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Serena defies ankle scare as Barty, Pliskova fall

NEW YORK: Serena Williams overcame an injury scare to maintain her pursuit of a recordtying 2 4 t h Grand Slam singles title at...

Lawmaker grills official nominee for not giving birth

SEOUL: A South Korean lawmaker provoked outrage yesterday when he berated a female economics professor nominated as the country’s antitrust chief for not “fulfilling...

Wawrinka advances as Federer rolls on

NEW YORK: Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic retired from his US Open match Sunday after dropping the first two sets to Stan Wawrinka, sending...

British manufacturing for Aug hits seven-year low

LONDON: Britain’s manufacturing activity slumped last month, in part owing to heightened economic and political turmoil triggered by Brexit, data showed yesterday. The sector...

HK protesters target airport as city mops up

HONG KONG: Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists blocked some routes to the city’s airport yesterday as the financial hub cleaned up after another...

Five dead in Texas mass shooting

WASHINGTON: A gunman hijacked a US postal truck and opened fire at random in the US state of Texas Saturday, shooting dead at least...

Afghan forces secure Kunduz after attack

KABUL: Afghan security forces have cleared Kunduz of Taliban fighters, an official said yesterday, one day after insurgents assaulted the northern Afghanistan city. The...

One dead in knife rampage

LYON: A man wielding a skewer and knife went on the rampage in the French city of Lyon on Saturday, leaving a 19-year-old man...

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