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RIO DE JANEIRO: Michael Phelps blew away the competition in the Olympic pool for the 22nd time but doping reared its ugly head again Friday when Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi was revealed as the first major case of the Rio Games.
President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in U.S. engagement with the island's Communist government after decades of hostility between the former Cold War foes.
U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump hunted for votes in three states on Monday before a crucial round of nominating contests, and dismissed outbreaks of violence at his campaign events as "a little disruption."
At least five people were killed and several injured on Wednesday in a shooting near Pittsburgh, with police and paramedics rushing to the scene, media said.
Republican leaders opposed to Donald Trump becoming the party's U.S. presidential candidate warned on Wednesday that the billionaire businessman could become unstoppable if he wins two crucial nominating contests next week.
KARACHI: The International Space Station (ISS) was visible to the naked eye in the southern parts of Karachi.
Republican front-runner Donald Trump skipped a presidential debate in Iowa on Thursday after a flurry of last-minute negotiations with host Fox News, holding his own rally a few miles away four days before the first nominating contest of the 2016 race.
Iran detained 10 U.S. sailors aboard two U.S. Navy boats in the Gulf on Tuesday in an incident that rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord with Tehran.