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Guns N’ Roses tour to extend into 2017: manager

NEW YORK (AFP) – The long-awaited and lucrative reunion tour by Guns N  Roses will extend into 2017, the band s production manager said in remarks aired Wednesday. The hard rock legends reunited in April for their first shows bringing together singer Axl Rose and guitarist Slash in more than two ...

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Pakistan will bounce back, says Inzamam

KARACHI: Pakistan’s lacklustre display at Old Trafford last week allowed England to level the four Test-match series 1-1, as Alastair Cook’s men thrashed the visitors by 330 runs in the second Test. However, Pakistan’s newly appointed chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq seemed optimistic about Pakistan’s strong comeback in the upcoming fixtures while ...

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Trump campaign calls Dem attacks a ‘night of empty rhetoric’

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign has dismissed assaults by Democratic leaders at the Democratic National Convention as “empty rhetoric”. On Wednesday night, speaker after speaker, including US President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton’s pick for vice president, Tim Kaine, all attacked Trump, and described him ...

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With eye on China, India doubles down on container hub ports

NEW DELHI: An Indian conglomerate has started building the country’s first trans-shipment port, conceived 25 years ago, and the government will construct another $4 billion facility nearby to create a shipping hub rivaling Chinese facilities in the region. New Delhi will grant billionaire Gautam Adani $240 million so-called “viability gap” ...

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Pope aide faces probe over child sex abuse: Report

Australian police have launched an investigation into the Vatican’s finance chief, Cardinal George Pell, over allegations of child sex abuse. According to a report by the national broadcaster, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), police in Victoria State are conducting the probe into allegations of abuse by Pell in Ballarat, Torquay and Melbourne. The ...

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Over 9mn in dire need of food aid in Lake Chad region: UN

The United Nations (UN) has voiced concern about alarming conditions in the Lake Chad region, where it says more than nine million people are in dire need of food aid due to militancy by a Takfiri terrorist group. UN humanitarian aid chief Stephen O’Brien said on Wednesday that militant activities ...

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