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Tour de France re-starts after farmers’ protest

The 16th stage of Tour de France re-started on Tuesday after a brief halt when police used tear gas near the peloton to break up a protest by farmers.

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Rock the vote: Pakistani political music keeps the party going

As the crowd swells with anticipation for their leader Shahbaz Sharif’s arrival a DJ blares the anthem “Respect the vote”, while supporters chant slogans and sway to the synth-driven dance track.

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PIMS doctors to visit Nawaz Sharif again

The doctors will perform medical tests such as ECG and ultrasound on three-time premier Nawaz Sharif

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At least 20 killed in Greek wildfires

Authorities were trying to evacuate inhabitants, Tzanakopoulos said, while searches for further victims continued

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Bangladesh beat West Indies by 48 runs in first ODI

A record double-century partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paved the way as Bangladesh bounced back from their Test series drubbing with a 48-run win over West Indies in their opening one-day international on Sunday.

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Pulisic powers Borussia Dortmund past Liverpool in friendly

American international Christian Pulisic scored two second-half goals to lift Borussia Dortmund to a 3-1 win over Liverpool in an International Champions Cup friendly in North Carolina on Saturday.

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Nadal sitting pretty atop ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal remains top of the ATP tennis world rankings with the 32-year-old 17-time Grand Slam winner enjoying a comfortable margin over his eternal rival the Swiss Roger Federer.

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High risk of ‘losing control’ of AIDS epidemic: experts

The AIDS epidemic risks resurging and spiralling out of control unless billions of extra dollars are pumped into prevention and treatment, experts warned Sunday on the eve of a major world conference.

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Sri Lankan cricketer suspended after friend accused of rape

A Sri Lankan Test cricketer has been suspended after a Norwegian woman accused his friend of raping her in a hotel room where he was present, an official said Monday.

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Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map

After nearly two decades in the doldrums, Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is enjoying a rebound, with visitors returning in droves to see the majestic Victoria Falls and explore unspoilt safari reserves.

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Japan reopens beaches hit by 2011 nuclear, tsunami disaster

Japan has reopened three beaches in regions devastated by the 2011 tsunami and resulting Fukushima nuclear disaster after years of reconstruction efforts, officials said Monday.

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Manchester United held to goalless draw by San Jose Earthquakes

Manchester United, buoyed by the arrival of Alexis Sanchez on Sunday, nevertheless remained without a win in their North American pre-season tour after a 0-0 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes.

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Lewis Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German Grand Prix win

Lewis Hamilton regained the lead in the world drivers’ championship on Sunday when he claimed one of the most memorable victories of his career by winning a rain-hit German Grand Prix for Mercedes after starting from 14th on the grid.

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All Black magic as New Zealand retain World Cup Sevens crown

New Zealand became the first team in history to win back-to-back World Cup Sevens crowns here Sunday, completing a clean sweep of titles with a 33-12 defeat of England in the final at AT&T Park.

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Ozil, citing ‘racism’, quits Germany side after World Cup debacle

Mesut Ozil said earlier that he was true to both his Turkish and German origins and insisted he did not intend to make a political statement by appearing with Erdogan

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‘Never, ever threaten’ US again, Trump tweets to Iran

Donald Trump wrote the entire message in capital letters

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Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe for ODI series sweep

Pakistan completed a series whitewash over Zimbabwe with a 131-run win on Sunday in the fifth and final match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. On another record-setting day for the visitors, Fakhar Zaman became the fastest player in history to reach 1,000 career runs in one-day international cricket as Pakistan amassed 364 for 4….

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25 people injured in Iran earthquakes

A series of moderate earthquakes in southern and western Iran on Sunday injured an estimated 25 people, state television said.

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Suicide attack near Kabul airport leaves 10 dead or wounded: officials

A suicide bomber killed or wounded at least 10 people at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile.

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Deals worth $192 billion signed during Farnborough airshow

England’s Farnborough airshow this week saw deals worth $192 billion (164 billion euros), a jump of more than 50 percent compared to 2016, in a sign of “confidence in global trade”, organisers said Saturday.

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Former cricketers to support Imran Khan in the polls

Former Pakistani cricket stars have come out in support of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan as the country prepares to go to the polls on Wednesday.

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