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Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York

Severe turbulence over the Atlantic Ocean tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg...

April 30, 2017
April 30, 2017

Qazi Arif’s janaza held, body to be sent back to Dhaka

New York people have paid their last tributes to eminent elocutionist, architect and cultural personality Qazi Arif who passed away at a hospital there.

April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017

FIFA compliance official pleads guilty in US bribery case

A member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee pleaded guilty on Thursday to US charges that he took close to $1 million in bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global...

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

Castro cigars, Ali's boxing gloves highlight auction

Muhammad Ali's fight gloves and a box of cigars signed by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro are among some of the highlights in an auction of memorabilia steeped in sporting history.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Carlsen wins 3rd World Chess Championship

Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei...

September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016

Paul Simon, Tom Morello lead music drive against poverty

Global Citizen, which says its supporters have taken more than six million actions such as petitioning leaders since 2012, takes inspiration from the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh.

September 12, 2016
September 12, 2016

WHAT THEY SAID

A fantastic year: 2 Grand Slams, Olympic silver medallist, new World No. 1! Congrats, @AngeliqueKerber #USOpen

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Serena crashes out of US Open

Serena Williams crashes out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title.

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Serena fends off Halep

World number one Serena Williams fends off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

Wawrinka into semis after ousting Del Potro

Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka outlasts tiring former champion Juan Martin del Potro in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.