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 2021-12-28 16:44 

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Shami reaches 200 wicket landmark as India take control...

Shami took five for 44 as South Africa were bowled out for 197 in reply to India's first innings total of 327.His haul saw Shami become the 11th Indian to take 200 wickets in Tests.India reached 16 for one at the close, an overall lead of 146 runs on ...

 2021-12-28 16:38 

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South Africa v India first Test scoreboard...
 2021-12-28 16:10 

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'Massive blow' as sports count cost of more Covid restrictions...

The French announced attendances would be restricted to 5,000 outdoors and 2,000 indoors for three weeks beginning next Monday.It is a measure Pierre Venayre, director general of European Champions Cup finalists La Rochelle, described as a 'massive bl...

 2021-12-28 16:10 

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'Robot chef' cooks up veggie burgers at Israel restaurant...

"It's the first time that a machine is making a personalised hamburger by itself," said Racheli Vizman, CEO of SavorEat, an Israeli start-up that specialises in meat alternatives.Customers can use an app to choose the amount of vegetable prote...

 2021-12-28 15:44 

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Deepening Somalia crisis sparks international alarm...

Soldiers loyal to Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble took up positions near the presidential palace a day after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, better known as Farmajo, announced the suspension of the premier, who accused him of an "attempted c...

 2021-12-28 15:32 

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Spain parliament approves record 2022 budget...

Passage of the 2022 spending plan boosts the chances that Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's minority government will survive until the end of its mandate in late 2023.Lawmakers voted 281-62 in favour of the budget, which calls for a record 240 ...

 2021-12-28 15:18 

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Black Jack wins Sydney to Hobart yacht race...

Owned by Australian Peter Harburg and skippered by Mark Bradford, Black Jack took line honours after a tight tussle with LawConnect on the River Derwent after two days 12 hours 37min and 17 sec of racing.It was one of the slowest Sydney to Hobart races ev...

 2021-12-28 14:24 

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Ferran Torres signs for Barcelona from Manchester City: official...

Despite their financial struggles, Barcelona have reportedly agreed a deal worth an initial 55 million euros ($62 million, 47 million) for the 22-year-old."FC Barcelona has reached an agreement with Manchester City for the transfer of Ferran Torres,&#...

 2021-12-28 14:18 

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Debate on reforms sparks scuffles in Jordan parliament...

A heated row -- amid much pushing and finger-wagging -- broke out between deputies and parliament speaker Abdelkarim al-Daghmi.The argument erupted during a debate on an amendment adding the female noun for a Jordanian citizen, to a chapter in the constit...

 2021-12-28 13:52 

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Orlando Pirates face exhausting CAF Confederation Cup schedule...

The Soweto Buccaneers were placed in Group B with JS Kabylie of Algeria or Royal Leopard of eSwatini, JS Saoura of Algeria and Al Ittihad of Libya.Although trailing 1-0 after the first leg, 2021 runners-up Kabylie are expected to eliminate Leopard when a ...

 2021-12-28 13:50 

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England must hit 'reset' button after Ashes debacle...

Joe Root's men were bowled out for a paltry 68 on Tuesday as they slipped to an innings defeat in the third Test in Melbourne -- handing Australia an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.It was the latest in a string of woeful efforts with t...

 2021-12-28 13:28 

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France's Worley wins giant slalom in Lienz...

Two-time giant slalom world champion Worley, claimed a 15th World Cup victory in the discipline, finishing 0.30 sec ahead of World Cup overall defending champion Petra Vlhova of Slovakia.Sweden's Sara Hector, who won the event at Courchevel last week,...

 2021-12-28 13:02 

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Italy's Paris sweeps to sixth Bormio downhill win ahead of Odermatt...

The 32-year-old Paris dominated the race down the icy Stelvio piste in northern Italy to finish 0.24 sec ahead of Odermatt with Swiss Niels Hintermann third at 0.80.Odermatt's first podium finish in the downhill extends his lead in the overall World C...

 2021-12-28 12:44 

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Holders Ahly, Sundowns renew CAF Champions League rivalry...

Record 10-time champions Ahly and one-time winners Sundowns were placed in Group A with Sudanese clubs Al Hilal and Al Merrikh.South Africa-born Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane made the draw under the supervision of a Confederation of African Football official ...

