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Two protesters were killed and over a dozen wounded in central Baghdad on Friday in renewed violence between anti-government

Libyan state oil firm warns against export blockade

Libya's National Oil Company warned Friday against threats to block oil exports, the war-torn country's main income source, two

Chicago flights halted

 The Federal Aviation Administration halted all flights in and out of Chicago's O'Hare Airport for hours Friday night due

Scientists seek rare species survivors

Australia's unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) of brushland, rainforests, and

Migrants, troops slowly build up on Guatemala-Mexico border

More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival

Russian opposition left with few options

 Russian President Vladimir Putin played it differently this time. Instead of openly declaring plans to extend his rule like

Evo's party names poll runners for vote

The party of exiled former Bolivian President Evo Morales has named the candidates for its ticket in the country's

Kurigram youth chases his dream

Like many other graduates, he could have joined the ongoing battle for a lucrative government job on completion of

Cauliflower production makes Bogura farmers happy

The bumper crops of cauliflowers and cabbage and the expected price beam the farmers' faces in Bogura district this

Man held for attempted rape of minor girl in Natore

Police in a drive arrested a man for attempting to rape a minor girl from Bonbelgharia in Sadar upazila

The curious case of onion 'theft' in Satkhira

Farmers at Digong village of Kolaroa upazila in Satkhira are spending sleepless nights guarding their onion fields as rampant

Woman stabbed to death

An elderly woman was stabbed to death allegedly by miscreants at Pargurudaspur in Gurudaspur upazila early Thursday.The deceased was

Seminar on economic development held at IU

A regional seminar on 'contemporary issues in economic development of Bangladesh' was held at Islamic University in Kushtia on

Jashore farmers eye bumper garlic yield

Farmers at Rajganj of Manirampur Upazila are expecting good production of garlic this season. They said they got fair

Gaibandha AL gives 4,000 blankets to cold-hit people

Senior leaders of Gaibandha district unit Awami League (AL) distributed 4,000 pieces of blankets among the cold- stricken people

Good governance in industries stressed to increase productivity

Speakers at a program underscored the need for ensuring good governance in the management of industries for increasing productivity.

France reaffirms Sahel presence but root cause of crisis unsolved

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his counterparts from five Sahelian countries - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger

Lebanon security forces fire tear gas to protesters

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside the central bank on Tuesday night, facing off with

'Earth's oldest solid material found'

Researchers said Monday that new techniques have allowed them to identify the oldest solid material ever found on

Mozambique's Nyusi begins 2nd term

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi is being sworn in for a second and final term Wednesday after five turbulent years

'Taiwan policy intact despite election results'

A Chinese official said Wednesday that Beijing will not change its policy of annexing Taiwan through its "one country,

Amazon tribes gather to plan resistance to Brazil government

Brazilian indigenous leaders began a four-day tribal gathering in the Amazon on Tuesday to plan their opposition to far-right

Hospital scrambles to save injured koalas

Dozens of injured koalas arrive at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park's makeshift animal hospital each day in cat carriers,

Cold-hit people get blankets in Rajshahi

Some 1000 cold-hit people coming from 31 less-income groups and marginalized communities in Rajshahi city were given blankets aimed

Road crash kills Habiganj truck workers’ union leader

Habiganj Zila Truck-Tank-Lorry workers union General Secretary Shajahan Mia, 55, was killed in a road accident in Kalimnagar

Sales points violating tobacco control laws in Rangpur: Survey

A survey conducted last year by Association for Community Development (ACD) revealed that 90 percent sales points of tobacco

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