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French presidential poll most significant to the future of Europe

France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with Details

‘Raudha’s death was well-planned murder’

Father of Raudha Athif, MBBS second-year student of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College and Hospital, on Sunday once again stressed out that his daughter was a victim of ‘well-planned murder’.   ‘When Details

Afghan militant attack kills 140 soldiers

The NATO-led military coalition deploys advisers to the base where the attack took place to train and assist the Afghan forces but coalition officials said no international troops were involved Details

2 cops killed in Paris attack, IS claims responsibility

2 French cops were shot dead and two others were wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack carried out days before presidential elections and quickly claimed by Details

Passports of Singapore, Germany rank as world’s most powerful

Singapore’s passport ranks top spot -- in a tie with Germany -- in a global ranking of the world’s passports.   Singaporeans can travel to 159 countries visa-free, up from 158 last Details

10 firefighters and a vet rescue 25-year-old horse trapped

A horse was rescued from a mud pit by a team of Florida firefighters on Monday. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue (PBCFR) got a call that a 25-year-old horse was stuck Details

12 injured in acid attack in London club

At least twelve people were injured when a corrosive substance was thrown inside a packed London nightclub on Monday, police and fire services said, amid a sharp rise in acid Details

SL garbage dump collapse: Death toll rises to 21

Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse: The authorities, however, claimed that they had given enough warning to the slum dwellers to relocate themselves. At least 21 people, including four children, were killed Details

North Korea warns against US ‘military hysteria’

North Korea gave a warning to the United States on Saturday to end its “military hysteria” or face retaliation as a US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region and Details

Theresa to enroll formal Brexit divorce papers

International Desk:"Now that the decision has been made to leave the EU, it is time to come together," Details

Cyclone, heavy rain thrash Aus’ northeast

International Desk:Weather forecasters said, high winds could persist for as long as 10 hours, although it would then Details

India to seal border with Bangladesh and Pakistan

International Desk:Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India mulls to seal international borders with Bangladesh and Details

Al Qaeda leader Qari killed in US air strike

International Desk:United States military said on Sunday it had killed a Pakistani-born top al Qaeda operative behind the Details

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker from Saudi

International Desk:The man who killed four people outside England's Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught Details

Two more held over British parliament attack

International Desk:Police said, the man behind the attack was British-born Muslim convert Khalid Masood, who used several aliases, Details

ICT to submit formal charges against Pak army

Online Desk:The International Crimes Tribunal -1 on Wednesday set May 31 to submit formal charges against Pakistan occupation Details

At least 26 die due to hunger in Somalia

International Desk:At least 26 people died from hunger in the semi-autonomous Jubbaland region of southern Somalia in just Details

20 students die in freak tree accident in Ghana

International Desk:Twenty students died after trees fell on them while swimming in a river during a freak storm Details

EU citizens in UK look for security

International Desk:Sam Schwarzkopf, a German neuroscientist at University College London, was startled to get a letter from the Details

All flights redirected from Paris Orly airport

Staff Reporter:The Paris airport authority says Orly Airport is being entirely evacuated and all flights redirected after a Details