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Daniil Medvedev wins 'tough' match to advance at French Open

No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev continued on his mission for a second Grand Slam title, defeating Laslo Djere of Serbia ...


French Open: Rafael Nadal completes 300 Grand Slam wins as he storms into R3

Paris [France], May 26 (ANI): Rafael Nadal produced a stunning show on Wednesday as he secured his 300th Grand Slam ...


Weeks after announcing ban, India exported wheat worth USD 473 million in April

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Weeks after the Central government banned wheat exports to control price rise, the Centre ...


Carlos Alcaraz wins in 4 1/2-hour marathon at French Open

Teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz of Spain outlasted countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a match that lasted more than 4 frac12; hours ...


French Open: Carlos Alcaraz, Alexander Zverev rally to win; Novak Djokovic rolls into R3

Paris [France], May 26 (ANI): The No. 3 seed Alexander Zverev came back from two-sets-to-love down for the third time ...


Irrigation water shortgae in Pak rises to 45pc, IRSA tells provinces to plan water utilization

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 25 (ANI): Pakistan's Indus River System Authority (IRSA) urged the Pakistan provincial governments to plan the utilization ...


French Open: Maria Sakkari, Emma Raducanu suffer exits; Zapata Miralles shocks Fritz

Paris [France], May 25 (ANI): Last year's semi-finalist and No.4 seed Maria Sakkari was sent packing by crafty Czech Karolina ...


Daniil Medvedev cruises in his opener at French Open

Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev defeated Argentine Facundo Bagnis in straight sets Tuesday to easily advance to the second round of the ...


French Open: Daniil Medvedev storms into R2, Holger Rune shocks Denis Shapovalov

Paris [France], May 24 (ANI): The world No.2 Daniil Medvedev enjoyed a hassle-free opening round of the French Open 2022, ...


Rafael Nadal wins French opener for 299th Grand Slam win

Rafael Nadal breezed past Australian Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 as the Spaniard began his quest for a 14th French ...


Pak: Sindh water crisis skyrockets due to 'indecisive' water governance

Karachi [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): Amid the ongoing water shortage in Pakistan and incessant rise in water theft, a high ...


International

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New Japan lithium-air battery promises power for airplanes

TOKYO, Japan: A new high-density electric battery developed in Japan has the potential to power electric airplanes, according to industry ...

After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...

Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...

UK, Lithuania boost defense cooperation to counter Russian aggression

LONDON, England: A joint declaration to boost defense and security collaboration was signed between Britain and Lithuania this week. London ...

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

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Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

Venezuelan president slams US for excluding countries from Americas Summit

Caracas [Venezuela], May 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday condemned the United States for excluding Cuba, Nicaragua and ...

US might sell boondoggle warships to allies

The US chief of naval operations has raised the idea of selling vessels with a flawed design to South American ...

Desperate Timbers hit road to face improved Inter Miami

The Portland Timbers appeared to emerge from an early-season funk when they scored a franchise-record seven goals against Sporting Kansas ...

Former F1 boss clears up gun drama

Bernie Ecclestone was reportedly arrested in Brazil on WednesdayFormer Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has denied being arrested in Brazil ...

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As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...


Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks in rally, index adds more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks raced ahead on Friday, with technology shares leading the way on signs inflation ...


Hyundai recalls vehicles in US, Canada to replace seat belt part

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to seat-belt mechanisms that could explode and shoot out metal fragments in the event of a crash, ...


Starbucks announces closure of all outlets in Russia

SEATTLE, Washington: Following the decision of McDonald's, Seattle-based Starbucks said this week that it will exit the Russian market after ...


Asian stock markets join global rally, Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 177 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were stronger across the board on Friday, following a two-day surge on Wall ...


Turkish lira falls to 15.65 against U.S. dollar

ANKARA, Turkey: The Turkish lira dropped 1 percent in value for an eighth consecutive session to beyond 15.65 against the ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...