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Hull’s Mason talking again after fracturing skull

Hull’s Mason talking again after fracturing skull

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has been talking in hospital about the incident which left him with a fractured skull, the Premier League club said yesterday.

A new shelter for Karachi’s troubled animals

A new shelter for Karachi’s troubled animals

After changing four shelters since July, 2013, the Ayesha Chundrigar Foundation (ACF) continues to raise the dampened spirits and change the fates of the troubled animals of Karachi with the launch of their new animal shelter in Malir Cantt on Saturday.

Syrian rebels pledge to keep fighting if talks fail

Syrian rebels pledge to keep fighting if talks fail

Syrian rebels vowed yesterday to keep fighting if peace negotiations with the government of President Bashar al-Assad fail, as the first day of talks in the Kazakh capital Astana ended with no apparent breakthrough.

‘Central-bank bashing has gold only asset safe from meddling’

‘Central-bank bashing has gold only asset safe from meddling’

Baring Asset Management’s Christopher Mahon has one major conviction about 2017: it will be the year in which central-bank bashing by politicians becomes the new normal, so he’s seeking shelter in gold.

Despite the accent I feel English, says Jennings

Despite the accent I feel English, says Jennings

Batsman Keaton Jennings was born and bred in South Africa and captained the Proteas under-19s but insisted yesterday ahead of his expected England debut that he feels “very English”.

'Bots' step up for 2016 election news coverage

'Bots' step up for 2016 election news coverage

If you're reading about the US election, some of that news is likely to come to you from a ‘bot.’

N Ireland battle for Euro survival

N Ireland battle for Euro survival

Northern Ireland face Ukraine in Lyon today with both sides needing a win to keep their Euro 2016 knockout stage dreams alive while the Irish are mourning the death of a young fan.

Sharks shut out Blues, level West finals

Sharks shut out Blues, level West finals

Brent Burns did not need to study the San Jose Sharks’ postseason history to know going down 0-2 in a series is not desirable.

‘I wanted to destroy Kobe’ says Durant

‘I wanted to destroy Kobe’ says Durant

Kevin Durant showed no mercy to Kobe Bryant in his penultimate game in the NBA on Monday as the Oklahoma City Thunder trounced the Los Angeles Lakers 112-79.

Standard & Poor’s affirms Ooredoo at ‘A-’; outlook stable

Standard & Poor’s affirms Ooredoo at ‘A-’; outlook stable

Ooredoo has announced Standard and Poor’s affirmation of Ooredoo’s long-term corporate credit ratings at ‘A-’.

Malaysian PM in Saudi

Malaysian PM in Saudi

A handout picture provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) yesterday shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz receiving Malaysian Prime Minister Mohamed Najib Abdul Razak.

Camilla ‘devastated’ as brother dies after fall

Camilla ‘devastated’ as brother dies after fall

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge yesterday interrupted their tour of Australia to send a heartfelt message of sympathy.