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Federer, Serena among entries for Australian Open

Roger Federer and Serena Williams were among the entries announced for the coronavirus-disrupted Australian Open, with tournament director Craig Tiley vowing a "happy Slam" after months of painstaking planning.

PSG lines up Pochettino after sacking Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel was sacked by Paris Saint-Germain just hours after its comprehensive win over Strasbourg as the club lines up Mauricio Pochettino as his replacement.

Happy Fishmas! Thai aquarium gets surprise Santa visit

Visitors to an aquarium in Thailand got a big surprise when Santa Claus swam by, carrying a sack full of food and surrounded by shoals of curious fish.

British boy, 7, finishes ‘mile-a-day’ lockdown runs

A seven-year-old boy has completed a 325-mile (523km) lockdown running challenge that started around the time of the first national lockdown.

US parents in bizarre ‘balloon boy’ hoax granted pardon

Two Colorado parents jailed for falsely claiming their six-year-old son Falcon had floated away in a homemade balloon shaped like a flying saucer have been granted pardons by the western US state's governor.

Multi-population risk scores could improve risk prediction for inflammatory bowel diseases, study finds

Using genetic data from nearly 30,000 people, Mount Sinai researchers have built risk scores from a combination of datasets representing distinct ancestral populations that improve prediction of risk for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including...

Bosnia FM: Sarajevo keen on bolstering trade relations with Tehran

Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bisera Turkovic stressed the need for boosting ties with Iran.

President Rouhani congratulates Pope, world leaders on Christmas, New Year

President Hassan Rouhani wrote separate letters to Pope Francis and other world leaders, congratulating them on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ and the upcoming advent of the New Year.