of the Chinese people”, escalating the case into one of the worst diplomatic rows between Beijing and Ottawa.

Who are France's Yellow Vest protesters, and what do they want?

December 9, 2018 11:00 AM

PARIS, Dec 9: As part of his environmental policy strategy, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a green tax on fuel last month to go into effect Jan. 1.

Childhood antibiotics could raise risk of mental illness, study finds

December 8, 2018 14:00 PM

For all the good that antibiotics do, relying on them too much can have pretty drastic drawbacks. In particular, their overuse can help create bacterial superbugs resistant to future antibiotics.

'Little Messi' flees Afghan home for the second time

December 8, 2018 13:00 PM

AFGHANISTAN, Dec 8: An Afghan boy who shot to international fame for his devotion to the footballer Lionel Messi has been forced to flee his home for a second time amid the threat of militant attack - leaving behind his prized signed jersey and football.