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Serena Williams stunned

World no. 1 Serena Williams reacts after losing 6-0, 6-2 to Simona Halep of Romania in their round robin match — AFP

Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion’s career.

Sri Lanka name squad for India ODIs

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Sri Lanka, minus leading strike bowlers Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, on Wednesday named a mixture of experienced players and likely contenders in their 15-man squad for a one-day international s

On North Korean road trip, you’re never alone

Clouds float over the peak of Mt. Paektu in North Korea’s Ryanggang province. 	— AP

When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason.

Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal

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World's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation

World No 1 Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy

Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena became the proud parents of a baby boy named Stefan. Photo: AP/ File

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is the proud papa of a baby boy. Djokovic's wife, Jelena, gave birth to their first child on Tuesday in Monaco where they reside.

Apple Pay brings us closer to wallet-free days

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If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I’ll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44.

Opium poppy cultivation at all-time high in Afghan

A US report shows that opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan grew to an all-time high in 2013 despite America spending more than $7 billion to fight it over the past decade.

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

Rabbi leads vigil against Met opera

A globally prominent rabbi led Jewish teenagers in a prayer vigil outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

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This year’s iPad upgrade seems small by comparison to last year’s

Foreign funding of NGOs is a topic that never seems to lose currency.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra