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Folau case raises problems for Rugby Australia

SYDNEY: A push to sack Israel Folau over his anti-gay comments could pose problems for Rugby Australia and its boss Raelene Castle, with expensive...

Female Iranian boxer ‘to stay in France’ after victory in fight

BORDEAUX: An Iranian woman, who became the country’s first female boxer to win an international fight, intends to stay in France, her spokesperson said...

Joshua-Miller fight off after New York commission denies licence

LOS ANGELES: Jarrell Miller was denied a licence to box by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) over a failed drug test on...

Jet Airways shares down by more than 32 percent

MUMBAI: Jet Airways shares plunged more than 32 percent on Thursday, hours after the Indian carrier’s final flight landed following a decision to ground...

Coffee helps Swiss food giant Nestle brew up sales growth

ZURICH: Swiss food giant Nestle said Thursday its sales have climbed, boosted by recent acquisitions including the right to market Starbucks coffee products in...

Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations

SHANGHAI: Amazon plans to close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local...

Portugal petrol strike lifted

LISBON: Fuel haulers in Portugal lifted on Thursday a strike that caused long lines at petrol stations days before a long holiday weekend following...

Pakistan’s finance minister steps down ahead of IMF deal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s finance minister Asad Umar has stepped down from cabinet, he announced Thursday, ahead of securing a crucial bailout deal with the International...

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