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Champions League T20: McCullum blitz tames Wolves

KARACHI: Faisalabad Wolves started their Champions League Twenty20 campaign with an eight-wicket loss to Otago in their opening qualifying-round game in Mohali yesterday.   A shaky start from the batting line-up and a dropped catch of Otago captain Brendon McCullum, who scored an unbeaten half-century, lead to the defeat, according to coach Naved Anjum. The toss was won by Misbahul Haq, ...

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Bolshoi acid attack director returns

The Bolshoi ballet’s artistic director Sergei Filin returns to the company’s Moscow theatre after eight months of treatment following an acid attack.

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U.N.: Sarin attack is ‘war crime’

The world is expected to learn Monday what really happened the day 1,400 people were allegedly gassed to death outside the Syrian capital of Damascus.

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JLS star Humes to co-host The Voice

JLS star Marvin Humes is to co-host the BBC One talent show The Voice when it returns for a third series in January.

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Mourinho eyes Euro redemption with Chelsea

LONDON:  Jose Mourinho is ready to erase one of the worst memories of his career as the Chelsea manager returns to the Champions League against Swiss champions FC Basel tonight. Mourinho’s last Champions League match in charge of Chelsea turned out to be the final fixture of his three-year reign in west London as a 1-1 draw against Norwegian minnows ...

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World powers bicker over Syria plan

Days after Russia and the U.S. came to a deal on getting Syria to give up its chemical weapons, world powers quarrel over the details.

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Zanzibar acid suspects arrested

Police in Zanzibar say they are questioning 15 suspects after a series of acid attacks on the Tanzanian island, including one on two British women.

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Boy to Santa: End bullying

For many families, the school year just started, but for Karen Suffern, it’s not too early to start planning for Christmas.

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Pelka case ‘could prompt law change’

Efforts to prevent deaths like that of starved boy Daniel Pelka could include a change in the law, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.

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Time lapse: Cruise ship raised

This timelapse video shows the full parbuckling salvage operation of the Costa Concordia. (This video has no audio)

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Free lunch for all at infant schools

Pupils in England will get free lunches for their first three years at school from next September, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg announces.

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More couples adopting Americans

While the number of international adoptions is plummeting, there is one nation from which parents abroad can adopt a healthy infant in a relatively short time: The United States.

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