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Warner ton puts Australia on top after Day One

Warner ton puts Australia on top after Day One

Opening batsman David Warner enjoyed a gift-wrapped century after being reprieved on 99 as Australia emerged on top at the close of a meandering first day of the Boxing Day test against England yesterday.

Rose puts pressure on Fleetwood with fast start

Rose puts pressure on Fleetwood with fast start

‘The front nine, my iron play was actually terrible. Even though I didn’t miss a green, iron play wasn’t really on song at all’

Kizzire shoots career low 62 to lead OHL Classic

Kizzire shoots career low 62 to lead OHL Classic

Patton Kizzire shot a nine-under-par 62 to grab the first-round lead at the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic on Thursday.

Al Jazeera celebrates its 21st anniversary amid closure calls

Al Jazeera celebrates its 21st anniversary amid closure calls

The Qatar-based media network marked its 21st anniversary on Wednesday amid calls by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt for its closure.

List in lead as wind blows Thomas off course in Jeju

List in lead as wind blows Thomas off course in Jeju

World number four Justin Thomas saw his three-shot overnight lead quickly blown away in gusting winds in yesterday’s second round of the CJ Cup on Jeju Island.

Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after unity deal

Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after unity deal

It didn’t take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold. Thousands took to the streets overnight celebrating the pact between Fatah and Hamas sealed in Cairo.

The chimera of Franco-German reform

The chimera of Franco-German reform

An abiding truth in the United States is that all politics is local. Apparently, the same wisdom can be applied (to some extent) to the European Union, whose agenda ultimately depends on key member states’ national politics.

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party gathers on Sunday for its annual conference, dominated by questions about her leadership and splits on Brexit.

Mugabe says opposition group in plot with West

Mugabe says opposition group in plot with West

President Robert Mugabe has accused a recently launched opposition alliance seeking to unseat him in next year’s elections of plotting with Western powers to force him out.

China to halt expansion in S China Sea: Manila

China to halt expansion in S China Sea: Manila

China has assured the Philippines it will not occupy new features or territory in the South China Sea, under a new “status quo” brokered by Manila as both sides try to strengthen their relations, the Philippine Defence minister said.

Fall in inventories, stricter compliance  to output cut behind oil recovery: QNB

Fall in inventories, stricter compliance to output cut behind oil recovery: QNB

A fall in crude oil inventories and stricter compliance to the output cut deal by producers is behind the oil price recovery, QNB has said in an economic commentary.