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Devastating bushfires that blanketed Australia's largest city with hazardous smoke this week have heightened public anger and raised political

Johnson plays milkman in last dash before Brexit poll

Prime Minister Boris Johnson played the milkman early on Wednesday morning, promising surprised residents in west Yorkshire that he

No Christmas tinsel in Iraq, in solidarity with protesters

The Christmas tree in the middle of a central Baghdad plaza occupied by anti-government protesters is bare, save for

Swiss Greens fall short in bid for first cabinet seat

Environmentalist Greens failed to win a seat in the Swiss federal government on Wednesday, unable to persuade parliament to

Cambodia PM dismisses EU sanctions threat

 Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday dismissed a threat from the European Union (EU) to halt special trade

Thunberg tells govts 'You are misleading' on climate

Climate activist Greta Thunberg says that business and political leaders are misleading the public by holding negotiations that are

Five killed in hotel attack in Somali capital

Five people were killed in a jihadist attack on a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said Wednesday, adding

Chemical plant fire in Spain forces authorities to evacuate area

Catalan authorities evacuated the area around a chemical plant outside Barcelona early on Wednesday after a fire ripped through

Israeli parliament starts dissolving

The Israeli parliament began voting to dissolve itself on Wednesday and pave the path to an unprecedented third election

RWASA embarks on smart water management system

Rajshahi Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (RWASA) has persistently been working with the vision of establishing a sustainable and

10 women get 'Best Jayita Reception' in Rajshahi

Ten women get 'Best Joyeeta Reception' as recognition of attaining their success in different fields after overcoming difficulties and

Youth arrested with gold in Satkhira

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a young man with 500 grams of gold from Bhomra border in

8-day Book Fair begins in Khulna

An eight-day long divisional Book Fair started in Khulna on Wednesday at Sheikh Russel Intern-ational Tennis Complex. Ministry of

France unions take pensions battle back onto the streets

French airport workers, teachers and others joined nationwide strikes on Tuesday (Dec 10) as unions cranked up pressure on

'Unfathomable grief' as eight still missing at NZ volcano

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed "unfathomable grief" Tuesday for tourists caught in a deadly eruption at the

Eye blinded Indonesian reporter seeks justice

Hit by a projectile fired by Hong Kong police while covering an anti-government protest nearly two months ago, Indonesian

California fines CVS $3.6m for failing to recycle

California is fining the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider a record $3.6 million for failing to redeem deposits

Meg Whitman joins FC Cincinnati as newest owner

The current owner of FC Cincinnati welcomed billionaire Meg Whitman as the newest owner on Monday. The tech

2 days before election, Algeria jails 2 ex-PMs

An Algerian court jailed two former prime ministers for corruption on Tuesday, two days before a presidential election

Masks distributed by BD Clean in Nakla

More than 50 masks have been distributed among to road transport workers by "BD Clean Nakla" in Nakla upazila

Faridpur Branding Fair 'fails to serve purpose'

With the slogan, 'Sonali Anshe Bhorpur, Valobashi Faridpur' (Full of golden fibre, we love Faridpur'), the district administration has

France braces for even worse travel woes

France braced for even worse transportation woes when the new work week begins Monday due to nationwide strikes over

British leaders tour country in final push before election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leaders are pushing for the finish line in Britain's election campaign, dashing

Arabs reject use of religion to gain power

Across the Arab world, an increasing number of citizens disagree with the "use of religion for political gain," according

Factory owner, manager nabbed after Indian capital's deadliest fire

Police in New Delhi have arrested the owner and manager at a factory where 43 people perished in the

Nairobi governor pleads not guilty

 Nairobi's governor pleaded not guilty to corruption and other economic crimes involving millions of dollars in a Kenyan court

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