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SYRIAN CHILDREN SHOT DEAD BY TURKISH BORDER GUARDS

Rayhan Ahmed Topader : EIGHT SYRIANS, most of them women and childr- en, have been killed by Turkish border guards while fleeing their war-torn homeland.The group was trying to cross into Turkey via a mountain smuggling route at the western end of the frontier when they were pushed back by Turkish forces firing live rounds.Mobile phone footage obtained by the ...

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T20 CRICKET WILL BE REDUCED TO THE FARCICAL LEVEL OF WORLD WRESTLING

Rayhan Ahmed Topader : India is the home of Twenty20 cricket. Interestingly, theirs was a reluctant journey because they initially shied away for fear of it having a negative impact on television earnings. How ridiculous that seems now. The introduction of the Indian Premier League set the tone for Twenty 20.At best colourful, enter- taining and a serious money-spinner, at worst ...

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Can Bangladesh ever have Chilcot-type thoroughinquiry report?

In 2003, UK with USA and 46 other countries went to the warin Iraq on the grounds of Saddam Hossain had mass destruction weapons which could be activated within 45 minutes. Most of the fellow MPs along with people at large were opposing the UK’s invasion of Iraq, but Mr. Tony Blair being the then prime minister of the UK ...

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Fahrenheit 85.9 Near Arctic Ocean Shores — Extreme Heat wave Settled in Over North-Central Siberia, Canada’s Northern Tier

By Fatema Miah : 70.8 North, 69.2 East. It’s the Latitude Long co-ordinate location of a section of the Yamal Peninsula in Siberian Russia. A typically chilly region of frozen but now thawing ground more than 4 degrees of Latitude north of the Arctic Circle. A place that saw the appearance of odd, disturbing (and now controversial) methane blowholes pockmarking ...

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PLAIN TRUTH : Eid Mubarak to you all from the Masjid al-Haram

Words of Peace from the Land of Peace   Dr. Mozammel Haque : Makkah al-Mukarramah: I wish all of you a happy Eid Mubarak 2016 from the Masjid-al-Haram in the Balad al-Ameen. The Saudi Royal Court announced that Wednesday has been declared as the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr, a celebration marking the end of fasting in Ramadan. The declaration was ...

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UK’s next prime minister very confident

Rayhan Ahmed Topader  : Theresa May is the new Conservative Party leader and will become the UK’s second female prime minister on Wednesday, taking charge at one of the most turbulent times in recent political history.The 59-year-old home secretary’s carefully cultivated image of political dependability and unflappability appears to have made her the right person at the right time as the ...

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It is 27th Ramadan tonight!

By Fatema Miah All over the world People have completed reciting, and reading Quran over the month of Ramadan. Most have read complete Quran all over from the beginning to the end, and some have repeatedly done the same many times; more than once, twice, three times or more. May Allah accept our recitations, readings efforts and performances, Ameen. Ramadan ...

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Brexit and the ramifications

  By Syed Badrul Ahsan The people of Britain have made their choice over their future in Europe. They have voted, by a margin of 52 per cent to 48, to leave the European Union forty three years after coming into it in 1973. The irony ought not to be missed. Forty three years ago, it was a Conservative Prime ...

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Brexit, Article 50 & new Immigration Rules

  By – Barrister M. A. Muid Khan   Prologue “We not only have a parliamentary democracy, but on questions about the arrangements for how we’ve governed there are times when it is right to ask the people themselves and that is what we have done…The British people have voted to leave the European Union and their will must be ...

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Brexit, multilateral trade and Bangladesh

The United Kingdom’s (UK) decision to quit the European Union, known as Brexit, has spurred a new wave of debate on its impact on multilateral trading regime. Immediately after the referendum on June 23, 2016, when the majority wanted Britain to leave the EU, policymakers, experts and businesses across the world are getting increasingly engaged in the debate. Analysis of ...

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