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Hasina foresees further progress, development in 2018

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent her New Year’s greetings to the people of Bangladesh. “This is the English New Year,” Hasina said at the inauguration of the 23rd Dhaka International Trade Fair on Monday. “Let me say to everyone, Happy New Year! It is my hope that the New Year will bring progress and development.” Hasina’s cabinet colleagues, members ...

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Former Habiganj councillor killed by police gunfire

Yunus Miah, a former municipal councillor, has been killed in police gunfire in Habiganj’s Chunarughat. The incident occurred in Magurunda village in Paikpara Union around midnight on Sunday, said Chunarughat Police OC Azmiruzzaman. Yunus, 40, was a former ward councillor of Ward-9 in the Chunarughat Municipality and was involved in drug trafficking, police said. “Yunus and three or four others ...

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Costa Rican plane crash kills 12, including 10 US nationals

A Costa Rican plane crashed into woodland off a popular tourist beach on Sunday, killing 10 US citizens and two local pilots, the Costa Rican government said. The accident occurred in the mountainous area off the Punta Islita beach town in the province of Guanacaste, about 230 km (140 miles) west of the capital of San Jose. Enio Cubillo, director ...

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