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Warriors hold off charging Raptors to win on road

Warriors hold off charging Raptors to win on road

Klay Thompson delivered 26 points and Kevin Durant tallied 25 as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the Raptors 127-125 in Toronto on Saturday.

Blackhawks look Sharp in win over Rangers

Blackhawks look Sharp in win over Rangers

Patrick Sharp scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks pulled away for a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Satellites are reshaping how traders track earthly commodities

Satellites are reshaping how traders track earthly commodities

A lump of coal is scooped onto a truck bed in Australia, driven to a port, loaded on a ship, piloted across the ocean to a dock in China,...

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Syrian government negotiator quits Geneva talks, says may not return

Syrian government negotiator quits Geneva talks, says may not return

Syria's top government negotiator said on Friday his team was quitting UN-led peace talks in Geneva and might not return next week, blaming the opposition's rejection of any role for President Bashar al-Assad in a transition.

UBS chief Ermotti says debate over banker pay is ‘populistic’

UBS chief Ermotti says debate over banker pay is ‘populistic’

UBS Group chief executive officer Sergio Ermotti criticised the debate surrounding banker pay as “populistic” amid a heated exchange with a former Bank of England deputy governor.

Tropical storm kills at least seven in Sri Lanka

Tropical storm kills at least seven in Sri Lanka

A tropical storm has killed at least seven people and left five fishermen missing in Sri Lanka, bringing down trees across main roads and on houses, officials said on Thursday ...

Dimitrov downs Goffin for ATP Tour Finals crown

Dimitrov downs Goffin for ATP Tour Finals crown

Grigor Dimitrov won the biggest title of his career when he beat Belgium’s David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the ATP World Tour Finals on his debut yesterday.

Woakes saves England’s blushes with inspired spell

Woakes saves England’s blushes with inspired spell

Paceman Chris Woakes claimed four wickets as England roared back to the verge of victory against the Cricket Australia XI after the third day of the four day-night tour match at Adelaide Oval yesterday.

Asian markets remain bearish, but China opening lifts Shanghai

Asian markets remain bearish, but China opening lifts Shanghai

Asian markets fell yesterday as traders fret over the outlook for Donald Trump’s much-vaunted tax-cut plans while profit-takers cashed in after the latest rally.

Bank of England seen hiking rate for first time in decade

Bank of England seen hiking rate for first time in decade

The Bank of England, battling Brexit-fuelled inflation rises, is set Thursday to lift its key interest rate for the first time since 2007, according to analysts.

Aspire Zone Foundation to organise Lake Festival

Aspire Zone Foundation to organise Lake Festival

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF), in partnership with Katara – the Cultural Village and Ooredoo, is organising Qatar’s first ever lake show dubbed as the ‘Aspire Lake Festival’ from November 9 to 11.