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Aussies win back respect in Dubai

More Sports / Cricket Oct 12, 2018

Aussies win back respect in Dubai

Leading a scandal-hit team dismissed as Australia's worst in 30 years, captain Tim Paine's pledge to win back hearts and minds seemed a fanciful, if noble aspiration in the lead-up to the test series against Pakistan. In the end, it took only five days of ...

Leader of Afghanistan's feared Haqqani network terrorist group dies

Asia Pacific Sep 4, 2018

Leader of Afghanistan's feared Haqqani network terrorist group dies

The founder of Afghanistan's much-feared Haqqani network, a former U.S. ally turned fierce enemy, has died after years of ill health, a Taliban spokesman said Tuesday. Jalaluddin Haqqani was 72. Haqqani died Monday inside Afghanistan, Zabihullah Mujahed said in a telephone interview. The elderly founder ...

Japan men rout Pakistan in Asian Games match

Soccer Aug 17, 2018

Japan men rout Pakistan in Asian Games match

After only managing one goal in its opener, Japan defeated Pakistan 4-0 in the Asian Games men's soccer tournament on Thursday and booked a spot in the last 16. Yuto Iwasaki scored the first of his two goals in the second minute and scored the ...