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Police: Death toll in Somalia bombing, clashes rises to 18

Cars burn after car bombs in Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday Feb. 28, 2019. At least four people were killed in a powerful explosion late Thursday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, police said, in an attack that Islamic extremists said was an attempt to bomb a hotel. Kenya, Mar 1 : Police say the death toll from a car bombing near a ...

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Bangladesh: We’ll become unable to take new Myanmar refugees

More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August 2017. file photo United Nations, Mar 1 : Bangladesh’s foreign secretary said Thursday his country will need to stop accepting more refugees from Myanmar and accused its government of being “obstructionist” about bringing back more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence. Myanmar, meanwhile, continued to insist it ...

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Chawkbazar fire death toll rises to 70 as another victim dies

Another victim who was critically injured in the Chawkbazar fire has succumbed to his injuries raising the death toll of the horrifying incident to 70. The deceased is Rezaul (21) who died at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) at 1am on Friday. DMCH police camp in-charge Inspector Bachchu Mia confirmed the news of his death. Earlier, ...

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Luka Chuppi movie review

Dhaka, Mar 1 : A meet cute between Guddu (Kartik Aaryan) and Rashmi (Kriti Sanon) soon escalates into full-blown love. But in a daring attempt, the girl wants to try living-in with the boy before settling down for marriage. This even as their small town in North India is up in the arms against live-in relationships, thanks to protests led ...

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Federer reaches semis in Dubai as he chases 100th title

Photo: Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Marton Fucsovics of Hungry during their match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Dubai, Mar 1 : Roger Federer is two matches away from his 100th career title after beating Marton Fucsovics 7-6 (6), 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Dubai ...

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Diabetes drug may help prevent blindness: study

Researchers from China’s Taiwan Province have found that a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may have an effect of lowering the possibility of developing a disease leading to blindness, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) said .   The San Francisco-based academy said the research, disclosed at AAO 2018, its 122nd Annual Meeting being held in Chicago ...

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Pakistan ‘to free Indian pilot today’

Pakistan will release a captured Indian pilot as a “peace gesture” on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said. Mr Khan revealed the decision in parliament, saying that Pakistan was focused on de-escalation. India’s military welcomed the Pakistani move. Pakistan shot down the pilot’s jet on Wednesday, as tensions rose with India over the disputed region of Kashmir. The capture ...

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Bin Laden: US offers reward for Osama’s son Hamza

The United States is offering a reward of up to $1m (£750,000) for information about the son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Hamza. Hamza Bin Laden is emerging as a key leader of the Islamist militant group, the state department says. In recent years, he has released audio and video messages calling on followers to attack the ...

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