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NEWS

King Of Netherlands Apologizes For His Country’s Role In Slavery

Dutch King Willem-Alexander apologized on Saturday for the Netherlands’ historic involvement in slavery and the effects that it still has today. He made the apology during a ceremony marking 160 years since the end of slavery in the Netherlands and its colonies. He acknowledged that slavery and the slave trade are recognized as a crime against humanity and that the […]

SPORTS

West Indies’ King, Charles, Put ODI Team In 2 -Nil Lead Position

United Arab Emirates v West Indies 2nd One-Day International Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium Toss: West Indies won and batted Result: West Indies won by 78 runs Brandon King continued his good form in the series by following up his maiden ODI century in the first match with a well-played 64 (70 balls), which included four fours and four sixes.  His […]

SPORTS

I Am Comfortable With My Game At The Moment – King

Jamaica and West Indies batsman Brandon King says he is hoping that he can continue to ride the purple patch he is currently in, following his Man of the Match performance against the Netherlands which saw the West Indies win the second One Day International (ODI) by five wickets in Amstelveen yesterday. King stroked a career-best unbeaten 91 from 90 […]

POLITICS

Malaysia’s King Abdicate Throne Amidst Speculation

Malaysia’s king, Sultan Muhammad V, has unexpectedly abdicated his throne. The move is a first for a Malaysian monarch in its post-independence history. Malaysia gained its independence from the U.K. more than 60 years ago. “The National Palace informs that his majesty has resigned as the 15th king effective January 6,” a statement from the palace said on Sunday. The […]

cricket SPORTS

King Withdraws From Scorpions’ Squad

Former captain, Paul Palmer Junior has been called-up to replace middle-order batsman Brandon King in the Jamaica Scorpions line-up for the remainder of the regional Super50 tournament. King has been withdrawn from the Scorpions squad after picking up a hamstring injury. The stylish right-hander has only featured twice for the scorpions during the tournament, scoring 48 and 21 against the […]