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Germany become 1st team to qualify for 2022 World Cup; Russia, Croatia clinch playoffs

Football | Oct 12, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

Germany booked their place in 2022 FIFA World Cup with an error-strewn 4-0 win in North Macedonia. 

Nobel Prize for economics awarded to David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens

Nobel Prize for economics awarded to David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens

World | Oct 11, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

David Card of the University of California at Berkeley was awarded one half of the prize, while the other half was shared by Joshua Angrist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Guido Imbens from Stanford University.  

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Taiwan rejects China's 'path' amid show of military force

World | Oct 11, 2021, 12:23 PM IST

China claims Taiwan as part of its national territory although the island has been self-ruled since it split from the communist-ruled mainland in 1949 after a long civil war.

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France win Nations League with late winner from Mbappe vs Spain

Football | Oct 11, 2021, 11:03 AM IST

Mbappé netted with 10 minutes remaining as France was again forced to fight back, just as it had done in the semifinals against Belgium.

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World Cup qualifiers: Messi stars in Argentina rout of Uruguay; Brazil draw

Football | Oct 11, 2021, 11:04 AM IST

Lionel Messi was among the scorers as Argentina beat rival Uruguay 3-0, hours after Brazil's run of consecutive wins in South American World Cup qualifying ended in a 0-0 with Colombia.

F1: Valtteri Bottas wins Turkish GP, Max Verstappen reclaims title lead

F1: Valtteri Bottas wins Turkish GP, Max Verstappen reclaims title lead

Formula 1 | Oct 10, 2021, 08:28 PM IST

While Bottas won the Turkish GP, Verstappen returned to the top spot with a second-place finish.

AUS W vs IND W: India lose 3rd T20I by 14 runs and series 0-2

AUS W vs IND W: India lose 3rd T20I by 14 runs and series 0-2

Cricket | Oct 10, 2021, 05:26 PM IST

India ended their Australia tour with a 0-2 T20I series loss, having already lost the three-match ODI series 1-2 before drawing the rain-marred lone historic day/night Test.

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Russian skydiver plane crashes, 15 dead

World | Oct 10, 2021, 04:52 PM IST

The L-410, a Czech-made twin-engine turboprop, crashed near the town of Menzelinsk, about 960 kilometers (600 miles) east of Moscow.

Polls open in Iraq’s general elections amid tight security

Polls open in Iraq’s general elections amid tight security

World | Oct 10, 2021, 10:53 AM IST

A total of 3,449 candidates are vying for 329 seats in the parliamentary elections, which will be the sixth held since the fall of Saddam Hussein after the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the internationa

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 112th goal for Portugal

Football | Oct 10, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

In his European record 181st game for Portugal — breaking a tie with his former Real Madrid teammate Sergio Ramos’s mark for Spain — Ronaldo score his 112th goal to stretch his men’s world record.

Taliban say they won't work with US to contain Islamic State

NYC man convicted of trying to join Taliban to fight the US

World | Oct 10, 2021, 08:03 AM IST

The case follows a series of similar arrests of self-radicalized terror suspects on charges they tried to join or support the Islamic State group by making contacts on social media.

F1: Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Turkish GP ahead of Valtteri Bottas

F1: Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Turkish GP ahead of Valtteri Bottas

Formula 1 | Oct 09, 2021, 11:44 PM IST

Hamilton's record-extending 102nd pole saw him finish .13 seconds ahead of Bottas and .33 clear of Verstappen's Red Bull.

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Taliban say they won't work with US to contain Islamic State

World | Oct 09, 2021, 05:41 PM IST

Senior Taliban officials and U.S. representatives are to meet Saturday and Sunday in Doha, the capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. Officials from both sides have said issues include reining in extremist groups and the evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country. The Taliban have signaled flexibility on evacuations.  

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Netherlands and Germany battle to wins in World Cup qualifying

Football | Oct 09, 2021, 04:17 PM IST

A 1-0 win over Latvia with a volley from Davy Klaassen lacked the swagger from last month's 6-1 dismantling of Turkey.

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Islamic State claims Afghanistan's Kunduz mosque attack, says it targeted Shiites

World | Oct 08, 2021, 11:41 PM IST

The attack was latest in a series of IS bombings and shootings that have targeted Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers, as well as religious institutions and members of the country’s minority Shiites.

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

World | Oct 08, 2021, 03:30 PM IST

The winners were announced Friday by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

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UEFA Nations League: Kylian Mbappe inspires comeback as France beat Belgium 3-2

Football | Oct 08, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

Kylian Mbappe redeemed himself with a goal and an assist as France came from two goals down to beat Belgium 3-2 and reach the UEFA Nations League final.

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Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law

World | Oct 08, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

The Texas law is just one that has set up the biggest test of abortion rights in the U.S. in decades, and it is part of a broader push by Republicans nationwide to impose new restrictions on abortion.

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Senate dodges US debt disaster, voting to extend borrowing

World | Oct 08, 2021, 09:58 AM IST

The party-line Democratic vote of 50-48 in support of the bill to raise the government’s debt ceiling by nearly a half-trillion dollars brought instant relief in Washington and far beyond.

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US Navy: Submarine USS Connecticut hits object in Pacific; no life-threatening injury

World | Oct 08, 2021, 09:38 AM IST

The officials said it was not yet clear what object the sub had struck but that it was not another submarine.