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  • BNP’s demand for polls deferment unrealistic: Quader
  • Keep aside 33 pc nominations for women: Leaders
  • BNP submits another list of 1,002 ‘fictitious cases’ to PMO
  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • No way to defer election date further: CEC
  • Oikyafront to meet EC Wednesday seeking polls deferment
  • Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’
  • New election date aimed at keeping foreign observers at bay: BNP
  • Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar
Iraq parliament to hold emergency session

Iraq parliament to hold emergency session

BASRA: Iraq’s parliament on Friday called an emergency session after a curfew was imposed in the southern city of Basra following a fresh outbreak…

Mattis makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

KABUL: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with top Afghan leaders during an unannounced visit to Kabul yesterday, adding his weight to a flurry of diplomatic efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table, reports AFP. His trip comes a little more than a year after President Donald Trump unveiled…

Seven police officers killed in N Afghanistan

SHIBERGHAN: Seven police officers lost their lives as Taliban insurgents stormed some security checkpoints in Mangajek district of Afghanistan’s northern Jawzjan province yesterday, head of Provincial Council, Babir Eshci said, reports Xinhua. “A group of Taliban rebels attacked some security…

Yemen rebels grounded as peace talks on hold

SANAA: Yemen’s Huthi rebels, expected at UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva with the government, remained grounded in Sanaa yesterday citing fears they would not be allowed to return home if they left, reports AFP. The Huthis, powerful armed tribes locked in a war with Yemen’s Saudi-backed…
Attacker stabs right-wing presidential frontrunner

Attacker stabs right-wing presidential frontrunner

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil’s right-wing presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed and seriously injured while campaigning Thursday, with police…

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse

TOKYO: Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all and images of the destruction caused have been beamed around the world, reports AFP. And while world-class infrastructure and high-tech warning systems means the death toll and damage…
One year on, ‘quake isn’t over’ in Mexico

One year on, ‘quake isn’t over’ in Mexico

VILLAFLORES: One year after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake devastated southern Mexico, the poor, indigenous communities near the epicenter feel forgotten…

China launches new marine satellite

TAIYUAN: China sent a new marine satellite into orbit yesterday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change, reports Xinhua. A Long March-2C rocket carrying the HY-1C satellite took off at 11:15 a.m.  from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi…

Kosovo president warns Serbia talks ‘difficult’

BRUSSELS: Kosovo president Hashim Thaci cautioned yesterday that hammering out a deal with his Serbian counterpart would be “difficult”, as the pair arrived in Brussels for talks after speculation about a possible land-swap, reports AFP. The former war foes are in EU-led negotiations to…

Mass grave site with 166 bodies found

COATZACOALCOS: Mexican authorities discovered at least 166 bodies at a mass grave site in Veracruz state, prosecutors said Thursday, the latest horrifying find in a region hit by bloody drug cartel turf wars, reports AFP. Home to the city of Veracruz, one of Mexico’s largest ports, the eastern…
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