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July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Liverpool sign Swiss winger Shaqiri

LONDON: Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced Friday. The Reds said he had signed “a long-term contract”, with British media reports saying Shaqiri had arrived at Anfield in a five-year deal for £13 million ($17 million, 15 million euros). The 26-year-old winger’s

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Britain, US agree to engage Russia with ‘strength, unity’

AYLESBURY: Britain and the United States have agreed that Russia should be engaged with “strength and unity”, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday after meeting US President Donald Trump. “We agreed that it is important to engage Russia from a position of strength and unity,” May said, as Trump prepares for a summit with Russian President Vladimir 3

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Two contestants fighting against Imran face predicament

ISLAMABAD: Two prominent politicians contesting against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in Lahore and Bannu are in the soup for different reasons, apparently creating favourable conditions for him in the fierce July 25 scramble. The Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab has recommended to the Deputy Commissioner of Lahore to place 3

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Benitez keen on staying, but squad needs to improve

LONDON: Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was keen to stay at the Premier League side for “five or 10 years” provided he and the team’s ownership can work in unison to improve their squad. Benitez arrived at St James’ Park in 2016 and led the team back to the Premier League and then ensured their top-flight survival last season.The 58-year-old is in discussions 2

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM TI asks British govt to probe into Nawaz’ assets

LONDON: Transparency International (TI), an international organisation struggling against the corruption, has demanded from British government to investigate against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Following a decision on Friday by Accountability Court against Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (R) Safdar TI has demanded

July 7, 2018 1:40 PM PML-N forwards covering candidates after Maryam’s disqualification

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Saturday issued party tickets to its alternate candidates in replacement of Maryam Nawaz, after her disqualification pertaining to Avenfield verdict. Prior to the verdict, Maryam was contesting the polls for NA-127 constituency and a provincial assembly seat of PP-173, which has now been forwarded to covering contestants 3

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Lankan Premier League postponed

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Cricket’s recent troubles continue after the board’s ambitious plans of conducting a franchise-based T20 tournament was postponed. The board is yet to confirm postponement of Lankan Premier League, but the talk of the event not happening has been doing the rounds since the elections of SLC was held by a court ruling in May. Tournament 6

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Man United, Leicester to kick off Premier League season

LONDON: Manchester United and their new big signing Brazilian Fred will face Leicester City in the first game of the Premier League season after their home match was moved to Friday, August 10, due to television demands. United’s neighbours and reigning champions Manchester City will have to wait until Sunday for their first outing when they travel to Arsenal 5

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM No one gains in a trade war, Chinese PM says

SOFIA: No one will gain from a trade war, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, speaking hours after the United States and China slapped tit-for-tat duties on $34 billion worth of the other’s imports. “Trade war is never a solution,” Li said at a news briefing with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in Sofia before a summit with 16 central 3

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM Bangladesh recall half-fit Mustafizur for Windies ODIs

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday included half-fit pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman in their squad for a three-match One-day International series against the West Indies later this month. Mustafizur has been out of competitive cricket since he hurt his left big toe in May during an Indian Premier League match for the Mumbai Indians.The 22-year-old missed a three-match 3