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  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    Associated Press - 6 minutes ago
    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) โ€” Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by a national referendum, prompting crowds on the streets of Dublin to erupt in joy and cheers last week. …

  • Malik hits hundred as Pakistan post 375-3 against Zimbabwe

    Malik hits hundred as Pakistan post 375-3 against Zimbabwe

    AFP News - 6 minutes ago
    Malik hits hundred as Pakistan post 375-3 against Zimbabwe

    Shoaib Malik capped his one-day return with a brilliant century to help Pakistan post their highest total against Zimbabwe of 375-3 in the first day-night international in Lahore on Tuesday. Malik, playing his first ODI after two years, notched a 76-ball 112 with 12 fours and two sixes after Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat on a flat Gaddafi Stadium pitch. Malik built on a confident 170-run opening stand between Mohammad Hafeez (86) and skipper Azhar Ali (79) as Pakistan improved on …

  • Alberto Contador shows off climbing skills on Mortirolo

    Alberto Contador shows off climbing skills on Mortirolo

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Alberto Contador shows off climbing skills on Mortirolo

    APRICA, Italy (AP) โ€” Alberto Contador put on a demonstration of his climbing skills on the steep Mortirolo pass and extended his lead in the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday. …

  • Oops! Sweden gets the clap, in translation snafu

    Oops! Sweden gets the clap, in translation snafu

    AFP News - 10 minutes ago
    Oops! Sweden gets the clap, in translation snafu

    A promotional video for the Swedish women's football team has triggered giggles and smirks after its slogan translated into English was revealed Tuesday as "Clap for Sweden". The clap is slang in English for the venereal disease gonorrhea. "This kind of thing happens, we have chosen to smile a little at the translation and instead rejoice over the fact that it has given the national squad so much attention," the Swedish Football Federation's spokesman Niklas Bodell told news agency TT. …

  • Malik century helps Pakistan to 375-3 in 1st ODI vs Zimbabwe

    Malik century helps Pakistan to 375-3 in 1st ODI vs Zimbabwe

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Malik century helps Pakistan to 375-3 in 1st ODI vs Zimbabwe

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) โ€” Shoaib Malik made an impressive return to limited-overs cricket with a blistering century on Tuesday, propelling Pakistan to 375-3 in the first one-day international against Zimbabwe. …