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  • 2 female ‘militants’ surrender at Narsingdi hideout
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Resign or be held accountable

Three visiting women Nobel Peace Prize winners yesterday accused Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the nation's military of genocide for their role…
US, UK for fair, inclusive polls

US, UK for fair, inclusive polls

The United States and United Kingdom yesterday laid emphasis on free, fair and participatory elections and noted that democracy is of paramount important…

Rohingyas flee no man’s land after Myanmar threat

Hundreds of Rohingya living in no man's land have left their makeshift camp and crossed into Bangladesh after soldiers from Myanmar used loudhailers to threaten them, community leaders said yesterday, reports AFP from Tombru in Bandarban. Around 6,000 Rohingya have been living on a thin strip of…

‘ISIS-Bangladesh’ placed on US sanctions lis

The US Treasury Department has put “ISIS-Bangladesh” on its sanctions list that contains two individuals and seven groups from six countries as the country ‘moves to check global terrorism’. Apart from ISIS-Bangladesh, other groups are from Egypt, the Philippines, Somalia, Nigeria…

‘Dubious transactions under scanner’

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said that Bangladesh Bank is working with law enforcement and intelligence agencies to keep surveillance of militant financing in the country and its origin. “The agencies are monitoring earnings coming from foreign countries to trace the source of…

PM slams BNP for putting Tarique at its helm

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sharply criticised BNP for dropping section 7 from its charter and making a convict its head, reports UNB. "What will the party that accepts corruption as policy or support it in its charter, and accepts a corrupt leader work for the wellbeing of people? They…

Isis supporter jailed in UK

A man who tried to recruit Isis fighters around the world from his London home has been jailed after one of his targets turned him in, reports The Independent, UK. Mohammed Kamal Hussain, 28, sent thousands of messages aiming to generate support for the terrorist group using Facebook, WhatsApp and the…

Bangladesh has second-worst roads in Asia

Roads in Bangladesh are among the worst in Asia, according to the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018 released by the World Economic Forum. DataLEADS/ANN recently prepared an info graph based on the index. According to the graph, prepared in the scales of extensiveness and condition of road infrastructure,…

Four UN troops killed in central Mali mine blast

Four UN peacekeepers were killed yesterday when a mine exploded under their vehicle in central Mali in a deliberate attack, capping a bloody week for civilians and security forces in the West African nation, reports AFP from Bamako. Jihadists have ramped up their activities in central Mali in recent…
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