Thursday, February 22

Day: November 10, 2015

Migrants pose as Syrians to help asylum claims
ENGLISH, Europe

Migrants pose as Syrians to help asylum claims

    Migrants at a government hostel in south London have said some are posing as Syrians to improve their chances of getting asylum. Another temporary resident admitted to us he changed his story to help his cause as he travelled through Europe. After trekking across Europe, Muhammed Manlaal flew to London from Germany. As a Syrian from war-torn Aleppo he was guaranteed asylum in Germany. But he wanted to come to the UK because he speaks English to study here. He showed us with pride his application to stay in Britain. But the trainee architect says his nationality makes him the envy of some of his fellow hostel residents. He said: "Lots of people want to be Syrian. Some people say they are Syrian. They take the place for Syrians which is not good." Muhammed told us there are ...
Bangaldesh another feather in the cap
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Bangaldesh another feather in the cap

    A ruthless Bangladesh recorded its fifth straight ODI series victory at home, crushing Zimbabwe by 58 runs in the second match yesterday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital. Unlike the first match, Bangladesh had to toil hard to seal the deal as Elton Chigumbura and Sikandar offered a staunch resistance in fifth wicket partnership. Fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain dismissed both of them in consecutive overs in his second spell to ruin the hopes of Zimbabwe. It was Bangladesh’s fourth straight victory at home in this year after they had successfully got the better of three top ranked teams- Pakistan, India and South Africa. Opener Imrul Kayes lifted Bangladesh to 241 for nine Zimbabwe, hitting 76 in his comeback. Zimbabwe were bowled out for 183 in 43.2 over...