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  • Russell onslaught fires Tallawahs into CPL final
    10:38 AM

    Basseterre (St. Kitts), Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) A breathtaking onslaught from Andre Russell overpowered Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel and sent Jamaica Tallawahs rocketing into the finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here. Russell grew in stature as a finisher with yet another stunning display of power hitting in a

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  • UN condemns sexual violence by Iraqi militants
    10:38 AM

    United Nations, Aug 14 (IANS) Senior UN officials have condemned “barbaric sexual violence” and “savage rapes” the Islamic State (IS) militants perpetrated on minorities in areas under its control. In a joint statement, the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura, and the Special Representative of the

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  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif pays tribute to armed forces
    7:52 AM

    Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) In his Independence Day address Thursday, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid tributes to the security forces fighting militants in restive North Waziristan tribal region. The prime minister’s speech marked the official beginning of Pakistan’s 68th Independence Day celebrations across the country, Xinhua reported. “The armed

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