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Theresa May says Brexit deal still ‘achievable’ despite differences

Prime Minister Theresa May has called for “cool, calm heads” as she insisted a Brexit deal was “still achievable” despite differences with the EU. She said it was “frustrating” the two sides could not agree how to guarantee no hard border in Northern Ireland.   The issue could not “derail” the chances of striking a deal, she said.   And ...

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Yemeni president fires prime minister, citing ‘negligence’

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has fired the prime minister, accusing him of “negligence” in running the country. In a decree late Monday, Hadi’s office said Ahmed bin Dagher was guilty of poor economic performance and failure to avert a collapse of the currency.   The statement named Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed as the new prime minister. He was previously ...

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Matthew Hedges: Durham student charged with UAE spying

A British student has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates, officials have said. The UAE government said on Monday that Matthew Hedges was accused of “spying for and on behalf of a foreign state”.   Mr Hedges, a PhD student at Durham University, was arrested on 5 May in Dubai and has reportedly been held in solitary ...

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Facebook tool makes UK political ads ‘transparent’

From today, if you want to advertise a political cause on Facebook in the UK, you’ll have to obey new rules. You will need to prove your identity and location to the company, and each ad will carry a message saying who paid for it. There will also be an online archive, showing all of your previous ads, roughly how ...

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England hands Spain its first home loss in 15 years

It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting “Ole” at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own players.   It was only halftime on Monday and the Spaniards had already seen their national team concede three goals for the first ...

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New dating app for Trump fans leaks data: Report

New dating app DonaldDaters was supposed to help lonely conservatives find each other discreetly. But the app leaked its database of users on launch day, a report said Monday. With the slogan “Make America Date Again,” the app targets the “American-based singles community connecting lovers, friends, and Trump supporters alike,” its website says. The app had just over 1,600 users ...

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India Zika virus outbreak cases reach 60

The number of Zika virus cases has touched 60 in India, with more people being diagnosed with the infection, health officials said Monday.   “Some 60 people have so far tested positive for Zika and all are from the western Indian state of Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur. Some of these victims are migrant workers from eastern states like Bihar,” a senior ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves for Saudi Arabia today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka today for Riyadh on a four-day bilateral visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of Saudi King and Custodian of Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.   “A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage members will depart Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here for the Saudi ...

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Export-import thru Benapole suspended for Durga Puja

Benapole, Oct 16 : Export and import activities between Bangladesh and India through Benapole land port will remain suspend for four days from Tuesday on the occasion of Durga Puja, the largest religious festival of Hindu community. Kartik Chakrabarty, general secretary of Petrapole C&F Agent Staff Welfare Association, said trade between the two neighboring countries will remain halted for four ...

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