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Anyone trying to manipulate Bhola incident to be punished: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a meeting with the central leaders of Jubo League at her official residence Ganobhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO Dhaka, Oct 20 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged all to have patience and warned that those trying to take advantage of the Bhola incident will be punished. “I urge the people of the ...

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Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book

Naomi Wolf. Photo: Collected New York, Oct 20 : Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, “Outrages.” Wolf and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced separately Friday that they had “mutually and amicably agreed to part company” and that Houghton would not be releasing “Outrages.” Neither Wolf nor Houghton immediately provided additional comment ...

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EU’s Tusk says letter of Brexit extension received

Brussels, Oct. 20 : The European Union (EU) has received the letter of Brexit extension from London, Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, said Saturday. “The extension request has just arrived. I will now start consulting EU leaders on how to react. #Brexit”, said Tusk on his twitter account. According to some British media, Prime Minister Boris Johnson requested ...

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UK’s Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn’t want

London,  Oct 20 : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union considers his grudging request to extend the looming Oct. 31 Brexit deadline. Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the EU late Saturday seeking a delay to Britain’s impending departure from the bloc, ...

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HC summons IO of Sagar-Runi murder case

  Dhaka, Oct 20 : The High Court on Sunday summoned the investigation officer (IO) of journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder case to appear before it within  November 6 to explain why investigation into the case has not been completed ever after seven years of the murder. The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Md MostafizurRahman passed the order ...

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4 killed in Bhola clash ‘over Facebook post’

Bhola, Oct 20 : Four people  killed while some two hundred got injured in a clash between police and locals demonstrating in Borhanuddin upazila on Sunday, demanding punishment of a youth over a Facebook post allegedly hurting religious sentiments. Four members of the public — Mizan, Mahfuz Patwari, Shaheen and Mahbub Patwari – lost their live, said Dr Abul Kalam ...

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‘Abominable’ won’t be screened in Malaysia over S. China Sea map

Animated film “Abominable” will not be shown in Malaysia after its distributor Sunday said it could not comply with censors’ demands to cut a controversial scene showing Beijing’s disputed claims in the South China Sea. The decision comes after Vietnam pulled the Universal Pictures movie from theatres days ago and the Philippines’ foreign secretary called for the segment to be ...

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3 killed in Bhola clash over defamatory remarks about prophet

Bhola, Oct 20 : Three people were killed in a clash between police and local people while they were staging demonstrations at Eidgah ground in Borhanuddin upazila on Sunday, demanding the punishment of a youth for reportedly making derogatory remarks  about Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM) and sharing that with his Facebook friends . Three of the deceased were identified as ...

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Man City beats Palace 2-0 to keep up pressure on Liverpool

Photo: Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha, right, jumps as Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne tackles him during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park in London, England, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. London, Oct 20 : Manchester City shrugged off a defensive injury crisis to beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the Premier League on ...

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Indonesia’s popular president to be sworn in for 2nd term

Jakarta,  OCT 20 : Indonesia’s popular president, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, is to be sworn in Sunday for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. Army troops and police, along with armored vehicles, firetrucks and ambulance vans, were ...

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