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Injured baby elephant abandoned by rogue Chinese herd saved

Injured baby elephant abandoned by rogue Chinese herd saved

A heavily injured baby elephant left behind by a migrating wild herd in southwest China has been rescued, state media reported Tuesday, the latest twist in a chaotic odyssey.

QU-CAS honours Dean List’s students

QU-CAS honours Dean List’s students

Qatar University College of Arts and Sciences (QU-CAS) recently honoured Dean List’s students for Fall 2016.

Schulz sees a ‘rocky road’ to election

Schulz sees a ‘rocky road’ to election

Germany’s Social Democrat chief Martin Schulz acknowledged yesterday that his party faced a “rocky road” to national elections, after it was soundly beaten in a key state by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party.

Elephants rescued from China water tank

Elephants rescued from China water tank

Rescuers in China used helicopters and a digger to free three wild Asian elephants -- including one young calf -- from a water tank where they were helplessly trapped for more than two days, state media said.

Syrian peace talks limp on to next week

Syrian peace talks limp on to next week

The UN special envoy for Syria has vowed to take fragile peace talks into next week despite a walkout by the main armed opposition, a breakdown in a truce and signs that both sides are gearing up to escalate the five-year-old civil war.

Pearson sees return to golden best for Rio

Pearson sees return to golden best for Rio

Australian Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson said yesterday she was finally back in the blocks nearly a year after a nasty fall and had her sights set on Rio.

 Smith to sit out BBL to rest knee, hip injuries

Smith to sit out BBL to rest knee, hip injuries

Skipper Steve Smith has knee and hip problems arising from Australia’s crushing innings win over the West Indies in Hobart but said yesterday he will be fit for the next Test...

 India’s Dhawan hauled up for suspect action

India’s Dhawan hauled up for suspect action

India’s Shikhar Dhawan has been reported for a suspect bowling action and will need to undergo tests within 14 days, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said yesterday.

More talks to come on Asia-Europe merger, says Thongchai

More talks to come on Asia-Europe merger, says Thongchai

More talks are planned on a proposed merger between the Asian and European Tours following a lengthy but productive discussion in Macau.

Welbeck out for months after knee surgery

Welbeck out for months after knee surgery

Arsenal’s England striker Danny Welbeck willl be out of action for several months after undergoing a knee operation.

 Athletics is much more than ‘test tubes, blood and urine’, says Seb Coe

Athletics is much more than ‘test tubes, blood and urine’, says Seb Coe

Part of Sebastian Coe’s new job as head of world athletics will be to shift the conversation about his “ostensibly clean” .

Benteke gives us new dimension: Rodgers

Benteke gives us new dimension: Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers backed new signing Christian Benteke to transform his side’s play after the former Aston Villa striker’s goal secured a 1-0 victory over promoted Bournemouth.