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Cricket Australia offers new deal to resolve pay dispute

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia Friday revised its offer to players in a bid to resolve a bitter pay dispute that threatens to disrupt upcoming tours. The governing body said it has offered a number of concessions, including a greater share of surpluses for both international and domestic players. The offer, outlined in a letter from CA executive general manager Kevin Roberts to Australian Cricketers' Association chief Alistair Nicholson, comes just a week before the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) expires on June…

Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute and sign new deal

HELSINKI:┬áNokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent license agreement and also signed a business deal with the US giant, surprising investors who had expected the dispute to drag on. The companies said on Tuesday that Nokia would receive an upfront cash payment and additional revenues from Apple starting from the current quarter, without giving details. Analysts said the revenue was likely to be far higher than a previous deal. Nokia shares, which fell in December when the patent dispute was…

Syrian rebels, government say new deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation

ALEPPO: A new deal has been reached to complete the evacuation of rebel-held areas of Syria's east Aleppo which ground to a halt on Friday over demands from pro-government forces that people also be moved out of two villages besieged by rebels. Syrian rebel official al-Farouk Abu Bakr, speaking from Aleppo to news channel al-Arabiya al-Hadath on Saturday, said the deal comprised an evacuation from the two Shi'ite villages besieged by insurgents, the evacuation of wounded people from two towns besieged by pro-government…