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Drug War: Death toll rises to 117


MNA National Desk: As a nationwide ‘anti-drug’ crackdown continues, 12 more people were killed in what the law enforcers called gunfights early Tuesday, reported news agency. With the incidents, the number of victims, who were described as drug dealers, has reached 117 since 12 May. In ‘gunfights’ with the Rapid Action Battalion and the police, the 12 people were killed in Dhaka, Thakurgaon, Brahmanbaria, Barguna, Cumilla, Mymensingh, Satkhira, Kushtia and Jashore. The law enforcers said, yaba, cannabis, phensedyl and other drugs along with local and foreign firearms are recovered from almost all the spots the raids were conducted. Home minister ...

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Seven decapitated bodies found in Mexico’s north-west


MNA International Desk: Decapitated bodies of seven men have been found on a rural road in Mexico’s drug cartel-plagued north-west state of Sinaloanear which is the heart of jailed drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s old home turf, a state law enforcement official said on Friday. Martin Robles, Sinaloa’s deputy attorney general, told that in the state capital of Culiacan the seven men were loggers attacked near the town of Rosario, located about 60 miles south of the Pacific resort of Mazatlan. The victims, who were between 22 and 49 years old, were shot dead on Thursday in the community ...

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Sharapova expelled for two years from tennis


MNA Sports Desk: According to reports, Maria Sharapova has been expelled from tennis for two years. She has been given a two-year ban from tennis after she tested positive for Meldonium at the Australian Open in January. The ban has been predated to January 26, the day the Russian failed her drugs test in Melbourne – meaning it will end on January 25, 2018. The ban was at the weightier end of prospects and it means she cannot play a Grand Slam until the French Open in 2018. International Tennis Federation (ITF) reported, “In the tribunal’s view the answer is ...

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