Wednesday, June 26, 2019

‘Breaking the silence’: New report documents torture in Kashmir

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Prisoners in Indian-administered Kashmir have been subjected to abuse and torture, including "water-boarding, sleep deprivation and sexualised torture", according to a report by two rights bodies. The 560-page report released on Monday mentions solitary confinement, sleep deprivation, and sexualised torture including rape and sodomy, used as torture techniques against Kashmiris. Other torture…

England v Pakistan – in-play clips, radio & text

England v Pakistan, third ODI - in-play clips, radio & text - Live - BBC Sport Summary Bairstow smashes brutal 128 off 93 balls Roy - dropped on 21 - hits 76 off 55 balls Pakistan 358-9: Imam-ul-Haq hits career-best 151 Woakes takes 4-67 as England limit Pakistan in final overs Curran takes 2-74 &…

Build-up to all-English Europa League final

Chelsea v Arsenal, Europa League final: Build-up to all-English showpiece - Live - BBC Sport Summary Chelsea take on Arsenal in all-English Europa League final Speculation it could be Blues boss Sarri's final game in charge Gunners boss Emery going for fourth Europa League title since 2014 Travel issues as fans struggle to fly to…

Sudan army says protest site a threat, closes Al Jazeera office

Sudan's military rulers have said a protest camp in the capital has become a threat to the country's national security, while also ordering the office of the Al Jazeera Media Network in Khartoum to be shut down, without giving any reason. In a televised statement, a spokesman of the transitional military council said on Thursday…

US House Speaker Pelosi says Trump is engaged in a ‘cover up’

Democrats in the United States's House of Representatives believe President Donald Trump is engaged in a "cover up”, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday. Pelosi spoke to reporters following a meeting of House Democrats as politicians contend with how to handle multiple investigations into Trump, a Republican, and his administration, including whether to launch…

Women’s World Cup: USA head coach Jill Ellis ‘in tears’ as side register record...

Alex Morgan became the second player in World Cup history to score five goals in a game 27 years after Michelle AkersUSA head coach Jill Ellis says she was "in tears" as her team recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Women's World Cup against Thailand. The USA, were 3-0 up at half time…

PSG boss charged with athletics corruption

Image copyright Getty Images A French judge has charged the president of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, with corruption over Qatari bids to host the world athletics championships. Judicial sources quoted by AFP news agency said the case focused on the championships held in 2017 and 2019. Mr Khelaifi, who is also the…

Scottish Premiership: Aberdeen v Hearts – team news & build-up

Reaction as Aberdeen go third in Scottish Premiership after beating Hearts - Live - BBC Sport Summary Ferguson scuds in from 12 yards after Wilson cross not cleared Burns bundles in first Hearts goal to equalise Stewart guides in lovely finish to restore lead Hosts unbeaten in past five top flight games against Hearts Visitors…

Iran FM denounces ‘unacceptable US escalation’ of tensions

Iran has accused the United States of instigating an "unacceptable" escalation of tensions, as Washington pledged to continue a campaign of "maximum pressure" on the Islamic Republic. Speaking in Tokyo on Thursday, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Tehran would not hold talks with Washington but added it would act with caution following the recent deployment of US…

Trump says US not seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran

President Donald Trump has said the United States is not looking for "regime change" in Iran. He said this on Monday after bilateral talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has offered to broker a dialogue between the two nations. "We're not looking for regime change, we're looking for no nuclear weapons," Trump said at a joint…
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Declan Rice: England call-up for West Ham midfielder for Euro 2020...

Rice has scored two goals for West Ham this seasonWest Ham midfielder Declan Rice has been named in England's squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro in March. The 20-year-old switched international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England in a move recently ratified by world governing body Fifa.…

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