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London Marathon success would rival all my titles: Farah

LONDON: British athletics legend Mo Farah said on Wednesday winning the London Marathon would equate in terms of achievement with the four Olympic and...

Deutsche-Commerzbank merger talks collapse

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Germany’s two biggest lenders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank said Thursday they had called off talks on a possible merger, dashing Berlin’s...

Asian markets mostly down as global outlook hits sentiment

HONG KONG: Asian markets stuttered Thursday after New York equities retreated from record highs, with weak economic data around the world offsetting a forecast-beating...

Big, mean bird that killed US owner will be auctioned

WASHINGTON: For sale: a giant, ornery bird that killed its last owner. The creature called a cassowary - boasting long, dagger-like claws, standing as...

Facebook leads police to weed-growing Americans

YANGON (Myanmar): Myanmar police have arrested one American and two locals after photos on Facebook led them to a huge plantation of towering marijuana...

Emirati woman wakes up after 27 years in a coma: Family

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates): An Emirati woman opened her eyes and regained consciousness after spending 27 years in a coma induced by a serious...

Rescuers battle to find dozens killed in Myanmar mudslide

HPAKANT (Myanmar): Myanmar recovery teams battled treacherous conditions Wednesday to pull a fourth body from the sludge left by a mudslide that buried more...

China defends Belt and Road, vows to battle debt

BEIJING: China launched on Thursday a staunch defence of its Belt and Road global infrastructure project as it opened a summit with a pledge...

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