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Merkel and Trump: A study in contrasting images from G-7

In this photo made available by the German Federal Government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump, seated at right, during the G7 Leaders Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Dhaka, Jun 10 (AP/UNB) -Who’s in charge here? Photographs from the Group of Seven summit provided by the German and American ...

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Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire emits another hot sediment flow

Volunteers do rescue work after the eruption of the Volcan de Fuego or “Volcano of Fire”, in San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala, Saturday, June 9, 2018. Escuintla, Jun 10 : Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire released a flow of burning sediment and rock Saturday, causing authorities to order new preventative evacuations almost a week after the initial eruption left at least ...

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Xi hails enlarged Central Asian bloc as G-7 ends in disarray

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photo at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao in eastern China’s Shandong Province Sunday, June 10, 2018. Qingdao, Jun 10 : Chinese President Xi Jinping is hailing the entry of new member states into a Chinese-led security bloc at a weekend gathering that takes place ...

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Volunteers join hands to deliver a Sweet Eid

Emdad Rahman:   Local community volunteers, with the majority being children joined forces whilst fasting 18 hours during Ramadan to pack bags of sweets for children. Sweet Eid is a pioneering, not-for-profit, community project initiated by a group of young British professionals. The idea behind Sweet Eid is to make Eid, a festival celebrated by over 1.6 billion Muslims from ...

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Trooping the Colour: Royals join Queen at birthday parade

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have joined the Queen for the Trooping the Colour parade to mark her 92nd birthday. Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan, who married last month, arrived as part of the carriage procession. Prince Philip, who retired from royal duties last year, did not attend the military parade. He turns 97 on Sunday. Field ...

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Iftar Mahfil held by UK Juboleague

Bangla Mirror Desk: UK Juboleague recently organised an Ifter Mahfil to felicitate newly elected councillors, distinguished members of the community and journalists working in the UK.  Around seven hundred people from different cities across the UK took part in the Iftar Mahfil. Cllr. Nazma Rahman and Hafeez Al Mahi Rahman recited from the Quran in the beginning of the discussion ...

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Kremlin: Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit

Qingdao, June 9 : The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump have mentioned Vienna as a possible venue for their summit, but no decision has been made. Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Saturday that Putin and Trump discussed the prospects for their meeting in a March phone call and talked about locations, with ...

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When Gerard Butler proposed Priyanka Chopra for marriage

Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood’s desi girl, has been turning heads in Hollywood ever since her debut. Other than her amazing onscreen performances, PeeCee’s off-screen charm just couldn’t be dodged. While Priyanka Chopra was linked up quite a times with Hollywood actors, here is an actual incident where she floored actor Gerard Butler. Priyanka Chopra had hosted a party at the ...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan to contest Pakistan elections

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan is set to contest the upcoming general elections in Pakistan on July 25 from a constituency in Peshawar. Ms Jehan, who has already filed her nominations to fight in the polls, will be contesting from the PK-77 constituency of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly.   “I want to work for women’s empowerment. I’d ...

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