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Foakes stars as England survive Ireland scare

Ben Foakes’ unbeaten 61 on his debut helped England recover from a top-order collapse to beat Ireland by four wickets in a lone one-day international in Dublin on Friday. England, the world’s top-ranked side in ODI cricket and the hosts of the 50-over World Cup starting later this month, collapsed to 66 for five chasing […]

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US targets Iran uranium but lets nuclear deal stay alive

The United States said Friday it would start imposing sanctions over Iranian exports of enriched uranium allowed under a nuclear deal rejected by President Donald Trump, even as it granted waivers to allow the accord to survive. The move comes amid growing Iranian frustration with the nuclear deal, with which UN inspectors say Tehran is […]

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Trump hails ‘very positive’ Venezuela talks with Putin

President Donald Trump said he held “very positive” talks Friday with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the crisis in oil-rich Venezuela, where Washington is pushing to oust the Moscow-backed president. The US leader adopted a strikingly conciliatory tone following a more than hour-long conversation with Putin, coming days after an abortive military uprising in […]

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The macabre puzzle of piecing together victims at Sri Lanka morgue

The nauseating smell of death that infested the streets around Colombo’s morgue after Sri Lanka’s devastating Easter attacks has finally dispersed. But forensic pathologists are still attempting to identify the remains of bodies blown apart by suicide bombers, the final pieces of a macabre puzzle. While staff have so far returned 115 victims to their […]

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Press plays key role in PH democracy, genuine change

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte believes in the important role of the press in the country’s democracy and as partners of genuine change. “As he himself said to the members of the media and by paraphrasing the words of Evelyn Beatrice Hall in her book entitled, ‘The Friends of Voltaire’, […]

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La Salle-UST, San Beda-UP seniors games to start FilOil tourney

The FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup will tip off its 13th staging with two blockbuster college games at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on Sunday. The De La Salle Green Archers and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers will face off at 2 p.m., while the San Beda […]

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10 Million North Koreans Face Food Shortages After Bleak Harvest

About 10 million North Koreans — 40 percent of the population — are in urgent need of food assistance after heat and drought crippled last year’s harvest, according to the United Nations. The country collected about 4.9 million tons of food crops last year, the least in a decade, after a prolonged dry spell and […]

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In Pictures: Thai King Is Crowned in Lavish Three-Day Ceremony

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned on Saturday in a religious ceremony more than two years after ascending to the throne following the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Two subsequent days of pageantry and royal appearances are also planned following Saturday’s coronation. A budget of 1 billion baht ($31 million) has been approved […]

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The speech of Kim Jong Eun Comrade is supported by a political figure from Syria.

In support of the municipal government ‘s speech, Kim Jung Eun , the dear leader, announced the April 22nd statement by the deputy general secretary of the Syrian Arab League of Democracy Iyad Gassan Osman. He mentioned the following. In his speech at the first session of the 14th session of the Supreme People ‘s […]

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The anti-Japanese revolutionary fighter received a silver birthday.

Kim Jong Eun Comrade Kim Jong Eun sent a silver birthday to Dong Soo Hwang, director of the Chosun Revolutionary Museum, an anti-Japanese revolutionary fighter who celebrated his 100th birthday. Subject 8 (1919) hwangsunhui comrade who was at a loss to find hatched to live lose to early parental Japanese enemies brothers from May 3 […]