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Macky Sall · Dakar

Senegal president says 11 newborn babies die in a fire at regional hospital

43% Center coverage: 76 sources
Senegal's President Macky Sall said on Wednesday that 11 newborn babies died in a fire at the neonatal section of a regional hospital. The hospital is in the town of Tivaouane, around 120 km (74.56 miles) east of the capital Dakar.See the Story
Motorsport · Brasília

Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun

34% Center coverage: 36 sources
Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun. Police found an undocumented LW Seecamp .32 gun in his luggage during an X-ray screening. The 91-year-old was then arrested and taken to a facility at Viracopos airport in Campinas.See the Story
Europe · Kyiv

Ukraine says Russia shells more than 40 towns in Donbas push

53% Right coverage: 17 sources
Russia shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, destroying nearly a dozen high-rise buildings. Moscow's forces sought to surround their Ukrainian foes, outnumbering them in some places. Police in Lysychansk are burying the bodies of civilians in mass graves.See the Story
Europe · Grenoble

French court scraps rule allowing burkinis in Grenoble swimming pools

50% Left coverage: 12 sources
French court steps into row over the wearing of burkinis in municipal swimming pools. Ruling suspends a council's decision to allow Muslim women to wear them. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin welcomed the court ruling as "excellent news" The all-in-one swimsuit is a controversial issue in France.See the Story
Cricket

Women's T20 Challenge: Velocity through to the final despite 16-run loss to Trailblazers

Coverage: 7 sources
Sabbhineni Meghana and Jemimah Ridrigues smashed scintillating fifties to assist the defending champions put up an enormous 190 for 5. However they wanted to limit Velocity to 159 to turn into the second staff to qualify for the ultimate but it surely was to not be. Velocity will face Supernovas within the summit conflict on Saturday.See the Story
Olympics

Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain elected as IBA's Athletes' Committee Chair

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain has been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the Athletes Committee, the International Boxing Association (IBA) said on Thursday. Indian boxer Shiva Thapa was also elected as a member of the IBA Athlete Committee following the election held during the 2021 IBA Men's World Championships.See the Story
French Open

France's Jeanjean in the limelight with Pliskova win in Paris

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
Leolia Jeanjean beat eighth seed Karolina Pliskova in straight sets. The 26-year-old wildcard is ranked 227 in the world. She became the lowest-ranked woman to win a match against a top-10 player at the French Open since Conchita Martinez in 1988.See the Story
Roman Abramovich · Portugal

Portugal gives sanctioned citizen Abramovich green light to sell Chelsea

Coverage: 4 sources
Portugal has given its blessing to the sale of Chelsea by Russian-born billionaire Roman Abramovich. He became a Portuguese citizen last year and is under European Union sanctions. Abramovich has been sanctioned by the British government and the European Union over his links to Vladimir Putin. He put the London club up for sale in early March following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.See the Story
Sports

'Only way you could get better is...' - R Ashwin recalls handy advice from ex-India coach Duncan Fletcher

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Ravichandran Ashwin has been one of the most improved cricketers in world cricket. Known for his spin wizardry across all formats, Ashwin was declared surplus to retirement in the limited-overs format during the 2017 season. Ashwin-starrer RR will meet RCB in the second qualifier of the IPL 2022.See the Story

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