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Four rescue workers in the Philippines have been killed and one left missing in a typhoon that has left homes flooded and millions without electricity. The rescuers were washed away in flash floods while carrying out operations in the district of San Miguel, north of the capital Manila. The district was among those hit hard […]

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Pakistan edged past England by three runs in a thrilling encounter in Karachi to level their Twenty20 series at 2-2. Chasing 167, Liam Dawson put England on course for victory after smashing 24 runs off the 18th over to leave the tourists needing nine runs from 12 balls. But an absorbing match swung Pakistan’s way […]

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By Gwynne Dyer Two months ago, John Bolton wrote an article in ‘The Hill’, the leading politics website in Washington, warning against a Russian ‘October Surprise’. He suggested that Russian President, Vladimir Putin, might suddenly cease military operations and declare a ceasefire – which would utterly snooker the Ukrainians.As one of the hawks who talked […]

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Hundreds of people have been arrested by authorities as protests against Russia’s new “partial mobilisation” continue across the country, an independent rights group has said. OVD-Info said 724 people were detained across 32 different cities on Saturday. Widespread demonstrations have broken out since President Vladimir Putin announced plans to draft 300,000 men to fight in [R...

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Sri Lanka central government debt falls to US$32.4bn from US$50.5 billion rupees

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A tearful Roger Federer waved goodbye to professional tennis after teaming up with fellow great Rafael Nadal on an emotional night at the Laver Cup. The 41-year-old received a long ovation after walking off court for the final time as he retired as a professional. The Swiss, who won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, is […]

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Babar Azam hit 110 not out and Mohammad Rizwan an unbeaten 88 as Pakistan pulled off a remarkable 10-wicket victory over England to level the sides’ Twenty20 series at 1-1. Chasing 200, Pakistan’s opening pair produced a batting masterclass in Karachi to seal the win with three balls to spare. Babar reached a sublime century […]

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Japan will open its doors back up to vaccinated foreign tourists, after more than two years of closed borders due to the Covid pandemic. Tourists will be able to visit the country without a visa, and will no longer need to go through a travel agency, from 11 October. A cap on daily arrivals will […]

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Russian men are attempting to leave the country to avoid a military call-up for the Ukraine war. Queues have formed at border crossings since President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilisation on Wednesday, which could see 300,000 people summoned to fight. The Kremlin says reports of fighting-age men fleeing are exaggerated. But on the […]

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The US central bank has pushed interest rates to the highest level in almost 15 years as it fights to rein in soaring prices in the world’s largest economy. The Federal Reserve announced it was raising its key rate by another 0.75 percentage points, lifting the target range to 3% to 3.25%. Borrowing costs are […]

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Donald Trump and three of his children have been hit with a fraud lawsuit after a New York investigation into their family company – the Trump Organization. It alleges that they lied “by billions” about the value of real estate in order to get loans and pay less tax. Prosecutors say the Trump Organization committed […]

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A Japanese man has set himself alight reportedly to protest a state funeral for ex-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. Hundreds of foreign dignitaries are expected to attend the funeral on 27 September. On Wednesday, witnesses called police after spotting a man on fire near the prime minister’s office in Tokyo. Officers […]

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Ireland eased past the United States of America by nine wickets to secure their first win of the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier in Abu Dhabi. The USA were all out for 91 off their 20 overs, captain Sindhu Sriharsha (25) and Disha Dhingra (23) putting together a second-wicket partnership of 44. Eimear Richardson and […]

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A bus carrying people to a Covid-19 quarantine facility in China has crashed, killing 27 of those on board. The coach overturned on a motorway in the south-western province of Guizhou. Another 20 people were injured. The accident sparked anger online from those critical of Beijing’s “zero-Covid” policy. The policy involves mass testing and tracking. […]

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South Africa swept to the top of the Rugby Championship with a bonus point win over Argentina in Buenos Aires. Tries from scrum-half Jaden Hendrikse, centre Damian De Allende, a double from hooker Malcolm Marx and a penalty try proved enough for victory. The Springboks are above New Zealand on head-to-head record with one round […]

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A 28-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after allegedly leaving the queue of mourners to approach the Queen’s coffin on Friday. Muhammad Khan, from Tower Hamlets in east London, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday. The Metropolitan Police said he was charged under the Public Order Act. The live […]

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Uber’s computer network has been hacked, the global ride-hailing company said. The ride-hailing company said it was investigating after several internal communications and engineering systems had been compromised. Uber Sri Lanka has yet to make any statement on the hacking. The New York Times first reported the breach after the hacker sent images of email, cloud storage […]

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Roger Federer, one of the greatest players of all time, will retire from top-level tennis after the Laver Cup in London this month. The 20-time Grand Slam champion has not played since Wimbledon 2021, after which he had a third knee operation. “My body’s message to me lately has been clear,” Swiss Federer, 41, said. “I […]

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Disgraced 55-year-old R&B star R. Kelly has been found guilty of child sexual abuse in his second federal trial. The jury convicted the 55-year-old on six out of 13 counts after a four-week case in his hometown of Chicago. He was acquitted of fixing a state trial on child pornography charges in 2008. Last year […]

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Members of the public have begun to view the Queen’s coffin as she lies in state in London’s Westminster Hall. Queues have been building since Wednesday morning, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to pay their respects during the four days until her funeral on Monday. A line of mourners hoping to view the […]

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Ukrainian forces have seized even more territory from Russia as they continue their counter-offensive, the country’s president has said. Volodymyr Zelensky said troops have now retaken more than 6,000 sq km (2,317 sq miles) from Russian control in September, in the east and the south. The BBC

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Queen Elizabeth II’s cortege has arrived in Edinburgh following a six-hour journey from Balmoral. Mourners lined the streets as the hearse travelled from Aberdeenshire to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where her coffin will rest overnight. A respectful silence fell as people waited for the procession to pass by before they burst into polite applause and […]

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People gather outside Buckingham Palace and other royal sites across the UK as a 10-day mourning period begins for the queen. (Al Jazeera) Britain has begun a 10-day mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II, with bells tolling around the country and 96 gun salutes planned in London – one for each year of the late […]

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The Queen will lie in state for four days before her funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday, 19 September. The public will be allowed to view the coffin during that time. Before this, the Queen will be at rest in St Giles Cathedral Edinburgh, for 24 hours from Monday 12 September, with people able to […]

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King Charles III has praised the Queen’s “unequalled reign” after being proclaimed king at a ceremony at St James’s Palace. The King became the monarch after the death of his mother, but a meeting formally confirmed it on Saturday. He also approved the day of the Queen’s funeral being a bank holiday, though it is not […]

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Virat Kohli scored his first century in 1,021 days in India’s Asia Cup match against Afghanistan in Dubai. The 33-year-old, who last hit a century in a Test against Bangladesh on 23 November 2019, made an unbeaten 122 off 61 balls as already-eliminated India made 212-2 from their 20 overs. He hit 12 fours and […]

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Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. Her family gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. With her death, her eldest son Charles, the […]

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The Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral after doctors became concerned for her health, Buckingham Palace says. “Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision,” they said in a statement. “The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.” Her ...

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US tech companies that receive federal funding will be barred from building “advanced technology” facilities in China for 10 years, the Biden administration has said. The guidelines were unveiled as part of a $50bn (£43bn) plan aimed at building up the local semiconductor industry. It comes as business groups have pushed for more government support […]

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