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Archer “over” racism shock as England regroup for 2nd Test

HAMILTON, New Zealand (BSS/AFP) – England paceman Jofra Archer said Wednesday he had “moved on” after being racially abused by a spectator in New Zealand and was ready to help the tourists bounce back from a heavy first Test defeat. Archer said his focus was on the second Test in Hamilton beginning Friday, not the racial taunts thrown at him ... Read More »

BD Women’s concede 0-3 defeat against Nepal in opener

Dhaka – Bangladesh Women’s Volleyball team made a frustrating start in the 13th South Asian (SA) Games after conceding straight 0-3 sets defeat against hosts Nepal in the opening match at NSC Tripureshwor Covered Hall in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Both the men’s and women’s volleyball competitions of the seven-nation South Asian Games began on Wednesday (Nov 27), four days ahead ... Read More »

SAARC Chess: Five players sharing top slot after 3rd round

Dhaka – Five players are sharing the top slot in the Open Section of the 1st SAARC Chess (Open & Women’s) Championships-2019 securing full three points after the 3rd round matches held at FARS Hotel & Resort in the capital on Wednesday. They are: GM Enamul Hossain Razib, IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh of India, IM Prantik Roy of India, IM ... Read More »

Yazidi still hears brothers before IS kills them in Iraq

DHAKA, NOVEMBER 27, 2019 – A survivor of the mass slaughter of the Yazidi minority in Iraq five years ago told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that he still hears his brothers and nephews calling his name before they were killed by Islamic State extremists — and he hears the screams of his wife and three daughters when the ... Read More »

World temp. to be over 3-degree, even if climate pledges met

26 November 2019, Climate Change – Even if countries meet commitments made under the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world is heading for a 3.2 degrees Celsius global temperature rise over pre-industrial levels, leading to even wider-ranging and more destructive climate impacts, warns a report from the UN Environment Programme, released on Tuesday. Read More »