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Suspected jihadists kill 40 civilians in northeast Mali

  Bamako, Apr 29 : A governor in Mali says suspected jihadists have killed at least 40 civilians in two attacks near the country’s border with Niger, where attacks have increased in the past year. Menaka Gov. Daouda Maiga said Saturday that gunmen on motorbikes staged the assaults Thursday and Friday. He said Fulani members of Islamic State Greater Sahara ...

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Women’s cricket team leaves for South Africa

Bangladesh national women’s cricket team on Saturday left Dhaka for South Africa to play five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 international matches against the hosts, scheduled to start from May 4 at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. The visitors will start their campaign with a warm-up match against an undecided women’s side at Witrand Oval, Potchefstroom on May 2. Rumana Ahmed, one-day ...

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WC format will be challenging: Tamim

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Saturday said that the format of next year’s ICC World Cup in England and Wales would be challenging for the Tigers. The next World Cup will feature 10 teams and it will be a round robin format where each team will play against each other from where top four finishers will advance into the semi-finals. ...

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Unstoppable Nadal into Barcelona final with 400th clay court win

28th April, 2018 : Rafael Nadal racked up the 400th clay court victory of his career on Saturday as he swept past Belgium’s David Goffin 6-4, 6-0 to reach the Barcelona final and stand just one win from an 11th title in the Spanish city.   World number one Nadal also extended his winning streak on clay to 44 consecutive ...

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Departing Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry

28th April, 2018 : Arsene Wenger says he hopes his farewell match at Old Trafford on Sunday passes off “peacefully” but has admitted he is unsure he will ever be friends with Jose Mourinho. Wenger, 68, made the surprise announcement last week that he will end his 21-year reign at Arsenal when the season is completed. His rivalry with Mourinho often spilled over ...

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Polling station voter ID plans are deeply flawed, say critics

Electoral Reform Society says plans are ‘calculated effort by the government to make voting harder for some citizens’ Plans requiring voters to prove their identity before casting their ballot are deeply flawed, the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) has said. The group said it appeared the plans were a “calculated effort by the government to make voting harder for some citizens”. ...

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Sainsbury’s and Asda in merger talks

Merger talks between British supermarket chains Sainsbury’s and Asda are at an “advanced” stage, Sainsbury’s has confirmed. The two brands are expected to be retained should a merger go ahead. Sainsbury’s and Asda – the UK arm of Walmart – are the second and third largest supermarkets in the UK. The combined group would comprise 2,800 stores and would represent ...

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Dam in Sunamganj’s Tanguar haor repaired

File Photo: Water flow through destroyed part of Nautana embankment on Tanguar Haor on Friday; April 27, 2018 Sunamganj Correspondent : 1,000 hectares of boro crops of 1,500 farmers were saved due to repairing the dam in time Local people and administration officials repaired the Nautana crop protection dam on Saturday morning. The damages of the dam were repaired with ...

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Businessman murdered in Sylhet for Tk 1.5cr

Sylhet Office : A businessman Shahib Uddin of Beanibazar upazilla of the district was murdered to misappropriate one and half crore taka. Shahib Uddin hailed from Itauri village under Barlekha upazila. He was a permanent resident of Supatola village under Beanibazar municipality. Shahib Uddin gave Tk 1.5 crore to Jakir Hossen and others for migration to America with all his ...

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12 killed, 6 injured in road accident in India

NEW DELHI, April 28, 2018 : At least 12 people were killed and six others injured Saturday after a passenger vehicle carrying them rammed into a stationary goods truck in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The accident took place during morning on a highway at Lakhimpur Kheri district, about 129 km north of Lucknow, the capital ...

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