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Egypt Must Not Be Too Dependent On Salah Says Coach Cuper

– Egypt are hopeful Mohamed Salah will be available for the start of their World Cup campaign in Russia but the team must find a way to avoid depending too much on...

Olympics Coates Backs Thorpe On Call To Ban Medal Targets

MELBOURNE – Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has backed Ian Thorpe’s call for an end to medal targets at the Games to ease the pressure on...

In Cambodia Stalled Chinese Casino Resort Embodies Silk Road Secrecy Risks

BOTUM SAKOR, Cambodia – The Dara Sakor Seashore Resort seems a long way off the new Silk Road that China is building to connect Asia with Europe. A five-hour drive...

Us House Prices To Rise At Twice The Speed Of Inflation And Pay Reuters Poll

– An acute shortage of affordable homes in the United States will continue over the coming year, according to a majority of property market analysts polled by...

Malaysian Pm Mahathir Says Government Accepted Resignation Of Central Bank Governor

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday he had accepted the resignation of central bank governor Muhammad Ibrahim and would meet...

Volatility May Hit Wall Street As Alphabet Facebook Leave Tech Sector Group

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK – Volatility could well be in the cards for Wall Street again early this fall, but not for the same reason stocks got rattled in February....

Mayweather Back On Top Of Forbes Best Paid List

– American boxer Floyd Mayweather’s blockbuster fight against Conor McGregor has pushed him back to the top of the Forbes list of best paid athletes for the...

Japan Pm Seeks Trumps Assurances Over North Korea In Latest Two-way Chat

TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking to draw on his close ties with President Donald Trump in talks on Thursday, will urge the U.S. leader not to...

Oil Prices Rise Amid Venezuela Export Concerns

SINGAPORE/TOKYO – Global oil prices rose during Asian trade on Wednesday after Venezuela raised the prospect of halting some crude exports, according to people...

Philippines Duterte Says Will Quit If Enough Women Protest His Kiss

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea, and said he will resign if enough women...