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Iraqi jet bombs Baghdad by mistake


Iraqi security forces search for survivors after a bombing in the eastern neighbourhood of New Baghdad, Baghdad, on Monday. —AP

ISIS on Vladimir Putin meet agenda: China

Cheng Guoping

Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders will discuss the threat that ISIS poses in Afghanistan at a Eurasian security summit in Russia this week, a Chinese off

After no vote, Greek minister quits

Yanis Varoufakis

Germany on Monday dismissed Greece’s bid to swiftly seal a new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding “No” to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of Greek fi

Thrilling British GP gives F1 a silver lining

An unexpected start, a dramatic opening lap and two late rain showers enabled Formula One to answer its critics in emphatic fashion as Lewis Hamilton triumphed on home soil in Sunday’s British Grand P

Serena wins duel of sisters


USA’s Serena Williams returns to sister Venus during their women’s singles pre-quarter-final at the All England Championships in Wimbledon, London, on Monday. — AP

Rodriguez wins crash-hit Stage 3

Joaquim Rodriguez won the third stage of the Tour de France on Monday as Chris Froome took the leader’s yellow jersey and struck another blow to his overall rivals.

McIlroy Open hopes hit by ankle injury

Rory McIlroy could miss the defence of his British Open crown after announcing on his Twitter account on Monday that he had ruptured a ligament in his left ankle.

Stage set for thrilling Day 5 as Pakistan fight back

Shan Masood and Younis Khan compiled unbeaten centuries to keep Pakistan in the hunt for a landmark victory in the series-deciding third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Monday.

Drones will tear us apart: Pakistani pop’s war fetish

Popular Pashto singer Bakhtiar Khattak records a song at a studio in Peshawar. (Photo: AFP)

A lover’s eyes compared to a drone strike, a smile to a suicide bomb and lips to fire.

Polls show Greeks voted no; will EU exit follow?

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras casts his ballot during the Greek referendum in Athens on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Millions of Greeks have voted on Sunday in a crucial referendum that could decide the country’s fate in the eurozone, with two TV polls suggesting a “No” result might prevail.

The latest controversy over Air India reminds me of Singapore Airlines (SIA) dropping out of the bidding in 2001 when the national carrier hoped that partial privatisation would raise enough money to

For rational people, if this breed actually exists other than in the imagination of economists, the most logical way out of the Grexit logjam was for Greece to vote “yes, we can”.