Fulham 1-3 Arsenal

Lukas Podolski scores a goal in each half as Arsenal secure a slick and clinical victory over Fulham in the teeming rain at Craven Cottage.

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Asia Cup: Pakistan wallop Japan 7-0

IPOH, MALAYSIA: Pakistan kicked off their Asia Cup campaign in emphatic fashion by pummeling Japan with a seven goal victory in their first match in in Ipoh, Malaysia. Muhammad Waqas helped the green shirts open their account early on in the 11th minute, following up with another goal nine minutes later. By half-time, Pakistan already stood at 6-0 with Abdul Haseem ...

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Pakistani Taliban sack commander for welcoming govt talks offer

PESHAWAR: The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced that they have removed a key commander for welcoming a call for dialogue by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over ending bloodshed that has left thousands dead. Ismatullah Muaweea, the head of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) Punjab province chapter, on Thursday hailed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s offer, saying that the prime minister had shown maturity. Sharif ...

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Questions in ghastly Syria deaths

There was some sort of ghastly event in the suburbs of Damascus: videos, photos and medical testimony attest to that. But there are as many questions as there are answers.

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Mandela showing ‘great resilience’

South Africa’s ailing ex-leader, Nelson Mandela, is showing great resilience though his condition is unstable at times, the government says.

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Dozens killed in Bolivia prison fire, brawl

A prison brawl and fire has left 29 inmates dead and dozens injured in eastern Bolivia, state media reports. The incident at Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz started with a battle between two groups of prisoners.

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A post-Christian Middle East?

Peter Bergen says Christians are facing harassment and violence as the region becomes less hospitable to non-Muslims

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