Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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SOUTH ASIA

‘Taiwan is Taiwan’: China name dispute moves from birds to climate change

TAIPEI: The dispute over international organisations referring to Taiwan as Chinese has moved from wild bird conservation to climate change, after a global alliance of mayors began listing Taiwanese cities as belonging to China on its website. China has ramped up pressure on international groups and companies to refer to democratic, self-ruled Taiwan as being […]

At least 10 dead, up to 25 feared trapped in India building collapse

At least 10 people were killed and up to 25 were feared trapped after a three-storey residential building collapsed before dawn on Monday in western India, officials said. The accident in the city of Bhiwandi, which neighbours India’s financial capital Mumbai, occurred around 3:40am, local authorities said. “Ten people have died, we have rescued 11 […]

SPORTS

Ramos penalty seals Real Madrid victory over Betis

MADRID: Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty as Real Madrid came from behind to scrape a 3-2 win against 10-man Real Betis, their first La Liga victory of the season. Betis were ahead at half-time after two goals in two minutes from Aissa Mandi and William Carvalho overturned Fede Valverde’s opener for the reigning champions. […]

Stars lament as cold and rain spark French Open revolt

PARIS: Roland Garros got underway in the ‘ridiculous’ chill and damp of Paris on Sunday with former world number one Victoria Azarenka walking off court, complaining that it was ‘too cold’ to play. The French Open, which was pushed back from its traditional May-June slot due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, began in steady drizzle […]

Handball row as Newcastle earn late point at Spurs

LONDON: Another controversial handball decision gave Newcastle United a stoppage-time equaliser by Callum Wilson from the penalty spot and a 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday. Spurs had led through a 25th-minute Lucas Moura goal and Newcastle had not managed a shot on target but deep into stoppage time Newcastle’s […]

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