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Xi Jinping, Barack Obama aide hint at unease before talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama’s key national security aide hinted at tensions that divide their countries on Friday ahead of a state visit to Washington by Mr Xi.

Seven killed, two injured in China paper mill accident

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An employee fell into a pool filled with poisonous waste paper pulp

Dafneing roar at Athletics World Championship

Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the women's 200m final at the World Athletics Championships - AP

Schippers shatters 200 metres meet record, silences critics

Rio might be Usain Bolt’s last

 Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt said he might end his glittering career at next year's Olympics after he completed a world sprint double in Beijing—and got clattered by an electric scooter into the bargain.

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin in final


Kenya’s Julius Yego competes in the final of the men’s javelin throw at the Bird’s Nest National Stadium in Beijing on Wednesday. Yego cleared 92.72 metres to win gold. — AFP

Vikas Gowda makes discus final at World Athletics Championship

India's Vikas Gowda competes in men's discus throw qualification at the World Athletics Championships- AP

Vikas Gowda qualified for the final round of the men’s discus throw event with a modest effort of 63.86m at the World Athletics Championships here on Thursday.

Usain Bolt strikes twice in Beijing

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt strikes his signature pose after winning the final of the World Championship men’s 200 metres- AFP

Usain Bolt blazed to yet another sprint double by destroying American rival Justin Gatlin to retain his world 200 metres crown in Beijing on Thursday.

Luka fails to qualify for semis at Worlds but books Rio ticket

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Six runners ran past her in the last 200 meters

‘Sri Lanka must retain friendship with China’

China’s state media on Monday said that Sri Lanka should retain friendship with cash-rich China as India is “not capable of providing large investment and loans”, in the first commentary following the

The wise men have spoken — the moot point is, will they be heard?

Nearly a quarter century ago, when the Babri Masjid was demolished, Fahmida Riaz, a well- known Urdu writer, poet and feminist of Pakistan who had spent many years in exile in India with her husband a