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  • Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI
  • UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar
  • Suu Kyi to soon understand crisis: Kamal
  • Trump assures PM of all supports on Rohingya issue
  • 5 dubious claims Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi made in her speech
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Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica POINTE-À-PITRE: Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island…
Dominica braces for Hurricane Maria Dominica braced for Hurricane Maria on Monday as the "potentially catastrophic"…
Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI Reacting to Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s address to the nation,…
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Metro
12 model colleges nationalised The government has nationalised 12 model school & colleges across the country.  The Education Ministry issued a notification on Monday in this…
Conjoined twin dies after birth in Rajshahi A conjoined twin died on Monday evening immediately after birth at a hospital in Laxmipur area of the divisional city. The twin was born in Islami Bank…
  • Rohingya persecution crime against humanity: Speakers
  • Idol makers busy ahead of Durga Puja in Rajshahi
  • 3 more Rohingyas admitted to CMCH
  • Bangladesh
    Govt alone can’t bring down rice prices sans traders’ help: Tofail Saying that rice prices cannot be brought down without the cooperation of rice traders, three senior ministers yesterday (Tuesday) disclosed a set of initiatives taken by the government to tame prices. These included use of poly-bags for storing rice and opening the Rohonpur border for smooth entry…
    Trump assures PM of all supports on Rohingya issue US President Donald Trump has assured Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of his country's all supports on the Rohingya issue as they talked on the sidelines of a high level meeting on UN reforms. "President Trump said the United States will stand beside Bangladesh on Rohingya issue,"…
  • Suu Kyi to soon understand crisis: Kamal
  • Noakhali boat capsize kills 4
  • Politics
    AL moves to gain int’l support on Rohingya issue The Awami League (AL) is optimistic that neighbouring countries India and China will stand beside the Bangladesh government to overcome the Rohingya crisis. The party has already started scampering to drum up support of the international community, including the two neighbours, on the Rohingya issue.…
    Myanmar violating BD airspace for govt’s subservient policy: BNP BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Monday alleged that Myanmar is repeatedly violating Bangladesh airspace due to the government’s incapability to run the country and its subservient policy. “The Myanmar is now violating our airspace again and again due to the current government’s…
  • BNP think-tanks come up with suggestions to rejuvenate party
  • BNP wants army to distribute relief among Rohingyas
  • Sports
    Rubel denied entry to South Africa Pace bowler Rubel Hossain was prevented from boarding a flight to South Africa with the Bangladesh tour squad after the airline claimed he did…
  • PSG win again but tensions simmer between Neymar, Cavani
  • Bangladesh stun India in opener
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    • London : Pakistani-British trader Essam (R) sets up his vegetable stall at East Street Market in south London on September 2, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Tokyo : Pedestrians walk on a crossing as rain falls due to weather patterns from Typhoon Talim in Tokyo on September 17, 2017.
    • Greece : A boat-bar sails past the White Tower (C) in the Thermaikos gulf as a couple sitting in the waterfront in Thessaloniki on August 31, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : An approaching storm looms over the French riviera city of Nice on September 2, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Russia : A picture shows a structure with a mammoth skull in Nizhny Novgorod will host several games of the FIFA World Cup 2018, capured on August 26, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : US Air Force F-16 Thunderbirds perform during the airshow at Joint Andrews Air Base in Maryland on September 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Tbilisi : A pigeon drinks water in a fountain during in Tbilisi on September 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People take a selfie with a mobile phone in the Zaryadye Park next to St. Basil's cathedral (R) and Spasskaya tower (L) in central Moscow on September 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Hessen : A BMW concept Z4 car is presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on September 13, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A hostess stands next to a 3D model during the Cityscape Global exhibition, Dubai's premier property show, on September 11, 2017 in Dubai. AFP PHOTO
    Failing to besiege the Myanmar embassy following police obstruction at Gulshan to protest the ongoing atrocities on Rohingyas
in the neighboring country, members of Hefazat-e-Islam stage a sit in at Shantinagar in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Failing to besiege the Myanmar embassy following police obstruction at Gulshan to protest…
    Rice and flower being sold in state-sponsored open market sale from a truck at Gendaria in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Rice and flower being sold in state-sponsored open market sale from a truck at Gendaria in…
    Students of Dakkhin Bashbaria Government Primary School in Dashmina upazila of Patuakhali attend classes under the open sky as the school building has turned
too risky. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of Dakkhin Bashbaria Government Primary School in Dashmina upazila of Patuakhali…
    Branches of a 200-year-old tree are being cut down at Barisal town to avoid life risk. The photo was taken on Thursday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Branches of a 200-year-old tree are being cut down at Barisal town to avoid life risk. The…
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