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August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Jeers for Brazil president dampen Olympic joy

The Maracana stadium erupts in jeers as Brazil's unpopular interim president Michel Temer opens the Rio Olympics and the hostility spreads far beyond the sports venue.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

'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.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Croatia, Turkey charged

UEFA hit Croatia and Turkey with disciplinary procedures Saturday following flare-throwing incidents at Euro 2016 matches as the Croatian press raged at its "shameful" fans.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

'Sports terrorists' bring new chaos

Croatian fans who hurled flares on the pitch to halt their country's Euro 2016 match against Czech Republic are branded "sports terrorists" as the showcase tournament suffers new...

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Russians arrested, alcohol banned

Police on Tuesday detain 43 Russia fans suspected of taking part in clashes with England supporters in Marseille at the start of the Euro 2016 football tournament, and two cities in northern France...

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Russia fined €150,000; risk suspension too

Russia on Tuesday accept a UEFA ruling that it will be kicked out of Euro 2016 if there is new stadium unrest after the European governing body slapped the country with a fine and suspended...

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

4 killed in shooting at Tel Aviv nightspot

Two Palestinians opened fire at a popular Tel Aviv nightspot near Israel's military headquarters on Wednesday, killing four people in one of the worst attacks in a months-long wave of violence...

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

15 lakh people trapped in modern day slavery

Over 15 lakh people in Bangladesh are living in modern slavery, with some 44 percent of the population being vulnerable to the scourge, says a new report.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Driver beat up, truck hijacked in Dhaka

Miscreants hijack a sugar-laden truck after injuring its driver in Shyamoli area of Dhaka.