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From Thailand to Kenya, trains run on tracks from steel mills in China's northeast, a rust-belt region that

S Korean tourists shun Japan over trade row

The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell last month to its lowest in nearly a year

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in

FB rolls out tool to block off data gathering

Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet or at least on Facebook. Facebook

'It will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria'

Greece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through

'Reopening Brexit talks on backstop unlikely'

Germany's president said on Wednesday it was unlikely that negotiations over the so-called Irish backstop, a key point

France wants progress in Ukraine before Russia returns to G7

Russia's readmission to the Group of Seven nations depends on progress in Ukraine peace talks, a French diplomatic

Hong Kong citizens buy Malaysian homes

Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing

Global stocks are mixed before US Fed release

Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman

4.5 metric tons of fish fries released in Rajshahi

Department of Fisheries has released 4.5 metric tons of fish fries and fingerlings in open water bodies in

Man beaten dead in Gaibandha

A man who was beaten over having tea in Gobindaganj municipality in Gaibandha on Sunday night died early

56 floating Aman seed beds prepared in Gaibandha

Some 56 floating seed beds of Aman paddy have been prepared in all the seven upazilas in Gaibandha

'Child rapist' arrested in Jhenaidah

A man, accused of raping a seventh grader, was arrested from Khajura in the Sadar upazila on Wednesday.

Training workshop on Campus Radio inaugurated

Inauguration ceremony of three days long training workshop on campus radio held in liaison office of Begum Rokeya

2 drug dealers arrested with Phensidyl

A woman has been arrested with her son from their house at Atapara in Bogura on Tuesday in

Woman electrocuted

A sexagenarian woman has died from electrocution in Patkekghata upazila here. The deceased was identified as Ayjan Bibi,

Militants leaving rebel town as Syrian troops push in

The main insurgent group in the Syrian province of Idlib pulled out of a key rebel town as

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe

 Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five

Cellphone breaks not good for your brain

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively

Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China's pigs

 Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus

White House insists 'fundamentals' of US economy are strong

The "fundamentals" of the US economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of

Afghans restore art shattered by Taliban

 The Taliban fighters arrived with hammers and hatred. What they left behind is laid out on tables at

UK concerned about missing employee in China

The British foreign ministry said it is "extremely concerned" about an employee of its consulate in Hong Kong

Apple TV+ set for November launch

Apple Inc. plans to roll out the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service by November, part of

Italy's Di Maio signals imminent end of government

Luigi Di Maio, head of the ruling 5-Star Movement, signaled the imminent demise of Italy's coalition government on

RCC to bring rickshaws under registration by Sept 30

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has taken decision of bringing all auto-rickshaws and charger rickshaws under registration aims at

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