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Chinese miner killed in Barapukuria coal mining

A Chinese miner was killed and a Bangladesh worker sustained injuries in an accident in an underground tunnel of Barapukuria coal mine in Dinajpur early Thursday.   The incident took place around 4 am when stones and mining materials fell on them while they were working in the tunnel, leaving one dead and another injured, said AKM Badrul Alam, deputy ...

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Head on collision between 2 buses kills 45 in Zimbabwe

A police spokesman says a bus crash killed 45 people in Zimbabwe, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Police spokesman Paul Nyathi says two long distance buses going opposite directions collided “head on” near Rusape, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of the capital Harare on Wednesday.   The State-run Herald newspaper reported that ...

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Prince Charles won’t ‘meddle’ when he becomes king

The Prince of Wales says he will stop speaking out on topics he feels strongly about when he becomes king, as he is “not that stupid”. He has campaigned on issues such as the environment for decades, but says he would not do the same as monarch.   Speaking in a BBC documentary to mark his 70th birthday, Prince Charles ...

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White House suspends credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta

The White House has suspended the credentials of a CNN’s chief White House correspondent hours after a testy exchange with US President Donald Trump. A White House staffer tried to grab the microphone from CNN’s Jim Acosta at the press conference on Wednesday.   But press secretary Sarah Sanders said access was removed because the reporter put “his hands on ...

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Kali Puja event marks Diwali festivities in London

A first-of-its-kind Kali Puja in the south London suburb of Croydon on Wednesday set a new tradition as part of the city’s annual Diwali festivities. Organised by the non-profit organisation Croydon Bengali Connection (CBC), the event is expected to attract hundreds of members of the Indian diaspora as well as local politicians.   “Diwali has long been one of the ...

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Aspirin may cut liver cancer risk, says study

Regular use of aspirin — defined as taking two or more standard-dose tablets a week for over five years — may reduce the risk of developing primary liver cancer, scientists claim.   The study led by Harvard Medical School researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital in the US support evidence from previous studies aspirin could help reduce the risk of ...

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Facebook launches ‘Ad Breaks’ in Bangladesh

 Facebook on Wednesday launched its ‘Ad Breaks’ facility in Bangladesh.   Through the facility, eligible publishers and creators can now join ‘Ad Breaks’ and monetise their longer-form videos on Facebook, a Facebook press release said.  The social media launched the new facility in Bangladesh as part of its new initiative to expand the facility in different languages across the world. ...

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Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail

A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row has been freed from prison, her lawyer says. Some reports say Asia Bibi has boarded a plane but its destination was not known.   The Supreme Court ruling sparked protests from Islamists and the government had said it would bar her from leaving Pakistan.   Her ...

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Mauritania buses collide killing 11

Eleven people were killed and 44 injured Wednesday when two buses collided on a road between Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott and the central city of Aleg, doctors and police said. Five passengers died in the crash and six more on their way to hospital in Aleg, a doctor said.   The 11 comprised six Mauritanians, two Ivorians, two Togolese and an ...

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