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Figure skating – 'Old guard' out to keep young guns at bay in Helsinki

LONDON: Javier Fernandez, Yuzuru Hanyu and Patrick Chan have won the last six men’s titles at the figure skating world championships but the ‘old guard’ will be under pressure in Helsinki to quell the growing threat posed by a gang of high-flying upstarts. In the final global meet before next February’s Winter Olympics in South… Read More »

Tottenham and Man City keep up the chase

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City both issued timely reminders to Chelsea that the Premier League title race might not be over with impressive victories on Sunday. After top-six rivals Arsenal and Manchester United dropped points on Saturday, second-placed Tottenham took full advantage as Harry Kane struck twice in a 3-2 home win against Everton.… Read More »

Thousands of Moroccans keep up pressure over fishmonger's death

AL-HOCEIMA, Morocco: Thousands of chanting, flag-waving Moroccans protested in a northern city on Friday, keeping up pressure on authorities a week after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a garbage truck in a confrontation with police. The death of Mouhcine Fikri has prompted a week of street protests in some of the biggest and… Read More »

Don't scatter cremated ashes or keep them at home, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY: The Roman Catholic Church prefers burial over cremation and wants ashes of the dead to be kept in “sacred places”, not at home, divided among family members or scattered to the wind, the Vatican said on Tuesday. A two-page instruction issuing new rules on cremation also said that there were even some cases… Read More »

Blood Mica: Deaths of child workers in India's mica “ghost” mines covered up to keep industry alive

KODERMA/BHILWARA/SYDAPURAM, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the depths of India’s illegal mica mines, where children as young as five work alongside adults, lurks a dark, hidden secret – the cover-up of child deaths with seven killed in the past two months, a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation has revealed. Investigations over three months in the… Read More »

Mexico keep faith with coach Osorio despite 7-0 humiliation

MEXICO CITY: Coach Juan Carlos Osorio has survived Mexico’s shock 7-0 pasting by title holders Chile in the Copa America Centenario after being confirmed in his position by the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) on Thursday. Mexico, among the favourites and counting on massive support in the tournament in the United States, were crushed by Chile… Read More »