 2021-12-28 12:38 

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Save the Children confirms two staff members among Myanmar massacre dead...

Anti-junta fighters said they found over 30 burnt bodies, including women and children, on a highway in Kayah state where pro-democracy rebels have been fighting the military.Save the Children later said two of its staff members had been caught up in the ...

 2021-12-28 11:44 

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Lengthy Covid break did Man Utd no favours, says Maguire...

Ralf Rangnick's men needed a 71st-minute equaliser from half-time substitute Edinson Cavani after Allan Saint-Maximin scored a superb early opener, and were indebted to David de Gea for a series of fine saves.It was United's first match since Dece...

 2021-12-28 11:38 

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Russian gas supplies to Europe under scrutiny...

But the Yamal pipeline is just one part of a complex gas infrastructure network shaped not only by energy needs but also wider economic interests and politics, including strife between Russia and Ukraine.The pipeline, opened in 1994, runs over 2,000 kilom...

 2021-12-28 10:54 

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Somalia's Farmajo and Roble: leaders at loggerheads...

But less than four years later, Somalia was plunged into a political crisis when the president extended his mandate without holding elections. He is now locked in an escalating standoff with Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, who accuses him of an "...

 2021-12-28 10:48 

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South Africa court suspends Shell seismic survey plan...

Backing a suit filed by conservationists, the High Court in the Eastern Cape town of Makhanda ruled that Shell was "hereby interdicted from undertaking seismic survey operations."The fossil fuel giant had announced plans to start exploration over ...

 2021-12-28 10:28 

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India strike back after first innings collapse...

However, they struck back when Jasprit Bumrah dismissed South African captain Dean Elgar in the first over of the hosts reply.South Africa were 21 for one at lunch after bowling out India for 327.Fast bowlers Lungi Ngidi and Kagiso Rabada took three wicke...

 2021-12-28 08:52 

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Ex India cricket captain Ganguly hospitalised with Covid...

Ganguly, who underwent minor heart surgery in January, was admitted on Monday suffering from a mild fever, a senior doctor of the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata said."His condition is stable. There is no cause for alarm at the moment," the medic to...

 2021-12-28 08:50 

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China expands lockdowns as virus surges in US, Europe...

Covid surges have wreaked havoc around the world, with many nations in Europe and North America trying to strike a balance between economically punishing restrictions and controlling the spread of the virus.The United States halved the isolation period fo...

 2021-12-28 08:42 

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Djokovic mystery deepens as stars arrive ahead of Australian Open...

There has been serious doubt as to whether men's world number one Djokovic would travel to Australia, having refused to confirm if he has been vaccinated against the coronavirus.An unnamed member of his team told Serbian newspaper Blic that they were ...

 2021-12-28 08:40 

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Denmark's Hans Christian Andersen museum gets fairytale makeover...

Visitors have expressed delight with the new museum, which reopened in the summer and saw renovation work completed this month before it was shut as part of Denmark's efforts to fight a Covid resurgence.From "The Little Mermaid" to "The Sn...

 2021-12-28 07:26 

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Yemen rebels announce temporary resumption of UN flights into Sanaa...

"The civil aviation authority announces the resumption of UN and other organisation flights into Sanaa airport on a temporary basis," the rebel-run Al-Masirah television reported. "The (rebel administration's) foreign ministry was contacte...

 2021-12-28 06:50 

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China tightens rules on overseas listings in Didi fallout...

China has stepped up scrutiny of major overseas listings after a controversial New York IPO by ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing went ahead this year, despite regulatory concerns at home.In the latest measure to increase oversight, authorities said Monday t...

 2021-12-28 06:34 

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Morant's last-second layup lifts Grizzlies over NBA Suns...

Desmond Bane added a career-high 32 points with six 3-pointers for the Grizzlies (21-14), who also got 13 points and 16 rebounds from New Zealand center Steven Adams in preventing the Suns from matching Golden State for the overall NBA lead."I'm g...

 2021-12-28 06:14 

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China expands lockdowns as Covid cases climb...

China -- where the virus emerged two years ago -- has followed a "zero-Covid" strategy of tight border restrictions, lengthy quarantines and targeted lockdowns as Beijing prepares to welcome thousands of overseas visitors to February's Winter ...

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