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  • TABU DHABI - Afghanistan produced one of their most famous victories after they eliminated five-time champions Sri Lanka from the Asia Cup 2018 with a crushing 91-run win at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday. Sri Lanka thus became the fourth Test-playing nation to have suffered defeat at the hands ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump dismissed journalist Bob Woodward’s bombshell book as a “joke” Monday, a day before readers get their first full look at his detailed account of a White House in disarray. “Fear: Trump in the White House” hits US bookstores on ...

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  • TRescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok, prompting an exodus of tourists. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said it expected the ...

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  • TLONDON: Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars American football team, is in talks to buy the iconic Wembley Stadium, British media reported on Thursday. England’s Football Association revealed earlier today that they have received an offer to buy ...

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  • TSHARM EL SHEIKH/ADEN/CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told an Arab League summit on Saturday that Cairo backed calls for a unified Arab force to confront regional security threats.Sisi also said Egypt’s participation in a military campaign against Shi’ite Houthi militias ...

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