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Two Hong Kong independence activists who were stripped of their status as lawmakers last year pleaded not guilty Friday

China-backed rebels in Myanmar peace process

Branded as Asia's most heavily-armed drug dealers, the China-backed ethnic Wa rebels have emerged as key players in Myanmar's

Qatar 'hacking' revives Gulf tensions

Qatar's foreign minister has dismissed reports of renewed tensions with other Gulf states after the country's state media was

Vietnam balances US, China amid Trump uncertainty

Vietnam could hardly have asked for more: a US warship challenging Chinese claims in the South China Sea, a

Two more arrests over Manchester attack

British police said they arrested two more people during raids on Saturday in connection with the suicide bombing that

Morocco police hunt protest leader in neglected Rif

Moroccan authorities were engaged in a manhunt on Saturday for a  protest leader in the neglected Rif region after

S Korea fishing vessel 'hijacked' off Somalia

A South Korean fishing vessel was apparently hijacked in waters off Somalia on Saturday, a defense ministry official said.

Social safety programs country’s first priority

The present government has given more priority to social safety net programs for successful implementation of those.The safety net

Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin's prisoners

Relatives of Ukrainians jailed by Russia in cases they call political have appealed to French President Emmanuel Macron to

Mymensingh road crash kills two

Two persons were killed and 20 others injured as a passengers bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Raimoni

Mango appears in Rajshahi Chapainawabganj markets

Mango, the highest juicy and delicious fruit of the summer season, has started appearing in the markets of Rajshahi

Zinc-enriched rice increases disease resistant capacity

Agriculture experts at a farmers' field day on Sunday laid emphasis on cultivation and consumption of zinc-enriched rice to

Movement needed to stop child marriage

Building social awareness among people is an urgent need for establishing a child marriage-free society, according to some experts,

List of river grabbers being prepared: NRC

Chairman of the National River Commission (NRC) and former secretary Atharul Islam has said the list of river grabbers

Experts for early earthquake preparedness to reduce loss

Experts at a seminar have stressed early preparedness and efficient emergency response systems to ensure proper post-earthquake managements for

Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

Britain's politicians resume campaigning in earnest on Friday with national security in the spotlight, as police scramble to bust

UK likely to be hit with laptop ban on flights

British travelers could be penalized with a laptop ban on all flights to America as Donald Trump looks set

Gay marriage Tennis great boycotts Qantas

One of tennis' greatest ever stars says she will no longer fly Qantas because of the airline chief executive's

Walkers' social media campaign hijacked

Another company has scored a social media own-goal, reports CNN. Walkers, a potato chip brand from the UK, launched

Republican accused of 'bodyslam' wins

A US Republican candidate accused of assaulting a reporter was declared the projected winner of Thursday's Montana special congressional

Greek police fail to prevent attack on ex-PM

Greek police on Friday sought to determine how a letter bomb wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos despite security

Alabama executes 75 year-old convict

Alabama executed on Friday a 75-year-old inmate who had spent more than three decades on death row and faced

Zuma not opposed to query into corruption

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Friday he was not opposed to setting up a commission of inquiry

RCCI for ensuring reasonable prices

Speakers at a discussion in Rajshahi have urged the leaders of different business organizations and traders to ensure reasonable

Experts for movement to stop early marriage

Public representatives and development activists at a brief pre-rally discussion in Rajshahi observed that waging social movement alongside creating

Advancement of industry for national dev stressed

Sufficient manpower and labor force in such a level in Bangladesh it can easily be developed.  It can make

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