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Atletico face Juve test

UEFA Champions League

Atletico face Juve test

Last season's beaten finalists Atletico Madrid host Serie A leaders Juventus in a high octane Group A battle in the Spanish capital while Arsenal need a win at home to Galatasaray to kickstart their season. ATLETICO MADRID V JUVENTUS The match of the round sees the Italian Champions Juventus visit the Spanish Champions Atletico Madrid. Last season's runners-up Atletico suffered a shock 3-2 defeat by Olympiakos in their opening match, and since losing striker Diego Costa to Chelsea have been heavily reliant on set pieces for goals. "A set piece...

Campaign Against Isis In Syria, Iraq

Air strikes widen, intensify

Air strikes widen, intensify

The US-led coalition widened its air strikes against the so called Islamic State group in Syria yesterday as British warplanes took off for anti-jihadist missions over neighbouring Iraq. The targets in Syria were said to include ISIS fighters around the besieged Kurdish town of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobane, which the militants have...

Militant Targets In Syria, Iraq

US strikes on as UK weighs action

US warplanes launched new air strikes against jihadists in Syria and Iraq yesterday as Britain considered joining the military campaign against ISIS. American planes destroyed four tanks operated by militants in Syria as well as several vehicles and jihadist positions in neighbouring Iraq, the Pentagon said. The coalition also bombed oil facilities in east and northeast Syria where ISIS jihadists extract crude for sale on the black market, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group. In recent...

17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

Hockey humiliation

The Bangladesh hockey team endured a terrible start to their Asian Games campaign when they suffered a 0-8 defeat to Japan in the Pool A opener at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, Korea yesterday. It was Bangladesh's second biggest defeat, after last year's 0-9 defeat against South Korea in the Asia Cup, since Pakistani coach Naveed Alam took charge 13 months ago.  Prior to the match, Naveed had promised that Bangladesh would perform admirably against Japan, who are 17 places...

Campaign continues

Campaign continues

The local administration in Chittagong, some businesspeople and public representatives have apparently launched a campaign against the Korean Export Processing Zone to create grounds for the government to take back the land allocated for the KEPZ. They are accusing KEPZ officials of not allowing villagers to bury the dead in graveyards and use its...

United Kingdom remains united

United Kingdom remains united

Scots yesterday rejected independence in a referendum that left the centuries-old United Kingdom intact but headed for a major shake-up that will give more autonomy to both Scotland and England. Queen Elizabeth II called for "mutual respect" among Scots following a highly divisive campaign. The queen appealed for Scots on both sides to set...

Star's SAFE FOOD, SAFE LIFE

Why this campaign?

 Our "Safe food, Safe life" campaign series, the first instalment of which was published yesterday, appears to have touched the hearts and minds of the  general public as evidenced by the enormous response it has generated. We have been overwhelmed by words and messages of support. What we had reported was not unknown to them. But what struck the readers was the widespread nature of the malaise and the apparent inaction of those in charge. A few of our readers...

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Star's SAFE FOOD, SAFE LIFE

Why this campaign?

 Our "Safe food, Safe life" campaign series, the first instalment of which was published yesterday, appears to have touched the hearts and minds of the  general public as evidenced by the enormous response it has generated. We have been overwhelmed by words and messages of support. What we had reported was not unknown to them. But what struck the readers was the widespread nature of the malaise and the apparent inaction of those in charge. A few of our readers...

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

At least 60 Palestinians are said to have been killed after Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza and warned of a long conflict ahead. Gaza's only power plant caught fire as Israel carried out 60 air strikes, targeting sites associated with Hamas, the Islamist group which controls Gaza. UN staff members are said to be...

Stones thrown at Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal faced a barrage of stones and brickbats thrown at him by over a dozen youth shouting "Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi" slogans near the Banaras Hindu University campus on Thursday evening, police and eyewitnesses said. One unidentified youth was arrested. Kejriwal was on his door-to-door campaign when the attack took place while he was at the famous Keshav Paan shop at Lanka around 8:00pm. Keshav Chaurasia, the owner of the paan shop, has been...

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