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US Election 2016: Donald Trump names foreign policy advisers

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has revealed the first members of his foreign policy team. The advisers include academics and former military officers with expertise on the Middle East and energy issues. Mr Trump told the Washington Post that he would name more advisers in the coming days. Several of his advisers have served as experts for other Republican presidential ...

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Jakarta taxi drivers protest against Uber and Grab

Thousands of Indonesian taxi drivers have brought parts of the capital, Jakarta, to a standstill in a protest against transport apps. The drivers say ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Grab have made it impossible for them to earn a living in the heavily congested city. Some protesters were seen attacking vehicles and threatening others drivers not taking part in ...

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BCB serves petition against ICC decision

We have officially served a petition to the ICC regarding its decision against Taskin Ahmed. We have submitted the necessary papers, our observations and have mentioned our stance against ICC’s report. We have asked the ICC to review its decision Bangladesh Cricket Board has served a petition against the International Cricket Council’s decision of suspending fast bowler Taskin Ahmed. BCB ...

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England beat S Africa in record WC run chase

Joe Root scored 83 as England sensationally chased down a target of 230 to stun South Africa by two wickets in the World Twenty20 in Mumbai yesterday, reports AFP. The classy batsman hit six fours and four sixes in his 44-ball knock as England finished on 230-8 with two balls to spare after South Africa made 229-4. It was England’s ...

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World T20: India women look to bounce back in must-win tie vs England

Unlucky to have lost the previous tie against Pakistan by just two runs via Duckworth/Lewis method, the Indian women’s cricket team need a win to stay alive in the tournament when they take on a strong England side at the ICC World T20 in Dharamsala on Tuesday. A defeat would virtually throw the home team out of the competition and ...

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Mustafizur wins Best Debutant at ESPNcricinfo Awards

Bangladesh’s left-arm pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman has bagged the Best Debutant award at this year’s Maruti Suzuki ESPNcricinfo Awards, announced on Monday. The Best Debutant category is the only one voted on by ESPNcricinfo’s users, in addition to the jury, that this year included Ian Chappell, Mahela Jayawardene, Jeff Dujon, Courtney Walsh, John Wright, Mark Butcher and Mark Nicholas, ...

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Tamim in seventh heaven

Tamim Iqbal continued sending the Bangladesh fans in delirium as he was batting with great composure and steely resolve. The latest feat came against ICC associates Oman when he smashed a 63 ball-103 not out, an innings that etched his name permanently to the folklore of Bangladesh cricket. It was the first century by any Bangladesh batsman in the shortest ...

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Serena Williams slams Indian Wells boss for sexist remark

World number one Serena Williams ripped “offensive” remarks by Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore, who claimed women’s tennis was riding on the coattails of the men’s game. “If I was a lady player, I’d go down every night on my knees and thank God that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal were born, because they have carried this sport,” Moore, ...

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Voting in UP polls ends in Sylhet Sadar

Polling in 8 Union Parishads (UPs) in Sylhet districts of the country ended at 4pm on Tuesday amid various irregularities and sporadic violence that left around 30 people injured. The voting in the first phase of the UP election began at 8am and continued till 4pm without any break. Violence and anomalies were reported in Akhaliya,Tokerbazar,  Moglogawn, Khadimnagar Unions. Dozens ...

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BGB recover seven detonators in Sylhet

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel recovered seven detonators (bomb making device) from Kanaighat border point of Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet district on Monday evening. BGB sources said a patrol team led by Habildar Montu Miah of Suraighat BOP under BGB 41 battalion searched a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in the evening and recovered the devices packed with cloths from a bag, according ...

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