Downey named as new tennis chief

Michael Downey is appointed Lawn Tennis Association chief executive to succeed Roger Draper, who leaves the role this month.

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Two airmen get private flyover during burial

Two U.S. Air Force officers who died in a crash in Laos in 1969 were laid to rest Monday at Arlington National Cemetery and honored with a final flyover — but not one provided by the U.S. military.

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Peshawar High Court orders action against illegal SIMS

PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan ordered action against illegal Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMS) in the province, Express News reported on Tuesday. He stated that if a company’s SIM is used in terrorism, bomb blasts or any other criminal activities then the company will have to pay the victims compensation. PHC Chief Justice Khan said selling illegal SIM cards ...

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Court rejects DNA sample challenge

An ex-prisoner loses a legal challenge at the High Court against a request by police for him to provide DNA samples.

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Lancashire in talks with Buttler

Lancashire are in talks to sign England international Jos Buttler after deciding to release wicketkeeper Gareth Cross.

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Ebay and Argos in retail tie-up

Online retailer Ebay announces a “click-and-collect” tie-up with Argos, enabling shoppers to order online then pick up their goods from the stores.

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Inside Kenya mall terror attack

New York Times photojournalist Tyler Hicks talked to Anderson about capturing unbelievable images of the mall massacre.

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China bans weaponry-related exports to North Korea

BEIJING: China has banned exports to North Korea of technologies and goods that could be used to make missiles and nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, the government said, as it moves to comply with UN resolutions. Beijing, the North’s sole major ally and economic lifeline, has publicly supported sanctions against Pyongyang in the past, though it has come in for criticism ...

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Father saw GP hours before ‘killing’

A man visited a doctor holding a picture of his son hours before he is thought to have stabbed the boy and his ex-partner to death, an inquest hears.

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Report: ‘Hidden income’ makes China’s rich wealthier

China’s urban rich are making far more than they officially report, suggesting the wealth gap in the world’s second largest economy is far higher than previously thought, according to a new study.

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Could siege backfire on group?

What does al-Shabaab stand to gain and lose through its campaign of terror? CNN’s Nic Robertson reports.

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UN inspectors ‘to return to Syria’

Moscow says UN chemical weapons inspectors will return to Syria on Wednesday to investigate other alleged attacks, Russian media report.

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