• Joshua heavyweight defense vs. Povetkin set
  • New video of the Thai soccer team shows them thanking their rescuers and wishing for their favorite foods, including BBQ pork and KFC
  • European Union, embassies urge Lankan government to maintain moratorium on death penalties
  • Azhar Ali signs as Somerset overseas player after Matt Renshaw injury
  • 2 Amarnath Pilgrims Arrested For Carrying The Remains Of Friend On A Bike

Joshua heavyweight defense vs. Povetkin set

6:00 AM ET The expected fight is now official: Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua will face mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin on Sept. 22 at Wembley Stadium in London, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced Monday. Hearn had been in talks with the camp of world titleholder Deontay Wilder for a fall fight to produce the undisputed world champion — a showdown that looms as perhaps the biggest in boxing…

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New video of the Thai soccer team shows them thanking their rescuers and wishing for their favorite foods, including BBQ pork and KFC

The 12 rescued members of a Thai soccer team and their coach who were rescued from a cave last week have recorded thank you messages.The video was recorded on Friday and shows the boys in hospital gowns thanking rescuers and describing the foods they’re looking forward to eating.The team will likely be discharged from the hospital on Thursday, and the health ministry has confirmed the players are in good health….

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European Union, embassies urge Lankan government to maintain moratorium on death penalties

“The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity, does not have any proven deterrent effect, and allows judicial errors to become fatal and irreversible,” the joint statement said, requesting that Sri Lanka’s government maintain the moratorium. (Source: AP/File) Related News By: AP | Colombo | Published: July 16, 2018 3:58:17 pm “The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity, does not have any proven deterrent effect, and allows judicial errors…

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Azhar Ali signs as Somerset overseas player after Matt Renshaw injury

6:03 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Azhar Ali, Pakistan’s Test opener, will make his first appearances in the County Championship later this summer after signing a seven-match deal with Somerset that will take him through to the end of the season. Azhar, who had been in Somerset’s sights since the end of Pakistan’s Test tour in May and June, has been signed as a replacement for the Australian Matt Renshaw, who…

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2 Amarnath Pilgrims Arrested For Carrying The Remains Of Friend On A Bike

Jammu: Two Amarnath pilgrims were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir”s Ramban district on Monday while they were transporting the body of their dead friend on a motorcycle without informing the police. “These two persons were carrying the body of their friend Balkar Singh to Tarn Taran in Punjab. They said Balkar Singh died while on way home,” a police officer said in the winter capital Jammu. Police said the body…

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In Maharashtra, Milk Farmers Protest; Supply Badly Hit

Mumbai: Milk supply in Maharashtra was badly hit after thousands of farmers launched a protest on Monday, demanding better price and subsidy of Rs 5 per litre. Tankers supplying milk to major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and others were blocked early morning leading to sudden crisis. The farmers’ groups, led by Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana and Maharashtra Kisan Sabha are demanding a GST waiver on butter and milk powder…

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Pussy Riot’s pitch invasion at World Cup final to ‘defy Vladimir Putin’: All you need to know

The pitch invasion was the first significant security lapse in the five-week tournament that has won hosts Russia widespread praise for organisation and efficiency. (AP) Related News By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 16, 2018 3:27:16 pm The pitch invasion was the first significant security lapse in the five-week tournament that has won hosts Russia widespread praise for organisation and efficiency. (AP) Related News India, Pakistan…

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Desi fund houses raised bets on ICICI Bank after probes launched

By Amit Mudgill NEW DELHI: Private lender ICICI Bank may be in the soup over myriad allegations from inflating profits by at least $1.3 billion over eight years to delaying provisioning of 31 NPA accounts and possible nepotism by Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar in giving loans to the Videocon Group, but domestic mutual funds still love the stock. Indian fund managers rush to hoard the stock in June…

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Thailand cave rescue: Australian divers given diplomatic immunity before the mission

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 16, 2018 3:11:36 pm International dive experts rehearsed the mission on the ground, while the kids practised inside the cave. (Source: AP Photos) The two Australian divers –Dr Craig Challen and Dr Richard Harris — involved in the risky Thailand cave rescue were given diplomatic immunity before the mission, in case something went awry during the rescue operation. The diplomatic…

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