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England’s quarantine-free list of countries published

A full list of countries for which quarantine will not apply to people arriving back in England has been published. Countries including Greece, Spain, France and Belgium are on the list, which comes into effect from 10 July. But countries such as China, US, Sweden and Portugal are not, meaning arrivals from those have to isolate for 14 days. Scotland ...

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Accountability essential for Myanmar for atrocities: UK

UK’s International Ambassador for Human Rights Rita French has said accountability for atrocities is essential for Myanmar to move towards peace and stability. “The UK is deeply concerned by the restrictions Rohingya face on their freedom of movement,” Rita said while delivering  statement during the Interactive Dialogue on the situation of human rights of Rohingya people recently. In recent months, ...

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Alia, Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt accused of hurting Hindu sentiments

A complaint was filed before a court in India’s Muzaffarpur on Thursday against filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, besides actor Alia Bhatt, who have been accused of “hurting Hindu sentiments” through a poster of their upcoming venture Sadak 2. The complaint was lodged by Acharya Chandra Kishore Parashar, a resident of Sikandarpur locality of the town, through his advocate ...

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Bangladesh now 8th in global weekly increase of Covid-19 cases: WHO

Bangladesh now ranks eighth in the global weekly increase of new coronavirus cases, according to World Health Organization (WHO). With 26,598 new Covid-19 cases in the last seven days, Bangladesh now ranks eighth globally, WHO Dashboard showed in its pandemic situation in countries, territories and areas. The United States of America has come up to the first position again as ...

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Former home minister Sahara Khatun to move to Thailand on Monday

Former home minister Sahara Khatun, who is undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s United Hospital for several health complications, has set to move to Thailand for better treatment. She will be taken to Bumrungrad Hospital, Thailand on Monday, her nephew Mojibur Rahman told media today (Friday). The 77-year-old was admitted to United Hospital, Dhaka on Jun 2 with a fever, allergy and ...

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Carlos Ghosn: Japan ask US to extradite ex-Green Beret and son over Japan escape

Japan has asked the US to extradite a former special forces soldier and his son for allegedly helping ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan last year. Ex-Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son Peter were held in Massachusetts in May, several months after Japan had issued warrants for their arrest. The US authorities confirmed a formal extradition request was submitted, ...

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Ex-diplomats for proper planning to face COVID-19 global challenges

Former diplomats and foreign secretaries have laid emphasis on taking short-term, mid-term and long-term plans for Bangladesh to face global challenges during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. They made the suggestions when the Foreign Ministry held a virtual meeting on Thursday afternoon inviting the former diplomats to discuss the ways to address the global challenges created due to the pandemic, ...

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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, his government resign

The French government led by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and his government have submitted their resignations, which President Emmanuel Macron has accepted, according to the Elysee Palace. No reason was given in the short statement issued on Friday, but a cabinet shuffle had been widely expected after Macron promised to chart a new course for the last two years of ...

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Zidane wants Messi to stay in Spain despite Barcelona exit claims

Lionel Messi was reported on Thursday to be planning to leave Barcelona in 2021, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was hoping the Argentine maestro will stay in Spain. Messi’s current contract expires next year and he has halted negotiations due to frustrations with the direction of the club, said Spanish radio station Cadena Ser. Barca sit second in La ...

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