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Philippines: At least 29 dead in Cebu landslide

The Philippines has suspended all mining operations in seven regions of the country after a new landslide killed at least 29 people near a limestone quarry on Cebu island. Rescue operations resumed on Friday after a hillside collapsed and surged down on about 24 houses in two rural villages in Naga city on Thursday.   DPA news agency quoted an ...

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8 Guard members killed in Iran gun attack

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said. The state-run IRNA news agency reported that the wounded included a woman and a child but did not elaborate.   Earlier reports described the assailants as “Takfiri,” a term ...

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Roadside bombing kills 8 children in northern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least eight children have been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in northern Faryab province. Karim Yuresh, spokesman for the provincial police chief, says six other kids were wounded in the blast that took place late Friday afternoon in Shirin Tagab district.   Yuresh says that according to a hospital report, two of the wounded ...

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Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

President Donald Trump has challenged the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, demanding she provide evidence. Mr Trump questioned why law enforcement was not called at the time of the alleged assault, in 1982, if it was “as bad as she says”.   The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh has been held up while the allegations ...

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Bangladesh jute, handicrafts sector to get more Dutch assistance

Dhaka, Sept 22 : The Netherlands has assured support for exporting diversified jute products from Bangladesh to the European Union (EU) market. This was conveyed to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal during his meeting with the Managing Director of CBI of the Netherlands Hans Obdeijn held recently in The Hague, said the Embassy on Saturday. The CBI is ...

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UP chairman gunned down in Barishal

Barishal, Sept 22 : A union parishad chairman was gunned down by some miscreants at Karfa Bazar in Ujirpur upazila on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Bishwajit Baroi Nantu, 40, chairman of Jalla union parishad and also president of union Awami League. Shishir Kumar Pal, officer-in-charge of Ujirpur Police Station, said that some  youths riding on two motorcycles ...

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Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Divers hunt for survivors

Volunteers have been helping rescue efforts At least 136 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say.   Many are missing and it is feared that more than 200 people in total may have drowned. Rescue efforts resumed on Friday after being halted overnight.  The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near Ukara ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina to leave London for New York to join UNGA Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave London on Sunday for New York to attend the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly. The Prime Minister will address the 73rd Session of the UNGA at the UN Headquarters in New York in the evening (local time) on September 27 and hold a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the ...

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Dhaka North City Corporation Panel Mayor Osman Gani passes away

Dhaka, Sept 22 : Dhaka North City Corporation Panel Mayor-1 Osman Gani died at a hospital in Singapore on Saturday morning. He was 69. He, who had been suffering from lungs cancer, breathed his last at Singapore General Hospital at 8:35am (Bangladesh Time) while undergoing treatment there, said public relations officer of DNCC Al Mamun. Osmani Gani went to Singapore ...

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Grenade found in Natore

Photo : Recovered grenade from an under-construction drain in Madrasa intersection area in Natore on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Natore, Sept 22 : Police recovered a grenade from an under-construction drain in Madrasa intersection area of the district town on Saturday morning. Labourers spotted the grenade while they were digging soil for constructing drain in the area and informed police, ...

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