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  Herath chokes South Africa with spin

COLOMBO: Rangana Herath picked two key wickets with his left-arm spin as South Africa struggled to save the second Test against Sri Lanka on a rain-hit fifth and final day Monday. Herath got rid of Quinton de Kock (37) and AB de Villiers (12) to rest...

  One killed, several hurt as lightning strikes Venice Beach

LOS ANGELES: At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured Sunday when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach of southern California, officials said. The fatal victim, an unidentified man in his 20s, died as he was being rus...

  PM Nawaz offers Eid prayer in Masjid-e- Nabvi

MADINA MUNAWWARA: Prime Minister Nawaz Monday offered his Eid prayer in Masjid-e- Nabvi here, media reported. The premier earlier yesterday night had offered Nawafil, paid homage at the Rauza-e-Rasul (SW) and prayed for peace, prosperity and progress...

  Liaquat Ali Khan’s eldest son dies in Karachi

KARACHI: Ashraf Ali Khan, the eldest son of Pakistan’s first prime minister, Liaquat Ali Khan passed away on Monday morning here, media reported. Ashraf Ali Khan, 77 a cancer patient was admitted into a private hospital for the last five days, where ...

  England well-placed as Cook falls short

SOUTHAMPTON: England captain Alastair Cook fell agonisingly short of ending his barren spell without a Test hundred as he led from the front against India at Southampton on Sunday. Cook won the toss and then made 95, having been dropped early on, out...

  Italy´s Nibali wins 2014 Tour de France

PARIS: Vincenzo Nibali completed his victory in the 2014 Tour de France on Sunday as German sprinter Marcel Kittel won the final stage on the Champs Elysees in Paris. Nibali finished safely in the peloton to succeed Briton Chris Froome as Tour champi...

  South Africa 55-2 at lunch on day five

COLOMBO: South Africa were 55-2 on Monday when an early lunch was taken following a rain interruption on the fifth and final day of the series-deciding second Test against Sri Lanka. Quinton de Kock was batting on 28 with skipper Hashim Amla on 4. So...

  Ricciardo wins second Grand Prix in drenched Hungary

BUDAPEST: Australian Daniel Ricciardo charged to a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix victory on Sunday, his second Formula One win for Red Bull, as a drenched track caused chaos among world championship leaders. Rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and his Me...

  Hepatitis E found in donor blood; call for EU screening

PARIS: One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe. Published on World Hepatitis Day, a study in The Lancet medical journ...

  Saudi Arabia, Gulf, Bangladesh celebrate Eid today

KARACHI: Saudi Arab, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Gulf countries, Indonesia and Bangladesh are celebrating Eid today (Monday), media reported. Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Judicial Council had announced the sighting of Shawwal moon yesterday night and Eid-u...

  Eight hospitalized after US lightning strike

LOS ANGELES: Eight people, including a teenager, were taken to hospital Sunday following a freak lightning strike at bustling Venice Beach, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. LAFD spokeswoman Katherine Main told AFP that one of the individuals was...

  Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam´s biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead. Prime Minister Najib Razak expressed his "extreme sadness, most profound sympat...

  Dallas: Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas hosts annual iftar

DALLAS: Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas hosted its eleventh annual iftar event at a local restaurant in Carrolton Texas. The event was attended by party leadership, elected officials, and candidates from Dallas, Tarrant, Collins and Denton counties...

  Parts of KP celebrates Eidul Fitr today

PESHAWAR: Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai, the prayer leader at the Qasim Ali Khan mosque and head of the unofficial Ruet-i-Hilal committee, announced here late Sunday night to celebrate Eidul Fitr in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Monday), media reported. Spe...

  North American box office loves ‘Lucy’

WASHINGTON: Director Luc Besson´s action sci-fi thriller "Lucy," about a woman turned superhuman by using 100 percent of her brain, debuted at the top of the North American box office, estimates showed Sunday. In its first weekend out, the film whose...

  Shawwal moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eid on Monday

RIYADH: Shawwal moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, therefore Eid-ul-Fitr in the kingdom will be celebrated on Monday (July 28), media reported quoting Arab TV. Eid will also be celebrated on Monday in United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Iraq and ...

  Pakistan’s Hussain secures silver medal in men’s judo

GLASGOW: Pakistan’s Shah Hussain Shah obtained a silver medal in the 100kg category of the men’s judo event in the Commonwealth Games in Scotland. Shah Hussain was defeated in the final by Scotland’s own Euwan Burton on Saturday. He earlier beat New ...

  Ebola: a ruthless killer reaches Nigeria

LAGOS: The Ebola virus plaguing west Africa, which has killed at least 660 since the worst-ever outbreak began there in January, is one of the deadliest known to man and can kill victims within days. Africa´s most populous country Nigeria on Friday b...

  Australia's McKeown takes 200m breaststroke gold

GLASGOW: Taylor McKeown sealed Australia´s ninth gold medal from just 18 swimming events at the Commonwealth Games in the women´s 200m breaststroke on Saturday. Sally Hunter ensured it was a one-two for Australia as she took silver, while England´s M...

  Halsall pips Campbell sisters for 50m freestyle gold

GLASGOW: England´s Fran Halsall claimed her second Commonwealth Games gold medal as she edged out Australian sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell in the women´s 50m freestyle on Saturday. Halsall broke her own Commonwealth Games record time from Friday´s...


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