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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’

S Korea’s ousted Park expelled from own party

S Korea’s ousted Park expelled from own party

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye’s own political party expelled her yesterday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

‘Blockade opened up new business avenues for Qatar’

‘Blockade opened up new business avenues for Qatar’

The Gulf crisis has opened new avenues for business, especially for young entrepreneurs, 26-year-old Hasham Abbasi told Qatar Urdu Radio show Haqeeqat yesterday.

Facebook fail hits at Silicon Valley cult of founder control

Facebook fail hits at Silicon Valley cult of founder control

Silicon Valley spent more than a decade finding ways to give company founders more control. When Facebook tried to follow suit, shareholders pushed back.

Rossi fifth as Marquez wins Aragon Grand Prix

Rossi fifth as Marquez wins Aragon Grand Prix

Defending champion Marc Marquez won the Aragon MotoGP yesterday to take a 16-point lead in the world championship standings.

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne after fan chaos

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne after fan chaos

European football chiefs charged Arsenal and Cologne yesterday after vast numbers of away fans gained access to the home sections of Emirates Stadium, sparking chaotic scenes that marred the Europa League clash.

Quinoa boom has disastrous consequences for Bolivian farmers

Quinoa boom has disastrous consequences for Bolivian farmers

It’s market day in Challapata, a small village in the mountains of western Bolivia.

Hamza Shahbaz being considered for Punjab chief minister’s post

Hamza Shahbaz being considered for Punjab chief minister’s post

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who is set to succeed his brother at the Centre in less than two months, is looking towards his son, Hamza Shabaz, as his replacement in Punjab so as to keep the position in the family, ...

Egypt wheat concerns to stay high despite subsidy overhaul

Egypt wheat concerns to stay high despite subsidy overhaul

Egypt’s overhaul of its bread subsidy programme isn’t likely to lead to any significant change in how much wheat the country buys on the international market, according to traders and analysts.

Tunisians get jail terms for eating during Ramadan

Tunisians get jail terms for eating during Ramadan

A court in northern Tunisia handed one-month jail terms on Thursday to four men for eating in public during the fasting month of Ramadan, a spokesman said.

Cashing in on protest

Cashing in on protest

A rag picker collects fake currency notes thrown by Youth Congress activists during a protest rally against the West Bengal government in Kolkata yesterday.

Cheruiyot rules out the possibility of two-hour marathon

Cheruiyot rules out the possibility of two-hour marathon

Running a marathon in under two hours is not possible, Kenya’s Olympic 5,000 and world 10,000 champion Vivian Cheruiyot has said in response to an initiative by sportswear manufacturer Nike to achieve that feat.