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South Africa wins by 9 wickets, dents Sri Lanka’s Cup hopes

Photo: South Africa’s captain Faf du Plessis, right, plays a shot as Sri Lanka’s wicketkeeper Kusal Perera watches on during the Cricket World Cup match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street, England, Friday, June 28, 2019. Durham, Jun 28 : A Cricket World Cup semifinal spot seems a long way off for a Sri ...

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Property firm fined for failing to comply with scheme to protect tenants

  A property management company has been fined £3,000 after failing to join a Government-approved redress scheme for tenants, leaseholders and landlords, after an intervention by Tower Hamlets Council’s trading standards team. Following a hearing at the Upper Tribunal, G Crawford Management Ltd of Westferry Road on the Isle of Dogs was found to be in breach of legal requirements ...

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Ignorance, ego and dismissive became norm (food and health) 

  Fatema Miah: In some communities, ie the Bangali/Pakistani People are ignorant vast majority, ego is a devil  red heated up with horn killing people from within and they destroying each other, and dismissive nature has become a norm. These are the damaging aspects in  nature destroying humanity and has been. Tried to avoid, I ignored. I have been trying ...

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Create new world based on social feeling: Dr Yunus tells global audience

‘More money, more happiness – it’s a very wrong way of looking at happiness’ Photo: Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus speaks at the opening ceremony of the two-day 9th Social Business Day at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre on Friday, June 28, 2019. Bangkok, June 28 : Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus here on Friday shared his thoughts ...

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Challenge for Sri Lanka; SA chasing 204 to win

Photo: South Africa’s bowler Chris Morris, far right, celebrates with teammates after bowling Sri Lanka’s batsman Angelo Mathews, far left, for 30 runs during the Cricket World Cup match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street, England, Friday, June 28, 2019. London, June 28 : A semifinal spot seems a long way off for a ...

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UN: Average of nearly 1 migrant child death daily since 2014

Photo: A Mexican migration agent, left, checks passengers’ documents at an immigration checkpoint in Arriaga, on Mexico’s southern border, Sunday, June 23, 2019. Geneva, June 28 : Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the U.S.-Mexico border, ...

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Six countries invited to invest in Bangladesh

The newly-appointed Ambassador and High Commissioners of the six countries jointly met Dr Momen at his Parliament office on Thursday. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, June 28 : Bangladesh has urged Mali, Namibia, Cyprus, Belarus, Portugal and Iceland to invest in Bangladesh. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen informed the envoys of these countries about the positive atmosphere for investment in Bangladesh ...

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Theresa May: Salisbury poisoning suspects must face justice

The suspects in the Salisbury Novichok attack should be “brought to justice” and Russia must stop its “destabilising activities”, Theresa May has said. The PM spoke to the BBC before she met Russia’s President Putin at the G20 summit for one-to-one talks on Friday. The UK believes two officers from Russia’s military intelligence service, the GRU, were behind the poisoning ...

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Brazil beat Paraguay on penalties to reach Copa America semi-finals

Gabriel Jesus scored the winning spot-kick in a tense penalty shoot-out as Brazil exorcized their demons to beat Paraguay on Thursday and reach the Copa America semi-finals. Twice before in 2011 and 2015 Paraguay had beaten Brazil at this same stage on penalties at the South American extravaganza. Willian came closest to scoring in normal time for Brazil when he ...

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