Cricket security officials will gather in Bangladesh later this week to decide whether it is safe to stage the World Twenty20 there. They may decide on a last-ditch switch to another country, possibly Sri Lanka, if there are enough concerns that it will be dangerous to run a tournament in the cities of Dhaka and Chittagong, where there has been severe civil unrest recently.
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Thursday 28 November 2013
Two men have been cleared of threatening to blow up a plane after a judge ruled they had no case to answer.
Saturday 23 November 2013
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Saturday 10 August 2013
1. Pope Francis.
Friday 09 August 2013
Action follows specific threat, which is ‘not related to other embassy closures’
Sunday 26 May 2013
Armed police boarded the flight at Stansted airport after an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort the Boeing 777
Friday 10 May 2013
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Thursday 09 May 2013
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Wednesday 08 May 2013
Contrary to initial reports politician has not fractured his skull
Friday 03 May 2013
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Sunday 10 March 2013
Muslim mob goes on arson rampage in Lahore after alleged blasphemy
Friday 25 January 2013
The prime minister of Pakistan is again at the centre of controversy – this time over allegations that he instructed officials to drop murder charges against the owner of a Karachi factory where 259 people died in a fire.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
He only arrived from Canada last month and already he's sparking protests and making headlines with his demands for a radical overhaul of the current political system
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Nickname he gave to the new new one-day coach Ashley Giles was born of affection and respect
Sunday 30 December 2012
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Saturday 29 December 2012
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