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Prominent US climate scientists have told the Guardian that the Trump administration is holding up research funding as

Sengkang Central site goes for top bid of $777.8m

A CapitaLand and City Developments Ltd (CDL) tie-up has clinched a commercial and residential site in Sengkang Central.

'Malaysia's Freedom of Information Act to be formulated in stages'

The Pakatan Harapan government is committed to implementing the Freedom of Information Act, in line with its election manifesto.

Top cancer scientist loses £3.5m of funding

Prof Nazneen Rahman, who resigned from her post at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London last

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful

VW's CEO worried about emissions software

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators

Initiative to offer exposure for SMEs' food products

Small and medium-sized food companies here will be able to get their new products out in supermarkets faster,

UK probes WW2 looting claims

The UK will investigate allegations that British World War Two wrecks in Asia have been targeted by scavengers,

UK, Ukrainian paragliders killed in Macedonia

Macedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air. Police

South African coelacanths threatened by oil exploration

Bright blue, older than dinosaurs and weighing as much as an average-sized man, coelacanths are the most endangered

100-year-old blackstone idol seized

Police seized a 100-year-old black stone idol from two people at Burichang upazila and detained them. Acting on a

Traders upset over poor sale of Tangail saris

Traders of Tangail are upset due to poor sale of traditional handloom saris in the district ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

1.54 lakh families get VGF rice in Rajshahi

Some 154,250 poor and distressed families have been brought under vulnerable group feeding (VGF) program in Rajshahi for

Md Mostafa Kamal best SI in Chattagram Range

Md Mostafa Kamal of Daudkandi Model Police Station has been selected as a best Sub-inspector (SI) for seizing illegal

4,621 people get VGF rice in Natore

Natore Municipality has distributed VGF rice among 4,621 people and Tk 116,000 among 27 Eidgahs in Natore on

Extortion case against expelled AL leader

An extortion case has been filed against Bhanga Upazila AL's expelled general secretary Faizur Rahman on Saturday. Madani

ACC submits charge sheet against sub registrar

Anti Corruption Comm-ission has been submitted the charge sheet against the sub registrar, who was arrested with bribe

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan': Study

Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than

Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protect order

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused

Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide'

Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the

Mexico navy says finds 50 tons of meth in mountain lab

Mexican marines on Friday said they had discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital

Italy opens probe of collapsed bridge

Italy's government opened an investigation on Thursday (Aug 16) into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying

Brazil mall executives shrug off looming Amazon expansion

Fears of e-commerce taking off in Brazil have sunk shares of the country's big mall operators this year,

JSL leaders call for building Sonar Bangla

Jatiya Sramik League (JSL) at a mourning discussion in Rangpur on Friday night called upon various professional groups

100 women freed from sex traffickers in Mexico

Some 100 women from across Latin America and eastern Europe were freed from sex traffickers Friday by Mexican

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