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Jihadist attacks kill at least 17 Syria pro-regime fighters

BEIRUT (Lebanon): Attacks by two jihadist groups killed at least 17 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early yesterday,...

Top two clash to decide Asia title

SHANGHAI: The two best badminton players in the world will battle it out in today’s final of the Asia Championships when title-holder Kento Momota...

Nadal edges closer to ATP history

BARCELONA (Spain): Rafael Nadal held off Jan-Lennard Struff 7-5, 7-5 in the Barcelona Open quarter-finals on Friday to move closer to setting an ATP...

Ferrari dominate practice as Williams go down drain

BAKU (Azerbaijan): Ferrari dominated the second practice session of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday, but the action on the street circuit was marred...

Australia’s Lee leads Los Angeles Open

LOS ANGELES (United States): Minjee Lee, who is seeking her fifth title on the USLPGA Tour, fired a two-under 69 in the second round...

Bayer shareholders vote against board over merger

BONN: Bayer chief executive Werner Baumann was dealt a blow Friday at the German chemical giant’s annual general meeting, amid tensions over last year’s...

Russia won’t immediately raise oil output after Iran waivers end

BEIJING: Russia will not immediately raise oil output after the United States ends sanctions waivers for buyers of Iranian crude in May, President Vladimir...

Iraq on track to be third oil supplier in 2030

BAGHDAD: Iraq is on track to produce nearly six million barrels of crude daily by 2030, the International Energy Agency said Thursday, which would...

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