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India vs West Indies: WICB sanctions Denesh Ramdin over his Twitter rant

West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has been sanctioned by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for his Twitter rant last week, in which he had expressed dissatisfaction at being left out of the squad for the upcoming Test series against India. The WICB said that actions of the former captain had been in ‘contravention of their policy’ and had moved to penalize the player. The release Read More

UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions on South Sudan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council on Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a UN peacekeeping mission. “We desperately need attack helicopters and other material to fulfill our mandate to protect civilians,” Ban said. “I also urge all countries contributing Read More