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Australia's biggest bank has admitted failures costing staff and customers millions of dollars as the troubled lender faces

China to defend interests if US harms trade ties

China will take action to defend its interests if the United States damages trade ties, the Ministry of

China pressed iron ore traders to halt business

China was pressuring its iron ore traders to stop buying the commodity from North Korea even before a

Oil traders expect Asia to import Venezuelan crude

Asia would be the biggest beneficiary of any potential sanctions by the United States on Venezuela's oil sector,

'Group think' on US corn, soy yields market down

Farmers, traders, and analysts alike were left shocked after the US Department of Agriculture published its optimistic corn

Linde to accept period for Praxair merger starts

German industrial gases group Linde said the 10-week acceptance period for its proposed $74 billion merger with US

Three CEOs resign from Trump council

The chief executives of Intel Corp, Merck & Co Inc and Under Armour Inc resigned from US President

Shanghai stocks end higher

Hong Kong stocks edged lower Tuesday, but Shanghai recorded solid gains to track a global equity recovery as

Oil steady after dollar sell-off

Oil prices steadied on Tuesday after a heavy sell-off following a surge in the dollar, and weighed down

Uber defies Philippine suspension order

Ride-hailing giant Uber on Tuesday defied a Philippine government order to shut down, branding the suspension a "blatant

Padma embankment blocks collapse at Singra in Natore

Water level of Atrai River was flowing above danger level in ferry ghat point of Singra upazila of

IU postpones today's Fazil exam

Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia has postponed the Fazil examination scheduled to be held today (Wednesday) due to

'Govt firm for providing rights to people of all religions'

State Minister for Foreign affairs Shahriar Alam, MP, has categorically said the present government of Prime Minister Sheikh

Road crash kills two persons in Narsingdi

Two persons were killed and five others injured as a truck collided head-on with a microbus on Dhaka-Sylhet

Man beaten to death in Jhenidah

A man was beaten to death at Panka village of Sadar upazila on Monday night over a trifling

Flood situation worsens in Dinajpur

With a further rise in the water levels of the Punarbhava and Atrai rivers, the flood situation in

Father, son electrocuted in Tangail

A man and his son were electrocuted at Daupur village under Kalihati upazila of the district on Tuesday

Absconding lifer arrested in Jessore

Police in a drive arrested a life term imprisonment convict from Chachra area of the district town on

65 arrested in Satkhira

Police in special drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning arrested 65 persons, including two drug traders, and

Lalmonirhat floodwaters claims two people

Two people drowned in floodwaters in Mogolhat area of Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning.  The deceased were identified

24 men held in Habiganj

Police in special drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning, arrested 24 accused including a rapist and two

Water level rises in Jamuna River

Flood situation deteriorated in the district as the water level of Jamuna river at Bahadurabad ghat point has

Protesters storm Shell oil facility in Niger Delta

Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta

Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital

A key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing calls for his resignation after at least 64

Guam tourism sees silver lining in North Korean threats

Tourism-dependent Guam is looking to cash in on its new-found fame as a North Korean missile target, tapping

Lockheed Martin wins $8 billion

Lockheed Martin Corm has won an $8 billion US defense contract for global logistics support services for special

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