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Trump says U.S. to exit landmark nuclear arms pact, Russia threatens retaliation

October 22, 2018 15:38 PM

MOSCOW, Oct 22:  President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow.

Quake of magnitude 6.7 strikes off Canada's British Columbia: USGS

October 22, 2018 14:25 PM

SINGAPORE, Oct 22: An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck off the Canadian province of British Columbia on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said.

Prince Harry inspires athletes as pregnant Meghan trims Australia schedule

October 22, 2018 12:30 PM

SYDNEY, Oct 22: The pregnant wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

October 22, 2018 11:30 AM

WASHINGTON/LONDON, Oct 22: Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a “huge and grave mistake,” but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the widening crisis, saying Mohammed bin Salman had not been aware.

India's Kohli, Rohit steamroll West Indies with sparkling tons

October 22, 2018 10:30 AM

Oct 22: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma both hit centuries and combined in a stand of 246 to help India chase down a difficult target against West Indies for a convincing eight-wicket victory in the opening one day international in Guwahati on Sunday.

Messi injury blow as Barca go top with win over Sevilla

October 21, 2018 10:45 AM

BARCELONA, Oct 21: Barcelona snapped a four-match winless run in La Liga with a 4-2 home victory over title rivals Sevilla on Saturday to reclaim top spot but the triumph was marred by talisman Lionel Messi fracturing his arm and being ruled out for three weeks.

Ronaldo reaches 400-goal landmark as Juventus' perfect start ends

October 21, 2018 10:12 AM

Oct 21: Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday.

Afghans vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

October 20, 2018 17:20 PM

KABUL, Oct 20: Afghans voted on Saturday in parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organization, allegations of corruption and violence that have forced a postponement of the vote in the strategic southern province of Kandahar.

Brazil election battle rages over Facebook's WhatsApp

October 20, 2018 14:30 PM

BRASILIA, Oct 20: Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messaging service became the frontline in Brazil’s bitter presidential campaign on Friday, as front-runner Jair Bolsonaro angrily denied accusations he had encouraged widespread misinformation campaigns on the platform.

Wozniacki seeks repeat at wide-open WTA Finals

October 20, 2018 14:00 PM

SINGAPORE, Oct 20: The women’s tennis season concludes at the WTA Finals in Singapore next week and, like a majority of tournaments during the 2018 campaign, picking a winner from a wide-open field seems a near impossible task.

Sarri backs Hazard to become world's best at Chelsea

October 20, 2018 13:30 PM

Oct 20: Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has the potential to become the world’s best player while still representing the Premier League club, manager Maurizio Sarri said on Friday.

Remains of more than 60 babies, foetuses found stashed in Detroit funeral home

October 20, 2018 13:15 PM

Oct 20: The remains of more than 60 infants and foetuses were found stashed in a Detroit funeral home, police said on Friday, calling the discovery “deeply disturbing.”

Swede Moberg wins World Hickory Golf Championship

October 19, 2018 13:45 PM

EAST LOTHIAN, Oct 19: Swedish professional Johan Moberg expertly wielded his niblick, mashie and other pre-1936 wooden golf clubs through the blustery Scottish weather to become the World Hickory golf champion.

Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

October 19, 2018 12:55 PM

Oct 19: Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as U.S. tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease.

Pompeo recommends giving Saudis 'a few more days' for Khashoggi investigation

October 18, 2018 22:00 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct 18: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that he had told President Donald Trump that the United States should give Saudi Arabia a few more days to wrap up its investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Turkey searches Saudi consulate again, European ministers cancel Riyadh trip

October 18, 2018 21:45 PM

ISTANBUL, Oct 18: Turkish investigators searched Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight looking for clues into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and senior European ministers pulled out of an investment summit in Riyadh amid global concern over the incident.

Japan exports fall for first time since 2016 as trade war fears mount

October 18, 2018 21:15 PM

TOKYO, Oct 18: Japan’s exports fell in September for the first time since 2016 as shipments to the United States and China declined, likely impeding third quarter economic growth and adding to concerns about the broadening impact of an escalating Sino-U.S. trade war.

West Ham must manage Arnautovic's knee problem: Pellegrini

October 18, 2018 20:30 PM

Oct 18: West Ham United’s Marko Arnautovic is fit for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur but manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursday the forward’s knee problem will have to be managed carefully.

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

October 18, 2018 20:17 PM

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Oct 18: Gen. Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan’s most powerful security officials, was killed on Thursday when a bodyguard opened fire following a meeting in the governor’s compound in the southern province of Kandahar, officials said.

Serena coach makes plea for honest and open on-court coaching

October 18, 2018 20:00 PM

Oct 18: The coach whose attempts to guide Serena Williams mid-match during this year’s U.S. Open final led to her explosive row with the umpire and a code violation en route to defeat, has called for on-court coaching to be permitted.