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Arab Times

Hales keeps nerve as England square T20 series with India

Hosts restrict tourists to 148-5 in 2nd Twenty20 CARDIFF, UK, July 7, (AFP): Alex Hales kept his nerve with 58 not out to see England home and square the international T20 series against India 1-1 with one to play in Cardiff on Friday. Set 149 to win off their 20 …

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‘Witnesses’ riveting, incensed docu

Mansky chronicles early stages of Putin’s tyrannical rule ‘This is the price I had to pay for naively assuming I was merely a witness,’ says filmmaker Vitaly Mansky toward the close of “Putin’s Witnesses,” his riveting, incensed documentary chronicling the early stages of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s tyrannical rule. Years …

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‘Quixote’ director on filming fantasy

‘I don’t distinguish between reality and fiction’ Fresh from the latest round of legal jousting, Terry Gilliam, rode into Karlovy Vary this week to screen “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” at the Czech film festival, determined to see his fantasy continue its globe-trotting tour after completing the film nearly …

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Drake, Malone rule mid-year charts

Ella Mai makes first Essence Festival appearance LOS ANGELES, July 7, (Agencies): Drake and Post Malone had the highest volume of on-demand streams and Ed Sheeran has the top song in Nielsen Music’s mid-year report for the six-month period ending June 28, 2018, which was released Friday morning. “The first …

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Sun of Mohammed VI illuminates Morocco; burns doubters, haters

THROUGHOUT the past seven years — known as the ‘Arab Spring era’, the Kingdom of Morocco emerged as one of the countries most capable of keeping up with people’s demands and development. The Kingdom took advantage of the combination of modern European principles on good governance and distinguished relations between …

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Bankruptcy of morals

Fend for yourselves The Parliament TV Channel interviewed a number of educationalists including a secondary stage teacher. I could not catch their names. However, the record is available with me. However, the teacher addressing the audience said, “Frankly speaking, the certificates which your children have acquired in elementary school were …

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‘If you are doing well, all the people are then well’

The relationship between the government and the people, most often and throughout history, is based on the number of mutual interests, especially in pluralistic societies, where anticipation, caution and restraint are sometimes occasionally accompanied with cooperation and cohesion in adversity. Honestly speaking, the connection between the people of the Gulf …

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Big guns primed for quarter-final battles

Uruguay’s Cavani unlikely to face France MOSCOW, July 4, (AFP): The World Cup hit the pause button on Wednesday as the eight remaining teams geared up for the quarter-finals after England became the final side to qualify following a penalty shootout win against Colombia. Neymar’s Brazil are the favourites to …

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Pakistan knock Zimbabwe out of Twenty20 Tri-Series

Tourists beat hosts by 7 wickets with 5 deliveries to spare HARARE, July 4, (AFP): Pakistan knocked Zimbabwe out of the Twenty20 Tri-Series in Harare in a closely-fought encounter on Wednesday, beating the hosts by seven wickets with five deliveries to spare. Opener Fakhar Zaman top-scored for Pakistan with 47 …

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Federer, Serena stroll, Woz crashes

Venus rallies past Dulgheru LONDON, July 4, (AFP): Roger Federer extended his flawless winning streak at Wimbledon to 26 consecutive sets as the defending champion crushed Lukas Lacko, while Serena Williams powered to her 16th successive win in Wednesday’s second round action. While Federer and Serena strolled, Caroline Wozniacki suffered …

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