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International Monetary Fund sees Africa lagging in pandemic recovery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abidjan, Ivory Coast The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday forecast that Africa’s economic rebound from pandemic-induced shrinkage would be […]

Ronaldo saves Man Utd again as Chelsea and Bayern cruise

Reading Time: 2 minutes Paris, Thursday A late Cristiano Ronaldo winner capped another Manchester United comeback in the Champions League on Wednesday, this time […]

Quartararo eyes MotoGP title as Rossi waves goodbye to Misano

Reading Time: < 1 minute Milan, Thursday Fabio Quartararo is within touching distance of his first MotoGP world title at Sunday’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix which […]

Regional powers back Taliban aid for Afghanistan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kabul, Thursday Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers won backing from 10 regional powers at talks in Moscow for the idea of […]

Newcastle ask fans not to wear Arab-style clothing after Saudi takeover

Reading Time: < 1 minute LONDON: Newcastle have asked fans celebrating the club’s Saudi-backed takeover not to wear Arab-style clothing to matches in case it […]

Aussie quick Pattinson retires from ahead of Ashes

Reading Time: < 1 minute CRICKET: Australian fast bowler James Pattinson announced his shock retirement from Test cricket on Wednesday, just weeks before arch-rivals England […]

Murray hails ‘unbelievable battle’ after marathon victory

Reading Time: < 1 minute Andy Murray said that he had “never played a match like it” after the former world number one battled past […]

In Libya, a Gaddafi makes a play for power ahead of polls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tripoli, Thursday Muammar Gaddafi’s death shocked the world – and 10 years later, the instability the former leader’s death unleashed […]