Thursday, 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Nearly 20,000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar

Rohingya

At least 18,500 Rohingya Muslims, many sick and some with bullet wounds, have fled into Bangladesh over the past six days amid renewed fighting in western Myanmar. The figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday came amid increasing concerns by the international community, with foreign governments and ...

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Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

INDIA-FLOODS

KATHMANDU: The death toll from monsoon floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years. All three countries suffer frequent flooding during the June-September monsoon season, but international aid agencies say ...

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Rohingya refugees ‘forcibly returned’ to Myanmar

Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Bangladesh has detained and forcibly returned at least 90 Muslim Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar, as thousands of civilians from the ethnic minority area, on the other side of the border, attempt to escape from continuing violence that has killed scores of people. At least 20 Rohingya were caught ...

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Aussie spinners strike after Shakib, Tamim fifties

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DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal hit half-centuries for Bangladesh in their landmark 50th Test before Australian spinners struck back on the first day of the opening Test in Dhaka on Sunday. Nathan Lyon dismissed Shakib for 84 runs at the stroke of tea as the hosts reached 190-5 ...

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Rohingya flee for Bangladesh as fresh violence erupts in Myanmar

DHAKA: About 1,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing escalating violence in Myanmar had been halted at the border with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi security officials said, as fresh fighting erupted in Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine state. The death toll from attacks staged by Rohingya insurgents has climbed to 89, including 77 insurgents and 12 members ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

World XI squad

LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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Maxwell suffers heat exhaustion on Bangladesh tour

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DHAKA: Australia are feeling the heat just days before their first Test against Bangladesh for more than a decade, with batsman Glenn Maxwell revealing Wednesday he suffered heatstroke during training. “I caught a bit of heatstroke on the first day, which wasn´t a good start,” Maxwell told reporters in Dhaka. ...

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Mominul back in Bangladesh squad for Aussie Test

Mominul

DHAKA: Batsman Mominul Haque has been recalled to the 14-man squad for the opening Test match against the visiting Australians, starting 27 August in Mirpur. Mominul replaced all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain as Mosaddek has not recovered from an eye infection, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Sunday. Despite having the highest ...

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Stuart MacGill declines Bangladesh spin coaching job

Stuart MacGill

DHAKA: Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has turned down a Bangladesh offer to join the side ahead of the two-Test series against his home country, a senior cricket official said. Bangladesh were hoping to get some inside knowledge from MacGill, who took 208 wickets in 44 Tests for Australia, before ...

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Smith backs Khawaja’s Test return in Bangladesh

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DARWIN: Captain Steve Smith backed Usman Khawaja to return to the Australian team for this month’s two-Test series in Bangladesh. Smith, speaking ahead of the team’s departure to Dhaka, said left-hander Khawaja was a key player for the Ashes series against England later this year and needed to work his ...

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