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United paired with Liverpool

United paired with Liverpool

Long-time rivals Manchester United and Liverpool have been drawn to play each other at Old Trafford in the third round of the Capital One Cup. The Premier League giants were the first clubs out in the draw and the match could mark Liverpool forward Luis Suarez’s return to action after a 10-match ban. The 26-year-old [&hellip

Tottenham may fine Bale

Tottenham may fine Bale

Tottenham may fine Real Madrid target Gareth Bale after he failed to show up to training for a second day, manager Andre Villas-Boas has said. Spanish giants Real have made a world record £86m bid for the forward. Bale, 24, was due back at training on Tuesday after a break in Marbella. “He is involved [&hellip

A travel pass in form of a ring

A travel pass in form of a ring

Two students in the US have developed a wearable device that could spell the demise of the bus or train pass. The Sesame Ring is a 3D-printed ring that can be loaded with money and then placed on a scanner to allow the traveller to pass through the turnstile. It was created by engineering and [&hellip

Top Indian militant leader arrested

Top Indian militant leader arrested

Police in India have arrested Yasin Bhatkal, the head of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) militant group, which has been blamed for a string of recent attacks, officials say. The group is thought to be behind deadly blasts in the cities of Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi. Mr Bhatkal, a co-founder of the home-grown group, is [&hellip

US fire officials: Rim Fire 23% contained

US fire officials: Rim Fire 23% contained

The California wildfire burning at the edge of Yosemite National Park is around 23 percent contained, according to US fire officials, but media reports that the wildfire is heading deeper into Yosemite. The US Forest Service said Wednesday that the so-called Rim Fire has consumed 301 square miles but it would be fully contained in [&hellip

Poland says won’t intervene in Syria

Poland says won’t intervene in Syria

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk has rejected the possibility of Warsaw’s participation in a military strike on Syria. The Polish prime minister said on Wednesday that Warsaw “does not plan to participate in any kind of intervention in Syria.” He further said that currently no one in the world, including himself, “has the solution ready” [&hellip

Two dozen die in Mali flash floods

Two dozen die in Mali flash floods

Flash floods triggered by torrential rains have claimed the lives of two dozen people in Mali’s riverside capital, Bamako. “The heavy rains led to flooding… These floods caused 24 deaths,” said Minister of Internal Security and Civilian Protection Tiefing Konate in a statement on Wednesday. The incident took place when the flooding washed away homes [&hellip

Injury-hit Yanga meet in-form Coastal Union

Injury-hit Yanga meet in-form Coastal Union

The second round of the Mainland soccer league gets underway as injury-hit holders Young Africans host visiting Coastal Union at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam today. Six other matches are also lined up in the premiership midweek fixtures for today. The Yanga-Caostal clash is expected to pull huge crowd as fans would like [&hellip

Global leaders urged to address food insecurity

Global leaders urged to address food insecurity

Donald Floyd World leaders and other stakeholders have been urged to think of a proper mechanism to counteract the growing global food insecurity. Speaking yesterday in Dar es Salaam, during the 4H African Institute Conference, President and Chief Executive Officer of 4H Donald Floyd, said approximately 60 per cent of the total arable land in [&hellip

Check-points banned from collecting forest fines

Check-points banned from collecting forest fines

Valentine Msusa Check-Points and other similar posts will from next month not collect any revenue from transporters of forestry products, specifically charcoal, it has been announced. Valentine Msusa,the Natural Resources and Tourism Ministry Director of Planning and Resource Utilization (DPRU) announced in Dar es Salaam yesterday that as of September 01 this year, all activities [&hellip