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    India v England: Stuart Broad’s form concerns coach Saker

    India v England: Stuart Broad’s form concerns coach Saker

    England bowling coach David Saker says the form of fast bowler Stuart Broad in the first two Tests against India is a cause for “concern”. Broad has not taken a…

    France to back Palestinian bid for UN status

    France to back Palestinian bid for UN status

    France has confirmed it intends to vote for Palestinian non-member status at the United Nations later this week. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said France had long backed Palestinian ambitions for…

    China launches Sri Lanka’s first satellite as India watches ties grow

    China launches Sri Lanka’s first satellite as India watches ties grow

    Sri Lanka launched its first communications satellite on Tuesday in partnership with a Chinese state-owned space technology firm, the Sri Lanka partner said, adding to unease in neighbouring India about…

    Chinese sailor arrested at Sri Lankan port

    Chinese sailor arrested at Sri Lankan port

     A Chinese sailor was arrested near the Colombo port in Sri Lanka by the navy and handed over to the police after used bullets from an M-16 rifle were found…

    US defends its efforts to slow global warming at Doha talks

    US defends its efforts to slow global warming at Doha talks

    THE US defended its track record on fighting climate change on Monday at UN talks, saying it is making “enormous” efforts to slow global warming and help the poor nations…

    Twilight finale holds firm at number one

    Twilight finale holds firm at number one

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, the final instalment of the vampire fantasy films, has topped the US box office for the second week in a row. Early…

    Australia v South Africa: Faf Du Plessis century denies Australia

    Australia v South Africa: Faf Du Plessis century denies Australia

    Debutant Faf Du Plessis defied Australia with a marathon century to earn South Africa a remarkable draw in the second Test in Adelaide. He faced 376 balls for his 110…

    Yasser Arafat’s remains to be exhumed

    Yasser Arafat’s remains to be exhumed

    Investigators are expected to exhume the remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on Tuesday in an attempt to determine how he died. Swiss, French and Russian experts will…

    India, Sri Lanka boost trade, investment ties

    India, Sri Lanka boost trade, investment ties

    Peacetime Sri Lanka is a favourite investment and export destination for Indian firms. Bilateral trade jumped from $3 billion in 2009-10 to $5.1 billion in 2011-12, according to Sri Lanka…

    Private company to launch Sri Lanka’s first satellite

    Private company to launch Sri Lanka’s first satellite

    Sri Lanka’s maiden satellite launch done by SupremeSAT, a private company with collaboration from China’s state owned China Great Wall Industry Corporation, is expected to take place on Tuesday, an…