October 17, 2019

Injured Djokovic quits US Open clash with Wawrinka

NEW YORK: The top-ranked defending champion, Novak Djokovic, retired with a shoulder injury after losing the first two sets of the US Open last Sunday’s 16 game against Stan Wawrinka. “It’s never the way you want to end a game. I’m sorry for Novak. He’s an amazing champion,” said Wawrinka. Djokovic, who won four of […]

Serena ´fine´ after ankle scare at US Open

NEW YORK: Serena Williams believes she avoided any serious injury after spraining her ankle on Sunday in a straight set victory over Petra Martic who sent her to the quarterfinals of the US Open. The 37-year-old American, who was looking for her 24th Grand Slam title in her career to match Margaret Court’s historic record, […]

Dark comic: Bill Hader on ´Barry´ and ´It 2´

LOS ANGELES: For one of the funniest men in the United States, Bill Hader is definitely attracted to the dark. Critics agree that the former student of “Saturday Night Live” steals the show in the blockbuster horror hit “It: Chapter 2”, this Friday, while his acclaimed HBO comedy “Barry” is destined to win several Emmy […]

Confusion clouds China’s social credit system

The incipient initiative has generated fears that the authoritarian state is tightening its control over an already highly monitored public, ensuring that only those who strictly adhere to the values ​​of the Communist Party can prosper. The scheme, which the State Council of China wants to implement throughout the country by 2020, aims to evaluate […]

Pakistan weather forecast: Monday 02-09-19

The low season is over Balochistan and its adjacent areas. Monsoon currents are penetrating the center and south of the country. Weather forecast for Monday: A mostly warm and humid climate is expected in most of the country. However, rain / windstorm is expected in isolated places in Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, Sukkur, Karachi, Larkana, Hyderabad, […]

Johnny Depp’s Dior Sauvage advert pulled over ‘racial insensitivity’

According to reports, Johnny Depp’s latest announcement for the Dior Sauvage colony has been withdrawn by the brand after receiving a violent reaction for being “racially insensitive.” The short film, which appeared on social media accounts, was criticized for its use of Native American culture. The video was part of a campaign for Sauvage, which […]

Federer crushes Goffin to reach US Open quarter-finals

NEW YORK: Roger Federer advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open for the thirteenth time in his last 15 attempts on Sunday by defeating the 15th seed Belgian David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0. The 38-year-old Swiss seeded, trying to stretch his men’s Grand Slam title to 21, took only 79 minutes to reserve a […]

India defends Assam citizenship move after UN criticism

Guwahati: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India again defended a controversial citizenship registry in northeast Assam following criticism by the United Nations, saying that the nearly two million people excluded from the list would not be “stateless.” The National Citizens Registry (NRC) was prepared by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of India, which […]

UK PM Boris Johnson threatens Brexit purge in pivotal week

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes on Monday in a crucial week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge lawmakers from the ruling party trying to block a divorce without agreement with the EU. The warning came when the great conservatives of the conservative rulers, such as former finance minister Philip Hammond, […]