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UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

T20 WC: Not the end, will come back strong, says Oman skipper Maqsood

Muscat [Oman], October 22 (ANI): Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood stated that this is not the end for them as the ...

T20 WC: India and England to go as favourites, reckons Warne

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Former Australian spinner Shane Warne reckons that India and England are the favourites to win ...

ATP roundup: Top seed Andrey Rublev upset in Moscow

Frenchman Adrian Mannarino knocked off No. 1 seed Andrey Rublev of Russia 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Thursday in the ...

Thirty Nigerian students abducted by bandits in June released

Abuja [Nigeria], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Gunmen in Nigeria freed another 30 Kebbi State college students who were kidnapped in June, ...

FATF removes Mauritius, Botswana from 'grey list'; retains Pakistan, adds three countries

Paris [France], October 22 (ANI): The global anti-terror watchdog - Financial Action Task Force (FATF)-- on Thursday announced that it ...

FATF places Turkey on grey list for failing to check terror financing

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Thursday placed Turkey on its grey list for failing ...

Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins, Ryan Kwanten to star in 'Section Eight'

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Actors Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins, and Ryan Kwanten have been roped in to play the ...

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala congratulates India on administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is on a three-day visit ...

West Indies Women to play three ODIs in Karachi

Karachi [Pakistan], October 21 (ANI): West Indies Women will visit Pakistan for three ODIs in November. Karachi's iconic National Stadium ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.45 mln

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 21 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,450,464 as of Thursday afternoon, ...

T20 WC: Shakib's all-round performance helps B'desh thrash PNG to qualify for Super 12s

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Bangladesh displayed a spirited all-round performance to thrash Papua New Guinea by 84 runs in ...

SAI appoints Commodore PK Garg as new CEO of TOPS

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): The Sports Authority of India has announced the appointment of the new Chief Executive ...

Unravel the crippled U.S. hegemony

© Provided by Xinhua A self-proclaimed "shining city upon a hill," the United States has long positioned itself as "greater" ...

T20 WC: India favourites to win tournament, Rahul to be top run-scorer, says Brett Lee

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Brett Lee reckons that India are the favourites to win the ongoing ...

FIFA Rankings: India rise one spot to 106th, Belgium hold onto top position

Zurich [Switzerland], October 21 (ANI): October 2021 was a busy month in international football, with qualifiers for the FIFA World ...

India to stockpile gas & coal to avoid future energy crunch

New Delhi is reportedly mulling the idea of maintaining strategic reserves of natural gas and imported coal to prevent future ...

It's probably biggest opportunity: PNG all-rounder Charles Amini on beating B'desh in T20 WC

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Despite defeats to Oman and Scotland so far in the ongoing T20 World Cup, Papua ...

The Open Group October Virtual Event to celebrate 25 years of Open Technology Standards

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India):The virtual event will start at 11:30 am Shanghai local time on Tuesday, October ...

Warm-up games suggest India 'hot favourites' to win T20 World Cup, says Vaughan

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels India are "hot favourites" to win the ongoing T20 ...

T20 WC: Bangladesh aiming to hit 'full throttle' against Papua New Guinea

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Bangladesh will look to put all three phases of the game together and hit "full ...

T20 WC: Ireland skipper Balbirnie hails 'huge asset' Josh Little ahead of crunch Namibia game

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Skipper Andrew Balbirnie believes bowler Josh Little could hold the key to Ireland's chances ...

T20 WC: Top-order has been little concerning for Sri Lanka, says skipper Shanaka

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Sri Lanka might have qualified into the Super 12s of the ongoing T20 World ...

Criminals kidnap at least 30 people in Western Nigeria

Abuja [Nigeria], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): A group of armed criminals has kidnapped at least 30 people on a roadway in ...

Falcons eye .500 against beleaguered Dolphins

Every time Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has faced the Dolphins, Miami has had a different player at his position. ...

T20 WC: Hasaranga, Nissanka star as Sri Lanka defeat Ireland to qualify for Super 12s

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 20 (ANI): Wanindu Hasaranga's 71-run knock backed up by an all-round bowling performance saw Sri Lanka ...

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala meets Commerce Industry Minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday met CommerceIndustry Minister Piyush ...

David Miller banking on Hashim Amla's advice to achieve success in T20 WC

Dubai [UAE], October 20 (ANI): South Africa middle-order batter David Miller has said that he is banking on the advice ...

T20 WC: Wiese's blitz and Gerhard's composure help Namibia stun Netherlands

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 20 (ANI): David Wiese quickfire unbeaten knock of 66 runs aided by skipper Gerhard Erasmus' composure ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 8.44 million: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 20 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,445,917 cases as of Wednesday ...

LumiraDx receives approval for its COVID-19 Antigen test for use in India

London [UK], October 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today, LumiraDx, a next-generation point of care diagnostics testing company announced it has received emergency ...

Virender Sehwag turns 43, wishes pour in from cricket fraternity

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): As the former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag turned 43 on Wednesday, several members from ...

Absolute honour which I accept with utmost humility: Harbhajan on life membership of MCC

London [UK], October 20 (ANI): Harbhajan Singh has stated that it is an "absolute honour" to be awarded life membership ...

ATP roundup: Andy Murray knocks off Frances Tiafoe at Antwerp

Andy Murray racked up 21 aces and outlasted American Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (2), 6-7 (7), 7-6 (8) in a three-hour, ...

UNHCR responding to worst flooding in decades in South Sudan

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, is supporting the Government of South Sudan in assisting people hit hard by the worst ...

The Weeknd bumps tour dates to summer 2022

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): Singer-songwriter The Weeknd's 'After Hours' tour, which was originally scheduled to launch in June 2020, ...

Vanua likes to play against Scotland, says Assad Vala

Muscat [Oman], October 19 (ANI): Papua New Guinea (PNG) skipper Assad Vala praised his teammate and all-rounder Norman Vanua and ...

Bumrah one of the best bowlers going around because of his economy: Venkatesh Prasad

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Jasprit Bumrah is one of ...

PNG with their bowling attack could really squeeze us in second half, says Kyle Coetzer

Muscat [Oman], October 19 (ANI): Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer said he thinks that Papua New Guinea (PNG) could have 'squeezed' ...

Indian women's football team prepares for Hammarby challenge

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): With three wins under their belt, the Indian women's football team will now take ...

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In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

T20 WC: Not the end, will come back strong, says Oman skipper Maqsood

Muscat [Oman], October 22 (ANI): Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood stated that this is not the end for them as the ...

T20 WC: India and England to go as favourites, reckons Warne

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Former Australian spinner Shane Warne reckons that India and England are the favourites to win ...

ATP roundup: Top seed Andrey Rublev upset in Moscow

Frenchman Adrian Mannarino knocked off No. 1 seed Andrey Rublev of Russia 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Thursday in the ...

Thirty Nigerian students abducted by bandits in June released

Abuja [Nigeria], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Gunmen in Nigeria freed another 30 Kebbi State college students who were kidnapped in June, ...

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