Thursday, February 20, 2020
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SOUTH ASIA

Gunman opens fire at Dehli student protest against India’s citizenship law; 1 wounded

An unidentified man fired at a protest against India’s new citizenship law near a university in Delhi on Thursday, wounding one person, witnesses said, the first such incident in the capital city during more than a month of demonstrations. Witnesses said the man holding a gun shouted slogans against the protesters near Jamia Millia Islamia […]

Taliban kill 29 Afghan security personnel in renewed clashes

KABUL: At least 29 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in Taliban attacks that followed air and ground assaults by government forces on the Islamist group at the weekend. The surge in hostilities signals deadlock at stop-start peace talks involving US and Taliban negotiators in Doha. The Defence Ministry said on Sunday […]

SPORTS

Federer fined for swearing

MELBOURNE: Roger Federer was fined $3,000 for using an audible obscenity during his Australian Open quarter-final victory over American Tennys Sandgren, tournament organisers said on Wednesday. The Swiss was handed a code violation for swearing in the third set of Tuesday’s match after the lineswoman reported Federer to Serbian chair umpire Marijana Veljovic. Federer clarified […]

Thiem tops Nadal in four-setter to reach Australian Open semis

MELBOURNE: Dominic Thiem ended six years of Grand Slam frustration against Rafa Nadal on Wednesday with a seismic 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) upset that booked his maiden Australian Open semi-final and rocked the old guard of men’s tennis. After pulling off a nerve-shredding win that quashed doubts about his prowess on hardcourts, […]

Archer to miss South Africa T20 series

LONDON: England fast bowler Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the three-match Twenty20 International series against South Africa starting next month with an elbow injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. Sussex quick Archer headed back to Britain on Tuesday in a bid to regain full fitness after a sore right […]

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