A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer's family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.
Afghanistan's remarkable rise continued with a maiden World Cup win as they beat Scotland by one wicket yesterday, while Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara celebrated his 400th one-dayer with a hundred in a 92-run victory over Bangladesh.
Roger Federer has devised a plan to help him recover from his Australian Open shock last month, a third round setback which had doom-mongers claiming the game's greatest would never win a major title again.
McLaren chairman Ron Dennis has admitted Fernando Alonso's place on the grid at the first race in Australia is uncertain, but he expects the Spaniard to be declared fit to race by doctors and the sport's governing body.
Competition commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele believes one important reason so many mergers and acquisitions fail is that the merging parties have not put enough thought into the "people" aspect of the deal.
From the indie band that brought you melodically spelt out words, obtusely offbeat drums, and an oriental string instrument, comes another album that seems to be about everyday occurrences in the trio’s flat.
When one studies law, the very first thing that one learns is that there are rules of natural justice. The first rule that is taught is "audi alteram partem" which is a Latin phrase that means "listen to the other side", or "let the other side be heard as well".