Archive of 31 July 2019

Stock markets slightly higher as traders wait for Fed

LONDON: European and US stock markets were slightly stronger on Wednesday before a US Federal Reserve interest rate decision, as investors took account of slowing...

Tunisian PM to stand for president

TUNIS: Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will stand in the country's upcoming presidential election, his party announced Wednesday, days after the death of incumbent Beji...

Hundreds protest in Liberia over price hikes, corruption

MONROVIA: Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with Liberian police in Monrovia on Wednesday during a march against corruption and economic mismanagement under former footballer turned president...

Greece name former Dutch international winger Schip as new coach

ATHENS: Former Dutch international winger John van't Schip was on Wednesday named as the new coach of the Greek national team, signing a two-and-a-half year...

Clinical Sri Lanka whitewash ‘negative’ Bangladesh

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka put on a clinical performance with bat and ball to record a 122-run win in the third and final one-day international and...

Australia eager to end Edgbaston hoodoo

BIRMINGHAM: Australia head into the first Test at Edgbaston determined to complete "unfinished business" as they look to end their long record without a win...

Germany nixes US request to join naval mission off Iran

BERLIN: Germany poured cold water Wednesday on a US demand it join a maritime surveillance mission in the Strait of Hormuz, arguing that it wants...

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