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US developing ‘much better’ ties with Pakistan: Trump

US developing ‘much better’ ties with Pakistan: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that his country “is beginning to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders”, after Islamabad helped rescue an American-Canadian couple and their three children from the clutches of the Haqqani network.

Sports car maker Aston Martin counts on an SUV to drive its future

Sports car maker Aston Martin counts on an SUV to drive its future

The arrival of Aston Martin’s DBX sport utility vehicle in 2019 could help more than double sales of the British sports car maker by early next decade, its chief executive told Reuters.

Mannarino upsets Cilic, to face Goffin in final

Mannarino upsets Cilic, to face Goffin in final

Unseeded Frenchman Adrian Mannarino upset top seed Marin Cilic 6-7(5) 6-4 6-0 in the Japan Open semi-finals yesterday to reach his first ATP 500 final.

3 charged over makeshift gas canister bomb in Paris

3 charged over makeshift gas canister bomb in Paris

French prosecutors have charged three men in connection with a makeshift explosive device made of gas canisters placed inside an apartment block in western Paris, a judicial source told AFP on Saturday.

N.Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA

N.Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA

North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday.

US Sept payrolls contract in wake of Harvey, Irma

US Sept payrolls contract in wake of Harvey, Irma

US payrolls contracted in September for the first time in seven years as major hurricanes left workers idled in southern states but unemployment continued to fall, official data showed yesterday.

Bank Indonesia sees narrowing window for further rate cuts

Bank Indonesia sees narrowing window for further rate cuts

Indonesia’s central bank sees little room for further interest rate cuts, while saying it can turn to other measures in a bid to fire up Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

Boeing boosts tech investment in hybrid, autonomous planes

Boeing boosts tech investment in hybrid, autonomous planes

Boeing is beefing up its investments in autonomous and electric hybrid planes in anticipation that aviation could be primed for as much disruption as virtually every other sector.

Negotiating with N Korea waste of time, says Trump

Negotiating with N Korea waste of time, says Trump

US President Donald Trump said negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear programme would be a waste of time yesterday after it emerged that Washington had channels of contact with Pyongyang.

Triathlon, mountain, Criterium included in new cycling season

Triathlon, mountain, Criterium included in new cycling season

The Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation (QCTF) have included triathlon (swimming, cycling and running), mountain and Criterium races in the new season, which will officially be launched on Friday, October 13.

Elon Musk’s new vision: Anywhere on Earth under one hour on economy fare

Elon Musk’s new vision: Anywhere on Earth under one hour on economy fare

Plans new rocket ship that can land on Mars and the Moon; SpaceX to send cargo to Mars in 2022; crewed missions in 2024

D’Ambrosio saves Inter, AC Milan lose to Sampdoria

D’Ambrosio saves Inter, AC Milan lose to Sampdoria

Danilo D’Ambrosio scored the only goal as Inter Milan left it late to squeeze past Genoa 1-0 in Serie A action yesterday and keep in touch with the leaders, as AC Milan fell 2-0 at Sampdoria.