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The United Nations and the United States joined the world in welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor on

UN chief urges restraint for Bolivians

The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is deeply concerned about the situation in Bolivia, where Evo Morales resigned

Cambodian opposition leader meets US, French envoys

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha met the French and U.S. ambassadors on Monday after his house arrest was lifted,

Iran underground lab helps produce low-enriched uranium

The head of Iran's nuclear program told The Associated Press on Monday that the country is now producing more

Ex-PM Najib ordered to enter defense in 1MDB case

A Malaysian judge on Monday ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak to enter a defense at his first corruption

Trudeau's victory sparks calls for 'Wexit' in Canada

The growing calls for Wexit are threatening to overshadow the second term of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Wexit

'Macron comments on NATO dangerous'

French President Emmanuel Macron's critical remarks about NATO were "dangerous", Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview

Austrian leader Kurz backs coalition talks

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday he plans to hold formal coalition talks with the Greens, but

'Dream house' made of plastic in Cumilla

A traffic policeman is turning heads with his environment-friendly dream house made out of sand-filled discarded plastic bottles in

Fresh unrest in Iraq kills 4 protesters

A rights group in Iraq says four protesters have been killed and some 130 wounded in clashes between security

JL celebrates founding anniversary in Rangpur

Rangpur district and city units of Bangladesh Awami Jubo League (AJL) on Monday celebrated its 47th founding anniversary with

13 'professional robbers' rehabilitated in Rangpur

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has urged the derailed people to come back to the normal life and contribute to

Day laborer's house gutted in Sylhet fire

The house of a day laborer was gutted in a fire at Baonpur Paschimpara village in Bishwanath upazila in

Ivanka rejects notion family profits

Ivanka Trump brushed off criticism that her family has profited off the presidency and said Friday a big

NASA unveils first electric plane X-57 Maxwell

NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental

Lebanon's grand mufti calls for protesters

Lebanon's grand mufti, the top cleric for Sunni Muslims, called on Saturday for the formation of a new emergency

7-month-old twins buried in rain-swept funeral

Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday for the burial of a mother, her months-old twins and two other children

Bolivians turn to Day of Skulls for hope as protests rage

With Bolivia racked by angry political protest, some in the landlocked South American nation turned to a more pensive

Prince Harry hints at baby number 2

Prince Harry hinted that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are thinking about a second baby when the couple

3 infants died after being fed infected breast milk

Roused in the middle of the night by a nurse's phone call, the parents headed quickly for the hospital

Helpline '333' now in Sylhet

Helpline service '333' has been launched in Sylhet to provide information on the procedures of receiving public services

Vegetables on Gumti char bring fortunes to farmers

Hundreds of farmers in Cumilla district are delighted over bumper yield of vegetables on the char lands of

715 more ponds to be re-excavated in Rajshahi

 Around 715 more derelict ponds and 10 other big closed water bodies will be brought under re-excavation aimed

Dolphin survey in Sundarbans complete

The Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, is home to two freshwater dolphin species - the endangered Ganges

China backs bolder action over Hong Kong unrest

Beijing supports more bold measures to tackle the roots of unrest that has rocked Hong Kong for months, a

'CEO won't get bonus until Max flies'

Boeing's new chairman gave embattled CEO Dennis Muilenburg a vote of confidence Tuesday and said the chief executive is

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