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  • AL makes 21 special pledges in election manifesto
  • AL to introduce 5G services, reduce cost of internet, cell-phone use
  • HC confirms Khaleda's ineligibility to contest polls
  • BNP manifesto promises scrapping black laws, higher GDP growth
  • Quader hopes AL to win next polls again
  • US hopes polls to be credible
US to close Palestinian mission in Washington

US to close Palestinian mission in Washington

The United States will shut the Palestine Liberation Organisation's diplomatic office in Washington, DC, over the Palestinian government's refusal…
Gunmen storms Libya’s oil firm, 2 dead

Gunmen storms Libya’s oil firm, 2 dead

TRIPOLI: Armed men yesterday stormed the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Company in Tripoli killing at least two people, officials said, as witnesses…

China calls on US, N Korea to implement Singapore deal

BEIJING: China's top legislator voiced hope that North Korea and the United States will implement their nuclear summit agreement as he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Chinese state media said yesterday, reports AFP. Li Zhanshu, sent by President Xi Jinping to attend North Korea's 70th…

CIA to expand its armed drone programme in Africa: NYT

The CIA is reportedly expanding its armed drone programme in Africa and will start using a military base in the Nigerien desert to carry out raids on areas where ISIL and al-Qaeda are believed to operate, reports Al Jazeera. The New York Times reported on Monday that a secret military base in Dirkou,…

China shuts down famous Christian church

BEIJING: Beijing officials have shut down one of China's largest "underground" Protestant churches for operating without a licence, the Communist government's latest move to ramp up control over religious worship, reports AFP. Around 70 officials stormed into the Zion Church -- housed…
CBS boss quits amid sex assaults claims

CBS boss quits amid sex assaults claims

NEW YORK: US television giant CBS announced Sunday the immediate departure of powerful CEO Leslie Moonves, one of the biggest scalps in the #MeToo era,…
Swedish deadlock as nationalists gain

Swedish deadlock as nationalists gain

STOCKHOLM: Sweden faced political deadlock yesterday after the far-right made gains in legislative elections that left the question of who will form the…
Huge gold-encrusted rocks unearthed in Australia

Huge gold-encrusted rocks unearthed in Australia

Miners in Western Australia say they have discovered two huge gold-encrusted rocks that are each estimated to be worth millions of dollars, reports BBC.…

Taliban kill dozens in multiple attacks

At least 37 members of Afghan security forces and pro-government fighters have been killed in separate attacks carried out by the Taliban in the country's north, according to provincial officials, reports Al Jazeera. Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, the head of the provincial council in Kunduz province, said…

Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia

An Egyptian man in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after a video of him having breakfast with a woman went viral on Twitter, reports BBC. In the video, a man with an Egyptian dialect eats breakfast beside a womanwearing a full face veil, who many assumed to be Saudi. This is in contravention with law…

7 wounded in Paris knife attack

PARIS: Seven people including two British tourists were wounded in Paris late Sunday by a knife-wielding man, a terrifying attack that bystanders tried to stop by throwing petanque balls at the assailant, reports AFP. Four of the victims were in a critical condition, police said, after the man brandishing…

Sudan police save 85 minors from trafficking

LYON: Police in Sudan have rescued nearly 100 people, 85 of them minors, after breaking up a human trafficking network in the northeast African country last month, Interpol said yesterday, reports AFP. Two men and twelve women were arrested and around $20,000 of suspected ransom money was seized in…
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