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  • TThe repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin as planned, Bangladesh said on Monday, with authorities admitting “a lot of preparation” was still needed. Bangladesh had been due to start the huge process on Jan 23, after ...

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  • TWELLINGTON - Colin Munro ensured New Zealand continued a stellar home summer on Monday when they thrashed Pakistan by seven wickets with 25 balls to spare in the opening Twenty20 match in Wellington. Munro was left unbeaten on 49 when a wide by Hasan Ali in the 16th over gave New Zealand victory as ...

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  • TSOUTHAMPTON - Harry Kane struck his 99th Premier League goal to earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Sunday but Mauricio Pochettino rued the loss of two vital points in the push for a Champions League place. The result moves Spurs to within two points of fourth-placed Liverpool, who ...

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  • TMELBOURNE - Spinner Jon Holland and paceman Jhye Richardson are the surprise selections in a 15-man Australia squad named Monday for the tour to South Africa next month. Victorian left-arm spinner Holland, 30, played two Tests for Australia against Sri Lanka in mid-2016, but was passed over in the ...

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  • TMELBOURNE - David Warner will lead Australia in next month's Twenty20 international tri-series against New Zealand and England as regular captain Steve Smith is given a break ahead of the crucial Test tour to South Africa. Opening batsman Warner, the Test vice-captain, steps up to lead Australia in ...

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  • TSYDNEY - Australian captain Steve Smith has shot down suggestions of ball-tampering after video of him using saliva from the corner of his mouth during Sunday's ODI loss to England raised eyebrows. Smith laughed off the reaction, after watching a replay of the video, saying it was his standard ...

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  • TNEW DELHI - An Indian farmer was crushed to death under his tractor as finance company officials drove away with it over $1,400 in unpaid debts, police said Monday. Police are hunting five loan recovery agents who could be charged with murder in a case that highlights the debt crisis faced by the ...

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  • TPARIS - A strike by French prison guards entered its second week on Monday, with union officials vowing to continue the movement after holding talks with the government over demands for better security and pay after a series of attacks on staff by inmates. The protests, which have disrupted prisons ...

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  • TTOKYO - Hundreds of Tokyo residents scrambled for cover Monday in the Japanese capital's first evacuation drill for a military attack since World War II, amid ongoing tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme. A loudspeaker blared out a terrifying warning at the drill, held in a Tokyo amusement ...

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