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World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital: Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged leaders of Muslim nations to recognise…
'No peace or stability' without Jerusalem as Palestinian capital: Abbas Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday warned that there could be "no…
'Chinese superman' died doing pullups off a 62-storey skyscraper A famous Chinese ‘rooftopper’, sometimes referred to as “Chinese…
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‘Robber’ killed in city gunfight   A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Tejgaon area of the capital early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Abdullah,…
‘Man kills self’ in city A young man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his resident in capital’s Merul Badda area on Tuesday evening.    …
  • Call to increase health budget for quality services
  • 11 workers burned in Gazipur gas cylinder blast
  • Admission test results of DU-affiliated 7 colleges published
  • Bangladesh
    Exec magistrates abusing power in mobile courts A High Court bench yesterday observed that executive magistrates are abusing their power by running ‘mobile courts’ from their offices instead of visiting the scene of incident, as they should. The bench of Justice Quazi Reza-ul Hoque and Justice Mohammad Ullah made the observation while…
    New arrivals of Rohingyas now stand at 647,000: IOM Some 647,000 new arrivals of Rohingyas were reported as of December 12,  according to IOM Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) report released on Wednesday.  The increase in the number of refugees is not as a result of a significant influx of refugees across the border, but instead due to…
  • Police interrogating Akayed’s family over terror link: Home Minister
  • Question paper leak: Exam in 119 pry schools suspended
  • Politics
    Govt to resist any attack on minority: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the present government is determined to resist any types of  attacks on the minority community as it is a criminal offense.  "No one including AL activists will be spared if they are involved in such criminal offense...The…
    BNP calls BCL school committees ‘superstructure of terrorism’ BNP on Wednesday alleged that Awami League's student body Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) is forming its committee at the school level to build the 'superstructure of terrorism' across the country. "It's a plan to cripple the whole nation by destroying the education system,"…
  • Another case filed against Mahmudur
  • Overseas voting centres for expats likely: Muhith
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    • Sweden : A man runs towards a group of ducks after snow fall on December 11, 2017 in Sundbyberg near Stockholm. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Fog covers the top floors of an office building hosting some of the offices of state-owned Russian banking and financial services company Sberbank in central Moscow on December 10, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A photograph taken on December 11, 2017 shows the FIFA World Cup 2018 mascot Zabivaka in front of the Manege Exhibition Hall outside the Kremlin in Moscow. AFP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : Children play in the snow in Rotterdam on December 10, 2017, during heavy snowfall. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A dog runs past children on sledges pulled through the snow by a tractor on December 10, 2017 near Unlingen-Moehringen, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • New York : Snow falls as a woman dressed as Santa participates in the annual SantaCon pub crawl on December 9, 2017, in New York. AFP PHOTO
    • Madrid : A Quaker parrot perches on a tree in the Retiro Park in Madrid on December 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : People walk past a pond as the Blue Mosque is seen in the backround on December 9, 2017 during the evening at Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : This photograh taken on November 7, 2017, shows Pakistani horse riders holding lances that are used to pick up pegs at a tent-pegging competition during an annual festival at the village of Kot Fateh Khan in Attock district in Punjab province. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : A falcon hunts an Outarde houbara bird during the 4th International Festival of Falconry in the Ramah Area of al-Ain on December 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT affairs adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, along with Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan visits a call centre at National
Control and Command Centre on Abdul Gani Road in the capital yesterday after inaugural ceremony of expanded national emergency services
through using toll-free hotline number '999' across the country. (STORY ON PAGE 16) FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT affairs adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, along with Home Minister…
    Growers busy harvesting red amaranth at a field in Dumuria upazila of Khulna district yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Growers busy harvesting red amaranth at a field in Dumuria upazila of Khulna district yesterday.…
    Farmers carry paddy from a field near Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet yesterday amidst harvesting season. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Farmers carry paddy from a field near Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet…
    Jubilant Rangpur Riders players and officials pose for a photograph after clinching
the maiden Bangladesh Premier League championship trophy beating Dhaka
Dynamites in the final match held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in
the capital yesterday. Photo: Nabiulla Nabi Jubilant Rangpur Riders players and officials pose for a photograph after clinching the maiden…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Egyptian singer jailed over banana video
    A court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana. Shaimaa Ahmed, a 25-year-old known professionally as Shyma, was arrested last month after the video sparked outrage in the…
    Environment
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    Warming Arctic is new normal, will affect us all: Report

    A rapidly warming Arctic, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the rest of the planet, is the “new normal,” and the melting ice is triggering environmental changes that will affect…
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    400,000 children in DR Congo could die from hunger: Unicef
    The United Nations warned Tuesday that more than 400,000 children in Democratic…
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    Ivanka Trump's desi style wins the internet
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    Science & Tech
    New island offers clues in search for life on Mars: NASA
    The world's newest island -- formed during a volcanic eruption in the remote…
    SpaceX to launch first reused rocket for NASA on Friday
    SpaceX has delayed its latest grocery run for the International Space Station…
    The growing tide of fake news in India
    It was early March, 2014, and India was buzzing with activities that often…
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