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Khaleda gets bail in two cases

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has surrendered before a special court and received bail in two graft cases. The BNP chief appeared before the Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-5, the makeshift court built on the premises of Madrasa-e-Alia Dhaka in city’s Bakshibazar, after 11:00 am on Tuesday (December 05). She sought bail in the graft cases and the court accepted her plea. ...

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US court allows Trump travel ban

The US Supreme Court ruled President Donald Trump’s travel ban on six mainly Muslim countries can go into full effect, keeping the legal challenges pending. The decision is a boost for Trump’s policy against travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. The ruling covers the third version of the directive that the president has issued since taking office. ...

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B Chy, Kader Siddique, Rab, Manna float ‘Juktafront’

Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh, Krishak Sramik Janata League, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal and Nagarik Oikya on Monday formed a new political alliance called Juktafront, making former president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury its convener. The alliance was formed at a meeting of the senior leaders of the four parties at the residence of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal president ASM Abdur Rab in Uttara of the ...

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Qatari, Saudi ministers at summit talks despite Gulf spat

The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar attended round-table talks Monday ahead of a regional Gulf summit, in their first such encounter since Riyadh cut all ties with Doha. The meeting was also attended by UAE state minister for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash and Bahrain’s assistant foreign minister, Abdullah al-Dossari. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, all ...

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UAE to host Afghanistan investment conference, aid Afghan Air Force and peace process

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani told parliamentarians on Sunday that the UAE plans to host an important conference focused on investment in Afghanistan and has pledged to help the Afghan Air Force as well as the peace process in the country. Ghani has just returned from his latest regional tour, which included a stop in the UAE. The Emirates, Ghani said, ...

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Nuclear-armed North Korea poses real danger to world: US NSA

A nuclear-armed North Korea poses the real danger to the world including its allies China and Russia, US National Security Adviser Lieutenant General H R McMaster said. Pyongyang acquiring nuclear weapons “would be the most destabilising development” in the post-World War II period, he told Fox News. “It is something that places us at direct risk, but places the world ...

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Myanmar social media anger after Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ word

Pope Francis’s embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier he chose not to publicly air their plight. On Friday the head of the Catholic church met a group of refugees from Myanmar’s stateless Muslim minority in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. He referred to them ...

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Ex-Yemen president  Saleh is dead, Saudi-owned TV says citing party sources 

Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with the Iran-aligned Houthi militia raging in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Monday, quoting sources in Saleh’s party. Al Arabiya quoted a source in Saleh’s General Peoples Congress as saying he was killed by sniper bullets. A Houthi video distributed on social media showed what appeared ...

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Jhenaidah is not closed in the name of education Coaching & Private Ramahma Trade

There is no other way for the guardians except the private and coaching centers at the highest level from Playgroup in Jhenaidah. Parents are now told that the coaching centers of the district have tied up the guardians. Most of the parents of Jhenaidah city have said that crossing the practice of proper education, coaching centers can now be used ...

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Jhenaidah KC College’s cultural activist is assaulted

Kanchan Sangskritik Sangsad, the cultural activist of the government KC College, lauded the meritorious students of the Department of Political Science at the college campus. Sadar Police Station SI Ismail and Sipahi Mamun prevented cultural activists from leaving 12 people with Kusas president Umme Saima Jair after the preparations for celebrating Jhenaidah Raiders Free Day. At one point, sepoyi Mamumu, ...

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