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Swiss Alps avalanche leaves 3 dead, 2 injured near glacier

International Desk : Swiss police say three skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Alps and two others have been taken to a hospital with light injuries. Police in Valais canton (state) say the avalanche hit the group of five skiers on Saturday afternoon. The group had set off from an Alpine hut earlier in the day to ...

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Siberian governor resigns after devastating mall fire

International Desk : The Kremlin says the governor of the Siberian region where a shopping center fire killed 64 people has resigned. The statement Sunday said Aman Tuleyev had offered his resignation and that it was accepted by President Vladimir Putin. Tuleyev had headed the Kemerovo region for more than 20 years. A March 25 fire at a four-story shopping ...

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Expelled Russian diplomats return from US amid spy dispute

International Desk : A plane carrying Russian diplomats who were expelled from the United States and their families has landed in Moscow. Russian news agencies say the plane that landed Sunday at Vnukovo Airport was carrying diplomats from the Russian Embassy in Washington. A separate flight with diplomats and families from the New York consulate and Russia’s United Nations mission ...

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UK Labour leader is criticized for anti-Semitism in party

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing criticism over his handling of reported anti-Semitism among some of his supporters. The simmering row escalated Sunday with newspaper reports about numerous anti-Semitic Facebook posts from groups that support Labour. The Sunday Times reports said some senior Labour staff workers were members of Facebook groups that made anti-Semitic and violent comments. ...

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Mother, son found dead in Sylhet house

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the bodies of a mother and her son from a house in Mirabazar area of the city on Sunday noon. The deceased were identified as Rokeya Begum, 40, and her SSC examinee son Rabiul Islam Rokon, 15. Local ward councilor Dinar Khan Hashu said hearing the cry of the 5 years old daughter of Rokeya ...

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UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors. Doctors who work with refugees and asylum-seekers have described the move as a major breach of medical ethics, saying it isn’t up to physicians to enforce immigration rules. In letters recently made public, politicians sparred ...

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3 Bangladeshi students killed in Australia road crash

Photo : Three Bangladeshi students are killed and four injured in a car crash at Kakadu National Park in Australia on March 31, 20 Mirror Desk : Three Bangladeshi students have been killed and four injured in a car crash at Kakadu National Park, in the Northern Territory of Australia. The car carrying seven people rolled on the Kakadu Highway ...

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Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir as troops kill 8 rebels

International Desk : At least eight rebels have been killed in fighting with Indian troops in disputed Kashmir, triggering a new round of anti-India protests and clashes, officials said Sunday. The gunbattles in southern Kashmir began overnight after government forces raided two villages following a tip that rebels were hiding there and came under fire, police said. Police said the ...

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 8 killed in Gopalganj bus plunge

Photo : killed in Gopalganj bus plunge. Bangladesh Desk : Eight people were killed and 23 others injured in a road accident at Biswambordi on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Muksudpur upazila early Sunday. Four of the deceased were identified as Asim Majhi, 32, hailing from Jhalakathi, Hasan, 25, hailing from Barguna, Dipan Biswas, 18, son of Makhan Biswas, a resident of ...

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Man City beats Everton 3-1, can clinch EPL by beating United

Sports Desk : Manchester City cruised past Everton 3-1 to ensure Pep Guardiola can seal his first English Premier League title by beating Manchester United next Saturday. Goals from Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, and Raheem Sterling set up the chance for City to become the quickest side to clinch the Premier League with six matches remaining. A win next week will ...

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