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Resurgent Taliban threaten to overrun another Afghan city

GHAZNI: Fighting flared in eastern Afghanistan Monday as Taliban insurgents threatened to storm another provincial capital, two weeks after their lightning capture of northern Kunduz city which marked their biggest military victory in 14 years.

Resurgent Djokovic eyes return to top of rankings

PARIS: Novak Djokovic has the world number one ranking in his sights once again after clinching his third successive title with a 7-5 7-5 win over David Ferrer in the Paris Masters final on Sunday. The Serb, who must retain his ATP World Tour Finals crown and win the Davis Cup to knock Spaniard Rafa Nadal off the top of the rankings, did not win a single title between the Monte Carlo Masters in April and last month's China Open. "I'm in a good spot at this moment. I enjoy tennis. I enjoy competing," he told reporters. "I…