Dean Elgar to end international career

Dean Elgar to end international career, Elgar has become known as a stubborn batter, his 5,146 runs making him SA’s 8th highest scorer Former South Africa Test captain Dean Elgar announced Friday that he will retire from international cricket after a Test series against India starting next week. The 36-year old, who has hit more

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More clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

More clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Clashes have rocked Rakhine state since last month Over 110,000 people have been displaced by the recent clashes in Chin and Rakhine states. The attacks in the western state opened another front for the military as it battles the so-called ‘Three Brotherhood Alliance’ alliance of ethnic minority fighters Myanmar’s

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390 Palestinians killed in past 48 hours

390 Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks in past 48 hours. Gaza health authorities say 20,057 Palestinians killed 53,320 wounded since October 7. The UNSC again delays a vote on a draft resolution urging humanitarian aid access to Gaza. The ministry of health in Gaza said in a statement on Friday that 390 Palestinians were killed

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Kings, Abahani face off in Independence Cup semifinal

Abahani Limited and holders Bashundhara Kings take on each other in the second semi-final of the Independence Cup in the capital’s Kings Arena Friday afternoon. Diego Andres Cruciani’s Abahani won all three group matches quite comfortably before beating Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the quarter-final shootout. On the other hand, Oscar Bruzon’s Bangladesh Premier League

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Myanmar military escalates airstrikes on civilians

Myanmar’s military regime executed airstrikes on Tuesday across four regions, which killed seven, injured nine, and caused significant destruction to residences and vehicles, The Irrawaddy reported, citing locals. The junta’s warplanes and artillery intensified indiscriminate assaults on civilian targets, coinciding with the progression of the resistance’s Operation 1027 offensive nationwide. The TNLA highlighted the Myanmar

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Israel bombs Gaza as rift with US grows

Israel bombed Gaza on Thursday in its war against Hamas fighters as a top White House adviser travelled to Jerusalem with a rift growing over civilian casualties. The war, now in its third month, began after the Palestinian group’s launched a resistance campaign in Israel on October 7. In response, Israel vowed to destroy Hamas.

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29 killed in Gaza after truce ends

The Hamas health ministry in Gaza said 29 people were killed on Friday in the initial hours after a truce between Israel and Hamas expired and hostilities resumed. Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP the dead included 10 people killed in al-Maghazi in central Gaza, nine in Rafah in the south and five in City

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Myanmar ethnic fighters clash with military trade route

Ethnic minority fighters clashed with Myanmar’s military on a major trade route to Thailand on Friday, blocking traffic and sending people fleeing, residents and local media said. Fighters from the Karen National Union (KNU) fought with the military at dawn in the town of Kawkareik in eastern Karen state, according to local media reports. The

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37 people killed in Indian Kashmir bus crash

At least 37 people were killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday when a passenger bus skidded off a mountainous road and plunged into a deep gorge, police said. The accident took place on a remote road in the Doda area, about 200 kilometres southeast of the region’s capital Srinagar. Local government official Harvinder Singh told

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Israel presses Gaza hospital raid

Israel renewed its operation at Gaza’s largest hospital Thursday, targeting what it maintains is a Hamas command centre concealed in a complex sheltering more than 2,000 civilians.   “Tonight we conducted a targeted operation into Shifa hospital. We continue to move forward,” Major General Yaron Finkelman, the head of Israeli military operations in Gaza, said

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