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Dubai Mall floods as heavy rains cause leakage: Watch


November 10, 2019

DUBAI: Dubai Mall, the largest in the world, was flooded on Sunday following heavy rains that enveloped the United Arab Emirates. Circulating videos and photos on social media showed the world’s largest shopping mall suffering leakage after rain lashed the region. While sections of the mall could be seen getting flooded, the shopping complex remained open for customers who were …

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Iran announces discovery of massive oil field


November 10, 2019

TEHRAN: Iran has discovered a massive new oil field, president Hassan Rouhani said Sunday, a find that would boost its proven reserves by about a third in a rare piece of “good news” for an economy battered by us sanctions. In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country’s economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its …

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Militias, conservative activists rally in Washington


November 10, 2019

WASHINGTON:  Militias and conservative activists rallied in Washington on Saturday to demand protection of gun ownership rights, term limits for lawmakers in Congress, and tighter US borders against immigrants, among other things. Waving American flags, Confederate flags, and a Trump 2020 flag, the crowd of about 100 activists deposited their firearms at a park in northern Virginia before crossing a …

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Iran says oil field found with 53 billion barrels of crude oil


November 10, 2019

TEHRAN: Iran has discovered a new oil field containing 53 billion barrels of crude, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, a find that would increase Iran’s proven reserves by over a third. The field covers 2,400 square kilometres and is located in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan, Rouhani said in a speech aired on state TV. “This is a small …

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Brilliant Asif tames Roda to regain IBSF World Snooker title


November 10, 2019

KARACHI: Second seed Mohammad Asif did the country proud yet again when he coasted to an enthralling 8-5 victory over unseeded Jefrey Roda of Philippines in the final to win the title of IBSF World Snooker Championship for second time in the Turkish coastal city of Antalya on Saturday. Riding on the crest of a wave, the country’s top cueist …

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Maddinson out of Pakistan tour fixture with mental health issues


November 10, 2019

PERTH: Nic Maddinson on Saturday pulled out of Australia ‘A’s clash against Pakistan in Perth on mental health grounds, all-but ruling him out of contention for a berth in the Test squad. The middle-order batsman’s decision comes barely a week after Glenn Maxwell withdrew from Australia’s Twenty20 team to deal with similar issues. Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, who was dropped …

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France crush Australian dreams to win Fed Cup final


November 10, 2019

PERTH: A jubilant Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia led France to its first Fed Cup title since 2003 on Sunday, winning a deciding doubles rubber to crush Australian dreams 3-2. In the last tournament played under the current format, the pair kept their focus at Perth Arena to overcome Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-3, denying the home team …

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‘Not disappointed’ Sarfaraz Ahmed vows to return to national team


November 10, 2019

Wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed on Sunday said that he has no regrets regarding his time as the captain of the national team, and made it clear that he is not bitter at the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision to sack him. Talking to media in Karachi ahead of his domestic side Sindh’s Quaid-e-Azam Trophy clash with Northern at the National Stadium, …

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England snatch T20 series in super finish against New Zealand


November 10, 2019

England snatched the Twenty20 series against New Zealand in dramatic fashion in Auckland on Sunday, with a super over required to break the deadlock in scenes reminiscent of the World Cup final four months ago. A Chris Jordan boundary on the last ball of the England innings brought the tourists level with New Zealand’s 146 pushing the rain-shortened match into …

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