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Three British and three US authors will on Tuesday discover which one of them is the winner of

European stock markets mostly upbeat, euro falls

European stock markets mostly advanced Wednesday, though Madrid fell as Spain threatened to suspend Catalonia's autonomy. In early afternoon

Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment, nudity

Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing "non-consensual nudity" and sexual harassment, which could be seen

Trump praises Greek economic recovery

US President Donald Trump praised Greece's long economic recovery Tuesday, as he hosted Alexis Tsipras, the country's leftist

Norway solar firm signs 2.5 billion euro deal with Iran

Just days after US President Donald Trump called for further isolation of Iran, a Norwegian solar company signed

Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge to create US jobs

Alibaba executive vice chairman Joseph Tsai said Tuesday he expects to boost US jobs by expanding the Chinese firm's

Zuma fires critic in new South Africa reshuffle

South African President Jacob Zuma sacked a vocal critic from his cabinet on Tuesday, a move expected to further

US strikes kill 'dozens' at IS training camps

The US military said Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters at the group's training camps in

Firefighters battle California blazes, search for victims

More than 11,000 firefighters were battling over a dozen large wildfires in California on Monday as body recovery

EBEK alleviating poverty of 60,000 rural families

The "Ektee Bari, Ektee Khamar -- One House, One Farm (EBEK)" -- project has been effectively eliminating poverty

Sanitation month being observed in Kishoreganj

National Sanitation Month October 2017 is being observed in Kishoreganj. Kishoreganj Deputy Commissioner's Office brought out a procession

Fake doctor, assistant held in Chandpur

Police arrested an alleged fake doctor and his assistant from a medical center in Hajiganj upazila headquarters of

Sluggish bridge construction increases people’s sufferings

Eight-month-long bridge construction over Pochanala canal in Saidpur municipality of Nilphamari district has been increasing sufferings to thousands

Women should be enriched with technical education

Speakers at a meeting on Sunday in Rajshahi called upon the women to come forward to participate in technical

Abducted trader rescued in Benapole

Police rescued a businessman, abducted from the capital a week ago, from beside Benapole-Doulatpur border road in unconscious

People demand better health services in Ashuganj

People of Ashuganj formed a human chain on Wednesday morning demanding better health services from 50-bed Upazila Health

Rain, winds help tame wildfires in Spain

Overnight rain and winds helped firefighters tame wildfires that devoured homes and people in their cars, leaving 36

Grim store sales cast shadow ahead of India's festival

This close to India's glittering festive season, the cash register at Neha Tandon's clothes store should be working

Kobe Steel faked product data for more than 10 years

When cheating becomes habitual, the consequences could be costly. Embattled Kobe Steel Ltd said on Tuesday the US

Inspection battle threatens Egypt's wheat supply

Wheat shipments to Egypt, the world's largest buyer, are being disrupted by a dispute involving government inspectors angered by

Global stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise

World equity markets held close to all-time highs on Tuesday, as investors latched on to rising bets on

US shale output seen posting 11th straight rise

US shale production for November is forecast to rise for a 11th consecutive month, the US government said

Oil elevated as Iraq tensions escalate, Asian shares hold firm

Oil prices clung to this month's high on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from

Construction of Teesta Bridge to begin soon

Construction of much awaited Teesta Bridge is going to begin very soon as the tender notice for the

2 suspected robbers held in Moulvibazar

A team of police, in a drive on Monday, arrested two alleged robbers and seized a pipe gun and

Zonal managers asked to perform duties sincerely

Utmost importance should be given on attaining all business targets of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) in the

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