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23 April 2018 1:10 PM India tennis star Mirza announces pregnancy

New Delhi - Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced that she is pregnant, but did not say if this meant the end of her injury-prone career. Mirza and her husband, former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik, posted a picture on their Twitter accounts of a baby vest and a feeding bottle between two T-shirts bearing their 50

21 April 2018 1:54 PM Nadal beats Dimitrov to reach 12th Monte Carlo final

Monte Carlo - World number one Rafael Nadal swept aside Grigor Dimitrov to ease into his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-4, 6-1 victory on Saturday. The 31-year-old, who needs to win an 11th Monaco title to retain the number one ranking ahead of Roger Federer, will face either Kei Nishikori or Alexander Zverev in Sunday's final. Nadal came through 63

19 April 2018 4:01 PM Ethiopia prime minister names new cabinet

Ethiopian new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reshuffled his cabinet on Thursday in a bid to stem growing discontent with the long-ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition. Abiy, 42, is the first prime minister to come from Ethiopia's largest ethnic group the Oromo, who spearheaded more than two years of unprecedented protests 97

19 April 2018 10:06 AM Nadal doesn't see himself skipping tournaments like Federer

Monaco - For now, Rafael Nadal doesn't see himself skipping any major tournaments the way Roger Federer has been sitting out the French Open. The veterans are back at the top of world tennis, with Nadal needing to win the Monte Carlo Masters this week to avoid losing his top ranking once again to Federer in their seemingly eternal battle for tennis supremacy 70

14 April 2018 5:08 AM DA over election of second deputy federal council chair

A new row has hit the Democratic Alliance – this time it relates to the election of Natasha Mazzone as the second deputy chairperson of the party's federal council. The party has announced that Mazzone would take up the post on Friday, under long-serving federal council chairperson James Selfe. But DA MPL in Gauteng Khume Ramulifho has accused the party 42

13 April 2018 6:36 PM Nadal faces possible Djokovic clash in Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo - World No 1 and defending champion Rafael Nadal could face old rival Novak Djokovic in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals next week after Friday's draw. The top-seeded Spaniard, who claimed his 10th Monte Carlo title last year, has a bye for the first round and will open his tour claycourt season against either Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene 76

29 March 2018 11:01 AM Pentagon confirms Qaeda higher-up killed in Libya strike

A senior Al-Qaeda operative and another jihadist were killed in a US air strike in Libya, the Pentagon confirmed on Wednesday. The March 24 strike near Ubari in southern Libya killed "two Al-Qaeda terrorists, including Musa Abu Dawud, a high-ranking Al-Qaeda in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) official," the US military's Africa Command said in a statement 71

26 March 2018 1:31 PM Durban bests Cape Town and Johannesburg to top SA quality of life ranking

Cape Town - The results of the 20th annual Mercer Quality of Living Survey have been released and while the top 10 cities remain largely unchanged, South Africans may be surprised to see where South African cities rank on the list. Topping the list in Africa is Port Louis in Mauritius coming in at number 83 on the list. In South Africa, Durban tops the list at number 64

25 March 2018 9:50 AM Federer won't play clay court season, skips French Open

Miami - Roger Federer won't go for a 21st Grand Slam title at the French Open, with the 36-year-old Swiss great saying on Saturday he'll skip the clay-court season. Federer confirmed the plan after falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round of the Miami Masters. "I decided not to play the clay season 61

10 March 2018 6:47 AM Halep advances to third round at Indian Wells

Indian Wells - World No 1 Simona Halep roared into the third round of the Indian Wells WTA tournament, overpowering Kristyna Pliskova 6-4, 6-4 on Friday. The 26-year-old Romanian will meet the winner of a match between American wildcard Caroline Dolehide and Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia. "I was ready to play. I was ready to work and ready to fight 56