Dhaka, Saturday, 21 January 2017

US air strikes killed 80 IS militants  

International Desk: More than 80 Islamic State militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe, died in US air strikes on camps outside the group’s former ...

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39 jailed in India for human trafficking  

Dhaka: An Indian court has sentenced 39 people to 10 years in prison each for buying and selling girls in Karnataka state.    

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Reckless truck took away 24 children’s lives in India  

International Desk: At least 24 school children were killed on Thursday in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district. The school bus was hit by a speeding truck on the ...

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Mother gets death penalty for burning her daughter

International Desk: A Pakistani mother who boasted about burning her daughter alive in an honour killing over her teenager's choice of husband has been sentenced to death. Parveen Bibi was convicted ...

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Last man to walk on the moon died at 82  

International desk: Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the ...

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Main suspected of Istanbul nightclub attack held  

International Desk: Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the New Year's Eve attack on an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul after a huge manhunt.    

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Ancient Buddha statue discovered in China    

International Desk: A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China's Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work.    

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Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’

International Desk: US President-elect Donald Trump, in an interview with the Washington Post, has vowed ‘insurance for everybody’ as the US Congress prepares to replace President Barack Obama’s health reforms, ...

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Violence inside 2 prisons in Brazil leaves 26 dead  

International Desk: Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two prisons in northern Brazil, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string of jail disturbances ...

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20 died in Turkish Airlines cargo jet crashed:  

International Desk: A Turkish Airlines cargo jet has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing a pilot and at least 20 people on the ground.    

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Father of Chinese Romanization dies at 111

Staff Correspondent: Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, who created the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman alphabet, has died at the age of 111.   Born in ...

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23 people died to see kite flying  

International desk: At least 23 people drowned and another 12 were missing when an overloaded boat capsized in the Ganga near Patna on Saturday evening.    

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Severe cold weather kills 5 in Pakistan

International Desk: At least 5 people have died due to severe cold weather conditions in Karachi after the season's first winter showers which also lead to gigantic traffic snarls.   Rains lashed Karachi ...

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PM's WEF joining represents country’s strong position

Staff Correspondent: Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Saturday said the forthcoming annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will coordinate Bangladesh encourage multinational companies and foreign investors to invest ...

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UN rights envoy starts probe into Rohingya abuse in Rakhine

International Desk: The UN's rights envoy for Myanmar reached in troubled Rakhine state on Friday for a trip north to investigate the  allegations of horrific abuse of Rohingya Muslims by ...

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Viral post of a old woman, 92, kept in pigsty    

International Desk: Images of an emaciated elderly woman have rattled Chinese social media users, after papers in the southern Guangxi region reported that the 92-year-old had been kept in a ...

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Fighting on Myanmar's border with China

International Desk: Thousands of people fled heavy fighting on Myanmar's northern border with China overnight, activists said on Wednesday, as the government blocked a senior UN official from visiting the ...

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Morocco bans burqa production and selling  

International desk: Morocco has banned the production and sale of burqa full-face Muslim veils, apparently for security reasons, media reports said yesterday.

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Obama tearfully thanks his wife in farewell 

International desk: US President Barack Obama said goodbye to the nation Tuesday night, declaring during his farewell address.    

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Barack Obama says 'Goodbye'

International Desk: Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency saying goodbye in his last speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters felled by Donald Trump's shock victory.   Obama's last ...

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