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Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city

After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon

Concern grows over UAE-based oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Tracking data shows an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz

HK retailers forecast sharp drop in sales as protests rock city

Hong Kong retailers said on Tuesday they expect sales for July and August to drop by double-digits from

Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced labor

Colonial-era Korean laborers are seeking a court's approval for the sales of local assets of their former Japanese

Venezuelan migrants take arepas to new lands

Venezuelans like to jest that their beloved arepas are so widely consumed that babies come out of the

Flood situation further deteriorates in Jamalpur

Overall flood situation in the district aggravated further as the mighty Jamuna continued to swell up submerging more

One killed in Khulna road mishap

An electrician of Military Engineer Services (MES) of Khulna Jahanabad Cantonment killed in a road mishap on Monday

Fish farming in cage gains popularity in Narsingdi

Fish farming in cage, a new devised technology is increasingly getting popularity among the people of Narsingdi district.

Tube-wells distributed in Sherpur

Tube-wells distributed among poor and straitened family at Sherpur sadar upazila of Sherpur district on Sunday noon. A

Bank of England picks World War II code-cracker

Mathematician Alan Turing, who helped Britain win World War Two with his code-cracking but committed suicide after being

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Former US Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on

Climate activists disrupt British cities

Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the

Boeing's 737 Max may stay grounded until 2020

Boeing Co's 737 Max may stay grounded until early 2020, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, months later

As Epstein bail fight looms, feds say evidence growing daily

Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by

Zimbabwe inflation almost doubles, stirring memories of economic chaos

Zimbabwe's annual inflation almost doubled to a new 10-year high of 175.66% in June, data showed on Monday,

Skydiving plane crash in Sweden kills 9

A small plane carrying parachutists crashed in northern Sweden soon after takeoff on Sunday and all nine people

Cash still king for Germans, despite five years of zero rates

Saving account rates have been stuck at zero for years but Germans - traditionally among Europe's most investment-averse

Afghan radio station shuts down after threats by suspected Taliban

A private radio station in Afghanistan has shut down after numerous threats from a suspected Taliban commander who

Britain looks to train school leavers as future negotiators

As Britain prepares to carry out its own trade negotiations for the first time in decades, the government

Flood swamps fresh areas in Rangpur

Flood situation deteriorated further following inundation of fresh areas as major rivers in the Brahmaputra basin, except Teesta,

Flood control dyke collapses in Gaibandha

Flood situation in Gaibandha district deteriorated further as the Brahmaputra and the Ghagot registered further rise in last

Locals demand Minni's arrest over Rifat murder

Alleging that she had a part to the gruesome murder of her husband Rifat Sharif who was hacked

Call to properly utilize SRDLs to enhance youth skills

Speakers at a program said proper utilization of Sheikh Rassel Digital Labs (SRDLs) could play vital role in

World Youth Skills Day observed

The World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)-2019 was observed here like other parts of the country with a call

One killed inside court room in Cumilla

An accused was stabbed to death by another accused in the same murder case in front of the

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