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  • 'Sadistic' paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years
  • Lawyers get certified copy of Khaleda’s verdict
  • Lawyers get certified copy of Khaleda’s verdict
  • DSE all set to pick Chinese consortium as strategic partner today
  • Local govt reps ‘play the cronies’
  • Govt confirms SSC question leak
  • BNP hopes to ride sympathy wave
  • President seeks active media role for democratic continuity
Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

MOSCOW: Moscow authorities battled to clear streets and told children they could skip school, and scores of flights were delayed as the city was blanketed…
Erdogan meets pope as Rome bans protests

Erdogan meets pope as Rome bans protests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Pope Francis yesterday while police enforced a protest ban in central Rome as feelings run high over Turkey’s…

Respect nuclear limits under New START Treaty, says US

WASHINGTON: The United States, which unveiled a new aggressive nuclear strategy, has met the limits set on its arsenal under the New START Treaty, which enters a new phase yesterday, and reminded Russia to uphold its commitments, reports AFP. The strategic arms reduction treaty was signed by Washington…

Dutch withdraw ambassador to Turkey as ties sour

THE HAGUE: The Netherlands announced Monday it was withdrawing its ambassador from Turkey, and will refuse to allow Ankara to post one in the country as diplomatic ties plunge to new lows, reports AFP. Relations have deteriorated in the past months, after Dutch officials barred a Turkish minister from…

Syria strikes kill 23 near Damascus

BEIRUT: At least 23 civilians were killed yesterday as Syrian government air strikes pounded a rebel-held enclave near the capital Damascus, a monitor said, reports AFP. The region of Eastern Ghouta is home to an estimated 400,000 people living under government siege and facing escalating bombardment…

Leading ivory trade investigator killed in Kenya

NAIROBI: A world-renowned ivory investigator whose detailed reports contributed to the fight against elephant poaching and the illegal wildlife trade, was killed at his home in Kenya, police said yesterday, reports AFP. Esmond Martin, 75, died after being stabbed at his house in the Nairobi suburb of…

Maldives oppn urges global community to help end crisis

MALÉ: Opposition leaders in the Maldives urged the international community yesterday to pressure President Abdulla Yameen into obeying a court order to free political prisoners and “restore democracy” to the troubled honeymoon islands, reports AFP. Yameen’s regime has so far…

Man shot trying to enter Iran presidency

TEHRAN: Iranian security forces shot and wounded a man who tried to enter the president’s office in central Tehran by force yesterday, local media reported, reports AFP. “An individual wearing a shroud tried to push through the doors of the president’s office and was warned by security…
Jacob Zuma ‘rejects ANC request’ to stand down

Jacob Zuma ‘rejects ANC request’ to stand down

London; South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has defied his party and refused to step down, according to media reports BBC. He and senior members…

India’s ruling BJP chief slams Congress for dynasty politics

NEW DELHI: India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah yesterday slammed the main opposition Congress party for its dynasty politics in his debut speech in the parliament, reports Xinhua. “For 70 years, this country was run just by one family. At one point people started…
‘I put my trust in Allah’, says Paris suspect in court

‘I put my trust in Allah’, says Paris suspect in court

BRUSSELS: Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam told a Belgian court on the first day of his trial over a shootout with police yesterday that he was not…
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