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Third Ashes Test talking points

Leeds - The third Ashes Test starts at Headingley on Thursday, with Australia still 1-0 up in the five-match series ...


Former Aussie coach Lehmann joins Kirsten in The Hundred

London - Darren Lehmann, who stood down as Australia coach in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, is to take ...


Steve Smith ruled out of 3rd Ashes Test

London - Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday after ...


Darren Lehmann to coach Leeds-based team in The Hundred

London [UK], Aug 20 (ANI): Former Australia player Darren Lehmann has been appointed as the head coach of the Leeds-based ...


Europe

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For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Polish Judges Want Lawmakers to Probe Hate Campaign

WARSAW - Poland's judges urged lawmakers Wednesday to investigate an online hate campaign against some of them that was apparently ...

Curious Kids: how was maths discovered? Who made up the numbers and rules?

If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au.We are all born with a ...

North MacedoniaProsecutor Detained In Extortion Case

SKOPJE -- Police in North Macedonia have detained the outgoing special prosecutor in charge of investigating organized-crime cases after she ...

Messi back in training, in contention to face Betis

Madrid - Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a timely boost on Wednesday by returning to training with the rest of the ...

'Phir milengey!' says outgoing French envoy to India

By Malavika KaurNew Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Outgoing French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Wednesday hosted a tight-knit ...

Business

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U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...


Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...


Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...


Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...


Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...


Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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

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