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  • UN expects fair polls in Bangladesh
  • Students demand revision of quota system in govt jobs
  • Zainab killer handed four death sentences
  • BNP begins signature collection from mass people
  • UPDF activist shot dead in Khagrachhari
Maldives shuts parliament

Maldives shuts parliament

MALE: Maldivian authorities yesterday announced an indefinite postponement of parliament as President Abdulla Yameen's regime resisted international…

Israeli planes hit Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire

GAZA CITY: Israeli aircraft hit a Hamas compound in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, after Palestinians there fired a rocket into the Jewish state, the Israeli army said, reports AFP. "In response to the projectile fired at southern Israel... fighter jets struck a Hamas compound composed of…

N Korea presses ahead with military parade

North Korea has defended plans for a large-scale military parade scheduled for the day before the Winter Olympics in South Korea, reports BBC. Pyongyang's annual military parade to mark the founding of its armed forces has taken place in April for 40 years. From 2018, however, it has been changed…

End ‘lethal force’ against fleeing Syrians

BEIRUT: Human Rights Watch called on Ankara on Saturday to stop using "lethal force" against Syrians trying to cross into Turkey, urging it to open its border to those seeking asylum, reports AFP. A major offensive waged by Syrian government troops in the northwestern province of Idlib has…

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan

Tokyo: Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista, reports AP. The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop's name in Japanese means "strange cafe." The…
Egypt unveils tomb of ancient priestess

Egypt unveils tomb of ancient priestess

CAIRO: Egyptian archaeologists yesterday unveiled the tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess adorned with well-preserved and rare wall paintings, reports AFP.…
Pak minister shot wife before killing self: Police

Pak minister shot wife before killing self: Police

Islamabad: Pakistani provincial minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, who was found dead in his house along with his wife, first killed her and then committed…

Suspect arrested for petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi's home

YANGON: Myanmar police say they have arrested a mentally ill man who confessed to tossing a petrol bomb into the Yangon compound of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week, reports AFP. Suu Kyi was not home when the crude bomb landed inside the gate of her lakeside villa on Thursday, causing little…
Philippines gripped by dengue vaccine fears

Philippines gripped by dengue vaccine fears

London: Fears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases, officials have warned, reports…
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