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AB de Villiers leads South Africa to big win

AB de Villiers en route to his unbeaten 89.  	— AFP

South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, guided home by a captain’s knock from AB de Villiers.

Blind’s late leveller rescues Manchester United

Manchester United’s Daley Blind (centre) is over the moon after scoring against West Bromwich Albion — AFP

Daley Blind rescued spluttering Manchester United with a dramatic late equaliser in Monday’s 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.

Yahoo profit surges on Alibaba divestment, mobile


Net profit jumped to $6.8 billion, which included $6.3 billion from its Alibaba shares

Beating Madrid matters more than La Liga record, says Messi

A win in El Clasico matters more to Messi than La Liga record. Photo: AFP/ File

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has said victory in the season's first El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday is more important than the personal glory of becoming La Liga's all-ti

Bayern, Chelsea, Shakhtar deliver goal feast to remember

Bayern Munich underlined their status as one of the contenders to win the Champions League as they thrashed Roma 7-1. Photo: AP

Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.

Women’s pay remark trails Microsoft chief to the cloud

Satya Nadella

Even as Microsoft ramped up Internet “cloud” offerings for businesses, its chief continued to be dogged by a comment that women should not ask for pay raises.

Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man walking

Nepal resumes search for the trapped

Nepalese home ministry secretary Suraya Prasad Silwal (centre) addresses journalists during a press conference in Kathmandu— AFP

Nepalese rescuers ploughed ahead Tuesday with their search for survivors still feared trapped one week after a deadly Himalayan snowstorm, as the government pledged greater reforms of the trekking ind

Islamic officials probe ‘dog patting’ event

Islamic authorities in Malaysia are conducting a probe into a controversial “dog patting” event aimed at removing the stigma regarding men’s best friend in the multi-ethnic Muslim-majority country.

ISIS seizes weapons meant for Kurds

A Syrian Kurdish woman along with her children gathers around a fire early in the morning at a refugee camp at Suruc— AFP

Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph