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Modric scores 1, sets up another as Croatia tops Nigeria 2-0

Kaliningrad, Jun 17 : Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack. The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team’s 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup. Modric sent in a corner that was headed by two teammates and then deflected into the net by Nigeria ...

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Sri Lanka deny ball-tampering vs West Indies in 2nd test

Gros Islet, Jun 17 : Resuming the second test under protest, Sri Lanka strongly denied it tampered with the ball on a third day in which it finished trailing the West Indies by 13 runs on Saturday. Sri Lanka was charged with altering the condition of the ball by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, who reviewed video of the ...

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Ranbir Kapoor is a brat: Karishma Tanna

Actress Karishma Tanna, who is gearing up for the release of her second Hindi film “Sanju”, says her co-star Ranbir Kapoor is amazing to work with and is a complete brat.   Asked how would she describe Ranbir, Karishma told IANS here: “He is amazing, a thorough professional and a brat. He’s a lot of fun on the set. He ...

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Female ‘drug trader’ found dead in M’singh

Rehena Akhtar. Photo: Collected Mymensingh, July 17 : Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a listed woman ‘drug trader’ from Gandhropa area in the sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Rehena Akhtar, 35, wife of late Azizul Islam of Sankipara area in the town. Kotwali Model Police Station Office-in-charge (OC) Mahmudul Islam said Rehena might have been killed in a clash between two parties over ...

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Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

Kabul, Jun 17 : The death toll from a suicide bombing against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire in Afghanistan has risen to 36, an official said Sunday. Najibullah Kamawal, director of the health department in the eastern Nangarhar province, said another 65 people were wounded in Saturday’s attack. The bomber targeted a gathering of fighters who ...

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Violence kills 8 in Nicaragua, casting pall over peace talks

Managua, Jun 17 : Armed assailants set fire to a house and gunfire erupted at a street barricade in Nicaragua’s capital on Saturday, leaving at least eight people dead and casting a pall over talks aimed at ending weeks of unrest. The violence raised tensions as representatives from civil society groups and President Daniel Ortega’s government met for the second ...

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1st boat of Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain

Valencia, Jun 17 : The first Italian government ship accompanying the migrant aid vessel Aquarius with 630 people aboard on Sunday docked at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong perilous crossing of the Mediterranean. Medical staff boarded the Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo after it arrived just before 7 a.m. It will be followed by the Aquarius and ...

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17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

Barbara Barca, center, a survivor of the stampede at a crowded nightclub, is hugged by relatives as they leave police headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Caracas, Jun 17 : Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela’s capital Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds ...

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Car bomb kills 26 during Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants elsewhere in the country celebrated an unprecedented ceasefire.   Dozens of unarmed Taliban militants had earlier entered the Afghan capital and other cities to celebrate, coinciding with the ...

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Flood situation worsens in Moulvibazar; 3 lakh marooned

Moulvibazar, June 16 : The flood situation in five upazilas of the district worsened further on Saturday with water inundating new areas, leaving around 3 lakh people of several hundred villages marooned. Locals said water entered new areas in Rajnagar, Kulaura, Kamalganj, Sadar and Sreemangal upazilas as the flood control dams along the Manu and Dhalai rivers collapsed in at ...

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