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Pakistani diplomat murdered in Afghanistan laid to rest

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan diplomat Rana Nayyar Iqbal, who was killed in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city on Monday, has been laid to rest in a graveyard in Islamabad’s H-8 area. Prominent personalities including Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif attended the funeral prayers. Earlier today, Iqbal’s body was shifted to Peshawar via Torkham border. ...

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England hit by more withdrawals for Germany, Brazil games

LONDON  – Raheem Sterling, Fabian Delph and Jordan Henderson are the latest withdrawals from England s injury-hit squad for friendlies against World Cup holders Germany and five-time winners Brazil, the FA said Tuesday. Gareth Southgate s men kick-off their World Cup preparations with back-to-back Wembley matches against the international heavyweight teams over ...

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Formula 1 champion Hamilton avoided taxes on jet: leaks

LONDON – Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton avoided paying taxes on his private jet using an elaborate scheme now under investigation by British tax authorities, new leaked documents revealed on Monday. The driver received a 3.3 million pound ($4.4 million, EUR3.7 million) VAT refund in 2013 after his luxury plane ...

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Athletics: Farah, Van Niekerk, Barshim up for athlete of year

PARIS – Britain s long distance star Mo Farah, South Africa s 400m champion Wayde Van Niekerk and Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim were shortlisted Monday for the IAAF s world athlete of the year award. One of this trio will succeed retired Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt, the current holder of ...

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Mane and Salah sparkle for Liverpool

PARIS – Senegal speedster Sadio Mane made a stunning return after injury by setting up two goals for Egyptian Mohamed Salah as Liverpool crushed West Ham 4-1 at the weekend. Mane now switches his attention to the World Cup with Senegal needing a win in South Africa this Friday to ...

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