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Cooperation best for both China and US, Xi tells Trump

History shows that cooperation is the best choice for both China and the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a congratulatory message on Tuesday to mark 40 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations. The two countries agreed last month to a 90-day temporary ceasefire in their bitter trade war to give them time ...

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Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan dies at 81

Veteran actor Kader Khan has died; he was 81. The actor breathed his last in a hospital in Canada where he was living with his son and daughter-in-law for the last few years. The actor had been admitted after complaining of breathlessness and was put on a BiPAP ventilator. He was unable to talk and also showed signs of pneumonia. ...

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Car crashes into New Year’s crowd in Tokyo, eight injured

A car plowed into crowds celebrating New Year’s Day early on Tuesday in a suspected terror attack, leaving eight people injured, including one who was unconscious. A police spokesman said one suspect, in his 20s, had been detained and that he had described the incident as an “act of terror”. The spokesman declined to elaborate. The incident happened shortly after ...

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Mobile internet services resume

Dhaka, Jan 1 : Mobile internet services have been resumed since Tuesday morning after a suspension of about 37 hours. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed the mobile phone operators to restart the services at 10:30 pm, said sources at the operators’ end. On December 30, the telecom regulator suspended the services from 9:30 pm, said Jakir Hossain ...

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Textbook Festival kicks off

Photo: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid kicks off the distribution of books among students at Azimpur Government Girls’ School and College in Dhaka on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 1 : The Textbook Festival, marking the distribution of free textbooks among school and madrasah students, was kicked off across the country on Tuesday morning. Millions of schoolchildren have joined ...

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