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Stan Wawrinka snaps streak

Novak Djokovic returns to Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber in their Paris Masters second round match. Djokovic won 6-3, 6-4.— AFP

Wawrinka in Paris Masters last 16; First win for Djokovic after son’s birth

Can high milk intake cause early death?


Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say.

‘Blame genes for violent behaviour’


Is a violent criminal born that way, or shaped by childhood experiences and circumstances?

Slim chances of Iranian nuclear deal by deadline

A deal on Iran’s contested nuclear programme before a November 24 deadline is highly unlikely, a Western diplomat close to negotiations said on Monday.

Roger Federer eyes top rank at Paris event

Roger Federer is taking his battle with Novak Djokovic for the world number one spot down to the wire as he arrives at the Paris Masters as the hottest player on Tour.

Djokovic vies to hold off Federer for No 1

Djokovic is currently leading Federer by 2,230 points in the world rankings. Photo: AP/ File

Amid the joy of becoming a father, Novak Djokovic has to turn his attention back to tennis rather quickly as he tries to fend off Roger Federer for the year-end No. 1 ranking.

Lucas Moura fires in thumping PSG victory

Two penalties by Lucas Moura and a clever chip by Ezequiel Lavezzi helped champions Paris Saint Germain beat Bordeaux 3-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday and put pressure on leaders Marseille.

Chapters of love: Kama Sutra in Paris

A woman looks at sculptures as she visits the exhibition “The Kama-Sutra: Spirituality and erotism in Indian art” in Paris.— AFP

In the West, India’s Kama Sutra most often evokes an exotic bible of sexual positions regularly consulted for blush-inducing tips in magazines.

No laughing matter: Clown terror grips France

A wave of panic sparked by evil clowns stalking French towns has spread to the south of France where the police on Saturday night arrested 14 teenagers dressed as the pranksters, carrying pistols, kni

Erik Lamela wonder goal in Spurs win

Tottenham’s Erik Lamela scores during the Europa League Group C match against Tripolis at the White Hart Lane Stadium— AP

Argentina star Erik Lamela scored a memorable wonder goal while Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick before taking over in goal as Tottenham beat Asteras Tripolis 5-1 in the Europa League on Thursday.

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.