FIFA fighting racism ‘seriously’ despite ending task force

MANCHESTER: FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura insists the fight against racism is being taken seriously despite the governing body’s task force overseeing discrimination being abolished. The Associated Press revealed Sunday that the task force was being dismantled after FIFA told its members the mission had been “completely fulfilled”. Samoura More...

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Water and blood can’t flow together, says Modi in veiled threat to Pakistan

NEW DELHI: In what appeared to be a veiled threat to Pakistan, Narendra Modi on Tuesday said “water and blood can’t flow at the same time” as he chaired a meeting to review the 1960 Indus Water Treaty with More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Isolate nations which nurture, peddle and export terrorism: Indian foreign minister at UNGA

UNITED NATIONS: Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, speaking at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, said on Monday that it was time to identify nations who nurture, peddle and export terrorism More...

By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Want Pakistan, India to resolve differences through diplomacy: US

WASHINGTON: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest during a briefing on Friday said that the United States has “long urged India and Pakistan to find ways to resolve their differences not through violence More...

By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Serena Williams pulls out of China tournaments with injury

HONG KONG: Serena Williams announced Friday that she has pulled out of two forthcoming tournaments in China citing an ongoing shoulder injury. “I am disappointed that I will not be able to compete at the Dongfeng More...

By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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British army chief pays tribute to Gen Raheel Sharif

MANCHESTER: British army chief Nicholas Carter praised General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday by saying that he viewed the Pakistani Chief of Army Staff’s leadership with respect. “I appreciate General Raheel More...

By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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At least 133 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

CAIRO: The death toll from a migrant boat disaster off Egypt’s coast climbed to 133 on Friday as rescuers recovered more bodies from the Mediterranean. Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board More...

By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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NZ bowlers Santner, Boult share six wickets to restrict India to 291 during 500th Test

KANPUR: Spinner Mitchell Santner and paceman Trent Boult combined to lead New Zealand’s fightback and restrict India to 291 for nine on the opening day of the first test on Thursday. At 154 for one, India More...

By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Pan Pacific Open: Sasnovich derails Pliskova

TOKYO, Japan – Qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich caused the biggest shock of this year’s Toray Pan Pacific Open, knocking out US Open finalist and No.3 seed Karolina Pliskova in straight sets on Thursday. Watch More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Obama urges Israel to end occupation, Palestinians to accept Israel

UNITED NATIONS: Both sides would benefit if Israel recognized it cannot permanently occupy Palestinian and and if Palestinians rejected incitement and recognized Israel´s legitimacy, US President Barack Obama said More...