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France’s first panda cub makes debut

France’s first panda cub makes debut

France’s first panda cub made its debut public appearance yesterday, five months after its birth, to rapturous crowds – some of whom had travelled hours to see the fluffy male.

Messi to end career at Barca after extending deal to 2021

Messi to end career at Barca after extending deal to 2021

Lionel Messi hopes to end his career at Barcelona after ending months of speculation yesterday by signing a contract extension to 2021, sealing an agreement reached in July, the club announced.

37 dead after gunman torches Manila casino

37 dead after gunman torches Manila casino

A masked gunman set fire to a gaming room at a casino in the Philippine capital yesterday, igniting a toxic blaze claimed by the Islamic State group that killed 37 people, authorities said.

Pakistani mother gets death for daughter's murder

Pakistani mother gets death for daughter's murder

A mother who murdered her own daughter and set her alight for marrying the man of her choice has been sentenced to death, officials said on Tuesday, in a case that had revolted many in Pakistan.

Zuckerberg meets business leaders at China Development Forum

Zuckerberg meets business leaders at China Development Forum

Facebook’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met China’s propaganda czar Liu Yunshan in Beijing yesterday

Lagarde says Fed must be sure of jobs and prices before moving

Lagarde says Fed must be sure of jobs and prices before moving

The US Federal Reserve must be certain that the job market and inflation are strong enough to justify raising interest rates, the head of the International Monetary ...

Record will soon be Rooney’s: Hodgson

Record will soon be Rooney’s: Hodgson

Roy Hodgson left Wayne Rooney hanging after he equalled Bobby Charlton’s England scoring record in a 6-0 victory over San Marino.

QATAR NATIONAL TEAM ARRIVE IN HONG KONG FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

QATAR NATIONAL TEAM ARRIVE IN HONG KONG FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Fresh from their 15-0 thrashing of Bhutan at the World Cup qualifiers, Qatar national team arrived in Hong Kong yesterday, to take part in their next match, which will be played tomorrow.

Racing against time to save Bushmen paintings

Racing against time to save Bushmen paintings

Passing through a farm and following a path winding through a rocky and bushy landscape in South Africa, a visitor reaches a rock wall showing reddish and yellow images.