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Messi accepts ‘risk’ of possible La Liga return

MADRID – Lionel Messi says he is comfortable with footballers returning to play again as La Liga prepares to restart the season in Spain next month. La Liga president Javier Tebas has circled June 12 as the ideal date for matches to resume. Barcelona sit top of the table, two points ahead of Real Madrid. Players in Spain have started ... Read More »

Climate change and financial risk

By Pierpaolo Grippa, Jochen Schmittmann, and Felix Suntheim WASHINGTON DC, Jan 16 2020 (IPS) – Climate change is already a reality. Ever-more-ferocious cyclones and extended droughts lead to the destruction of infrastructure and the disruption of livelihoods and contribute to mass migration. Read More »

Federer says a star’s legacy isn’t at risk with late decline

Dubai, UAE (AP/UNB) — Roger Federer arrives for his interview at the precise appointed time, steering his white sedan into a parking spot in an industrial area dotted by art galleries about 15 minutes from his luxury apartment in this home-away-from-home. After obliging a selfie request from someone on the street, Federer makes his way up to a second-story loft ... Read More »

3 killed in Thakurgaon road crash

A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left three people dead and 30 others injured  today morning. The deceased were identified as Babul, 28, a minibus driver Abul Kalam Azad, 50, son of Abdul Majid and Quamruzzaman of Sadar upazila. The accident took place at Salandar Bhutpara in the upazila around 10am. A Panchagarh-bound bus hit the Thakurgaon-bound ... Read More »

Weather change increases health risk to children

Health Desk Sudden change in weather pattern, burning sun, excessive sweating and dehydration are increasing health risks to children. As children are very vulnerable to weather change, a little fluctuation in temperature can cause several problems in their system leading to cough, fever, dehydration and diarrhoea. “Most of the children are suffering from fever as they are very sensitive to ... Read More »

Alpine glaciers risk 90-percent melt by 2100

Unchecked greenhouse gas emissions could see more than 90 percent of glaciers in the Alps disappear by the end of the century, scientists said Tuesday in new research. There are more than 4,000 glaciers — vast, ancient reserves of ice — dotted throughout the Alps, providing seasonal water to millions and forming some of Europe’s most stunning landscapes. But as ... Read More »