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Nadal takes centre stage ahead of Kyrgios clash

Nadal takes centre stage ahead of Kyrgios clash

Rafael Nadal takes centre stage on Rod Laver Arena for his Australian Open second round match against Leonardo Mayer today but anyone looking for a wild atmosphere would be better off waiting for the last match on Hisense Arena.

Blasts in St Petersburg metro stations kill 10

Blasts in St Petersburg metro stations kill 10

At least 10 people were killed in explosions in two train carriages at metro stations in St. Petersburg on Monday, Russian authorities said. One of the blasts was caused by a bomb filled with shrapnel.

Weak exports curb US fourth quarter economic growth rebounds

Weak exports curb US fourth quarter economic growth rebounds

US economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter as a plunge in shipments of soybeans weighed on exports, but steady consumer spending and rising business investment suggested the economy would continue to expand.

Lufthansa says offered mediation in pay dispute with pilots

Lufthansa says offered mediation in pay dispute with pilots

Lufthansa has offered its pilots in Germany mediation in a long-running row over pay, it said on Monday, as it seeks to avert more strikes.

Jail, deportation for stealing Nojoom points

Jail, deportation for stealing Nojoom points

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Indian driver to one year in jail and subsequent deportation for stealing the Nojoom points of his employer.

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand confirmed on Friday that the Zika virus had caused two cases of microcephaly, a condition that results in babies being born with small heads, the first time it has been linked to Zika in Southeast Asia.

Manateq to offer 100% ownership to boost FDI inflows

Manateq to offer 100% ownership to boost FDI inflows

State-run special economic zone developer and operator, Manateq, is offering 100% ownership in one of its SEZs to attract more foreign direct investments ...

Protester killed in Kashmir clashes

Protester killed in Kashmir clashes

Paramilitary troops patrol during a tense curfew in Srinagar yesterday. A man was killed in Kashmir yesterday when soldiers fired on protesters, taking the death toll to five in clashes that have continued for the fourth consecutive day, officials said.

Equity investors find haven in booming Southeast Asia

Equity investors find haven in booming Southeast Asia

With volatility rocking markets in China and Japan this year, equity investors are finding refuge in Asia’s brightest spots: Indonesia and Thailand.

Myanmar law ‘doesn't make much sense’, says Obama

Myanmar law ‘doesn't make much sense’, says Obama

Barack Obama says a provision in Myanmar's constitution that prevents candidates from running for president because of their children's nationality made no sense.

Qatar supports OPCW resolution on Syria

Qatar supports OPCW resolution on Syria

Qatar has welcomed the resolution issued by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) Executive Council regarding the elimination of Syrian chemical weapons, believing ...

Kamini’s ton sets up big win for India

Kamini’s ton sets up big win for India

India rode on opener Thirush Kamini Murugesan’s maiden century to thrash West Indies by 105 runs in their opening Group A match of the ICC Women’s World Cup here yesterday.