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  • Sylhet Chhatra League murder

    Pvt university student killed by muggers in Dhaka

    A student of Daffodil International University (DIU) is stabbed to death by muggers at Tikatuli in Dhaka

  • 6 electrocuted in Narsingdi

    Six people have died from electrocution and another sustained injuries in a filling station at Raipura upazila of Narsingdi district.

  • 4 killed in Brahmanbaria roof collapse

    Four workers have been killed and six others injured as the roof of an under-construction petrol pump collapsed in Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria.

  • Death toll from Sierra Leone floods passes 400: Red Cross

    More than 400 people have died in mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone with 600 people still missing in the stricken capital, the Red Cross says, as Britain promised £5 million in fresh aid.

  • 4 to walk gallows for killing Dohar elderly woman

    A Dhaka court awards death penalty to four people for murdering an elderly woman to steal her gold ornaments in Dohar upazila in 2008.

  • China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

    China lashes out at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave the country and faced pressure to set the democracy champion's widow free.

  • Eminent art critic Fayza Haq no more

    Eminent art critic, journalist and teacher Fayza Haq passes away.

  • Man killed over IPL betting

    A man, who received injuries on the chest during an attack by a local youth over betting on a cricket match on Tuesday, died at the Rangpur Medical College Hospital yesterday.

  • [WATCH] Lucky Akhand’s last performance

    Resting his frail body on a wheelchair, Lucky Akhand sings his hit, “Agey Jodi Jantam” at a programme.

  • HK marathon runner dies after collapse

    A 52-year-old woman runner who took part in the Hong Kong marathon died Monday, a day after collapsing on the finish line of the 10-kilometre race.

  • Brazil invite Colombia to play in Chape charity match

    Brazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.

  • Crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia

    Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team en route to a cup final in Colombia.

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    Malaysia will not abandon tournament over Myanmar Rohingya crackdown

    Malaysia decided on Friday to carry on with a regional soccer tournament co-hosted by Myanmar, days after a Malaysian minister said it was considering pulling out in protest against Myanmar's bloody crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims.

  • Costa Rica defender Badilla dies during run

    Former Costa Rica international Gabriel Badilla has died aged 32, the Costa Rica Star reported on Sunday, the newspaper saying the defender collapsed near the finish of a 10km race in Santa Ana.

  • Sporting deaths that sparked safety re-thinks

    Batsman Phillip Hughes died after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer during an Australian domestic match in 2014, stunning the sporting world.

  • Angered family walks out on final day of Hughes inquest

    The family of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes walked out of an inquest into his death after a submission from the lawyer for Cricket Australia that the coroner should not rule on claims the batsman been subject to threatening language.

  • Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

    Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

  • Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

    Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and propelled the game into the mainstream, dies at the age of 87.

  • Ashraful loses his father

    Former Bangladesh international cricketer Mohammad Ashraful’s father Abdul Matin passes away last night at the Apollo Hospital, Dhaka.

  • 'Pakistan never found another Hanif'

    The cricket world paid tributes to Pakistan legend Hanif Mohammad, who died aged 81 in Karachi.

  • 'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

    A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

  • Train rams car in Jessore, 3 killed

    A train has rammed a private car on a level crossing in Jessore Sadar upazila leaving three people dead and one other injured.

  • Second N Ireland fan dies

    A Northern Ireland supporter suffers a suspected heart attack and dies while watching his country beat Ukraine at Euro 2016 on Thursday, police said.

  • Tragedy hits Nigeria again

    Tragedy has hit Nigeria football again as former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu died just days after another national team coach Stephen Keshi passed away.

  • Muhammad Ali to be laid to rest

    Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.

  • Biometric driver data adds to safety

    Formula One is planning to add more cockpit cameras and gather biometric data from drivers, possibly as early as this season, to provide a better understanding of accidents and improve safety.

  • 'Like punching a mountain'

    Former Indian amateur boxer Haroon Khan bubbles with excitement and bravado as he recalls his two bouts with his hero, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, three decades ago.

  • 3 bouts that defined Ali

    Muhammad Ali was 22 and still known as Cassius Clay when he took on heavyweight world champion Sonny Liston for the first time in Miami Beach, Florida.

  • Muhammad Ali recalled as fighter for justice

    Muhammad Ali is remembered in tributes worldwide for his iconic fight for social justice as well as his legendary boxing battles following his death Friday at age 74.

  • Final respects for Cozier today

    Arrangements have been made for members of the public to pay their final respect to internationally acclaimed cricket writer, commentator and journalist Tony Cozier on Wednesday.

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